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Federal proposal to lower DUI threshold draws mixed reaction

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 15, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 3272 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Adams, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 3277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water outlook more positive for Tri-Valley

With drought concerns at the forefront statewide after the governor's emergency proclamation last week, current water availability...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by FactChecker, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:12 am | 7 comments | 5715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves modified 'lite' calendar

After last night's two-hour report and discussion on the approval of a modified calendar option, the school board approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Twilight Zone, on Jul 13, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 169 comments | 18812 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's economy: A very good year for City of Planned Progress

Wrapping up her work as Pleasanton's finance director for the last 4-1/2 years, Emily Wagner has given an upbeat assessment...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 6121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for ValleyCare Medical Center? Look up the address first

If you know someone searching for ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton, make sure you give them the street address. They'll...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on May 6, 2015 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 4939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red Cross needs blood donors to meet July goals

Faith groups throughout the Bay Area have been teaming with the American Red Cross to help maintain the community blood supply...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Chuck Deckert, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools may face layoffs this spring

The Pleasanton Unified School District may be facing layoffs since funding to extend one-time appointments haven't come through. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Another parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 21 comments | 2671 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bob Butler, Margene Gerton Rivara to be honored tonight with Patriot awards

If Pleasanton is the "City of Planned Progress," Bob Butler can be credited with helping to make it so through his decades...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by West side Observer, on Apr 25, 2016 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1345 Views

SPORTS

Hacienda Business Park getting sporty

The only newspapers circulating at the Tri-Valley Herald's former building on Willow Road will be the ones exercisers will...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 5645 Views

AROUND TOWN

10-year old killed in crash near Ruby Hill

A boy who was killed in a crash in Livermore Saturday afternoon has been identified as 10-year-old San Jose resident Jonathan...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Carrrie, on Nov 27, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 34 comments | 3476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers agree to a 2-day layoff if parcel tax passes

Officials from the Association of Pleasanton Teachers announced on Sunday that their members have voted by a two-thirds majority...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:50 am | 34 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

All fired up

The countdown is on for one of the most exciting charity events in recent memory in the Tri-Valley. The "A Taste of Summer"...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on May 28, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1507 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin Honda dealer concerned about payment in 'Cash for Clunkers' program

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve additional funding for the "Cash for Clunkers" vehicle trade-in program that has...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by jhenry, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 celebrates new water demineralization plant with open house

Zone 7 Water Agency celebrated the recent opening of its Mocho Groundwater Demineralization Plant with an open house last...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Mr., on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 6 comments | 1500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's outdoor ice rink closes today

Pleasanton's outdoor ice skating rink closes tonight after a near-two-month run on a portion of the Civic Center and Library...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 17, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 21 comments | 1524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUSD says female student killed by train near downtown this afternoon

The PUSD has confirmed that a female student was struck and killed by a train around 2:30 p.m. Police are still investigating...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bethany, on Feb 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 236 comments | 10823 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What Health Care Reform Package means for California families

In an analysis of the Health Care Reform Package and what it means for California families, the office of Congressman Jerry...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 23, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 56 comments | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen helps in crash near high school

A 17-year-old senior at Amador Valley High School leaped into action when a small truck crashed into a fence outside the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on May 1, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1070 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACE trains stopped for training exercise cause concerns

If you saw the police and firefighters on the ACE (Altamont Commuter Express) trains Tuesday morning -- don't worry, it's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1294 Views
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