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McNerney hosts grants workshop in San Ramon

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) will host a grants workshop to provide information about the availability of federal and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 21, 2010 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 3451 Views

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Obama and the Olympics

Question: Why wasn't Obama able to bring the Olympics to Chicago? Answer: Because lying isn't an Olympic sport....

Original post made by Fred F on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by non-zombie, on Oct 3, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 3674 Views

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Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell calls for immigration enforcement reform

Months after the fatal shooting of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle by an undocumented immigrant, U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin)...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Fed Up, on Nov 21, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 7 comments | 3267 Views

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Great News!! SF Chronicle DOES NOT endorse David Harmer

The SF Chron did not endorse David Harmer. This is a highly positive indicator for the Harmer campaign because it is proof...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 3580 Views

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McNerney's veterans health bill passes House

Legislation authored by Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) that would address the needs of veterans who suffered traumatic...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:29 am | 7 comments | 3722 Views

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Who is QUALIFIED to replace Ellen O. Tauscher?

Dear Dolores, Please read: http://www.contracostatimes.com/lisavorderbrueggen/ci_12019578?nclick_check=1 This morning's...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 5422 Views

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Congressman McNerney bill to raise pay danger pay for Military passed house.

Provisions to raise certain types of pay for members of the armed forces passed the House of Representatives on Friday. The...

Original post made by Ron on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on May 31, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 3285 Views

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Thank you CTA

One of us is a retired educator so we get mail from the California Teachers Association on a regular basis. This is especially...

Original post made by Treebeard on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sadie, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:41 am | 7 comments | 3602 Views

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Online drug monitoring targets 'doctor shoppers'

A new program unveiled Tuesday by California Attorney General Jerry Brown will provide doctors, pharmacists and police with...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 7 comments | 4741 Views

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Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 6833 Views

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Who is an informed resident?

Dear Dolores, Today, neighbors in the Livorna West neighborhoods were defining an informed resident. Clearly, such specification...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 9, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 3778 Views

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Tri-Valley University brought students and spouses into U.S.

Tri-Valley University not only brought students over to Pleasanton on illegal visas, but many of those students brought their...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Satish Chandra, on Feb 9, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 6 comments | 4429 Views

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Bay Area labor groups condemn U.S. Supreme Court decision

In a setback for unions, the U.S. Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote Wednesday struck down the use of mandatory fees for nonmembers...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by A Progressive in Blackhawk, on Jul 5, 2018 at 8:39 am | 6 comments | 3490 Views

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Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 6 comments | 4228 Views

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Mount Diablo observation deck another victim of state budget woes

On a clear day, it's said that one can see 200 miles -- as far away as Yosemite National Park -- from the observation deck...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 4179 Views

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May Day, May Day, time to celebrate!

Dear Emily, "Polling established that 94.7% of Tea Party participants do not drink Tea!" Please let it by my turn to...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on May 3, 2010 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 3048 Views

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Fantastic news in District 11. McNerney is the winner!!

Dublin, CA – Today, with nearly all the votes tallied in California’s 11th Congressional District, Congressman Jerry...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by hal, on Nov 11, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 3344 Views

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Vice mayor, vice president have a lot in common

Some 15 million people visit Washington, D.C., each year. But leave it to Danville Vice Mayor Mike Doyle to spend some time...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:05 am | 6 comments | 4264 Views

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Why Do We Even Have Congressional Districts?

If Mr. Harmer can run for the opportunity to be my congressional representative even though he doesn't live in my district...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 3936 Views

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The Liberal "Lion"

Remember, a lion is a scavenger....

Original post made by Fred F on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 29, 2009 at 10:33 am | 6 comments | 3344 Views
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