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New district attorney reopens fatal Pleasanton PD shooting probe

Alameda County DA Pamela Price's newly created Public Accountability Unit will reopen the investigation of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2023
Last comment by cs, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 2377 Views

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BART on the brink? Future of agency likely to hinge on voter-approved funding measure, officials say

Barring a sudden return to pre-pandemic ridership levels, BART's long-term future will likely hinge on a future ballot measure...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2023
Last comment by John Collins, on Jan 30, 2023 at 11:09 pm | 1 comment | 2421 Views

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Swalwell fires back after removal from House Intelligence Committee

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell responded to newly elected House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's decision to reject him from reappointment...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2023
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 30, 2023 at 8:17 pm | 3 comments | 2599 Views

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Rep. Schiff, a Monte Vista alum, running for U.S. Senate

U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, who was raised in Alamo and graduated from Monte Vista High School in Danville, this week announced...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2023
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jan 29, 2023 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1039 Views

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Guest Opinion: History repeats itself over housing in Pleasanton

The majority of this council imposed density limits that will force PUSD to use state law AB 2295 to do what is fiscally...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Vin Kruttiventi, on Jan 29, 2023 at 9:51 am | 10 comments | 2929 Views

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A 'Pick-it-All' Update

A Town Square article about people picking up neighborhood trash was published in the August 19th 2022 print edition of the...

Original post made by Frank Napoleon on Jan. 23, 2023
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on Jan 24, 2023 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 395 Views

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Around the Valley: Work to avoid nuclear fallout

A recent Pleasanton City Council City vote to deny an increase in density -- and then lowering the density -- on Housing...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by SHale99, on Jan 19, 2023 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 2649 Views

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​​Lawmakers concerned Newsom's budget will delay climate, transportation projects

Bay Area lawmakers are concerned about the governor's proposal to cut nearly $22.5 billion from the state budget, a move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by MichaelB, on Jan 16, 2023 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1183 Views

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County supervisors on way to banning criminal background checks for potential tenants

An ordinance passed Tuesday by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors is expected to curb homelessness in the county, according...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Jan 15, 2023 at 7:06 am | 13 comments | 4396 Views

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What a Week: New DA and new sheriff

Law enforcement leadership looks a lot different at the county level this month. New District Attorney Pamela Price and Sheriff...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2023
Last comment by MichaelB, on Jan 14, 2023 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 3281 Views

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News Digest: I-680 work called off | MLK Fellowship Breakfast | Niles Canyon Road reopens | Women's Hall of Fame nominees

With the ongoing rainstorms, Caltrans has postponed the closure on northbound Interstate 680 in the Tri-Valley that had been...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 13, 2023 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1733 Views

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Facing RHNA: Tri-Valley local officials discuss next housing elements

Cities in the Tri-Valley are gearing up to submit their housing plans, but how much control do cities have over building...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2023
Last comment by Jocelyn Combs, on Jan 3, 2023 at 11:41 am | 7 comments | 4220 Views

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Around the Valley: A servant leader

It's not that Kathy Narum served Pleasanton residents for more than 20 years, the number of meetings or accomplishments the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by Jamie, on Dec 30, 2022 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

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2022 Year in Review Part II: July to December

That's just the tip of the iceberg of the many significant stories we highlighted between July and December. Catch up on...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Dec 30, 2022 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 3713 Views

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Plane crashes near Livermore Airport on Christmas Eve

An airplane crashed into property just east of the Livermore Municipal Airport, injuring the solo pilot late on Christmas...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2022
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Livermore teachers seek 10.9% ongoing salary increase

Representatives from the Livermore Education Association were joined by more than 200 members at last week's school board...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2022
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 26, 2022 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

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What a Week: Happy birthday

To my son turns 1 today. And what a year it has been. We've had the honor of watching him grow, almost every day it seems,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2022
Last comment by Deborah, on Dec 24, 2022 at 2:55 am | 4 comments | 2534 Views

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New all-wheel pump track set to roll into Livermore

An all-wheel pump track is coming to Livermore's Sunken Gardens Skate Park in 2023, following the Livermore Area Recreation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2022
Last comment by Kat, on Dec 22, 2022 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2959 Views

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Dublin police investigating armed robbery at Mike's Camera store

On Dec. 14 Dublin Police Services responded to reports of an armed robbery at Mike's Camera store. Five individuals were...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2022
Last comment by Swagu, on Dec 22, 2022 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2977 Views

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California one of 18 states to reach $5.7 billion opioid settlement with Walgreens

California Attorney General Rob Bonta, alongside 17 other attorneys general, has announced a $5.7 billion settlement agreement...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2022
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Dec 21, 2022 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 1874 Views
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