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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 | 256 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 | 602 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 | 718 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 | 955 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 | 682 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 | 4183 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 | 577 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 | 2969 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 | 1128 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 | 555 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 | 1364 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 | 733 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 10 comments | 2427 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 | 525 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 | 1439 Views

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Pleasanton hosting Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade Sunday

Pleasanton's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298, the American Legion Post 237 and the Maj. Gen. William F. Dean Chapter of...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Barbara , on Nov 5, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 2135 Views

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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 | 2223 Views

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Santa Claus arrives this morning at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Halloween just closed out the month of October, but stores throughout Pleasanton are already decorating for the Christmas...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
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Alameda County Registrar's office open this weekend for voting

The Alameda County Registrar of Voters will be open this weekend to allow voters to vote early for Tuesday's General Election. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 865 Views

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MM Can Be a WW

I am modifying a post made by Dave Johnson, and posting it as a new topic, with his blessing. Even you who want Costco,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Nan, on Nov 5, 2016 at 9:39 am | 42 comments | 751 Views
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