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Former Tri-Valley Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher dies

Former U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher, a centrist Democrat who represented the Tri-Valley in Congress for years and was known as...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by MAM, on May 1, 2019 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 2738 Views

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Guest Opinion: Pleasanton chamber opposes expensive e-receipt mandate

If you asked 100 Californians if they want to give more of their personal information while eating at a restaurant or buying...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Drabble Fan, on Apr 29, 2019 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1407 Views

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Guest Opinion: What can Pleasanton do about climate change?

The world's leading scientists are calling on us to finally heed the warnings about the climate catastrophe that we're running...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 10, 2019 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 928 Views

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Guest Opinion: What can Pleasanton do about climate change?

The world's leading scientists are calling on us to finally heed the warnings about the climate catastrophe that we're running...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by Grumpy, on Mar 20, 2019 at 8:43 pm | 48 comments | 2459 Views

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New interim principal steps in at Amador Valley High School

Pleasanton Unified School District leaders have appointed vice principal Nimarta Grewal to serve as interim principal at...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by Stakeholder, on Mar 7, 2019 at 7:10 pm | 6 comments | 3577 Views

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City, school officials talk about state response to housing crisis

Pleasanton city officials led a presentation at the school board's regular meeting Tuesday evening to discuss state and local...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
Last comment by John r, on Feb 19, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 23 comments | 4073 Views

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Build The Wall

A commentator on line, referred to the Schumer and Pelosi televised response as the twins from the film "The shinning". I...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Robert Adam, on Jan 13, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 125 comments | 2346 Views

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Brother of accused cop killer arrested in Livermore

Authorities arrested a handful of people last Friday in connection with the shooting death of a Central California police...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2019
Last comment by awake, on Jan 3, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 14 comments | 4198 Views

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Bauer-Kahan takes oath of office

The Tri-Valley's newest state legislator, Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, has started her first term after being sworn...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 1, 2019 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 2865 Views

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State Assembly race tightens; Baker’s lead shrinks to 764 votes

The race to represent Pleasanton in the State Assembly has narrowed to a 0.6% lead for Republican incumbent Catharine Baker...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by @Sueme, on Nov 17, 2018 at 4:04 am | 23 comments | 3738 Views

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Pleasanton synagogues commemorate Pittsburgh victims

Jewish community members in Pleasanton are mourning the weekend shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, and honoring the 11 worshipers...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1712 Views

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Editorial: Re-elect Baker for Assembly, Swalwell for Congress

We reached our endorsement decisions for regional representative seats after meeting with the candidates or questioning them...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 23, 2018 at 10:19 pm | 105 comments | 4607 Views

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Congressional hopeful Peters' candidate statement left out of Contra Costa voters guide

U.S. House of Representatives hopeful Rudy Peters (R-Livermore) saw his campaign hit a bump in the road late in this election...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by dknute, on Oct 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

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Letters

Ignore the lies; re-elect Baker Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2018/10/12/letters...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by William Oliver, on Oct 12, 2018 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 552 Views

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Gov. Brown signs BART housing bill

Joining the flurry of bills addressed by the governor in his last legislative actions on the job, Gov. Jerry Brown signed...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Frankie, on Oct 11, 2018 at 9:17 am | 27 comments | 3699 Views

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Tri-Valley leaders oppose BART housing bill

Housing and traffic congestion are hot-button issues facing the Bay Area, but one proposed solution currently on the governor's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Map, on Oct 2, 2018 at 4:10 pm | 11 comments | 3705 Views

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Congressional App Challenge celebrates students' creativity in STEM

Tri-Valley high school students with tech skills are being called on to create a software application for any platform to...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 19, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

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Swalwell 'considering' a presidential run

After some speculation in light of multiple Iowa appearances in recent months, Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin)...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by SHale99, on Sep 7, 2018 at 9:45 am | 68 comments | 4480 Views

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Can legal residents, but not US citizens, serve on a jury?

It came to my attention that a non-citizen (but legal resident) served on a jury in Contra Costa County recently. That sent...

Original post made by just wondering on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Sara, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 720 Views

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Swalwell bill aims to prevent U.S. president, family from profiting off foreign powers

The Tri-Valley's U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), one of Congress's more vocal critics of President Donald Trump and many...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2018
Last comment by Juanita G., on Jul 30, 2018 at 10:15 am | 81 comments | 3279 Views
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