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Pleasanton council presses pause on water rate increase vote
The Pleasanton City Council voted to delay the decision of increasing the city's water rates after dozens of residents packed... Last comment 14 hours ago | 7 comments

Guest Opinion: Come on Sunol, you can do better
Just because we raise a flag for a few weeks to give them a voice doesn't mean they are shoving their views down our throats.... Last comment 2 hours ago | 38 comments

Kaiser to pay $49 million after environmental, patient privacy violations
Kaiser has agreed to a $49 million settlement with the State Attorney General's Office and six district attorneys, including... Last comment on Sep 17, 2023 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment

Guest Opinion: Bad news — most plastics aren't recyclable
Most plastic is not getting recycled, and that little triangular "chasing arrows" symbol on the bottoms of plastic containers... Last comment on Sep 13, 2023 at 7:23 am | 4 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


Senior Center celebrating big anniversary: How the Pleasanton institution keeps visitors feeling active and connected
In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Pleasanton Senior Center will hold several events throughout the month. The center offers a variety of recreational, physical and artistic programs to keep Tri-Valley seniors active... Thursday, 5:00 PM

Tri-Valley woman sentenced for embezzling $1.7M from Men's Wearhouse, parent company
A woman from Danville was sentenced to 22 months in federal prison for embezzling over $1.7 million from Men's Wearhouse and its parent company Tailored Brands, federal prosecutors said this week. Thursday, 5:03 PM

Pleasanton council presses pause on water rate increase vote
The Pleasanton City Council voted to delay the decision of increasing the city's water rates after dozens of residents packed the meeting room on Tuesday to ask the council to slow down so that staff can conduct more analysis... Thursday, 10:17 AM | 7 comments

News Digest: Dr. Edwards speaking in Dublin | 'Bridging the Gap' | Value of exercise for mental health | Live football on TV30
The Dublin Chamber of Commerce is launching its inaugural "Thoughtful Leadership Speaker Series" with civil rights activist and educator Harry Edwards, Ph.D., serving as the first keynote speaker. Read that and more in News Digest... Thursday, 5:10 PM

What a Week: Time for election fun
'It's the most wonderful time of the year,' echoes sarcastically in my mind these days. No, not because Costco is already in full Christmas mode weeks before Halloween even hits. That's right, election season is here ... Friday, 4:26 PM

Photos: Amador celebrates 100 years
Amador Valley High alumni and current students joined community leaders and others in marking the school's centennial with a series of special events from Sept. 14-16. Enjoy these photos from our freelancer Chuck Deckert... Tuesday, 4:07 PM

Fallout in Sunol over board's decision to ban school from flying LGBTQ pride flag
Members of the Sunol Glen School community are calling out the current school board majority saying their decision to approve a resolution that limits which flags are flown at the school is wrong and was approved undemocratically. Wednesday, 12:57 PM | 2 comments

County Agency on Aging seeking input from older adults
The Alameda County Area Agency on Aging is continuing to ask older adults to respond to its 2024-28 Countywide Area Plan for Older Adults survey so that the agency can determine their needs and identify issues that matter to them... Thursday, 5:02 PM

Community in the plaza: Indigenous Peoples' Day leads LVA cultural celebration series
As a way to uplift diversity and culture in the community, Livermore Valley Arts has planned a number of cultural celebrations through the fall season starting with an Indigenous Peoples' Day celebration this weekend... Wednesday, 5:13 PM

Tri-Valley hospital quietly changes CEO for second time as acquisition decision looms
San Ramon Regional Medical Center has a new interim CEO for the second time in less than a year, all while the FTC continues to review the proposal for John Muir Health to fully acquire the hospital from its current majority owner. Wednesday, 5:01 PM

26th annual Pace for Peace set for next month
Tri-Valley Haven's Pace for Peace is now open for registration, with the upcoming event aimed at recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October and raising funds and awareness to support survivors of domestic violence. Wednesday, 5:07 PM

Real estate in Pleasanton: 'There's still a lot of competition'
While buyers are faced with fewer choices and higher interest rates, they still want to call Pleasanton home. 'The mindset now is they are going to bite the bullet and make that payment,' said Steve Medeiros, president of... Wednesday, 5:06 PM

Iron Horse Trail overcrossing installation postponed in Dublin
The planned closure of Dublin Boulevard for the installation of a new Iron Horse Regional Trail overcrossing was delayed earlier this month as a result of loose fasteners and a new date for the project work has not been scheduled. Wednesday, 5:19 PM

Community meeting to discuss Garaventa Hills project planned for next week
After rescinding its approval last year, the city of Livermore is planning to host a neighborhood meeting next week to share new information about the contentious housing development planned for North Livermore. Tuesday, 6:22 PM

Guest Opinion: Come on Sunol, you can do better
Just because we raise a flag for a few weeks to give them a voice doesn't mean they are shoving their views down our throats. It just means we are showing they are part of this society when for so many years we have shunned them... Monday, 9:23 PM | 38 comments

Pleasanton Preps: Foothill girls' volleyball wins Bay Area Classic
The Foothill High girls' volleyball team kept crushing it last week, taking a pair of East Bay Athletic League matches as well as winning the Bay Area Classic. See that plus the new Amador Hall of Fame class in our Pleasanton Preps. Tuesday, 1:54 PM

The learning recovery that wasn't: Missed opportunities and the ongoing cost of COVID
The second yearly report by a national education research organization examining the impacts of COVID-19 on K-12 education offered that sobering outlook while highlighting some notable state and local efforts nationwide. Tuesday, 10:36 PM

Proposed terms of new Pleasanton police contract revealed ahead of council meeting
The City Council is set to review the tentative agreement between the city and the Pleasanton Police Officers Association on Tuesday before the council makes a final vote in October, marking the end of a long summer of negotiations. Sunday, 1:42 PM

Pleasanton solicits feedback for 25-year Urban Forest Master Plan
Through an online survey, the city of Pleasanton is accepting public input about its trees ahead of creating the 25-year Urban Forest Master Plan. Monday, 8:40 PM

Weeks of laughs ahead at Bankhead Theater
Livermore's Bankhead Theater is set to be filled with laughter in the coming weeks, with three high-profile events showcasing a range of comedians and ushering in Livermore Valley Arts' 2023-24 season. Monday, 12:12 PM

Longtime journalist's book takes a deep dive into an infamous Peninsula murder
The 1974 murder of a young woman in Stanford's Memorial Church shocked the community and became a decades-long cold case. Journalist Scott Herhold followed the story throughout his career and now explores the case in a new book. Monday, 3:12 PM

Dublin school board rejects proposal to investigate if staff ignored its direction on grading practices
Dublin Unified trustees last week narrowly decided against initiating an investigation into leadership staff to see if they have been fully implementing the board's directive earlier this summer to halt any standards-based grading. Sunday, 1:24 PM

Up-and-coming local leaders recognized at State of the Tri-Valley
A number of young leaders and influencers from across the region gathered in San Ramon this month to have their present work and future potential acknowledged in the inaugural 'Tri-Valley 20 Under 40ish' list. Sunday, 1:24 PM

Kaiser Permanente union members authorize strike if contract talks fail
A Kaiser Permanente union representing tens of thousands of California health care workers said Thursday that its members will strike if the two sides can't reach a contract agreement by the end of the month. Sunday, 1:28 PM

Playing 100 holes ... while running a marathon
As if the Hope 100 Golf Marathon weren't enough of a challenge, Scott Wall has decided to raise the stakes physically. Instead of simply playing 100 holes in one day like his peers, Wall will also be running the whole course ... Thursday, September 14, 4:04 PM

A night out at the Firehouse: Downtown venue announces entertainment lineup for 2023-24 season
Whether it's time for a night out on the town, a special occasion or to enjoy a favorite local artist live, the newly announced lineup of shows for the 2023-24 season at the Firehouse Arts Center seeks to suffice. Thursday, September 14, 3:39 PM

'The Gems of Ruby Hill' -- Pleasanton residents star in new reality TV show
Step aside Beverly Hills and Atlanta, there's a new group of wives -- and one man -- looking to rock the reality TV world with their recently launched show, 'The Gems of Ruby Hill,' which was shot in the backyard of the Tri-Valley. Wednesday, August 9, 4:13 PM | 7 comments


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