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BART board told COVID-19 resurgence is hurting budget further

BART officials told the agency's Board of Directors on Thursday that the Bay Area's COVID-19 coronavirus resurgence has BART...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 41 minutes ago | 16 comments | 2175 Views

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Livermore winery replacing blend as part of #endSupremacy initiative

Nottingham Cellars in Livermore is discontinuing its flagship red blend, Supremacy, upon deciding that the name is insensitive...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2020
Last comment by VAB , 16 hours ago | 17 comments | 3992 Views

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Alameda County supervisors send new sales tax proposal to November ballot

Alameda County residents will decide in November whether they want to pay an additional half-cent on top of the current 9.25%...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 18 hours ago | 5 comments | 1615 Views

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Face mask incident involving campaigners causes stir at farmers' market

People campaigning for a local congressional candidate caused a stir by not wearing face masks at the Pleasanton Farmers'...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 19 hours ago | 32 comments | 3516 Views

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Pleasanton: Patient criteria change for COVID-19 regional testing site at fairgrounds

The COVID-19 regional testing site at the Alameda County Fairgrounds will be introducing new criteria to determine residents...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Bob Foster, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 7146 Views

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Letters

<B>'Policing in Pleasanton' article Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2020/07/31/letters...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 2, 2020 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DUSD Board Trustee Amy Miller will not seek re-election

The Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees will have at least one new member after the November general election,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Lori Beth E., on Aug 1, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 1436 Views

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Menlo Park names interim police chief: David Spiller, retired Pleasanton PD chief

Former Pleasanton police chief David Spiller will come out of retirement to take over as Menlo Park interim chief Friday....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by Bryant Annenberg , on Aug 1, 2020 at 8:58 am | 21 comments | 2004 Views

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Pleasanton hair salon protests to reopen

Workers from a Pleasanton hair salon were among a small group of hair stylists and salon owners who protested to reopen their...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Ron R., on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:41 pm | 8 comments | 3854 Views

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Mountains, markets and new friends

When the Frey family left Pleasanton for two years of teaching and attending school in Kazakhstan, they didn't know they...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by KSpeck, on Jul 31, 2020 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 1651 Views

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Editorial: Experiment aimed at improving tone and dialogue on our Town Square forum

Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1, participation in PleasantonWeekly.com's popular Town Square reader forum will be limited to those...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2020
Last comment by Barbara Costello, on Jul 31, 2020 at 2:42 pm | 17 comments | 2822 Views

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Trustee Jamie Yee running to retain seat on Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton Unified School District Trustee Jamie Yee is the second incumbent to seek another four-year term on the school...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 31, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 15 comments | 2222 Views

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Sen. Glazer calls for a second lockdown for most of California

Tri-Valley State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) is leaning on Gov. Gavin Newsom to enact another shelter-in-place policy for...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jul 31, 2020 at 9:14 am | 16 comments | 3049 Views

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Maher making another bid for Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton Unified School District Board President Steve Maher is taking another swing at four more years of leadership and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:03 am | 15 comments | 2598 Views

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Agitators vandalize county courthouse, police department in Oakland

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf chastised people who attended a protest over the weekend for vandalizing a police station and...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jul 29, 2020 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 888 Views

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Parent volunteer, high-tech worker Chong Wang running for Pleasanton school board

Chong Wang is the latest local resident to seek one of three open seats on the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jul 29, 2020 at 8:10 am | 17 comments | 4091 Views

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Livermore mayor zooms in on city's COVID-19 response during virtual State of the City speech

"This is different than I ever imagined," Livermore Mayor John Marchand said after removing his face mask to deliver his...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Hall, on Jul 28, 2020 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 3089 Views

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Second Alameda County sheriff's employee dies of COVID-19

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office confirmed late Friday night that a second employee of the department has died from COVID-19...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2020
Last comment by Rose, on Jul 27, 2020 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 3971 Views

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Four Foothill girls share passion for the arts

Late last year, four Foothill High freshmen realized they wanted to help younger students express themselves through writing...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2020
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Editorial: Consider running for local elected office

As we've said before this time of year, contested elections are invaluable. They enhance the public discourse around vital...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 26, 2020 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 2234 Views
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