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Family of missing teen Sydney West offers $10,000 reward for information leading to her return

The family of 19-year-old Sydney 'Syd' West, a former Foothill High School student who went missing in San Francisco last...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by Saundra Allman, on Feb 3, 2021 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 9768 Views

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BART seeks new life for its old train cars

After nearly 50 years, BART is retiring all of its legacy train cars and is now seeking ideas from the public to find new...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2021
Last comment by Mica, on Feb 3, 2021 at 8:33 am | 3 comments | 2741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified students can return after Alameda County reaches red tier

As case rates of COVID-19 continue to slow in Alameda County, the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees voted...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 2, 2021 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 8213 Views

AROUND TOWN

What a Week: Anniversary debut for editor's new column

This marks the debut of my new "What a Week" column, a spot for me to reflect biweekly on goings-on in the Tri-Valley with...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2021
Last comment by Deborah, on Feb 1, 2021 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 3585 Views

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Union wants ‘purple’ county schools to stay closed

The California Teachers Association has told Governor Gavin Newsom that the union wants schools in counties with high Covid-19...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 1, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 3 comments | 3781 Views

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Brand-new athletic facilities await Granada High students' return to campus

The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District celebrated the completion of new state-of-the-art athletic and aquatic...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by Silverfox, on Jan 28, 2021 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 4255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified aligns reopening plans with new state criteria

Plans for Pleasanton Unified School District students to resume in-person learning while Alameda County is in the purple...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by fatherof4husbandof1, on Jan 28, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 5134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Police Department saying goodbye to longtime Capt. Craig Eicher

The Pleasanton Police Department will bid farewell to longtime Capt. Craig Eicher when he retires at the end of the week,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by Tom Fox, on Jan 27, 2021 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 4173 Views

RESTAURANTS

California health leaders lift regional stay-at-home orders

The California Department of Public Health ended regional stay-at-home orders on Monday morning, effective immediately for...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by very trying times, on Jan 27, 2021 at 10:08 am | 10 comments | 5350 Views

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Las Positas College offering low-cost business certificate program

Tri-Valley residents can boost their business skills in several months by earning tuition-free, noncredit business certificates...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2021
Last comment by , on Jan 27, 2021 at 3:51 am | 1 comment | 2240 Views

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Niles Canyon Railway crew rescues cow stuck in ravine

With the help of neighbors and heavy machinery, Niles Canyon Railway volunteers rescued a cow on Sunday that slid down a...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 26, 2021 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 4390 Views

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Reopen Schools BUT

After reading “Tim Talk” in the January 15th Pleasanton Weekly, I was disturbed by the simplistic premise outlined in...

Original post made by Craig Kelso on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Jan 26, 2021 at 7:30 am | 9 comments | 2137 Views

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Pleasanton: City to align ADU impact fees with new state law

Proposed changes to the city's master fee schedule for accessory dwelling units (ADUs) will be considered during a public...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Linda Kelly, on Jan 23, 2021 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 4545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pelosi picks Swalwell as impeachment manager

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) was selected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve as an impeachment manager...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by James Michael, on Jan 22, 2021 at 7:13 pm | 9 comments | 3978 Views

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Pleasanton: NASA retiree shares life lessons

Donald G. James, a longtime Pleasanton resident who retired from NASA after more than three decades, says manners are more...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Carl Britto, on Jan 22, 2021 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 3999 Views

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Explore the outdoors with Discover Diablo

Save Mount Diablo has announced its 2021 Discover Diablo hike series, which has added hikes, rock climbing and mountain biking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Margo, on Jan 22, 2021 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 3438 Views

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Coronavirus vaccines continue to roll out in Pleasanton

Spirits are high for those who have received the coronavirus vaccine, with front-line healthcare workers, first responders...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Rich, on Jan 22, 2021 at 7:29 am | 8 comments | 13579 Views

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Fate of Livermore's Equity and Inclusion Working Group still undecided

The city of Livermore is accepting new applications for its Equity and Inclusion Working Group following a City Council update...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by Jackie C, on Jan 22, 2021 at 6:27 am | 6 comments | 3529 Views

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Bay Area Realtors join new NorCal multiple listing service alliance

Tri-Valley real estate brokers, agents and appraisers have formed an alliance with peers throughout north-central California...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Jan 21, 2021 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 4096 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bay Area's ICU capacity below 1%; stay-at-home order likely to be extended

Less than 1% of the Bay Area's intensive care unit beds remain available amid the region's latest coronavirus surge, Gov....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Jan 21, 2021 at 9:22 am | 16 comments | 3567 Views
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