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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON SIMPLIFIED

The registered voters in Pleasanton are responsible for running Pleasanton. It is not the chamber. It is not the developer. It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 28, 2016
Last comment by Georgia native, 37 minutes ago | 1 comment | 77 Views

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Opinion: Let the campaigns begin

With all candidates in place for the Pleasanton municipal and school board elections on Nov. 8, the campaigns are underway...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Fredrick , 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 727 Views

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Costco and the Mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne disclosed at the start of a public hearing July 19 that he owns shares of Costco Corp. stock. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Blockhead, 1 hour ago | 60 comments | 2356 Views

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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 28, 2016 at 7:54 pm | 40 comments | 1547 Views

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Sales Tax: Measure MM vs Costco

On August 24, the Independent Newspaper reported that the new study ordered by the City of Pleasanton and funded by the developer,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 204 Views

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"Lions Wayside Park" Mary's,St.Mary's,Kottinger Creek? Ditch?

The Neal Street Bridge was built in 1887,separating Lions Wayside and Delucchi Park. We know that the water delivery system...

Original post made by Peter Miller on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 26, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 137 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Aug 26, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 129 Views

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EDITOR SHUTS DOWN: WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON Article shutdown because the same post was used on two threads?? If the same post related to two threads--...

Original post made by JJ on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:05 pm | 10 comments | 333 Views

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Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 322 Views

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new park

Does anyone know what's happening with the park between Valley and Bernal? As I drive down Valley from Sunol Blvd., the...

Original post made by Sue on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 6 comments | 343 Views

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New Starbucks Open...Here we go...

So the new Starbucks is now open at Stanley and Bernal across from the AM/PM at new development.... The new stoplight is...

Original post made by Mynews4me! on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 22, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 421 Views

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NEW COSTCO CITY STUDY

At the City Council Meeting on Tuesday night, three consultants, paid for by Nearon Enterprises, the owner and developer...

Original post made by Bob A. on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by KatieK, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:25 am | 21 comments | 1205 Views

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Study shows Nov. 8 initiative less beneficial to Johnson Drive than Costco

The City Council has signed off on a multi-page independent analysis of the impacts of building a 148,000-square-foot Costco...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angie L, on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 1050 Views

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Planning Commission approves 93-home development, Sunflower Hill project on Stanley

The City Council will decide late this fall whether to rezone a 15-acre commercial site on Stanley Boulevard for a 93-home...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 18, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 23 comments | 4594 Views

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WHY CHOOSE TO LIVE IN PLEASANTON?

The city of Pleasanton is in its greatest development frenzy never foreseen and never expected by a lot of people residing...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 520 Views

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Julie for Mayor

You've got our vote. Our present Mayor has the personality of a Sour Pickle. HE certainly is not a People's Mayor like our...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bix, on Aug 16, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 181 Views

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New housing vs. Retail Exodus/Vacancies....What gives?

What is happening to Pleasanton? The city council has been approving numerous residential developments; approved and...

Original post made by Patcher on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 16, 2016 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 382 Views

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Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 29 comments | 4032 Views

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Crowd fills Laguna Oaks home to support Herb Ritter for council

More than 150 supporters of Herb Ritter's bid to be elected to the Pleasanton City Council filled Cindy and Bob Gee's home...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Junie R, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 3061 Views

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City Council cancels contract to build 2 new tennis courts

The City Council voted unanimously last night to cancel a construction contract to build two new tennis courts in public...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Doug, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:44 am | 33 comments | 2774 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,227 views