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State officials encourage flu shots as flu season begins in earnest

State public health officials urged residents this week to get a flu vaccine, especially if they are part of a high-risk...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2021
Last comment by John, 36 minutes ago | 5 comments | 813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Salaries and benefits for the PUSD superintendent and assistants

This information is a matter of public record; however, it's remarkably hard to find. Most people aren't aware of the...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 18, 2021
Last comment by Home Grown, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 154 Views

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Dublin: Eco-Hero urges youth to enter her film fest

Dublin resident Romal Mitr, a junior at Quarry Lane, believes in the power of film as passionately as she cares about the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Oct 18, 2021 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1765 Views

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Police release preliminary IDs for man and woman found dead in car in Pleasanton last month

Pleasanton police have preliminary identifications for the two people who were found dead last month in a car parked on Pimlico...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by OldDeadRoger, on Oct 17, 2021 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 10727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Community Responds to needs for Afghan refugees.

The Tri-Valley community responded in a huge way to a call for 50 Kitchen Kits from the IRC (International Rescue Committee)....

Original post made by Ken+mano on Oct. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers union votes 'overwhelmingly' to authorize strike

After months of tense labor negotiations, members of the Association of Pleasanton Teachers 'overwhelmingly' authorized a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2021 at 5:42 pm | 32 comments | 14769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing officials launch program to ease building of in-law units in unincorporated Alameda County

Housing officials in Alameda County have launched a program that aims to add 18 affordable housing units in unincorporated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2021 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1571 Views

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California pulls the plug on gas-powered leaf blowers under new law

Nearly three decades after Peninsula cities began enacting bans on gas-powered leaf blowers, the effort has found a foothold...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2021 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 3939 Views

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Pleasanton mandates 15% water reduction as community faces worsening drought

Pleasanton residents and businesses are now required to cut their potable water usage by 15% compared to last year, after...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Oct 17, 2021 at 12:04 am | 28 comments | 8286 Views

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What a Week: Remembering Bob Butler, former Pleasanton mayor and councilman

Many with long ties to the Pleasanton community are mourning after the recent death of former mayor and councilmember Bob...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Tom Richert, on Oct 15, 2021 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 2805 Views

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Fun for everyone: Pleasanton council reviews design options for all-abilities playground

After months of public input on two design concepts for Pleasanton's planned first all-abilities playground at Ken Mercer...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2021
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 13, 2021 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 4034 Views

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Alameda County supervisors to discuss A's ballpark proposal later this month

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is planning to discuss later this month possibly crucial financing for a proposal...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 12, 2021 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 3451 Views

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Negotiations still up in the air for Pleasanton Unified and teachers union

Pleasanton Unified School District and the Association of Pleasanton Teachers, which represents certificated staff members,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Truth, on Oct 11, 2021 at 10:00 pm | 44 comments | 9450 Views

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Police: Cellphone (hands-free) at play for driver in San Ramon crash that killed NFL's Knapp

The driver who caused the summertime crash that killed NFL assistant coach Greg Knapp was glancing at his hands-free cellphone...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2021
Last comment by Gene, on Oct 11, 2021 at 10:07 am | 5 comments | 6759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Views: Come back, customer service

It all started with the gas pumps ... OK, I adjusted to pumping my own gas. Now my challenge is self-checkouts in the grocery...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 8, 2021 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 2603 Views

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Drought: Water rates for DSRSD customers to increase next month

With reservoir levels shrinking during another 'critically dry year, Stage 2 water shortage rates will go into effect next...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Oct 8, 2021 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 3154 Views

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Amazon buys large property for planned warehouse in East Pleasanton

Amazon recently acquired a large swath of undeveloped land in East Pleasanton for about $75 million and plans to open a distribution...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 7, 2021 at 8:15 am | 32 comments | 23622 Views

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Pleasanton council expected to declare water shortage, mandate 15% reductions in use

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to declare a local drought emergency and water shortage, along with imposing a 15%...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 6, 2021 at 7:25 pm | 8 comments | 3761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Positas College breaks ground on new Measure A projects

Las Positas College in Livermore will soon have an academic support and office building, public safety complex/advanced manufacturing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2060 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Amador, Foothill set sights on football division titles as league play begins

Can each of the Pleasanton schools win an EBAL title? Absolutely, but it will be tougher for the Dons in the incredibly tough...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by trios, on Oct 5, 2021 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 3038 Views
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