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Moving forward: New CEO plans for Silicon Valley Community Foundation's 2.0 version

Following a workplace bullying and misconduct scandal that rocked the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, its new president...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by pope john, on Jun 8, 2019 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 3732 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Softball remains most overlooked sport for athletic excellence

For my money, the most overlooked sport for amazing performances is softball. Fortunately, every so often we get a reminder...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Jun 8, 2019 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tim Talk: 'The Mirador View' offers insights into Tri-Valley economy

If you want an interesting snapshot of the Tri-Valley economy, check out "The Mirador View -- Perspectives on the Tri-Valley:...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by Don Garman, on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton native's college debt wiped clean by billionaire

Amador alum Jonathan Epps was stunned last month when billionaire businessman Robert Smith promised to pay off all student...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by clytemnestra, on Jun 5, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 3497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin voters pass Measure E

DUSD voters signed off on extending the $96-per-parcel tax for another nine years by passing Measure E in the May 7 mail-only...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 5, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Alerts.

Alameda County government issued an alert May 29, 2019, stating that PG&E will shut off power in Pleasanton to all homes,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Jun 4, 2019 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 314 Views

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Amador Valley staff, parents complain to board about gym's condition

A group of parents and staff members came to voice their frustration about the condition of the Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 4, 2019 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 3345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tennis courts off the table for Amador Valley High parking options

A proposal to park hundreds of cars on the Amador Valley High tennis courts during construction of a solar panel structure...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jun 3, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 14 comments | 2886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Pleasanton: Hart Middle School's popular music teacher retiring Friday

Dennis Aquilina, the band director at Hart Middle School, retires on Friday, ending a 24-year-long career as a music teacher...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by K, on Jun 2, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 3393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations class of 2019

The crop of students graduating this year from Pleasanton Unified School District high schools will mark a major milestone...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2019
Last comment by Raja A, on Jun 2, 2019 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 6389 Views

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Fire Chief Torres leaving LPFD for top spot in Santa Clara

Fire Chief Ruben Torres is resigning from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department after agreeing to become the next leader...

Original post made on May. 25, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Jun 1, 2019 at 8:10 pm | 6 comments | 4055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Contenders ready for Dublin school board special election

Voters may experience a case of deja vu next Tuesday when the two candidates for Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 30, 2019 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 3027 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: District-based elections do not make sense here

Many municipalities in the Tri-Valley are being forced to adopt district-based elections or risk being sued, which could...

Original post made on May. 27, 2019
Last comment by Ben J., on May 30, 2019 at 5:12 am | 8 comments | 2631 Views

AROUND TOWN

PPD: Prostitution sting nets eight arrests

Seven prospective johns and one purported pimp were arrested at a local hotel this week in a multi-agency undercover operation...

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by Map, on May 29, 2019 at 2:05 pm | 8 comments | 4188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castlewood moving forward with 'ADA+Remodel' upgrade plans

The Castlewood Country Club, after members voted to reject a takeover by the Bay Club, is moving ahead with plans to remodel...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2019 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal resigning from Vintage Hills following leave of absence

Following a recent leave of absence, Vintage Hills Elementary School principal Ann Jayne informed district officials this...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sanjay, on May 29, 2019 at 3:46 am | 36 comments | 5263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workday opens its new office center in Pleasanton

Workday opened its new six-story, architecturally striking corporate headquarters building on Stoneridge Mall Road last week...

Original post made on May. 25, 2019
Last comment by Rob R, on May 28, 2019 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 8599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day - I am honoring, Remembering Americans Killed on Foreign Soil

Eight members of my family were killed in action on foreign soils alongside many other men that had wife's, son's, daughters,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 26, 2019
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

2019 Excellence in Education Award Winners

Congratulations to all of you! WELL DESERVED....and Thank You! The Pleasanton PTA Council, in partnership with the...

Original post made by Ornithology on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Rick, on May 24, 2019 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board appoints Mike O'Brien as new Vintage Hills principal

The Pleasanton school board appointed Pleasanton Middle School Vice Principal Mike O’Brien to be new principal at Vintage...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by Reasonable, on May 24, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 16 comments | 4260 Views
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