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Mayoral candidate Julie Testa sues city clerk, county registrar after ballot statement rejected
Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file Testa's candidate statement... Last comment 25 minutes ago | 43 comments

'New' Dougherty Road now open
A new, 1.5-mile stretch of Dougherty Road opened to drivers in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley Friday. Read the full story... Last comment 3 hours ago | 8 comments

Park district kicks off renewable energy project at Shadow Cliffs
Park district officials, project representatives and politicians were on hand at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area Friday... Last comment on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment

Gauging interest in school board candidates' forum
The PW staff is contemplating how best to serve the community. We have noticed the audience engagement on the posts regarding... Last comment on Aug 23, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments

 
 
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"Troop 998 Crew on Mt Phillips"
Boy Scout Troop 998 crew atop Mt Phillips, 11,742 ft, at Philmont Scout Ranch, NM, enjoying the sunrise. Submitted by Allen House on Aug 16, 2016

 
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Goodguys show opens tomorrow at Fairgrounds
The Goodguys will open its 30th West Coast Nationals show Friday for a three-day weekend run at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Thursday, 7:41 AM

McKenzie leaving League of California Cities
Chris McKenzie, executive director of the League of California Cities for the past 17 years, announced his retirement this week. Thursday, 7:45 AM

'All gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor
California businesses and state government buildings may be required to make single-occupancy restrooms available to all genders starting next year if a bill authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) is
signed into law. Thursday, 7:42 AM | 7 comments

Mayoral candidate Julie Testa sues city clerk, county registrar after ballot statement rejected
Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file Testa's candidate statement for the Nov. 8 sample election ballot that will be sent to voters Oct. 10. Thursday, 7:41 AM | 43 comments

East Bay SPCA set for Adopt-a-Thon under the palms
Animal lover Diane Teakle's lifestyle right now does not accommodate a pet. So instead she volunteers two hours a week at the nearby East Bay SPCA shelter in Dublin, walking canines waiting to be adopted. Thursday, 7:49 AM

Auction fundraiser for Camp Arroyo
The hills will be alive Sunday as three-time Grammy Award-winning blues musician Keb Mo performs at Camp Arroyo for the Taylor Family Foundation's 26th annual Day in the Park auction fundraiser. Thursday, 7:47 AM

Realtor associations announce upcoming mergers
Pleasanton-based Bay East Association of Realtors announced Tuesday it will be merging in the coming months with the Northern California Commercial Association of Realtors (NCCAR) and the Alameda Association of Realtors (AAOR). Thursday, 7:46 AM

School board discusses governance handbook at regular meeting
The Pleasanton school board will consider approving revisions to its handbook detailing its procedures, practices and responsibilities at its next meeting after discussing the publication in a workshop Tuesday night. Thursday, 7:41 AM

Watchdog group OKs Measure B, BB expenditures
An independent watchdog committee (IWC) reported Tuesday that tax dollars from Measure B and Measure BB transportation funds were spent in accordance with the intent of the two voter-approved measures. Thursday, 7:42 AM

Tri-Valley 14-year-olds win World Series
A group of Tri-Valley teen baseball all-stars were crowned 14-year-old Babe Ruth World Series champions last week after a six-run, sixth-inning rally catapulted them to victory in the title game in Massachusetts. Thursday, 7:42 AM

Citizens' coalition seeks city correspondence on Costco issue
A coalition called Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth has requested records for correspondence between city officials and representatives of efforts to build a Costco membership store on Johnson Drive. Thursday, 7:43 AM | 15 comments

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure laws
The California Supreme Court Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court initially found them to be unconstitutional. Thursday, 7:44 AM | 9 comments

Tri-Valley Youth View students broadcasting new show
Tri-Valley Youth View, a 30 minute special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended one of the TV30's Summer Camps, is now airing on TV30 and on the station's website at tv30.org Thursday, 7:44 AM

 

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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 1,778 views