Crowds cheer Pleasanton's new mayor, City Council members as they take office Around Town, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Dec 5, 2012 at 9:44 am
The installation of Pleasanton's new mayor and two newly-elected members of the City Council played to a full house Tuesday night, first at an hour-long reception at the public library and then during standing-room-only ceremonies in the council chambers.
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Posted by oathless?, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Dec 7, 2012 at 11:46 am
Is there a typo in the article? How can someone actually be sworn in from a former judge (Hyde) removed from the bench for misconduct? He is not an officer of the court. He was stripped of his judge-ship.
Posted by was there, a resident of the Birdland neighborhood, on Dec 7, 2012 at 2:25 pm
"oathless?", I was there and it was Hyde who did swear in Pentin. I was thinking exactly the same thing. Since he was removed from the bench, does he really have the standing to swear somebody in? I hope Pentin has/is checking into this to make sure he was sworn in legally. I am not sure what the repercussion would be if the swearing in was not done by a proper person. Possibly his votes would not count until this was done properly. That could mean there are only three people on the bench who can vote.
Posted by I was there, too, a resident of the Downtown neighborhood, on Dec 7, 2012 at 2:36 pm
I wasn't able to see anything or hear anything because of the roar of the immense crowds that cheered into delirium these new electees. It was the wildest thing I've ever experienced. My ears are still ringing as I continue to pull confetti out of my hair.
Posted by Me Too, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:09 pm
Sam - PTown has tried everything in their power to stop cell towers. Mostly a few vocal citizens, yet the council always seems to listen to the 50 people that show up at a meeting and not the other 70,000 that live in the city or the other 500 who sent and email asking to approve the tower.
Posted by Me Too, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:15 pm
Run the city like a business. Live within our means.
Ok, a city can not be run like a business. No matter what you say, there is not product to sell. Businesses take out loans to expand. They take on investors who they have some control. I hope our city never does this.
And yes, we should definitely live within out means. The government should ONLY spend what they take in.