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Editorial: Vote Wallace for Council District 1, Yee for District 3 in Pleasanton

Original post made on Sep 29, 2022

Voters should look toward candidates who can build bridges among diverse perspectives while achieving important goals for Pleasanton. In our view, those council candidates are Dean Wallace in District 1 and Jamie Yee in District 3.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 8:49 PM

Comments (5)

Posted by Speech oppression
a resident of Avignon
on Sep 29, 2022 at 9:56 am

Speech oppression is a registered user.

Thank you for offering the weekly's view on the election and I happily throw it into a trash bin.


Posted by Joe V
a resident of Birdland
on Sep 30, 2022 at 12:10 pm

Joe V is a registered user.

Speech oppression..can you provide some information on why you differ from the Weekly's choice for Council?


Posted by plebe
a resident of Birdland
on Oct 2, 2022 at 3:47 pm

plebe is a registered user.

Allow me to summarize the most important point of this article:

PW's position regarding fighting the state's takeover of local control: "While the underlying arguments might have merit, Pleasanton cannot position itself -- legally and financially -- in a hard-to-win fight against the state over residential development "

"hard-to-win"?!? Well shucks, let's just give up, huh?

This reminds me of: "Russia will conquer Kiev in 3 days and the war then be over...so why fight back?" Pathetic...defeatist...dribble.

My Analysis: Pleasanton Weekly is shilling for Big Development and has no faith in the people to push back against overreaching government.

Recommendation: Only vote for candidates who are fighting for local control as a top issue. If it's not the #1 issue, then the candidate is a proxy for Big Development and stay away. No only listen to their words, bit verify their deeds on this issue.


Posted by Mary M.
a resident of Val Vista
on Oct 9, 2022 at 8:16 am

Mary M. is a registered user.

Voting for Wallace, and if I lived in District 3 I’d vote for Anybody But Testa! Time to clean house!


Posted by Just Another Resident
a resident of Valley Trails
on Oct 11, 2022 at 12:36 pm

Just Another Resident is a registered user.

Karla running unopposed is not a ringing endorsement of her. It's a calculated effort to focus on eliminating her 3-vote majority, which would have enabled her to beat an opponent this year, and thereby neutralize her for the next two years, then run a candidate to beat her in 2024.

And it's working: thanks for the Dean Wallace endorsement, PW.


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