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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board gets more clarity on reopening plans

A final strategy for reopening Pleasanton Unified School District in fall is still emerging, but it became clearer how that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Wombat, 18 minutes ago | 34 comments | 5882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: Scout makes face shields for front-line workers

These days, Pleasanton's Kai Gottschalk is living up to the slogan of the Boy Scouts of America -- "Do a good turn daily"...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 886 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: No trust in trustees, no unity in Dublin Unified

Unfortunately, with the current board -- which can graciously be described as a dysfunctional train wreck -- it will be extraordinarily...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by Dublin Resident, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 2624 Views

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'Mask up, Pleasanton' -- City Council video urges face coverings amid COVID-19

Pleasanton city officials are urging residents to wear face masks in public after a week of halted reopenings and an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 10 hours ago | 21 comments | 3646 Views

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DMV office in Pleasanton closed for repairs; temporary location opening at mall

The California DMV field office at 6300 W. Las Positas Blvd. closed last week for renovations, an estimated two-month-long...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by Grumpy, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 1576 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture

Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Tax Payer 1, on Jul 5, 2020 at 8:32 am | 65 comments | 10175 Views

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Bay Area officials urge residents to stay safe, stay home on Fourth of July

With Fourth of July fireworks shows and parades being canceled to stop the spread of COVID-19, Bay Area officials are asking...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by tim, on Jul 4, 2020 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1669 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: The time for the first community debate on policing in Pleasanton is now

This precursor meeting some time in July, where the council will apparently try to limit public comment to only the draft...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 3, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 30 comments | 3513 Views

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Alameda County Fair holds 2020 competitions -- online

The Alameda County Fair was canceled this year due to the coronavirus but its beloved competitions were still held, garnering...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by prdgrndba, on Jul 3, 2020 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

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Jerry Pentin for Mayor

I am a long time member of Bike East Bay and I have known Jerry for years. I read a recent article in the Weekly that said...

Original post made by For Jerry P on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 3, 2020 at 8:55 am | 12 comments | 948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Marken abruptly resigns from Dublin Unified School District

Superintendent Dave Marken has handed in his resignation to the Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees, marking...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Dublin Resident In the Know, on Jul 2, 2020 at 6:46 pm | 15 comments | 9203 Views

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Report finds Zone 7 drinking water exceeded standards in 2019

Tri-Valley residents might be happy to know the quality of their drinking water met, and often exceeded, all state and federal...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Jul 2, 2020 at 5:39 am | 5 comments | 1484 Views

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Pleasanton residents turn out en masse for downtown reopening

Thousands turned out for downtown Pleasanton's grand reopening event on Friday, which saw downtown restaurants and businesses...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 1, 2020 at 7:53 pm | 56 comments | 30083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton: Eagle Scout Blake Kenney

Blake Kenney has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout although his Eagle Court of Honor was postponed due to the coronavirus...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jul 1, 2020 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

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Museum on Main cancels remaining talks for 2020

The Museum on Main announced last week that it is postponing the remaining 2020 Ed Kinney Speaker Series, after each of the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by LongTimeP-Towner, on Jul 1, 2020 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 790 Views

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Alameda County Public Health delays reopening timeline indefinitely

ACPHD will postpone indefinitely its reopening timeline for businesses that had been on track to return in July, citing the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Elderly Shelterer, on Jul 1, 2020 at 8:57 am | 78 comments | 23750 Views

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Big budget cuts loom for Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees will take another look at suggested changes to the district budget...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 30, 2020 at 9:40 pm | 8 comments | 4378 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture

Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Concerned Swim Parent, on Jun 30, 2020 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 281 Views

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Livermore Farmers' Market selects new manager, slated to reopen July 9

Livermore Downtown Inc. has officially reached agreement with a new manager for its farmers' market, selecting Foragers Market...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Know Body, on Jun 30, 2020 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 3432 Views

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Pleasanton: Five homes chosen for 2020 Heritage Preservation Awards

The Pleasanton Heritage Association has named five homes chosen by its membership to be honored with 2020 Heritage Preservation...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Jun 29, 2020 at 7:55 pm | 4 comments | 4520 Views
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