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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:15 pm | 43 comments | 1911 Views

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Girls RAGE, boys BUSC open soccer season with Main Street parade Saturday

The 45th annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade will be held from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jason Fukwelle, on Sep 8, 2016 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 861 Views

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Arguments for and against Measure MM initiative

As the Alameda County Registrar's office marks the deadline Friday for submissions to be printed in voter information booklets...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 77 comments | 3858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Following Brock Turner's release, recall-campaign organizers rally; Swalwell speaks

Local and national elected officials, Stanford University students, sexual-assault survivors, parents and others threw their...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by christine, on Sep 6, 2016 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1349 Views

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BART launching perks program for off-peak commutes

BART is launching a program offering cash rewards for riders who commute to work outside of the busiest hours. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 6, 2016 at 5:56 pm | 7 comments | 1637 Views

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Chick-fil-A coming to Pleasanton

Chick-fil-A, a national chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, will open a Pleasanton restaurant in mid-2015...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2016 at 9:11 pm | 13 comments | 9483 Views

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3 bond measures on Nov. 8 ballot will boost taxes paid by Pleasanton property owners

There are three bond measures on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot that will add to Pleasanton property taxes. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasantonian1, on Sep 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 3171 Views

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Sales Tax: Measure MM vs Costco

On August 24, the Independent Newspaper reported that the new study ordered by the City of Pleasanton and funded by the developer,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Tom M., on Sep 3, 2016 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 576 Views

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Court denies Pleasanton mayoral candidate's lawsuit against city clerk

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa's candidate statement will not be placed on the Nov. 8 sample ballot after a court...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 2, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 3463 Views

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Testa heads to court tomorrow over ballot statement dispute

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court Thursday in an effort to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by seenalot, on Sep 1, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 2314 Views

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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 Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 1, 2016 at 11:41 am | 8 comments | 1891 Views

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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON SIMPLIFIED

The registered voters in Pleasanton are responsible for running Pleasanton. It is not the chamber. It is not the developer. It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 28, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 31, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 10 comments | 531 Views

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Opinion: Let the campaigns begin

With all candidates in place for the Pleasanton municipal and school board elections on Nov. 8, the campaigns are underway...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Correction, on Aug 31, 2016 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 2774 Views

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Costco and the Mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne disclosed at the start of a public hearing July 19 that he owns shares of Costco Corp. stock. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 63 comments | 2609 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Pleasanton after high-speed pursuit

A San Jose man led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit through Pleasanton on Monday night before ultimately being apprehended,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 15 comments | 3166 Views

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Paying to read the weekly now?

I can't read articles unless I am paying now??? ...

Original post made by KW on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 30, 2016 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 280 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Khaled, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child cruelty charges filed against worker at Livermore charter school

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has filed misdemeanor assault and battery and child cruelty charges against...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 4284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen Hosting ESL Adult Ed During School Hours?

Dear Friends, Our Pleasanton families need your support in helping to protect our children. We have learned that an adult...

Original post made by Lydiksen on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 29, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 18 comments | 1344 Views

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'All gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor

California businesses and state government buildings may be required to make single-occupancy restrooms available to all...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 29, 2016 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1470 Views
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