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Where to put new homes? Pleasanton officials plan special Housing Element meeting
With several thousand new units of housing being assigned to Pleasanton's sixth cycle Housing Element update, officials are... Last comment on Nov 29, 2021 at 8:46 pm | 2 comments

Former Pleasanton councilman, school trustee Arnold Abrott dies at 105
L. Arnold Abrott, a civic and business leader in Pleasanton for decades who served on both the City Council and school board... Last comment on Nov 29, 2021 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment

Fialho's farewell
The chapter is closing for Pleasanton's longest-serving city manager. Nelson Fialho is stepping down after 17 years leading... Last comment on Nov 26, 2021 at 11:49 am | 2 comments

Valley Views: Moi? In a fight? Let's learn from race in history, not get upset by it
I usually mind my own business when I overhear a conversation, but this wasn't the case last week in the swimming pool at... Last comment on Nov 26, 2021 at 7:34 pm | 10 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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Guns, public trust, death penalty among topics in Alameda County DA candidate forum
Three candidates vying to become Alameda County's next district attorney joined community group Livermore Indivisible in a virtual forum to discuss issues facing the criminal justice system. Tuesday, 5:25 PM

Pleasanton leaders to host community meeting on Climate Action Plan 2.0
Residents are invited to weigh in on plans to reduce Pleasanton's greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change at a community meeting hosted by city officials on Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, 9:54 PM

Livermore Valley Wine Heritage District moves forward following city's approval
The Livermore City Council approved the formation of the new Livermore Valley Wine Heritage District (LVWHD) with a revised boundary map that no longer includes Dublin and Danville. Tuesday, 4:17 PM

Dublin High to host inaugural holiday tree lighting to honor recently deceased, celebrate community diversity
For the first time in its 50-plus years, Dublin High School will celebrate its inaugural holiday tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday night, starting 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11:42 AM

Pleasanton Preps: Falcons reflect after close loss in NCS football title game
Foothill's 21-14 loss to Campolindo on Saturday in the NCS Division II football championship is a game, or more importantly a moment, the players on Foothill will never forget. They fell just short of the win, but what I saw next... Monday, 10:56 AM | 1 comments

Axis Bridge aims to fill gap in Tri-Valley mental health care
Since its launch this summer, Axis Bridge Mental Health Urgent Care has worked to help fill a crucial gap for mental health care in the Tri-Valley. Monday, 9:17 PM

Temporary road closures around Dublin-Pleasanton BART Station
Motorists around the Dublin-Pleasanton BART Station are advised to watch out for road closures and other temporary traffic changes in the area through Friday. Tuesday, 9:59 PM

Former Pleasanton councilman, school trustee Arnold Abrott dies at 105
L. Arnold Abrott, a civic and business leader in Pleasanton for decades who served on both the City Council and school board during the 1950s and '60s, died of natural causes on Nov. 5. He was 105 years old. Monday, 3:22 PM | 1 comments

Trio plead guilty in odometer rollback scheme with Tri-Valley crimes
Three San Jose residents admitted to conspiracy charges this fall for running a car resale scheme that hit the Tri-Valley and elsewhere in the Bay Area in which they rolled back odometers and falsified docs for more than 75 vehicles. Monday, 5:34 PM

Livermore-Amador Symphony opens season this weekend
Livermore-Amador Symphony will open its 59th season this weekend with 'Symphonic Sounds of the Season' at the Bankhead Theater. Monday, 12:32 PM

Bay Area to receive $4.5B over five years in federal infrastructure package
The Bay Area will receive $4.5 billion over the next five years from the recently passed federal infrastructure funding package, a group of Bay Area members of Congress said Tuesday. Monday, 3:50 PM

Where to put new homes? Pleasanton officials plan special Housing Element meeting
With several thousand new units of housing being assigned to Pleasanton's sixth cycle Housing Element update, officials are encouraging residents to weigh in about potential housing development sites at an online community meeting Wed. Sunday, 3:40 PM | 2 comments

Pleasanton police investigate serious collision on West Las Positas, near site of recent fatality
Multiple people sustained severe injuries in an apparent DUI collision on West Las Positas Blvd. over the Thanksgiving weekend, less than a quarter mile away from the site of a fatal crash on the same thoroughfare earlier this month. Sunday, 5:19 PM

County supervisors opt in to law to keep food waste, compostables out of landfills
Alameda County opted in last week to an ordinance passed earlier this year by StopWaste that aims to keep food and other compostable materials out of landfills to curb climate change. Sunday, 3:56 PM

Nonprofit wish lists: Giving back this holiday
We reached out to Tri-Valley nonprofits this month, and many have provided their wish lists for those residents who want to include them in their gift-giving. Consider making a purchase to help these nonprofits during the holidays. Sunday, 3:21 PM

BART to increase electric vehicle charging ports at station parking lots
The BART Board of Directors unanimously voted this month to approve tentative plans to expand access to electric vehicle charging ports at the transit agency's parking lots. Sunday, 3:35 PM

Fialho's farewell: Outgoing city manager on Pleasanton's evolution during tenure, the decision to step down and what's next for him
The chapter is closing for Pleasanton's longest-serving city manager. Nelson Fialho is stepping down after 17 years leading the city government -- and he sat down with the Weekly this month to reflect on his tenure and his plans ahead. Thursday, 8:22 PM | 2 comments

Bay Area district attorneys form alliance against organized retail theft
In response to recent organized theft schemes seen across the Bay Area this week, seven Bay Area district attorneys created an alliance to ensure suspects face proper accountability. Thursday, 8:22 PM | 4 comments

Observing Hanukkah around the Tri-Valley
After remaining socially distanced last year, the Tri-Valley Jewish community is coming together to celebrate an especially meaningful Hanukkah holiday in person this year beginning on Sunday. Tuesday, 5:01 PM

Nine break into Pleasanton mall overnight, but leave empty-handed with jewelry store gated
As several large shopping centers have been targeted by looters en masse in the Bay Area in recent days, the Stoneridge Mall was broken into early Monday morning but the group of would-be thieves fled within minutes empty-handed. Monday, 3:21 PM | 6 comments

Valley Views: Moi? In a fight? Let's learn from race in history, not get upset by it
I usually mind my own business when I overhear a conversation, but this wasn't the case last week in the swimming pool at the YMCA. I actually felt my blood boil at what I considered a gross misinterpretation of 'critical race theory'. Thursday, 8:22 PM | 10 comments

School board ratifies new contract between Pleasanton Unified and teachers union
Months of tense negotiations between the Pleasanton Unified School District and the Association of Pleasanton Teachers came to an end when the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a final employment agreement with the teachers union. Tuesday, 12:28 PM | 2 comments

Pleasanton, Dublin switch to renewable power plan under East Bay Community Energy
Pleasanton and Dublin are among seven Bay Area cities to support combating climate change by switching their electricity supply to renewable solar and wind sources through East Bay Community Energy's (EBCE) Renewable 100 program. Tuesday, 10:37 PM | 2 comments

 

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