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PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Erlene DeMarcus

Erlene DeMarcus is a recognized transportation expert who has spent a career working for the betterment of our community. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by to Question, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 24 comments | 3671 Views

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4 candidates in race to fill City Council seat in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Janis, on Apr 2, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 24 comments | 4004 Views

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Pleasanton set to start negotiations tonight with employees union

The City Council will open negotiations with the Pleasanton City Employees Association (PCEA) at its meeting tonight in...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 21, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 24 comments | 4578 Views

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Mercedes dealership

What's up with the Mercedes dealership. Appears to be empty. Are they closed? At one time I heard they were building a new...

Original post made by Earl on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Leo , on Mar 23, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 24 comments | 2380 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs high density apartment complex on Bernal at Stanley

With only one objector at a two-hour public hearing, the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved construction of a 345-unit...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by XYZ, on Aug 12, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 24 comments | 3714 Views

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Homeless on Valley Ave

Today I noticed a homeless man near the corner of Valley and Santa Rita - Safeway side, by the gas station. He had a cardboard...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by franco, on Sep 3, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 24 comments | 1740 Views

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With just 3 days to go, BART-unions say they're making progress to avert Friday morning strike

With three days remaining before a 60-day cooling off period expires, negotiators for BART management and its labor unions...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 7, 2013 at 6:21 am | 24 comments | 2779 Views

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Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek open today

City, civic and business and regional leaders from Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and Alameda County will cut a ribbon at...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by El Loco, on Nov 4, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 24 comments | 21159 Views

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It's flashing yellow, can I turn?

The city of Pleasanton has changed the traffic light at Hopyard Road and Parkside Drive to a four-phase signal that motorists...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gail, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 24 comments | 8781 Views

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'New' Stoneridge Drive now 40 mph

The speed limit on the newly extended section of Stoneridge Drive has been raised to 40 mph despite objections from City...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cluelessness, on Jan 26, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 24 comments | 8523 Views

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Hacienda Housing Park or China Town

Hacienda Business Park is the biggest mistake in Pleasanton history. All we can do now is build housing and schools. They...

Original post made by Jim on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 24 comments | 1414 Views

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Things I Love in Pleasanton

The Beautiful day we're having, The Dairy, The Farmers Market. Out cultural diversity, Numerous beautiful parks and...

Original post made by Love, too on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by On the Road, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 24 comments | 2479 Views

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Council votes to move forward on East Side development planning

Following through on their campaign pledges, newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton City Council voted last...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by To Bill, on Dec 22, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 24 comments | 5650 Views

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School board approves 2015-16 calendar

The Pleasanton school board approved the dates for the 2015-16 instructional calendar Tuesday evening, with a start date...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 2, 2015 at 7:11 am | 24 comments | 5934 Views

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Whole Foods opens to huge crowds in Dublin

Crowds filled the sidewalks and part of the parking lot Wednesday for the grand opening of Whole Foods' 43rd Bay Area market...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Skysky, on May 27, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 24 comments | 7212 Views

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PLEASANTON COUNCIL MEMBER KARLA BROWN IS WRONG

Karla Brown wants to reduce senior water and sewer discounts from 20% to 15% because seniors are "multi-millionaires that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 1076 Views

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What happened to our new library

I just read in this morning's Tri-Valley Times, that Dublin library will get a 1400 square foot, high-tech expansion. Their...

Original post made by Helen on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Christian, on Aug 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 24 comments | 1044 Views

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1 dead, 5 injured after SUV crashes into Livermore gym

Pedal confusion led to a fatal crash this morning at a Livermore gym when an SUV crashed through the doors of the building...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Franco, on Sep 25, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 24 comments | 6500 Views

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Tara's Ice Cream has closed

Was driving down Main Street this morning and noticed that Tara's Ice Cream store looked dark and empty. It looks like they...

Original post made by Damon on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 30, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 24 comments | 2686 Views

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Referendum opponents complain to City Council about strong-arm tactics of signature gatherers

Opponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 3021 Views
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