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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 Mitch, 0 hours ago | 1 comment | 112 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, 22 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1761 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 Hansen Curious, 36 minutes ago | 17 comments | 1898 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 Michael Austin, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1153 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 Gillian , 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 662 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, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 247 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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, 8 hours ago | 26 comments | 1788 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, 17 hours ago | 13 comments | 1460 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 723 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 Long Time P-towner, on Aug 15, 2018 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 2087 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1406 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Regional authority supports light rail connecting Pleasanton and San Joaquin Valley

Local leaders looking to help alleviate residents' daunting commute through the Tri-Valley are eyeing a new public transit...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Erik, on Aug 13, 2018 at 3:50 pm | 8 comments | 3430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nor Cal Market at Fairgrounds

I wonder whose bright idea was to host the Nor cal market at the fairgrounds over the weekend. Being a resident of downtown...

Original post made by Silverfox on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Hansen Curious, on Aug 13, 2018 at 1:13 pm | 10 comments | 442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation continues into Pleasanton police in-custody death

A multi-agency investigation continues into the death of a Pleasanton man who died at a local hospital while in police custody...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by Dr. Bill, on Aug 12, 2018 at 8:38 am | 18 comments | 3531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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. 12, 2018
Last comment by Art S Tenb, on Aug 12, 2018 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 91 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Mall welcoming new shops

The Stoneridge Shopping Center announced five new fashion spots and two new eateries coming to or expanding within the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 11, 2018 at 9:10 pm | 9 comments | 5514 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin: Transient man convicted of sexually assaulting woman he met on BART

A transient man from San Francisco was convicted July 20 of two counts of forced oral copulation and one count of rape for...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1885 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART general manager announces $28M plan to boost safety and security

In the wake of three recent homicides and other violent crimes on the BART system, BART General Manager Grace Crunican announced...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 10, 2018 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 1021 Views
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Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 7,592 views

Scott Raty bows out as CEO of Pleasanton Chamber
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 255 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