Beginning Saturday, participation will be limited to registered users until after election
July 28, 2020 |
Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1, participation in PleasantonWeekly.com's popular Town Square reader forum will be limited to those who register on the site with their name and email address.
As we've said before this time of year, contested elections are invaluable. They enhance the public discourse around vital local issues and better engage and educate the electorate.July 23, 2020 | 4 comments
Unfortunately, with the current board -- which can graciously be described as a dysfunctional train wreck -- it will be extraordinarily difficult to find someone able to lead DUSD into the future who is actually willing to take it on.July 2, 2020 | 23 comments
Council majority's idea for 'action plan' precursor discussion is untenable, so why even try it?
June 25, 2020 |
This precursor meeting some time in July, where the council will apparently try to limit public comment to only the draft action plan, seems unnecessary in concept and untenable in practice. Just start the full conversation now.
Why your support is needed, at this pivotal moment, to sustain local journalism
March 19, 2020 |
If readers who value journalism don't step up to support their local newspapers and their websites now, many will become additional victims of the coronavirus crisis.
Thank you to the more than 250 donors to the Pleasanton Weekly's 2019-20 Holiday Fund. Your generous contributions allowed us to provide a total of $64,878 to 10 deserving nonprofit beneficiaries.March 12, 2020 | No comments yet
Just be direct with the voters about the tax measure you want them to adopt. That's not what we've seen here. Vote No on Measure C.February 13, 2020 | 24 comments
Also: With runoffs certain, no final endorsement for state & federal legislative seats -- but leaning heavily toward 3 incumbents
February 12, 2020 |
Incumbent Supervisor Nate Miley is the clearcut best choice for Alameda County Board of Supervisors District 4, which includes Pleasanton and extends through communities to the west into parts of Oakland.
Support also for Smith McDonald, who earned 2-year term unopposed
February 6, 2020 |
We prefer the strong record of service and Zone 7 experience exhibited by Ramirez Holmes, Figuers and Quigley.
The $290 million Measure J bond is another vital funding source for Dublin Unified School District as it continues to address facility impacts of breathtaking enrollment growth over the past decade or so.January 31, 2020 | No comments yet
The city's hotel agreement calls for an appropriately sized facility in the best location to enhance the vitality of downtown. And more importantly, it is the first step in bringing the community's vision for redeveloping downtown.January 30, 2020 | 8 comments
We support Measure O. The district, which hasn't seen a new bond measure since 1999, is desperately in need of facility upgrades that effectively can only be funded through a local bond issuance.January 29, 2020 | No comments yet
The $323 million bond measure for PUSD, on the March primary election ballot as local Measure M, is vital for the short- and long-term future of district facilities -- and by direct extension, the success of Pleasanton's students.January 23, 2020 | 92 comments
And there's plenty of blame to go around, from top to bottom
January 16, 2020 |
With the news last week that a U.S. magistrate has dismissed the family's lawsuit against the federal government, the Kate Steinle case continues to be a disheartening display of injustice.
Even though the campaign is winding down next Wednesday, there's still time to contribute to the Pleasanton Weekly's 2019-20 Holiday Fund.January 9, 2020 | No comments yet