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At 60 gallons an hour, I've got quite a leak
If I ever needed better convincing to register for regular reports on how much water I'm using at home, an underground pipe... Last comment 2 hours ago | 5 comments

Guest Opinion: Bay Area is still the right place for recycling
Recycling is having a bit of a wake-up call. Read the full story here ... Last comment on Jun 22, 2018 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment

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 on Jun 19, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments

 
 
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School board considers principal appointments for Amador, Harvest Park
The Pleasanton school board is set to consider a series of appointments at the Tuesday night meeting. Sunday, 6:51 PM

Alameda County: Officials say opioid overdose deaths dropped by half in 2017
Officials with the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency said recently-released data reveal that the number of opioid overdose deaths decreased by nearly 50 percent in 2017. Sunday, 6:37 PM

Shakespeare comedy onstage at park
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is performing "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at parks this summer, kicking off in Pleasanton with a preview June 30 and ending July 15. Sunday, 6:30 PM

Alameda County: District Attorney warns about phony callers demanding cash
The Alameda County District Attorney's Office is warning people about a scam in which people who claim to be from their office are calling people and demanding cash. Sunday, 6:29 PM

Zone 7 to revise Arroyo Mocho project
After an extended period of community input, the Zone 7 Water Agency will be revising the Arroyo Mocho Medeiros Parkway Project. Wednesday, 9:07 PM

Jockeying for position
Life in the world of horse racing in Northern California has been anything but smooth over the course of the last few years. Thursday, 4:47 PM

Alameda County: Officials seek to raise awareness about financial abuse of elders
Alameda County officials said they're leading a regional effort to raise public awareness about financial abuse of elders, especially as rising housing costs are intensifying pressures on them. Thursday, 10:37 AM

Generous donation benefits symphony
The Livermore-Amador Symphony recently received a large bequest from the Fankhauser Trust, thanks to the generosity of Livermore residents Henrietta "Henri" and Chester "Chet" Fankhauser. Wednesday, 4:15 PM

Pleasanton Preps: Ballistic United celebrates 50 years by honoring 'Difference Makers'
This year celebrates 50 years of existence for the Ballistic United Soccer Club and the club is proudly celebrating the Top 50 Difference Makers in the history of BUSC. Wednesday, 4:22 PM

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 | 5 comments

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

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 | 15 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 | 18 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 | 52 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

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

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 | 13 comments

 

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Wrapping up a 100-year-old detective job
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 1,729 views

Couples: “It’s Not My Problem. It’s Your Problem.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,123 views

Livermore's Marchand, aka the mayor of Seville, seeks re-election
By Jeb Bing | 7 comments | 515 views

 

Nominations due by Sept. 17

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com 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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