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Letters

Elect Herb Ritter to the Pleasanton City Council Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/11/04/letters...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by wow!!, on Nov 4, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 324 Views

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MM Stops Bad Deal; Both Sides Still have Choices on Costco

Interestingly, until I read a recent blog by res1, I did not understand that Measure MM only stops this very bad deal. Costco...

Original post made by Dave J. on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 3, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 27 comments | 526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers rally in support of state, local school funding measures

Members from the Association of Pleasanton Teachers rallied at schools across the city Tuesday in support of California Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Austerity_in_Gov, on Nov 2, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 14 comments | 2209 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly recommends Arkin, Hintzke, Ruegsegger for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed incumbents Valerie Arkin and Jamie Hintzke for re-election to the school board in the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Momma Bear, on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 2844 Views

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FPPC letter

Copy available here: http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/10/28/fppc-letter ...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Nov 2, 2016 at 8:47 am | 23 comments | 699 Views

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Costco/ Nearon Infrastructure Could Cost Pleasanton $26.6 Million

Many numbers have been used for the infrastructure costs Pleasanton is on the hook for, if Measure MM does not pass. Most...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:55 pm | 20 comments | 1491 Views

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Latest Costco Beak Even, 25-30 Years

There have been many numbers used for break even regarding the City funding of infrastructure for Costco/ Nearon. Here are...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nan, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 18 comments | 460 Views

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Costco uses Lies in Recent Information on MM

Costco stoops to new low in a recent email saying "funding for the necessary traffic improvements will be paid for by Costco,...

Original post made by Dave J. on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:22 pm | 44 comments | 954 Views

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Mayor Thorne and Kathy Narum in "Stand Down" Metting on Initiative MM

Combing through over 1100 documents provided by the City to the Pleasanton Citizens for Planned Growth, an email from Nelson...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 1, 2016 at 6:19 pm | 53 comments | 1162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton North Rotary will hold its annual Youth Speech Contest on Friday January 6th at Handles Gastropub in Pleasanton. Sign up today!

Pleasanton North Rotary will hold its annual Youth Speech Contest on Friday January 6th, 2017 at Handles Gastropub in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Oct. 30, 2016
Last comment by Fairlands Father, on Nov 1, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 113 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Janitor made $270,000 last year

Unbelievable. http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/11/01/bart-janitor-grossed-270k-in-pay-and-benefits-last-year/ If Measure...

Original post made by BART Rider on Nov. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 190 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly recommends No on Measure MM

In an editorial, the Pleasanton Weekly today is recommending that voters cast a No vote on Measure MM on the Nov. 8 ballot Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 1, 2016 at 10:41 am | 103 comments | 10887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High issues guidelines for Halloween costumes

Halloween is a minimum class day at Foothill High School Monday where administrators also have issued six costume guidelines...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Albert, on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 720 Views

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News Flash: Pleasanton Wastes a Lot of Money on a Failed Dog Park

City of Pleasanton announcement: "Join the City of Pleasanton to celebrate the grand opening of its second off leash dog...

Original post made by Sam on Oct. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 199 Views

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Vote No on Prop 64

Proponets of Prop 64 trumpet legalizing marijuana will raise new tax revenue (and ironically say some of this revenue will...

Original post made by zolli on Oct. 30, 2016
Last comment by JWhite, on Oct 31, 2016 at 11:33 am | 4 comments | 266 Views

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City, Chamber Decide for Minimum Notice on Costco

A California Public Records Request has uncovered the following: On November 13 an email from Scott Raty, president of...

Original post made by JJ on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bemyneighbor, on Oct 31, 2016 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 1216 Views

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2nd Annual Tri-Valley Turkey Burn Coming Soon--Sign up Today!

Thanksgiving means it’s time to be thankful. What better way to spend your Thanksgiving morning than spending time with...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation on Oct. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 280 Views

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No Show Ritter and Pentin .... afraid to face the people?

Ritter and Pentin were no-shows on key voter forums with the Pleasanton Voters, a muslim voting group and senior citizens. What...

Original post made by Pay Attention Pleasanton on Oct. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 211 Views

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Special Interests funding Karla Brown

Two large businesses are the TOP 2 contributors to Karla Brown's election campaign, with over $6,000 in "donations." ....and...

Original post made by Susan Frank on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pay Attention Pleasanton, on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 13 comments | 617 Views

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Question about Costco and MM...

What if you're against Costco because of the massive subsidy, the "back-room" dealing and clandestine nature and dishonesty...

Original post made by Jack on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 52 comments | 560 Views
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