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Police: Exchange of gunfire in Pleasanton after car break-in
Pleasanton police are investigating after an exchange of gunfire during an apparent auto theft attempt in the Canyon Meadows... Last comment 22 hours ago | 3 comments

Fire crews gaining control of Pleasanton Ridge fire; evacuations lifted
Evacuation orders were canceled, allowing residents to return home, as firefighters began to gain control of the wildland... Last comment on Jun 23, 2022 at 10:59 pm | 1 comment

Amador Valley High principal Butterfield stepping down for district-level position
Joshua Butterfield is resigning from his position as Amador Valley High School principal to take on the role of director... Last comment on Jun 27, 2022 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment

Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights
The Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the U.S.,... Last comment on Jun 28, 2022 at 7:58 pm | 20 comments

 
 
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On a cruise ship in Antarctica. Left to right: Bruce and Barbara McLeod, Bev and Dave Naegle, Susan and Scott Nelson. Yes, it's cold there, even in their "summer". Submitted by Barbara McLeod (sent from account of Scott an on Feb 23, 2017

 
 
 
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Administrative turnover comes into view at Pleasanton Unified
The Pleasanton Unified School District is undergoing several changes in its upper administration at the district office before the new school year starts. Wednesday, 8:05 PM

Pleasanton council reallocates reserve money to skate park project
The Pleasanton City Council approved the 2022-23 midterm budget and capital improvement program during last week's meeting, which included a plan to move $1 million from the rainy day reserve funds to the skate park project. Wednesday, 8:09 PM

Police: Exchange of gunfire in Pleasanton after car break-in
Pleasanton police are investigating after an exchange of gunfire during an apparent auto theft attempt in the Canyon Meadows neighborhood just before dawn Tuesday. Tuesday, 1:42 PM | 3 comments

Livermore-Pleasanton firefighters' new labor agreement on verge of passing
After almost a year of negotiations, an updated labor contract between the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and the local firefighters union is poised to be officially approved next month. Wednesday, 5:12 PM

Pleasanton Preps: Foothill bids farewell to longtime athletic trainer Jacobs
When you decide to leave the school athletic program that has become more of a family experience, it makes it that much tougher. Such is the case of trainer Elicia Jacobs, who is departing Foothill as her family is moving to Colorado. Tuesday, 3:47 PM

Two teens arrested at end of hour-plus freeway chase following armed carjacking in Livermore
Two Merced teenagers were taken into custody last week after allegedly leading CHP officers on a high-speed chase up and down multiple freeways in a minivan carjacked at gunpoint in Livermore more than an hour earlier. Tuesday, 9:30 PM

Celebrate Community Family Day in downtown Pleasanton on Saturday
Museum on Main is partnering with the Pleasanton Military Families association for their annual Celebrate Community Family Day held on July 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the museum's front lawn.
Tuesday, 10:27 PM

What to know about the California budget
Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders agree to a record budget that includes another round of tax rebates. Here are other highlights of the agreement, including spending for abortion access, public schools and small businesses. Tuesday, 9:36 PM

Readers' Choice 2022: Here are the winners!
Our readers have spoken, the ballots have been counted and now we're ready to reveal the winners of the 2022 Readers' Choice contest -- another must-see special section spotlighting the best of the best in Pleasanton. Friday, 12:32 AM

Fourth of July fireworks show returning to Livermore
The city of Livermore and Livermore Downtown Inc. are gearing up to bring back the in-person Independence Day fireworks show. Monday, 4:11 PM

Alameda County health officials end mask mandate
People in Alameda County could again choose not to wear a mask in most indoor settings starting on Saturday, health officials announced in a news release three weeks after they reinstated the mask mandate amid a COVID-19 surge in June. Sunday, 4:55 PM | 1 comments

Want to run for office in Pleasanton? City workshop to lay out required steps
The Pleasanton City Clerk's Office is hosting a pre-nomination orientation this Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Pleasanton Public Library for prospective candidates considering a bid for city elected office in the general election. Tuesday, 4:47 AM

After Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights, governor signs Bauer-Kahan bill protecting access
The Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the U.S., sending authority back to the states. In reaction, Gov. Newsom signed Bauer-Kahan's protection bill on Friday. Sunday, 4:58 PM | 20 comments

Chevron selling HQ, moving to new San Ramon site; employees given option to relocate to Texas
Chevron, perhaps San Ramon's most well-known corporate resident, plans to sell its headquarters plaza off Bollinger Canyon Road and move to a new leased space in the city while allowing some local employees to relocate to Houston. Tuesday, 4:45 AM

Amador Valley High principal Butterfield stepping down for district-level position
Joshua Butterfield is resigning from his position as Amador Valley High School principal to take on the role of director of secondary education for the Pleasanton Unified School District next month. Sunday, 4:46 PM | 1 comments

Crews gain control of Pleasanton Ridge fire
Evacuation orders were canceled, allowing residents to return home, as firefighters began to gain control of the wildland fire on Pleasanton Ridge on Thursday evening. Meanwhile crews were also battling a larger fire outside Livermore. Thursday, 10:49 PM | 1 comments

Local agencies react after state bans watering of non-residential, non-functional turf
Tri-Valley water agencies recommend non-residential property owners convert to smarter lawns and low-water landscaping, following the California State Water Resources Control Board's new emergency water conservation regulation. Wednesday, June 22, 3:44 PM | 4 comments

New PUSD student trustee aims to improve transparency between district, youth
Incoming Foothill senior Annabelle Kim is preparing for her role as the second Pleasanton Unified student trustee, a position that she said hope to use to enact changes that would benefit students and the community. Sunday, 8:03 PM | 1 comments

 

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