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NO ON MEASURE MM

If the city staff had presented a Costco proposal to the city council in the manner and stipulation the yes people on Measure...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 9, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 26 comments | 1339 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

President

It's amazing. One man loses his job at NBC and the other becomes President. This is our America now. Are you proud?...

Original post made by Sarah Phillips on Nov. 9, 2016
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Don't feel sorry for Hillary...

Don't feel sorry for Hillary for many reasons, as follows... She'll be fine because eventually she will receive the "social...

Original post made by deplorable one on Nov. 9, 2016
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Costco Gas?

whoo hooo cheap gas, cheap milk, 100's of jobs!!! whens the ground breaking?...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 9, 2016
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

State superintendent to host education forum in San Ramon Dec. 21

California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson will be hosting an education forum in the Tri-Valley about the impact of state...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jenifer Roberts, on Nov 8, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 1748 Views

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MM passes / fails....What's next?

Consumed our time here.....where do we turn our unified attention next? Elected officials? Seems like a loss to loose...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 601 Views

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Costco Deal Is Done! Unless MM Wins!

I blogged this, but I am compelled to post it as a New Topic. The other side says: no deal; no deal! What else would...

Original post made by Jack R on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by M. Smith, on Nov 8, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 26 comments | 887 Views

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Traffic Congestion Level at Intersections Increased

In 2015, it appears that a New Gateway Policy was included in the General Plan to exempt primary intersections from the Gateway...

Original post made by Mike W. on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by M. Smith, on Nov 8, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 34 comments | 998 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

Here again are the election recommendations from the Pleasanton Weekly editorial board. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/08/pleasanton-weekly...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Tom M., on Nov 8, 2016 at 10:39 am | 6 comments | 1437 Views

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Traffic, Costco

I am upset about the $20 million; I am upset about the 25 year loan; I am upset about lack of transparency and back room...

Original post made by Victoria on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Nov 8, 2016 at 7:50 am | 37 comments | 1025 Views

SPORTS

New Bernal Park sports fields, Oak Woodland now open

The latest Bernal Community Park expansion, a 54-acre, $16.5 million project that adds new lighted sports fields and a grand...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Grateful, on Nov 8, 2016 at 1:10 am | 11 comments | 6851 Views

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Fialho Says: "Moron" Regarding Content of Speech

Certainly, there was complicity between Nearon and the City, and advance notice to the Council of the text of a public speech...

Original post made by Mike W. on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 7, 2016 at 10:16 pm | 17 comments | 865 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Correction to 'Costco and the Mayor' editorial

A July 29 editorial, "Costco and the Mayor" concerning Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne's voluntary recusal on City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:55 pm | 47 comments | 3540 Views

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Unprecedented Subsidy for Costco

I have researched Costco subsidies to cities going back for at least 10 years. I have never found one to be as great as the...

Original post made by Terry on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 59 comments | 1422 Views

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Costco Faces Future Challenges

Costco is facing future challenges. Borrowing for 25 years for improving roads for Costco is foolish. Not breaking even on...

Original post made by Dave J. on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by M. Smith, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 27 comments | 913 Views

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"Pleasanton Voters" Citizens Group Endorses Yes on MM

In a huge boost for Yes on Measure MM, PleasantonVoters.com has endorsed "Yes on Measure MM". Pleasanton Voters is a group...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Dave J., on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:07 pm | 7 comments | 1640 Views

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Democrats Rescind Endorsement of "No on MM

Much to the benefit and joy of the "Yes on M" initiative movement, the Alameda County Democratic Party rescinded its prior...

Original post made by Dave J. on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brian Moore, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:09 pm | 21 comments | 1051 Views

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New wood-burning rules in effect as winter 'Spare the Air' season starts

With the Winter Spare the Air season now underway, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents in...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 7, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 11 comments | 3563 Views

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Letters

Pleasanton is now in the 21st century Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/10/28/letters...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Nov 5, 2016 at 9:24 pm | 7 comments | 981 Views

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Pleasanton orthodontist buying back kids' Halloween candy today

Pleasanton orthodontist Steven Nerad will host his annual Halloween annual candy buy-back event from 2:30-5:15 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Elle, on Nov 5, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 2006 Views
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Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
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