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EDITOR SHUTS DOWN: WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON Article shutdown because the same post was used on two threads?? If the same post related to two threads--...

Original post made by JJ on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by JJ, 6 minutes ago | 5 comments | 107 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayoral candidate Julie Testa sues city clerk, county registrar after ballot statement rejected

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file Testa's candidate statement...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by g7caligirl, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 3988 Views

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Costco and the Mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne disclosed at the start of a public hearing July 19 that he owns shares of Costco Corp. stock. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, 2 hours ago | 40 comments | 1915 Views

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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, 2 hours ago | 39 comments | 1360 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'New' Dougherty Road now open

A new, 1.5-mile stretch of Dougherty Road opened to drivers in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley Friday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by CanyonLakes, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 2369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Foothill High student arrested for sexual battery, knife possession

Pleasanton police arrested a former Foothill High School student Monday afternoon for alleged sexual battery. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Wade Liggett, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 2502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure laws

The California Supreme Court Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court initially...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 17 hours ago | 9 comments | 721 Views

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Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 241 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Park district kicks off renewable energy project at Shadow Cliffs

Park district officials, project representatives and politicians were on hand at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by John Hitchen, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gauging interest in school board candidates' forum

The PW staff is contemplating how best to serve the community. We have noticed the audience engagement on the posts regarding...

Original post made by Gina Channell, Publisher on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 23, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Citizens' coalition seeks city correspondence on Costco issue

A coalition called Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth today requested records for correspondence between city officials...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:06 pm | 14 comments | 3331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest former student for sexual battery in Foothill High parking lot

Dong-Hoo Lee, 20, a former student at Amador Valley High School, was arrested by Pleasanton police Monday on charges that...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
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new park

Does anyone know what's happening with the park between Valley and Bernal? As I drive down Valley from Sunol Blvd., the...

Original post made by Sue on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 6 comments | 298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retired Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher seeks school board seat

Two candidates with a long history in the Pleasanton school system have joined the race for election to the school board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 34 comments | 6235 Views

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New Starbucks Open...Here we go...

So the new Starbucks is now open at Stanley and Bernal across from the AM/PM at new development.... The new stoplight is...

Original post made by Mynews4me! on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 22, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 370 Views

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School, city activist Julie Testa seeking election as Pleasanton mayor

Julie Testa, a former member of the city's Human Resources Commission and a longtime advocate of measures to reduce school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 11818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss governance handbook, winter water damage at tomorrow's meeting

The Pleasanton school board will discuss updating the handbook detailing its procedures, practices and responsibilities at...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump Ahmadi Governing Board document, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2150 Views

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NEW COSTCO CITY STUDY

At the City Council Meeting on Tuesday night, three consultants, paid for by Nearon Enterprises, the owner and developer...

Original post made by Bob A. on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by KatieK, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:25 am | 21 comments | 1165 Views

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Darlene Wiese remembered as longtime youth sports supporter

If you grew up in Pleasanton during the 1970's and 80's and you played youth sports, you knew "Mrs. Wiese." Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Geib, on Aug 20, 2016 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 2112 Views

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Study shows Nov. 8 initiative less beneficial to Johnson Drive than Costco

The City Council has signed off on a multi-page independent analysis of the impacts of building a 148,000-square-foot Costco...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angie L, on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 815 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 1,278 views

Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 430 views