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Amador Valley High principal takes leave of absence
First-year Amador Valley High School principal Alberto Solorzano was granted a leave of absence for personal reasons on Wednesday,... Last comment 5 hours ago | 24 comments

UPDATE: Pleasanton council set to delay hearing on Chabad Center appeals
The Pleasanton City Council is expected to postpone its public hearing on project plans for the Chabad Center for Jewish... Last comment on Feb 21, 2019 at 11:12 am | 4 comments

Dublin boy returns home after disappearing last week
A Dublin teenager who was missing for a week returned home safely this Tuesday, according to Dublin Police Services. Read... Last comment 9 hours ago | 6 comments

Frolicking fundraiser for Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council
The Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council is presenting Royal Jelly Jive at 8 p.m. March 1 at the Firehouse Arts Center to raise... Last comment 22 hours ago | 2 comments

 
 
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On a cruise ship in Antarctica. Left to right: Bruce and Barbara McLeod, Bev and Dave Naegle, Susan and Scott Nelson. Yes, it's cold there, even in their "summer". Submitted by Barbara McLeod (sent from account of Scott an on Feb 23, 2017

 
 
 
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Pleasanton police report armed robbery on Bernal Avenue
The Pleasanton Police Department is investigating a robbery near Bernal Community Park during which two armed people stole a pedestrian's laptop bag and pistol-whipped the victim before fleeing the area on Thursday night. Friday, 11:06 AM | 3 comments

Cal High alum, daughter of SRVUSD board president dies in car crash
Madeline "Maddie" Hurd, a 2015 California High School graduate and the daughter of San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education President Rachel Hurd, was in her senior year working toward a bachelor's degree in recreation at Western Washington University. She was 21 years old. Friday, 4:52 PM

Cincinnati hospital administrator hired as new Stanford-ValleyCare CEO
Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare officials announced Thursday that Cincinnati hospital executive Rick Shumway has been selected as the next president and CEO of the Tri-Valley health system. Thursday, 5:40 PM | 1 comments

Amador Valley High principal takes leave of absence
First-year Amador Valley High School principal Alberto Solorzano was granted a leave of absence for personal reasons on Wednesday, according to Pleasanton Unified School District officials. Wednesday, 11:47 AM | 24 comments

Lively Celtic fiddling in Livermore
The Bankhead Theater will welcome the return of master fiddlers Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy in a lively celebration of the music of their Canadian roots, "Visions of Cape Breton and Beyond," at 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday. Friday, 5:11 PM

Pictures for People: The art of really seeing someone
Using these talents, Thompson has embarked on Pictures for People, a project to get to know folks on the streets, capture their spirit in personal portraits, then sell the paintings to help provide them with services. Thursday, 3:03 PM | 1 comments

History comes alive at Fairlands 'African-American Living Museum'
The “African American Living Museum" at Fairlands Elementary last week highlighted some of the United States' most important African-American figures in U.S. history, including Martin Luther King Jr. and Harriet Tubman. Monday, 12:44 PM

Council postpones Chabad Center appeals hearing after both sides request delay
In a session dominated by discourse on far-reaching topics like plastic pollution, climate change and state housing legislation, perhaps the most noticeable takeaway from the Pleasanton City Council meeting was the neighborhood dispute that wasn't discussed. Wednesday, 2:50 PM | 2 comments

Around Pleasanton: Plan a party, help a charity
Tri-Valley-based Party In-Kindness (PIK) is changing the way groups can raise money for worthy charities by making it easy, fun and meaningful for donors. Thursday, 3:25 PM

News Digest: State of the City on Tuesday, Teen job fair & Ragin' Cajun
Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne is set to deliver his State of the City address during a Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Pleasanton at the Club. Thursday, 3:25 PM

Teen mental health, social media link explored in upcoming education series
Outside influences like school, cellphones and social media are common burdens of modern adolescence. Tri-Valley parents can learn helpful tips for spotting and addressing these stressors in their children at an upcoming free event called "Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids." Wednesday, 5:08 PM

Frolicking fundraiser for Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council
The Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council is presenting Royal Jelly Jive at 8 p.m. March 1 at the Firehouse Arts Center to raise money for art in the schools, a departure from classical music fundraising concerts in the past. Monday, 12:27 PM | 2 comments

 

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