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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON SIMPLIFIED

The registered voters in Pleasanton are responsible for running Pleasanton. It is not the chamber. It is not the developer. It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 28, 2016
Last comment by Val, 29 minutes ago | 10 comments | 296 Views

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Opinion: Let the campaigns begin

With all candidates in place for the Pleasanton municipal and school board elections on Nov. 8, the campaigns are underway...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Correction, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 1111 Views

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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , 21 hours ago | 42 comments | 1647 Views

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Councilwoman Karla Brown launches re-election campaign

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Karla Brown has kicked off her campaign for re-election on Nov. 8 with a rally at the home of...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, 23 hours ago | 25 comments | 1512 Views

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Costco and the Mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne disclosed at the start of a public hearing July 19 that he owns shares of Costco Corp. stock. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 63 comments | 2435 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Khaled, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 180 Views

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Jewelry worth more than $55,000 stolen from 2 nearby Pleasanton homes

Two homes less than a half mile away from each other were hit by a thief or thieves the same day and near the same time,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by shera long, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:55 am | 18 comments | 2850 Views

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Sales Tax: Measure MM vs Costco

On August 24, the Independent Newspaper reported that the new study ordered by the City of Pleasanton and funded by the developer,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 225 Views

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"Lions Wayside Park" Mary's,St.Mary's,Kottinger Creek? Ditch?

The Neal Street Bridge was built in 1887,separating Lions Wayside and Delucchi Park. We know that the water delivery system...

Original post made by Peter Miller on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 26, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 156 Views

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EDITOR SHUTS DOWN: WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON Article shutdown because the same post was used on two threads?? If the same post related to two threads--...

Original post made by JJ on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:05 pm | 10 comments | 338 Views

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Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 322 Views

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new park

Does anyone know what's happening with the park between Valley and Bernal? As I drive down Valley from Sunol Blvd., the...

Original post made by Sue on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 6 comments | 348 Views

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New Starbucks Open...Here we go...

So the new Starbucks is now open at Stanley and Bernal across from the AM/PM at new development.... The new stoplight is...

Original post made by Mynews4me! on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 22, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 429 Views

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NEW COSTCO CITY STUDY

At the City Council Meeting on Tuesday night, three consultants, paid for by Nearon Enterprises, the owner and developer...

Original post made by Bob A. on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by KatieK, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:25 am | 21 comments | 1210 Views

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Study shows Nov. 8 initiative less beneficial to Johnson Drive than Costco

The City Council has signed off on a multi-page independent analysis of the impacts of building a 148,000-square-foot Costco...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angie L, on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 1190 Views

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Planning Commission approves 93-home development, Sunflower Hill project on Stanley

The City Council will decide late this fall whether to rezone a 15-acre commercial site on Stanley Boulevard for a 93-home...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 18, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 23 comments | 4608 Views

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WHY CHOOSE TO LIVE IN PLEASANTON?

The city of Pleasanton is in its greatest development frenzy never foreseen and never expected by a lot of people residing...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 524 Views

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Julie for Mayor

You've got our vote. Our present Mayor has the personality of a Sour Pickle. HE certainly is not a People's Mayor like our...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bix, on Aug 16, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 189 Views

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New housing vs. Retail Exodus/Vacancies....What gives?

What is happening to Pleasanton? The city council has been approving numerous residential developments; approved and...

Original post made by Patcher on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 16, 2016 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 383 Views

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Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 29 comments | 4043 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 1,516 views

Goodbye University of Phoenix and Gene Wilder
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 157 views