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Ax-throwing lounge approved in Pleasanton

The Tri-Valley could see its first ax-throwing lounge opening this winter after the Pleasanton Planning Commission signed...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by Bill, 3 hours ago | 24 comments | 7640 Views

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Vaping sting: PPD cites retailers for selling tobacco products to underage decoy

Pleasanton police issued citations to four local businesses for allegedly selling vaping tobacco products to an underage...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Bill, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 1242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donations, donations, donations

So tired of being asked to donate to schools when I don't think the district is using the funds well. $250 here, $600 there,...

Original post made by Donatedout on Aug. 20, 2019
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Jeffrey Williams becomes Pleasanton's new Ambassadog

Pleasanton has welcomed a new Ambassadog for the 2019-20 term with Jeffrey, a nearly 3-1/2-year-old mixed breed dog who is...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Martin Jacob, 5 hours ago | 12 comments | 2702 Views

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Editorial: Livermore downtown referendum raises serious questions

Aggressive signature-gatherers are everywhere, and the most recent campaign is to get Livermore voters to sign a referendum...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jackie C, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 957 Views

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Pleasanton: Task force spurns council's input, pushes own downtown plan version

A years-long effort to update the Downtown Specific Plan ended with a bit of a thud when the task force charged with spearheading...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Susan , 11 hours ago | 20 comments | 4219 Views

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DSRSD facility passes winter storm testing

The Dublin San Ramon Services District Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility passed a recent heavy rainfall simulation test...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD: Fairlands, Mohr, Harvest Park bolster security with new fencing

Three Pleasanton Unified School District campuses have fortified on-site security for the new school year with new 8-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 12 hours ago | 59 comments | 2353 Views

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Livermore: Teen's mural 'unzips' arts center identity

Bothwell Arts Center is a beehive of activity, with art and dance classes, workshops, rehearsal space and productions, but...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by George Munsey, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 1191 Views

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City: Historic downtown Pleasanton home demolished without permit

Pleasanton city leaders are lamenting the loss of a historic home on Second Street, which was allegedly torn down earlier...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Grumpy, on Aug 19, 2019 at 10:53 pm | 63 comments | 14030 Views

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Guest Opinion: Debunking the Central Park Plan petition in Livermore

Considering the huge need for affordable housing, I feel I must refute the Central Park Plan's recent ad, "Five Reasons to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 19, 2019 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

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Local Kaiser Permanente workers endorse potential strike

Some local Kaiser Permanente workers could be participating in the largest strike seen in the United States in decades this...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by Amy M. , on Aug 18, 2019 at 3:00 am | 10 comments | 1600 Views

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Group starts new petition to reverse city's plans for downtown Livermore

A local group opposed to a new boutique hotel planned in downtown Livermore are working to reverse the Livermore City Council’s...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by RDJR, on Aug 16, 2019 at 2:34 pm | 11 comments | 2924 Views

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Hart's heart: Fast-acting residents aid runner suffering from cardiac arrest in Pleasanton

While on a run on Stanley Boulevard outside of Shadow Cliffs in Pleasanton in June, Albert Hart suffered sudden cardiac arrest...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Carole Lee Manning, on Aug 16, 2019 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2676 Views

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Tri-Valley pet rescues need help to 'Clear the Shelters'

Tri-Valley animal shelters overflowing with felines are hopeful the fifth annual Clear the Shelters adoption drive this weekend...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 15, 2019 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 983 Views

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PUSD to poll community this month on new bond measure

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees took the next step toward pursuing a new $120 million school facilities...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 15, 2019 at 7:55 pm | 5 comments | 1202 Views

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Haubert, Marchand among mayors to call for Senate action on gun safety laws

Two Tri-Valley mayors were among the more than 20 from the Bay Area and 250 nationwide who have signed a letter addressed...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 15, 2019 at 3:02 pm | 68 comments | 1303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Environmental Action Summit of the Tri-Valley

Students Put on a Youth Environmental Action Summit Students from around the Tri-Valley are partnering with the Go Green...

Original post made by Ann Brown on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Aug 14, 2019 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 92 Views

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Police identify victim in Livermore homicide

The man fatally shot in a Livermore shopping center parking lot early Wednesday morning has been identified as 31-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 13, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 5 comments | 2158 Views

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Bauer-Kahan scores triple legislative victory in Sacramento

Three bills written by Tri-Valley Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) were signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 13, 2019 at 10:29 am | 226 comments | 3444 Views
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Nominations due by Sept. 16

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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