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AROUND TOWN

Why not a referendum?

The city is abuzz with backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's Jan. 5 decision to allow development...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by kmary1, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:20 am | 29 comments | 1455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who is behind the Lund Ranch II Referendum?

A little food for thought this Sunday. Who are the people behind the referendum? Check out where they live on hills and ridges...

Original post made by MsVic on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Trina, on Jan 31, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 333 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Bay luxury home sales up 32% with Pleasanton home selling for $4.8 million

Luxury home sales in the East Bay closed out 2015 on a high note with sales climbing 32% in December from a year ago, according...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 31, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 2817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lund Ranch II Puppet Master Exposed !

Question: So who is the master of puppets in this tragic performance to decimate Measure PP? Answer: Just follow the...

Original post made by Dan on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 31, 2016 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 529 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON IS WHAT IT IS

I have no opinion for and no opinion against development. Pleasanton is what it is, love it or leave it. The 2010 census...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 30, 2016 at 11:54 pm | 3 comments | 379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Y honors 3 with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. award

More than 200 supporters of the Tri-Valley YMCA filled the ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel in Pleasanton Monday to salute...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Great to see, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 3602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pro-referendum group paying for robocalls

The wealthy residents of Sycamore Heights and Bridle Creek, in addition to buying another full-page ad in this week's (1/29/16)...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Trina, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:01 pm | 9 comments | 277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Lund Ranch decision shows Measure PP works

The decision on Tuesday by the Pleasanton City Council to approve a 43-home development on Lund Ranch II shows that Measure...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Jan 30, 2016 at 5:59 pm | 39 comments | 3037 Views

AROUND TOWN

SWALWEL DODGING CONSTITUENT QUESTIONS

Congressman Eric Swalwel, Ala Mary Hayashi is dodging his constituents. Remember Mary Hayashi? Congressman Swalwel has achieved...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Senior Citizen, on Jan 30, 2016 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outdoor Ed Camp Worker Arrested

http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/05/15/outdoor-ed-camp-worker-suspect-in-child-molestation-kiddie-porn-case I...

Original post made by Carla on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by jsck, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lund Ranch Developer Hires Out of State recorded phone service

Just got a Pre Recorded junk phone call from 1-402-875-6291 against the local citizens working to put the issues to a vote. Area...

Original post made by Violates Do Not Call Laws on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by AgainstReferendum, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:36 am | 8 comments | 276 Views

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Pleasanton Mom Weighs in on Lund Ranch Referendum

I am a mom to two young children, and I live near Mission Hills Park. Everyday I see a tremendous volume of traffic going...

Original post made by Sara Thomas on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 258 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pleasanton school district to host parent workshop Saturday on better supporting students

The Pleasanton school district will host a workshop for parents and guardians Saturday to assist them with strategies to...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Jo Schwan, on Jan 29, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 1652 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Response to PW 1/29/16 Editorial "Why not a referendum?" I'll tell you why

Dear Pleasanton Weekly editorial board (and all of Pleasanton): If you believe for a minute that a referendum will "end...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 207 Views

AROUND TOWN

eBay Foundation awards Hope Hospice $10,000 for volunteer program

Hope Hospice has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the eBay Foundation Corporate Advised Fund at Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2929 Views

AROUND TOWN

I am embarrassed by the actions of a few neighbors

I live in Mission Hills, this is my first post, so am sorry if it is not perfect. My husband our 2 children and I live...

Original post made by Name withheld to protect myself on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 28, 2016 at 11:27 pm | 10 comments | 567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Leaf Community Market Brings Harvest of the Month to Gingerbread Preschool

This photo shows Gingerbread Preschool teacher Ms. Mika talking with her students about the importance of eating fruits and...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jan. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 299 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill DECA takes top honors in managerial competition

Foothill's entrepreneur program, DECA, won high honors at a recent San Ramon career skills competition. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Keelie, on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1782 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local girl scout troop collects coats for homeless

Fifth-grade Pleasanton Girl Scout Troop 31497 organized a coat drive for homeless individuals in Oakland over the holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Stockard, on Jan 28, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 971 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valero gas station on Santa Rita Road robbed during mid-day business yesterday

A suspect posing as a customer robbed a Valero gas station in Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/01/27/valero-gas-stat...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Yikes!, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views
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