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Costco Wanted an Even Bigger Subsidy, Higher Interest

The documents recently provided by the City of Pleasanton (demanded under the California Public Records Act) show that Costco...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 9, 2016
Last comment by M. Smith, on Oct 12, 2016 at 7:54 am | 42 comments | 956 Views

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Jerry Pentin Leads by Example

Dear Editor, No one take the responsibility of community service more seriously than Jerry Pentin. You can see it by how...

Original post made by Jim Brice on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Oct 12, 2016 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 174 Views

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Developer wins praise for 'under-developing' downtown Pleasanton lot

At a time when developers are eying every available site in Pleasanton to build larger and taller residences, Todd Deutscher...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 18 comments | 3460 Views

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MM and local gas stations

I want to thank shell and Valero on Santa Rita road for making my decision an easy one. I'll be voting costco in. I'm not...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Oct. 9, 2016
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 5 comments | 406 Views

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Karla Brown Campaign Signs

Karla Brown put her campaign sign in my yard over the weekend without my permission. Karla knows that I do not support...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 11, 2016 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 337 Views

SPORTS

Nevada Legislature holding session today to try to lure Raiders to Vegas

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said Monday night that she remains hopeful that the Raiders will stay in Oakland even as the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 11, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 1028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council proclaims October as Bullying Prevention Month

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday proclaimed October as National Bullying Prevention Month, and also proclaimed October...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 8, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 23 comments | 1666 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County Democrats oppose anti-Costco Measure MM

The Alameda County Democratic Party has endorsed three candidates for the Pleasanton school board and recommended that voters...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jeff in CA, on Oct 8, 2016 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teenager arrested after fight, stabbing at Pleasanton Taco Bell

An unidentified juvenile was arrested Wednesday evening after allegedly being involved in a fight with a peer that ended...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Oct 8, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 3998 Views

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PW Endorses No on MM, but is Critical of City Negotiiations, Transparency

As expected, the Pleasanton Weekly will endorse no on MM tomorrow. This is no surprise since the PW usually follows the Chamber...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Mike W., on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 20 comments | 618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-580 in Pleasanton not among Bay Area's top 10 most congested freeways

An annual ranking of the most congested Bay Area freeway segments was released this week, and for the first time in recent...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Daisy, on Oct 7, 2016 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 2545 Views

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Will Angela Ramirez-Holmes Ignore the Democratic Neutral Position on MM?

A source has told me that Angela Ramirez-Holmes, hired by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, plans to ignore the Alameda...

Original post made by M. Smith on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Oct 6, 2016 at 10:16 pm | 4 comments | 427 Views

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Democrats oppose Measure MM anti-Costco bill on Nov. 8 ballot

The Alameda County Democratic Party this week endorsed three candidates for the Pleasanton school board and recommended that...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jeff in CA, on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:49 am | 27 comments | 4155 Views

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Outcome of Measure I1 will have lasting impact on Pleasanton schools

"Outdated and in some cases obsolete." That's how Pleasanton Unified School District Superintendent Rick Rubino summed up...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jim Hansen, on Oct 5, 2016 at 11:36 pm | 13 comments | 3651 Views

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Politics and Costco

The Alameda County Democratic Party has decided to take a stand on our city issue, Measure MM. This only stands to confirm...

Original post made by Val on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jeff in CA, on Oct 5, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 30 comments | 864 Views

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Pleasanton's Financial Deal with Costco Realeased

The Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth's request for documents, under the California Information Act, has finally...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Oct 5, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 21 comments | 2003 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2016 'Water Year' ends as 5th consecutive dry year with low snowfall

California's 2016 water year ended Friday, marking a fifth consecutive dry year with low snowfall, officials from the Department...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 5, 2016 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 1038 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cook-Kallio and ACAP

With ballots coming out and campaign mail filling our mailboxes and TV ad-space, I'm posting an updated version of my earlier...

Original post made by Billie on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Oct 5, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 689 Views

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Citizens' groups hosting Tri-Valley candidates forum Oct. 13

Three citizens' advocacy groups from Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore will host a "Tri-Valley at a Crossroads" candidates'...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Dave J., on Oct 5, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 8 comments | 2801 Views

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Governor signs legislation broadening restroom access laws

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that is being considered the most inclusive restroom access law in the nation. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 5, 2016 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 1122 Views
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