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OPINION: Vice Mayor is about democracy -- or the lack of it

By Matt Sullivan Readers of the Pleasanton Weekly may wonder why the selection of Vice Mayor generates so much excitement...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 20, 2011 at 7:43 am | 26 comments | 2478 Views

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Sullivan's desperate move to block Walmart

It seems self-interest and rhetoric have once again undone a potential positive advancement for the Pleasanton community...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 26 comments | 3450 Views

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PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Karla Brown

By Karla Brown I am a Pleasanton businesswoman and 20 year resident of Pleasanton. Together with my husband Tim, we have...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by karla supporter, on Oct 6, 2012 at 10:39 am | 26 comments | 10692 Views

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Prop 30 passage avoids cuts to Pleasanton school year

The passage of Proposition 30 won praise from district staff and school board at its meeting Tuesday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Be Positive, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 26 comments | 8141 Views

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Chevron Moving to Texas

Chevron announced that it's moving 800 jobs from San Ramon to Texas. No doubt the first of more moves to come. If the average...

Original post made by jason on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Good Move Chevron, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 26 comments | 5974 Views

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Changes in First Wednesday Street Parties

Thank you SO VERY MUCH Pleasanton Downtown Association for changing the Beer Garden to the Entertainment Garden and making...

Original post made by Peacelovehappiness on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 26 comments | 4456 Views

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IT manager, Pleasanton parent seeks election to school board

Pleasanton school parent and information technology manager Mark Miller is seeking his first year on the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cletus Clevinger, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:05 am | 26 comments | 7206 Views

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Underground parking garage may be built in Downtown Pleasanton!

A new underground parking garage may be built in Downtown Pleasanton! The possible garage, consisting of 2 levels, would...

Original post made by Happy on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Sadey , on Sep 17, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 26 comments | 1438 Views

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What have you done?

If you have spent any time reading the Town Square Forum on the Pleasanton Weekly site, you probably have noticed many posters...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Melanie, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 26 comments | 1793 Views

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Pleasanton man charged with embezzling from Little League

A former president of Pleasanton American Little League was arrested Thursday morning after police allege he stole more than...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by adjacent acquaintance , on Apr 28, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 26 comments | 15126 Views

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Lyme disease: a real threat in the Tri-Valley

Julie Posey Yorn was healthy and outgoing all her life, a two-time Miss Marin in her single days and later a finalist when...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Tania, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:49 am | 26 comments | 11493 Views

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Going green: Pleasanton's new bike lanes aim for safer, more cycle-friendly community

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 26 comments | 5684 Views

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Houses or church site? Council to decide Tuesday night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide at its meeting Tuesday night whether to rezone a church site for new houses in the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 4, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 3184 Views

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Bay Area-wide parcel tax would cost Pleasanton home owners $12 a year

A Bay Area-wide measure on the June ballot that would impose a parcel tax over the next 20 years to raise funds for shoreline...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:39 am | 26 comments | 3649 Views

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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

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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 calming fever in Pleasanton

There's a new lexicon for traffic engineers in Pleasanton: It's traffic calming. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/18/traffic-calming-fever-in-ple...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by LaxDad3, on Nov 30, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 26 comments | 5160 Views

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City Council to weigh 87-home project, plus land for potential Sunflower Hill housing

The Pleasanton City Council is set to discuss Tuesday night approving an 87-home development where Stanley Boulevard turns...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Feb 8, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 26 comments | 3354 Views

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Commission calls for fewer homes in proposed Happy Valley development

It appears the current developer of the Spotorno Ranch property in the Happy Valley could be headed back to the drawing board. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by fees, on May 17, 2017 at 10:44 am | 26 comments | 2748 Views

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Have Negotiations with Costco Broken Down

What has happened since Measure MM was defeated in November? Nothing is known except the City has set aside $6 million...

Original post made by Kelly K. on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by chas, on Jul 6, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 26 comments | 874 Views
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