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BART launching perks program for off-peak commutes

BART is launching a program offering cash rewards for riders who commute to work outside of the busiest hours. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Map, 6 minutes ago | 2 comments | 471 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON SIMPLIFIED

The registered voters in Pleasanton are responsible for running Pleasanton. It is not the chamber. It is not the developer. It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 28, 2016
Last comment by Val, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 245 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Testa heads to court tomorrow over ballot statement dispute

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court Thursday in an effort to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Old Towner, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 938 Views

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Opinion: Let the campaigns begin

With all candidates in place for the Pleasanton municipal and school board elections on Nov. 8, the campaigns are underway...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Correction, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 1083 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contest opens to name Pleasanton's new dog park

Pleasanton will open its second dog park in October, an off-leash, fenced-in park on a two-acre site at the Lagoon Road/Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sam, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 1442 Views

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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , 17 hours ago | 42 comments | 1645 Views

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Councilwoman Karla Brown launches re-election campaign

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Karla Brown has kicked off her campaign for re-election on Nov. 8 with a rally at the home of...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, 19 hours ago | 25 comments | 1420 Views

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Costco and the Mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne disclosed at the start of a public hearing July 19 that he owns shares of Costco Corp. stock. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 63 comments | 2433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Pleasanton after high-speed pursuit

A San Jose man led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit through Pleasanton on Monday night before ultimately being apprehended,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 15 comments | 2019 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Paying to read the weekly now?

I can't read articles unless I am paying now??? ...

Original post made by KW on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 30, 2016 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 139 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley grad joins the circus

Evan Wiley, 26, thought he might have a career in basketball when he played point guard at Las Positas College and Chabot...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by hazel, on Aug 30, 2016 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 834 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Khaled, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 180 Views

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Jewelry worth more than $55,000 stolen from 2 nearby Pleasanton homes

Two homes less than a half mile away from each other were hit by a thief or thieves the same day and near the same time,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by shera long, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:55 am | 18 comments | 2847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child cruelty charges filed against worker at Livermore charter school

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has filed misdemeanor assault and battery and child cruelty charges against...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 2701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen Hosting ESL Adult Ed During School Hours?

Dear Friends, Our Pleasanton families need your support in helping to protect our children. We have learned that an adult...

Original post made by Lydiksen on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 29, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 18 comments | 1191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'All gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor

California businesses and state government buildings may be required to make single-occupancy restrooms available to all...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 29, 2016 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1322 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore market sustains $300,000 in damages after Saturday fire

A fire that broke out at a Livermore market early Saturday morning caused an estimated $300,000 in damage. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Q. Was there a fire sprinkler system?, on Aug 29, 2016 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 623 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayoral candidate Julie Testa sues city clerk, county registrar after ballot statement rejected

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file Testa's candidate statement...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:22 pm | 49 comments | 7967 Views

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Sales Tax: Measure MM vs Costco

On August 24, the Independent Newspaper reported that the new study ordered by the City of Pleasanton and funded by the developer,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 222 Views

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"Lions Wayside Park" Mary's,St.Mary's,Kottinger Creek? Ditch?

The Neal Street Bridge was built in 1887,separating Lions Wayside and Delucchi Park. We know that the water delivery system...

Original post made by Peter Miller on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 26, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 156 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 1,480 views

Goodbye University of Phoenix and Gene Wilder
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 56 views