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Will Tri-Valley be kept together in new district maps?

Redistricting is once-a-decade opportunity to determine how we get represented next 10 years. California Citizens Redistricting...

Original post made by Kyoko Takayama on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Nov 22, 2021 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1091 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wreaths Across Pleasanton' is back!

Thanks to Kassadee Dyson of Venture Crew 937 of Scouts BSA who is the new chairman of the project. The project will place...

Original post made by Ken+mano on Nov. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 408 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda County 2021 Redistricting Draft Map A

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors just approved and posted Draft Map A for their "new" 2021 Redistricting. Funny thing...

Original post made by Billie on Nov. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Understanding the debate behind California's new math framework

In the push to help more students thrive in science, tech, engineering and math, California is working to change the way...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 20, 2021 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 3487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton native's passion for acting

The joke among theater students, Evan Hoopes noted, is the best scenario would be if they could drop out of college -- because...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Rich Haus, on Nov 19, 2021 at 11:07 pm | 1 comment | 1019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Noah Marek achieves Eagle Scout Rank

Noah Hugh Marek has qualified to become an Eagle Scout at an Eagle Scout Board of Review, held by the Twin Valley District...

Original post made by Ken+mano on Nov. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

4.5% pay raise among key provisions in deal between Pleasanton Unified, teachers union

A 4.5% salary increase, a $2,000 bonus for last year and some class size reductions at the elementary level are among key...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 17, 2021 at 11:21 am | 6 comments | 6602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What a Week: Hear from Alameda County district attorney candidates

To help voters in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and Sunol (and the rest of Alameda County) get to know the DA candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Nov 14, 2021 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 2950 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County announces new vaccine requirement for first responders

First responders and medical transport workers in Alameda County will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 13, 2021 at 6:56 pm | 5 comments | 2686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Scouts gather food for the Needy

Scouts of Troop 941 of Pleasanton were out early this morning picking up food for the needy. Scoutmaster Jim McMillan (in...

Original post made by Ken+mano on Nov. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified, teachers union negotiators reach tentative agreement

Less than a month after a strike was authorized by its members, the Association of Pleasanton Teachers has reached a tentative...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:30 pm | 14 comments | 6232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore: Community group ordered to post $500,000 bond to Eden Housing in ongoing lawsuit

Save Livermore Downtown was recently ordered to post a $500,000 bond to Eden Housing as a result of the group's lawsuit challenging...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 11, 2021 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 2588 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Amador girls' water polo starts off strong in section playoffs

The memorable season for the Amador Valley High girls' water polo team has continued in the postseason as the Dons knocked...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Greg Thome, on Nov 11, 2021 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 4092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Catalytic converter theft ring busted by Tri-Valley police

Almost a year after a watchful citizen first tipped off local authorities, several individuals were recently arrested in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 11, 2021 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 7181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Showing appreciation for their service

Residents lined Main Street in Pleasanton to watch as dozens of veteran organizations, local leaders and community groups...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 11, 2021 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 3669 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: What a teacher strike could mean for sports

It appears a strike by the teachers may be a realistic possibility, which is the worst-case scenario. Lost in the rhetoric...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:44 am | 47 comments | 12449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why would one want to teach in Pleasanton?

In PUSD the superintendent and his cabinet have secured extremely generous raises for themselves before settling with their...

Original post made by Jeff Keller on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:14 am | 3 comments | 781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton: Council reviews suggested strategies for city's Climate Action Plan 2.0

Two sets of primary and secondary actions recommended for addressing climate change in Pleasanton were presented to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Nov 10, 2021 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 3978 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Driver dies in crash with light pole overnight in Pleasanton

A driver was killed after losing control of her car and crashing into a light pole along West Las Positas Boulevard on Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jo, on Nov 10, 2021 at 8:03 am | 4 comments | 12736 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton native, Giants' shortstop Brandon Crawford earns 4th Gold Glove

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, a 2005 Foothill High alum, won his fourth career Gold Glove for his defensive...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Guillermo M., on Nov 9, 2021 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views
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