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'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams

After the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams to save money in the face...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Spudly, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 274 Views

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Livermore Police Chief Harris is retiring next month

After a career spanning 30 years in law enforcement, Livermore Police Chief Michael Harris announced on Wednesday that he...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Olorin, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1160 Views

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Police arrest ex-president of Livermore Little League for embezzlement

A former president of Livermore Little League has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $22,000 from the youth...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Jose Jimenez, on Jul 8, 2020 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 3674 Views

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Driver dies after crashing off Mount Diablo roadway

A Danville woman died on Independence Day after her SUV went off Summit Road while coming down Mount Diablo and fell hundreds...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Carole Lee Manning, on Jul 7, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2693 Views

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Editorial: No trust in trustees, no unity in Dublin Unified

Unfortunately, with the current board -- which can graciously be described as a dysfunctional train wreck -- it will be extraordinarily...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by Frustrated Dubliner, on Jul 6, 2020 at 11:15 am | 23 comments | 3259 Views

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'Mask up, Pleasanton' -- City Council video urges face coverings amid COVID-19

Pleasanton city officials are urging residents to wear face masks in public after a week of halted reopenings and an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 6, 2020 at 12:29 am | 21 comments | 4400 Views

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DMV office in Pleasanton closed for repairs; temporary location opening at mall

The California DMV field office at 6300 W. Las Positas Blvd. closed last week for renovations, an estimated two-month-long...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by Grumpy, on Jul 5, 2020 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

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Bay Area officials urge residents to stay safe, stay home on Fourth of July

With Fourth of July fireworks shows and parades being canceled to stop the spread of COVID-19, Bay Area officials are asking...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by tim, on Jul 4, 2020 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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Report finds Zone 7 drinking water exceeded standards in 2019

Tri-Valley residents might be happy to know the quality of their drinking water met, and often exceeded, all state and federal...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Jul 2, 2020 at 5:39 am | 5 comments | 1673 Views

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Pleasanton: Five homes chosen for 2020 Heritage Preservation Awards

The Pleasanton Heritage Association has named five homes chosen by its membership to be honored with 2020 Heritage Preservation...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Jun 29, 2020 at 7:55 pm | 4 comments | 4624 Views

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Horse racing returns to Pleasanton track

Though the Alameda County Fair is canceled this year due to the pandemic, live horse racing is back this summer -- without...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Jun 25, 2020 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1977 Views

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Swalwell introduces federal whistleblower protection law

The "Enhancing Protections for Whistleblower Anonymity Act," a proposed federal bill that would better safeguard the anonymity...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 24, 2020 at 7:08 am | 11 comments | 1399 Views

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Governor says hair salons can reopen in 47 counties; Alameda not on list

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that 47 counties across the state, including Solano and Napa counties, can reopen hair...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by kevin, on Jun 22, 2020 at 9:46 pm | 18 comments | 13509 Views

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Guest Opinion - Dear Big Tech: The time to act locally is now

As a full-service wealth management firm specializing in public and venture-backed startups in the Tri-Valley, we're frequently...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Jun 22, 2020 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 2044 Views

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Livermore Farmers' Market manager resigns amid LGBTQ+ Pride Flag controversy

CFMA has stepped down as manager of the Livermore Farmers' Market after an argument between its representative and members...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by AnonJudge, on Jun 22, 2020 at 11:51 am | 42 comments | 8747 Views

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COVID-19 testing site at Pleasanton fairgrounds winding down this week

Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore residents have two more days to access the COVID-19 regional testing site at the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Patriot , on Jun 22, 2020 at 11:07 am | 19 comments | 9442 Views

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Guest Opinion: Finding the friend for you

There are many benefits to bringing a furry friend into your home. Learning about shared responsibility, increasing your...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 20, 2020 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 1599 Views

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Pleasanton graduates demand a 'race conscious' education

As large demonstrations continue weeks after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Pleasanton students are calling...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Mr. Julius, on Jun 18, 2020 at 11:16 am | 30 comments | 4513 Views

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New details emerge about Pleasanton man's death near Mount Hamilton

Authorities are continuing to investigate the circumstances of how a Pleasanton man died outside of his car after it crashed...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Grace L., on Jun 18, 2020 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2928 Views

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Tri-Valley animal foster families step up during pandemic

As COVID-19 keeps most residents sheltering in place, staff and volunteers at Valley Humane Society are doubling their efforts...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Deborah, on Jun 16, 2020 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1764 Views
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