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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 | 4098 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 27052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 6039 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 | 5273 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 | 5961 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 | 2475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 8779 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 | 5349 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 | 6492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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
There are no comments yet. 3682 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 9353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton USD will take learning online when school starts next month

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted during its Tuesday night meeting that all students...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by Remote learning , on Jul 25, 2020 at 9:46 pm | 124 comments | 14753 Views

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Livermore Farmers' Market selects new manager, slated to reopen July 9

Livermore Downtown Inc. has officially reached agreement with a new manager for its farmers' market, selecting Foragers Market...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Margi Kubiak, on Jul 25, 2020 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 7495 Views

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Pleasanton: Mental health matters take center stage in city's policing discussion

Nearly 100 residents weighed in about the overall performance and service of the Pleasanton Police Department at a virtual...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by urmomz, on Jul 24, 2020 at 4:04 pm | 39 comments | 7732 Views

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Former Pleasanton banker appointed to lead California Pollution Control Financing Authority

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma recently appointed former Pleasanton banker Nancee Robles as executive director of the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 23, 2020 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 4049 Views

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Pleasanton: Johnny the steer takes top honors at fair

Hailey Maggy, although only 9, is experienced with livestock. A member of Abbie 4-H Club, she raised Johnny, who was named...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Grumpy, on Jul 23, 2020 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 5272 Views

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Pleasanton council hosting community listening session on policing Tuesday night

Pleasanton residents will have the chance to share their opinions with the City Council on any and all police-related issues...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Martin, on Jul 23, 2020 at 8:52 am | 12 comments | 3904 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce holding virtual trade show

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a virtual trade show promoting members of its "Circle of Influence" now through...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2388 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: CIF postpones high school sports, likely until spring term

The California Interscholastic Federation on Monday announced a timeline that postpones fall sports until likely the spring...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Todd, on Jul 21, 2020 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 4692 Views

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Dublin police mourning K-9 Officer Arrack

Police K-9 Officer Arrack, who served with Dublin police for just over two years, died earlier this month shortly after being...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by Scott, on Jul 21, 2020 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 4079 Views
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