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Around the Valley: A chance of rain

Unexpected rainy days happen. We recently experienced an unexpected June rain. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2022
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Jun 19, 2022 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2999 Views


California legislators want to help you buy a house with down payment, 'shared equity'

Legislators propose a $1-billion-a-year down payment program for first-time buyers, given the high cost of housing and rising...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 17, 2022 at 8:20 pm | 1 comment | 4352 Views


Pleasanton council to decide whether police should continue using military equipment

The Pleasanton City Council is set to introduce an ordinance Tuesday to approve a policy that would allow the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 16, 2022 at 7:09 am | 9 comments | 2390 Views


Pleasanton school board reviews learning programs for students with disabilities

Parents with children who have dyslexia pleaded with Pleasanton school board members last week to speed up the process of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2022
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jun 14, 2022 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 4086 Views


Pleasanton Preps: Remembering 'Dr. B' George Baljevich, a legend in Tri-Valley local sports

George Baljevich -- "Dr. B" -- was such an iconic figure in Pleasanton that locally he was every bit as well-known as John...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by Marc Ackerman, on Jun 11, 2022 at 4:53 pm | 13 comments | 12641 Views


Middle school students in Pleasanton organize walkout to protest gun violence

More than 300 students at Hart Middle School participated in a walkout Tuesday morning in response to the mass shooting in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by MichaelB, on Jun 11, 2022 at 8:41 am | 20 comments | 5902 Views


PG&E warns of possible heat-related outages; CASIO says no plans for Flex Alert

PG&E is encouraging customers around the Bay Area to prepare for excessive heat Friday that could contribute to power outages,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Erlinda , on Jun 10, 2022 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views


Alameda County to reinstate indoor mask mandate tomorrow

Alameda County health officials are once again requiring people to wear masks in most indoor public settings starting tomorrow...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2022
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on Jun 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 32 comments | 6195 Views


Civil rights attorney Price, chief assistant DA Wiley to go head-to-head in runoff for district attorney

In a crowded contest for Alameda County DA, civil rights attorney Pamela Price led as the frontrunner with 39.46% of votes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Joe V, on Jun 10, 2022 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 3236 Views


Back in the saddle again: Livermore Rodeo returns this weekend

The Livermore Rodeo tradition is set to return this weekend after a two-year hiatus. New Rodeo Association President Sheila...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jun 8, 2022 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 2557 Views


Election preview: Alameda County District Attorney

Alameda County has a wide-open field -- for the first time in recent memory -- to elect its next district attorney, with...

Original post made on May. 22, 2022
Last comment by Joe Reed, on Jun 7, 2022 at 12:04 pm | 5 comments | 7996 Views


Staying Healthy: Tri-Valley mom turns to activism during son's drug battle

Jacqui Berlinn had been quiet about her son's battle with drug addiction, until a picture she saw on social media -- and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by Pton Resident, on Jun 6, 2022 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 3840 Views


Highlighting Native American creativity, culture

The Bankhead Art Gallery is showcasing works from some of the area's most talented artists of Native American descent now...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jun 5, 2022 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 3286 Views


Pleasanton council to discuss budget update, funding for capital projects

The Pleasanton City Council will review the midterm budget update Tuesday which could help fund projects such as a new skate...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jun 3, 2022 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 2015 Views


Around the Valley: Contradictions and consequences

Please understand, I am not taking a stance on candidates, issues or anything of a political nature here. This is about perceived...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by FactChecker, on Jun 3, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 515 Views


Preserving Legacy

If Joan Seppala and Jean King wish to be remembered in the Tri-Valley for their good works, they should stop obstructing...

Original post made by Alan Marling on Jun. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 533 Views


Soros-backed PAC spends $1.95 million on local DA campaign

A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has contributed more than $1.95 million to Diana...

Original post made on May. 29, 2022
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 1, 2022 at 7:17 pm | 5 comments | 6880 Views


After Texas shooting: A call to 'advance our resolve'

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top Democrats vowed to "expedite" the gun control bills currently moving through the Legislature. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 1, 2022 at 7:09 pm | 10 comments | 1864 Views


Taxpayer group, nonprofit sue to stop Valley Link project

Two groups have teamed up in a lawsuit to stop development of the Valley Link commuter light rail system, which proposes...

Original post made on May. 31, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on May 31, 2022 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 4645 Views


'If you don't pray, you learn how to pray'

Now, at 97 years old, Danville resident Joe Alvarez can look back at what was gained and what was lost personally and in...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Wendee Heinrich, on May 28, 2022 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 3079 Views
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