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Primary election 2020

The 2020 primary election is upon us, with Alameda County election officials sending out vote-by-mail ballots starting this...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Change the Rules - Ignore the Law, on Feb 28, 2020 at 11:09 am | 23 comments | 19882 Views

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Amador Valley, Foothill heading to Washington, D.C. for We the People nationals

In a repeat of history, Amador Valley and Foothill schools both recently qualified to represent California for the third...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 27, 2020 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 3649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD looking at vape sensors for middle and high schools

As part of plans for a major $9.6 million Measure I1 network upgrade, Pleasanton Unified School District is considering installing...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 27, 2020 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 2401 Views

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Valley Views: When Martin Luther King Jr. visited the Tri-Valley

As Black History Month draws to a close, a local historic event worth noting has come to my attention: On Jan. 14, 1968,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by Brian Dunkel, on Feb 27, 2020 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1504 Views

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Rep. Swalwell's new book is part tribute, part impeachment memoir

A newly announced book by U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) that began as a tribute to his father partly "morphed" into...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 26, 2020 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 3273 Views

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Curry lawsuit: Family of teen who drowned during PE class settles suit with SRVUSD for $8 million

Nearly two years after the on-campus drowning death of 15-year-old San Ramon Valley High School freshman Ben Curry, the family...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Feb 25, 2020 at 11:48 pm | 35 comments | 3334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD passes Measure I1 audit with flying colors

The Pleasanton Unified School District passed a recent audit for management of Measure I1 bond funds with flying colors,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by Mark G, on Feb 25, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 12 comments | 3057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Ramirez Holmes, Figuers, Quigley for Zone 7 board

We prefer the strong record of service and Zone 7 experience exhibited by Ramirez Holmes, Figuers and Quigley. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by wow, on Feb 24, 2020 at 5:59 am | 4 comments | 4538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton PD says goodbye to retiring sergeant, welcomes son as newest officer

It was a special week for the Boland family, and the entire Pleasanton PD, last week as the department gave a retirement...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by wow, on Feb 24, 2020 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 4019 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Dons close girls soccer regular season with decisive wins

The Amador Valley girls soccer team faced off against Granada and Foothill in the final week of the regular season and came...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2020
Last comment by wow, on Feb 24, 2020 at 5:51 am | 2 comments | 2131 Views

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Report: Bay Area housing numbers fall by 30% in 2019

Despite a narrative that housing construction in the Bay Area is going gangbusters, the number of units built last year was...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Wow , on Feb 22, 2020 at 5:11 am | 3 comments | 2546 Views

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PUSD student enrollment remains steady for 2019-20 school year

Student enrollment in the Pleasanton Unified School District has stayed steady over the past five years, staff reported at...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by Andrea Charles, on Feb 22, 2020 at 12:19 am | 2 comments | 2415 Views

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Livermore Councilman Coomber won't seek re-election in fall

Livermore City Councilman Bob Coomber has officially announced that he will not be seeking re-election in November in order...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Feb 21, 2020 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 3388 Views

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Online surveillance being considered for Pleasanton students

Pleasanton Unified School District is considering the adoption of an online monitoring program intended for student safety...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2020
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 21, 2020 at 8:26 pm | 45 comments | 5488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton moves to ban sales of all flavored tobacco, vaping products

The City Council gave initial support Tuesday night to swift regulations that would ban the sales of flavored tobacco, e-cigarettes...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Kim , on Feb 21, 2020 at 9:35 am | 10 comments | 5155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador wins national award for diversity in computer science program

Amador Valley High’s computer science program and its leaders were celebrated at last week’s Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Naveed Khan, on Feb 20, 2020 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2797 Views

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Editorial: Vote No on Measure C, child care sales tax marred by vague context

Just be direct with the voters about the tax measure you want them to adopt. That's not what we've seen here. Vote No on...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 20, 2020 at 5:34 am | 24 comments | 5813 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Young man with Livermore ties accused of killing mom's boyfriend

An 18-year-old man who grew up in Livermore led police on a chase through the East Bay after allegedly stabbing his mother's...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
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Lydiksen Elementary modernization project breaks ground

Pleasanton Unified School District celebrated the first large-scale Measure I1 construction project with a groundbreaking...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Map, on Feb 19, 2020 at 6:23 pm | 9 comments | 3761 Views

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Dublin's military banner program honors hometown heroes

Local veterans and active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces will be honored again this year by the city of Dublin, which...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by spudly, on Feb 18, 2020 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1467 Views
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