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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Safe and Sane Fireworks' back in Dublin, with some changes

"Safe and Sane Fireworks" are going to be sold in the city of Dublin starting this weekend by approved nonprofits, like they...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by bang, on Jun 25, 2020 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 4118 Views

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Tri-Valley policing practices put under the microscope

The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month has initiated vigorous nationwide discussion recently about racial...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Carl, on Jun 25, 2020 at 1:31 pm | 45 comments | 5146 Views

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Horse racing returns to Pleasanton track

Though the Alameda County Fair is canceled this year due to the pandemic, live horse racing is back this summer -- without...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Jun 25, 2020 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 4078 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Remembering Mike Rounds, Amador alum behind a Pleasanton phenomenon

Sometimes those memories are jarred with the unexpected death of a friend. Such was the case last week when I learned of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Greg Devine, on Jun 24, 2020 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 7254 Views

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Narum confirms she won't run for Pleasanton mayor

Pleasanton Vice Mayor Kathy Narum has decided not to run for the open mayor's seat this November because of COVID-19 impacts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Jun 24, 2020 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 4508 Views

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Swalwell introduces federal whistleblower protection law

The "Enhancing Protections for Whistleblower Anonymity Act," a proposed federal bill that would better safeguard the anonymity...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 24, 2020 at 7:08 am | 11 comments | 3127 Views

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Pleasanton Councilman Jerry Pentin running for mayor

Sitting Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Pentin announced Thursday that he will be seeking elevated office with the city...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by MsVic, on Jun 23, 2020 at 4:10 pm | 22 comments | 7223 Views

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City Councilwoman Karla Brown running for mayor of Pleasanton

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Karla Brown, who is terming out of her current position this year, announced on Sunday that...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2020
Last comment by Miss Vic, on Jun 23, 2020 at 3:27 pm | 43 comments | 10646 Views

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Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, all retail; Pleasanton closing Main Street on weekends to help

Outdoor restaurant dining, larger religious services and all retail stores are on track to be allowed again in Alameda County...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Dave O, on Jun 23, 2020 at 3:17 pm | 20 comments | 30166 Views

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Governor says hair salons can reopen in 47 counties; Alameda not on list

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that 47 counties across the state, including Solano and Napa counties, can reopen hair...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by kevin, on Jun 22, 2020 at 9:46 pm | 18 comments | 16518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD return to school options; lack of accountability

PUSDs options don't seem to address how the teacher / student instructional hours are going to be accounted for. The...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jun. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 832 Views

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Guest Opinion - Dear Big Tech: The time to act locally is now

As a full-service wealth management firm specializing in public and venture-backed startups in the Tri-Valley, we're frequently...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Jun 22, 2020 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 3200 Views

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Livermore Farmers' Market manager resigns amid LGBTQ+ Pride Flag controversy

CFMA has stepped down as manager of the Livermore Farmers' Market after an argument between its representative and members...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by AnonJudge, on Jun 22, 2020 at 11:51 am | 42 comments | 12517 Views

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COVID-19 testing site at Pleasanton fairgrounds winding down this week

Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore residents have two more days to access the COVID-19 regional testing site at the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Patriot , on Jun 22, 2020 at 11:07 am | 19 comments | 12121 Views

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Welcome home: Neighborhood parade greets Pleasanton woman returning after long battle with COVID-19

A Pleasanton neighborhood joined together on Friday to celebrate one of their own returning home following a lengthy battle...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Bryan Rogers / Louanne Cook, on Jun 21, 2020 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 9731 Views

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Make A Difference for Pleasanton to expand board

A nonprofit group that works to serve the needs of Pleasanton is expanding its board of directors to make sure it reaches...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl, on Jun 20, 2020 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2954 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley Haven display in honor of Juneteenth

Tri-Valley Haven is commemorating Juneteenth (which is Friday) with a special community display at its community building...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Olorin, on Jun 20, 2020 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 3931 Views

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Guest Opinion: Finding the friend for you

There are many benefits to bringing a furry friend into your home. Learning about shared responsibility, increasing your...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 20, 2020 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2922 Views

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Staying Healthy: Mental health care during lockdown

Feelings of anxiety, isolation and depression have become more commonplace due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and local...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 18, 2020 at 8:18 pm | 2 comments | 4420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looking at scenarios for eventually reopening campuses

Three possible options for Pleasanton students learning in the upcoming year will be presented to the Board of Trustees at...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Gotoclass, on Jun 18, 2020 at 11:20 am | 52 comments | 10506 Views
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