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Readers sound off on possible Lund Ranch referendum

Letters, phone calls and Town Square postings on the Pleasanton Weekly's website have been coming fast and furiously since...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 1 hour ago | 64 comments | 3291 Views

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Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

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

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, 5 hours ago | 27 comments | 1164 Views

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Referendum signatures turned in .... Thank goodness city council minutes exposes liars and those telling the truth

I am pleased to learn that 6000 signatures have been submitted to referendum Lund Ranch. I don't understand why current...

Original post made by facts are facts on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by facts are facts, on Feb 6, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 10 comments | 349 Views

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Supervisor Miley at Pleasanton Farmer's Market 2/6

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley will be at the Pleasanton Farmer's Market tomorrow morning (2/6). He'd love to share...

Original post made by Rachel Weiler on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 53 Views

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Big events tomorrow could mean record BART ridership

Big events in San Francisco and Oakland tomorrow could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Blake Nahmias, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 849 Views

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Making phased retirement work for you

Phased retirement is gaining steam. But before you sign on, it's important to understand how "phasing out" may affect your...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Daniel Scott, on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 497 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 | 2427 Views

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Myth vs Fact Lund Ranch Day 3

Myth vs Fact Day 3 Myth - I signed the form and now have found out I was not told the truth about the referendum, but...

Original post made by MsVic on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Isn't it Ironic?, on Feb 3, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 4 comments | 183 Views

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Lund Ranch II Puppet Master Exposed - Continued

More evidence is revealed regarding how profit hungry builder and puppet master Greenbriar is holding strings and providing...

Original post made by Dan on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 3, 2016 at 9:13 pm | 7 comments | 376 Views

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LUND RANCH HYPER IS DISGUSTING

Looking FORWARD TO THE Lund Ranch issue going away. The recent posts have developed into rubbish, gibberish, balderdash,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 110 Views

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Lund Ranch II "Gang of Four"

Question: What do you get when you combine: (1) an ultra-pro-growth city council, (2) a handful of angry, self-interested...

Original post made by Dan on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Saved by Grace, on Feb 3, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 12 comments | 522 Views

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Myth vs Fact Lund Ranch II Day 2

Myth - Lund Ranch II development has homes that are being built on ridges or hillsides. Fact - Measure PP doesn't allow...

Original post made by MsVic on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 14 comments | 259 Views

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California real estate economist to speak Friday in Pleasanton

Leslie Appleton Young, vice president and chief economist for the California Association of Realtors (CAR), will speak about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Feb 3, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views

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Paid Thugs are Assaulting Women and Children

I am the mother to two young children and I live in Mission Park. Everyday I see the dangers of the growing traffic problem...

Original post made by Alexis B on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:39 am | 2 comments | 315 Views

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School board moves forward with bond measure consideration

As a first step toward putting forward a bond measure for school funding, Pleasanton's school board voted to do a survey...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 2, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 65 comments | 2927 Views

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New Leaf Community Market Pleasanton Donates 727 Lbs of Smart ChickenĀ® Poultry to Food Bank

New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton wants to thank its customers for joining the store in supporting the Alameda County...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Feb. 2, 2016
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Councilmember Karla Brown and the referendum

I always wondered why Councilmember Karla Brown has been steadfastly adamant in insisting that "a road is a structure," vehemently...

Original post made by Just curious on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:45 am | 4 comments | 290 Views

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Service from the Post Office is Unacceptable

In October, I mailed a birthday card to a friend in Sunol. It took 13 days to arrive. In November, a rent check took 7 days...

Original post made by Fed Up with the Post Office on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 1, 2016 at 7:55 pm | 18 comments | 460 Views

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Myth or Fact?

MYTH OR FACT Myth - If I sign the petition and the issue of Lund Ranch goes to the voters it will stop completely stop...

Original post made by MsVic on Feb. 1, 2016
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Textbooks: A road is INFRAstructure

I am a resident of Pleasanton and I hold a Masters degree in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Environmental Planning....

Original post made by Jay Green on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by JohnGodfreySaxe, on Feb 1, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 29 comments | 778 Views
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