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Third coronavirus case confirmed in Alameda County

A third case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alameda County was confirmed on Friday afternoon, according to Pleasanton city...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 9, 2020 at 10:12 am | 25 comments | 28041 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Details emerge about Feb. 21 fatal crash near Sunol

A San Jose man died from injuries sustained in a head-on collision on Highway 84 near Sunol late last month, according to...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by Carole Lee Manning, on Mar 4, 2020 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 5802 Views

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Pleasanton Planning Commission approves new bar downtown

The Pleasanton Planning Commission earlier this month signed off on a conditional use permit for Middle 8 to open in the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2020
Last comment by dknute, on Mar 4, 2020 at 11:07 am | 7 comments | 8189 Views

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Giant Kobe Bryant mural springs up in Pleasanton park grass

A local business paid homage to recently deceased NBA icon Kobe Bryant by unveiling a giant grass mural of the basketball...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 4, 2020 at 3:03 am | 5 comments | 4301 Views

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Alameda County health officials confirm first local case of coronavirus

In addition to several more newly identified cases in the Bay Area, public health officials confirmed the first presumptive...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by Punky, on Mar 3, 2020 at 2:22 pm | 30 comments | 41817 Views

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Letters

Measure M is the obvious solution Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2020/02/28/letters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 3, 2020 at 1:34 am | 3 comments | 779 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Pleasanton Specific Plan decision postponed again

The City Council again delayed making a final decision on restarting the East Pleasanton Specific Plan, opting to hold off...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 2, 2020 at 11:01 am | 10 comments | 3343 Views

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Vote by Tuesday

Election Day arrives on Tuesday. That means it's time to turn in that vote-by-mail ballot or decide when to go to the polls...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by BukLau, on Mar 1, 2020 at 1:09 am | 5 comments | 4108 Views

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Police investigating home invasion at gunpoint in Kottinger Ranch

A woman was robbed at gunpoint by three unknown men who broke into her Kottinger Ranch home early Sunday morning, according...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 29, 2020 at 12:18 pm | 21 comments | 10009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairlands students embody historic figures for Black History Month

Instead of visiting a museum to learn about the history and contributions of black people in America, students in teacher...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2020
Last comment by Larry Greenly, on Feb 29, 2020 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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Primary election 2020

The 2020 primary election is upon us, with Alameda County election officials sending out vote-by-mail ballots starting this...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Change the Rules - Ignore the Law, on Feb 28, 2020 at 11:09 am | 23 comments | 19043 Views

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Amador Valley, Foothill heading to Washington, D.C. for We the People nationals

In a repeat of history, Amador Valley and Foothill schools both recently qualified to represent California for the third...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 27, 2020 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 3204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD looking at vape sensors for middle and high schools

As part of plans for a major $9.6 million Measure I1 network upgrade, Pleasanton Unified School District is considering installing...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 27, 2020 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 1974 Views

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Valley Views: When Martin Luther King Jr. visited the Tri-Valley

As Black History Month draws to a close, a local historic event worth noting has come to my attention: On Jan. 14, 1968,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by Brian Dunkel, on Feb 27, 2020 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

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Rep. Swalwell's new book is part tribute, part impeachment memoir

A newly announced book by U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) that began as a tribute to his father partly "morphed" into...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 26, 2020 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 2718 Views

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Curry lawsuit: Family of teen who drowned during PE class settles suit with SRVUSD for $8 million

Nearly two years after the on-campus drowning death of 15-year-old San Ramon Valley High School freshman Ben Curry, the family...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Feb 25, 2020 at 11:48 pm | 35 comments | 2929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD passes Measure I1 audit with flying colors

The Pleasanton Unified School District passed a recent audit for management of Measure I1 bond funds with flying colors,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by Mark G, on Feb 25, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 12 comments | 2697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Ramirez Holmes, Figuers, Quigley for Zone 7 board

We prefer the strong record of service and Zone 7 experience exhibited by Ramirez Holmes, Figuers and Quigley. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by wow, on Feb 24, 2020 at 5:59 am | 4 comments | 3175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton PD says goodbye to retiring sergeant, welcomes son as newest officer

It was a special week for the Boland family, and the entire Pleasanton PD, last week as the department gave a retirement...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by wow, on Feb 24, 2020 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 3608 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Dons close girls soccer regular season with decisive wins

The Amador Valley girls soccer team faced off against Granada and Foothill in the final week of the regular season and came...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2020
Last comment by wow, on Feb 24, 2020 at 5:51 am | 2 comments | 1795 Views
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