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More than $7B in rent, utility relief now available for Californians

More than $7 billion is now available for California residents behind on their rent and utility payments after state officials...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2021
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 18, 2021 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 14838 Views

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Guest Opinion: A Refusal to Seriously Address California's Housing Shortage and Affordability Crisis Is ALREADY Destroying California As We Know It

“State lawmakers in Sacramento have decided they know better than the rest of us how we should live.” “Towering...

Original post made by Dean Wallace on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 8, 2021 at 8:54 am | 22 comments | 2730 Views

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Livermore couple open downtown bakery in honor of their late daughter

Aimee and Bryan first launched Wingen Bakery from their home last year so they could be full-time caretakers to their infant...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
Last comment by Felipe Tonello, on Jun 28, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 8053 Views

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Guest Opinion: State Legislature may soon destroy California as we know it

State lawmakers have decided that they know better than the rest of us how we should live. Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2021/06/25/guest-op...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2021
Last comment by Dave Wilson, on Jun 27, 2021 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 376 Views

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Guest Opinion: State Legislature may soon destroy California as we know it

State lawmakers have decided that they know better than the rest of us how we should live. That is the message Sacramento...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2021
Last comment by Becky, on Jun 24, 2021 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 6946 Views

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Rep. Swalwell Shouldn't Let Congress Ban FaceTime and Amazon Prime

Imagine a world in which Amazon isn't allowed to offer Prime free shipping. Or Google can't show you a map of the top-ranked...

Original post made by Adam Kovacevich on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 23, 2021 at 8:51 am | 5 comments | 809 Views

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Governor comparison-a lesson in governing.

Watch this link, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcVp0dQunNU&ab_channel=NetOnPlay for two reason: 1)If you are undecided...

Original post made by Nicki on May. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 155 Views

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The First Asian American Settlement Was Established by Filipino Fishermen

The fishing village in marshlands of present-day Louisiana was settled by the so-called Manilamen as early as 1763. The...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 213 Views

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Gasoline Pricing

There are rumors that there will be a gas shortage this summer. In the upper mid west (Dakotas) the price of gasoline...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 29, 2021 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 231 Views

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RE: Derek Chauvin verdict

Accountability. We can't bring back George Floyd, but today we got accountability for his murder and accountability is the...

Original post made by Isaiah Campbell, Tri-Valley for Black Lives on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Apr 22, 2021 at 9:39 am | 21 comments | 1141 Views

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Letters

Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2021/03/12/letters posted Friday, March 12, 2021,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Rich, on Mar 19, 2021 at 9:10 pm | 6 comments | 1009 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Remembering my friend, Scott Kinney

This is one of those things that sets the Kinney family apart. They decided not to hide from the moment. They wanted the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 2, 2021 at 7:59 pm | 5 comments | 17108 Views

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Funding for Alzheimer's

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the miraculous power of prioritizing the funding of medical research. Without such...

Original post made by Nick W on Mar. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 353 Views

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Black History Month in 2021

Even with pandemic restrictions, Black History Month celebrations carry on here, taking shape virtually through webinars...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by Margaret , on Feb 19, 2021 at 6:23 am | 1 comment | 2401 Views

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Pleasanton school board to revisit reopening elementary sites

The Pleasanton school board will hear a report on reopening Pleasanton Unified School District elementary sites, as well...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 4, 2021 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 5334 Views

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An Ignored Minority’s Reflection in 2020

155 years ago, around 15,000 Chinese workers were recruited to ease the labor shortage in the greatest engineering project...

Original post made by Grace Li on Dec. 27, 2020
Last comment by Mica, on Jan 2, 2021 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 637 Views

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Alameda, Contra Costa among counties moved to purple tier as governor pulls 'emergency brake' on reopening plans

Most of the Bay Area's counties will move into more-restrictive reopening tiers this week as the state attempts to extinguish...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 21, 2020 at 6:45 pm | 21 comments | 16881 Views

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Tim Talk: Hopyard Road startup announces potentially unlimited clean energy

Pleasanton-based NDB, Inc. last week announced what could be a game-changing advance in battery technology -- a battery powered...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2020
There are no comments yet. 952 Views

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Swalwell co-chairs inaugural meeting of Critical Materials Caucus

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) co-chaired the inaugural gathering of the new Critical Materials Caucus...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Oct 7, 2020 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3161 Views

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Tri-Valley community bands together for family of eight

The Etimad family has been through much since losing their patriarch in a car crash a year and a half ago but things are...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2020
Last comment by Barbara Hill, on Oct 7, 2020 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 5617 Views
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