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Swalwell introduces Duty to Report Act
Last week, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced legislation that would require federal candidates to report receiving... Last comment 3 minutes ago | 41 comments

Fast Trak
What is your experience and opinion? I am considering purchasing Fast Trak. It seems this is a nice gismo to have for... Last comment 13 hours ago | 4 comments

Alameda Co.: Childcare measure falls just short of two-thirds majority
Supporters of an Alameda County measure that would have raised funds to expand access to childcare and preschool for low-... Last comment 16 hours ago | 5 comments

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"Chamber of Commerce trip"
Jerry and Cindy Sobrero, Stu and Cheryl Craig, Ken and Cindy Artinyan, Cyril Bonanno, Mark and Ann Fischer, Emil and Margie Oxsen in Tangier Morocco during a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce trip. Fun! Submitted by Cindy Sobrero on Nov 21, 2017

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Man arrested after committing series of crimes in Pleasanton
Local police arrested a 35-year-old from Santa Cruz County over the weekend after he committed a series of crimes in the city of Pleasanton Friday morning. Monday, 9:18 PM

Voters approve creating BART inspector general position
While most voters know the passage of Regional Measure 3 means Bay Area bridges will see $3 in toll increases during the coming years, the initiative's victory on Election Day also establishes a new inspector general position to serve as an independent watchdog for BART -- an effort spearheaded by local State Senator Steve Glazer. Monday, 11:08 AM

Get the scoop: Ice cream trail coming to the Tri-Valley
The trail involves ice cream shops from Pleasanton and Livermore up through Dublin and then Danville. Its objective is for players to visit at least five of the 16 participating shops -- for every five shops visited, the trail's sponsor Visit Tri-Valley will donate $5 to local nonprofit the Valley Humane Society. Monday, 4:40 PM

Legacy at Livermore development moves forward
Livermore City Council moved forward with the Legacy at Livermore project, approving the project's development agreement between the Legacy Partners firm and the city. Monday, 1:36 PM

Fatality causes major delays on BART's Fremont line
A fatality on the Fremont line near the Lake Merritt station is continuing to cause major delays, though limited service is now in place, BART spokespeople said. Monday, 2:05 PM

City budget revenues rising, more capital projects on the way
City budget revenues are estimated to go up more than $4.5 million next fiscal year, mainly on the strength of rising property tax receipts helped largely by the assessed valuation of Pleasanton properties increasing by over $1 billion in the past year. Sunday, 6:56 PM | 4 comments

Alameda Co.: Childcare measure falls just short of two-thirds majority
Supporters of an Alameda County measure that would have raised funds to expand access to childcare and preschool for low- and middle-income families said today that it fell just short of the two-thirds majority it needed to pass. Sunday, 6:58 PM | 5 comments

Swalwell introduces Duty to Report Act
Last week, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced legislation that would require federal candidates to report receiving any private, significant information about opponents from a foreign power. Sunday, 6:59 PM | 41 comments

BART: Robberies and violent crime down, assaults and arrests on the rise
Robberies and violent crimes are down so far this year on BART, but aggravated assaults and felony arrests are both up, according to data released by BART officials last month. Sunday, 7:05 PM

News digest: Jill Duerig's new gig, blood donations & DSRSD digester
Jill Duerig, who stepped down in April as general manager of the Zone 7 Water Agency for retirement, has taken a position as interim executive director of the newly created Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Joint Powers Authority (DCA). Friday, 2:33 PM

Alameda Co.: Administrator proposes $3.1B budget for new fiscal year
Alameda County Administrator Susan Muranishi is proposing a $3.1 billion budget for the new fiscal year that begins on July 1. Thursday, 11:23 AM

Alameda County Fair: Summer showcase begins 18-day run in Pleasanton
No need to worry about that rumbling near downtown Pleasanton on Friday morning. Those are the sounds and sights of cowboys and cowgirls herding steer to and from the fairgrounds via Main Street in the second annual cattle drive to usher in opening day of the 2018 Alameda County Fair. Thursday, 3:25 PM | 3 comments

Pleasanton DECA students place at international conference
DECA students from both Foothill and Amador Valley high schools placed at the business organization's international career development conference near the end of April. Thursday, 4:35 PM

Hiking -- a Deus family tradition
Pleasanton resident John Deus and his son Tom began a tradition years ago to enjoy hikes together every Father's Day, sometimes even backpacking the entire weekend. Thursday, 5:56 PM | 1 comments

City working to update Trails Master Plan
City officials and consultants are continuing their efforts to modernize the city's Trails Master Plan, the policy document that outlines objectives and strategies for Pleasanton's entire public trail system. Wednesday, 11:40 AM | 3 comments

PUSD seeks community feedback on addressing capacity issues
The Pleasanton Unified School District has released a survey open to all community members to share input on how the district can address increased enrollment numbers in the northern part of the city. Wednesday, 10:54 PM | 11 comments

Museum on Main offering Family Days
Museum on Main staff and volunteers invite families for a free afternoon of hands-on fun on the museum lawn from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month beginning this weekend and continuing through September. Wednesday, 1:09 PM

School board approves standard raise, extra bonus for superintendent
The Pleasanton Unified school board approved a contract amendment for Superintendent David Haglund Tuesday night that retroactively increased his annual salary and awarded him an extra $10,000 bonus after completing his first year with the district. Wednesday, 8:07 AM | 13 comments

Shawn Colvin coming to Bankhead
Known for her Grammy Award-winning single "Sunny Came Home," folk-pop songstress Shawn Colvin will bring her unique storytelling style to the Bankhead Theater in Livermore at 7:30 p.m. June 21. Wednesday, 1:12 PM

Stoneridge Shopping Center hires new marketing director
Stoneridge Shopping Center has named Lafayette resident Amanda Fernandez as its new director of marketing and business development, bringing more than 10 years of marketing experience for retail, hospitality and food industries to the Pleasanton mall. Tuesday, 2:19 PM | 1 comments

Pleasanton Preps: Former Foothill football players surprise coach Sweeney
In keeping with the theme of paying homage to former athletes or coaches that I covered in my 26 years as a local sports writer in the Tri-Valley, let's talk about former Foothill football coach Matt Sweeney. Tuesday, 11:20 AM | 1 comments

'DogShow: For the Love of Dogs'
The Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center opens its next major curated exhibit, "DogShow: For the Love of Dogs," with an artists' reception open to the public from 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Tuesday, 2:19 PM

City Council OKs $28 million trust investment to address rising pension costs
The Pleasanton City Council last week signed off on investing $28 million in a trust account to help raise additional funds to offset rising employee pension costs, a move city leaders see as leaving Pleasanton better positioned for the years and decades down the line when higher pension bills come due. Monday, 10:47 AM | 2 comments

Pleasanton grads among Swalwell's nominees to U.S. service academies
Two recent Pleasanton high school graduates were among six students nominated this year by Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) to attend U.S. service academies. Monday, 3:29 PM | 3 comments

Doctor dies in crash after large tree falls onto I-680
A woman killed when a tree fell onto northbound Interstate 680 on Monday in Danville has been identified as Lyudmila Beyzer, a doctor of 15 years at John Muir Health. Monday, 9:25 PM | 3 comments


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Nominations due by Sept. 17

Pleasanton Weekly and are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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