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Are you ready for the presidential election?

We all like to be fully I nformed, but it takes a lot of time! There is a lot of hypocrisy, exaggeration, double standard,...

Original post made by Marie on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 24, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 31 comments | 547 Views

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State legislators holding bipartisan town hall in San Ramon

The San Ramon Valley’s representatives in the State Legislature, Republican Assemblywoman Catharine Baker and Democrat...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Daniel Wall, on Mar 22, 2017 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 527 Views

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Legislation would make it easier to pass local transportation funding measures

Proposed legislation announced by State Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) this week would make it easier for local governments...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Really Semper?, on Feb 21, 2017 at 8:24 am | 5 comments | 698 Views

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Danville's congressman to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by sponge_b0b_roundpants, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:49 am | 90 comments | 4922 Views

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Why the Electorial College is Needed

The founding fathers were very wise to create the electoral college. The recent presidential election provided clear reasons...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 21, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 194 Views

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American Manufacturing -- Facts and Assumptions

If you listened to one of the candidates in the recent presidential election, you would think that American manufacturing...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 118 Views

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Link to Gary Johnson's Debate Answers

If you are fed up with both Trump and Hillary, try Gary Johnson, the viable alternative. Imagine if Hillary and Donald...

Original post made by rosalindr on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by rosalindr, on Oct 19, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 163 Views

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Mike Pence Completely Destroys Tim Kaine in VP Debate

It was amazing how much better Governor Mike Pence did than Senator Tim Kaine at the Vice Presidential debate. Even CBS,...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 14, 2016 at 12:52 pm | 6 comments | 291 Views

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Increased water use statewide could lead to mandatory restrictions

A recent dramatic drop in water conservation statewide could lead to a renewal of state-imposed mandatory water restrictions,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Trump supporter, on Oct 11, 2016 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 972 Views

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Cook-Kallio and ACAP

I'm a Democrat, but count my vote, once again, for Assemblywoman Catherine Baker who has, in her first term representing...

Original post made by Billie on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Oct 3, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 302 Views

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Local Democratic Clubs hosting forum on state propositions, BART bond

Four area Democratic Clubs are holding a public forum this Thursday night for residents interested in learning more about...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Westerner, on Sep 30, 2016 at 6:39 am | 3 comments | 1018 Views

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17 state propositions to consider on November ballot

Brace yourself. The sample ballots you'll receive in the mail starting Oct. 10 will have much more than just the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Anne Malover , on Sep 23, 2016 at 9:22 am | 14 comments | 2872 Views

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Obama & Democrats Anti-Police Rhethoric Ignites Race War

The Police are human, and as humans, make mistakes. They have an incredibly difficult job to do, and everyday when they leave...

Original post made by American on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Danville, on Jul 31, 2016 at 6:16 am | 31 comments | 537 Views

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Joan Buchanan Speaks on the Delta Tunnels

Joan Buchanan President, Restore the Delta How Do We Stop the Delta Tunnels? Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45 Dinner ($26) 7:15...

Original post made by San Ramon Valley Democratic Club on Jun. 17, 2016
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Joan Buchanan Speaks on the Delta Tunnels

Joan Buchanan President, Restore the Delta “How Do We Stop the Delta Tunnels?” Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45...

Original post made by San Ramon Valley Democratic Club on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 235 Views

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Election Night: County supervisor race poised for runoff

The stage is set for a November runoff for the right to represent Blackhawk, Diablo and the rest of District 3 on the Contra...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jayne and John, on Jun 8, 2016 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 2052 Views

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With race tightening, Bernie Sanders rallies crowd during Palo Alto stop

Thousands flocked to Palo Alto to chant, to cheer, to wave signs, and to "feel the Bern" and to experience the rare thrill...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 4, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 1030 Views

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San Ramon seeks applicants for city commissions

The city of San Ramon recently announced openings for boards, committees and commissions positions. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by RobertMason, on Apr 30, 2016 at 3:49 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

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Remember Tax Day When Voting

As you write those big checks today to the government, remember this feeling when you vote in November. When Bernie Sanders...

Original post made by American on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Howie Jarvis, on Apr 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 225 Views

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Sue Savod's Lyme log

My forearm muscles hurt, my right hip joint hurts, my swollen left knee hurts, I have brain fog -- I can't remember most...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sue savod, on Mar 29, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 5 comments | 2499 Views
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 865 views

Women’s History Month
By John A. Barry | 6 comments | 264 views

My New Letter to President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 65 views