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No Show Ritter and Pentin .... afraid to face the people?

Ritter and Pentin were no-shows on key voter forums with the Pleasanton Voters, a muslim voting group and senior citizens. What...

Original post made by Pay Attention Pleasanton on Oct. 30, 2016
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Special Interests funding Karla Brown

Two large businesses are the TOP 2 contributors to Karla Brown's election campaign, with over $6,000 in "donations." ....and...

Original post made by Susan Frank on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pay Attention Pleasanton, on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 13 comments | 720 Views

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Question about Costco and MM...

What if you're against Costco because of the massive subsidy, the "back-room" dealing and clandestine nature and dishonesty...

Original post made by Jack on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 52 comments | 654 Views

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No on RR - No cash for BART

I'm voting No on Measure RR, which would provide $3.5 billion for BART. It's a tax, estimated to last 48 years. It needs...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 714 Views

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Expect dramatically longer commutes home to Tri-Valley if Costco is built

Pleasantonians I want to first go on record that I am not trying to be demeaning to anybody’s opinion here. I only hope...

Original post made by Brian Moore on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Oct 29, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 15 comments | 632 Views

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A City / Taxpayer Bailout for Multi-Billion Dollar Global Retailer Costco?

"Development should pay for itself, not existing taxpayers." - every mayor (except Thorne) Why are existing taxpayers...

Original post made by Costco bailout like Wall Street bailout on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 366 Views

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Are Pleasanton Task Force Seats for Sale

I think City Council candidates Jerry Pentin and Herb Ritter need to explain to the public what is their connection between...

Original post made by Timothy W on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Pay Attention Pleasanton, on Oct 29, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 462 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's not cheap to run for local office

Each year the costs keep mounting for those seeking election to the mayor's post and the Pleasanton City Council. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by PayAttention Pleasanton, on Oct 29, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 1221 Views

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4 Livermore Lab scientists selected as 2016 fellows of American Physical Society

Four Livermore National Laboratory scientists, including one from Pleasanton, have been selected as 2016 fellows of the American...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Adam Mackwood, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2688 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contest opens to name Pleasanton's new dog park

Pleasanton will open its second dog park in October, an off-leash, fenced-in park on a two-acre site at the Lagoon Road/Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joe Streng, on Oct 28, 2016 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments | 2437 Views

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K-9 'Cubby' new name for city's dog park

We have a new dog park in Pleasanton, and Cubby's is its name. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/10/07/k-9-cubby-new-name-for-citys-dog-park...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Joe Streng, on Oct 28, 2016 at 5:20 pm | 8 comments | 3699 Views

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Mayor Thorne to be Invetigated by Enforcement Division of FPPC

In a letter dated October 25, 2016 received today by the Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth from the Fair Political...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mike W., on Oct 28, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 30 comments | 789 Views

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Alameda County to close most courthouses over Christmas holiday week

Courthouses in Alameda County other than the Wiley W. Manuel courthouse in Oakland will be closed from Dec. 23 to Jan....

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Oct 28, 2016 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 1795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board adopts new curriculum for students with dyslexia

Pleasanton school board trustees approved new curriculum for students with dyslexia and other reading difficulties at their...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Stu Shader, on Oct 27, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2892 Views

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McKeever out at Open Heart Kitchen

Linda McKeever, associated with Open Heart Kitchen almost since it was founded in 1995 and most recently its executive director,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by DavidC, on Oct 26, 2016 at 11:24 pm | 7 comments | 3000 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorses Swalwell, Glazer, Baker, Hosterman

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed candidates for Congress, State Senate, State Assembly and the Bart Board of Directors...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 26, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 5 comments | 2930 Views

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Re-elect Catharine Baker 16th Assembly District

In response No ballot statement; no spending limit, Ms. Perls has it wrong. Cook-Kallio agreed to the spending limit because...

Original post made by maw on Oct. 26, 2016
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THE REAL DATA ON MEASURE MM

There are four topics on page one of the town square that are posted by yes on Measure MM supporters. Momentum going for...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Oct 26, 2016 at 11:40 am | 3 comments | 452 Views

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Public Records Request Reveals Complicty Between City and Costco

A California public records act request submitted by Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth has uncovered several emails...

Original post made by Allen Bullough on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Oct 26, 2016 at 9:50 am | 25 comments | 712 Views

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New Leaf to Hold BBQ Fundraiser Oct 29 for Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation

On Saturday afternoon October 29, Livermore and Pleasanton firefighters will be tending a fire over a grill outside New Leaf...

Original post made by PattiBond on Oct. 25, 2016
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