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What a Week: 'And the winner is…'

One of our projects at home for 2021 has been to watch all of the Oscar-winning Best Pictures in order. We've finished the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Sep 17, 2021 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

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Staying Healthy: Pleasanton man's new book is plea for better patient care

If Allen Long learned one thing from working as a certified nursing assistant at an inner-city 'safety net' hospital, it...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3815 Views

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Dr. Seuss' godson weighs in on the 'culture wars' uproar over decision to stop publishing several books

In an interview with our sister paper The Almanac, Michael Thompson reflects on the recent decision to halt publication of...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by JohnsBells12, on Apr 21, 2021 at 1:09 am | 1 comment | 3753 Views

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Las Positas College student wins statewide award for original song

Las Positas College student Sydney Roberts won a statewide music composition contest last month, receiving a scholarship...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2337 Views

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SRVUSD Board of Education candidates debate ahead of Nov. 3 election

Candidates for the SRVUSD squared off during an online election forum Wednesday evening, taking time to debate over the policies...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3135 Views

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Dublin, Livermore holding virtual National Night Out events Tuesday

Police in Dublin and Livermore are taking part in reimagined National Night Out celebrations being held virtually on Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by , on Oct 6, 2020 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 2727 Views

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'Death Blood 4': Pleasanton stars in campy horror film

The newly released film "Death Blood 4" is ultra-camp, and it's fun as well as being bloody. But strikingly, the sci-fi B-movie...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2020
Last comment by Hodge Podge, on Aug 17, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 7926 Views

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Livermore: Protest calls for end to nuclear weapons on 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Bay Area nuclear war protesters held their annual rally at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory virtually on Thursday,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 7, 2020 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 3378 Views

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Local indie film gets wide release to Amazon Prime

A Pleasanton based cast and crew has released a sci-fi/horror/b-movie entitled Death Blood 4 to Amazon Prime (July 17, 2020)....

Original post made by Chris De Pretis on Jul. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 493 Views

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Pleasanton man killed in crash off cliff in Santa Clara County

A man who was found dead in a vehicle that went over a cliff northeast of Mount Hamilton on Tuesday afternoon has been identified...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Jun 9, 2020 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 7303 Views

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Drive-in movies make a come-back

The Alameda County Fairgrounds will host a pop-up series of drive-in movies this summer, starting next Friday evening (June...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Rebecca K., on Jun 8, 2020 at 6:07 am | 4 comments | 4869 Views

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BART's projected budget includes more than $100M in cuts

With substantial ridership and sales tax revenue losses due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, BART's current projected...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1950 Views

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Tri-Valley entrepreneur receives $100,000 deal on 'Shark Tank'

A Danville local dove into the "Shark Tank" last week, and came out with a $100,000 investment after a successful pitch on...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
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Man arrested for arson, domestic violence in Pleasanton house fire

Pleasanton police arrested a 39-year-old man on several charges for allegedly setting fire to his own house with people inside...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
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Alameda County reports first death related to coronavirus

The Alameda County Public Health Department on Monday announced the county's first death caused by the novel coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
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President Trump impeached by House

U.S. President Donald Trump was impeached Wednesday by the U.S. House of Representatives led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Dec 23, 2019 at 11:00 am | 45 comments | 2478 Views

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Around Pleasanton: PPIE for schools, CityServe for homeless benefit from Holiday Fund

This banner hanging over Main Street this week says it all: Contribute to the 2019 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund. Donations...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 14, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2777 Views

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REACH for opportunities

Purchasing one house represents a major milestone for any organization focused on offering affordable, living opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Norm Guest, on Oct 18, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 3672 Views

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Giving back: Books for Camp Fire survivors

When Pleasanton resident Melissa Gianotti saw her friends in Paradise lose everything in the Camp Fire last November, it...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by Steve Watty, on Jul 26, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 5 comments | 4385 Views

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Feed Tri-Valley food drive aims to close local hunger gap

The cities of Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore and community organizations are teaming up for the fourth annual Feed Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by This might help, on Jun 25, 2019 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 3014 Views
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