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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD: Superintendent addresses governor's plans for reopening schools

PUSD Superintendent David Haglund penned a detailed response this week to address Gov. Gavin Newsom's recent announcement...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by 2020gradmom, on May 7, 2020 at 2:11 pm | 12 comments | 4137 Views

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PUSD revises policies related to remote learning and working

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees will consider adopting several policies related to working and learning...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by Momof2, on May 7, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 3240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore: Mayor pens scathing letter criticizing judge's decision to release cold-case rape defendant from jail amid COVID

Livermore Mayor John Marchand wrote a letter to the community on Friday loudly criticizing a county judge's decision to allow...

Original post made on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 7, 2020 at 1:52 pm | 14 comments | 5526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton council to consider ordinance banning sales of flavored tobacco, vaping products

Pleasanton City Council members are set to discuss advancing new regulations to ban the sales of flavored tobacco and vaping...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 6, 2020 at 8:47 pm | 9 comments | 3297 Views

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Pleasanton: Farmers' market returning Saturday, Callippe golf course reopening Wednesday

Some familiar public activities are returning to Pleasanton in the days ahead. The downtown farmers' market will reopen on...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 6, 2020 at 4:45 pm | 40 comments | 2640 Views

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Livermore: 'COVID-19 and the Rise of Superbugs' online presentation

The final ValleyCare Speaker Series session in Livermore has shifted to an online-only format with Stanford Health Dr. Jake...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by RDJR, on May 6, 2020 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1555 Views

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Seven Livermore Scouts earn Eagle Award

Seven members of Boy Scout Troops 935 and 936 in Livermore have earned their Eagle Scout awards although they will have to...

Original post made on May. 4, 2020
Last comment by David, on May 5, 2020 at 10:28 pm | 2 comments | 1976 Views

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Herb Ritter Knows More Than Health Officials

Herb Ritter, chairperson of Pleasanton's Planning Commission declares in the Mercury Times that health officials' decisions...

Original post made by Cindi on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on May 5, 2020 at 2:49 pm | 69 comments | 2511 Views

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Governor says state expects to reopen economy in phases

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that the state expects to begin reopening the economy in phases in a handful of weeks...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on May 4, 2020 at 9:34 am | 74 comments | 4523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo series: Tri-Valley adapts to life under quarantine

From social distancing costume parades, to outdoor neighborhood adventures and drive-by celebrations, residents throughout...

Original post made on May. 4, 2020
Last comment by Edward, on May 4, 2020 at 2:26 am | 1 comment | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation continues into Pleasanton homicide

The Pleasanton Police Department is continuing to investigate the fatal stabbing of Pleasanton native Jackson Reese Butler...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by neighbor, on May 3, 2020 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 7575 Views

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Park It: Dogs on leash, face covering advised

During the efforts to combat and minimize the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the East Bay Regional Park District offers...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Artur77, on May 3, 2020 at 6:46 am | 10 comments | 1621 Views

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Pleasanton: Lack of government emergency funds hits Main Street

John Gregory has owned and operated a small business in downtown Pleasanton for almost 25 years, but the future of the Gregory...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2020
Last comment by Artur77, on May 3, 2020 at 6:30 am | 53 comments | 10515 Views

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'Very, very concerned.' Authorities react to Livermore cold-case rape defendant's release from jail for COVID-19 prevention

A judge has granted the release of an incarcerated defendant in two cold-case rapes, including one in Livermore, in response...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Robby24, on May 3, 2020 at 6:22 am | 20 comments | 6376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sunol: Homeowner interrupts burglary, shoots at suspects

Two suspected burglars were arrested after they fled a Sunol residence when the homeowner shot at their vehicle as they tried...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by MichaelB, on May 2, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 6531 Views

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'Low-risk' business, recreation activities allowed under new shelter order

Details surrounding the extended shelter-in-place order have been released, and while certain restrictions on outdoor businesses...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on May 2, 2020 at 10:01 am | 15 comments | 7649 Views

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Zone 7 predicts more stored water usage in 2020

Anticipated drier weather in 2020 will increase demand to use more stored water in the Tri-Valley than usual, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Zone7watchdog, on May 1, 2020 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

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Car catches fire after crash off I-580 east of Livermore

A car crashed off Interstate 580 west of Grant Line Road and caused a small vegetation fire not far from the Alameda County...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 1, 2020 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 5501 Views

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PUSD administrator departing district office for Dublin principal post

After 18 years with the Pleasanton Unified School District, Ken Rocha is stepping down as director of secondary education...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by PUSD insider, on May 1, 2020 at 5:20 pm | 5 comments | 4464 Views

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PPIE Virtual Race raises $50,000 for local schools

Sheltering in place has kept many Pleasanton residents inside their homes recently but the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 30, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views
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