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Jerry and Cindy Sobrero, Stu and Cheryl Craig, Ken and Cindy Artinyan, Cyril Bonanno, Mark and Ann Fischer, Emil and Margie Oxsen in Tangier Morocco during a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce trip. Fun! Submitted by Cindy Sobrero on Nov 21, 2017

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Leadership transition at Pleasanton's Museum on Main
After 13 years at the helm, Executive Director Jim DeMersman has announced he will retire from Pleasanton's Museum on Main in the fall. Sarah Schaefer, the current education director, has been named as his permanent successor. Thursday, 9:46 AM

Sunol Rep back with familiar melodrama: 'The Treasure of Shiver River'
The Sunol Repertory Theatre is back onstage for two weekends in May, reprising the melodrama it prepared to perform before the Bay Area first shut down two years ago -- 'The Treasure of Shiver River'. Thursday, 9:41 AM

Beyond Penny Lane: Livermore native's path to Paul McCartney tribute show
One night Livermore native Mark Abbott's father slammed his fists on the dinner table and demanded he choose an instrument to begin playing. That was the first step in what would become Abbott's path to a professional music career... Friday, May 6, 12:18 AM

What a Week: Fair concert lineup is out. Time to party like it's ...
The fair usually delivers remarkable quality and variety of concerts; this year's series promises much the same (on paper, anyway). The lineup is very appealing to my musical tastes, and really it has a little bit of something for... Wednesday, April 27, 10:33 PM

Tri-Valley Rep returns with slugger story
Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre answers this question when it returns at the end of this month with its spring production of 'Damn Yankees.' It opens April 30 and runs through May 15 at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton. Friday, April 29, 5:00 PM

Williams, Huff named 2022 Community Patriots
To honor their commitment to Pleasanton, Bob Williams and Charles Huff have been named the 2022 recipients of the Ed Kinney Community Patriot awards. Friday, April 22, 3:47 PM

Fair coming back: Pleasanton ready for 'Road to Summer'
Alameda County Fair is returning to its familiar summertime slot this year after pandemic disruptions, and officials at the fairgrounds are working to get the community geared up by announcing some of the special events now confirmed. Friday, April 22, 3:37 PM

Firehouse hosts Holocaust memorial exhibit
For the first time in two years and in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah), a multimedia exhibit of gritty imagery and eyewitness testimony is being shown at Pleasanton's Firehouse Arts Center through May 28. Sunday, April 10, 3:26 PM

Capturing scenic beauty: Bauer-Kahan honors winners of Nature Photography Contest
State Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan recently hosted a contest for professional, artistic and amateur photographers alike who bring into focus the beauty in her District 16 through their lens. Wednesday, April 20, 10:10 PM

From the Unabomber to Theranos, this courtroom artist draws history at famous trials in the Bay Area and beyond
Vicki Behringer has been drawing key witnesses at Bay Area trials for 30 years -- everyone from murderers and rapists to sobbing victims and poker-faced defendants to CEOs and moguls and rock stars. Tuesday, April 19, 6:08 PM

A poetic journey through Dublin: Inaugural Poetry Walk features 28 works posted across city
The city's inaugural Poetry Walk features 28 poems covering personal journeys, love, loss, the beauty of nature and even a handful acknowledging the places and scenery that make Dublin special. Saturday, April 16, 1:33 AM

New public art piece at Alviso Adobe park
Community leaders came together over the weekend to welcome the newest public artwork to Pleasanton. 'Eventide', a welded steel sculpture of a mountain lion by Colorado artist Parker McDonald, was installed at the Alviso Adobe Park. Friday, March 4, 11:09 PM

Art for the season: 'Visions of Spring' exhibit opening at Bankhead Gallery
The Bankhead Theater Gallery is embracing spring with a new exhibit showcasing the talents of artists, musicians and writers from the National League of American Pen Women, Diablo/Alameda Branch. Monday, March 28, 4:55 PM

Reflecting on Restaurant Week in the Tri-Valley
The second annual Taste Tri-Valley Restaurant Week kicked off in grand style with a Chef Collaboration Dinner on Feb. 17 and continued for 10 delicious days. Busy preparing, the four chefs radiated energy for the kick-off event. Friday, March 11, 11:36 AM

Artists come out to 'Paint Pleasanton'
Artists were out in force throughout town two weeks ago for the Pleasanton Art League's fourth annual plein air competition, 'Paint Pleasanton.' The event attracted many recognized artists to paint the city's historic landmarks... Thursday, October 7, 4:06 PM

Historic charm: Pleasanton Heritage Association honors homes that add character to downtown
Each year, five to six homes are chosen for recognition by the Pleasanton Heritage Association from among the 93 that the city has designated as historic resources. Thursday, October 28, 11:15 AM

'Lifetime' of inspiration: Pleasanton's Lauryn Marie releases new collection of songs
Lauryn Marie left last fall to attend college in Nashville, where she is majoring in songwriting and minoring in music business. She has just released her second EP, "Lifetime," a collection of five songs she wrote in her freshman year Thursday, August 26, 4:45 PM

California rugged: Diablo Range runs 150 miles down the state's center but is still little acknowledged
A mention of the Diablo Range in the Tri-Valley is likely to draw the response: 'What range? Do you mean Mount Diablo?' The range runs from the Carquinez Strait south through 12 counties for a total of 150 miles to the Antelope Valley. Friday, July 30, 4:07 PM


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