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Pleasanton Weekly recommends No on Measure MM

In an editorial, the Pleasanton Weekly today is recommending that voters cast a No vote on Measure MM on the Nov. 8 ballot Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 1, 2016 at 10:41 am | 103 comments | 10848 Views

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Foothill High issues guidelines for Halloween costumes

Halloween is a minimum class day at Foothill High School Monday where administrators also have issued six costume guidelines...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Albert, on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 714 Views

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News Flash: Pleasanton Wastes a Lot of Money on a Failed Dog Park

City of Pleasanton announcement: "Join the City of Pleasanton to celebrate the grand opening of its second off leash dog...

Original post made by Sam on Oct. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 193 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote No on Prop 64

Proponets of Prop 64 trumpet legalizing marijuana will raise new tax revenue (and ironically say some of this revenue will...

Original post made by zolli on Oct. 30, 2016
Last comment by JWhite, on Oct 31, 2016 at 11:33 am | 4 comments | 262 Views

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City, Chamber Decide for Minimum Notice on Costco

A California Public Records Request has uncovered the following: On November 13 an email from Scott Raty, president of...

Original post made by JJ on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bemyneighbor, on Oct 31, 2016 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 1212 Views

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2nd Annual Tri-Valley Turkey Burn Coming Soon--Sign up Today!

Thanksgiving means it’s time to be thankful. What better way to spend your Thanksgiving morning than spending time with...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation on Oct. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 270 Views

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No Show Ritter and Pentin .... afraid to face the people?

Ritter and Pentin were no-shows on key voter forums with the Pleasanton Voters, a muslim voting group and senior citizens. What...

Original post made by Pay Attention Pleasanton on Oct. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 204 Views

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Special Interests funding Karla Brown

Two large businesses are the TOP 2 contributors to Karla Brown's election campaign, with over $6,000 in "donations." ....and...

Original post made by Susan Frank on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pay Attention Pleasanton, on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 13 comments | 611 Views

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Question about Costco and MM...

What if you're against Costco because of the massive subsidy, the "back-room" dealing and clandestine nature and dishonesty...

Original post made by Jack on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 52 comments | 555 Views

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No on RR - No cash for BART

I'm voting No on Measure RR, which would provide $3.5 billion for BART. It's a tax, estimated to last 48 years. It needs...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 574 Views

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Expect dramatically longer commutes home to Tri-Valley if Costco is built

Pleasantonians I want to first go on record that I am not trying to be demeaning to anybody’s opinion here. I only hope...

Original post made by Brian Moore on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Oct 29, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 15 comments | 541 Views

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A City / Taxpayer Bailout for Multi-Billion Dollar Global Retailer Costco?

"Development should pay for itself, not existing taxpayers." - every mayor (except Thorne) Why are existing taxpayers...

Original post made by Costco bailout like Wall Street bailout on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 289 Views

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Are Pleasanton Task Force Seats for Sale

I think City Council candidates Jerry Pentin and Herb Ritter need to explain to the public what is their connection between...

Original post made by Timothy W on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Pay Attention Pleasanton, on Oct 29, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 390 Views

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It's not cheap to run for local office

Each year the costs keep mounting for those seeking election to the mayor's post and the Pleasanton City Council. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by PayAttention Pleasanton, on Oct 29, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 1037 Views

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4 Livermore Lab scientists selected as 2016 fellows of American Physical Society

Four Livermore National Laboratory scientists, including one from Pleasanton, have been selected as 2016 fellows of the American...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Adam Mackwood, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2425 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 Joe Streng, on Oct 28, 2016 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments | 2150 Views

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K-9 'Cubby' new name for city's dog park

We have a new dog park in Pleasanton, and Cubby's is its name. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/10/07/k-9-cubby-new-name-for-citys-dog-park...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Joe Streng, on Oct 28, 2016 at 5:20 pm | 8 comments | 3255 Views

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Mayor Thorne to be Invetigated by Enforcement Division of FPPC

In a letter dated October 25, 2016 received today by the Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth from the Fair Political...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mike W., on Oct 28, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 30 comments | 712 Views

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Alameda County to close most courthouses over Christmas holiday week

Courthouses in Alameda County other than the Wiley W. Manuel courthouse in Oakland will be closed from Dec. 23 to Jan....

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Oct 28, 2016 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board adopts new curriculum for students with dyslexia

Pleasanton school board trustees approved new curriculum for students with dyslexia and other reading difficulties at their...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Stu Shader, on Oct 27, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2482 Views
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