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AROUND TOWN

What a Week: New voice to lead East Bay Parks

New leadership is coming to the East Bay Regional Park District, and she's a heavy hitter from Bay Area city government administration:...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 550 Views

AROUND TOWN

County honors Livermore veteran, founder of food aid nonprofit

Ronald Forbes, a Livermore resident and U.S. Army veteran, is working to give back to his community in a new way -- by coordinating...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Erika, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 937 Views

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Pleasanton council OKs funding to join mental health pilot project

To expand access and services for mental health care in the Tri-Valley, the Pleasanton City Council unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Mar 5, 2021 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 1274 Views

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Pleasanton teacher's statements on in-person learning upset parents

A group of Pleasanton parents are upset after an unidentified teacher was heard in a recorded Zoom class session last week...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 4, 2021 at 12:08 am | 4 comments | 2852 Views

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Newsom, lawmakers agree to $600 stimulus checks plus boost for undocumented workers

California has worked out a plan to provide more cash for struggling residents, particularly undocumented families left out...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 3, 2021 at 11:57 pm | 10 comments | 1684 Views

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California's new COVID-19 vaccine system underway

All California counties started playing by the same rulebook on Monday, when Blue Shield takes over the distribution of vaccines...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by José Jiménez, on Mar 3, 2021 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Preps: Remembering my friend, Scott Kinney

This is one of those things that sets the Kinney family apart. They decided not to hide from the moment. They wanted the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 2, 2021 at 7:59 pm | 5 comments | 13569 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves temporary grading policy

Recognizing the impact of isolation on students during the pandemic, Pleasanton Unified School District is temporarily expanding...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Mar 2, 2021 at 7:58 am | 3 comments | 1705 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Funding for Alzheimer's

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the miraculous power of prioritizing the funding of medical research. Without such...

Original post made by Nick W on Mar. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boarded-up building heavily damaged in Livermore fire

A vacant commercial building on the edge of downtown Livermore is likely a total loss after being severely damaged in a fire...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 1, 2021 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 2084 Views

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Pleasanton face mask mandate fails

To increase community awareness and encourage more people to wear face masks in public, the Pleasanton City Council voted...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by been there, on Mar 1, 2021 at 10:00 am | 44 comments | 5265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified proposes new temporary grading policy

The Pleasanton school board is set to consider another proposed temporary grading policy for middle and high school students...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Feb 28, 2021 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 1923 Views

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Livermore: Plane lands on Isabel Avenue, strikes vehicle; no injuries

An airplane with engine trouble landed on Isabel Avenue and collided with a vehicle, resulting in no injuries but causing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 28, 2021 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2562 Views

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'But the poets still write...'

Much has been lost this last year, although some things have continued. As nationally renowned Tri-Valley poet Connie Post...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2021
Last comment by Aileen Alfandary, on Feb 27, 2021 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blood Donations help others during the pandemic

Red Cross Blood Drive in Pleasanton Red Cross Blood Drive Friday, March 12, 2021 from 10am to 4pm at The Church of...

Original post made by Ken mano on Feb. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 240 Views

AROUND TOWN

News Digest: Flags at half-staff for COVID victims, State of the City tickets & Golden Sneaker Contest

In response to President Joe Biden's proclamation on Monday, public agencies' flagpoles across the Tri-Valley, their flags...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Feb 26, 2021 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1036 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taste Tri-Valley

After months of closures and reduced business due to the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of local Tri-Valley restaurants have...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2021
Last comment by VAB , on Feb 25, 2021 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 2089 Views

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Pleasanton: Citizen group appeals judge's rejection of lawsuit over proposed Costco store

Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth are appealing an Alameda County Superior Court judge's rejection of their lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Feb 25, 2021 at 9:37 am | 30 comments | 7072 Views

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PUSD Lunch Employees are fantastic!

Culinary Staff provides daily hot meals for students Last week I had the opportunity to volunteer to hand out lunches...

Original post made by Ken mano on Feb. 25, 2021
There are no comments yet. 262 Views

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East Bay Community Energy aims for 100% clean energy by 2030

East Bay Community Energy recently committed to providing nearly 1.7 million local customers with 100% renewable energy in...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Haggy, on Feb 24, 2021 at 12:53 pm | 11 comments | 3134 Views
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