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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board gets more clarity on reopening plans

A final strategy for reopening Pleasanton Unified School District in fall is still emerging, but it became clearer how that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Needy, 3 minutes ago | 99 comments | 7311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area victims' attorney seeks to oust legendary Pleasanton swim coach

An attorney representing several sexual abuse victims in a lawsuit has demanded the removal of Pleasanton Seahawks coach...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Those sabbaticals, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 4329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams

After the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams to save money in the face...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Spudly, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Police Chief Harris is retiring next month

After a career spanning 30 years in law enforcement, Livermore Police Chief Michael Harris announced on Wednesday that he...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Olorin, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1156 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture

Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Ridiculous , 19 hours ago | 90 comments | 12762 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police arrest ex-president of Livermore Little League for embezzlement

A former president of Livermore Little League has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $22,000 from the youth...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Jose Jimenez, on Jul 8, 2020 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 3668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man's drunk-driving murder convictions overturned on appeal

A Livermore man sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing a woman and her child in a drunk-driving...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 8, 2020 at 5:32 am | 2 comments | 2412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tri-Valley doctor shot, killed while off-roading in Sierra County

A Tri-Valley doctor died after being shot while off-roading with his teenage son in a rural area in Sierra County during...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Greg, on Jul 7, 2020 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 9100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Driver dies after crashing off Mount Diablo roadway

A Danville woman died on Independence Day after her SUV went off Summit Road while coming down Mount Diablo and fell hundreds...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Carole Lee Manning, on Jul 7, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: Scout makes face shields for front-line workers

These days, Pleasanton's Kai Gottschalk is living up to the slogan of the Boy Scouts of America -- "Do a good turn daily"...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jul 6, 2020 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2047 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: No trust in trustees, no unity in Dublin Unified

Unfortunately, with the current board -- which can graciously be described as a dysfunctional train wreck -- it will be extraordinarily...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by Frustrated Dubliner, on Jul 6, 2020 at 11:15 am | 23 comments | 3259 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Mask up, Pleasanton' -- City Council video urges face coverings amid COVID-19

Pleasanton city officials are urging residents to wear face masks in public after a week of halted reopenings and an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 6, 2020 at 12:29 am | 21 comments | 4398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DMV office in Pleasanton closed for repairs; temporary location opening at mall

The California DMV field office at 6300 W. Las Positas Blvd. closed last week for renovations, an estimated two-month-long...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by Grumpy, on Jul 5, 2020 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area officials urge residents to stay safe, stay home on Fourth of July

With Fourth of July fireworks shows and parades being canceled to stop the spread of COVID-19, Bay Area officials are asking...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by tim, on Jul 4, 2020 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: The time for the first community debate on policing in Pleasanton is now

This precursor meeting some time in July, where the council will apparently try to limit public comment to only the draft...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 3, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 30 comments | 3641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair holds 2020 competitions -- online

The Alameda County Fair was canceled this year due to the coronavirus but its beloved competitions were still held, garnering...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by prdgrndba, on Jul 3, 2020 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jerry Pentin for Mayor

I am a long time member of Bike East Bay and I have known Jerry for years. I read a recent article in the Weekly that said...

Original post made by For Jerry P on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 3, 2020 at 8:55 am | 12 comments | 973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Marken abruptly resigns from Dublin Unified School District

Superintendent Dave Marken has handed in his resignation to the Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees, marking...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Dublin Resident In the Know, on Jul 2, 2020 at 6:46 pm | 15 comments | 9378 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Report finds Zone 7 drinking water exceeded standards in 2019

Tri-Valley residents might be happy to know the quality of their drinking water met, and often exceeded, all state and federal...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Jul 2, 2020 at 5:39 am | 5 comments | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton residents turn out en masse for downtown reopening

Thousands turned out for downtown Pleasanton's grand reopening event on Friday, which saw downtown restaurants and businesses...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 1, 2020 at 7:53 pm | 56 comments | 30242 Views
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