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Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:21 am | 23 comments | 6064 Views

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EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:56 am | 23 comments | 3837 Views

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Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 3, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 23 comments | 4200 Views

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Pleasanton ranks #4 on national list of best U.S. cities

Pleasanton ranks No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live In conducted by 24/7 Wall Street, a nationally...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 23 comments | 11545 Views

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Aren't city streets public?

Since when are city street private property? I am a ACE train user both doing the week and even today for the 49e game....

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Horace Schimdt, on Oct 29, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 23 comments | 2289 Views

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Homeowners win and lose at City Hall

It's been said that in Pleasanton, homeowners who object to changes in their neighborhoods win when they take their complaints...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 30, 2014 at 7:34 am | 23 comments | 2428 Views

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Should our city council be debating Iraq?

Does anyone else think the city council talking about Iraq is a monumental waste of their time? While I'm all for people...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 6, 2007
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 29, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 22 comments | 4860 Views

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Linking to the beyond

Irma Slage considers herself to be a human telephone--connecting the living to departed spirits. It all began one day...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 13, 2008 at 8:53 am | 22 comments | 2173 Views

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I hope Brozosky continues to take the high road.

It is obvious that the Hosterman camp has started their campaign of negetive smear letters. I hope Brozosky continues to...

Original post made by Mike on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 16, 2008 at 1:59 pm | 22 comments | 1825 Views

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Election 2008: Hosterman seeks re-election

With Pleasanton's new General Plan update nearing approval, Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is asking voters to re-elect her to...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dane, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 22 comments | 1870 Views

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Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by ann volonte gabbert, on Aug 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 22 comments | 3373 Views

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Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to people

Our City Council majority, Mayor Hosterman and councilmembers Thorne and Cook-Kallio have avoided talking directly to voters...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 22 comments | 1962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Marquis for Amador

I've heard that there is money in an account - raised to erect a new marquis for Amador Valley High School. I heard that...

Original post made by Don family on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:41 am | 22 comments | 2124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators head to Sacramento today as deep budget cuts loom

With the Pleasanton school district facing a possible $8.7 million shortfall, administrators and staff finance managers will...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 22 comments | 1882 Views

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INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2305 Views

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Something Free from COMCAST ?

Just received a letter and a recorded phone call from COMCAST telling me that by March 9th they would be going all digital...

Original post made by Kiko on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 22 comments | 2052 Views

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Guest Opinion

Pleasanton is told that we live in a "bubble" that bears little resemblance to the rest of the state. This should be taken...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 22 comments | 1634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pink Slip Friday

Hundreds of teachers, faculty, administrators, students and parents today showed their support for a school parcel tax on...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 22 comments | 1773 Views

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McNerney REFUSED to speak at the bi-partisan TeaParty!

This Pleasanton Tea Party was a wildly successful event with between 2,000 to 3,000 people attending. It was bi-partisan...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 22 comments | 1750 Views

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John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 22 comments | 4862 Views
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Selma Soliloquy
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Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
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