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wate water treatment facility in pleasanton

We are in the process of getting a home in knollbrook drive. I am a little bit concerned about being too close to the waste...

Original post made by John on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Real Estate Agent- not necessarily a "Realtor", on Jul 8, 2012 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 3157 Views

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A satirical look at Pleasanton's development committee

I created this video of Valley Ave when passing through Pleasanton last week. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia0IjcFsP3M...

Original post made by John on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Funny, on Jul 25, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 2174 Views

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What happened to the San Ramon lawyer accused of hit and run?

I'm referring to Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney accused of striking and killing Bo Hu on Dougherty Road in 2012, leaving...

Original post made by John on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1638 Views

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EPSP-What's your vote?

It will be decided at the council meeting on the 19th if this plan should terminate, pause or stop Let's do our on poll...

Original post made by John on May. 16, 2015
Last comment by Thomas, on May 18, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 785 Views

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Chick Fil A

Ok I guess I have been under a rock here. Where are they building a Chick Fil A?...

Original post made by John on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Mar 8, 2016 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 586 Views

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Letter from Costco

If you are a Costco member did you get a 'vote no on M' letter today? It sings the praises of having a Costco in Pleasanton...

Original post made by John on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 648 Views

RESTAURANTS

Agora Bistro - strong out of the gate

Took the family to the Agora Bistro last night. I thought it a bit of a risk given that the restaurant is new and the site...

Original post made by John on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Andy, on May 11, 2008 at 11:17 am | 8 comments | 5152 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessings

Anyone know when Blessings will actually reopen? Right next to UNCLE Credit Union, near old location on Santa Rita, the...

Original post made by John on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by vicki, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 7 comments | 2865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shrinking Enrollment at Amador?

Checking my child's "Zangle" GPA, I noticed in the last column that the class of 2011 started with 711 kids, dropped to 609,...

Original post made by John Adams on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Clued In, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 7 comments | 3208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

WEAR GREEN TO SHOW YOUR OPPOSITION TO RAISING TAXES

If you oppose raising taxes, wear green on Tuesday, March 17. GREEN: the color of YOUR money....

Original post made by John Adams on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 25 comments | 2437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself - Deja Vu Anybody?

While cleaning house, I found this letter... how naive the writer was to think a worse time could not come! 27 Jan 2003 Pleasanton...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students support diversity with Day of Silence

Margaret and Ro, my family fully supports you and your partners as valued members of the community!! My daughter came...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 7, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 2424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Committee's Hate Mail to the Community

I see the Committee for Measure G spent their weekly advertising allocation (around $900?) on an angry rant entitled "Letter...

Original post made by John Adams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 5, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 17 comments | 2041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Apologize for using the 'H' Word

I didn't mean to offend FCD or other like-minded individuals. What I should have used was the appropriate term "Character...

Original post made by John Adams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 25 comments | 2185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small-Minded Attacks on Kathleen

"Great people talk about ideas. Average people talk about things. Small people talk about other people." Kathleen Ruegsegger...

Original post made by John Adams on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 16 comments | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money for nothing - PUSD getting theirs?

I saw a tv spot on this company and how they are saving or recycling millions of taxpayer dollars for San Jose schools. ...

Original post made by John Adams on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Response to editorial

I would like to thank Jeb Bing and the Pleasanton Weekly for the January 18 Editorial, “School district braces for state...

Original post made by John Casey, Superintendent on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 8 comments | 3920 Views

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680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 3968 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Vic's All Star Kitchen Closing

My kids returned from school today where they heard that Vic's All Star Kitchen was closing. Does any one out there know?...

Original post made by John K. on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Donna, on Mar 28, 2011 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 4207 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rick Perry's Desperate Plea to California Businesses

California residents will soon be hearing radio and television advertisements from Texas Governor Rick Perry. "Texas...

Original post made by John Koegel on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by the real john, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 18 comments | 2597 Views
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 2,130 views

“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 563 views

My New Letter to President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 488 views

Scholarships help us honor, remember Ryan Comer
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 132 views

 

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