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Pleasanton school board candidates debate
The candidates vying for PUSD Board of Trustees detailed their plans for leading local schools through the ongoing COVID-19... Last comment 6 hours ago | 2 comments

COVID-19: Alameda County upgraded to red tier under state blueprint
Alameda County advanced out of the purple tier and into the red tier in the state's COVID-19 blueprint on Tuesday, but county... Last comment on Sep 23, 2020 at 2:16 pm | 4 comments

Meet the Pleasanton city candidates
Pleasanton has one of the largest and most diverse fields of candidates in city history for a 2020 general election that... Last comment on Sep 23, 2020 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments

Pleasanton council majority passes on mask enforcement discussion
Another attempt to formally agendize face mask enforcement amid the COVID-19 pandemic as a future council action item fell... Last comment 22 hours ago | 7 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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Concerns, opposition mount over North Livermore Valley solar projects
Livermore residents and others are raising concerns and opposition to two solar projects in the planning stages north of the city. Thursday, 3:29 PM

Editorial: Vote Pentin for Pleasanton mayor, Allen and Balch for City Council
In our view, the candidates who best embody those vital characteristics and are the right community leaders for the terms ahead are Jerry Pentin for mayor, and Nancy Allen and Jack Balch for council. Thursday, 4:04 PM | 1 comments

Meet the 2020 Readers' Choice Hall of Fame
We will forego this year's Readers' Choice contest due to COVID, but we're going to recognize our 2020 Hall of Fame honorees. The Hall of Fame is comprised of Readers' Choice winners who have won their category five consecutive times. Thursday, 3:56 PM

News Digest: Pleasanton police meeting set, LVJUSD candidate forum (in-person) & Climate Action Plan 2.0 survey
The Pleasanton City Council is scheduled to host its next online community meeting on policing in Pleasanton next Thursday (Oct. 1) at 6:30 p.m., focusing on a revised implementation plan for key strategies for 21st century policing. Thursday, 3:57 PM

Pleasanton school board candidates debate
The candidates vying for PUSD Board of Trustees detailed their plans for leading local schools through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, managing district finances and addressing other relevant issues during an online forum Monday. Wednesday, 4:23 PM | 2 comments

12-year-old killed in crash on I-580 in Livermore
A boy that died in a collision Monday in Livermore was identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as Carlos Alberto Garcia of Manteca in San Joaquin County. Wednesday, 4:03 PM

PUSD set to finalize distance learning plan, present school opening updates
Pleasanton Unified School District officials will take a closer look at their state-mandated Learning Continuity Plan (LCP) and hear an update on school opening at the Board of Trustees online meeting Thursday night, starting 7 p.m. Wednesday, 10:53 PM

Heat, risk of fires, rip currents to pose danger in Bay Area this weekend
Weather will pose a danger to Bay Area residents starting Friday with a higher risk for rip currents at beaches and increased wildfire risk starting Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday, 4:33 PM

Livermore winegrowers donate $85,000 for school meals
The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association and the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation presented a check last week worth $85,000 to LVJUSD to support the district's programs that offer meals to all youth in Livermore. Wednesday, 10:49 PM

Valley Views: Hopes for global health
The story of fighting polio is inspiring because it is the tale of global cooperation, which one can only hope will take place against COVID-19. Wednesday, 10:48 PM

Pleasanton: City recruiting for commission, committee volunteers
Pleasanton city officials are searching for residents interested in volunteering on one of handful of city commissions or advisory boards. Wednesday, 5:21 PM

COVID-19: Alameda County upgraded to red tier under state blueprint
Alameda County advanced out of the purple tier and into the red tier in the state's COVID-19 blueprint on Tuesday, but county health officials said no new reopenings will occur yet. Tuesday, 10:12 PM | 4 comments

DUSD board candidates debate future of Dublin schools at Weekly forum
Candidates in the running for the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) Board of Trustees participated in an online forum last week to share their views about issues impacting Dublin schools. Tuesday, 8:05 PM

County supervisors set cap on fees for food-delivery services
Alameda County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed a temporary ordinance that caps the fees charged to restaurants by food-delivery services such as Uber Eats and Grubhub. Wednesday, 10:48 PM

Pleasanton council majority passes on mask enforcement discussion
Another attempt to formally agendize face mask enforcement amid the COVID-19 pandemic as a future council action item fell short at last week's Pleasanton City Council meeting. Tuesday, 3:37 PM | 7 comments

East Bay Parks reopening Del Valle Regional Park
After closing a number of its locations and services due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the East Bay Regional Parks District has announced that it will be reopening some facilities, including Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore. Tuesday, 10:14 PM

Foothill's Josh Hill among Tri-Valley educators named 2020 Teacher of the Year
Three Tri-Valley educators were recently recognized by the Alameda County Office of Education as the 2020 Teachers of the Year in their respective school districts. Monday, 3:38 PM

Alameda County launches new age-friendly website for seniors
Seniors in Alameda County can find local services, resources and information to stay engaged and active in their communities through the newly launched "Age-Friendly County" website. Monday, 9:28 PM

Pleasanton's RHNA numbers may double in next cycle
The numbers aren't finalized yet, but Pleasanton may need to plan for about 4,800 housing units over the next decade and a half -- a 2.3-fold increase from previous estimates -- according to city staff. Sunday, 6:28 PM

PLAY Foundation donates to local schools
The Promoting Leadership in Aspiring Youth (PLAY) Foundation Tri-Valley, which creates an environment for students to help other students and local nonprofits, raised $7,500 through its annual fundraising campaign. Tuesday, 10:16 PM

'Paint Pleasanton 2020' to exhibit online
"Paint Pleasanton," the annual art happening when the entire city becomes an art studio, will take place Sept. 21-27, but this year works created earlier may be entered into the show. Monday, 9:29 PM | 1 comments

Danville: Former Athenian School teacher charged with sexual assault of a minor
A former teacher and track coach at the Athenian School in Danville has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting an unidentified girl nearly seven years ago, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. Tuesday, 1:50 PM

Pandemic melody: Sheltering in place inspires musician to expand local endeavors
A conversation with saxophonist Solomon Alber is like listening to jazz. He riffs on various topics but always returns to the main theme -- how he and other musicians are handling the pandemic. Sunday, 3:13 PM

Meet the Pleasanton city candidates
Pleasanton has one of the largest and most diverse fields of candidates in city history for a 2020 general election that will usher in a sea change for the City Council dais. Thursday, 3:44 PM | 2 comments

Celebrating Dublin Pride Week (for next five weeks)
Dublin Pride Week, the city's annual weeklong series of events promoting volunteerism and environmental awareness, is going virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus the event will run for five weeks, kicking off Saturday... Thursday, 3:46 PM | 1 comments

 

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