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After more than 40 years, state's tax credit for renters may increase

California's tax credit for renters may increase to account for inflation after more than 40 years, according to state Sen....

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Mar 29, 2022 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 2414 Views

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CSU drops use of SAT, ACT tests for undergraduate admissions

California State University will no longer use the SAT or ACT tests to help determine who gets admitted as an undergraduate,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jo, on Mar 29, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incredible Edible Plant Sale in Pleasanton

The UC Master Gardener Program of Alameda County is hosting its Incredible Edible Plant Sale at the Pleasanton Senior Center's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2022
Last comment by gretchen zaballos, on Mar 29, 2022 at 10:09 am | 2 comments | 6301 Views

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Harbourne triplets are great athletes, regardless of the sport

Emma, Ben and Adam Harbourne, triplets at Foothill, have enjoyed the best of times while growing up, with playing sports...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Allison Sotelo, on Mar 29, 2022 at 5:49 am | 1 comment | 3338 Views

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Three out of 5 survey respondents continue to mask up in public settings

To examine how COVID-19 has upended our everyday routines over the past two years, we conducted a local poll that showed...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2022 at 10:55 pm | 9 comments | 2812 Views

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Gov. Newsom makes his offer on gas tax rebate

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed $11 billion in a California tax rebate to offset high gas prices, including $400 debit cards...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 25, 2022 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 1796 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest burglary suspects after neighborhood search in Pleasanton

Suspects in a Danville home burglary were apprehended in Pleasanton after crashing their car and hiding out briefly in a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Jo, on Mar 25, 2022 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 5539 Views

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County supervisors give $75K to help plan public bank for East Bay

A vision for a public bank in the East Bay -- and possibly only the second one in the country -- got a boost last week when...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by judge, on Mar 23, 2022 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 2909 Views

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KaiserAir's proposed move to Livermore Airport unlikely to go forward

At least one of the ongoing debates surrounding the Livermore Municipal Airport may be put to rest as officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2022
Last comment by Joe V, on Mar 23, 2022 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 5001 Views

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BART workforce has declined by about 250 positions since March 2021

Nearly 100 BART employees have quit or been fired in recent months after failing to comply with the agency's COVID-19 vaccination...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by MikeDavis, on Mar 23, 2022 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 1643 Views

SPORTS

New skate park for Ken Mercer Sports Park clears another hurdle

The Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously to advance the final design concept for a new skate park at Ken Mercer Sports...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by vbendeb, on Mar 22, 2022 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 3468 Views

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Pleasanton council to consider implementing Stage 2 water drought rates

The Pleasanton City Council is set Tuesday to debate whether to activate new drought rates for all city water customers amid...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Erlinda , on Mar 21, 2022 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 3068 Views

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Mike Runs Livermore

Mike Beckwith is coming to the end of a years-long mission to run every single street in the entire city. He moved to Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Mar 18, 2022 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 3152 Views

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Pleasanton schools presenting 'Seussical the Musical'

Amador Valley and Foothill high schools' joint annual production is returning with a live audience this year, after a disappointing...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Long-time Pleasanton, on Mar 18, 2022 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 3680 Views

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Californians used more water as state braces for another dry year

New data from urban areas suggests that people are ignoring the governor's pleas for voluntary conservation during the drought....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Vigy, on Mar 17, 2022 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2464 Views

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What a Week: Pleasanton city budget takeaways

Yours truly was back on the beat last week, filling in to cover the Pleasanton City Council meeting, along with other temporary...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2022
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2022 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 1860 Views

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Livermore asks Russian sister city to support cease-fire in Ukraine

The Livermore City Council decided unanimously Monday to draft and send a letter to officials in its sister city of Snezhinsk,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
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AROUND TOWN

Staying Healthy: Maintaining a healthy marriage

And although Sandra joked that dirty looks have gone a long way in their marriage, they continue to make time for each other...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by Kira, on Mar 17, 2022 at 9:33 am | 5 comments | 4171 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Amador Valley cheer wins national championship

For the seniors on the Amador Valley comp cheerleading team, their high school careers could not have ended in a better way...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Kira, on Mar 17, 2022 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 3888 Views

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Racial division brings out bad behavior at school sporting events

By the time some of these kids hit high school it has been instilled that people are different. As a result, you get these...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 16, 2022 at 12:06 am | 2 comments | 2373 Views
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2022 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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