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Berkeley PD officer is final candidate for Pleasanton City Council
The Pleasanton City Council election is set to feature four candidates vying for two seats this fall after local resident... Last comment 3 hours ago | 9 comments

School overcrowding an urgent issue, PUSD staff say
Enrollment talk featured prominently at the over-three-hour-long Pleasanton Unified school board meeting Tuesday night,... Last comment 9 hours ago | 20 comments

Pleasanton Preps: Football season begins amid head-scratching changes to EBAL
Believe it or not, we have arrived at the start of the high school football season as both Amador Valley and Foothill start... Last comment 11 hours ago | 9 comments

Can legal residents, but not US citizens, serve on a jury?
It came to my attention that a non-citizen (but legal resident) served on a jury in Contra Costa County recently. That sent... Last comment 17 hours ago | 1 comment

 
 
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"Chamber of Commerce trip"
Jerry and Cindy Sobrero, Stu and Cheryl Craig, Ken and Cindy Artinyan, Cyril Bonanno, Mark and Ann Fischer, Emil and Margie Oxsen in Tangier Morocco during a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce trip. Fun! Submitted by Cindy Sobrero on Nov 21, 2017

 
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Chabad: What's the fuss?
In what could be one of its longest, most intense meetings of the year, the Pleasanton City Council will be asked Tuesday to decide if the Chabad Jewish organization should have unrestricted use of its recently acquired property on Hopyard Road or be kept hemmed in as some of its backyard neighbors are demanding. Thursday, 3:19 PM | 1 comments

Berkeley PD officer is final candidate for Pleasanton City Council
The Pleasanton City Council election is set to feature four candidates vying for two seats this fall after local resident Joseph Ledoux joined the fray by filing candidacy papers on Wednesday. Wednesday, 9:36 PM | 9 comments

Seniors Series: Seniors and technology
In a progressively more automated world, technology can offer significant life enhancements. And for the senior community, a community growing due to increased longevity and other factors, technology can be a vital tool for empowerment and independent living. Thursday, 2:04 PM

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy
In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented coordinated expression of concern by newspapers across the country. Thursday, 2:03 PM | 12 comments

Point-Counterpoint: Chabad land-use restrictions
With the Pleasanton City Council set to decide land-use restrictions for the Chabad Center for Jewish Life on Hopyard Road next week, the Weekly asked the separate appellants to explain the different reasons each appealed the Planning Commission's June 27 permit conditions. Thursday, 3:19 PM

Pleasanton Preps: Football season begins amid head-scratching changes to EBAL
Believe it or not, we have arrived at the start of the high school football season as both Amador Valley and Foothill start their campaigns this Friday night. (Our 2018 football preview issue will run on next Friday.) Tuesday, 10:24 AM | 9 comments

Changes to state's bail reform bill turn supporters into opponents
Legislative wrangling has drastically changed California's bail reform proposal Senate Bill 10 in the last week, spurring co-sponsors to withdraw their support and instead actively oppose the legislation. Thursday, 4:30 PM

School overcrowding an urgent issue, PUSD staff say
Enrollment talk featured prominently at the three-hour-plus Pleasanton Unified School District board meeting Tuesday night, as trustees received the most updated enrollment data and confronted the district's rising student population at the dawn of the new school year. Wednesday, 9:04 AM | 20 comments

Sandia's Operation Backpack sets record
This marked the fifth year that Livermore-based Sandia employees rallied to collect backpacks filled with school supplies for children of local military families, and this year Operation Backpack set a new record with 202 backpacks donated to help the kids start their school year off right. Thursday, 3:38 PM

News Digest: Sister city barbecue, Family Days at museum & Bail reform bill
The Pleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City Association is holding its annual barbecue and social fundraiser this Saturday from 5:30-11 p.m. at the Pleasanton Senior Center. Thursday, 3:30 PM

Harvest Park library in recovery after fire
Cleanup and repairs continue after the fire that erupted in the Harvest Park Middle School library in early July, and the project to put in a temporary space is moving quickly forward, according to district staff. Wednesday, 11:06 AM

Coroner IDs teen killed in rural crash outside Livermore
A young man who died in a solo-vehicle crash on Mines Road in unincorporated Alameda County outside Livermore on Sunday morning has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as 19-year-old Jon Gullette of Tracy. Tuesday, 12:07 PM

After student drowning, SRVUSD posting lifeguards at school pools, halting PE swimming
In the first action announced since the drowning of 15-year-old freshman Benjamin Curry in the San Ramon Valley High School pool last spring, school district officials have hired lifeguards to work at school pools to enhance safety when students are in the pools, a program that began with the start of school Monday. Wednesday, 11:08 AM | 3 comments

 

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Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!
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Interesting local elections shaping up in Dublin
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Scott Raty bows out as CEO of Pleasanton Chamber
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Nominations due by Sept. 17

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com 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.

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