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Sheriff's deputy wanted, accused of killing two in Dublin overnight

An Alameda County Sheriff's Office deputy is wanted after police allege he was identified as the shooter in a double homicide...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Just Another Resident, on Sep 12, 2022 at 12:41 pm | 9 comments | 13146 Views

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DA files murder charges against sheriff's deputy for Dublin double homicide

An Alameda County sheriff's deputy faces two counts of murder as well as several special allegations and the prospect of...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Sep 11, 2022 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 5738 Views

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Officials continue to urge energy conservation amid heat wave

Tri-Valley residents were facing the seventh straight day of calls to conserve energy Thursday, as triple-digit temperatures...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by JJ, on Sep 10, 2022 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 1152 Views

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What a Week: Reflecting on 9/11

Rather than rehash familiar stories of 9/11, I wanted to individualize and share the experience this year. So I pulled my...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Deborah, on Sep 9, 2022 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2509 Views

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New Chick-fil-A location coming soon to Hacienda

Chick-fil-A has signed the lease for a second location in Pleasanton, in the vacant restaurant space Sweet Tomatoes once...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by DublinMike, on Sep 8, 2022 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 3989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Complaints of small flies in Pleasanton push city leaders to find source of problem

Swarms of small flies that are invading downtown Pleasanton in higher numbers than usually expected have prompted city leaders...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2022
Last comment by LINDA MONIZ, on Sep 7, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 10 comments | 13826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district moves forward with second phase of tenant improvements for newly acquired Arroyo Center headquarters

The Pleasanton Unified School District has the keys to the newly acquired district headquarters site in the Hacienda Business...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jimmy The Jet, on Sep 7, 2022 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1831 Views

RESTAURANTS

How new city regulations have impacted parklets, outdoor dining in Pleasanton

Pleasanton city staff recently reviewed applications from downtown restaurateurs and found that some locations would not...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by ER, on Sep 7, 2022 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2254 Views

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Tri-Valley, along with rest of state, avoid rolling power outages as heat wave strains grid

Tri-Valley communities, like the rest of California, avoided rotating power outages thanks to successful conservation Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Theresa, on Sep 7, 2022 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1452 Views

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With worst of heat wave arriving, state's grid operator says residents need to conserve more energy Monday and Tuesday

California's Independent System Operator (ISO) said Sunday evening it needs California to save even more electricity than...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2022
Last comment by Karl A, on Sep 7, 2022 at 8:02 am | 5 comments | 1659 Views

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City Council to decide on new cricket field location in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council is set to determine the final location for a new cricket field at the Ken Mercer Sports Park....

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Sep 6, 2022 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 2829 Views

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Omicron-specific COVID booster vaccines could be available by Labor Day following FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized a pair of COVID-19 booster vaccines that are specifically formulated...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2022
Last comment by Ian, on Sep 5, 2022 at 10:59 pm | 11 comments | 2600 Views

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New application filed for mixed-use project on Harrison Street that was previously denied by city

A revised application to construct a five-story, mixed-use building in downtown Pleasanton with no onsite parking was sent...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by Kirsten, on Sep 5, 2022 at 11:22 am | 23 comments | 6492 Views

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Guest Opinion: Taxpayer subsidy plan for Costco

On July 19, the Pleasanton City Council approved a taxpayer subsidy plan for Costco and the Johnson Drive Economic Development...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2022
Last comment by SHale99, on Sep 3, 2022 at 11:34 am | 29 comments | 4777 Views

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Young bassoonist seeks to increase instrument's popularity

With the bassoon being one of the lesser known and practiced instruments amongst young band members, most probably aren't...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by Mindy Pechneuk, on Aug 31, 2022 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 482 Views

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California to refer to monkeypox as MPX to avoid stigmatization of name

State public health officials said last week that they will avoid using the term monkeypox when possible going forward, referring...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by Pton Resident, on Aug 31, 2022 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves reorganization of technological services

The Pleasanton school board approved a reorganization plan earlier this month for the Information Technology Department that...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 30, 2022 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 2803 Views

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California phases out new gas cars — so what's next for electric cars?

California will revolutionize the car market by ending sales of new gas cars within 12 years, forcing car buyers to switch...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2022
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 30, 2022 at 1:49 pm | 13 comments | 2772 Views

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City leaders, student advocates present update on effectiveness of Pleasanton's tobacco retail ordinance

On the second anniversary of the passage of Pleasanton's tobacco retailer ordinance, city leaders and youth advocates gathered...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2022
Last comment by Joe V, on Aug 29, 2022 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 4442 Views

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Livermore: State Attorney General backs city in call for expedited review of Eden Housing appeal

California Attorney General Rob Bonta began the process of filing an amicus brief in the case of Save Livermore Downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 28, 2022 at 2:26 am | 1 comment | 2376 Views
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