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Senior Support Program plans to merge with CityServe of the Tri-Valley
Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley on the weekend announced its plans for a merger with CityServe of the Tri-Valley,... Last comment 16 hours ago | 2 comments

Guest Opinion: Taxpayer subsidy plan for Costco
On July 19, the Pleasanton City Council approved a taxpayer subsidy plan for Costco and the Johnson Drive Economic Development... Last comment 9 hours ago | 14 comments

Pleasanton resident, Concord principal Fey picked to lead Amador Valley High School
The Pleasanton school board recently announced that Jonathan Fey, a local resident who has worked in the Mt. Diablo Unified... Last comment on Aug 4, 2022 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment

Bob Athenour Scholarship Awarded
The Pleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City Association recently awarded a Bob Athenour scholarship to Valeria Gonzalez a recent... Last comment 18 hours ago | 0 comments

 
 
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"Pleasanton Wedding!"
Mia and Kurt both grew up in Pleasanton and met in high school at Amador Valley, where their relationship began. These high school sweethearts kept it local and tied the knot in Pleasanton on Saturday 1/14/17. Submitted by Mia Schmidt on Feb 8, 2017

 
 
 
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Back to school: After busy summer for district, Pleasanton students and staff embark on new year
Yet with many students thinking the most important difference this school year is the new California laws mandating later start times, that is far from the only significant change for the Pleasanton Unified School District... Thursday, 8:51 PM

Pleasanton pulls plug on Parkside recycled water station after neighbors complain
Dozens of Parkside residents packed inside the City Council chamber on Tuesday celebrated as council members voted against constructing a recycled water fill station in their neighborhood. Friday, 1:46 AM

Man convicted of torturing teen in case with Pleasanton ties will have to wait for parole fate
A 43-year-old man convicted in 2011 after his arrest in Pleasanton for participating in the torture and beating of a teenage boy inside a Tracy home for over a year will have to wait 4-6 months to determine his eligibility for parole. Thursday, 9:15 PM

News Digest: Cone with a Cop in Pleasanton | Tri-Valley Mayors' Summit | First-time homebuyer workshop
The Cone with a Cop program is returning to Pleasanton's Meadowlark Dairy next week for the first time in three years after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See that and more in this week's News Digest... Thursday, 9:04 PM

Seniors Series: Spotting elder abuse, and how to better protect seniors
In the public awareness video, DA O'Malley spoke with the head of the Elder Adult Protection Unit about what elder abuse is, ways to spot different forms of abuse and what families can do to protect their older relatives. Thursday, 8:18 PM

Final Tri-Valley election candidates confirmed as extension deadline passes
Candidate lists are set for local elected offices in the Tri-Valley on the Nov. 8 ballot as the final nomination deadline passed Wednesday. That puts into clear view Pleasanton school board, Livermore mayor, Dublin council and more... Thursday, 8:38 AM

LVJUSD recognizes administrator transitions for new school year
The 2022-23 school year in Livermore is set to begin next Tuesday (Aug. 23) and many students will find different administrators leading their campus communities, including Clark Conover promoted to principal at Granada High School. Wednesday, 3:40 PM

Guest Opinion: Taxpayer subsidy plan for Costco
On July 19, the Pleasanton City Council approved a taxpayer subsidy plan for Costco and the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone. And now the project will move forward. But what about the truth?... Thursday, 5:44 AM | 14 comments

Pleasanton school board reviews $14M+ in new state funding for learning recovery, music, arts
The Pleasanton Unified School District will be receiving $14.35 million in new combined funding coming in from the recently enacted state budget, which district staff will not have to account for in its adopted budget. Wednesday, 3:19 PM

Oakland A's release Pleasanton native Stephen Piscotty
Pleasanton native Stephen Piscotty was released by the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday in a personnel move seen as the last-place A's clearing more roster space for prospects to gain major-league experience at the end of a lost season. Tuesday, 11:27 PM

Concert in Livermore to benefit musicians impacted by wildfire
Almost Famous Wine Lounge in Livermore will be hosting a benefit concert to raise funds for musicians who were affected by the destructive Rices Fire that scorched parts of the Sierra Nevada to the east of Yuba City this summer. Thursday, 5:59 AM

'California Votes: Exercise Your Right!' exhibition comes to Pleasanton
Visitors at downtown Pleasanton's Museum on Main will be able view historic political artifacts and memorabilia with a traveling display arriving to the area this week. Tuesday, 9:35 PM

Senior Support Program plans to merge with CityServe of the Tri-Valley
Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley on the weekend announced its plans for a merger with CityServe of the Tri-Valley, citing mutual benefits and additional programs for in-need populations in the region. Wednesday, 8:47 AM | 2 comments

Predicted scorching temps prompt state to issue Flex Alert for Wednesday
The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert for 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday because predicted scorching temperatures may drive up energy demand and tighten available power supplies. Tuesday, 10:16 PM

Livermore school board approves $450M facilities bond measure for November election
The Livermore school board recently approved a resolution calling for a $450 million general obligation facility bond as well as proposed ballot language to be submitted to voters on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. Tuesday, 9:31 PM

Pleasanton Preps: FTC Track Club athletes compete at Junior Olympics
The Pleasanton-based FTC Track Club recently sent 21 athletes to the 2022 USATF National Junior Olympics Track and Field Championships that took place over six days in late July in Sacramento. Tuesday, 10:36 PM

Seniors Series: New prostate treatment technology debuts in Tri-Valley
San Ramon Regional Medical Center is one of the first in the area to offer a robot-assisted treatment for an enlarged prostate condition that is most common in men over 50 years old. Aquablation therapy is aimed at... Tuesday, 11:27 PM

Guest Opinion: Will I ever see my family again? Afghan Adjustment Act offers hope in time of despair
The 76,000 Afghans temporarily paroled into the United States remain in legal limbo. As they continue to endure extreme hardships, the long-anticipated Afghan Adjustment Act was finally introduced in Congress last week... Monday, 5:52 PM

Crews slow 58-acre fire near Dublin neighborhood
Firefighters battled a brush fire that threatened a Dublin neighborhood on Monday afternoon, gaining control as it reached 58 acres after nearly three hours, according to authorities. Tuesday, 6:27 AM

Seniors Series 2022: Challenges and opportunities for senior homebuyers
Shifting real estate markets in the Bay Area and in Pleasanton and recent state legislation are creating opportunities for seniors who want to buy or sell a home. 'It's a good opportunity to sell,' says Bay East president Sheila Cunha. Monday, 4:48 PM

Driver dies in fiery crash at freeway offramp in Pleasanton
A driver was killed after their car hit a large tree off an Interstate 680 offramp at Bernal Avenue and burst into flames on Sunday evening in Pleasanton, according to the California Highway Patrol. Sunday, 9:22 PM

Seniors Series: The aviation experience of a lifetime
It may have taken until retirement, but Pleasanton's T.J. McGrath finally knocked a longstanding item off his bucket list. He joined his college dorm-mate to attend the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, fulfilling a promise they made 50 yrs ago. Friday, 5:20 AM

What a Week: My latest documentary watch, 'Dublin: The Making of a City'
There's a new documentary just released by the city of Dublin chronicling the community's incorporation 40 years ago and evolution since. Of course I was drawn to watch it, as a fan of local history and film... Friday, August 12, 4:11 AM

Police: No injuries after gunshots in Pleasanton hotel parking lot
The Pleasanton Police Department closed a stretch of Johnson Drive for nearly two hours as officers investigated gunfire in the area that resulted in no reported injuries on Monday afternoon. Monday, August 8, 3:37 PM | 6 comments

 

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