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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 | 13178 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 | 2532 Views

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NO on K => PAID for by Wealthy Residents on Hills

I am voting YES and protecting 174 acres of Pleasanton's Hills and Ridges. Currently this land is private property that can...

Original post made by Voting YES for the Truth on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Voting YES for the Truth, on May 22, 2016 at 7:54 am | 22 comments | 934 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 | 2470 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 | 3656 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 | 5474 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 | 1335 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 | 1882 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 | 1324 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 | 4513 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 | 1522 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 | 6424 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 | 2636 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 | 3078 Views

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Land owners to seek city's approval for 10 'ranchettes' on former Oak Grove hilltop acreage

Proponents of a 51-home development called Oak Grove in Pleasanton's southeast hills are expected to submit a new proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark094, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:07 am | 22 comments | 2308 Views

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School board votes to oppose state legislation that would block teacher layoffs

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to oppose a state measure that would prevent the district from laying off teachers. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jill, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:28 am | 22 comments | 2044 Views

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Alameda County property taxes due Nov. 1

Alameda County representatives notified property owners yesterday that the first installment of their 2011-2012 Secured Property...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 3282 Views

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Water bills going up

Water bills are going up for residents in Zone 7, which includes Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and the Dougherty Valley portion...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 13, 2011 at 11:55 am | 22 comments | 1799 Views

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3 on Pleasanton Council to rotate Vice-Mayor's duties in 2012

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman sidestepped the concern over appointing a possible mayoral candidate to the post of Vice-Mayor...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Dec 9, 2011 at 10:55 am | 22 comments | 1795 Views

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COMMENTARY: 2011 was quite a year for Pleasanton

As cities go in this financially-pressed state of California, Pleasanton had a very good 2011. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by FnSuite, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 3898 Views
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