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Editorial: The time for the first community debate on policing in Pleasanton is now

This precursor meeting some time in July, where the council will apparently try to limit public comment to only the draft...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by Safety4us, on Jul 1, 2020 at 6:40 pm | 30 comments | 3171 Views

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Pleasanton council OKs rental assistance program amid pandemic

Pleasanton residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic could be eligible to receive city money to help with their...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jun 28, 2020 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1841 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven display in honor of Juneteenth

Tri-Valley Haven is commemorating Juneteenth (which is Friday) with a special community display at its community building...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Olorin, on Jun 20, 2020 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 1688 Views

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Bauer-Kahan organizes online forum on parenting during COVID-19 crisis

In order to help parents and their children grapple with the isolation brought on by the county's shelter-in-place order,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 18, 2020 at 9:33 am | 5 comments | 1492 Views

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Z-Cares invites people to spread joy and share 'What Makes Me Happy'

The Pleasanton-based Z-Cares Foundation has gone nationwide recently in its mission to help teens and families cope with...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Azriel Adelberg, on Jun 16, 2020 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 2559 Views

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Tri-Valley mayors urge quicker reopening locally as county health lifts some restrictions

As Alameda County health officials relaxed some restrictions in their COVID-19 shelter order, the mayors of Pleasanton, Dublin...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2020
Last comment by highdiver, on Jun 12, 2020 at 5:44 pm | 25 comments | 7425 Views

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Swalwell BLM email

Our local congressman, [Portion removed for name-calling], sent an email today announcing new legislation that he will co-sponsor....

Original post made by PleasantonTaxpayer on Jun. 8, 2020
There are no comments yet. 200 Views

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Defund the Police

Defund the Police because that make so much sense, but it will save us all a lot of money...no more vehicle registration...

Original post made by Olorin on Jun. 7, 2020
There are no comments yet. 164 Views

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Pleasanton leaders need to make a statement on George Floyd

I am writing to urge the Mayor, the Police Chief and the City Manager of Pleasanton to release a statement condemning the...

Original post made by Rachel Wysong on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 5, 2020 at 9:12 am | 133 comments | 5044 Views

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City of Pleasanton, PPD statement on killing of George Floyd

As shared on social media: During this time, no one can stand silent. Let us be clear and direct about where the City...

Original post made by Pleasanton Weekly staff on Jun. 3, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3954 Views

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Swalwell launches political action committee targeting key election races for Democrats

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) has announced the launch of a political action committee that aims to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 28, 2020 at 7:19 am | 107 comments | 3009 Views

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Alameda County eases restrictions for retail, other industries in latest health order

Six Bay Area jurisdictions slightly relaxed the region's COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place order Monday, allowing multiple...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 21, 2020 at 7:51 pm | 38 comments | 16432 Views

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Pleasanton: Residents without symptoms can now get COVID-19 test at fairgrounds

The COVID-19 regional testing site at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton will start its fourth week on Monday by...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on May 21, 2020 at 10:46 am | 16 comments | 14479 Views

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Rare inflammatory disease, possibly tied to COVID-19, emerges in children

In what is now thought to be the first reported case of its kind, an infant with Kawasaki disease also tested positive in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 17, 2020 at 5:22 pm | 8 comments | 2180 Views

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Pleasanton: Sanctuary City?

I think we should declare Pleasanton a Sanctuary city against the Governor's shelter in place requests. He's failing to...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 28, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 716 Views

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Stanford Health Care to cut workers' wages by 20%

Employees of Stanford Health Care, including doctors and nurses who are caring for COVID-19 patients, will have their pay...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2020
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Apr 28, 2020 at 10:48 am | 50 comments | 9318 Views

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Pleasanton's COVID-19 case count goes up slightly to 47 overall

Pleasanton entered the week still leading the Tri-Valley in confirmed patients with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 22, 2020 at 6:09 pm | 14 comments | 11073 Views

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Swalwell tells union workers he'll help them get through COVID-19 crisis

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) told union healthcare, long-term care and education workers and other members on Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 19, 2020 at 10:13 am | 44 comments | 2083 Views

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Newsom reminds residents to take care of mental and physical health amid pandemic

Gov. Gavin Newsom reminded California residents Tuesday to take care of their mental and physical health during the novel...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2020
Last comment by Sara, on Apr 17, 2020 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1327 Views

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DeSaulnier's sons give update on his health status, thank community for support

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier's sons have released a statement providing a new update on the Tri-Valley congressman's health status...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Hilary, on Apr 15, 2020 at 3:51 pm | 6 comments | 5047 Views
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