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Prop 8 does discriminate

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen's Letter to the Editor printed in the paper Oct. 3 stating "Under California state law the...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:49 pm | 205 comments | 9364 Views

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Community divided by Prop 8

A number of issues on the November ballot have sparked debate and discussion, but none has been as polarizing as Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Someone, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:09 am | 108 comments | 2756 Views

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McNerney, Garamendi join Democrats to pass historic health care reform

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman called "a critical step," was approved Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rainman, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:26 am | 106 comments | 2336 Views

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Court blocks broadcast of same-sex marriage trial

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote today blocked a proposed limited broadcast of a federal trial in San Francisco on the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by spcwt, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:53 am | 62 comments | 1846 Views

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Did you hear that McNerney voted for ObamaCare?

Well Jerry never heard that either, or at least he would like you think that. But the unfortunate reality is that HE DID...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 58 comments | 1679 Views

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Sad day - Michele Bachmann is not seeking re-election

If there was one person who was the hope for our country, that was her. Please call/email her and ask her to reconsider the...

Original post made by Julia on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Republican, on Sep 22, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 47 comments | 1832 Views

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A man of Peace??

So Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. There is no greater evidence needed to confirm that this award is totally political and...

Original post made by Fred F on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by cardfark, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 43 comments | 2322 Views

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Letter: McNerney will create jobs

"I write with rage and confusion to ask what David Harmer proposes to do when 'government exits the business of running and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 37 comments | 1074 Views

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Ban 4th of July Parades!

These 4th of July parades are just conservative-supporting, RightWing, pro-American displays and are not reflective of Democrat...

Original post made by ! on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Jul 5, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 34 comments | 2529 Views

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State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matty, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:22 am | 34 comments | 1679 Views

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Justice vs Fear...and Justice, for this moment, prevails

My faith in the American judicial system is, for this moment, restored. Equal rights for ALL is the foundation of our country,...

Original post made by Caroline on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Sep 4, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 1604 Views

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Joan Buchanan: Resign your Assembly seat

Joan Buchanan: Resign your Assembly seat. Quoting from your campaign for the State Assembly: "California's budget is a mess!"...

Original post made by David Abelmann on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by ED COSGROVE, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 29 comments | 2827 Views

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McNerney introduces bill to fight outsourcing

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th District) has introduced a bill to stop outsourcing by cracking down on what he calls...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by DaveB, on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 28 comments | 1462 Views

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McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 28 comments | 1357 Views

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WHTGW

WHTGW? Whatever happened to Global Warming? You don't hear much about it these days since it came out that the data were...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 28 comments | 1583 Views

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Both McNerney, Harmer in Washington as Congressional vote count continues

Both 11th District Congressional candidates from the Nov. 2 election are now in Washington, D.C. While McNerney has declared...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Nov 21, 2010 at 9:58 am | 27 comments | 1866 Views

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State Senate committee hears arguments on stronger gun control laws

Voices on both sides of the gun control debate were heard Tuesday in Sacramento, as the Senate Committee on Public Safety...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Raul, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 24 comments | 1123 Views

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9th Circuit rules state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in San Francisco today ruled that Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:16 am | 23 comments | 1138 Views

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McNerney's veterans care bill becomes law

A bill said to improve health care for veterans was signed into law today as part of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on May 12, 2010 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 1349 Views

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A terrible waste of State money

Many Californians are upset about how much money the State wastes each year. Many residents of San Ramon were upset by City...

Original post made by San Ramon Oberver on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by the dogfather, on Sep 22, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 21 comments | 1278 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 36 comments | 1,170 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 841 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 524 views

trAction Painting Summer Camp
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 115 views