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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl Scouts kick off 'Cookie' sales in time for Super Bowl

The Girl Scouts of Northern California will kick off their cookie season early this year in time for Super Bowl 50 in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by daytime sleeper, on Feb 2, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 3807 Views

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New Leaf Community Market Pleasanton Donates 727 Lbs of Smart Chicken® Poultry to Food Bank

New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton wants to thank its customers for joining the store in supporting the Alameda County...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Feb. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1743 Views

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Councilmember Karla Brown and the referendum

I always wondered why Councilmember Karla Brown has been steadfastly adamant in insisting that "a road is a structure," vehemently...

Original post made by Just curious on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:45 am | 4 comments | 1852 Views

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Service from the Post Office is Unacceptable

In October, I mailed a birthday card to a friend in Sunol. It took 13 days to arrive. In November, a rent check took 7 days...

Original post made by Fed Up with the Post Office on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 1, 2016 at 7:55 pm | 18 comments | 2069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Department warns residents to not 'Be Like Bill'

The Pleasanton Police Department sent out a notification Jan. 27 on social media to not "Be Like Bill" and share your personal...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 1, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 8762 Views

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Myth or Fact?

MYTH OR FACT Myth - If I sign the petition and the issue of Lund Ranch goes to the voters it will stop completely stop...

Original post made by MsVic on Feb. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1518 Views

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Textbooks: A road is INFRAstructure

I am a resident of Pleasanton and I hold a Masters degree in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Environmental Planning....

Original post made by Jay Green on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by JohnGodfreySaxe, on Feb 1, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 29 comments | 2197 Views

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Why not a referendum?

The city is abuzz with backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's Jan. 5 decision to allow development...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by kmary1, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:20 am | 29 comments | 4428 Views

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Who is behind the Lund Ranch II Referendum?

A little food for thought this Sunday. Who are the people behind the referendum? Check out where they live on hills and ridges...

Original post made by MsVic on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Trina, on Jan 31, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

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East Bay luxury home sales up 32% with Pleasanton home selling for $4.8 million

Luxury home sales in the East Bay closed out 2015 on a high note with sales climbing 32% in December from a year ago, according...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 31, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 4980 Views

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Lund Ranch II Puppet Master Exposed !

Question: So who is the master of puppets in this tragic performance to decimate Measure PP? Answer: Just follow the...

Original post made by Dan on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 31, 2016 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 1982 Views

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PLEASANTON IS WHAT IT IS

I have no opinion for and no opinion against development. Pleasanton is what it is, love it or leave it. The 2010 census...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 30, 2016 at 11:54 pm | 3 comments | 1586 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Y honors 3 with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. award

More than 200 supporters of the Tri-Valley YMCA filled the ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel in Pleasanton Monday to salute...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Great to see, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 7547 Views

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Pro-referendum group paying for robocalls

The wealthy residents of Sycamore Heights and Bridle Creek, in addition to buying another full-page ad in this week's (1/29/16)...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Trina, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:01 pm | 9 comments | 1607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Lund Ranch decision shows Measure PP works

The decision on Tuesday by the Pleasanton City Council to approve a 43-home development on Lund Ranch II shows that Measure...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Jan 30, 2016 at 5:59 pm | 39 comments | 6443 Views

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SWALWEL DODGING CONSTITUENT QUESTIONS

Congressman Eric Swalwel, Ala Mary Hayashi is dodging his constituents. Remember Mary Hayashi? Congressman Swalwel has achieved...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Senior Citizen, on Jan 30, 2016 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outdoor Ed Camp Worker Arrested

http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/05/15/outdoor-ed-camp-worker-suspect-in-child-molestation-kiddie-porn-case I...

Original post made by Carla on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by jsck, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 1890 Views

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Lund Ranch Developer Hires Out of State recorded phone service

Just got a Pre Recorded junk phone call from 1-402-875-6291 against the local citizens working to put the issues to a vote. Area...

Original post made by Violates Do Not Call Laws on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by AgainstReferendum, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:36 am | 8 comments | 1503 Views

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Pleasanton Mom Weighs in on Lund Ranch Referendum

I am a mom to two young children, and I live near Mission Hills Park. Everyday I see a tremendous volume of traffic going...

Original post made by Sara Thomas on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1480 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pleasanton school district to host parent workshop Saturday on better supporting students

The Pleasanton school district will host a workshop for parents and guardians Saturday to assist them with strategies to...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Jo Schwan, on Jan 29, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 4250 Views
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