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Hosterman endorses Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman Friday endorsed Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10342...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Middle of The Town Observer, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:27 am | 30 comments | 2136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton-Dublin link opens under I-580

Bikers and hikers will no longer be blocked by Interstate 580 when traveling between Pleasanton and Dublin. The new Alamo...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Nov 9, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments | 2131 Views

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Swalwell wins 15th Congressional District

Dublin City Councilman Eric Swalwell has unseated Pete Stark for the 15th Congressional district. As of early Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by tim, on Nov 9, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 1508 Views

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5,000 turn out for Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade

More than 5,000 spectators lined the sidewalks along Main Street in Pleasanton Sunday for the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans Day...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:25 am | 10 comments | 1669 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne plans to 'hit the ground running' when he takes office as mayor Dec. 4

City Councilman Jerry Thorne, who was elected mayor of Pleasanton Tuesday, said Wednesday that he wants to restructure council...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bamboozled by Jerry T, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 8 comments | 953 Views

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Haggerty, 2 other Alameda County supervisors, endorse for Cook-Kallio Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Freddy, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 35 comments | 2685 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Californians have 10th longest commute times, report says

Californians have the 10th longest commute times in the country, according to reports. Americans spend an average 23.7 minutes...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Beckie, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 1008 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walthers out as president of Las Positas College

Kevin Walthers, the popular president of Las Positas College, is looking for a new job just 16 months after the Chabot-Las...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 13 comments | 3754 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney victory parade?

Since the Giants are having a victory party, shouldn't we have one for Romney? Rasmussen has Romney winning every state...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:43 am | 39 comments | 1745 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Transportation tax measure still failing as Oakland Zoo measure loses

A measure that would double Alameda County's transportation sales tax to a full 1 cent was still narrowly trailing in updated...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steven , on Nov 8, 2012 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 1058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

These cheerleaders helped make a difference

These five cheerleaders and their classmates at Pleasanton Middle School helped make a difference last weekend. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 1246 Views

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Police log: Shoplifting team nabs $5,000 in pricey purses

An organized shoplifting crew made off with high-end handbags worth more than $5,000 in an Oct. 21 incident, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 2475 Views

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Brown, Pentin win seats on City Council

Karla Brown and Jerry Pentin won election to Pleasanton City Council handily, with Brown garnering 8,919 votes -- about 37%...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 2641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union says Raley's grocery workers on strike

Thousands of unionized grocery workers walked off their jobs at Raley's supermarkets this morning, citing management's unlawful...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by rob, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 3351 Views

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Voter turnout lower than in 2008 presidential election

Although many vote-by-mail and provisional ballots have yet to be counted, Bay Area counties are projecting strong voter...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1195 Views

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Despite warm weather, the winter 'Spare the Air' season is now in effect

Despite the warm weather expected for much of the week, the four-month Winter Spare the Air season has started, making it...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by burn this...., on Nov 7, 2012 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3330 Views

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Stoneridge extension

Is the Stoneridge extension scheduled to be done??...

Original post made by hoops on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Icantbelieveit, on Nov 6, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 13 comments | 2411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"No on 32" equates to "I Like What Happened to Detroit"

Vote Yes on 32 For 40 years the autoworkers' unions and politicians kept a lock on the Detroit auto industry...in return...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Nov 6, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 6 comments | 1090 Views

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PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Erlene DeMarcus

Erlene DeMarcus is a recognized transportation expert who has spent a career working for the betterment of our community. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by to Question, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 24 comments | 2238 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 3628 Views
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