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Hey ref! Fans' bad behavior, harassment causes shortage of officials
Words like funding, equipment, field space and coaching are thrown around regularly when it comes to local sports. But there... Last comment on Sep 29, 2022 at 9:28 am | 1 comment

Editorial: Vote Wallace for Council District 1, Yee for District 3 in Pleasanton
Voters should look toward candidates who can build bridges among diverse perspectives while achieving important goals for... Last comment 7 hours ago | 2 comments

47 sheriff's deputies moved to desk jobs after audit finds they failed psychological exams
Alameda County sheriff's officials believe 47 deputies who allegedly failed a psychological exam and now have desk jobs will... Last comment on Sep 29, 2022 at 8:39 am | 6 comments

Residents express concerns over nonprofit merger
The recent merger between two Pleasanton nonprofits has led some citizens to question how the move will impact their community,... Last comment on Sep 21, 2022 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments

 
 
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"Pleasanton Wedding!"
Mia and Kurt both grew up in Pleasanton and met in high school at Amador Valley, where their relationship began. These high school sweethearts kept it local and tied the knot in Pleasanton on Saturday 1/14/17. Submitted by Mia Schmidt on Feb 8, 2017

 
 
 
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Right time for another Pleasanton school bond?
Pleasanton residents will be voting on a school bond measure in November for the third time in the last seven years. But the question remains: Are the facility improvements worth the associated property tax increase? Thursday, 11:24 PM | 2 comments

Pleasanton council halts universal design ordinance for more research
The Pleasanton City Council voted last week to send a proposed ordinance, which includes additional accessibility design standards for certain types of new residential developments, back to city staff for further review and discussion. Thursday, 10:26 PM

Nonprofit invites community to experience A Taste of Africa this weekend
A Taste of Africa festival is returning to the Tri-Valley this weekend, featuring various forms of art, outdoor music, dance performances and more, organized by local nonprofit Cheza Nami Foundation. Thursday, 10:33 PM

'An Afternoon or Evening with Albert Einstein' in Pleasanton
Hear from the scientific icon -- as portrayed by historical character actor Duffy Hudson -- in-person in Pleasanton and online in October as 'An Afternoon or Evening with Albert Einstein' closes the 2022 Ed Kinney Speaker Series. Thursday, 10:38 PM

What a Week: The year of city manager hirings in the Tri-Valley
San Ramon City Manager Joe Gorton's departure will continue a streak of turnover at the top for three of the five municipalities in the past year -- and it becomes four in five if you go back to just before the COVID-19 pandemic... Thursday, 10:17 PM

Love is love in the Tri-Valley: Livermore Pride celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month
Livermore Pride will be celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of free, community oriented activities. Ranging from bike rides to movie night, community members and allies are encouraged to attend the events through October. Wednesday, 9:20 PM | 1 comments

Editorial: Vote Wallace for Council District 1, Yee for District 3 in Pleasanton
Voters should look toward candidates who can build bridges among diverse perspectives while achieving important goals for Pleasanton. In our view, those council candidates are Dean Wallace in District 1 and Jamie Yee in District 3. Wednesday, 8:49 PM | 2 comments

Sunset Development buys Chevron Park; energy giant to still keep HQ in San Ramon
San Ramon's largest corporate resident is staying in the city for the foreseeable future, with Chevron signing a new lease to move its global HQ into Bishop Ranch while also selling its corporate park back to Sunset Development. Wednesday, 8:40 PM

Dublin man convicted of rape after jury deliberates for just two hours
An Alameda County jury recently found a man guilty of raping a young woman in an apparent date-rape plot that included transferring the partially conscious victim between multiple cars from a San Francisco club to his home in Dublin. Wednesday, 11:09 AM

47 sheriff's deputies moved to desk jobs after audit finds they failed psychological exams
Alameda County sheriff's officials believe 47 deputies who allegedly failed a psychological exam and now have desk jobs will pass the exam when they retake it and get their guns and peace officer powers back, per the ACSO. Tuesday, 2:05 PM | 6 comments

Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in crash in Livermore last week
The Alameda County Coroner's Bureau has confirmed the identity of the motorcyclist who died in a collision with another vehicle at a prominent intersection in Livermore last week as a 49-year-old woman from San Leandro. Wednesday, 9:05 PM

Pleasanton Preps: Dons edge Falcons in football overtime thriller
The Dons did indeed win the game, but the 14-7 overtime win was hardly easy. In fact, the Falcons could have won the game late in regulation, but the Dons came through by blocking a short field goal attempt in the final seconds. Tuesday, 3:14 PM

Staying Healthy: Moonshots for Unicorns seeks to treat ultra-rare conditions
Two Danville physicians have merged their professional and personal lives in the wake of their young daughter's diagnosis of an ultra-rare genetic disorder, seeking to address a void in modern medicine that they... Tuesday, 9:55 PM

Pleasanton: Coroner confirms identity of driver who died in fiery I-680 crash last month
The Alameda County Coroner's Bureau on Tuesday released the identity of the local driver killed in a solo-vehicle crash off an Interstate 680 offramp in Pleasanton in mid-August. Tuesday, 8:21 PM

Pleasanton police update council on school officers, stop data, low staffing
Members from the Pleasanton Police Department updated the City Council with its biannual report last week on topics including school police officers, "stop data" collection and the challenge of hiring new personnel. Monday, 10:11 PM

The 360s in concert at Pleasanton church
The 360s will be playing classic hits from the '60s, '70s and '80s during a concert at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pleasanton this Sunday afternoon... Tuesday, 5:04 PM

County supervisors ban wild cow milking, maintain use of 'essential equipment' for rodeos
Alameda County supervisors voted to ban the rodeo practice of wild cow milking in unincorporated parts of the county, while an amendment to the ordinance cleared spurs, bucking straps and non-release ropes for continued use. Sunday, 10:59 AM | 4 comments

Staying Healthy: 75 years of Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
For the past 75 years, Livermore Area Recreation and Park District has provided the community with activities, programs, facilities and services to help all residents enjoy open space and remain active. Monday, 9:00 PM

Grapes & Gratitude: Fundraiser set for cancer support nonprofit Culinary Angels
Community members will be able to raise funds to support local residents experiencing cancer-related hardships at the upcoming benefit gala, Grapes & Gratitude, for Tri-Valley nonprofit Culinary Angels. Monday, 10:36 PM

MJ's Brass Boppers opening Firehouse season this weekend
The funky and soulful sounds of the Big Easy -- via Oakland, that is -- will be ushering in the 2022-23 season at the Firehouse Arts Center when the Bay Area's own MJ's Brass Boppers perform in downtown Pleasanton this weekend. Monday, 10:55 PM

San Ramon City Manager Gorton retiring in January
San Ramon City Manager Joe Gorton has announced that he plans to retire from the city government early in the new year to cap a public service career of 35 years that also included time as San Ramon's police chief. Monday, 9:45 PM

Master gardeners set to break ground on early stages of community farm in Pleasanton
One project slated to break ground in fall is aiming to help Pleasanton residents grow their own food in a sustainable, water-conserving manner -- a community garden and farm at the Bernal Community Park. Thursday, September 22, 10:57 AM | 1 comments

What a Week: Reflecting on life, legacy of former Pleasanton mayor Bob Philcox
The Pleasanton community is mourning the loss of former mayor, bank executive and community service leader Robert 'Bob' Philcox. His service on two public agencies came at crucial junctures in the recent history of the Tri-Valley. Friday, September 23, 12:32 AM

Staying Healthy: Running to support survivors of domestic violence
The nonprofit organization, Tri-Valley Haven, is hosting its annual Pace for Peace run/walk event put on to raise funds and awareness for survivors of domestic violence. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the pace run. Sunday, 10:59 AM

Leading Livermore: New City Manager Marysheva has sights set on the future
Livermore's new City Manager Marianna Marysheva has had her hands full since officially taking over the role in June -- and while there seems to never be a dull moment, she told the Weekly she is excited for the work ahead. Friday, September 23, 12:39 AM

Livermore teen arrested after crash injures pregnant driver, kills unborn child outside Sacramento
A teenager from Livermore faces a potential murder charge after allegedly crashing into another car while trying to flee authorities after a sideshow in Rio Linda, seriously injuring a pregnant woman and killing her unborn baby Friday. Monday, September 19, 11:21 PM | 5 comments

Pleasanton City Council candidates debate
New housing developments, the drinking water supply and public safety were just some of the topics that five Pleasanton City Council candidates running in the November election addressed during a public forum this week. Wednesday, September 14, 9:59 PM | 23 comments

 

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