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Easing Gridlock

Relief is finally coming for motorists who have been waiting years for some relief from traffic gridlock they encounter,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 21, 2008 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Candidates

I just received the "County of Alameda sample ballot and voter information" Not all the candidates for school board are...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Prasad Rallapalli, on Oct 21, 2008 at 11:44 am | 27 comments | 1877 Views

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Livermore Airport Noise Complaints

Saw this recently... "Airport Statistics for August 2008" Regarding noise complaints "46.7% of the total complaints...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 1455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election 2008: Matt Sullivan runs for second term to represent the people

With a goal to provide representative government to the people, Councilman Matt Sullivan is running for a second term on...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Jolene, on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 9 comments | 1865 Views

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Finding charity items are being stolen in Vintage Hills

Dear neighbors in Vintage Hills, Is anyone else finding that their items put out for charities are being stolen? Last...

Original post made by Lisa-Touriga Drive on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 20, 2008 at 1:39 am | 14 comments | 1734 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 1962 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney or Andal - any arguments?

I'll lay the groundwork by saying that I am a Democrat and my spouse is a Republican. In the last race, my spouse was a...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by William S. Walsh, on Oct 19, 2008 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2008 Election

<B>Steve Brozosky</b> Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4612 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 19, 2008 at 12:34 am | 26 comments | 1844 Views

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Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2266 Views

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Election 2008: Jerry Pentin wants to bring new blood to City Council

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Jerry Pentin decided to run for one of two open seats on the City Council to put his experience...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Wanda, on Oct 17, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

News Digest

<B>Public to meet for pedestrian master plan Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4651...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 17, 2008 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 1360 Views

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Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 2416 Views

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Foos Family Finds a Way to Make Things Fit

Ginny Foos, a substitute teacher in the Pleasanton Unified School District, is different. Her job as an educator isnít confined...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Danielle Savage, on Oct 16, 2008 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1521 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

General Plan, supporting EIR ready for review

After five years of public meetings, City Council and Planning Commission workshops and years of research, analysis and revisions,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Oct 16, 2008 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 1441 Views

SPORTS

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by ADAM GOMES, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 1818 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neely drops out of Pleasanton Council race

Howard Neely, who has served on several Pleasanton commissions and committees since moving here in 1966, announced this weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by L.P., on Oct 14, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 1451 Views

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Disappearing Yard Signs

Why are signs related to the upcoming election being STOLEN from people's front yards?? Any ideas? ...

Original post made by A Concerned Voter on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by tolerance seeker, on Oct 13, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2079 Views

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Front yards again a place for political signs

Political campaign signs are starting to dot the Pleasanton landscape as candidates and their supporters work the precincts,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 2478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Election

Can someone tell me how many people are running for school board and who they are. What is the background of each?...

Original post made by Johnny Wang on Aug. 24, 2008
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Oct 13, 2008 at 8:33 am | 16 comments | 2015 Views

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Chamber endorses Hosterman for mayor, Pentin for council

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Wednesday endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election in the Nov. 4 municipal race...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 12, 2008 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 1647 Views
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