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Newsom declares statewide drought emergency

Gov. Newsom has expanded the California drought emergency from 50 counties to statewide. He didn't order mandatory water...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, 26 minutes ago | 5 comments | 604 Views

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Bay Area water agencies form joint powers authority

Taking a 'critical step' toward becoming a regional water source, Bay Area jurisdictions overseeing the future expansion...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, 42 minutes ago | 1 comment | 641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Salaries and benefits for the PUSD superintendent and assistants

This information is a matter of public record; however, it's remarkably hard to find. Most people aren't aware of the...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 18, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 8 hours ago | 10 comments | 747 Views

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Pleasanton leaders mull solutions for workforce housing shortage

Solving the jobs-housing imbalance in Pleasanton will require building more housing for those currently commuting to work...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , 10 hours ago | 11 comments | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Valley Wine Auction raises $275,000

The 27th annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction drew 275 guests for a festive afternoon of winetasting and fundraising Sept....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 666 Views

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Tri-Valley Community Responds to needs for Afghan refugees.

The Tri-Valley community responded in a huge way to a call for 50 Kitchen Kits from the IRC (International Rescue Committee)....

Original post made by Ken+mano on Oct. 17, 2021
Last comment by Simba, on Oct 20, 2021 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 553 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Amador inducts inaugural class for new Wall of Fame

The unveiling of what will be known as the AV Athletics Wall of Fame, which is located right outside the entrance to the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2021
Last comment by HMom, on Oct 20, 2021 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 3131 Views

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State officials encourage flu shots as flu season begins in earnest

State public health officials urged residents this week to get a flu vaccine, especially if they are part of a high-risk...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2021
Last comment by John, on Oct 20, 2021 at 8:11 am | 7 comments | 1642 Views

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Livermore council selects General Plan Advisory Committee members

Livermore City Council selected 19 members for its new General Plan Advisory Committee, following its final round of interviews...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Oct 20, 2021 at 7:03 am | 2 comments | 1061 Views

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Dublin: Eco-Hero urges youth to enter her film fest

Dublin resident Romal Mitr, a junior at Quarry Lane, believes in the power of film as passionately as she cares about the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Oct 18, 2021 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2919 Views

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Police release preliminary IDs for man and woman found dead in car in Pleasanton last month

Pleasanton police have preliminary identifications for the two people who were found dead last month in a car parked on Pimlico...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by OldDeadRoger, on Oct 17, 2021 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 11676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers union votes 'overwhelmingly' to authorize strike

After months of tense labor negotiations, members of the Association of Pleasanton Teachers 'overwhelmingly' authorized a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2021 at 5:42 pm | 32 comments | 16611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing officials launch program to ease building of in-law units in unincorporated Alameda County

Housing officials in Alameda County have launched a program that aims to add 18 affordable housing units in unincorporated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2021 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views

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California pulls the plug on gas-powered leaf blowers under new law

Nearly three decades after Peninsula cities began enacting bans on gas-powered leaf blowers, the effort has found a foothold...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2021 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 4703 Views

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Pleasanton mandates 15% water reduction as community faces worsening drought

Pleasanton residents and businesses are now required to cut their potable water usage by 15% compared to last year, after...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Oct 17, 2021 at 12:04 am | 28 comments | 8653 Views

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What a Week: Remembering Bob Butler, former Pleasanton mayor and councilman

Many with long ties to the Pleasanton community are mourning after the recent death of former mayor and councilmember Bob...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Tom Richert, on Oct 15, 2021 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 3778 Views

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Fun for everyone: Pleasanton council reviews design options for all-abilities playground

After months of public input on two design concepts for Pleasanton's planned first all-abilities playground at Ken Mercer...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2021
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 13, 2021 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 4881 Views

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Alameda County supervisors to discuss A's ballpark proposal later this month

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is planning to discuss later this month possibly crucial financing for a proposal...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 12, 2021 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 3524 Views

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Negotiations still up in the air for Pleasanton Unified and teachers union

Pleasanton Unified School District and the Association of Pleasanton Teachers, which represents certificated staff members,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Truth, on Oct 11, 2021 at 10:00 pm | 44 comments | 9559 Views

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Police: Cellphone (hands-free) at play for driver in San Ramon crash that killed NFL's Knapp

The driver who caused the summertime crash that killed NFL assistant coach Greg Knapp was glancing at his hands-free cellphone...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2021
Last comment by Gene, on Oct 11, 2021 at 10:07 am | 5 comments | 6794 Views
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