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Price set to become first Black Alameda County DA
Civil rights attorney Pamela Price will be sworn in as the first Black district attorney in Alameda County following a close... Last comment on Dec 6, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments

Rebuilt Fire Station No. 3 helps reflect modern firefighter workforce
Fire Station No. 3 on Santa Rita Road was rebuilt into a two-story building with modern tools and amenities that will make... Last comment on Nov 30, 2022 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments

Festive tree lighting takes center stage after rain cancels Pleasanton holiday parade
Revelers gazed toward the sky to take in the colorful display as the holiday tree was illuminated during a festive ceremony... Last comment on Dec 5, 2022 at 11:39 am | 2 comments

Zone 7 to present updates on PFAS treatment, water supply, rates to Pleasanton council
Zone 7 Water Agency staff are set to update the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday about its regional groundwater modeling... Last comment on Dec 7, 2022 at 10:13 am | 1 comment

 
 
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'Her Side of the Story' at Museum on Main
Pleasanton's Museum on Main is currently featuring a touring exhibit that highlights the hardships, joys, and lives of female pioneers in California until Dec. 30. Friday, 2:04 AM

Dublin: Ex-women's prison warden convicted of sex-related crimes
The former warden of a women's prison in Dublin was convicted Thursday of crimes involving sexually abusive conduct against three inmates and of lying to federal agents, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Thursday, 6:33 PM

Former interim police chief leading Pleasanton's Community of Character Collaborative
Craig Eicher, a former member of the Pleasanton Police Department for more than three decades including six months as interim police chief, was recently named president of Pleasanton's Community of Character Collaborative. Friday, 2:08 AM

News Digest: Movies at the fairgrounds | Domestic violence survivor support | Dublin Boulevard work
The Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton is hosting "Holiday Movie Nights" -- drive-in style -- on four evenings this month. See that and more in our News Digest... Thursday, 6:36 PM

What a Week: Reflecting on Tri-Valley city election outcomes
Our editorial team can finally exhale after the all-consuming local political season. I can't turn the page, though, without writing some final reflections on the outcomes that stood out from the city elections in the Tri-Valley ... Thursday, 6:50 PM

Dublin police set to honor deputy killed in the line of duty 24 years ago
Dublin Police Services this weekend will recognize a somber anniversary with a memorial tree lighting in honor of John Monego, an Alameda County sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty in Dublin in 1998. Thursday, 6:59 PM

Driver dies in wreck at I-580/I-680 interchange
A man was killed after crashing his car at the interchange of interstates 580 and 680 in Dublin early Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Thursday, 8:00 AM

Zone 7 Director Sanwong submits resignation in order to serve on East Bay Parks board
Zone 7 Water Agency Director Olivia Sanwong will be stepping down from her position on the agency's governing board later this month so she can start her new role on the East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors. Wednesday, 4:56 PM

League of California Cities backs Livermore in Eden Housing appeal
The League of California Cities recently demonstrated support for the city of Livermore in the pending appeal challenging its approval of the 130-unit Eden Housing development under the California Environmental Quality Act. Wednesday, 4:52 PM

'Winter's Light' -- a showcase of holiday classics
The Cantabella Children's Chorus will be presenting its holiday production spectacular 'Winter's Light' in Pleasanton on Dec. 10. Set to feature a variety of festive songs of the season, the performance will ... Wednesday, 5:01 PM

Festive tree lighting takes center stage after rain cancels Pleasanton holiday parade
Revelers gazed toward the sky to take in the colorful display as the holiday tree was illuminated during a festive ceremony Saturday -- although the rain clouds did put a damper on the evening, canceling the popular annual parade. Sunday, 9:22 PM | 2 comments

Coroner IDs man killed in high-speed crash down embankment east of Livermore
Authorities have confirmed the identity of the driver who died after losing control of his SUV while reportedly speeding on Interstate 580 and crashing down an embankment east of Livermore last week. Wednesday, 4:51 AM

Valley Dance Theatre performing 'The Nutcracker' ballet at the Bankhead
Livermore-based performing arts group, Valley Dance Theatre, will be presenting a series of holiday ballet shows at the Bankhead Theater this month. Dancers will be performing the Christmas classic, 'The Nutcracker'. Tuesday, 12:59 PM

Pleasanton Preps: Getting ready for coverage of winter sports
The fall season is now in the past, and it is full steam ahead into the winter season. That means it is time to start submitting results from the teams at Amador Valley and Foothill for basketball, soccer and wrestling. Tuesday, 2:10 PM

Dublin High planning to celebrate holiday season and community with tree lighting
Dublin High School will be hosting its second annual holiday tree lighting ceremony this Wednesday evening. The event is free to attend and will include the placement and lighting of over 3,000 lights on a 70-foot redwood tree. Wednesday, 4:57 AM

By the numbers: California's mild 2022 wildfire season
Moderate weather and well-timed rainstorms in much of California combined to curb the acreage and structures burned. Tuesday, 2:16 PM

NNSA seeks public input on environmental impact statement for Livermore Lab
The National Nuclear Security Administration is set to hold public hearings this week for input on a draft document evaluating potential environmental impacts associated with the operation of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Monday, 4:47 PM

Dublin police identify man killed in apparent self-defense shooting
Dublin Police Services identified Kenneth Krainski as the decedent in a domestic disturbance in Dublin last month that escalated into his shooting death, with police continuing to believe that the shooting was in self-defense. Sunday, 4:00 PM

Rainbow over Pleasanton
Reader Joseph Villareal snapped this photograph of a rainbow over Pleasanton just before 8 a.m. Monday after it caught his eye while he was donating clothes in the bins near the freeway behind the outlets in Livermore. Monday, 5:44 PM

Pleasanton council endorses concept of creating Citywide Strategic Plan
Pleasanton's longstanding two-year process for identifying and prioritizing public projects, programs and policy initiatives will soon be a thing of the past following the City Council's decision to try something new. Monday, 10:43 PM

'Death spiral' -- Future of BART dependent on increased public funding, officials say
Cutting BART service enough to shore up its projected nine-figure annual deficits in the coming years would result in a "death spiral" for the transit agency, officials said last week. Sunday, 4:23 PM

All three LARPD board incumbents win reelection
In a crowded race with three newcomers, LARPD board incumbents Philip Pierpont, David Furst and Maryalice Summers Faltings were all reelected for four-year terms from December 2022 to December 2026. Sunday, 9:26 PM

Cozy up with these 7 children's books emphasizing empathy, overcoming differences
In a season that celebrates peace on earth, now is the best time to share lessons about empathy, overcoming differences and working together. Some of the best children's books published in 2022 touch on these topics. Sunday, 4:00 PM

Get on the Bus: Helping kids experience the joys of soccer
Pleasanton resident Tim Ryerson, GM of Ballistic United, founded "Get on the Bus" to give children who might not be able to the chance to play soccer while also learning valuable life skills. Thursday, December 1, 5:11 PM

BART approves fare grace period for brief trips that begin, end at same station
BART's governing board voted unanimously last week to grant a short-term grace period for the system's fare for trips that begin and end at the same station. Monday, 4:43 PM

Sunol residents vote in new school trustees, pass $10.9 million Measure J bond
Big changes are coming to the Sunol Glen Unified School District after Sunolians voted in a new Board of Trustees and also passed a $10.9 million general obligation bond that will help restore the small town's only school. Thursday, December 1, 4:45 PM

News Digest: Wreaths Across Pleasanton preparations | New police dispatcher | $1 million mark for local foundation
The effort is underway for Wreaths Across Pleasanton, which aims later this month to place holiday wreaths at the burial place of every military veteran interred at Pioneer Cemetery. Read that and more in our News Digest... Thursday, December 1, 3:28 PM

Price set to become first Black Alameda County DA
Civil rights attorney Pamela Price will be sworn in as the first Black district attorney in Alameda County following a close election race that first had her trailing behind her challenger and longtime county prosecutor Terry Wiley. Wednesday, November 30, 10:45 AM | 5 comments

'Elf the Musical Jr.' comes to Amador Theater next weekend
Everyone's favorite candy spaghetti-eating elf is coming to Amador Theater as the Pleasanton Youth Theatre Company (PYTC) casts will take the stage in "Elf the Musical Jr." beginning next weekend. Monday, 5:27 PM

Rebuilt Fire Station No. 3 helps reflect modern firefighter workforce
Fire Station No. 3 on Santa Rita Road was rebuilt into a two-story building with modern tools and amenities that will make firefighters safer and more effective and response times quicker. Wednesday, November 30, 10:57 AM | 2 comments

 

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