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Governor announces new stay-at-home order triggered by regional ICU capacity

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new stay-at-home order Thursday that will be targeted at regions of the state with diminished...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by James Michael, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 4531 Views

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Alameda County part of new stay-at-home order to take effect here Monday

Alameda is among five Bay Area counties to announce a new health order to take effect in the coming days, getting out ahead...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 5930 Views

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Supervisor Haggerty wins 2020 Distinguished Service Award from state transit group

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty won the California Transit Association's 2020 Distinguished Service Award for a...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Bob Planthold, on Dec 4, 2020 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 715 Views

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Pleasanton: 10x Genomics plans large expansion blocks away from current HQ

Pleasanton-based biotech company 10x Genomics, Inc., is ready to expand its corporate and research presence in the city by...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by James Michael, on Dec 4, 2020 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 5581 Views

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Livermore: Deacon Dave's holiday display canceled amid pandemic

"Casa del Pomba -- the name of my home -- means 'house of the dove.' The dove is the symbol of hope, and our hope is that...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Dec 3, 2020 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 2098 Views

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County approves 410-acre Aramis solar project north of Livermore

The proposal to develop a 410-acre, utility-scale solar power plant north of Livermore were approved last week by the East...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Dec 3, 2020 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 2262 Views

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Castlewood rebrands as The Club at Castlewood ahead of extensive remodel

Pleasanton's historic Castlewood Country Club now has a new name to herald its $16 million remodeling and upgrading project...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Willy, on Dec 2, 2020 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 4090 Views

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California expects $26 billion windfall, despite coronavirus

The good news: The recession California officials predicted in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic has not been...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by James Michael, on Dec 1, 2020 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Decision to postpone high school sports again makes me 'as mad as hell'

With high school sports, at least the kids had Dec. 7 as the carrot to point their hopes toward. Now that is gone and who...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
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Thorne presents his final Mayor's Award; leaders praise city's outgoing mayor

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne handed out the final Mayor's Award of his four-term tenure during a virtual ceremony that also...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2020
Last comment by Ken mano, on Nov 30, 2020 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 2898 Views

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Valley Views: Resilience important for these holidays

Here I am healthy and with much to be thankful for, so I expected to enjoy this Thanksgiving, too, even if my only "gathering"...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2020
Last comment by Deborah, on Nov 29, 2020 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 2080 Views

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On the road again

Neither flat tires nor mangled bikes nor pandemic can keep the Gagnon family from loading up their RV to travel cross country...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2020
Last comment by Grumpy, on Nov 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 2518 Views

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Tri-Valley reimagines holiday shopping for 2020

Holiday shopping around the Tri-Valley looks much different this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Crowd-drawing traditions...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2020
Last comment by Ennis, on Nov 27, 2020 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1800 Views

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Livermore subcommittee, working group aim to foster equity and inclusion

The Livermore City Council is working to integrate equity and inclusion into the fabric of the community through its newly...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 26, 2020 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 2426 Views

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Passing on the memories

Selling the old family home is hard -- especially when it is a stunning Victorian on Second Street in Pleasanton -- but it...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Jocelyn Combs, on Nov 24, 2020 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2977 Views

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Dublin again ranks as best conditioned roads in entire Bay Area

The average overall state of the Bay Area's local roadways has held steady over the past five years and is described as "fair"...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Craig, on Nov 24, 2020 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2979 Views

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Governor implements nightly curfew for non-essential activities in Alameda County

The order is for counties in the purple or most-restrictive tier, including Alameda County, in the state's Blueprint for...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Nov 24, 2020 at 10:55 am | 9 comments | 15167 Views

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Leaders look to local solutions for Pleasanton's Climate Action Plan 2.0

Pleasanton's long-term outlook for addressing climate change could entail local solutions such as the city producing its...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2020
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 23, 2020 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2291 Views

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Livermore: Pianist, fiddler join lineup for Bankhead benefit gala

Renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu and Celtic fiddler Natalie McMaster will join the artist lineup for the "Best of the Bankhead"...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by Cindy Simms , on Nov 20, 2020 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1457 Views

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Officials: Keep holiday get-togethers small, short, stable and safe

While Thanksgiving is typically a time for family and friends to come together and enjoy each other's company, Bay Area health...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2020
Last comment by Guillermo M., on Nov 18, 2020 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 2369 Views
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