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Meet the Pleasanton city candidates

Pleasanton has one of the largest and most diverse fields of candidates in city history for a 2020 general election that...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Oct 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 10899 Views

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PPIE debuting Week of the Stars fundraiser

Pleasanton teachers, students and their families will be celebrated during the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation's...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steve McCoy-Thompson, on Oct 2, 2020 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

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Gov. Newsom signs executive order phasing out sale of gas-powered passenger cars by 2035

Citing the threat of vehicle emissions spurring climate change-induced crises on the West Coast, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 30, 2020 at 8:14 pm | 18 comments | 2554 Views

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Planning Commission alternate Dawn Plants seeks spot on Dublin City Council

With roots in Dublin stretching back 40 years, longtime local Dawn Plants said she's running in the Nov. 3 Dublin City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
There are no comments yet. 8884 Views

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Livermore native Pete Patterson running for City Council District 3

Campaigning for Livermore City Council District 3, resident Pete Patterson was inspired to run for public office for the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Sep 19, 2020 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 2820 Views

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Pleasanton USD could seek waiver to reopen for elementary students

A new "window of opportunity" recently opened that could allow Pleasanton USD to take the first step towards reopening some...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by SR, on Sep 18, 2020 at 3:03 pm | 6 comments | 5024 Views

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Pleasanton: Residents oppose removal of tree that city officials call a public safety hazard

One of the largest and oldest trees in Pleasanton is set to be cut down on Tuesday after contracting an incurable sulphur...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Mimayo, on Sep 17, 2020 at 11:14 pm | 19 comments | 8797 Views

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Staying Healthy: Smoke and ash abound in Tri-Valley skies

Recent wildfires have been a particular challenge this year, and one noticeable impact of the raging flames is the unhealthy...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Sep 15, 2020 at 6:53 pm | 5 comments | 3258 Views

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Camper trailer crash snarls I-680 traffic

A pickup truck towing a camper trailer crashed on Interstate 680 between Danville and Alamo late Monday morning, hurling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Carole Lee Manning, on Sep 15, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 2219 Views

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Bay Area air quality to remain unhealthy through most of the week

Air quality in the Bay Area is expected to remain unhealthy through most of this week due to smoke from wildfires along the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Sep 15, 2020 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1463 Views

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Staying Healthy: Anxiety is challenging many kids during pandemic

Sheltering in place and remote learning are new ways of life for many Tri-Valley residents, and local mental health experts...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Sep 14, 2020 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2021 Views

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Staying Healthy: Go to the doctor

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping most residents locked away in their homes in an effort to avoid the deadly disease,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2511 Views

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New 'Mask Up for Livermore' awareness campaign

Local government agencies in Livermore are teaming up on a new "Mask Up for Livermore" campaign, a comprehensive effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Sep 12, 2020 at 10:13 am | 9 comments | 2822 Views

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Pleasanton: Ken Mercer Sports Park chosen for city's first all-abilities playground

Pleasanton is closer to having its first all-abilities playground after the City Council unanimously approved moving forward...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 9, 2020 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 3174 Views

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Pleasanton mayor candidates address key election issues at Weekly forum

The Weekly's online forum featuring Pleasanton candidates for mayor on Thursday night touched on key local issues including...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2020
Last comment by Joe Public, on Sep 8, 2020 at 4:01 pm | 4 comments | 4525 Views

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Governor announces new statewide reopening process during COVID-19 pandemic

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a revamped statewide process Friday for counties to reopen things like businesses and schools...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 3, 2020 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 2451 Views

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Tech professional, Amador alum Monith Ilavarasan running for Pleasanton mayor

Pleasanton native Monith Ilavarasan is hoping to shake up city politics by offering "a more youthful and diverse energy"...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Aug 27, 2020 at 10:19 pm | 32 comments | 8224 Views

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SCU Lightning Complex fires now at over 363,000 acres, 15% contained

The SCU Lightning Complex fires burning in several East Bay and Central Valley counties is now the second-largest fire in...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 25, 2020 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2616 Views

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Slight growth in SCU Lightning fires as weather turns more favorable overnight

The SCU Lightning Complex fires continued to rage into their second week south of the Tri-Valley, but weather conditions...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 25, 2020 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 3514 Views

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#ArtForGeorgeFloyd project

Chabot College instructor Dee Dee Stephens and her colleague Courtney Lloyd have established a virtual protest called the...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by Craig, on Aug 24, 2020 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views
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