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What a Week: Goodbye, Mr. Thorne

The city's most-recent former mayor, Jerry Thorne, has sold his longtime house and is moving soon to Arizona. I caught up...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by Tom Richert, 37 minutes ago | 3 comments | 3694 Views

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Debate on future of water in Pleasanton erupts as council reviews plan for treating PFAS contamination in city wells

A presentation on cleaning up Pleasanton's contaminated groundwater wells to the tune of $46M morphed into a discussion about...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by David, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 3203 Views

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State launches digital COVID-19 vaccine records to be used in lieu of paper cards

Vaccinated state residents can now access their vaccine record digitally through a tool introduced Friday by the state's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1280 Views

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Pleasanton City Council approves 10x Genomics expansion plans

The former Pleasanton Plaza retail complex site will become the new home for one of Pleasanton's best known companies, after...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
Last comment by Bay Area Native, on Jun 20, 2021 at 8:20 am | 14 comments | 6972 Views

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Contentious EBRPD feral cat policy may be mitigated by actions of animal shelters

Feral cats may still be killed as a last resort to help protect endangered species of animals in the EBRPD, but a partnership...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 20, 2021 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 1491 Views

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Becoming Bob Ross

When late TV artist Bob Ross suddenly appeared in a Mountain Dew commercial this spring painting one of his iconic scenes,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by gandnbryant, on Jun 18, 2021 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2980 Views

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Economic forecast mostly favorable for Pleasanton Unified

Despite student enrollment taking a hit this last academic year, Pleasanton Unified School District's budget outlook has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 18, 2021 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 2481 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Livermore couple open downtown bakery in honor of their late daughter

Aimee and Bryan first launched Wingen Bakery from their home last year so they could be full-time caretakers to their infant...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
Last comment by been there, on Jun 17, 2021 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 5098 Views

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Tri-Valley water agencies encourage conservation amid drought emergency

The Tri-Valley's water providers have launched a joint initiative to urge residents throughout the entire region to reduce...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on Jun 16, 2021 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 7487 Views

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Pleasanton police investigating after shots fired outside Stoneridge Mall

Multiple gunshots were fired in a Stoneridge Shopping Center parking lot, with apparently nobody injured and those responsible...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jun 16, 2021 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 8725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Retired Educators' Scholarships

Tri-Valley Retired Educators’ Scholarships The Tri-Valley Retired Educators’ Scholarship, part of...

Original post made by CWanlin on Jun. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Masks: Do we or don't we

New Covid orders for California go into effect tomorrow, June15. What does that mean as to mask wearing? Do we or do we not...

Original post made by Thomas on Jun. 14, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 14, 2021 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Village Students Receive Juanita Haugen Scholarship

Community of Character Collaborative announces Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship Recipients for Village High School Two...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2021 Pedrozzi Scholars Announced

The Pedrozzi Foundation recently awarded $461,000 in scholarships to 122 local scholars, 29% of whom are in the first generation...

Original post made by Pedrozzi Foundation on Jun. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 330 Views

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Legacy at Livermore construction on pause after contractor files for bankruptcy

The developer, Legacy Partners, said that it hasn't yet been determined when construction will resume but they confirmed...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Jun 14, 2021 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 9632 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County DA O'Malley won't seek re-election next year

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced Tuesday that she will not seek re-election to a fourth term. Her...

Original post made on May. 19, 2021
Last comment by Kira, on Jun 13, 2021 at 11:53 pm | 2 comments | 4991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Military Families hold successful 4th of July Packout

Pleasanton Military Families hold successful Packout In spite of the pandemic, the Pleasanton Military Families were able...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed Niles Canyon Trail would link Sunol and Fremont

Tri-Valley residents may one day be able to travel on foot or bike through Niles Canyon on a nearly six-mile proposed trail...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2021
Last comment by Harry Devlin, on Jun 11, 2021 at 12:03 pm | 13 comments | 13204 Views

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Guest Opinion: Don't remove valuable leaders from Leadership Pleasanton

It's distressing to learn two of our councilmembers fail to see value in city-chamber collaboration for a program as important...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by dknute, on Jun 10, 2021 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 4761 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Morning ACE train fatally strikes construction worker in Tracy

A San Jose-bound Altamont Corridor Express train on its way toward the Tri-Valley struck and killed a construction worker...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by Judd, on Jun 10, 2021 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 5362 Views
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