The Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) board voted 4-0 to put a $290 million bond on the March 3 primary election ballot to meet future school needs for repairs and new schools in a district that is still growing.

State legislation banning specific tobacco products has stalled. The federal ban is now in limbo. However, local actions to restrict cigarette sales and vaping products have passed in Livermore, Fremont, San Leandro, Alameda, Richmond, and the city and county of San Francisco.

The City of Dublin has received a prestigious 2019 Helen Putnam Award from the League of California Cities for Excellence in City-Business Relations for its Valor Crossing housing development. The award was presented to the City of Dublin at the regularly scheduled Nov. 5 City Council meeting.

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The Dublin City Council unanimously committed the city to the creation of a pedestrian friendly, new-look downtown, for which the public has shown high approval ratings in workshops and surveys.

Linda Smith, who will assume the role of Dublin City Manager upon Chris Foss’ retirement at the end of 2019, has announced the appointment of Colleen Tribby, current City of Dublin Administrative Services Director, to be the next Assistant City Manager, effective December 31, 2019.

The Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) board of trustees will be back up to its full complement of five members, now that voters have chosen Catherine Kuo in Trustee Area 3.

The Dublin City Council has approved what city officials say is the Tri-Valley’s first five-star hotel, to be built to a height of five stories by Westin.

The League of California Cities selected the City of Dublin as a 2019 Helen Putnam Award winner. On Oct. 16, the award winners were honored during the Opening General Session of the League's Annual Conference & Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center.

When Rhea Mitr told her grandfather that investigating new cancer cures was her subject for a science contest, he told her “there is no answer to cancer.” Mitr refused to believe him. She began researching new cancer therapy medications called immune checkpoint inhibitors, which affect immun…

Two different diversity and inclusion efforts in Dublin were on display at Dublin’s Sept. 17 city council meeting.

State regulations require that utilities with more than 10,000 service connections prepare a Public Health Goal Report on water quality results every three years on contaminants that exceed certain Maximum Contaminant Level Goals and hold a public hearing.

The City of Dublin and StopWaste invite residents to a free home energy workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Dublin Library. Attendees will learn about energy efficiency rebate programs and how to zero out their energy bill. Offering information will be East Bay Community …

Dublin Library’s Fall Used Book and Media Sale takes place on Sept. 28-29. It is hosted by Friends of Dublin Library.

The Dublin Chamber of Commerce has announced its opposition to AB 51 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego), which would prevent arbitration of labor and employment claims as a condition of employment, stating the bill will subject businesses to significantly increased costs as a result of more litigation …

Gabrielle Blackman has been cleared to become a member of the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD), now that official results have been certified by Alameda County Voter Registrar Tim Dupuis.

Beginning this fall, the City of Dublin will host Inside Dublin, an annual leadership academy designed to provide community members with advanced knowledge of municipal operations and community activities. Those interested in the program are encouraged to apply now to be part of the 2019 Ins…

The public is invited to join a free water-wise gardening workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, in the Community Room at the Dublin Library, 200 Civic Plaza. “Grow Your Garden—Not Your Water Bill,” presented by the Dublin San Ramon Services District and Zone 7 Water Agency, will serv…

Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) trustees approved a resolution that would renew their ability to charge Level 2 school development fees. The passage of the resolution was necessary in order for DUSD to invoke Level 2 fees, which are about double the fees allowed by Level 1.

Although the results are not official yet, because the Alameda County Registrar of Voters has not certified them, Gabrielle Blackman is clearly the winner in the two-person run for the vacancy in Area 4 of the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD).

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Voters in Area 4 of the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) have chosen Gabrielle Blackman as the new school trustee.

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The Dublin City Council unanimously approved flying the LGBTQ Rainbow Flag for 30 days. The flag will be flown from June 3rd until July 3rd, because the city missed the first two days of June, which is Gay Pride Month.

Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) was expected to authorize a switch to future elections by areas, replacing the current system of districtwide elections.

Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) voters will cast ballots in a June 4 special election to select a trustee for Area 4, to replace Joe Giannini, who resigned from the board Oct. 22.

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Zone 7 Water Agency directors chose Michelle Smith McDonald to fill the vacant board seat. The Dublin resident said that she wants to enhance the agency’s communication outreach to the public.