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Pleasanton Candidates For Council and Mayor

Candidate Karla Brown to my Sanctuary city question: I have not forgotten that Pleasanton is the home of Kate Steinle's...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 23, 2020 at 8:08 pm | 23 comments | 1373 Views

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Guest Opinion: Sacramento's war on the suburbs

This year, a package of housing bills that remove local public input, override local development standards and negate environmental...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by RonnieF, on Aug 23, 2020 at 4:55 pm | 36 comments | 5249 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Evacuation warning issued for unincorporated south/east Tri-Valley

Cal Fire has issued an evacuation warning for rural unincorporated Tri-Valley generally south of I-580 and east of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2020
Last comment by Evac Zone enlarged Sunday morning, on Aug 23, 2020 at 11:17 am | 6 comments | 79595 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Bob Athenour

Bob Athenour, a retired Amador Valley High School foreign language teacher who later helped form the Pleasanton-Tulancingo...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Penny Pickens, on Aug 23, 2020 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 3158 Views

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Two major SCU Lightning Complex fires merge south of Tri-Valley

The two largest fires in the SCU Lightning Complex merged overnight Friday, and while the growth continues to head away from...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2020
Last comment by Silverfox, on Aug 22, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 5846 Views

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COVID-19 outbreak reported at Pleasanton Nursing and Rehab Center

At least one resident has died from the novel coronavirus and multiple other residents and employees have tested positive...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2020
Last comment by Liz White, on Aug 22, 2020 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 23696 Views

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SCU Lightning Complex fires grow again overnight but moving away from Tri-Valley

The SCU Lightning Complex wildfires burning south of Livermore and Pleasanton increased in size by more than 60% in the past...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, on Aug 22, 2020 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2268 Views

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Deaths from Covid-19 ..can't find out anywhere

I have been trying to find out how many actual deaths from Covid-19 have occurred for Pleasanton residents. I can find...

Original post made by Nicki on Aug. 16, 2020
Last comment by Nicki, on Aug 22, 2020 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Seats Getting Expensive

Look no further than our local school board election to see how money influences politics. With each election the cost to...

Original post made by Bay Area Native on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Aug 21, 2020 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 562 Views

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Pleasanton city leaders to host next policing conversation Thursday

Pleasanton city leaders will hold a special virtual meeting Thursday night, starting 6:30 p.m., to consider developing an...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 21, 2020 at 10:43 am | 6 comments | 1928 Views

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Crews continue to battle Bay Area wildfires; some progress made near Tri-Valley

As lightning-induced wildfires rage across the Bay Area and Northern California, fire crews have made some headway on blazes...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and teachers' union reach agreement on COVID work conditions

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special virtual meeting to formalize an agreement with the Association of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by timbuk2, on Aug 20, 2020 at 7:52 am | 4 comments | 2274 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton council to mull positions on state legislation

Following recent delay, the Pleasanton City Council is expected to review and consider the city's legislative framework with...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by RonnieF, on Aug 19, 2020 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Pleasanton Eagle Scout Owen Mello

Owen Mello, an incoming junior at Foothill High School, has completed the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout, but due...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Barbara Costello, on Aug 19, 2020 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

'Death Blood 4': Pleasanton stars in campy horror film

The newly released film "Death Blood 4" is ultra-camp, and it's fun as well as being bloody. But strikingly, the sci-fi B-movie...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2020
Last comment by Hodge Podge, on Aug 17, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 6203 Views

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Alameda County food bank partnering with Danville company to provide meal kits

The Alameda County Community Food Bank is partnering with the Danville-based school lunch company Choicelunch to purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 16, 2020 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1679 Views

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Council OKs pedestrian-friendly redesign at key Bernal Avenue intersection

A final design concept to overhaul a corner of Bernal Avenue on the edge of downtown Pleasanton into a more pedestrian-friendly...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by Pamela, on Aug 16, 2020 at 1:31 am | 8 comments | 3811 Views

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Livermore: Patrons leave generous gift to Bankhead Theater

Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center has announced a substantial legacy gift from the estate of longtime patrons Jene...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by No ny, on Aug 15, 2020 at 5:49 am | 2 comments | 2355 Views

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Letters

Questions for Pleasanton council, mayor candidates Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2020/08/14/letters...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 14, 2020 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 570 Views

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Bird rescue is owl in a day's work

It was "owl" in a day's work when Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department personnel and Pleasanton police officers rescued a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by Grumpy, on Aug 14, 2020 at 6:23 am | 1 comment | 2347 Views
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