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Christian Trujano

Staff reporter, Pleasanton Weekly

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About Christian
Christian Trujano is a staff reporter for Embarcadero Media's East Bay Division, the Pleasanton Weekly. He returned to the company in May 2022 after having interned for the Palo Alto Weekly in 2019.

Christian primarily covers the Pleasanton city, school board, Zone 7 water and general news beats while also helping cover the greater Tri-Valley region. Since May, Christian has reported on the 2022 primary elections; middle schoolers protesting gun violence; city council plans on funding city projects; and the fire on the Pleasanton Ridge.

A San Jose native who studied at San Jose State and De Anza College, Christian began writing for school newspapers in 2017. While he has enjoyed writing about city and school meetings since then, Christian also enjoys watching Bay Area sports, making music for fun and taking care of his two new kittens.
Stories by Christian
Zone 7 adopts 5.5% annual water rate increases through 2026
Pleasanton is set to see a 5.5% rise in the annual rates for wholesale water services from the Zone 7 Water Agency for each of the next four years after its Board of Directors voted 5-2 to approve the price increase last week.
[Tuesday, November 22, 2022]

PUSD's Measure I clinches victory with better than 57% of the vote
After nearly two weeks of counting eligible vote-by-mail ballots, Pleasanton Unified School District's $395 million Measure I came from behind and was able to receive more than the 55% of votes needed to pass.
[Tuesday, November 22, 2022]

Amador admin Walker elected to PUSD Trustee Area 2 seat
Laurie Walker had finished Election Night leading in votes for Pleasanton Unified School District's Area 2 position on the Board of Trustees -- and now that the vast majority of the ballots have been counted, she has secured the seat.
[Tuesday, November 22, 2022]

Pleasanton council OKs quick-build bike lane project on segment of West Las Positas Boulevard
The Pleasanton City Council unanimously approved a quick-build pilot project last week that will create a protected bike lane on West Las Positas Boulevard between Hopyard Road and Hacienda Drive.
[Sunday, November 20, 2022]

Pleasanton Unified's Measure I pulls ahead, now 1.12% above threshold needed to pass
Pleasanton Unified School District's Measure I has broken the threshold of votes needed to pass as it looks to become the city's second school bond in the last 25 years, according to Wednesday's election results update from the county.
[Wednesday, November 16, 2022]

Pleasanton: City staff update council on provision that is forcing Housing Element adoption by January
The Pleasanton City Council and city staff have committed themselves to an aggressive December meeting schedule in order to adopt the city's new Housing Element by the statutory deadline of Jan. 31.
[Sunday, November 27, 2022]

Razor thin: Pleasanton Unified's Measure I is now 0.061% away from passing
Measure I, Pleasanton Unified School District's proposed $395 million general obligation bond, has climbed to within 0.061% from passing, according to Tuesday's election results update from the county.
[Tuesday, November 15, 2022]

Price overtakes Wiley in latest district attorney election update
Civil rights attorney Pamela Price took her first lead in the Alameda County district attorney race after previously trailing behind her opponent, longtime county prosecutor Terry Wiley, according to Tuesday's updated election results.
[Tuesday, November 15, 2022]

City staff set to update Pleasanton council on expediting Housing Element approval
Pleasanton's City Council has a packed agenda Tuesday as they get set to review an updated timeline for the city's Housing Element adoption, improvements to West Las Positas Boulevard and a new priority-setting process for projects.
[Monday, November 14, 2022]

Momentum continues for Pleasanton Unified's Measure I, now 0.38% from lead in latest election count
Pleasanton Unified School District's Measure I is less than half a percent away from getting above the minimum 55% of votes needed to pass, according to Monday night's updated election results tally.
[Monday, November 14, 2022]