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Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district
Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she... Last comment 1 hour ago | 15 comments

Cupertino cancels July 4th fireworks because of drought
Cupertino city officials announced Wednesday that they have canceled a Fourth of July fireworks show this year due to concerns... Last comment on May 28, 2015 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment

U.S. Supreme Court action upholds county's 'take-back' drug ordinance
The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday denying a bid by pharmaceutical associations to block enforcement of a Safe... Last comment 6 hours ago | 3 comments

why water a parking lot
Here we are in the 3rd maybe 4th year of a drought yet the people that own the parking lot on Pleasanton Avenue right across... Last comment on May 28, 2015 at 12:35 pm | 13 comments

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"Gold at Hershey State Meet"
Athenian Athletics team participated in the Hershey Norcal State Meet held in San Jose on June 14th. The 4x100 meters relay team of Austin Telles, Anurag Koyyada, Eathan Hanley, and Rohit Menon from Harvest Park middle school won the gold medal with a time of 49.29 seconds. The team has an opportunity to participate in the Hershey North American Finals to held in Hershey, PA on August 2nd. The team is coached by Rik Richardson. Submitted by Santosh Menon on Jun 18, 2014

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Pleasanton's school superintendent resigns, takes Castro Valley post
Pleasanton schools superintendent Parvin Ahmadi is resigning from the school district after accepting an offer to become the new superintendent of the Castro Valley Unified School District starting July 1. Friday, 3:15 PM | 15 comments

Goodguys 22nd Summer Get-Together opens Saturday
The Goodguys 22nd Summer Get-Together opens for a two-day run at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds in a show that's expected to attract thousands of hot rods, custom and classic car afficianadoes. Friday, 7:04 AM

San Ramon Regional, John Muir to start work on new health center in Pleasanton today
San Ramon Regional Medical Center and John Muir Health will hold a ceremony at noon today to mark the start of major renovations of a building at 5860 Owens Drive in Pleasanton where their new jointly-operated Pleasanton Outpatient Center will be located Friday, 7:03 AM

Glazer sworn in as state senator in 7th District, which includes Pleasanton
The Tri-Valley has a new state senator, with Orinda Democrat Steve Glazer taking the oath of office at the State Capitol on Thursday morning.
Friday, 7:04 AM

A true 'living history' lesson
I've always loved flying in airplanes, since I was a little girl. So when asked if I wanted to go on a flight in a World War II bomber plane, of course I couldn't turn down that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Friday, 7:18 AM | 4 comments

Concert Sunday to feature sacred, secular music
"Shine Like the Sun," a free concert of light sacred and secular music, will be presented by the musicians of Our Savior Lutheran Church at 3 p.m. Sunday in the church sanctuary, 1385 S. Livermore Ave. in Livermore. Friday, 7:21 AM

Livermore Lab breaks ground on $9.9 million supercomputing center
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory broke ground Thursday on a modular and sustainable supercomputing facility that modernize Livermore's computing infrastructure and meet growing demand. Friday, 7:05 AM

Pleasanton man dies at Grand Canyon
An 82-year-old Pleasanton man died May 24 after collapsing near the Grand Canyon National Park visitor center. Friday, 7:01 AM | 1 comments

Cupertino cancels July 4th fireworks because of drought
Cupertino city officials announced Wednesday that they have canceled a Fourth of July fireworks show this year due to concerns
surrounding the state drought. Friday, 7:05 AM | 1 comments

73-year-old man killed in mobile home fire identified
A man who died in a burning mobile home in Livermore on Wednesday afternoon was identified yesterday as 73-year-old Vernon Sweeney. Friday, 7:06 AM

Assemblywoman Baker holding community coffee in Livermore tomorrow
Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, will hold a community coffee event Saturday at the Robert Livermore Community Center. Friday, 7:06 AM

Local teams earn top awards at Global Finals
Seven Pleasanton teams competed at the Destination Imagination Global Finals last weekend, with two of the teams bringing home top awards. Friday, 7:07 AM

Pleasanton school board receives updates on district programs, May Revision
The Pleasanton school board received updates Tuesday night on a number of district programs, including Career Technical Education (CTE), Tri-Valley Regional Occupation, the District Technology Plan and Gov. Jerry Brown's May budget revision. Friday, 7:07 AM

Another 1st Wednesday Street Party in next week
The Pleasanton Downtown Association will host the second 1st Wednesday Street Party of the year next week, featuring live music throughout the evening and 200 vendor booths displaying a wide assortment of services and merchandise. Friday, 7:09 AM

Neil Diamond tribute at Firehouse today, Saturday at Firehouse
The Firehouse Arts Center will host a concert by the Neil Diamond tribute band Super Diamond tonight and Saturday nights. Friday, 7:12 AM


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