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Pleasanton council confirms new fees for Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone

The Pleasanton City Council unanimously voted on Tuesday to charge transportation fees on new development in the Johnson...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by dknute, 15 hours ago | 16 comments | 1764 Views

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Happy Mother's Day: Lookalike contest celebrates lifelong joys of motherhood

Varupi Gupta says her daughter Pareena, now 12, did not always look like her. But the older she gets, the more the resemblance...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by TonyHicks, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1647 Views

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Livermore commissioner apologizes, faces expulsion after referring to downtown affordable housing as 'ghetto'

Livermore Planning Commissioner John Stein issued a public apology during the City Council meeting Monday night for referring...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on May 6, 2021 at 9:43 am | 32 comments | 5952 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Pleasanton represented well in second round of NFL Draft

Jevon Holland, who was raised in Pleasanton, went to the Miami Dolphins at 36th overall, with Aaron Banks -- a former Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by Lee, on May 5, 2021 at 5:45 pm | 2 comments | 2073 Views

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Feds extend Real ID compliance date to May 2023 due to pandemic

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended its full enforcement of Real ID-compliant driver's licenses from Oct....

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 4, 2021 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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Study says addressing racial inequity could reduce homelessness in Alameda County

Alameda County could make dramatic reductions in homelessness in three years by prioritizing programs that promote racial...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 4, 2021 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 1589 Views

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Livermore keeps Stein on Planning Commission, orders special training after his 'ghetto' comments

The Livermore City Council voted 4-1 to not expel Planning Commissioner John Stein contingent upon several conditions, including...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on May 4, 2021 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 2155 Views

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Outcry from parents, kids for cricket fields in Pleasanton leads public comments in council priorities workshop

Nearly 100 Pleasanton residents weighed in and asked the Pleasanton City Council to prioritize a variety of projects listed...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 3, 2021 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 2559 Views

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Pleasanton council capping contribution amount for city election candidates

Following extensive discussion about the role of money in local elections, the Pleasanton City Council unanimously agreed...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 3, 2021 at 8:06 am | 14 comments | 3825 Views

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KaiserAir to take next steps toward seeking move to Livermore Airport

The Livermore Airport Commission heard a verbal update from staff and displeasure from some resident speakers Monday about...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by David Fettig, on Apr 30, 2021 at 10:47 pm | 1 comment | 2949 Views

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Police: Pleasanton man arrested after shooting 100 bullets in his house; some hit neighbor homes

A Pleasanton man was taken into custody on Friday night after police allege he fired around 100 rifle rounds inside his house,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2021
Last comment by Jen, on Apr 30, 2021 at 2:28 pm | 12 comments | 9195 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly selected to participate in national journalism project

Like news organizations across the U.S., Embarcadero Media (publisher of the Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com)...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Apr 29, 2021 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 2410 Views

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Glazer to host town hall on coronavirus pandemic's mental health impacts

State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) on Thursday will be hosting a town hall meeting on Zoom to discuss mental health impacts...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Apr 29, 2021 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2799 Views

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Stanford to absorb ValleyCare Charitable Foundation

The ValleyCare Charitable Foundation Board of Trustees has announced that the nonprofit fundraising arm of the Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Grumpy, on Apr 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 3159 Views

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Guest Opinion: Understanding the Tri-Valley's water supply

As we face a significant spring drought, I want to share key information about the state of water in the Tri-Valley and how...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2021
Last comment by Jo, on Apr 27, 2021 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 4486 Views

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Danville: Sheriff's office releases videos showing fatal police shooting of Tyrell Wilson

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office released video footage on Wednesday depicting the scene when Deputy Andrew Hall...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 25, 2021 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 4449 Views

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San Ramon: Resident group sues city over Costco gas station approval

A collection of residents have filed a lawsuit against the city of San Ramon over its approval of a 32-pump Costco gas station...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2021
Last comment by j0hnwi11iams, on Apr 25, 2021 at 10:46 am | 21 comments | 7766 Views

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Sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter, gun assault for 2018 fatal police shooting in Danville

Contra Costa DA has charged county sheriff's deputy Andrew Hall with felony counts of voluntary manslaughter and assault...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 24, 2021 at 6:52 pm | 18 comments | 4677 Views

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Livermore teacher's 'Willow' has lessons for Earth Day and every day

'Once there was a tree named Willow that had a lot of branches and leaves.' So begin the adventures of Willow the weeping...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by downtownmama, on Apr 23, 2021 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 3502 Views

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Artistic endeavor

Painters. Sculptors. Photographers. Musicians, dancers and actors. Dublin, a city of 61,000, has more than its share of creative...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Apr 23, 2021 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 4256 Views
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