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New Altamont Pass wind farm aims to bring clean energy to residents, businesses

The Altamont Pass in Livermore is officially home to the new Scott Haggerty Wind Energy Center, a re-powered source of clean...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Sep 29, 2021 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 3288 Views

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Livermore news site to launch next month

Embarcadero Media Group, parent company of the Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com, is launching a community news...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Sep 28, 2021 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 2632 Views

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Police: Three teens arrested after armed robbery attempt in mall parking lot

Three teenagers were taken into custody after Pleasanton police allege they attempted to rob someone at gunpoint in the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Sep 28, 2021 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 5632 Views

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Staying Healthy: Pleasanton man recognized by 49ers for community service

Pleasanton's Dave Moirao was honored by the SF 49ers as this year's recipient of the organization's Community Quarterback...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 27, 2021 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

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Glazer among lawmakers targeting reforms to California's recall process

After beating back an effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic lawmakers began to set the stage Wednesday for reforming...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 26, 2021 at 11:55 am | 9 comments | 2327 Views

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Pleasanton City Council 'reluctantly' agrees to switch to district-based elections

With a threat to file a suit over Pleasanton's current at-large electoral system looming, the Pleasanton City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by John B, on Sep 23, 2021 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 5267 Views

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Livermore council chooses top 30 applicants to interview for General Plan Advisory Committee

The Livermore City Council selected its top 30 contenders to interview for the new General Plan Advisory Committee during...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Sep 22, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 1996 Views

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Pleasanton could pursue district-based council elections after attorney threatens to sue city alleging 'racially polarized' voting

A hefty Pleasanton City Council meeting agenda on Tuesday night includes a proposal to transition to district-based elections,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by PLSN Resident, on Sep 22, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 7 comments | 4543 Views

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What a Week: Who do you represent? PUSD ponders area-based elections

Pleasanton Unified has tapped the brakes to slow down its consideration of an in-house proposal to shift Board of Trustees...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Sep 21, 2021 at 3:51 pm | 6 comments | 2684 Views

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San Ramon: Man found guilty of killing Cal High student in 2018

A jury convicted a Fremont man Wednesday of second-degree murder for the killing of a San Ramon high school student in 2018,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Sep 21, 2021 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 7214 Views

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Dining in the Tri-Valley

From family-run eateries to multiple-location restaurants, here's a snapshot of Tri-Valley dining and drink venues that thrived,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Grumpy, on Sep 17, 2021 at 6:21 am | 1 comment | 7341 Views

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Former attorneys for shooter in Steinle case call on Biden for man's release

Jose Inez Garcia Zarate (accused of shooting a gun along a SF pier in 2015 and killing Kate Steinle) remains in prison as...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 16, 2021 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 3599 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: We must never forget Sept. 11

I am also compelled to write about that day because it needs to stay relevant, and it needs to continually resonate with...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Brad, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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Newsom prevails in California's recall election

The attempt to throw Gov. Gavin Newsom out of office failed by a wide margin, according to vote counts released Tuesday night...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 3118 Views

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District goals, COVID-19 response will be focus of special meeting at Pleasanton Unified

Community members are invited to attend a special meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District, where they can 'meet...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 15, 2021 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1803 Views

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Contra Costa County order to require vaccine or negative test for gyms, indoor dining

Contra Costa County has issued a countywide health order requiring patrons to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Sep 15, 2021 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 2733 Views

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'Got Faith?' One-woman show explores humor, hate, race and grace

"It's not stand-up comedy, it's a one-woman show," actress and inspirational speaker Faith Alpher said while describing her...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Leah, on Sep 15, 2021 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1319 Views

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Judge wants to know if PG&E fiddled while Dixie burned

Even as the Dixie Fire continues to burn, a federal judge in San Francisco is seeking to determine what role, if any, PG&E...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Patrick Lofft, on Sep 14, 2021 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 3086 Views

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Feds to mandate large businesses to require vaccination or frequent tests

President Joe Biden has directed federal labor officials to draft a mandate that businesses with 100 or more employees must...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:27 pm | 7 comments | 2029 Views

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Debate on future of water in Pleasanton erupts as council reviews plan for treating PFAS contamination in city wells

A presentation on cleaning up Pleasanton's contaminated groundwater wells to the tune of $46M morphed into a discussion about...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Sep 9, 2021 at 10:35 am | 9 comments | 8813 Views
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