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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: City rejects proposed five-story building on Harrison Street

A potential five-story, mixed-use building on the edge of downtown Pleasanton that drew protest from some residents was rejected...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by MattSullivan, on Feb 21, 2022 at 9:00 am | 14 comments | 7327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cyclist dies in crash with SUV on Mines Road south of Livermore

A bicyclist was killed Sunday afternoon after colliding with an SUV on Mines Road in a remote area south of Livermore, according...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2022
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Feb 20, 2022 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 9547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: 'Coming soon' -- Flyer misinformation reinforces need to ask questions

We didn't know if we were dealing with an honest mistake or intentional disinformation when we saw a flyer announcing a five-story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2022
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Feb 20, 2022 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 5120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local mountain bikers stage protest against trail restrictions at Pleasanton Ridge

Dozens of mountain bikers gathered together at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park earlier this month to call attention to what...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by Gee, on Feb 19, 2022 at 7:12 pm | 12 comments | 7391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council approves blueprint for Weekend on Main street closures

Outdoor dining and shopping downtown are poised for a big comeback this year, after the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2022
Last comment by My opinion, on Feb 17, 2022 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 4828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment down 700 students at Pleasanton Unified over past five years

Pleasanton Unified School District has lost approximately 700 students over the past five years, particularly at the elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by Former PUSD Family, on Feb 17, 2022 at 10:22 am | 10 comments | 2843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore PD's stop-and-arrest report finds 'no pattern of racial or ethnic disparity'

The Livermore City Council received a report Monday on an outside consultant's analysis of recent police department's stop-and-arrest...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2022
Last comment by MichaelB, on Feb 17, 2022 at 7:27 am | 1 comment | 1888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Parents lose patience over school mask mandate

Since state health officials decreed the end of the mask mandate for restaurants and grocery stores last week, frustrated...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 16, 2022 at 10:29 pm | 22 comments | 3282 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State sues Tesla alleging widespread racial discrimination against Black workers at Fremont plant

The state's DFEH brought suit last week against Tesla Inc., accusing the company of a far-reaching and pervasive pattern...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Authorities ID cyclist killed in Mines Road crash south of Livermore

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office on Friday confirmed the identity of the woman who died after her...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 16, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 7 comments | 7871 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin: Sheriff's deputy dies after suffering medical emergency on duty

Deputy Aubrey Phillips, a Dublin resident who had been assigned to her city's beat for the past seven months, died after...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Feb 16, 2022 at 6:08 am | 2 comments | 7179 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Community group to host forum with Alameda County Sheriff candidates

The three candidates in the running to become Alameda County's next sheriff are set to debate key issues in a virtual forum...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Feb 15, 2022 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 3412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART likely to need new funding source beyond fare revenue in coming years, budget officials say

BART will likely need a new funding source in the coming years, the transit agency's budget officials said Thursday, as relying...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by MichaelB, on Feb 15, 2022 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 2427 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Valley Views: Deadlines adieu

What will I do with my time in retirement? Not to worry. So many good books to read and great friends to spend time. Writing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by balletdancer, on Feb 12, 2022 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2916 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton approves grant program for downtown parklets

A parklet grant program to support restaurants that want to permanently expand their outdoor dining in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by DublinMike, on Feb 12, 2022 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 2965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Students Compete in Annual Rotary Speech Contest

Three Tri-Valley high school students drew on firsthand experiences for the theme “Serve to Change Lives” to win Rotary...

Original post made by Jim Brice on Feb. 10, 2022
There are no comments yet. 432 Views

AROUND TOWN

“Utterly Without Merit”

Save Livermore Downtown wasted everyone's time and money. Their lawsuit against affordable housing was denied last Friday...

Original post made by Alan Marling on Feb. 10, 2022
There are no comments yet. 391 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State's indoor mask mandate to expire for most vaccinated residents

California will roll back its mask requirement next week for vaccinated residents in most indoor spaces, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2022
Last comment by Rich K., on Feb 9, 2022 at 2:48 pm | 4 comments | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local nonprofit Hively announces sudden leadership change

Pleasanton-based child and family support nonprofit Hively is in the midst of an apparently abrupt leadership transition,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2022
Last comment by Shelley, on Feb 7, 2022 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 6274 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council debates housing site inventory, again postpones final vote on list

An anticipated vote on a final site inventory list for Pleasanton's next Housing Element update was delayed again after the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2022
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Feb 7, 2022 at 12:16 pm | 7 comments | 3238 Views
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