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Pleasanton council to debate fate of downtown parklet program

After outdoor dining exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pleasanton City Council is set to consider creating a longer-term...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by JP, on Jul 20, 2021 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 6020 Views

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Bay Area health officers urge masking indoors regardless of vaccination, but stop short of new mandate

A coalition of Bay Area health officials urged residents across the region Friday to resume wearing a mask indoors regardless...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2021
Last comment by John, on Jul 19, 2021 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 4280 Views

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Continue masking for those that chose to Not get Vaccinated..What?!

What?! After all the fuss about "I have a right not to wear a mask or choice of not to get a vaccine," we are now being...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jul. 16, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Jul 19, 2021 at 10:57 am | 25 comments | 1358 Views

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More than $7B in rent, utility relief now available for Californians

More than $7 billion is now available for California residents behind on their rent and utility payments after state officials...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2021
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 18, 2021 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 14838 Views

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News Digest: Swalwell staffing changes | Musical cabaret coming to LPC | Glazer's Nonprofit of the Year

Several staffing changes are in process this month for Rep. Eric Swalwell's office. Also, Las Positas College theater students...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 16, 2021 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 3570 Views

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New Chick-fil-A moves forward in Livermore

City Council gave Chick-Fil-A its final approval Monday to develop a new location on North Livermore Avenue near Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 16, 2021 at 8:14 am | 4 comments | 5252 Views

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Special Olympics Athletes will miss Greg Clark of the 49ers

Greg Clark, tight end for the SF 49er’s from 1997 to 2002, passed away at age 49, apparently due to CTE symptoms. Greg...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 140 Views

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Guest Opinion: If we want to maintain local control, then do something about housing

Blaming the state is a deflection for not coming up with any locally controlled solutions. If Pleasanton got a blank check...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 14, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 21 comments | 7218 Views

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Bathroom byproduct will supplement DSRSD irrigation water supply

Dublin San Ramon Services District's new temporary supplemental recycled water supply project not only aims to boost their...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Jul 14, 2021 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 3591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Livermore high schools to offer three new 'equity-focused' courses

High school students attending Livermore public schools will have three new equity-focused elective options this fall following...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3930 Views

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Pleasanton: Online fair competitions prove popular

The 2021 Alameda County Fair is being held Oct. 22-31, but its fine arts, gardening and hobby competitions took place online...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jul 13, 2021 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 4265 Views

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Search ongoing for missing runner on Pleasanton Ridge

A search is underway on the Pleasanton Ridge for 37-year-old Philip Kreycik, who was reported missing by his wife Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2021
Last comment by Robertbush81, on Jul 12, 2021 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 22497 Views

RESTAURANTS

Livermore City Council set for final approval of Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A will likely get approval Monday to spread its wings into North Livermore. The City Council is set to give final...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 12, 2021 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 3019 Views

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Valley Views: Musical interlude

Among the many things I miss about my husband Jim, who died in 2014, is his piano playing. It was a constant in our lives,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2021
Last comment by Dave Wilson, on Jul 11, 2021 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 3110 Views

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Horse Racing

How in the world is it OK for horses to be racing when it's 103 outside? It's only my opinion but that is flat out animal...

Original post made by Thomas on Jul. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Guest Opinion: A Refusal to Seriously Address California's Housing Shortage and Affordability Crisis Is ALREADY Destroying California As We Know It

“State lawmakers in Sacramento have decided they know better than the rest of us how we should live.” “Towering...

Original post made by Dean Wallace on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 8, 2021 at 8:54 am | 22 comments | 2730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD eyes academic equity with grading practice overhaul

A proposal to overhaul grading practices at Pleasanton Unified School District became a broader discussion about ensuring...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 8, 2021 at 8:33 am | 19 comments | 8424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD union staff 'disgusted' by pay increases for upper administration

Amid negotiations with both collective bargaining groups at PUSD (and heavy criticism from some union members), the Board...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jul 7, 2021 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 6936 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Arioto ready to compete for USA Softball at Olympics

Valerie Arioto, the 2007 Foothill graduate, is arguably the top athlete to ever come out of the East Bay Athletic League...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2021
Last comment by HowardC2, on Jul 7, 2021 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 4188 Views

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Sales tax goes up to 10.25% in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin

The sales tax in Alameda County increased by 1% effective July 1 upon implementation of two tax measures approved by voters...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2021
Last comment by FrankB, on Jul 7, 2021 at 10:06 am | 4 comments | 7602 Views
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