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Guest Opinion: California politicos now talking tough on crime

It is amusing -- and a little pathetic -- to see California’s liberal politicians slide to the right in response to an...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2022
Last comment by Longtime Resident, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 2101 Views

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California teeters on edge of more COVID shutdowns

Sonoma County banned large gatherings for the next month. LC County urged residents to postpone nonessential gatherings....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Jan 23, 2022 at 6:08 am | 4 comments | 5714 Views

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Muslim Community Center to host COVID test site

Pleasanton's Muslim Community Center-East Bay will offer no-cost COVID-19 testing through at least mid-February in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 20, 2022 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

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Alameda County DA warns against at-home COVID test price gouging

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley has issued a warning that her office will be vigilant in investigating...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by J Tucker, on Jan 20, 2022 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1327 Views

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Contra Costa supes mandate electricity in new construction

New homes and buildings in unincorporated Contra Costa County will be powered by electricity instead of natural gas, the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2022
Last comment by MichaelB, on Jan 19, 2022 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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City Village project set to break ground at Bishop Ranch

Following months of hearings and deliberations at San Ramon Planning Commission and City Council meetings, developers are...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by Philboy, on Jan 17, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 3012 Views

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County adopts final supervisorial map that splits Pleasanton into two districts

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors adopted the final county supervisorial redistricting map last week, which divides...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Jan 15, 2022 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 10051 Views

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What to know about Newsom's budget blueprint

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to use the California budget surplus to confront the crises facing the state, including COVID-19...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jan 12, 2022 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 2856 Views

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PUSD election map workshop planned for Tuesday

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees will review three different maps proposed for use in future elections...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jan 11, 2022 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1536 Views

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Livermore council to consider new plans for downtown hotel

The Livermore council will hold a public hearing Monday to consider an amended and restated disposition, development and...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2591 Views

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Subdivision up for review by Pleasanton Planning Commission

Following a one month delay, the Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for a proposed subdivision near...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by Robertbush81, on Jan 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2189 Views

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Prop. 47 targeted by Dem, GOP lawmakers

A Democratic bill would reverse a key aspect of Proposition 47 by reducing the felony threshold for petty theft and shoplifting,...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by Mr. Julius, on Jan 10, 2022 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1821 Views

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Violins of Hope proclaim: Life is good

When master violinmaker Amnon Weinstein of Tel Aviv decided to share his collection of instruments that survived the Holocaust,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by balletdancer, on Jan 4, 2022 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 720 Views

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City awaits final noise complaint data as it considers Kaiserair expansion

The city of Pleasanton says it expects to receive the results of the latest Livermore Municipal Airport noise study, conducted...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jan 3, 2022 at 9:11 pm | 10 comments | 5043 Views

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NFL legend: Pleasanton's John Madden dies at age 85

Hall of Fame coach, broadcasting legend and Pleasanton resident John Madden died unexpectedly today at the age of 85. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 29, 2021 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 11060 Views

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Dublin police arrest four suspects on grand theft, drug charges

Dublin police officers recently arrested four people suspected of stealing $4,000 worth of merchandise from a local business....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Dec 28, 2021 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 4383 Views

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County, state file lawsuit against Walmart alleging illegal disposal of hazardous waste

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Monday that the state has filed a lawsuit against Walmart over allegations...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by David, on Dec 23, 2021 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 3502 Views

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Funding for Court Fine

Readers of The Independent may have noticed the holiday ads from Save Livermore Downtown, asking for donations with festive...

Original post made by Alan Marling on Dec. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 183 Views

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Dublin: Gov. Newsom announces proposal of more than $300M to combat retail theft, violent crime

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced at a press conference in Dublin a proposal Friday to allocate upwards of $300 million over the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 20, 2021 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 2268 Views

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Livermore Airport welcomes new tower manager, reviews latest noise complaint report

The Livermore Airport Commission welcomed new air traffic control tower manager Paul Griffiths and received reports of airport...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by John Basalyga, on Dec 17, 2021 at 10:55 am | 7 comments | 5834 Views
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