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City of Pleasanton seeks next Poet Laureate Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9840...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:29 am | 1 comment | 1672 Views

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poll shows support for prop 30 dropping

http://www.cbrt.org/initiative-survey-series-2012/initiative-survey-series-october-11th-2012/ This is a California Business...

Original post made by voter on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by voter, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 2305 Views

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Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2116 Views

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STYLE vs SUBSTANCE

You that guest you invite to the party and they just get so obnoxious you really don't care if they were the best dressed...

Original post made by Debate Watcher on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tebow, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 30 comments | 2437 Views

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PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 3131 Views

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3-month sentence for man who bought, supplied alcohol to Laurel Williams

A 22-year-old man charged with buying and supplying alcohol to minors at a party in connection with the death of Laurel Williams...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Outraged mom, on Oct 12, 2012 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 1775 Views

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Pleasanton schools post gains in meeting 'No Child Left Behind' goals

Pleasanton schools are making progress in teaching English language learners and economically disadvantaged students, according...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 9 comments | 2267 Views

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Local Campaign Finances

The City has an electronic system for reporting campaign finances on the city website. I found it quite interesting to look...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 2644 Views

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CVS planning two new drug stores in Pleasanton

CVS Pharmacy, one of the country's largest drug store chains, plans to build two new retail outlets in Pleasanton with stores...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by george, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 17 comments | 3470 Views

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East Bay Stand Down wraps up its 4-day event as homeless veterans head back to where they were

Hundreds of Bay Area homeless veterans are back to wherever they were a week ago after four days of special care during the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Tigerwoods jr, on Oct 11, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 10 comments | 1881 Views

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Brown moves to ease fuel regulations, possibly leading to lower gas prices

The California Air Resources Board has announced that it is easing some restrictions on gasoline production in response to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 10, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 2193 Views

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Censorship By The Pleasanton Weekly. com

Interesting that articles pointing out Pete Stark and his less than honest actions and comments are removed from this site....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 27 comments | 2134 Views

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Prop A1

(Post removed because it was selling a product.)...

Original post made by David Millett on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1678 Views

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PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Cheryl Cook-Kallio

by Cheryl Cook-Kallio Twenty-five years ago I chose to raise my family in Pleasanton because it was a safe, vibrant city...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 36 comments | 2822 Views

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CA state Assembly and Senate districts are critical in this election

Do you know who your CA Senator and Assembly member even are? Do you know your NEW Senate and Assembly district numbers?...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 2049 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs county waste collection plan, nixes final housing settlement

With only four City Council members at their meeting Tuesday and with Mayor Jennifer Hosterman traveling, a measure giving...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by don, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:42 am | 8 comments | 2680 Views

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Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

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Memorial service today for Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, WWII paratrooper

Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, who parachuted into Europe with the 507th Paratrooper Infantry Regiment, died Aug. 27, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 1616 Views

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Mayor's Award for 2012 goes to 'Kids Against Hunger' director Sherri Leal

Sherri Leal, director of the satellite branch of "Kids Against Hunger" in Pleasanton since 2010 that has delivered one million...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Deanna Wolford, on Oct 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 2852 Views

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Chamber to host speakers advocating tax increases at its Wednesday forum

Art Dao, executive director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission and Kevin Walthers, president of Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native , on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 3063 Views
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