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What a Week: Goodbye, Mr. Thorne
The city's most-recent former mayor, Jerry Thorne, has sold his longtime house and is moving soon to Arizona. I caught up... Last comment on Jun 18, 2021 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments

Contentious EBRPD feral cat policy may be mitigated by actions of animal shelters
Feral cats may still be killed as a last resort to help protect endangered species of animals in the EBRPD, but a partnership... Last comment on Jun 20, 2021 at 8:10 am | 3 comments

Livermore couple open downtown bakery in honor of their late daughter
Aimee and Bryan first launched Wingen Bakery from their home last year so they could be full-time caretakers to their infant... Last comment on Jun 17, 2021 at 10:03 am | 2 comments

Pleasanton City Council approves 10x Genomics expansion plans
The former Pleasanton Plaza retail complex site will become the new home for one of Pleasanton's best known companies, after... Last comment on Jun 20, 2021 at 8:20 am | 14 comments

 
 
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"Pleasanton Wedding!"
Mia and Kurt both grew up in Pleasanton and met in high school at Amador Valley, where their relationship began. These high school sweethearts kept it local and tied the knot in Pleasanton on Saturday 1/14/17. Submitted by Mia Schmidt on Feb 8, 2017

 
 
 
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Fireworks sales returning to Dublin ahead of Fourth of July
Dublin is again allowing nonprofits to sell "Safe and Sane" fireworks for fundraising purposes around the Independence Day holiday starting next week. All other Tri-Valley cities continue to ban fireworks for fire-safety reasons. Monday, 10:20 PM

Dublin: Person on outer edge of overpass leads to partial shutdown of I-580
A portion of Interstate 580 through the Tri-Valley was closed for about an hour on Monday afternoon when a young woman in distress climbed to the outer edge of a freeway overpass, according to Dublin police. Monday, 9:59 PM

Hope Hospice renews drive for works of art
Hope Hospice is holding its 2021 art drive through July 16 to bring joy to patients in Tri-Valley care facilities through the gift of art. Donors are asked to connect with Hope Hospice facilitators to discuss specifics of the artwork. Monday, 9:59 PM

Danville council looks to extend outdoor seating for downtown businesses
Businesses in downtown Danville may be allowed to continue operating outdoors for the remainder of the year, now that the Town Council has indicated its intent to extend the policy instituted earlier in the pandemic. Monday, 10:02 PM

Tri-Valley Realtor earns award from statewide association
Longtime Tri-Valley real estate professional Mike Riley has been honored by peer leaders from across the state in being named a "director for life" by the California Association of Realtors (CAR) Board of Directors. Monday, 4:28 PM

Debate on future of water in Pleasanton erupts as council reviews plan for treating PFAS contamination in city wells
A presentation on cleaning up Pleasanton's contaminated groundwater wells to the tune of $46M morphed into a discussion about finding regional alternatives and maintaining local control over water sources at the City Council meeting. Sunday, 7:36 PM | 4 comments

Tri-Valley celebrating Pride 2021
After a long and often difficult year that has isolated and separated community members due to the pandemic, LGBTQ+ Pride Month has offered local residents the opportunity to celebrate, while also organizing for the future. Sunday, 10:16 AM

Museum on Main presents 'Stitching California'
Museum on Main opens a new traveling exhibition next week -- 'Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State's People, Life, and Land' -- to run June 23 through Aug. 14. Sunday, 4:13 PM

What a Week: Goodbye, Mr. Thorne
The city's most-recent former mayor, Jerry Thorne, has sold his longtime house and is moving soon to Arizona. I caught up with Thorne to reflect on his years of life and service in Pleasanton ahead of a 'bittersweet' departure. Thursday, 11:42 AM | 2 comments

Pleasanton City Council approves 10x Genomics expansion plans
The former Pleasanton Plaza retail complex site will become the new home for one of Pleasanton's best known companies, after the City Council unanimously approved a redevelopment application from 10x Genomics on Tuesday. Wednesday, 6:20 PM | 14 comments

Livermore couple open downtown bakery in honor of their late daughter
Aimee and Bryan first launched Wingen Bakery from their home last year so they could be full-time caretakers to their infant daughter, Waylynn, who had been diagnosed with a terminal genetic disorder called Zellweger syndrome. Wednesday, 6:26 PM | 2 comments

Becoming Bob Ross: Emmy-winning makeup artist transforms local actor into famous TV painter
When late TV artist Bob Ross suddenly appeared in a Mountain Dew commercial this spring painting one of his iconic scenes, viewers were taken aback. He's actually portrayed by (a transformed) Bryan Mazzarello, who is from Pleasanton. Thursday, 2:12 PM | 1 comments

 

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