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Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2784 Views

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Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:54 am | 24 comments | 2118 Views

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Plans for new Safeway store return to Planning Commission

Nearly a year and a half after South Bay Development Company introduced its plans for a new Safeway supermarket at Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Where is Safeway?, on Jul 5, 2010 at 9:43 am | 24 comments | 21198 Views

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Where were you when the Loma Prieta quake struck?

In light of tonight's earthquake near Pleasanton, the Great California Shakeout that will be held Thursday across the state...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:00 am | 24 comments | 1648 Views

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Fiahlo's Fiasco

The ice rink was proposed for Round Table or Domus in the parking lot. Great idea. When those deals allegedly fell through,...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by mdp, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1345 Views

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Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have debuted several radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 24 comments | 1300 Views

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PG&E Smart meters

It seems the new smart meter they installed is not generating bills for me. Oh lucky me. Knowing that eventually it would...

Original post made by Earl on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by REMOTE control, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 24 comments | 2436 Views

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Pleasanton Tea Party Founder Calls For Boycott Of SF

See article link: http://www.ktvu.com/news/23314147/detail.html Bridget Melson, founder of the Pleasanton Tea Party...

Original post made by Sal on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Kay, on May 2, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 24 comments | 1164 Views

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Shiva-Vishnu Temple seeks OK for expansion

Neighbors of the Hindu Community and Cultural Center and its traditional Shiva-Vishnu Temple in Livermore are appealing that...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by shobana, on May 29, 2010 at 9:17 am | 24 comments | 2828 Views

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CHP, local police planning Bay Area crackdown today on drivers using cell phones

Bay Area residents who text while driving are in for a wake-up call on Wednesday when authorities plan to crack down on the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by pay up, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 24 comments | 1921 Views

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Dead Deer on Stanley

I am typically a HUGE fan of our city's animal services division. However, I was horrified today when I drove down Stanley...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 2491 Views

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1st Wednesday Night Street Party for Teens??

Did anyone else attend last nights street party? This is the 2nd year in a row that I have noticed an increase of teenagers...

Original post made by Gina on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 18, 2011 at 11:07 am | 24 comments | 1942 Views

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New Safeway and Gas Sales

I read in a forum post that the City Council had denied Safeway the ability to sell gasoline at the new store at Bernal/680....

Original post made by Paul on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Reason, on Aug 2, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 24 comments | 2527 Views

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What does the new Safeway add to Pleasanton?

I went there today (Dec. 17) for the first time. Around 10 am. Pretty empty, especially for the weekend before Christmas....

Original post made by mystified about the new safeway on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by A. Fan, on Dec 31, 2011 at 12:45 am | 24 comments | 7481 Views

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Hosterman cites city's progress in her last 'State of City' address

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman delivered her last "State of the City" address yesterday, and what a way to go out. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Shaking in my shoes, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 24 comments | 1805 Views

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Everything on sale at Domus as popular Main Street store shuts down, again

Domus, the popular kitchen and home accessories retailer on Pleasanton's Main Street, is now open with a store-wide sale...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by No deals there, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 24 comments | 3904 Views

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PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Karla Brown

By Karla Brown I am a Pleasanton businesswoman and 20 year resident of Pleasanton. Together with my husband Tim, we have...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by karla supporter, on Oct 6, 2012 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 8620 Views

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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 | 3272 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 | 3658 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 | 4365 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 699 views

L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 441 views

Colleges You Ought to Know
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 385 views