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Chamber hosting Pleasanton municipal election candidates forum at 7:30 a.m. today

Candidates for mayor and three vying for election to the City Council will participate in a "Meet the Candidates" forum...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Looking to the future, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 1626 Views

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Hundreds march, arrests made in protests at Urban Shield in Pleasanton

A total of 23 protesters were arrested Friday outside the "Urban Shield" event, the nation's largest first-responder exercise,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Citizen , on Sep 10, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 10 comments | 2501 Views

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Senior discounts

I was delighted to be offered a senior discount at the Mission Plaza Workbench True Value Hardware store, one day last week....

Original post made by helen on Sep. 10, 2016
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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 BobB, on Sep 9, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 25 comments | 2273 Views

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IKEA submits plans for Dublin store at I-580, Hacienda Drive

Bay Area residents could have three IKEA stores to choose from if plans submitted for a new Dublin location are approved,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 30 comments | 5084 Views

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Urban Shield expected to draw police, protestors to Pleasanton

A four-day event beginning at the Alameda County Fairgrounds next week is expected to bring hundreds of first responders...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by patcher, on Sep 9, 2016 at 11:48 am | 6 comments | 1613 Views

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Council OKs 3-story homes on downtown site, ground-floor retail

The Pleasanton City Council last night approved a mixed-use housing and retail development at Old Bernal Avenue and Augustine...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by AR15, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:30 am | 20 comments | 3931 Views

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Urban Shield expected to draw police, protestors to Pleasanton

A four-day event beginning at the Alameda County Fairgrounds next Friday is expected to bring hundreds of first responders...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by gram5x5, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:13 am | 10 comments | 4063 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. , on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:15 pm | 43 comments | 1900 Views

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Girls RAGE, boys BUSC open soccer season with Main Street parade Saturday

The 45th annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade will be held from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jason Fukwelle, on Sep 8, 2016 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 838 Views

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Arguments for and against Measure MM initiative

As the Alameda County Registrar's office marks the deadline Friday for submissions to be printed in voter information booklets...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 77 comments | 3735 Views

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Following Brock Turner's release, recall-campaign organizers rally; Swalwell speaks

Local and national elected officials, Stanford University students, sexual-assault survivors, parents and others threw their...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by christine, on Sep 6, 2016 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views

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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 Get the Facts, on Sep 6, 2016 at 5:56 pm | 7 comments | 1606 Views

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Chick-fil-A coming to Pleasanton

Chick-fil-A, a national chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, will open a Pleasanton restaurant in mid-2015...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2016 at 9:11 pm | 13 comments | 9440 Views

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3 bond measures on Nov. 8 ballot will boost taxes paid by Pleasanton property owners

There are three bond measures on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot that will add to Pleasanton property taxes. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasantonian1, on Sep 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 3128 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 Tom M., on Sep 3, 2016 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 523 Views

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Court denies Pleasanton mayoral candidate's lawsuit against city clerk

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa's candidate statement will not be placed on the Nov. 8 sample ballot after a court...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 2, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 3440 Views

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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 seenalot, on Sep 1, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 2295 Views

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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 Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 1, 2016 at 11:41 am | 8 comments | 1871 Views

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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, on Aug 31, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 10 comments | 518 Views
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