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Chabad: What's the fuss?

In what could be one of its longest, most intense meetings of the year, the Pleasanton City Council will be asked Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Liz Strenk, 28 minutes ago | 15 comments | 2147 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell 'considering' a presidential run

After some speculation in light of multiple Iowa appearances in recent months, Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin)...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Jake, 3 hours ago | 16 comments | 1276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy

In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Jake, 3 hours ago | 40 comments | 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Berkeley PD officer is final candidate for Pleasanton City Council

The Pleasanton City Council election is set to feature four candidates vying for two seats this fall after local resident...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by idrownkittens, 4 hours ago | 14 comments | 2607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School overcrowding an urgent issue, PUSD staff say

Enrollment talk featured prominently at the over-three-hour-long Pleasanton Unified school board meeting Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 6 hours ago | 33 comments | 2838 Views

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Point-Counterpoint: Chabad land-use restrictions

With the Pleasanton City Council set to decide land-use restrictions for the Chabad Center for Jewish Life on Hopyard Road...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2018
Last comment by NOT Grumpy, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After student drowning, SRVUSD posting lifeguards at school pools, halting PE swimming

In the first action announced since the drowning of 15-year-old freshman Benjamin Curry in the San Ramon Valley High School...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 18, 2018 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election: Pleasanton mayor, school board unopposed; candidacy deadline extended for City Council

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and school board members Joan Laursen and Mark Miller stood without any challengers in their...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 18, 2018 at 8:46 am | 5 comments | 2234 Views

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LPFD controls warehouse fire on Busch Road

Livermore-Pleasanton firefighters battled a blaze in a fencing company’s warehouse on Busch Road early Friday morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by hyundaisaigon, on Aug 18, 2018 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 1275 Views

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Pleasanton native serves in Navy strike fighter squadron

After graduating from Foothill High School in 2014, Pleasanton native Jean-Philippe Pasteur now spends his days helping to...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by xbox codes , on Aug 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 1488 Views

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Livermore council puts health care initiative on November ballot

The Livermore City Council voted unanimously last week to place an initiative proposing regulations on health care service...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2018
Last comment by Member, on Aug 17, 2018 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 1959 Views

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Zone 7 board to select president, VP

The Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors is set to choose a president and vice president to serve for the upcoming year...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Zone7watchdog, on Aug 16, 2018 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 538 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Football season begins amid head-scratching changes to EBAL

Believe it or not, we have arrived at the start of the high school football season as both Amador Valley and Foothill start...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Hansen Curious, on Aug 16, 2018 at 3:06 pm | 9 comments | 4797 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Can legal residents, but not US citizens, serve on a jury?

It came to my attention that a non-citizen (but legal resident) served on a jury in Contra Costa County recently. That sent...

Original post made by just wondering on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Sara, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 365 Views

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Editorial: Revisiting JDEDZ now is city's best option, given circumstances

The City Council reversing its decision from last year to approve the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone would be a...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Not MS, on Aug 16, 2018 at 6:53 am | 26 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Packed schedule for first PUSD board meeting of school year

The Pleasanton school board is set for a busy meeting Tuesday night, with enrollment, Measure I1 bond updates, the district...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Rich Bond Investors, on Aug 15, 2018 at 10:20 pm | 13 comments | 1537 Views

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Seniors Series: Longtime bus driver retires after 40 years with LAVTA

And as a longtime staple in the Tri-Valley, Farner has seen plenty of transition, from bus technological developments to...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by MissViv, on Aug 15, 2018 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 816 Views

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Bail reform bill considered by California Legislature

SB 10 leaves many details of risk assessment implementation to each county. The same score -- received through the same assessment...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Janice C., on Aug 15, 2018 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 864 Views

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Four arrested in connection with Livermore armed robbery

Four suspects were arrested Thursday in Livermore in connection with the armed robbery of a T-Mobile store. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2018
Last comment by Teri, on Aug 14, 2018 at 3:05 pm | 5 comments | 1469 Views

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Seniors Series: The poet of Stoneridge Creek

Marilyn Slade calls herself an "Exaggerator-in-Chief." It all started in grade school, when she wrote about her first airplane...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Beth Rauch, on Aug 14, 2018 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1175 Views
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Couples: Wanting, Yet Missing One Another
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 776 views

Superintendent's new contract may portend difficult employee negotiations
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 544 views

Scott Raty bows out as CEO of Pleasanton Chamber
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 345 views

 

Nominations due by Sept. 17

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.

Nomination form