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Police: Man walking dog fatally struck by vehicle crossing Stoneridge Drive
A Pleasanton man was killed and his pet dog injured when they were hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Stoneridge Drive... Last comment on May 11, 2021 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments

Proposed Niles Canyon Trail would link Sunol and Fremont
Tri-Valley residents may one day be able to travel on foot or bike through Niles Canyon on a nearly six-mile proposed trail... Last comment on Apr 29, 2021 at 3:43 pm | 9 comments

Dublin school board picks San Jose leader Funk as finalist for superintendent
The Dublin Unified School District trustees on Thursday publicly identified Chris Funk, a school leader in the San Jose area,... Last comment on May 7, 2021 at 10:49 am | 1 comment

Recent internet outage sparks demand for local ISP alternatives
Public interest in building a fiber optic network throughout the city has increased recently, after a Comcast outage last... Last comment on May 5, 2021 at 6:55 pm | 7 comments

 
 
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"Chamber of Commerce trip"
Mark and Ann Fischer, Stu and Cheryl Craig, Cindy and Jerry Sobrero, Cyril Bonanno, Tina Nomura, Julie Mannes, Steve Fineran in Spain during a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce trip to Costa del Sol Spain. Fun! Submitted by Cindy Sobrero on Nov 21, 2017

 
 
 
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Back in business: Wine country ushers in return of tourism to Livermore Valley
With statewide COVID-19 restrictions loosening and weather heating up, the Livermore Valley wine industry is welcoming visitors back for tastings, special events and live music after lying mostly dormant for over a year. Thursday, 4:04 PM

Flagship Lucky California store opens in Pleasanton
After years of development and months of construction, a new-concept Lucky California grocery store has opened its doors in Pleasanton, serving as the flagship location for the company's reimagined shopping experience. Thursday, 4:40 PM

Dublin honors community's best from 2020 at award ceremony
Dublin city leaders recently celebrated the winners of the 2020 Citizen, Young Citizen and Organization of the Year and Mayor's Award with a live broadcast ceremony featuring the honorees and local volunteer organizations. Thursday, 4:20 PM

Virtual PAL show highlights young artists
Pleasanton Art League took a new approach this year with its 2021 Youth Art Competition, "PAL's Pals," allowing students to 'enter an art show like a pro.' Thursday, 4:05 PM

Valley Views: The family that brews together...
He has been a home beer brewer for years and wanted to continue, even as the stores carrying the ingredients closed. He also wanted to keep seeing his folks and thought they might help with the endeavor. Thursday, 4:06 PM

Livermore men charged with murder in killing at motel
Two men from Livermore face first-degree murder and gun charges, as well as potential enhancements for prior convictions, in the wake of the shooting death of another local man at the Motel 6 in town last Friday. Wednesday, 5:26 PM

Dublin school board appoints Funk as next superintendent
Dublin Unified School District's leadership has turned a new page with the Board of Trustees unanimously appointing San Jose area administrator Chris Funk as the district's new superintendent at Tuesday's meeting. Wednesday, 4:24 PM

Livermore company develops new rapid saliva COVID-19 test
Local company KAYA17 has found that there is still very much a need for quick and accurate coronavirus testing and has dedicated itself to developing the first-ever rapid saliva COVID-19 test. Wednesday, 4:36 PM

Pleasanton man faces attempted murder charge in connection to stabbing at Mountain View bar
A Pleasanton man was arraigned Wednesday on one count of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a bar patron at the Sports Page Bar and Grill, attacking the victim with a knife after what was described as a verbal confrontation. Wednesday, 4:42 PM

Livermore bringing Downtown Makers Market back this weekend
The Livermore Downtown Makers Market street festival returns this weekend, revamped to be COVID-compliant. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, festival-goers can expect retail, artist, and craft-maker booths on First Street. Wednesday, 5:05 PM

Suspect in Vallejo homicide arrested in Livermore
A 20-year-old suspect was arrested in Livermore last week in connection with the September murder of an Oakland man last year, Vallejo police said. Wednesday, 10:48 PM

Focus on the future: Pleasanton City Council finishes drafting work plan
After more than seven hours of discussion spanning two meetings, the Pleasanton City Council recently wrapped up business on the city's draft work plan for the next two years that is now headed for ratification. Tuesday, 10:57 PM | 2 comments

Pleasanton: Driver arrested after car hits house on Pimlico Drive
A Livermore man was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI after clipping a parked car and then crashing his sedan against a house in Pleasanton last Friday evening, according to police. Tuesday, 6:44 PM

Pleasanton Preps: Getting back on the mic for a high school basketball game
Without a doubt, my favorite thing to announce is a basketball game. That being the case, it was a joy last week to finally be back behind the mic for the boys basketball game when Foothill hosted Dublin. Tuesday, 3:41 PM

Alameda County added to drought emergency proclamation
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that his proposed state budget includes a $5.1 billion investment in water infrastructure and drought resilience as he added Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the statewide emergency proclamation. Tuesday, 7:20 PM

Police: Man walking dog fatally struck by vehicle crossing Stoneridge Drive
A Pleasanton man was killed and his pet dog injured when they were hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Stoneridge Drive from a neighborhood east of Santa Rita Road on Monday morning, according to police. Monday, 10:12 PM | 3 comments

Two Livermore men arrested in connection with killing at motel
Two men from Livermore were arrested on suspicion of killing another local man at the Motel 6 in town in what police said was likely a gang-related shooting late Friday night. Monday, 3:31 PM | 1 comments

Pleasanton actress stars in new film, 'It's What's on the Inside'
'My character's inner struggle with her mental health and self-isolation is on full display in this film, and my hope is that it validates anyone going through similar struggles because they're not alone and there is hope,' she said. Sunday, 6:15 PM

PUSD aligns instructional minutes for all elementary sites
Pleasanton Unified School District is aligning instructional minutes at its nine elementary schools, but the Board of Trustees declared that each site will still have the flexibility to decide their own bell schedule. Sunday, 6:28 PM

San Ramon woman killed in Wednesday crash was longtime teacher and mother
A longtime PE/special education teacher who lived in San Ramon died in a three-car crash at the intersection of Crow Canyon and Bollinger Canyon roads on Wednesday afternoon. Susan Guinee worked for years at Arroyo High School. Sunday, 6:07 PM | 1 comments

Happy Mother's Day: Lookalike contest celebrates lifelong joys of motherhood
Varupi Gupta says her daughter Pareena, now 12, did not always look like her. But the older she gets, the more the resemblance shows. 'I'm really happy my daughter looks like me, and I am glad people compliment us,' Varupi said. Thursday, 5:33 PM | 1 comments

Search for missing teen Sydney West continues as family increases reward to $25,000
Seven months later and the search continues for former Pleasanton resident Sydney "Syd" West, whose family (despite the length of her disappearance) remains hopeful and has increased the reward for her safe return to $25,000. Tuesday, 5:00 PM

Recent internet outage sparks demand for local ISP alternatives
Public interest in building a fiber optic network throughout the city has increased recently, after a Comcast outage last month left several hundred homes in Pleasanton without internet service for much of a day. Sunday, 10:48 AM | 7 comments

 

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