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Rotary reaches out on World Polio Day

Rotary members in Pleasanton and throughout the Tri-Valley are among the millions reaching out on World Polio Day next Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 19, 2017 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 337 Views

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Announcing the 2017 Tri-Valley Heroes

Nine individuals have been named "Tri-Valley Heroes" in the Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com's sixth annual awards...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by ada, on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2458 Views

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Backpacking the globe: Family of five sets out for worldwide adventure

The Swenson family of five will soon don their backpacks and take off for Beijing, the first stop in a year-long quest to...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Sian, on Sep 29, 2017 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 4205 Views

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Did Barbara Bush Really Say That?

I just read this today, and I thought it was a joke. Unforunately, it's not. Barbara Bush actually said, on March...

Original post made by Taylor on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by pre-judge , on Sep 28, 2017 at 9:17 am | 14 comments | 8644 Views

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Only 2 Days Left to Comment on the BART/Livermore Proposal to Build Elevated Tracks Over Staples Ranch

While I have long been in support of this particular extension, I am concerned that most of the proposed routes do not follow...

Original post made by Billie on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by pyramid game, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:17 am | 17 comments | 2654 Views

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Independent analysis reveals city subsidies for Costco a bad deal

PLEASANTON CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE GROWTH PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS REVEALS CITY SUBSIDIES...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by June, on Sep 19, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 841 Views

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Opinion: Time to defeat a bad bill on bridge tolls

It is unusual to see a federal official weigh in on actions being taken in Sacramento, but Congressman Mark DeSaulnier felt...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Angry driver, on Sep 14, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 1001 Views

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17 measures to consider on November ballot

Brace yourself! The sample ballots you'll receive in the mail starting Oct. 10 will have much more than just the candidates...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:47 pm | 3 comments | 1183 Views

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Watchdog group OKs Measure B, BB expenditures

An independent watchdog committee (IWC) reported Tuesday that tax dollars from Measure B and Measure BB transportation funds...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1184 Views

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President signs Swalwell's bipartisan bill to speed up DNA testing

President Donald Trump has signed bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell that's aimed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Aug 29, 2017 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1692 Views

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County sheriff's spokesman apologizes for accidental retweet of white nationalist video

An Alameda County sheriff's spokesman apologized Tuesday morning for what he said was an accidental retweet Monday night...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 15, 2017 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1186 Views

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Seven arrested after fair fight

Authorities arrested seven juveniles after a fight in the carnival midway area of the Alameda County Fair early Fourth of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 3254 Views

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Kate's Law: House passes bill inspired by shooting death of Kate Steinle

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed "Kate's Law," a bill inspired by the shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 9 comments | 3391 Views

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New Dublin courthouse now open

The new Dublin courthouse opened for business this week, with its first cases heard on Tuesday. The Alameda East County Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 28, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 3061 Views

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CA Democrats divert Prop money to pet projects

You may have voted for Education, health, and roads spending. But that is NOT what your money is going to be spent on. Sacramento...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jun 7, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 375 Views

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Hearing Aids

My blogger login has been removed, so I'm posting my final blog here in the Town Square. This is about two new bills one...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Jun. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 350 Views

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Article about prop. 13

This article was on the mercury news, and it is about prop. 13: http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_12901818...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jun 5, 2017 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 1928 Views

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ValleyCare earns 'Gold Seal' award for joint replacement program

ValleyCare Health System has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its joint replacement programs for hips...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Aurmedtouindia, on Jun 2, 2017 at 7:09 pm | 4 comments | 2183 Views

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Train to Nowhere - Water Tunnel? - There's More

Governor Jerry Brown latest money siphon gismo is the excess flow valve. Under the guidance of the Brown administration,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 366 Views

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DSRSD closing Pleasanton recycled water fill station today

Tri-Valley residents who have participated in a program that has given away millions of gallons of recycled water will find...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by CC, on May 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 4 comments | 4341 Views
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The valley needs strong leadership on BART board
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 3,297 views

3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 316 views

10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 192 views