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BOOKS & MOVIES

Local indie film gets wide release to Amazon Prime

A Pleasanton based cast and crew has released a sci-fi/horror/b-movie entitled Death Blood 4 to Amazon Prime (July 17, 2020)....

Original post made by Chris De Pretis on Jul. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DUSD shifts start of school year to full-time remote learning

The DUSD Board of Trustees voted to start the school year with full distance learning for at least six weeks in a 5-0 decision...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by Wombat, on Jul 20, 2020 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 2277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One month later: Investigation continues into killing of Pleasanton teen Jackson Butler

Friday marks one month since 19-year-old Jackson Butler was stabbed to death during an altercation in a Pleasanton hotel...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by source, on Jul 20, 2020 at 9:37 am | 30 comments | 17618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore adjusts weekend street closures downtown for outdoor dining, retail

The city of Livermore will be closing parts of First Street and K Street this weekend, July 11 and 12, to expand the outdoor...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2020
Last comment by Jeff McFadden , on Jul 19, 2020 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton: Public information hard to come by in juveniles' case in Butler homicide

The Weekly tried unsuccessfully during the past week to receive a status update on the criminal case against four teenage...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council approves action plan for policing policy review

The stage is set for a community listening session on policing in Pleasanton next week after the City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by Bryant Annenberg , on Jul 18, 2020 at 9:09 am | 5 comments | 2866 Views

AROUND TOWN

De Lashmutt earns Valley Veterans scholarship

Pleasanton veteran Kristi De Lashmutt recently received the $5,000 Carl's Jr. Stars for Heroes Scholarship at Las Positas...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by Lydia Renee McFarland, on Jul 17, 2020 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council to discuss community policing action plan

The City Council is scheduled to begin the conversation on police reform in Pleasanton on Tuesday evening by reviewing the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Jul 16, 2020 at 7:36 pm | 85 comments | 3729 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County receives state variance approval, but remains on COVID-19 watch list

A whirlwind week for COVID-19 regulations in Alameda County settled with some newfound clarity on Wednesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by Bill Jones, on Jul 16, 2020 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 4810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Barry Schrader, Livermore community leader and former college board member

Barry L. Schrader, a longtime community leader, former elected representative and retired national laboratory manager in...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by Guy Houston, on Jul 16, 2020 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 2099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Marken abruptly resigns from Dublin Unified School District

Superintendent Dave Marken has handed in his resignation to the Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees, marking...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Joann, on Jul 15, 2020 at 11:08 pm | 16 comments | 10162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges filed against suspect accused of killing Danville doctor

An Oroville man accused of fatally shooting a Danville doctor during the Fourth of July weekend has formally been charged...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 15, 2020 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The choice model: Dublin Unified advances plan for reopening schools

Dublin Unified is moving forward with a plan to reopen schools in the fall that allows families to choose whether their student...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Margo, on Jul 15, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 13817 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

COVID-19 treatments, vaccines could be ready by early 2021, Fauci tells Stanford Medicine

The prognosis for getting a handle on COVID-19 could be good if the public is responsible for its actions and if scientific...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 15, 2020 at 1:21 pm | 17 comments | 3048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore council subcommittee to address police reform, equity and inclusion

The Equity and Inclusion Subcommittee will address police policy reform and engage community members to improve "equity of...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jocelyn Combs, on Jul 15, 2020 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board to consider tentative plan for reopening local schools

When classes start next month, PUSD families will either choose an online-based learning option, or take the plunge and send...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by DoneDeal, on Jul 15, 2020 at 8:46 am | 13 comments | 5981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man's drunk-driving murder convictions overturned on appeal

A Livermore man sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing a woman and her child in a drunk-driving...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 4136 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor orders various indoor activity closures statewide amid COVID-19 surge

Indoor activities across California must be reined in as the state combats a resurgence of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Gov....

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Taxpayer and Citizen, on Jul 14, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 13 comments | 2563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board gets more clarity on reopening plans

A final strategy for reopening Pleasanton Unified School District in fall is still emerging, but it became clearer how that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by FUSD is distance learning this Fall, on Jul 14, 2020 at 2:02 pm | 231 comments | 10124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Mask up, Pleasanton' -- City Council video urges face coverings amid COVID-19

Pleasanton city officials are urging residents to wear face masks in public after a week of halted reopenings and an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 14, 2020 at 1:18 pm | 25 comments | 8426 Views
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