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Momentum Growing for Measure MM

It has been a good two weeks for proponents of "Yes on Measure MM", known by many as the "No Costco Initiative." Documents...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Dave J., on Nov 5, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 104 comments | 2334 Views

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Santa Claus arrives this morning at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Halloween just closed out the month of October, but stores throughout Pleasanton are already decorating for the Christmas...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2194 Views

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Alameda County Registrar's office open this weekend for voting

The Alameda County Registrar of Voters will be open this weekend to allow voters to vote early for Tuesday's General Election. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1079 Views

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MM Can Be a WW

I am modifying a post made by Dave Johnson, and posting it as a new topic, with his blessing. Even you who want Costco,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Nan, on Nov 5, 2016 at 9:39 am | 42 comments | 934 Views

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A Letter from Small Business Owners

This letter was hand-delivered to many households in Pleasanton Dear Pleasanton Voter, This will be the only letter that...

Original post made by Allen on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 4, 2016 at 9:48 pm | 16 comments | 567 Views

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Would they still sign the ballot measure for NO on MM?

Now that the backroom deals plus Jerry Thorne is under investigation, I wonder if these signers of the ballot initiative...

Original post made by Fredrick the mathematician on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Preserve Pleasanton, on Nov 4, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 9 comments | 435 Views

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Its been a great 24 hours for no on MM

Its been an awesome, extraordinary 24 hours for the no on MM Movement as the East Bay Times editorial board supports No on...

Original post made by Mr. Everyday on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Nov 4, 2016 at 8:23 pm | 4 comments | 415 Views

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Bigotry

Post removed because it referred to a post that was removed, wihich was removed because it referred to a post that was removed...

Original post made by Born in Asia, Love Pleasanton on Nov. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 378 Views

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Karla Brown and Julie Testa

This Independent editorial published yesterday gets it right! [Web link removed per terms of use against promotion of...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Nov 4, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 388 Views

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Letters

Elect Herb Ritter to the Pleasanton City Council Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/11/04/letters...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by wow!!, on Nov 4, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 565 Views

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MM Stops Bad Deal; Both Sides Still have Choices on Costco

Interestingly, until I read a recent blog by res1, I did not understand that Measure MM only stops this very bad deal. Costco...

Original post made by Dave J. on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 3, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 27 comments | 643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers rally in support of state, local school funding measures

Members from the Association of Pleasanton Teachers rallied at schools across the city Tuesday in support of California Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Austerity_in_Gov, on Nov 2, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 14 comments | 2559 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly recommends Arkin, Hintzke, Ruegsegger for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed incumbents Valerie Arkin and Jamie Hintzke for re-election to the school board in the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Momma Bear, on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 3151 Views

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FPPC letter

Copy available here: http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/10/28/fppc-letter ...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Nov 2, 2016 at 8:47 am | 23 comments | 790 Views

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Costco/ Nearon Infrastructure Could Cost Pleasanton $26.6 Million

Many numbers have been used for the infrastructure costs Pleasanton is on the hook for, if Measure MM does not pass. Most...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:55 pm | 20 comments | 1571 Views

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Latest Costco Beak Even, 25-30 Years

There have been many numbers used for break even regarding the City funding of infrastructure for Costco/ Nearon. Here are...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nan, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 18 comments | 556 Views

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Costco uses Lies in Recent Information on MM

Costco stoops to new low in a recent email saying "funding for the necessary traffic improvements will be paid for by Costco,...

Original post made by Dave J. on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:22 pm | 44 comments | 1054 Views

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Mayor Thorne and Kathy Narum in "Stand Down" Metting on Initiative MM

Combing through over 1100 documents provided by the City to the Pleasanton Citizens for Planned Growth, an email from Nelson...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 1, 2016 at 6:19 pm | 53 comments | 1254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton North Rotary will hold its annual Youth Speech Contest on Friday January 6th at Handles Gastropub in Pleasanton. Sign up today!

Pleasanton North Rotary will hold its annual Youth Speech Contest on Friday January 6th, 2017 at Handles Gastropub in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Oct. 30, 2016
Last comment by Fairlands Father, on Nov 1, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 238 Views

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BART Janitor made $270,000 last year

Unbelievable. http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/11/01/bart-janitor-grossed-270k-in-pay-and-benefits-last-year/ If Measure...

Original post made by BART Rider on Nov. 1, 2016
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