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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

And the winner in the California recall is? None of the above

While Larry Elder clearly led all replacement candidates in the California recall election, he finished far behind none of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 25, 2021 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 1978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coyote Spotted

Coyote was spotted in front of Foothill high school Thursday evening approximately 1715 hours. It was full size animal approximately...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 383 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Accountability at center of Amador coach's decision to cancel freshman football game

Perhaps the most important life lesson learned from high school sports is also the one missing the most: accountability....

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Fired Up!, on Sep 24, 2021 at 2:13 pm | 5 comments | 18079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amazon buys $75M worth of Pleasanton Land for new Distribution Center

Amazon is making another large land grab in the Bay Area, this time in Pleasanton in an area filled with lakes and quarries,...

Original post made by Ptown on Sep. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton City Council 'reluctantly' agrees to switch to district-based elections

With a threat to file a suit over Pleasanton's current at-large electoral system looming, the Pleasanton City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by John B, on Sep 23, 2021 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 4930 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore council chooses top 30 applicants to interview for General Plan Advisory Committee

The Livermore City Council selected its top 30 contenders to interview for the new General Plan Advisory Committee during...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Sep 22, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 1855 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton could pursue district-based council elections after attorney threatens to sue city alleging 'racially polarized' voting

A hefty Pleasanton City Council meeting agenda on Tuesday night includes a proposal to transition to district-based elections,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by PLSN Resident, on Sep 22, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 7 comments | 4257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Equity gaps are focus of special Pleasanton Unified board meeting on Tuesday

Pleasanton Unified School District's recent progress toward removing systemic academic barriers and improving educational...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 22, 2021 at 5:03 am | 4 comments | 1916 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What a Week: Who do you represent? PUSD ponders area-based elections

Pleasanton Unified has tapped the brakes to slow down its consideration of an in-house proposal to shift Board of Trustees...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Sep 21, 2021 at 3:51 pm | 6 comments | 2556 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon: Man found guilty of killing Cal High student in 2018

A jury convicted a Fremont man Wednesday of second-degree murder for the killing of a San Ramon high school student in 2018,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Sep 21, 2021 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 6977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Two bodies found in car parked on Pleasanton street

A man and a woman were discovered dead inside a car parked on Pimlico Drive on the northeast side of Pleasanton on Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2021
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 16210 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

What a Week: 'And the winner is…'

One of our projects at home for 2021 has been to watch all of the Oscar-winning Best Pictures in order. We've finished the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Sep 17, 2021 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified proceeding with plans for by-trustee-area elections

The Pleasanton school board will work through a range of items, from by-trustee-area elections to site improvement projects...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 17, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 7 comments | 3986 Views

SPORTS

Twins might be one of EBAL's best sibling athlete combos ever

Grayce and Kenny Olson may be the one of the top sister-brother athletic combos ever in EBAL. Grayce is a four-year starter...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Gary Peete, on Sep 17, 2021 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 9347 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dining in the Tri-Valley

From family-run eateries to multiple-location restaurants, here's a snapshot of Tri-Valley dining and drink venues that thrived,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Grumpy, on Sep 17, 2021 at 6:21 am | 1 comment | 6981 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former attorneys for shooter in Steinle case call on Biden for man's release

Jose Inez Garcia Zarate (accused of shooting a gun along a SF pier in 2015 and killing Kate Steinle) remains in prison as...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 16, 2021 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 3324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Preps: We must never forget Sept. 11

I am also compelled to write about that day because it needs to stay relevant, and it needs to continually resonate with...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Brad, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 1794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Newsom prevails in California's recall election

The attempt to throw Gov. Gavin Newsom out of office failed by a wide margin, according to vote counts released Tuesday night...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 2951 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District goals, COVID-19 response will be focus of special meeting at Pleasanton Unified

Community members are invited to attend a special meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District, where they can 'meet...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 15, 2021 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County order to require vaccine or negative test for gyms, indoor dining

Contra Costa County has issued a countywide health order requiring patrons to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Sep 15, 2021 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 2561 Views
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