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Developer James Tong convicted of illegal contributions to Swalwell campaign

An East Bay real estate developer has been found guilty of funneling tens of thousands of illegal contributions to the congressional...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by pope john, 1 hour ago | 105 comments | 4507 Views

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Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area bill reaches governor's desk

A large swath of East Bay open space is one step closer to potential preservation after a bill from the Tri-Valley's state...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 14, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 15 comments | 2136 Views

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News Digest: Forkful downtown next month & Foothill VP running for Dublin school board

The PDA is presenting its third annual Forkful event, a comprehensive culinary tour of downtown restaurants and dessert spots,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by pope john, on Sep 21, 2019 at 9:15 pm | 6 comments | 3686 Views

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San Francisco Silliness Abounds

San Francisco has declared the NRA to be a domestic terrorist organization. I'm thinking that they hope this will deflect...

Original post made by James Michael on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Sep 5, 2019 at 9:26 pm | 9 comments | 421 Views

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Scottish Highland Gathering and Games back in Pleasanton for Labor Day weekend

Everything Scottish will be celebrated at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on Labor Day weekend, but the weekend...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1947 Views

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The Groove Doctors playing final Concert in the Park of summer on Friday

Another summer of Concerts in the Park will come to an end this Friday evening as The Groove Doctors take to the stage for...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1315 Views

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Editorial: Labor Day origin a far cry from a fun day off

Ah, Labor Day. A three-day weekend full of barbecues and fun in the sun. The unofficial end of summer. But few people reflect...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1284 Views

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Alameda County grand jury criticizes supervisors' handling of Urban Shield changes

An Alameda County grand jury issued a report on Monday strongly criticizing the county Board of Supervisors for the way it...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 25, 2019 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 1580 Views

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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 | 3251 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 | 1771 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 | 1181 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 | 2770 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 | 4290 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 | 4412 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 | 2496 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 | 4577 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 | 3154 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 | 4558 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. 1937 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 | 5147 Views
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