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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley lot reopens after five-month closure for solar panel project

The main Amador Valley High School parking lot reopened for business Tuesday, marking the end of a months-long waiting period...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by No Lights?, 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 2008 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Developer James Tong convicted of illegal contributions to Swalwell campaign

An East Bay real estate developer has been found guilty of funneling tens of thousands of illegal contributions to the congressional...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by pope john, 1 hour ago | 105 comments | 4507 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tim Talk: Strizzi's celebrates 30 years on Main Street

One of Pleasanton's home-grown restaurants is celebrating a milestone 30-year anniversary this month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by David Bartolomucci, on Oct 18, 2019 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Us Along: Mayor says 'I do!'

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and wife Kalee were married on Sept. 27, 2019, and friends and family celebrated with them...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by PW Reader, on Oct 18, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 936 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

REACH for opportunities

Purchasing one house represents a major milestone for any organization focused on offering affordable, living opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Norm Guest, on Oct 18, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Pleasanton PD Officer Kyle Henricksen

Kyle Henricksen, a Pleasanton PD officer whose battle with pancreatic cancer inspired support from throughout the community,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sad, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:08 am | 3 comments | 2300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville: Crow Canyon Country Club restaurant red-tagged by health department

The Vintage restaurant at Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville was closed by Contra Costa County Health Services on Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Spudly, on Oct 17, 2019 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1473 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton: Chabad Center damaged in overnight fire

The Chabad Center for Jewish Life caught fire overnight but remains largely intact Friday morning, with a quick response...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Oct 16, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 12 comments | 6089 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART board considers changing to dynamic pricing for station parking

The price of parking at BART stations may go up next year as part of a shift to variable pricing based on demand, district...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Oct 16, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 7 comments | 1032 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor vetoes local bill on Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area

Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan's recent legislative winning streak came to an end last week when Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by D. PICKETT, on Oct 16, 2019 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 1225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Curry lawsuit: Teacher seeks dismissal of punitive damages

Documents filed earlier this month seal pool surveillance video from public and provide first statement made by Aaron Becker,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Just asking , on Oct 16, 2019 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 1684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police search for potentially dangerous suspect in Valley Trails area

Officers are warning residents to avoid the area of Valley Trails and West Las Positas Boulevard between Interstate 680 and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by John dolly, on Oct 16, 2019 at 1:11 am | 36 comments | 6041 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Valley Link timetable pushed out by three more years

The Valley Link commuter light rail system aiming to directly connect BART to Livermore and the San Joaquin Valley likely...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Barry, on Oct 15, 2019 at 7:48 pm | 8 comments | 1524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oakland man charged with killing Dublin High alum, girlfriend in robbery

An Oakland man has been charged with special circumstances murder for allegedly fatally shooting a Dublin man and his girlfriend...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Oct 14, 2019 at 7:26 pm | 2 comments | 2351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Council hiring the contractor who just illegally demolished historic home?

Was anyone else shocked that the majority on the Council just signed a $400K contract with Morgenroth Development for rehab...

Original post made by Just wondering? on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Oct 14, 2019 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 720 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two restaurants in Pleasanton Hotel abruptly close

The Clubhouse and Lily's Spirited Dining restaurants inside the Pleasanton Hotel both shuttered their doors without warning...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by justthefacts, on Oct 14, 2019 at 4:40 pm | 66 comments | 16363 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area bill reaches governor's desk

A large swath of East Bay open space is one step closer to potential preservation after a bill from the Tri-Valley's state...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 14, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 15 comments | 2136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: Happy retirements to Vic and Rick

Rick's Picks, a popular retail store just a short walk south on Main Street, is closing soon, and Vic's All Star Kitchen,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Lisa. Brown, on Oct 14, 2019 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 3687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD: Board to review polling results on potential new bond measure

Results from a recent survey gauging local voters about a potential new $120 million bond measure is set to be presented...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Oct 11, 2019 at 7:59 pm | 24 comments | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley braces for prospect of several days without power

Parts of the Tri-Valley are bracing for a possible power shutoff by PG&E starting early Wednesday at midnight that could...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Oct 11, 2019 at 7:55 pm | 38 comments | 12698 Views
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