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Superintendent Marken abruptly resigns from Dublin Unified School District
Superintendent Dave Marken has handed in his resignation to the Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees, marking... Last comment 20 hours ago | 15 comments

Editorial: The time for the first community debate on policing in Pleasanton is now
This precursor meeting some time in July, where the council will apparently try to limit public comment to only the draft... Last comment on Jul 1, 2020 at 6:40 pm | 30 comments

Pleasanton: Eagle Scout Blake Kenney
Blake Kenney has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout although his Eagle Court of Honor was postponed due to the coronavirus... Last comment on Jul 1, 2020 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments

Pleasanton school board gets more clarity on reopening plans
A final strategy for reopening Pleasanton Unified School District in fall is still emerging, but it became clearer how that... Last comment 4 hours ago | 25 comments

 
 
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Barbara McLeod, Bev Naegle and Susan Nelson visit Antarctica. It's cold there! Submitted by Barbara McLeod (sent from account of Scott an on Feb 23, 2017

 
 
 
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Bay Area officials encourage residents to stay safe, stay home on Fourth of July
With Fourth of July fireworks shows and parades being canceled to stop the spread of COVID-19, Bay Area officials are asking residents around the region to safely celebrate at home during the holiday weekend. Thursday, 8:22 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 | 6 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

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 | 6 comments

Police: Tri-Valley man dies in 'tragic' family accident in Pennsylvania
A Danville man died after being accidentally hit by a car driven by his brother at a park in eastern Pennsylvania last weekend, according to police. Thursday, 4:25 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 | 1 comments

DUSD board reverses course on teachers' contract; names top candidate for acting supe
The Dublin Unified Board of Trustees has approved a tentative contract agreement with the Dublin Teachers Association for the upcoming school year, following a particularly tense week in the school community. Wednesday, 8:54 PM

Public information hard to come by in juveniles' case in Butler homicide
The Weekly tried unsuccessfully during the past week to receive a status update on the criminal case against four teenage boys charged with murdering Pleasanton native Jackson Reese Butler due to the defendants' juvenile status. Wednesday, 8:57 PM

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

Pleasanton school board gets more clarity on reopening plans
The final implementation plan for reopening PUSD schools to students in fall is still emerging, but it became clearer how that strategy might look and operate at the Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday evening. Tuesday, 6:45 PM | 25 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 | 64 comments

 

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