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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Assembly race tightens; Baker’s lead shrinks to 764 votes

The race to represent Pleasanton in the State Assembly has narrowed to a 0.6% lead for Republican incumbent Catharine Baker...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, 55 minutes ago | 17 comments | 2359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board considers approving new contract with teachers union

The Pleasanton Unified school board is set to hold a public hearing and consider approving a collective bargaining agreement...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UPDATE: Newcomer Munro, incumbents Marchand, Woerner win Livermore city elections

Voters in Livermore cast ballots in favor of four long-familiar faces and two new candidates, as well as soundly defeated...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by , 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paradise Fire Victims: Tri-Valley Food & Supply Drive this weekend

St. Raymond Church is sponsoring a Tri-Valley Food and Supply Drive for the thousands of families impacted by the Paradise...

Original post made by Member Dublin on Nov. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 96 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Erratic driver leads to police action near fairgrounds

An erratic and apparently unstable driver led to high levels of police activity near the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Dan, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 2631 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former East Bay Parks union treasurer guilty of embezzlement

A former treasurer of a union representing East Bay Regional Parks workers has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by David, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community rallies to support Pleasanton PD officer battling cancer

The community is joining together to provide support for Pleasanton police Officer Kyle Henricksen, who is undergoing treatment...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by George Withers, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Hero: Doug Miller, Service to country and community

Veterans Day on Sunday, Nov. 11 -- and observed as a national holiday on Monday -- has special significance for retired Army...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Blogger, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate: It's the most wonderful time of the year ... to buy and sell

People tend to wait until spring to put their house on the market or start house-hunting, having heard November and December...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Pleasant Parent, on Nov 12, 2018 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 737 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton: Incumbent Narum, challenger Testa win City Council seats

Incumbent Kathy Narum finished well ahead in her bid for re-election to the Pleasanton City Council while slow-growth candidate...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 12, 2018 at 8:53 am | 31 comments | 4199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Brenner takes over at Harvest Park

Whether she has acquired "it" or had it all along throughout her years in education, the quality has led her to her "dream...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Harvester, on Nov 8, 2018 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chris Bradley's Band (s)-- at 3 Different Venues in Livermore Monthly

Live Music---Appearing the First Saturday every month at The Rock House Pub&Grill in Livermore on Portola Ave---6:30-9:30 Dancing...

Original post made by Ellen Bradley on Nov. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 30 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART employee uses CPR to revive passenger at Dublin-Pleasanton station

A BART car cleaner helped save a life last week at the Dublin-Pleasanton station, when he used CPR to help revive a passenger...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Bella, on Nov 7, 2018 at 9:09 pm | 3 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD formally apologizes for Ben Curry's death

San Ramon Valley schools Superintendent Rick Schmitt publicly apologized on Friday for the on-campus death of San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 7, 2018 at 8:37 pm | 5 comments | 2487 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Mountain lion that hid in bushes released into wild

A mountain lion that had been hunkered down near an office complex in Pleasanton on Monday was released into the wild early...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Not sure, on Nov 6, 2018 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1828 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Vote Narum, Streng for Pleasanton City Council

We think Narum and Streng are the right community leaders to guide the City of Planned Progress through the next four years....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm | 64 comments | 3241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Afternoon I-680 commute toward Pleasanton ranks as 4th-worst in Bay Area

The Interstate 680 commute across the Sunol Grade ranked as the fourth-worst Bay Area commute in 2017 for the second year...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Tom F, on Nov 4, 2018 at 7:42 am | 14 comments | 2921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local family on 'Family Feud'

Pleasanton residents will have the opportunity to root for a local family appearing on Season 20 of "Family Feud" this week,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 2, 2018 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments | 297 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tim Talk: Planning Commission rejects AT Dublin proposal

Proponents of AT Dublin, the mixed-use lifestyle retail center on Tassajara Road, took a big step toward quelling potential...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by E. Castro, on Nov 2, 2018 at 11:50 am | 6 comments | 2034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police: Mountain lion near Hopyard captured after four doses of tranquilizer

A mountain lion was captured Monday night in Pleasanton after it hunkered down for hours in some bushes and after four doses...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Fun size, on Nov 1, 2018 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 3685 Views
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Narum, Woerner win big in Pleasanton and Livermore
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Remembering Gen. Pershing, 100 years later
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 480 views

Keeping Our Brothers, on Thanksgiving
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 324 views