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Opinion - January 11, 2013

Housing dominates 2013 agenda for Pleasanton Council

The newly constituted Pleasanton City Council, which returns from winter break next Tuesday, may find a brighter, better year ahead for the city it governs than the council that "retired" after the election last November. Two new members are on board: Councilwoman Karla Brown and Councilman Jerry Pentin, and we have a new mayor, former Councilman Jerry Thorne, who succeeded Jennifer Hosterman. Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio continues on with two years remaining in her current term. With Thorne's move into the mayor's seat, there's an opening which will be filled in a special election May 7, a vote that the council decided to make as a mail-in ballot only election.

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