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Seniors Series: 101 years old and 'No Regrets'

Two members of the local DAR Jose Maria Amador Chapter from Pleasanton took part in the No Regrets Tour when it came through...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by , 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 797 Views

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Faced with dying Californians and withering businesses, Gov. Newsom steers a middle path. Can it last?

As coronavirus infections and deaths rise dramatically, the Democratic governor navigates pressure to both tighten restrictions...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by , 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 1629 Views

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Seniors Series: Calling all homebound seniors

As sheltering in place finishes its fifth month, Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley works to make sure no one is left...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by , 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Guest Opinion: Sacramento's war on the suburbs

This year, a package of housing bills that remove local public input, override local development standards and negate environmental...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, 9 hours ago | 4 comments | 839 Views

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Council OKs pedestrian-friendly redesign at key Bernal Avenue intersection

A final design concept to overhaul a corner of Bernal Avenue on the edge of downtown Pleasanton into a more pedestrian-friendly...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by Pete, 20 hours ago | 6 comments | 2658 Views

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Tech professional, Amador alum Monith Ilavarasan running for Pleasanton mayor

Pleasanton native Monith Ilavarasan is hoping to shake up city politics by offering "a more youthful and diverse energy"...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 10, 2020 at 6:11 am | 12 comments | 5491 Views

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Pleasanton hair salon protests to reopen

Workers from a Pleasanton hair salon were among a small group of hair stylists and salon owners who protested to reopen their...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 9, 2020 at 12:45 pm | 35 comments | 5833 Views

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Candidate lists finalized for many Tri-Valley elections; filing extensions in six local races

Candidate lists were solidified for many Tri-Valley local elections including Pleasanton City Council & mayor races on Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2020
Last comment by Eric Mills, coordinator, ACTION FOR ANIMALS, on Aug 8, 2020 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 2151 Views

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Virtual walkathon to raise awareness on hepatitis B

Aiming to increase awareness for hepatitis B, advocates have organized participants for a virtual walkathon being held worldwide...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2020
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Pleasanton police make arrests in recent auto burglary spree

Two men from San Francisco were arrested Tuesday morning by Pleasanton police on charges related to drugs, weapons and stolen...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Silverfox, on Aug 7, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2207 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Livermore: Protest calls for end to nuclear weapons on 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Bay Area nuclear war protesters held their annual rally at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory virtually on Thursday,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 7, 2020 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1522 Views

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Seniors Series: Pleasanton Senior Center keeps folks connected

Closed since mid-March due to the pandemic, the gathering place's spirit continues as staff and members explore how to keep...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Aug 7, 2020 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1363 Views

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BART board told COVID-19 resurgence is hurting budget further

BART officials told the agency's Board of Directors on Thursday that the Bay Area's COVID-19 coronavirus resurgence has BART...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 6, 2020 at 5:01 pm | 18 comments | 2420 Views

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Pleasanton: Patient criteria change for COVID-19 regional testing site at fairgrounds

The COVID-19 regional testing site at the Alameda County Fairgrounds will be introducing new criteria to determine residents...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Testing??, on Aug 5, 2020 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 9343 Views

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Alameda County supervisors send new sales tax proposal to November ballot

Alameda County residents will decide in November whether they want to pay an additional half-cent on top of the current 9.25%...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by James Michael, on Aug 5, 2020 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 2600 Views

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Foothill teams up with LPFD for documentary about prescription drug safety

Responding to a rise in opioid deaths and overdoses among young adults over the past several years, the Livermore-Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2020
Last comment by SR, on Aug 4, 2020 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1676 Views

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Menlo Park names interim police chief: David Spiller, retired Pleasanton PD chief

Former Pleasanton police chief David Spiller will come out of retirement to take over as Menlo Park interim chief Friday....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by VAB , on Aug 4, 2020 at 11:30 am | 22 comments | 2456 Views

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Livermore winery replacing blend as part of #endSupremacy initiative

Nottingham Cellars in Livermore is discontinuing its flagship red blend, Supremacy, upon deciding that the name is insensitive...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2020
Last comment by VAB , on Aug 3, 2020 at 6:46 pm | 17 comments | 4296 Views

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Face mask incident involving campaigners causes stir at farmers' market

People campaigning for a local congressional candidate caused a stir by not wearing face masks at the Pleasanton Farmers'...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 3, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 32 comments | 3913 Views

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Letters

<B>'Policing in Pleasanton' article Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2020/07/31/letters...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 2, 2020 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 368 Views
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