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Extra bus service could ease parking woes at Amador Valley High

A contract for adding extra bus routes to temporarily help Amador Valley High School students get to class is up for consideration...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2019
Last comment by Solomon, on Jun 17, 2019 at 5:23 am | 22 comments | 2198 Views

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Pleasanton: Task force spurns council's input, pushes own downtown plan version

A years-long effort to update the Downtown Specific Plan ended with a bit of a thud when the task force charged with spearheading...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 14, 2019 at 7:23 pm | 19 comments | 3832 Views

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2019 Alameda County Fair ready for Opening Day

A hallmark of summer in Pleasanton every year, the Alameda County Fair is celebrating Opening Day this Friday with all sorts...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 4442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore: Body of missing boater recovered at Lake Del Valle

Search teams have recovered the body of a young man who fell into the water Tuesday evening while boating at Lake Del Valle...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2019
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jun 13, 2019 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1872 Views

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Dublin raises LGBTQ pride flag; council changes course after outcry

The rainbow LGBTQ pride flag was raised at Dublin Civic Center on Tuesday night, shortly after the Dublin City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by Willy, on Jun 13, 2019 at 8:13 am | 22 comments | 2625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Preps: Cesario, Collins out as athletic directors; reorganization is latest blow to high school sports

Dusty Collins at Foothill and Lou Cesario at Amador were big cheerleaders for the respective schools, supporting the programs...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 12, 2019 at 11:27 am | 9 comments | 4787 Views

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Staying Healthy: Reducing blood loss during surgery

For many people, blood and surgery may seem like they go together hand in hand, but at San Ramon Regional Medical Center,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Webhostnews, on Jun 11, 2019 at 5:25 am | 1 comment | 934 Views

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Tim Talk: Stoneridge Mall losing its luster for some

Stoneridge Shopping Center, a shopping mecca for generations of Livermore Valley residents, is losing its luster for some...

Original post made on May. 14, 2019
Last comment by David, on Jun 10, 2019 at 10:40 pm | 13 comments | 5059 Views

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Staying Healthy: Wish Project -- comfort for the dying

Even with advances in medicine, death can become an impending reality, and Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare started the Wish...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gayle Cowan, on Jun 10, 2019 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 2046 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Staying Healthy: Tri-Valley's 24-hour Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Tri-Valley on June 22-23 is a 24-hour event -- held round the clock to recognize...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by Pam Cappel, on Jun 9, 2019 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1968 Views

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Moving forward: New CEO plans for Silicon Valley Community Foundation's 2.0 version

Following a workplace bullying and misconduct scandal that rocked the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, its new president...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by pope john, on Jun 8, 2019 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 2944 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Softball remains most overlooked sport for athletic excellence

For my money, the most overlooked sport for amazing performances is softball. Fortunately, every so often we get a reminder...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Jun 8, 2019 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1500 Views

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Tim Talk: 'The Mirador View' offers insights into Tri-Valley economy

If you want an interesting snapshot of the Tri-Valley economy, check out "The Mirador View -- Perspectives on the Tri-Valley:...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by Don Garman, on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton native's college debt wiped clean by billionaire

Amador alum Jonathan Epps was stunned last month when billionaire businessman Robert Smith promised to pay off all student...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by clytemnestra, on Jun 5, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 3063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin voters pass Measure E

DUSD voters signed off on extending the $96-per-parcel tax for another nine years by passing Measure E in the May 7 mail-only...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 5, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Alerts.

Alameda County government issued an alert May 29, 2019, stating that PG&E will shut off power in Pleasanton to all homes,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Jun 4, 2019 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 199 Views

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Amador Valley staff, parents complain to board about gym's condition

A group of parents and staff members came to voice their frustration about the condition of the Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 4, 2019 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 2916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tennis courts off the table for Amador Valley High parking options

A proposal to park hundreds of cars on the Amador Valley High tennis courts during construction of a solar panel structure...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jun 3, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 14 comments | 2508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Pleasanton: Hart Middle School's popular music teacher retiring Friday

Dennis Aquilina, the band director at Hart Middle School, retires on Friday, ending a 24-year-long career as a music teacher...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by K, on Jun 2, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 2808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations class of 2019

The crop of students graduating this year from Pleasanton Unified School District high schools will mark a major milestone...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2019
Last comment by Raja A, on Jun 2, 2019 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 4610 Views
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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.

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