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Spreading cheer: Christmas lights back up amid coronavirus
So, McDermott took on another project. She decided to join in a burgeoning effort to boost community morale by putting up... Last comment 4 hours ago | 1 comment

Covid-19 Mitigation is Not Vacation
With hospitals and emergency responders running out of masks and other PPE in California and elsewhere, it should come as... Last comment on Mar 28, 2020 at 10:01 pm | 21 comments

Pleasanton PD officers cleared of criminal charges for man’s death after confrontation outside Raley’s
No criminal charges will be pursued against any Pleasanton police officers involved in physically subduing a local man who... Last comment on Mar 24, 2020 at 9:40 am | 33 comments

Danville three-peats as safest community in California; Pleasanton ranks 40th
For the third consecutive year, the town of Danville has been recognized for its efforts to cultivate a safe community, earning... Last comment on Mar 28, 2020 at 9:59 am | 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


Bay Area shelter-in-place order to be extended until at least May 1
Seven jurisdictions in the Bay Area plan to extend the current shelter-in-place order due to the novel coronavirus pandemic until at least May 1. Monday, 2:14 PM

Looking for a new home activity? Start keeping a journal
Try something new during these strange times. Consider journaling: This writing can be good for body and soul, whether one is already adept at the written word or uses it only to compile grocery lists. Monday, 12:34 PM

Separate fatal crashes reported in Livermore on Sunday
Two fatal crashes occurred in Livermore on Sunday, one in the morning involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 580 and the other at night on North Vasco Road in the unincorporated area. Sunday, 11:51 PM

Pleasanton city officials provide coronavirus update in video, newsletter
The city of Pleasanton released a "COVID-19 Update" newsletter via email and social media on Friday, letting the community know more about the city's coronavirus response plan and key services available during the crisis situation. Monday, 12:15 AM | 3 comments

Fire damages Sabio on Main in downtown Pleasanton
Sabio on Main is closed down due to damage from a fire that broke out in the kitchen area before the restaurant opened for takeout brunch service on Sunday morning. Monday, 12:49 AM

Message from our publisher: An appeal for your support of good journalism
Local newspapers all over the country face similar or worse challenges, and scores have had to shut down. We are determined to not let that happen here. Sunday, 9:51 PM

District: Three people at San Ramon schools are presumptive positive for coronavirus
Three individuals with ties to different San Ramon schools recently reported testing positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), though the results still need to be confirmed by county health officials, SRVUSD officials said. Saturday, 5:11 PM

Spreading cheer: Christmas lights back up amid coronavirus
So, McDermott took on another project. She decided to join in a burgeoning effort to boost community morale by putting up Christmas lights where they could be spotted by neighbors. Friday, 10:58 AM | 1 comments

Pleasanton Weekly launches annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest
Mother's Day is May 10 this year and the Pleasanton Weekly is again holding its popular Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest, with photos due by April 9. Friday, 11:36 AM

Zone 7's Arroyo Mocho flood project delayed by COVID-19
Public works projects are deemed essential under the shelter-in-place order currently in effect in seven Bay Area jurisdictions but some have been unable to avoid the impact of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Friday, 2:07 PM

Photo series: Residents steer clear of downtown Pleasanton amid shelter order
With the shelter order keeping residents home, downtown Pleasanton has been left largely empty, with the exception of some individuals walking their dogs and employees at businesses still open. Thursday, 2:49 PM

Tri-Valley teen organizes TikTok prom; 'Good Morning America' takes notice
In response to her prom being abruptly canceled due to the coronavirus crisis, San Ramon Valley High School junior Natalie Reese took to the internet and started her own virtual TikTok prom and is encouraging others to join. Thursday, 2:36 PM


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