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What's going on at Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley?
The discontinuation of the popular Friendly Visiting Program came as a shock to many and raised more questions about Senior... Last comment 13 hours ago | 3 comments

Pleasanton residents set to decide $395M school bond measure on November ballot
The Pleasanton school board is placing a $395 million general obligation bond measure on the Nov. 8 general election ballot... Last comment on Aug 3, 2022 at 9:40 pm | 18 comments

Zone 7 Director Olivia Sanwong running for East Bay Parks board
Olivia Sanwong, a current director for the Zone 7 Water Agency, announced this week that she will be running for the East... Last comment 17 hours ago | 1 comment

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

 
 
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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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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

Parole hearing next week for man convicted in 2011 of torturing teen in case with Pleasanton ties
The San Joaquin County DA's Office is urging community members to attend a court hearing next week in Sacramento that will determine if a man convicted in 2011 of torturing and beating a teenage boy in Tracy will be granted parole. Friday, 4:42 AM

LAVTA consolidating Wheels paratransit services with County Connection
The agency spotlighted recent developments that include the consolidation of its paratransit resources with County Connection, the return of Try Transit to School and the national recognition of LAVTA's financial operations. Thursday, 5:09 PM

News Digest: Candidacy deadline is here | Pleasanton Reads needs volunteers | Alameda CTC bond sale
The initial deadline for candidates to qualify for Tri-Valley ballots for the Nov. 8 general election expires this Friday -- although the timeframe is extended to Wednesday in any race where an eligible incumbent chooses not to run. Thursday, 5:13 PM

What's going on at Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley?
The discontinuation of the popular Friendly Visiting Program came as a shock to many and raised more questions about Senior Support as a whole, its leadership instability and the future of the nonprofit. Wednesday, 4:30 PM | 3 comments

Pleasanton school board to review budget update that includes $14M+ in new state funding
The Pleasanton school board will be receiving an update on its 2022-23 budget this Thursday, which includes $14.35 million in new combined funding coming in from the recently enacted state budget. Wednesday, 5:09 PM

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, 4:11 AM

Bill on police radio encryption dies in committee
A proposal to require California law enforcement agencies to find alternatives to full encryption of radio communications fizzled Thursday when the state Assembly Appropriations Committee declined to advance the bill. Friday, 4:13 AM

Livermore: State Attorney General backs city in call for expedited review of Eden Housing appeal
California Attorney General Rob Bonta began the process of filing an amicus brief in the case of Save Livermore Downtown v. City of Livermore, supporting the city's request for dismissal or expedited review of the pending appeal. Wednesday, 5:18 PM | 1 comments

Ex-PUSD trustee Jamie Yee bidding for Pleasanton City Council District 3
Former Pleasanton school board trustee Jamie Yee has announced that she will be running for the City Council District 3 seat on the ballot this November. Thursday, 8:02 AM

Amador alum Snyder named Assembly District 3 Woman of the Year
Pleasanton native and Amador Valley High School alumnae Anastacia Snyder was honored last month as this year's Assembly District 3 Woman of the Year for her work and community service in Butte County. Wednesday, 6:30 AM

Pleasanton Preps: Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 14 team ready for World Series in North Dakota
When the Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 14 team captured the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament in Hanford on July 30 to qualify for the World Series, you might be able to excuse them if they started to feel some added pressure... Wednesday, 4:56 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, 3:37 PM | 6 comments

Lawsuit aims to void vote allowing Oakland A's Howard Terminal project to move forward
Truckers, longshore workers and others opposed to a billion-dollar Oakland A's ballpark planned at the Charles P. Howard Terminal in Oakland have filed a lawsuit against a little-known Bay Area commission over its decision to allow ... Thursday, 8:19 AM

School board OKs raises for Haglund, cabinet; Diolazo elevated to deputy superintendent
The Pleasanton school board recently extended the contract terms, including salary increases, for Superintendent David Haglund and assistant superintendents Ed Diolazo, Julio Hernandez and Ahmad Sheikholeslami. Thursday, 10:41 AM

Zone 7 Director Olivia Sanwong running for East Bay Parks board
Olivia Sanwong, a current director for the Zone 7 Water Agency, announced this week that she will be running for the East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors in the Nov. 8 election. She would resign from Zone 7 if elected. Wednesday, 7:30 AM | 1 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 School District, will be the new principal for Amador Valley High School. Wednesday, August 3, 3:01 PM | 1 comments

 

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