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Polling error: How one survey changed the Newsom recall campaign

The early August survey suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom would get ousted -- and scared Democrats and progressives into ramping...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by John, on Sep 15, 2021 at 7:58 am | 4 comments | 2130 Views

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'Got Faith?' One-woman show explores humor, hate, race and grace

"It's not stand-up comedy, it's a one-woman show," actress and inspirational speaker Faith Alpher said while describing her...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Leah, on Sep 15, 2021 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

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Judge wants to know if PG&E fiddled while Dixie burned

Even as the Dixie Fire continues to burn, a federal judge in San Francisco is seeking to determine what role, if any, PG&E...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Patrick Lofft, on Sep 14, 2021 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2937 Views

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Feds to mandate large businesses to require vaccination or frequent tests

President Joe Biden has directed federal labor officials to draft a mandate that businesses with 100 or more employees must...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:27 pm | 7 comments | 1920 Views

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RIP DR Teare

So very sorry to hear that the well known Pleasanton vet, Dr Teare lost his battle with covid. He was an amazing vet and...

Original post made by Terry on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Abhi, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:55 am | 6 comments | 4030 Views

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News Digest: Recall election is upon us | Veterans mobile outreach | 'Tri-Valley Sports Final' on TV30

Vote-by-mail ballots must be returned to the U.S. Postal Service, turned in to a polling place or placed in a designated...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 12, 2021 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1898 Views

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Tri-Valley marking 20 years since Sept. 11 attacks

Saturday will represent a somber anniversary as Americans reflect on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 2827 Views

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Letters

Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2021/09/10/letters posted Friday, September 10, 2021,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Young passenger killed in Highway 84 head-on; Tri-Valley's 5th fatal crash in 10 days

A juvenile passenger died from injuries they sustained in a head-on collision on Highway 84 near Sunol on Sunday morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2021
Last comment by vp, on Sep 9, 2021 at 2:14 pm | 4 comments | 12472 Views

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Pleasanton council approves water rate hikes for PFAS treatment funding plan

Pleasanton water ratepayers can expect a bigger water bill in the future after the Pleasanton City Council unanimously approved...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by vp, on Sep 9, 2021 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 4447 Views

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Zone 7 declares drought emergency; mandatory 15% water use reduction

Dry conditions combined with low water storage this year prompted the Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors to unanimously...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Sep 9, 2021 at 11:45 am | 17 comments | 6914 Views

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Debate on future of water in Pleasanton erupts as council reviews plan for treating PFAS contamination in city wells

A presentation on cleaning up Pleasanton's contaminated groundwater wells to the tune of $46M morphed into a discussion about...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Sep 9, 2021 at 10:35 am | 9 comments | 8573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board ponders merits, drawbacks of area-based elections

Pleasanton voters may select the next Board of Trustees representatives from a pool of geographically-determined candidates...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2021
Last comment by Support our teachers, on Sep 9, 2021 at 10:07 am | 12 comments | 4812 Views

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Concerts in the Park returning to Pleasanton this weekend

The popular Concerts in the Park series will be back in downtown Pleasanton after a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by poncho, on Sep 9, 2021 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 6935 Views

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9/11 National Day of Service

The mission is to transform the annual remembrance of 9/11 into a worldwide day of unity and doing good, and to encourage...

Original post made by Ken+mano on Sep. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 154 Views

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Local Rotary Clubs partner with Nigeria

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton reached out to Nigeria to financially help with constructing 4 toilets at the Amator Secondary...

Original post made by nancyrh[email protected] on Sep. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Preps: Foothill bids farewell to longtime football scoreboard operator Isaacs

When Foothill High School's opening night football win over Castro Valley came to an end on Aug. 30, it also ended one heck...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by bill, on Sep 8, 2021 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 6361 Views

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Pleasanton: Council confirms Weekend on Main to end downtown on Labor Day

Weekend on Main will come to a close at the end of Labor Day weekend, after the Pleasanton City Council unanimously agreed...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2021
Last comment by Ndna Jnz, on Sep 7, 2021 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 11105 Views

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Pleasanton: Downtown ground-floor active use policy up for final council vote

Changes to the Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) that would require ground-floor units on Main Street have fully 'active' uses...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2021
Last comment by VAB , on Sep 7, 2021 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 2758 Views

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Pilot program proposed in county to provide safe, legal parking for RVs

A pilot program for safe and legal places for unhoused residents to park their recreational vehicles was announced recently...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
Last comment by been there, on Sep 7, 2021 at 10:50 am | 10 comments | 4140 Views
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