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Thorne, Pentin, Ritter win endorsements of Chamber, Realtors

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and City Council candidates Jerry Pentin and Herb Ritter won the endorsements this week of...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 719 Views

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City Documents Released on Costco

The City has released documents to The Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth. Some attachments were not included and...

Original post made by Mike W. on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Helen, 12 hours ago | 13 comments | 309 Views

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First Amendment under attack

Anybody else find it ironic that the Blog by Tim Hunt called "First Amendment under attack" was closed to comments by the...

Original post made by res1 on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 79 Views

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Police activity by Laurel Creek Staging area- Body found

Posted at 9:37 a.m. http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/09/28/missing-man-found-dead-at-laurel-creek he body of Blake...

Original post made by res1 on Sep. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 78 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 Born & Raised Here, 23 hours ago | 14 comments | 2770 Views

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Letter from Costco

If you are a Costco member did you get a 'vote no on M' letter today? It sings the praises of having a Costco in Pleasanton...

Original post made by John on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Nan, on Sep 27, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 12 comments | 302 Views

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Assemblywoman Catharine Baker - 'Walk and Talk'

As a nature enthusiast and Scout parent, I was thrilled when I received an invitation to a “Walk and Talk” hosted by...

Original post made by Meghan H. on Sep. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 44 Views

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Costco Draw from Outside Areas

It appears that a new Costco in Pleasanton would draw many customers from outside our area, and may be grossly understated...

Original post made by Mike W. on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by Tom M., on Sep 27, 2016 at 12:14 am | 16 comments | 515 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 Val, on Sep 26, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 17 comments | 2389 Views

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Mayor's Award goes to community leader Tanya Ludden

Tanya Ludden, a longtime leader in the Parent Teachers Association who has also served as a board member for large community...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Brenda, on Sep 26, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1378 Views

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Park or Airport Runway?

I applaud the City and Parks Department for finally installing new lighting at Hansen Park. It has been a dark and foreboding...

Original post made by Hansen Curious on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Sep 26, 2016 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 81 Views

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Costco: Traffic at Hopyard/Owens

The traffic at Hopyard and Owens will only get worse with the new Chick-fil- A opening. It is already at a "D" level. Don't...

Original post made by Rod on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Tom M., on Sep 25, 2016 at 1:17 am | 22 comments | 705 Views

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Meet the candidates tonight at Pleasanton Weekly candidates forum

Candidates for Pleasanton mayor and the City Council will face off tonight at a community forum being hosted by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Kris Thompson, on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:32 pm | 40 comments | 2037 Views

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California Fair Political Practices Commission Affirms that Mayor Thorne cannot participate in Decisions of Johnson Drive

The FPPC released its opinion letter on September 6 on Mayor Thorne's ability to participate in the Johnson Drive Economic...

Original post made by res1 on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Dave J., on Sep 24, 2016 at 8:00 am | 9 comments | 280 Views

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Sounding off

Candidates for Pleasanton's mayor and City Council positions sounded off Monday evening at the Pleasanton Weekly's candidates'...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 23, 2016 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 338 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 Mike W., on Sep 23, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 27 comments | 615 Views

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Designated bike lanes to be extended throughout Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council voted this week to update the city’s bicycle master plan to provide funding and strategies...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by MD, on Sep 23, 2016 at 9:51 am | 20 comments | 2110 Views

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Council imposes tough new restriction on how Masons use their Hopyard Road lodge

The City Council imposed strict new regulations on Pleasanton Masons last night after considering complaints from their Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 21, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 4 comments | 1513 Views

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Dog laws unleashed

While the subject of Pleasanton's dog leash law can inspire debate among local residents--dog owners or not--the ordinance...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on Sep 21, 2016 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 2842 Views

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Pleasanton’s Don Lewis wins Alameda County Arts Leadership award

Don Lewis of Pleasanton, a music artist and synthesizer innovator, has won the prestigious 2016 Alameda County Arts Leadership...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Dana, on Sep 20, 2016 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 1927 Views
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Who Won the Debate?
By Roz Rogoff | 33 comments | 1,123 views

Debate: What do you think?
By pleasantonweekly.com | 4 comments | 438 views

Props 62 and 66: To Kill or Not to Kill, those are The Questions
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 374 views