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Pleasanton: Vice mayor calls for council review of ax-throwing lounge permit
The City Council will decide the fate of a proposed ax-throwing lounge after Vice Mayor Karla Brown called for a full council... Last comment 14 hours ago | 41 comments

Donations, donations, donations
So tired of being asked to donate to schools when I don't think the district is using the funds well. $250 here, $600 there,... Last comment on Aug 23, 2019 at 8:47 am | 4 comments

Editorial: Livermore downtown referendum raises serious questions
Aggressive signature-gatherers are everywhere, and the most recent campaign is to get Livermore voters to sign a referendum... Last comment on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:25 am | 11 comments

Pleasanton council endorses Downtown Specific Plan updates
The City Council has signed off on updates to the Downtown Specific Plan and associated policy documents with city regulations... Last comment on Aug 22, 2019 at 6:47 pm | 12 comments

 
 
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"Chamber of Commerce trip"
Mark and Ann Fischer, Stu and Cheryl Craig, Cindy and Jerry Sobrero, Cyril Bonanno, Tina Nomura, Julie Mannes, Steve Fineran in Spain during a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce trip to Costa del Sol Spain. Fun! Submitted by Cindy Sobrero on Nov 21, 2017

 
 
 
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Firehouse Arts Center kicking off 10th season
The Firehouse Arts Center is launching its Season 10 -- a lively combination of old favorites, new experiences, musicals and Pleasanton's own teen improv troupe. Thursday, 12:13 PM

City manager receives 12% raise, city attorney gets 8%
City Manager Nelson Fialho earned a 12% salary increase and city attorney Daniel Sodergren an 8% raise on Tuesday, with the council citing glowing performance reviews and a need to bring both employees' pay closer to market averages. Thursday, 4:53 PM | 6 comments

News Digest: Livermore tobacco referendum clears hurdle, Friends of Pleasanton Library sale & Soccer parade downtown
County election officials have confirmed enough signatures were collected on the JUUL-backed referendum petition seeking to overturn Livermore's new city ordinance to ban the sale of flavored tobacco. Thursday, 11:41 AM

30 wineries join Livermore Valley Harvest Wine Celebration
The Livermore Valley Harvest Wine Celebration once more is set for Labor Day weekend, with 30 wineries participating, from noon to 5 p.m. next Sunday (Sept. 1). Thursday, 9:52 PM

Vice mayor calls for council review of ax-throwing lounge permit
The City Council will decide the fate of a proposed ax-throwing lounge after Vice Mayor Karla Brown called for a full council review of the Planning Commission's permit approval for the new recreational game venue and bar venue. Wednesday, 3:21 PM | 41 comments

Pleasanton recognized as 10th safest city in California to raise a child
Achieving national recognition as one of the safest communities in the country, Pleasanton has been ranked as the 10th safest city in California to raise a child and the 30th in the U.S., in a study conducted by Safewise. Tuesday, 3:12 PM | 9 comments

Amador club wins statewide recycling award
Budding environmentalists from the Amador Valley High School Local Leaders of the 21st Century Club were recently recognized for their good green deeds by receiving the prestigious Next Generation Recycler Award. Thursday, 9:52 PM

Plane crashes after taking off from Livermore Municipal Airport
A single-engine Cessna 120 crashed late Wednesday morning after taking off from Livermore Municipal Airport, according to a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration. Thursday, 7:53 AM

Pleasanton council endorses Downtown Specific Plan updates
The City Council has signed off on updates to the Downtown Specific Plan and associated policy documents with city regulations and objectives for the business district and surrounding neighborhoods for now and into the future. Wednesday, 1:02 PM | 12 comments

Editorial: Livermore downtown referendum raises serious questions
Aggressive signature-gatherers are everywhere, and the most recent campaign is to get Livermore voters to sign a referendum petition to, according to one signature-gatherer, "get a bigger park downtown." But there's more to the story. Tuesday, 2:15 PM | 11 comments

Letter: What you don't read in Livermore's Independent
"Unfortunately, when you read The Independent, you get a very opinionated, biased and one-sided picture of the downtown development issues." Thursday, 11:38 AM

Vaping sting: PPD cites retailers for selling to underage decoy
Pleasanton police issued citations to four local businesses for allegedly selling vaping tobacco products to an underage decoy during a special enforcement operation that tested all licensed tobacco retailers in the city. Monday, 2:32 PM | 17 comments

PUSD, Amador Valley ranked best in county
Niche, known for methodically ranking and reviewing schools and school districts around the country, has issued top honors to Pleasanton Unified School District and several of its campuses. Sunday, 4:11 PM

 

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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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