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Undecided on Measure K

This is my first time voting (I'm 18) and I wanted to clear a few things up about measure K. 1. I do not feel any guilt...

Original post made by Anthony on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on May 28, 2016 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 356 Views

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I am voting NO on K, NO to 43 MORE Executive Houses in Pleasanton

After reading my voters pamphlet and talking to my neighbors I finally decoded the whole Measure K thing. I am against...

Original post made by No on K on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on May 27, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 254 Views

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Another reason to Vote YES on Measure K--Assembly Bill 2522

Voting YES on Measure K approves a greatly reduced housing project of 43 traditional-style, single-family homes in a valley,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 159 Views

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No on K converted me to YES

I just received an electronic notice from my house security cameras that someone was trespassing on my porch. Got a nice...

Original post made by Tired of the arrogance on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on May 27, 2016 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board spares 2 librarian jobs from layoffs, seeks funds to save others whose positions are on chopping block

Pleasanton's school district Tuesday scraped together enough money to fund another two library assistants, and the school...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 27, 2016 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2439 Views

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Confused about Measure K?--Reject No on K group's false statements by voting YES

Another full-page ad in today's edition (5/27/16) of the Pleasanton Weekly, another effort of intentional misdirection, deception,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaitlin's cancer fight officially ends

Every single person is affected by cancer, says survivor Kaitlin Gallagher, 20. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/26/kaitlins-cancer-fight-offic...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Kevin Gallagher , on May 26, 2016 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 7284 Views

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Who Is No on K?...WEALTHY PLEASANTON HILLTOP RESIDENTS

In response to the latest misleading full-page ad in today's (5/20/16) edition of the Pleasanton Weekly: 99%+ of the funding...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on May 26, 2016 at 4:32 pm | 39 comments | 2147 Views

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Editorial: Figuers, Ramirez Holmes and Thiel for Zone 7 board

In the Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors election, we endorse incumbents Sandy Figuers and Angela Ramirez Holmes and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on May 26, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 9 comments | 2645 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill alum hired to Portland volleyball staff

Former Foothill Falcons volleyball star Betsy Sedlak has been named a new assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sigrie Potter, on May 26, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1021 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Honoring Bravery

Ahead of the tour's stop in Livermore this weekend, I toured World War II B25 and B17 bombers -- aka the "Flying Fortress"...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Marion Stearns, on May 26, 2016 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1599 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Middle shines at recent music competition

Pleasanton Middle School's music program hit high notes at a recent music Music in the Parks Festival at Milpitas High School. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 26, 2016 at 7:36 am | 3 comments | 1155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond discussion shows district security issues, technology aspirations

Pleasanton school district staff presented a surprising picture Saturday of isolated decay and troublesome security holes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 25, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 11 comments | 1529 Views

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Memorial Day Breakfast to Honor Military & Veterans

On Monday, May 30th - Memorial Day Breakfast Program at 8:30am - Honoring Veterans All veterans and current military are...

Original post made by Ken mano on May. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expected to get more state funding for staff

Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/22/school-district-expected-to-get-mor...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Transplanted, on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1559 Views

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Bike from Work After-Party Raises Funds for Firefighters

Tri-Valley Bike to Work Day Comes to a Happy Close at Official Happy Hour Cyclists and New Leaf Community Market customers...

Original post made by Patti Bond on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 230 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote for Catharine Baker - State Assembly

Another mailer today for Catharine's opponent, Cheryl Cook-Kallio. This one came from the CTA - the California Teachers'...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 175 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More misinformation from No on Measure K folks--reject NIMBYism and vote YES on Measure K for ALL Pleasantonians

It's unfortunate, but not surprising, that various myths and propaganda keep getting regurgitated and promulgated by No on...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 23, 2016 at 11:12 am | 26 comments | 778 Views

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Sanctuary cities

When voting for the person to represent our state in the U.S. Senate, to replace Barbara Boxer, remember this: Duf Sundheim...

Original post made by helen on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by helen, on May 23, 2016 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 287 Views

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A 20 year City loan just to get a Costco? No thank you!

I am a Costco member - and proud of it. I went to learn more about if and when Costco might come to Pleasanton last Tuesday...

Original post made by Lee Phan on Apr. 17, 2016
Last comment by Registered Joe, on May 22, 2016 at 4:10 pm | 14 comments | 2186 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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