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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE funding Outdoor Ed buses

Last week, Valley View Elementary students kicked off Pleasanton Unified's annual Outdoor Education tradition by heading...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by sad, 38 minutes ago | 1 comment | 614 Views

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Pleasanton council candidates differ on key city issues at Weekly's forum

The four candidates seeking election to two available seats on the Pleasanton City Council put their best feet forward at...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Short term memory?, 1 hour ago | 35 comments | 4796 Views

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Night Market back in Pleasanton

Round two of the NorCal Night Market is coming back to Pleasanton later this week, and the Asian-inspired event has over...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Ex-patron, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl dies days after being pulled from Castlewood pool

A young girl has died in the hospital days after being pulled unresponsive from the Castlewood Country Club pool, the Alameda...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by Parent, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 8415 Views

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Pleasanton PD issues 20 citations to drivers in pedestrian crossing sting

"Pedestrians Don't Have Armor." That's the headline of a recent social media post by the Pleasanton Police Department highlighting...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Map, 8 hours ago | 11 comments | 4960 Views

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Assembly candidates air positions at Tri-Valley forum

The race to represent Assembly District 16 kicked off the Pleasanton Weekly’s election forum series Sunday night, as candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Steve, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reflections with Pleasanton's Scott Adams

Dressed casually for the summer heat and wearing shades, Scott Adams obviously doesn't mind less attention in the quaint...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by DKHSK, 21 hours ago | 24 comments | 3725 Views

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Tim Talk: Downtown Livermore debate heats up

The Friends of Livermore just made this fall's election season even more interesting. When the Livermore City Council approved...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by JSebastian, on Sep 22, 2018 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Standardized testing in the fall?

My kid told me that he spent a number of days in his English class in middle school doing an online state test. I have asked...

Original post made by Ptown mom on Sep. 3, 2018
Last comment by What's the point?, on Sep 21, 2018 at 8:44 pm | 7 comments | 428 Views

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Council formally rescinds JDEDZ for more environmental analysis

The Pleasanton City Council has voted to cancel its previous Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone approvals and order...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Rick , on Sep 21, 2018 at 9:08 am | 7 comments | 4376 Views

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Man arrested for trying to stab congressional candidate Peters

A man has been arrested on suspicion of felony assault and other charges for allegedly trying to stab Livermore Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Doug, on Sep 20, 2018 at 3:26 pm | 140 comments | 3348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley leaders oppose BART housing bill

Housing and traffic congestion are hot-button issues facing the Bay Area, but one proposed solution currently on the governor's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by b, on Sep 20, 2018 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 2141 Views

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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 Map, on Sep 20, 2018 at 8:53 am | 9 comments | 3922 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressional App Challenge celebrates students' creativity in STEM

Tri-Valley high school students with tech skills are being called on to create a software application for any platform to...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 19, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 391 Views

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Welcoming Pacific Pearl

Pleasanton's locals can look forward this weekend to the ceremonial grand opening of Pacific Pearl, the new shopping center...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Boycott Solvang, on Sep 19, 2018 at 10:21 am | 47 comments | 4380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying Healthy: East Bay Stand Down back in town

"I couldn't afford to take care of both households, so I was on the verge of homelessness, and worried about getting my family...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 19, 2018 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1632 Views

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City celebrating 10th anniversary of Alviso Adobe Community Park

Pleasanton city officials are inviting the community to join next weekend in commemorating the 10th anniversary of the opening...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Sep 18, 2018 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Council candidates spar at forum, though they mostly agree on issues

It's almost certain that the next Pleasanton City Council, where two seats will be filled in the upcoming Nov. 6 election,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by David, on Sep 18, 2018 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments | 1599 Views

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Tens of thousands expected at Pleasanton pet adoption event

Tens of thousands of people are expected at the eighth annual Bay Area Pet Fair this weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Sep 17, 2018 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD's enrollment quandary

Housing, new developments and a rising population are forefront issues on the minds of many in Pleasanton, particularly officials...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by High Schools?, on Sep 15, 2018 at 11:12 am | 32 comments | 3887 Views
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Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 1,418 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,047 views