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The First Asian American Settlement Was Established by Filipino Fishermen

The fishing village in marshlands of present-day Louisiana was settled by the so-called Manilamen as early as 1763. The...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 16 Views

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Gasoline Pricing

There are rumors that there will be a gas shortage this summer. In the upper mid west (Dakotas) the price of gasoline...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 29, 2021 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 103 Views

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RE: Derek Chauvin verdict

Accountability. We can't bring back George Floyd, but today we got accountability for his murder and accountability is the...

Original post made by Isaiah Campbell, Tri-Valley for Black Lives on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Apr 22, 2021 at 9:39 am | 21 comments | 946 Views

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Letters

Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2021/03/12/letters posted Friday, March 12, 2021,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Rich, on Mar 19, 2021 at 9:10 pm | 6 comments | 787 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Remembering my friend, Scott Kinney

This is one of those things that sets the Kinney family apart. They decided not to hide from the moment. They wanted the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 2, 2021 at 7:59 pm | 5 comments | 16188 Views

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Funding for Alzheimer's

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the miraculous power of prioritizing the funding of medical research. Without such...

Original post made by Nick W on Mar. 1, 2021
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Black History Month in 2021

Even with pandemic restrictions, Black History Month celebrations carry on here, taking shape virtually through webinars...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by Margaret , on Feb 19, 2021 at 6:23 am | 1 comment | 2113 Views

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Pleasanton school board to revisit reopening elementary sites

The Pleasanton school board will hear a report on reopening Pleasanton Unified School District elementary sites, as well...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 4, 2021 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 5095 Views

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An Ignored Minority’s Reflection in 2020

155 years ago, around 15,000 Chinese workers were recruited to ease the labor shortage in the greatest engineering project...

Original post made by Grace Li on Dec. 27, 2020
Last comment by Mica, on Jan 2, 2021 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 540 Views

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Alameda, Contra Costa among counties moved to purple tier as governor pulls 'emergency brake' on reopening plans

Most of the Bay Area's counties will move into more-restrictive reopening tiers this week as the state attempts to extinguish...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 21, 2020 at 6:45 pm | 21 comments | 16502 Views

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Tim Talk: Hopyard Road startup announces potentially unlimited clean energy

Pleasanton-based NDB, Inc. last week announced what could be a game-changing advance in battery technology -- a battery powered...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2020
There are no comments yet. 820 Views

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Swalwell co-chairs inaugural meeting of Critical Materials Caucus

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) co-chaired the inaugural gathering of the new Critical Materials Caucus...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Oct 7, 2020 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2971 Views

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Tri-Valley community bands together for family of eight

The Etimad family has been through much since losing their patriarch in a car crash a year and a half ago but things are...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2020
Last comment by Barbara Hill, on Oct 7, 2020 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 5379 Views

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Trump Won

The question regarding Law and Order: Trump won! Biden was a no show on the question regarding Law and Order....

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 29, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Oct 5, 2020 at 9:17 pm | 10 comments | 643 Views

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Sri Muppidi is 'keen on bringing new ideas' to Dublin City Council

Longtime local Sri Muppidi said she is "keen on bringing new ideas and a unique perspective" -- including a multi-faceted...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 31, 2020 at 5:33 am | 1 comment | 5111 Views

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Evacuation warning issued for unincorporated south/east Tri-Valley

Cal Fire has issued an evacuation warning for rural unincorporated Tri-Valley generally south of I-580 and east of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2020
Last comment by Evac Zone enlarged Sunday morning, on Aug 23, 2020 at 11:17 am | 6 comments | 82031 Views

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Pleasanton council to mull positions on state legislation

Following recent delay, the Pleasanton City Council is expected to review and consider the city's legislative framework with...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by RonnieF, on Aug 19, 2020 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

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Seniors Series: 101 years old and 'No Regrets'

Two members of the local DAR Jose Maria Amador Chapter from Pleasanton took part in the No Regrets Tour when it came through...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by , on Aug 11, 2020 at 4:53 am | 1 comment | 2069 Views

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Faced with dying Californians and withering businesses, Gov. Newsom steers a middle path. Can it last?

As coronavirus infections and deaths rise dramatically, the Democratic governor navigates pressure to both tighten restrictions...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by , on Aug 11, 2020 at 4:52 am | 1 comment | 3451 Views

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Seniors Series: Calling all homebound seniors

As sheltering in place finishes its fifth month, Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley works to make sure no one is left...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by , on Aug 11, 2020 at 4:52 am | 1 comment | 2085 Views
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