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Highlighting Native American creativity, culture

The Bankhead Art Gallery is showcasing works from some of the area's most talented artists of Native American descent now...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jun 5, 2022 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 3059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton council to discuss budget update, funding for capital projects

The Pleasanton City Council will review the midterm budget update Tuesday which could help fund projects such as a new skate...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jun 3, 2022 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 1882 Views

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Around the Valley: Contradictions and consequences

Please understand, I am not taking a stance on candidates, issues or anything of a political nature here. This is about perceived...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by FactChecker, on Jun 3, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Preserving Legacy

If Joan Seppala and Jean King wish to be remembered in the Tri-Valley for their good works, they should stop obstructing...

Original post made by Alan Marling on Jun. 2, 2022
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Soros-backed PAC spends $1.95 million on local DA campaign

A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has contributed more than $1.95 million to Diana...

Original post made on May. 29, 2022
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 1, 2022 at 7:17 pm | 5 comments | 6422 Views

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After Texas shooting: A call to 'advance our resolve'

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top Democrats vowed to "expedite" the gun control bills currently moving through the Legislature. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 1, 2022 at 7:09 pm | 10 comments | 1732 Views

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Taxpayer group, nonprofit sue to stop Valley Link project

Two groups have teamed up in a lawsuit to stop development of the Valley Link commuter light rail system, which proposes...

Original post made on May. 31, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on May 31, 2022 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 4411 Views

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'If you don't pray, you learn how to pray'

Now, at 97 years old, Danville resident Joe Alvarez can look back at what was gained and what was lost personally and in...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Wendee Heinrich, on May 28, 2022 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2919 Views

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What a Week: Why no endorsements

You may have noticed our editorial board has not issued endorsements ahead of this primary election. I know some candidates...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Pton Resident, on May 27, 2022 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2474 Views

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Bay Area legislators back sanctions on Russia after Ukraine invasion

With the Russian Federation launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Rep. Anna Eshoo last week denounced Russian President...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on May 27, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 520 Views

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Pleasanton council nixes Meadowlark Trail

The Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously last week to do away with the proposed Meadowlark Trail following pushback...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Pton Resident, on May 26, 2022 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2144 Views

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Election preview: Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

The top education position in Alameda County is being contested on the ballot for the first time in eight years, as two-term...

Original post made on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by Cate Sarraille, on May 24, 2022 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 7651 Views

SPORTS

Remembering 'Dr. B' George Baljevich, a legend in Tri-Valley local sports

George Baljevich -- "Dr. B" -- was such an iconic figure in Pleasanton that locally he was every bit as well-known as John...

Original post made on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by Ed Blake, on May 24, 2022 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1102 Views

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Leaders call for more housing as county homelessness rises 22%

Alameda County's 2022 Point in Time count numbers have been released, and some cities like Oakland are seeing a jump in homelessness,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2022
Last comment by Jake Waters, on May 24, 2022 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 2757 Views

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Dublin council approves East Ranch project as developer amends plans via state law

A large housing development rejected earlier this year after facing a referendum petition is now back on the horizon in Dublin...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Tom, on May 23, 2022 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2974 Views

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Election preview: Alameda County Sheriff-Coroner

Voters have the rare opportunity to decide a competitive race for sheriff as incumbent Greg Ahern is being challenged by...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on May 23, 2022 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 7060 Views

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Amador Valley High celebrates We the People national championship

The competition civics team from Amador Valley High is the best in the country, winning the national We the People tournament...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Diskman, on May 23, 2022 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 7304 Views

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Streetwise

<B>Do you think downtown Pleasanton offers enough pet- and kid-friendly venues? Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2022/05/20/streetwise...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jeff H, on May 21, 2022 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 532 Views

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Danville mayor condemns racist display near Blackhawk

Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich released a statement Monday, condemning the group of masked people who on Saturday held up...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by Marciemoo, on May 20, 2022 at 12:29 pm | 13 comments | 3599 Views

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Bay Area health officers urge return to masking, other COVID precautions amid latest surge

Health officials in 11 counties urged residents across the greater Bay Area Friday to once again take COVID-19 precautions...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by Jake Waters, on May 20, 2022 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views
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