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OPINION: Council makes right decision on east side planning

The Pleasanton City Council's decision to continue the work of the East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force even after learning...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Stop the ProGrowth Mayor and Council, on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:25 am | 22 comments | 3348 Views

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New Street Lights

We noticed the new street lights in our community tonight. They are so dim that some of them barely light up the sidewalk...

Original post made by CalGirl on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dark Thought, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 22 comments | 34074 Views

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Active shooter training in Pleasanton

Mass casualty shootings such as at Isla Vista, Santa Barbara, Sandy Hook Elementary, a Colorado movie theater and Columbine...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 9, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 22 comments | 4336 Views

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New Pleasanton school board to be sworn in Tuesday

Newly elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board will be sworn in during Tuesday's school board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bat Guano, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 22 comments | 7083 Views

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Council votes tonight on growth management law

The Pleasanton City Council will vote tonight on a growth management ordinance that will slow down residential building in...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 7, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 22 comments | 4339 Views

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Whole Foods to open Dublin store in May

A new 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market will open May 20 in a new retail center under construction across Hacienda Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by @ Taco Of Wisdom, on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:11 am | 22 comments | 16227 Views

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Council takes bold step in $17.7 million pay-down of pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council took a bold step this month in voting to pay down the city's total unfunded pension-related liabilities...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jul 6, 2015 at 7:52 am | 22 comments | 2745 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Breakfast?, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 12704 Views

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Developer's plan for homes on Lund Ranch continued again

Bowing to threats of law suits or an expensive and time-consuming voter referendum, the City Council Tuesday night voted...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 27, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 22 comments | 2398 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 | 2382 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 | 3514 Views

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Pleasanton teen killed in snowboarding accident Monday

Services are slated for tomorrow with funeral home visitation starting at 5 p.m. today for a Pleasanton teen who died Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dari , on Jun 12, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 22 comments | 5262 Views

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BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1301 Views

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A matter of life and death

The scene was somber on Foothill Road in front of the high school today as juniors and seniors gathered to witness the enactment...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 18, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 1839 Views

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Teachers' association seeks repeal of state's 'tax breaks' for corporations

The California Teachers Association announced yesterday that an initiative to repeal nearly $2 billion in corporate tax...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 14, 2010 at 1:00 am | 22 comments | 1282 Views

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'Planet Hero' Hunter Lovins to speak in Pleasanton tonight

Pleasanton's Committee on Energy and the Environment is hosting a talk by Hunter Lovins on "Energy Efficiency and Long-Term...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gentle Harvester, on Jun 7, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 22 comments | 4459 Views

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Harmer claims fundraising momentum increasing in his congressional campaign

David Harmer, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District that includes Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, raised...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Wordpress Themes, on Jul 24, 2010 at 12:17 am | 22 comments | 1449 Views

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Council may settle affordable housing litigation issues Tuesday

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to agree to a court order Tuesday that scuttles a 29,000-unit housing cap law approved...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 22 comments | 6384 Views

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A call for a redesigned town square

The New York Times published an interesting op-ed, titled "Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt": http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/opinion/30zhuo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&src=...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Factual, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 22 comments | 2598 Views

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New BART station opens tomorrow

The new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Stoneridge Shopping Center is ready to open with festivities tomorrow. Service...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ptown, on Dec 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 3019 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 548 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 427 views