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COVID news: Omicron variant cases confirmed in Alameda County

Alameda County and Berkeley public health officials said Friday they've identified five East Bay residents with the omicron...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
Last comment by buklau, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 694 Views

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Guns, public trust, death penalty among topics in Alameda County DA candidate forum

Three candidates vying to become Alameda County's next district attorney joined community group Livermore Indivisible in...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Dec 3, 2021 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2248 Views

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State water board to vote on mandatory statewide usage restrictions

California water regulators have proposed new emergency drought regulations that would prohibit a wide range of wasteful...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Dec 2, 2021 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 834 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Falcons reflect after close loss in NCS football title game

Foothill's 21-14 loss to Campolindo on Saturday in the NCS Division II football championship is a game, or more importantly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by , on Nov 30, 2021 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 3029 Views

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Another COVID holiday: Is California in a better place this year?

The answer is no in many parts of California: Eighteen counties, mostly rural ones, have more hospitalized COVID-19 patients...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2021
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 29, 2021 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 2472 Views

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Valley Views: Moi? In a fight? Let's learn from race in history, not get upset by it

I usually mind my own business when I overhear a conversation, but this wasn't the case last week in the swimming pool at...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Nov 26, 2021 at 7:34 pm | 10 comments | 4237 Views

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Fialho's farewell

The chapter is closing for Pleasanton's longest-serving city manager. Nelson Fialho is stepping down after 17 years leading...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2021
Last comment by Afolson, on Nov 26, 2021 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 4980 Views

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Bay Area district attorneys form alliance against organized retail theft

In response to recent organized theft schemes seen across the Bay Area this week, seven Bay Area district attorneys created...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Nov 24, 2021 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 4645 Views

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Western States science group recommends COVID-19 booster for all adults

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday announced that the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup is recommending that all...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 24, 2021 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 2232 Views

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Pleasanton, Dublin switch to renewable power plan under East Bay Community Energy

Pleasanton and Dublin are among seven Bay Area cities to support combating climate change by switching their electricity...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 24, 2021 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 4175 Views

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Nine break into Pleasanton mall overnight, but leave empty-handed with jewelry store gated

As several large shopping centers have been targeted by looters en masse in the Bay Area in recent days, the Stoneridge Mall...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by CWM, on Nov 23, 2021 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 18906 Views

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Understanding the debate behind California's new math framework

In the push to help more students thrive in science, tech, engineering and math, California is working to change the way...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 20, 2021 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 3489 Views

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Alameda County announces new vaccine requirement for first responders

First responders and medical transport workers in Alameda County will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 13, 2021 at 6:56 pm | 5 comments | 2686 Views

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Catalytic converter theft ring busted by Tri-Valley police

Almost a year after a watchful citizen first tipped off local authorities, several individuals were recently arrested in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 11, 2021 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 7181 Views

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Pleasanton: Council reviews suggested strategies for city's Climate Action Plan 2.0

Two sets of primary and secondary actions recommended for addressing climate change in Pleasanton were presented to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Nov 10, 2021 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 3978 Views

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Driver dies in crash with light pole overnight in Pleasanton

A driver was killed after losing control of her car and crashing into a light pole along West Las Positas Boulevard on Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jo, on Nov 10, 2021 at 8:03 am | 4 comments | 12736 Views

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Publisher's Note -- The future matters: Membership drive underway to support local journalism, nonprofits

We are holding a Fall Membership Drive. Through Nov. 11, we are asking at least 200 readers to join the thousands of their...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Nov 9, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 3443 Views

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Details emerge about suspect, robberies before arrest at Pleasanton mall

A 22-year-old Oakland man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of at least two robberies in the Bay Area, including one in...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by buklau, on Nov 8, 2021 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 4108 Views

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Mental health pilot program tops a packed City Council agenda

A packed agenda for the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday includes voting items concerning school resource officer and mental...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 5, 2021 at 12:01 pm | 7 comments | 2827 Views

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What a Week -- Pass those bills: How legislation from Bauer-Kahan and Glazer performed this year

I recently went back through the results for bills authored by State Senator Steve Glazer and Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Nov 4, 2021 at 6:53 pm | 13 comments | 3540 Views
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