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Ron Hyde takes over as new president of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

Ron Hyde, chairman of the Foundation's board of directors, was named chief executive and president of the organization this...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:07 am | 21 comments | 10003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board backs parcel tax legislation

In the wake of last week's defeat of the parcel tax, Measure E, the Pleasanton school board is endorsing legislation that...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by chuckles, on May 17, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 118 comments | 10002 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley mayors urge quicker reopening locally as county health lifts some restrictions

As Alameda County health officials relaxed some restrictions in their COVID-19 shelter order, the mayors of Pleasanton, Dublin...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2020
Last comment by highdiver, on Jun 12, 2020 at 5:44 pm | 25 comments | 10002 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Express lanes are not a silver bullet for I-680, but should help

With more potential users of the far-left lane and more drivers maneuvering toward that lane, there seems a real possibility...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Johnny, on Nov 28, 2017 at 8:30 am | 16 comments | 10001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixteenth molestation charge added against Germain

Investigators are looking into the past of Henry John Germain, an accused child molester, which is leading them to Southern...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joan Ledoux, on Nov 19, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 69 comments | 9995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Overnight vandalism strikes Pleasanton Middle School

Someone vandalized Pleasanton Middle School overnight on Tuesday, causing damage to the campus including the school garden. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by JM, on May 20, 2019 at 11:43 am | 28 comments | 9990 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Strike: Greedy workers demand a salary that might help them get by

The Bay Area is all atwitter as it dawns on them that labor costs figure into the price of a ticket. Some on the right have...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Jul 28, 2013 at 10:06 am | 86 comments | 9983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police identify man killed by officer Saturday

Law enforcement officials Monday identified Shannon Edward Estill, 58, as the man who was shot and killed by a Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on May 23, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 16 comments | 9974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police receive reports on driver who ran down bicyclist

Police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who struck and killed Diana Hersevoort...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 23, 2014 at 9:38 am | 12 comments | 9971 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 9967 Views

AROUND TOWN

A birthday for the history books

Orville Nightingale, Pleasanton's oldest living man, recently celebrated his 103rd birthday with daughter Marilyn and grandsons...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Nancy Lyness, on Nov 20, 2007 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 9964 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Afternoon I-680 commute toward Pleasanton ranks as 4th-worst in Bay Area

The Interstate 680 commute across the Sunol Grade ranked as the fourth-worst Bay Area commute in 2017 for the second year...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Flightops, on Nov 15, 2018 at 5:27 pm | 15 comments | 9963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill football player named U.S. Army All-American

A Foothill High School senior has been selected to join the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl team to represent the West. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Josh, on Oct 15, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 9962 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

John Muir, San Ramon Medical to open health clinic in Pleasanton

San Ramon Regional Medical Center and John Muir Health have acquired a building with more than 92,000 square feet at 5860...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 9962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High principal taking new job in Cupertino

Principal Greg Giglio is leaving Village High, the district's alternative school, after seven years at the helm to take a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 9961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon: Man found guilty of killing Cal High student in 2018

A jury convicted a Fremont man Wednesday of second-degree murder for the killing of a San Ramon high school student in 2018,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Sep 21, 2021 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 9960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore: Resident groups, developer all appeal county's approval of 410-acre solar project

Three advocacy groups consisting of mostly Livermore residents filed appeals last week to the Board of Supervisors opposing...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Dec 22, 2020 at 7:05 am | 10 comments | 9955 Views

AROUND TOWN

24 appointed to key Pleasanton commissions, committees

Mayor Jerry Thorne and the Pleasanton City Council welcomed 24 Pleasanton residents who have been appointed or re-appointed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 9938 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tensions high as Livermore council endorses boutique hotel for downtown

A hotly contested plan to build a three-story boutique hotel on the southeast corner of South Livermore and Railroad avenues...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by RDJR, on Jul 30, 2019 at 7:20 am | 21 comments | 9937 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Setting the record straight on Leadership Pleasanton

Acknowledging mistakes takes maturity and humility, but it can teach valuable lessons to the people and news organizations...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by RobertD., on Aug 18, 2021 at 6:51 pm | 42 comments | 9925 Views
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