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Election Guide 2020
Pleasanton Weekly has compiled an election guide for voters about the local candidates on the November ballot. In the coming... Last comment on Oct 19, 2020 at 4:20 am | 0 comments

County honoring Pleasanton's Shukla for impacting the arts community
Next week the Board of Supervisors is honoring Pleasanton artist Usha Shukla with an Alameda County Arts Leadership Award... Last comment on Oct 20, 2020 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment

PUSD eyes reopening elementary schools on Jan. 4 for TK-5 students
The PUSD board voted 3-2 to support reopening nearly all elementary schools for students in transitional kindergarten through... Last comment on Oct 20, 2020 at 11:17 pm | 8 comments

Pleasanton: Grocery Outlet plans to open store in Vintage Hills center
Grocery Outlet appears on its way to opening a store in Pleasanton after leasing the supermarket space in the Vintage Hills... Last comment on Oct 21, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 14 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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36 years later: Former classmate confesses to murder of Pleasanton's Tina Faelz
After maintaining his innocence for six years, convicted killer Steven Carlson has confessed to the murder of 14-year-old Tina Faelz as she was walking home from Foothill High School in Pleasanton on April 5, 1984. Friday, 11:32 AM | 1 comments

Family of missing teen pleads with community to help #FindSydneyWest at candlelight vigil
The Pleasanton community came together for a socially distanced candlelight vigil on Thursday evening to put out the word and help find Pleasanton native Sydney "Syd" West, who has been missing for more than three weeks. Friday, 12:52 PM

Spirits come alive at museum's Virtual Ghost Walk
The group of ghost seekers gathered promptly at 7 p.m. via Zoom last Friday at Museum on Main for the launch of this year's annual Ghost Walk. Thursday, 3:11 PM

No challengers for local Chabot-Las Positas district incumbents
There were four seats on the Chabot-Las Positas Board of Trustees due up for election this fall, but no challengers came forward to contest the two trustees seats in the Tri-Valley held by incumbents Tim Sbranti and Ed Maduli. Thursday, 4:59 PM

National Drug Takeback Day in the Tri-Valley
Law enforcement agencies in the Tri-Valley are hosting community events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 24) to allow residents to safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications as part of National Drug Takeback Day. Thursday, 4:09 PM

Heritage Park in Dublin reopens to the public
Heritage Park and Museums in Dublin is open again to the public after shuttering for an extended period this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thursday, 5:06 PM

New indoor activities to reopen in Alameda County starting Friday
Since Alameda County entered the orange tier of the state's color-coded COVID-19 monitoring system, local public health officials have confirmed details for indoor activities that will be allowed starting Friday Wednesday, 3:07 PM | 1 comments

Harmony Fusion Chorus holding open rehearsal night
Harmony Fusion Chorus, a women's a cappella barbershop show chorus, will host a special virtual open house rehearsal night via Zoom to welcome new singers, from 7-9 p.m. this Monday (Oct. 26). Thursday, 4:57 PM

Family: Missing Pleasanton chef ID'd as person found dead near trail
Family members of Robert Hilker, a chef hired at a downtown Pleasanton restaurant several months before disappearing in late spring, have confirmed that his was the previously unidentified body found yards off a local trail in Sept. Wednesday, 12:12 PM

PUSD proposes taking out $15 million short-term loan
Facing a fiscally uncertain future, Pleasanton Unified School District will explore the potential benefits and pitfalls of issuing a $15 million tax and revenue anticipation note at their regular meeting Tuesday night, starting 7 p.m. Wednesday, 8:48 PM

Pleasanton council increases down payment loans for first-time homebuyers
Prospective first-time buyers in Pleasanton have a better shot at purchasing a home after the City Council unanimously increased maximum loans a little-used down payment assistance program Tuesday night. Wednesday, 3:09 PM

Sign display in downtown Livermore; controversial poster removed
Local advocacy group Tri-Valley for Black Lives is hosting a "Sign Garden for Justice" in downtown Livermore, a collection of signs prominently displayed at Livermorium Plaza at the corner of First Street and South Livermore Avenue. Wednesday, 4:43 PM | 1 comments

Teen airlifted after crash on rural Del Valle trail
CHP medevac unit responded to Del Valle Regional Park on the outskirts of Livermore on Sunday to assist local fire departments in airlifting a 14-year-old mountain biker who was found unconscious after crashing on a remote trail. Wednesday, 4:55 PM

Vigil for missing teen set for Thursday in downtown Pleasanton
Family and friends are joining together for a vigil in downtown on Thursday in a show of support for Pleasanton native Sydney "Syd" West and to continue momentum toward finding the 19-year-old woman who has been missing for 3 weeks. Tuesday, 4:13 PM

Livermore: Arrest made after search of neighborhood on report of man with gun
A person was arrested after allegedly trying to elude Livermore police during an incident Monday that included a neighborhood sheltering in place after a report of a man with a gun roaming along Pine Street. Wednesday, 4:02 PM

Dublin: Trustees recommend Cottonwood Creek remain K-8 school
The Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees called for keeping Cottonwood Creek as a kindergarten through eighth grade (K-8) school at its regular meeting last week. Tuesday, 6:08 PM

Pleasanton woman killed in overnight crash in Orinda
A Pleasanton woman died in a solo-vehicle crash along San Pablo Dam Road in Orinda overnight, the California Highway Patrol reported on Monday. Monday, 2:14 PM

PUSD eyes reopening elementary schools on Jan. 4 for TK-5 students
The PUSD board voted 3-2 to support reopening nearly all elementary schools for students in transitional kindergarten through fifth grade starting Jan. 4, following a special meeting lasting more than three hours Friday night. Monday, 4:44 PM | 8 comments

Tri-Valley volunteer programs win statewide environmental award
Tri-Valley Adopt a Creek Spot and Living Arroyos were honored this week for their efforts to restore and beautify local waterways and presented with the statewide Outstanding Sustainable Stormwater Program Award. Monday, 9:43 PM

Pleasanton candidates drum up donations during unique election season
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic hindering in-person campaigning, Pleasanton candidates seeking office for several local elections mostly fared well in their fundraising efforts, according to campaign finance disclosure forms. Sunday, 11:27 AM | 5 comments

We Are Pleasanton: Community group bands together to improve school facilities
Utikal began burning up the phone lines, talking with PUSD Superintendent David Haglund, as well as parents, with the goal to find the projects that needed the most attention. Once he had a list, he formed We Are Pleasanton. Thursday, 2:31 PM | 2 comments

Grocery Outlet plans to open store in Vintage Hills center
Grocery Outlet appears on its way to opening a store in Pleasanton after leasing the supermarket space in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center that has sat empty since New Leaf Community Markets left nearly four years ago. Wednesday, 4:49 PM | 14 comments

County honoring Pleasanton's Shukla for impacting the arts community
Next week the Board of Supervisors is honoring Pleasanton artist Usha Shukla with an Alameda County Arts Leadership Award for her work, including as chairwoman of the PAL Art Circuit, which presents local artists' works at businesses. Thursday, 11:58 AM | 1 comments

Livermore promotes Young as new police chief
Livermore Acting Police Chief Jeramy Young has had his interim tag removed, having been appointed to the permanent position this week following a nationwide recruitment process that lasted several months. Wednesday, 4:33 PM

Alameda County advances to state's orange tier after improved coronavirus infection rates
Alameda County was upgraded to the orange tier in the state's COVI9-19 blueprint on Tuesday, another improvement that sets the stage for the lessening of certain restrictions on indoor businesses in the future. Tuesday, 4:15 PM | 10 comments

Editorial: Vote Condes for Alameda County Superior Court judge
We view the attorney who finished first in March (with 41.18% of the vote at that time) as the best candidate to become the next Alameda County Superior Court judge, Elena Condes. Wednesday, 5:20 PM

 

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