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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Policy advocate Kristie Wang campaigning for Livermore school board

Public policy advocate Kristie Wang, who gained attention over the past two years as a leader in the local fight against...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Heather Hammer, on Sep 4, 2020 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 4247 Views

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Governor announces new statewide reopening process during COVID-19 pandemic

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a revamped statewide process Friday for counties to reopen things like businesses and schools...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 3, 2020 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 3614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin volunteer Michael Utsumi joins Trustee Area 4 school board race

Bay Area native Michael Utsumi is hopeful his long-term volunteer experience in Dublin schools will pay off by winning the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by KSpeck, on Sep 3, 2020 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 4354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton city leaders mull changes to local policing

Pleasanton residents asked the city for more change to the Pleasanton Police Department's use-of-force policies and to establish...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Juan Hidalgo Garcia Jr, on Sep 2, 2020 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments | 4574 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Remembering my friend, Mark Clay

So, when you lose one of that special group, it is as if you lost a family member. When I got the call from longtime friend...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Mike Geib, on Sep 2, 2020 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 4367 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton business owner opens up about embezzlement by member of inner circle

More than a year after the owner discovered an employee embezzled over $130,000 from the Pleasanton-based company, Bennett...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Willy, on Sep 2, 2020 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 7585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board discusses 'significant' attendance drop on first day of school

Remote learning started recently at Pleasanton Unified School District but a large number of students were missing from online...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, on Sep 2, 2020 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 6211 Views

AROUND TOWN

So when can I get my hair done?

I can't go into a hair salon in Pleasanton to get a wash and cut, but Nancy Pelosi can. See this: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pelosi-san-francisco-hair-salon-owner-calls-it-...

Original post made by Nicki on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by James Michael, on Sep 1, 2020 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 688 Views

AROUND TOWN

new TV station--Unbiased hopefully

I saw a program about a new station we can get here in PLeasanton, starting tonight, on channels 33 or 775 HD. It is called...

Original post made by Nicki on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Nicki, on Sep 1, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hair Salons

Any know if the women's hair salons in San Ramon and Danville (Contra Costa County) are open for inside appointments since...

Original post made by Nicki on Aug. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 620 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sri Muppidi is 'keen on bringing new ideas' to Dublin City Council

Longtime local Sri Muppidi said she is "keen on bringing new ideas and a unique perspective" -- including a multi-faceted...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 31, 2020 at 5:33 am | 1 comment | 6224 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tech professional, Amador alum Monith Ilavarasan running for Pleasanton mayor

Pleasanton native Monith Ilavarasan is hoping to shake up city politics by offering "a more youthful and diverse energy"...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Aug 27, 2020 at 10:19 pm | 32 comments | 10647 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Pleasanton native Lemoine gets first taste of MLS action

At only 20 years old, Pleasanton's Nico Lemoine has experienced more on the soccer field than most people will in their entire...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by MurphSoccer, on Aug 27, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 5184 Views

AROUND TOWN

EMAIL SERVER HAS BEEN HACKED

An email server impacting tens of thousands has been hacked. If you know me, and have exchanged emails with me, you will...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 26, 2020
There are no comments yet. 692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Kenna Moirao, Dublin elementary school teacher

Dublin Unified School District is mourning the loss of one of its own as Kenna Moirao, a longtime educator who taught third...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Erika, on Aug 26, 2020 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 6939 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SCU Lightning Complex fires now at over 363,000 acres, 15% contained

The SCU Lightning Complex fires burning in several East Bay and Central Valley counties is now the second-largest fire in...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 25, 2020 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 3719 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Slight growth in SCU Lightning fires as weather turns more favorable overnight

The SCU Lightning Complex fires continued to rage into their second week south of the Tri-Valley, but weather conditions...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 25, 2020 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 4725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retired teacher Mary Jo Carreon enters Pleasanton school board race

Newly retired local school teacher Mary Jo Carreon recently filed to run as the fifth and final contender for Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 24, 2020 at 11:11 pm | 8 comments | 6155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

#ArtForGeorgeFloyd project

Chabot College instructor Dee Dee Stephens and her colleague Courtney Lloyd have established a virtual protest called the...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by Craig, on Aug 24, 2020 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1568 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Welcome home!'

A Pleasanton neighborhood joined together last Friday to celebrate one of their own returning home following a lengthy battle...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1192 Views
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