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Pleasanton: City manager receives 12% raise, city attorney gets 8%

City Manager Nelson Fialho earned a 12% salary increase and city attorney Daniel Sodergren an 8% raise on Tuesday, with the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 421 Views


Pleasanton council endorses Downtown Specific Plan updates

The City Council has signed off on updates to the Downtown Specific Plan and associated policy documents with city regulations...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Sell public land = Fired city manager, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 1613 Views


Editorial: Livermore downtown referendum raises serious questions

Aggressive signature-gatherers are everywhere, and the most recent campaign is to get Livermore voters to sign a referendum...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Will M, 13 hours ago | 11 comments | 2807 Views


Ax-throwing lounge approved in Pleasanton

The Tri-Valley could see its first ax-throwing lounge opening this winter after the Pleasanton Planning Commission signed...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 20, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 24 comments | 8033 Views


Firefighters save three kittens trapped in car engine compartment in Livermore

A life-threatening situation for three young kittens in Livermore resolved with a happy ending last week when an Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 7, 2019 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1856 Views


Livermore: Downtown initiative validated; council orders analysis of alternative plan

The Livermore City Council certified the validity of a resident-submitted petition challenging the council's Downtown Specific...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by David, on Aug 6, 2019 at 6:43 pm | 7 comments | 2465 Views


Rally backs Livermore's flavored tobacco ban as referendum petition looms

The city of Livermore has taken aim at teen vaping -- and might well find itself squaring off against the e-cigarette industry...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Aug 6, 2019 at 1:22 pm | 11 comments | 3930 Views


LVO: For first time, women will direct both of season's operas

Livermore Valley Opera has announced its 28th season for 2019-20, two fully staged operas directed for the first time by...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2019
Last comment by Bryan Higgins, on Aug 3, 2019 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1009 Views


Pleasanton turning 125

Downtown is set for the party of the century (plus a quarter). Pleasanton's 125th Anniversary Celebration -- in honor of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by dave howe, on Aug 2, 2019 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 6122 Views


Former Livermore mayoral candidate charged with threatening judge

A former Livermore mayoral candidate has been jailed after being charged last week with allegedly threatening to burn down...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Frankie, on Jul 28, 2019 at 7:21 pm | 4 comments | 3213 Views


Let the meeting begin: Livermore finally getting new council chamber

Hundreds turned out this month to dedicate a $6 million complex that will house a new Livermore City Council chamber, meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Barry, on Jul 28, 2019 at 5:41 pm | 5 comments | 1795 Views


Tri-Valley nonprofit produces thought-provoking TV ad on organ donation

Donor Network West’s new commercial, airing on television and streaming services in Northern and Central California, focuses...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Dena, on Jul 22, 2019 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1114 Views


Editorial: Another successful County Fair in Pleasanton

We said a fond farewell to the 2019 Alameda County Fair earlier this month, with the 107th year seeing a spike in attendance,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm | 6 comments | 2202 Views


Pleasanton: Commission advances downtown plan, urges city to focus more on parking

The proposed new Downtown Specific Plan is on track to head to the City Council in the coming weeks, but the public debate...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by LBA, on Jul 19, 2019 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 2484 Views


What's next for Castlewood?

Castlewood Country Club members established they wanted the iconic club to remain independent into the future. Now selected...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Life member, on Jul 19, 2019 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 3586 Views



Schools look horrendous Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Jul 17, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 7 comments | 1529 Views


Livermore: Teen killed in shooting overnight, suspect on the loose

The Livermore Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a teenage boy Monday night near a fast-food restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by LoveMyBoys, on Jul 15, 2019 at 7:55 am | 18 comments | 5369 Views


Suspects identified in recent vandalism strikes on Pleasanton Middle School

Pleasanton Middle School officials have found the parties responsible for vandalizing the campus twice last week, following...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 9, 2019 at 8:23 pm | 47 comments | 7057 Views


Shakespeare cometh to the Tri-Valley

Fans of William Shakespeare may rejoiceth as warm weather brings the Bard to two outdoor venues this summer. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by teen with family, on Jul 8, 2019 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 1605 Views


Pleasanton Preps: Why I'm leaving Pleasanton horse racing

Life is about making difficult choices and back in December I made a gut-wrenching one when I decided to step away from my...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Agree with Horsepucky, on Jul 7, 2019 at 1:42 pm | 11 comments | 4979 Views
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Nominations due by Sept. 16

Pleasanton Weekly and are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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