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Editorial: No trust in trustees, no unity in Dublin Unified
Unfortunately, with the current board -- which can graciously be described as a dysfunctional train wreck -- it will be extraordinarily... Last comment 22 hours ago | 23 comments

'Mask up, Pleasanton' -- City Council video urges face coverings amid COVID-19
Pleasanton city officials are urging residents to wear face masks in public after a week of halted reopenings and an increase... Last comment on Jul 6, 2020 at 12:29 am | 21 comments

Pleasanton: Scout makes face shields for front-line workers
These days, Pleasanton's Kai Gottschalk is living up to the slogan of the Boy Scouts of America -- "Do a good turn daily"... Last comment 16 hours ago | 3 comments

Alameda County Public Health delays reopening timeline indefinitely
ACPHD will postpone indefinitely its reopening timeline for businesses that had been on track to return in July, citing the... Last comment on Jul 1, 2020 at 8:57 am | 78 comments

 
 
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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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Tri-Valley doctor shot, killed while off-roading in Sierra County
A Tri-Valley doctor died after being shot while off-roading with his teenage son in a rural area in Sierra County during the holiday weekend. Monday, 8:44 PM

Livermore man's drunk-driving murder convictions overturned on appeal
A Livermore man sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing a woman and her child in a drunk-driving crash five years ago recently won an appeal of his convictions due to an improper juror dismissal. Monday, 11:40 PM

Head start programs expanding in Tri-Valley
The Community Association for Preschool Education is joining forces with preschool provider Kidango to expand child care services for low-income families in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore. Monday, 9:29 PM

Driver dies after crashing off Mount Diablo roadway
A Danville woman died on Independence Day after her SUV went off Summit Road while coming down Mount Diablo and fell hundreds of feet, authorities said. Monday, 3:55 PM

'Mask up, Pleasanton' -- City Council video urges face coverings amid COVID-19
Pleasanton city officials are urging residents to wear face masks in public after a week of halted reopenings and an increase of COVID-19 cases locally and countywide. Thursday, 6:13 PM | 21 comments

Crews knock down 108-acre wildfire in Sunol
A vegetation fire broke out near the Sunol Regional Wilderness and grew to an estimated 108 acres until crews stopped its forward progress on Saturday afternoon. Sunday, 5:19 PM

Swalwell reintroduces bill to help small businesses during COVID-19
A federal bill that would help certain small businesses that have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic by letting them defer payment on their first year of payroll taxes was reintroduced last week by U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell. Sunday, 5:35 PM

Scout makes face shields for front-line workers
These days, Pleasanton's Kai Gottschalk is living up to the slogan of the Boy Scouts of America -- "Do a good turn daily" -- by using his own 3-D printer to make face shields for health care providers. Sunday, 5:20 PM | 3 comments

Filing period for DSRSD Board of Directors opening soon
Prospective candidates considering running for one of three seats on the Dublin San Ramon Services District Board of Directors this fall can file their papers starting July 13 through Aug. 7. Sunday, 5:30 PM

Glazer bill would raise fines on short-term rentals in wake of Orinda shooting
A bill by State Sen. Steve Glazer's (D-Orinda) designed to discourage short-term rentals for the purpose of hosting rowdy and unsafe house parties made it through the Senate last month. Sunday, 5:39 PM

Editorial: No trust in trustees, no unity in Dublin Unified
Unfortunately, with the current board -- which can graciously be described as a dysfunctional train wreck -- it will be extraordinarily difficult to find someone able to lead DUSD into the future who is actually willing to take it on. Thursday, 3:13 PM | 23 comments

Fair holds 2020 competitions -- online
The Alameda County Fair was canceled this year due to the coronavirus but its beloved competitions were still held, garnering more than 4,000 entries in categories from stitching to baked bread to fine arts. Thursday, 3:55 PM | 1 comments

PG&E moving headquarters to Oakland; San Ramon office to close by 2025
After 115 years of having its headquarters in San Francisco, PG&E announced last month it will move to Oakland beginning in 2022. PG&E also plans to close down its San Ramon satellite office in 2025. Sunday, 5:08 PM

Social distancing summer at the fairgrounds
With the coronavirus pandemic still ever-present, officials at the Alameda County Fairgrounds have pivoted from hosting their usual summer activities to ones that provide residents with safer, spread-out entertainment. Wednesday, 1:23 PM

DMV office in Pleasanton closed for repairs; temporary location opening at mall
The California DMV field office at 6300 W. Las Positas Blvd. closed last week for renovations, an estimated two-month-long project to include roof, furniture and HVAC replacement. A temporary office is opening at Stoneridge Mall. Wednesday, 3:21 PM | 2 comments

Alameda County Public Health delays reopening timeline indefinitely
ACPHD will postpone indefinitely its reopening timeline for businesses that had been on track to return in July, citing the need to better contain the COVID-19 pandemic amid recent upticks in local cases and hospitalizations. Monday, 9:58 PM | 78 comments

Drive-by shooting injures one in Livermore
Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that injured one person at a home in central Livermore late Saturday afternoon. Sunday, 4:57 PM | 3 comments

Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture
Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years of abuse that they said either took place by or under the watch of area coaches. Sunday, 7:28 PM | 77 comments

 

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