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If Newsom is recalled, how would a Republican governor get anything done?

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 5, 2021 at 5:36 am | 2 comments | 2342 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

With recall looming, Newsom gets some help from friends in Legislature

Democratic leaders in the Legislature shield Gov. Gavin Newsom from having to decide some controversial bills during the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Sep 4, 2021 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 2191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's running in Newsom recall? Politicians, activists, Californians of all stripes

Forty-six candidates are running in California's second recall election for governor. They include politicians, activists...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Sep 4, 2021 at 11:32 am | 7 comments | 2938 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bankhead Theater to require proof of vaccination

Livermore Arts will require ticket holders to events at the Bankhead Theater to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Mike Davis, on Sep 4, 2021 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 2438 Views

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County court requiring all staff to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 1

Alameda County Superior Court officials announced Thursday a new policy requiring all court employees, contractors, interns...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2021
Last comment by Mike Davis, on Sep 3, 2021 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 2676 Views

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Eager for your child to be vaccinated? Help is on the way ... despite some bumps in the road

Embarcadero Media reporter Angela Swartz's year-old son won a spot in Pfizer's landmark pediatric COVID-19 vaccine trial...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 3, 2021 at 6:03 pm | 9 comments | 3798 Views

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Suspect in two San Francisco homicide cases arrested in Livermore

A 32-year-old man wanted by San Francisco police as a suspect in two fatal shootings in the Bayview District was located...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by dknute, on Sep 3, 2021 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 3353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Misdemeanor charge for driver in collision that killed Pleasanton man crossing Stoneridge with dog

The DA's office this week charged a Union City man with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in connection with the collision...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 3, 2021 at 1:47 pm | 19 comments | 7424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodness Village: 'Tiny home' community provides safety, security to unhoused

The new Goodness Village "tiny home" community in Livermore is making strides to mitigate homelessness in the Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Robin , on Sep 3, 2021 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 5166 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boy, 13, seriously injured after bike crash in north Pleasanton

A teenage cyclist is in critical but stable condition after being struck by a vehicle in northern Pleasanton on Tuesday night. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Carole Lee Manning, on Sep 2, 2021 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 5844 Views

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Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho to retire this fall

After a quarter century serving the Pleasanton community, longtime City Manager Nelson Fialho is retiring from public service...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Margo, on Sep 2, 2021 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 9000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin trustees greenlight $115 million Emerald High budget boost

Dublin Unified School District's planned second comprehensive high school received a $115 million boost for building costs...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by VAB , on Sep 1, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 3306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin: Class action lawsuit may lead to better mental health care at Santa Rita Jail

Incarcerated people at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin may get a Christmas gift in the form of better mental health care following...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 31, 2021 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 2996 Views

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Bill to allow more density in single-family zones passes Assembly

A housing bill that would loosen up restrictions in single-family zones by allowing subdivisions for up to four dwellings...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Aug 29, 2021 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staring down the housing crunch

Four Tri-Valley cities are among the 27 Bay Area jurisdictions appealing their assignments for the next Regional Housing...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2021 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 8330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gavin Newsom report card: What he has done, and what he hasn't

Since taking office in 2019, California's governor has made progress on education and other key issues, but left much to...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Aug 27, 2021 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 3284 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What a Week: To mask, or not to mask

Masking boils down to me internalizing responsibility (to a fault, sometimes). I just don't want to face a reality where...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Aug 26, 2021 at 10:22 pm | 24 comments | 5628 Views

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Pleasanton Unified weighs switching to district-based elections

Pleasanton Unified School District will discuss the possibility of switching from its current at-large school board elections...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 26, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 2719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School is in session at Pleasanton Unified

Though perhaps more anticipated than previous years, it was a mostly normal scene when students came back last week for the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2021
Last comment by Todd, on Aug 26, 2021 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 3345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State effort to decertify officers picks up political momentum

California legislators are advancing a bill that would permanently strip badges from police officers found guilty of serious...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by VAB , on Aug 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1823 Views
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