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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 2 hours ago | 10 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 minutes ago | 6 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 4 hours ago | 0 comments

Editorial: Revisiting JDEDZ now is city's best option, given circumstances
The City Council reversing its decision from last year to approve the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone would be a... Last comment 5 hours ago | 22 comments

 
 
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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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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

Seniors Series: Real estate buying and selling tips for seniors
Taxes, family and doorways are just some of the important factors senior homeowners and homebuyers need to consider before making a move or deciding to stay put. Wednesday, 12:50 PM

Blues and jazz at Bankhead
Blues-rock band Indigenous, featuring second generation bluesman Mato Nanji, will take The Bankhead Theater stage at 8 p.m. Friday night, joined by guitarist Chris Duarte and his "ferocious blues" style. Wednesday, 2:43 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

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 | 10 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 their campaigns this Friday night. (Our 2018 football preview issue will run on next Friday.) Tuesday, 10:24 AM | 6 comments

Seniors Series: Longtime bus driver retires after 40 years with LAVTA
And as a longtime staple in the Tri-Valley, Farner has seen plenty of transition, from bus technological developments to change with her passengers as she watched them grow from her bus-driving days within school districts, to her time with Wheels. Tuesday, 3:12 PM | 1 comments

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

Circus Vargas coming to fairgrounds
Don't be surprised by the blue and yellow Big Top hoisted over the Alameda County Fairgrounds this weekend -- the circus is coming to town, with a piratical twist. Monday, 4:09 PM

Bail reform bill considered by California Legislature
SB 10 leaves many details of risk assessment implementation to each county. The same score -- received through the same assessment -- could have different results depending on how a county implements the tool. Tuesday, 4:31 PM | 1 comments

Zone 7 board to select president, VP
The Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors is set to choose a president and vice president to serve for the upcoming year at their regular meeting Wednesday night. Tuesday, 3:45 PM

Seniors Series: The poet of Stoneridge Creek
Marilyn Slade calls herself an "Exaggerator-in-Chief." It all started in grade school, when she wrote about her first airplane flight for a class assignment, trying to capture the thrill and terror of the expedition. Her teacher liked the story, reading it aloud to the rest of the class. Monday, 1:00 PM | 1 comments

Editorial: Revisiting JDEDZ now is city's best option, given circumstances
The City Council reversing its decision from last year to approve the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone would be a smart move. Sunday, 5:21 PM | 22 comments

 

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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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