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Swalwell holds presidential campaign rally in hometown at Dublin High

After announcing his candidacy on the "Tonight Show with Stephen Colbert," Swalwell joined a deep field of Democrats who...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 24, 2019 at 10:41 am | 48 comments | 3678 Views

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Foothill alum dies after being struck by car in Napa

A 25-year-old Pleasanton native living in Napa died after being struck by an SUV while walking along Highway 29 on Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Member, on Apr 22, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 7441 Views

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Happy Passover and Happy Easter

Churches and Jewish congregations are holding services in Pleasanton and throughout the Tri-Valley today, with Jews celebrating...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 20, 2019 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views

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Merritt property: A low priority

The Pleasanton City Council in effect has rejected a developer's bid to move forward soon with building a 90-home project...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jim Sandler, on Apr 20, 2019 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 424 Views

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Ex-Dublin mayor Sbranti appointed to community college board

Former Dublin mayor and current Dublin High School athletic director Tim Sbranti will be returning to public office after...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Instructor, on Apr 18, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 2061 Views

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BART general manager announces retirement

BART General Manager Grace Crunican announced last week that she will be leaving her job this summer after eight years leading...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Apr 16, 2019 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1382 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Downtown planning -- Are developers now making the decisions?

A task force that's about to wind up its 2-1/2-year effort to recommend a new "vibrancy plan" for downtown Pleasanton appears...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 15, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 15 comments | 2059 Views

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Proposed new contract for unionized Pleasanton employees calls for 3% raises annually through 2022

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve at its next meeting April 16 a new three-year contract with the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 13, 2019 at 8:01 pm | 5 comments | 2209 Views

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City, PUSD leaders on board with exploring shared maintenance facilities

At an annual joint meeting on Monday night, Pleasanton city and school district officials agreed to further explore the prospect...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Map, on Apr 12, 2019 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 2133 Views

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The Super Parents: Exhibit highlights caring for children with special needs

Museum on Main has opened a new exhibit, featuring photographs by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 7, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 2408 Views

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Justin's heart of gold

When Justin Wang was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder at just 2 years old, it was the start of a health journey that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 6, 2019 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

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Tim Talk: Iconic Livermore wine country restaurant moves away from fine dining

The Livermore Valley's iconic wine country restaurant is shifting its format after decades as a fine dining destination. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by Grumpy, on Apr 6, 2019 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 4421 Views

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All councils confirm support for Tri-Valley housing policy framework

The Tri-Valley cities are ready to have their voices heard on state legislators' proposed solutions to the housing shortfall. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by John B, on Apr 5, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2646 Views

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Livermore City Council approves framework to meet housing demand

The Livermore City Council last week approved a housing framework that includes anticipated construction of seven new residential...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Apr 4, 2019 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 2294 Views

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Principal departures: Board approves Solorzano's resignation, Butler's retirement

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees has approved the requests of two principals to step down at the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Hutchings, on Apr 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 4 comments | 3184 Views

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Dublin teachers march to protest DUSD's latest counteroffer in contract negotiations

Tensions between the Dublin Unified School District and the Dublin Teachers Association flared on Tuesday afternoon, when...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 2, 2019 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 2418 Views

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Swalwell reintroduces Journalist Protection Act

Last week U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell and two East Coast congressmen reintroduced a bill that would make certain attacks on news...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor925, on Apr 2, 2019 at 1:11 am | 40 comments | 2609 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Major repairs needed at Amador Theater

The Amador Theater, which has served as Pleasanton's principal and still largest performing arts facility for more than 80...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Apr 1, 2019 at 5:55 pm | 8 comments | 2923 Views

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Appeals court upholds dismissal of Steinle parents’ negligence claim against city, sheriff

A federal appeals court Monday upheld the dismissal of a negligence claim against the city of San Francisco and former Sheriff...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by BobB, on Mar 31, 2019 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 2446 Views

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Vince Neil, Ashanti, Trace Adkins, Sheila E. among headliners for fair concerts

This summer's Alameda County Fair concerts will include a little country, some rock 'n' roll and powerhouse performances...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 27, 2019 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2801 Views
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Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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