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California sets June 15 goal for full reopening
California's plan to fully reopen on June 15 will largely depend on two criteria: Vaccine supply must be sufficient for anyone... Last comment on Apr 6, 2021 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment

Pleasanton teacher, mother killed in Bodega Bay crash
A Pleasanton elementary school teacher and her mother, a school custodian in San Ramon, died after their car plunged down... Last comment on Apr 6, 2021 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment

Pleasanton Unified tackling implicit bias and problematic disciplinary practices
Pleasanton Unified School District leadership will spend a three year period working with an outside consultant to identify... Last comment on Apr 6, 2021 at 6:11 pm | 4 comments

What a Week: Reporting on the unfathomable
Like many others throughout the Tri-Valley, I continue to try to process the horrific news that absolutely shocked us all... Last comment on Apr 2, 2021 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment

 
 
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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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Danville: Ex-Athenian teacher pleads guilty to sexual assault of former student
A former teacher and track coach at The Athenian School in Danville has pleaded guilty to two counts related to the sexual assault of a 17-year-old former student and will now be required to register as a sex offender. Friday, 1:15 PM

Staying Healthy: Feeling 'safe', 'relief' post-vaccination
As a sense of normalcy begins to return to the Tri-Valley amid California's rigorous COVID-19 vaccination rollout, many fully vaccinated people are resuming activities they haven't done in over a year like... Thursday, 10:56 AM | 4 comments

Tri-Valley students excel in virtual academic competitions
The pandemic didn't deter a number of Tri-Valley students from advancing to the state level in several recent countywide annual academic competitions, including Alameda County History Day. Thursday, 10:57 AM

Pleasanton teacher, mother killed in Bodega Bay crash
A Pleasanton elementary school teacher and her mother, a school custodian in San Ramon, died after their car plunged down a cliff in a Bodega Bay parking lot on Saturday morning, according to authorities. Monday, 5:36 PM | 1 comments

Tassajara Hills pipeline project in Dublin slated for late summer
DSRSD is preparing to construct an underground pipeline at the northern end of Dublin this summer, ensuring that about 300 homes in the area have backup service in case of an emergency. Thursday, 4:30 PM

Castlewood poised to begin remodel after county board OKs project plans
The Club at Castlewood in Pleasanton is getting ready for the start of construction on its multimillion-dollar endeavor to modernize the main clubhouse and add amenities as part of a new "Sports Center" building. Wednesday, 5:58 PM

Valley Views: 50 states in 50 days
Freedom. That's what Ralph Hughes and his biking buddies are looking forward to as they take off mid-May, mostly on Harleys, to travel all 50 states in 50 days. Thursday, 4:37 PM | 1 comments

Pleasanton: Applications for affordable housing waiting list now open
Applicants that meet the maximum income and household size criteria can now apply for affordable one-, two- and three-bedroom units at the Park Hacienda Apartments in north Pleasanton. Thursday, 9:47 PM

Staying Healthy: Hike for Hope returning for socially distanced event
Hope Hospice has revived its annual Hike for Hope program after canceling the event last year due to the coronavirus crisis, and registration is open for residents who want to enjoy the outdoors while supporting a cause. Thursday, 4:38 PM

Livermore: Mendenhall snags title as 2021 California Distinguished School
Mendenhall Middle School has the distinction of being named a 2021 California Distinguished School, a statewide title awarded to public schools for exceptional student performance and narrowing achievement gaps. Wednesday, 5:34 PM

News Digest: Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest, '1 Small Act' for the environment & CAP 2.0 survey
Mother's Day is May 9 this year, and the Pleasanton Weekly is again holding its popular Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest, with photos due by noon April 18. Wednesday, 5:44 PM

City creating committee to study options for site of rejected At Dublin project
A new Community Advisory Committee is being formed by the city of Dublin to give residents the opportunity to weigh in on future land-use and preferred development of the SCS Property, site of the former At Dublin project. Tuesday, 7:34 PM

Man dies in rollover off I-580 east of Livermore
A driver was killed along Interstate 580 after losing control on the Altamont Pass and rolling approximately 300 feet down an embankment on Easter Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol. Monday, 10:52 PM

PUSD expands hybrid learning to four days a week on campus for secondary students
Life is progressively returning to normal for Pleasanton Unified School District, after the Board of Trustees voted Thursday evening to have middle and high school student cohorts on campus four days a week. Sunday, 9:03 PM

 

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