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Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 4538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Momentum Growing for Measure MM

It has been a good two weeks for proponents of "Yes on Measure MM", known by many as the "No Costco Initiative." Documents...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Dave J., on Nov 5, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 104 comments | 3321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tesla CEO Musk threatens to move plant out of Fremont, sue Alameda County

Tesla CEO Elon Musk vented on social media Saturday about Alameda County public health orders preventing Fremont's Tesla...

Original post made on May. 10, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 13, 2020 at 8:47 pm | 104 comments | 4616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board accepts teachers' union contract

While the school board approved a contract with the teachers' union Tuesday night, one that would save the district nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 103 comments | 7102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Developer James Tong convicted of illegal contributions to Swalwell campaign

An East Bay real estate developer has been found guilty of funneling tens of thousands of illegal contributions to the congressional...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by pope john, on Oct 20, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 103 comments | 8081 Views

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Walmart Market goes to Pleasanton Council for final vote May 7

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, to make a final decision on whether Walmart...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Freeman, on Apr 21, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 103 comments | 6096 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly recommends No on Measure MM

In an editorial, the Pleasanton Weekly today is recommending that voters cast a No vote on Measure MM on the Nov. 8 ballot Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 1, 2016 at 10:41 am | 103 comments | 14566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board rescinds modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to revert back to the traditional calendar starting the 2015-16...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by PUSDParent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 102 comments | 17344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: From troubled to trainwreck for Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board had an opportunity to build back the trust of the public and prove to voters they made a good...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 20, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 102 comments | 17801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unfunded pensions

Residents...I received this information via an email last week. Pleasanton has a reputation for responsible fiscal management...

Original post made by Concerned about hidden debt on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Lois Lipps, on Jul 16, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 7220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 102 comments | 6524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 102 comments | 5030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City announces tentative plan for financing road improvements near proposed Costco

Pleasanton city staff and Costco officials have agreed to terms on a tentative proposal for how to fund roadway improvements...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Aug 29, 2017 at 5:40 pm | 102 comments | 7680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 6486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss parcel tax, budget crisis tonight

Tonight the school board will discuss the budget crisis and take action on whether to employ a survey firm to conduct a parcel...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 8, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 100 comments | 5423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents voice concerns to school board about proposed math program changes

A group of parents and students packed Tuesday’s school board meeting to express concerns about potential changes to the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 9, 2018 at 2:32 pm | 100 comments | 15249 Views

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Look at who is paying for QQ--builders!

Before I vote for a proposition, I always take a look at who is supporting it. The other day I got a fancy 4-page flyer for...

Original post made by Mary on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 29, 2008 at 9:52 am | 100 comments | 9293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emotions run high with school cuts on the line

With the elimination of class-size reductions on their worry lists, parents, educators and others packed a school district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Need Credibility, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 99 comments | 7549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 99 comments | 5656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 5407 Views
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