City flags at half-staff in honor of slain, injured Dallas police

Flags will stay lowered until sunset Tuesday

Flags are flying at half-staff at all municipal buildings in Dublin and Pleasanton in honor and remembrance of the slain and injured police officers in Dallas.

The action came in direction of the president.

The flags will remain at half-staff until after sunset Tuesday.

The president's proclamation follows:

"As a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Dallas, Texas, by the authority vested in me as president of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, July 12, 2016.

"I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations."

Barack Obama

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor and Remembrance of Dallas Police Officers

President Obama has ordered that all U.S. and state flags are to fly at half-staff in honor and remembrance of the victims of the Dallas, Texas, shooting. Flags are to remain at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 5,955 views

BART needs to focus on trains, not residential development
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 462 views

Pleasanton's First Lady Sandi Thorne: 1937-2018
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 186 views


Nominations due by Sept. 17

Pleasanton Weekly and are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

Nomination form