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State Supreme Court rejects Oak Grove developers' plea

The California Supreme Court Wednesday denied without comment a petition by developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Nov 1, 2009 at 12:26 am | 42 comments | 1064 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sincere request - who can articulate GOP Healthcare Plan?

I know people will take this as a troll post, but I am sincere when I say I'm hoping someone, anyone out there can articulate...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Oct 19, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 42 comments | 1163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve 2 replacement parcel taxes with no expiration dates

Voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved replacement parcel taxes that have no expiration dates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 42 comments | 1506 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council finalizes rezoning of 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council has finalized its decision two weeks ago to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 42 comments | 872 Views

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Bomb threat reported at Safeway market

A bomb threat was reported at the Santa Rita Road Safeway during the lunch hour today as SWAT officers, police and fire officials...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by NLJ, on Mar 30, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 1785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 2176 Views

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Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 2866 Views

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Citizen Challenges Jerry McNerney to a Debate on his Healthcare Reform Vote

Sent to Jerry McNerney I challenge you to a debate on the current Democratic Health Reform bill, better known as socialized...

Original post made by Dominic Di Blasio on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 42 comments | 1007 Views

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'Tea party' protesters accused of spitting on lawmaker, using slurs

This is an article from The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/20/AR2010032002556.html "Members...

Original post made by Athens on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Oh, PM, on Mar 22, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 42 comments | 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

In what likely was School Superintendent John Casey's last report to a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce group last Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 1391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2352 Views

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Which side of the fence are you on?

Which side of the fence? If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, this is a great test! If a Conservative...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pat C., on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 42 comments | 1617 Views

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Council to consider response to Oak Grove lawsuit at special meeting Thursday

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a special meeting Thursday to review a lawsuit filed by landowners of 562 acres...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 42 comments | 1570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 2082 Views

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Tea Party rally at Fairgrounds urges conservatives to barnstorm for grass-roots candidates

Several thousand attended the Pleasanton-NorCal Tea Party's Golden State Rally for America, held Saturday at the Alameda...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:31 am | 42 comments | 1304 Views

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Hosterman, council members Thorne, Cook-Kallio re-elected

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and city council incumbents Cheryl Cook-Kallio and Jerry Thorne were re-elected yesterday, ending...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Newsflash, on Nov 8, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 42 comments | 1465 Views

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Say goodbye to the water slides at Shadow Cliffs?

The East Bay Regional Park District will hold a public meeting Wednesday on its plans to tear down the waterslides at Shadow...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Bob Richards, on Mar 15, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 42 comments | 2354 Views

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NO TO SITE# 7 (Pleasanton Gateway Apartment Complex)

The proposed plan of a huge apartment complex (approx 3000 units) near the new Safeway on Valley avenue will have devastating...

Original post made by Concerned resident on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Site7, on May 4, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 42 comments | 3831 Views

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Spiller sworn in as new Pleasanton police chief

An overflow crowd gathered at Pleasanton's City Council chamber yesterday to welcome the city's new chief of police, Dave...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by a former Peasanton res., on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 42 comments | 2144 Views

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Thorne to seek Pleasanton mayor's post in next year's municipal election

With Election Day still more than 14 months away, Councilman Jerry Thorne announced this weekend that he is a candidate for...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 8, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 42 comments | 1300 Views
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