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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 | 1581 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 | 1109 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 | 1830 Views

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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 Doug Miller, on Nov 26, 2020 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2039 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 | 2397 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 | 2513 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 | 13510 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 Carole Lee Manning, on Nov 24, 2020 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 2944 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 | 1842 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 | 1232 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 | 2109 Views

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Pleasanton's new mayor and council members reflect on election, goals ahead

Pleasanton has its new mayor and two new City Council members, and the successful candidates took time to reflect on an unusual...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Mica, on Nov 16, 2020 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 4663 Views

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Dublin: Gun dealer causes stir with social media post ahead of Sunday event

A gun dealer has caused a stir in Dublin after calling on members of the National Rifle Association and right-wing groups...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Nov 15, 2020 at 10:29 am | 10 comments | 3452 Views

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Karla Brown Is Mayor Elect

As an independent observer: I declare Karla Brown Mayor elect! Based on current margins in the ongoing vote count and...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 8, 2020
Last comment by Russell Simms, on Nov 12, 2020 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 163 Views

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Editorial: Happy campaigning is over? So are we

Kind words and a bit of encouragement go a long way in these extremely difficult times. Let's remember that as these newly...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2020
Last comment by Senor Citizen , on Nov 12, 2020 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 2702 Views

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Leads razor thin for Measure W sales tax, Measure X fire bond in latest elections results

The advantage for Measure W, the proposed new half-cent sales tax countywide, dipped below 1,000 votes, sitting at 50.07%...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Nov 11, 2020 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 2133 Views

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Pleasanton: Local leaders oppose using fairgrounds for homeless shelter

A recent proposal to use the Alameda County Fairgrounds for housing unsheltered people from the city of Oakland has prompted...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2020
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 11, 2020 at 8:45 am | 24 comments | 5196 Views

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The show will go on

Twelve young theater enthusiasts are preparing for a life in the performing arts as they comprise the inaugural class of...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2020
Last comment by Brian FitzMaurice , on Nov 7, 2020 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

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Vote by Tuesday

Election Day is just around the corner, though tens of thousands of Alameda County residents have already cast their votes...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by James Michael, on Nov 2, 2020 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 2256 Views

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Tri-Valley artworks chosen for 'The de Young Open'

Six Tri-Valley artists have been accepted into this year's juried community art show at the de Young museum in San Francisco. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2020
Last comment by Carolyn Lord, on Nov 1, 2020 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 1354 Views
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