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Tri-Valley youth hold forum on future of campus police officers

Tri-Valley youth led a virtual community forum last week to discuss police presence on local school campuses and the future...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 946 Views

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Guest Opinion: Please reject Main Street retail mandate

Main Street cannot support the kind and quantity of retail the planners are proposing to require. The building spaces are...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2021
Last comment by Fifty Years Here, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 2337 Views

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Tri-Valley REACH celebrating 30th anniversary

For the past three decades, Tri-Valley REACH has worked to support the community by providing housing opportunities to adults...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2021
Last comment by RANDI, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 1186 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Independent Isn't

From her hilltop mansion, Joan Seppala dictated to her newspaper to portray her as a working-class hero. Or at least on June...

Original post made by Alan Marling on Jul. 30, 2021
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Pleasanton community steps up to support missing runner's family

Pleasanton residents, businesses and officials continue to offer their help and support to friends and relatives of a man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jul 29, 2021 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 7416 Views

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Search for missing runner Philip Kreycik shifts to Sunol

Bay Area law enforcement agencies and volunteers continued searching for a missing runner in a new area of Pleasanton Ridge...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jul 29, 2021 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 11147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NFL assistant coach Greg Knapp dies from injuries sustained in San Ramon traffic collision

New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp died on Thursday from injuries sustained five days earlier in San Ramon when his...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Fifty Years Here, on Jul 29, 2021 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 6777 Views

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Pleasanton Planning Commission to debate mandating more 'active' business uses along Main Street

The Pleasanton Planning Commission is set to consider proposed modifications to the Downtown Specific Plan on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2021
Last comment by VAB , on Jul 29, 2021 at 9:07 am | 6 comments | 2789 Views

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Advocacy group sues East Bay Parks over feral cat abatement policy

A cat advocacy group filed a lawsuit last week against the East Bay Regional Park District for a controversial policy allowing...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 28, 2021 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library's NEW HOURS

Best news in a long time: https://pleasantonlibrary.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360051267252 "Welcome Back! Pleasanton...

Original post made by Helen on Jul. 28, 2021
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Livermore removes totem pole from Centennial Park, cites 'maintenance evaluation'

The city of Livermore shared a social media post Thursday informing the community that an unspecified maintenance evaluation...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2021
Last comment by VAB , on Jul 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 4494 Views

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Swalwell's newest bills address pandemic response, homicide victims' families

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) recently introduced a bill that aims to give more rights to families of homicide victims...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jul 26, 2021 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 2263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin: Inmates allowed to challenge inadequate medical care at Santa Rita Jail

A federal magistrate judge in San Francisco refused last week to dismiss inmate claims that medical care at Santa Rita Jail...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2021
Last comment by C_Marie, on Jul 25, 2021 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 3489 Views

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Contra Costa among 3 Bay Area counties urging employers to implement vaccination policy

As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2021
Last comment by Mike Davis, on Jul 24, 2021 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 2925 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge orders Danville police officer to stand trial for manslaughter in on-duty shooting

Danville Police Officer Andrew Hall will stand trial on a voluntary manslaughter charge in the 2018 shooting death of Laudemer...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 22, 2021 at 2:11 pm | 13 comments | 4313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council allows pop-up parklets to remain downtown through December

Pleasanton City Council members voted to extend downtown's outdoor parklet program through the end of the year during its...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by sunolpartners, on Jul 22, 2021 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 7133 Views

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Pleasanton: StopWaste executive Sommer retires after 30 years with agency

After three decades of public service, Pleasanton resident and StopWaste Executive Director Wendy Sommer stepped down from...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Ann Brown, on Jul 22, 2021 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 2956 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Foothill alum Friedl starring for Cincinnati Reds' Triple-A affiliate

For 2013 Foothill High graduate T.J. Friedl, he has faced his fair share of adversity and has persevered -- now holding a...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2021
Last comment by Ptown Baseball Dad , on Jul 21, 2021 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 3306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High breaks ground on new shade structure

Amador Valley High School broke ground Wednesday on construction for a new shade structure that will provide students some...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 20, 2021 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 5327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council to debate fate of downtown parklet program

After outdoor dining exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pleasanton City Council is set to consider creating a longer-term...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by JP, on Jul 20, 2021 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 5927 Views
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