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After an on-again, off-again delay, Dublin teachers welcomed the raise that the teachers union had ratified and signed on May 11, thanks to an agreement between Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature on June 22 that will provide the money enabling Dublin to make the raises.

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Teachers and students from the Pathways Program at Murray Elementary School in Dublin recently participated in a food drive to benefit Tri-Valley Haven, a vital community resource serving adults and children who have experienced domestic or economic upheaval.

The Dublin City Council passed a two-year budget that members believe will add enough flexibility to meet future economic challenges from COVID-19, and also help satisfy requests from some of its residents for a more transparent look at the city’s police department.

In a speech praised by his colleagues for its eloquence, Dublin Councilmember Shawn Kumagai summed up what the nation and its politicians should do right now: talk about the oppression of African Americans, gay people and other repressed minorities until there is a true end to victimization …

The Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) recently named Dublin Unified School District’s Michelle Patridge as one of the 2020 Alameda County Classified Employees of the Year.

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The Alameda County Board of Supervisors last week approved spending $318 million over the next three years to buttress staffing at its controversial Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and to improve mental health programs for inmates.

A 27-year-old man was arrested seven times in Alameda County for a string of alleged crimes including assault, vehicle theft and trespassing, but was repeatedly released until the spree came to an end with an attempted carjacking in Dublin, deputies said this week.

In the escalating controversy over efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among inmates at the Santa Rita Jail, Livermore Mayor John Marchand has blasted a judge’s decision to release a suspected rapist who had remained free for 22 years until police linked him to two crimes.

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The Dublin City Council has approved the next steps in a capital improvement project designed to prevent accidents along a hazardous stretch of thoroughfare on Tassajara Road.

On Friday, April 17, Pleasanton officers responded to a residential fire on Paseo Navarro. Several people were inside the residence and were evacuated to safety. The cause of that fire was considered suspicious and has been under investigation by arson investigators. On April 23, Pleasanton …

While schools are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, student volunteers at Valley Children’s Museum in Dublin have been recording brief videos designed to engage children 10 and under in self-directed projects that involve aspects of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and Public Defender Brendon Woods battled publicly last week over the issue of releasing inmates from the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin to stem the spread of COVID-19 within the facility.

Two Tri-Valley law enforcement agencies reported COVID-19 diagnoses last week, one involving a Livermore police officer now recovering at home and the other prompting concern for the inmate population at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.

An undisclosed number of staff members at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin were sent home for a 14-day quarantine last week after a nurse tested positive for coronavirus at the facility.

For residents who wish to get outside for some fresh air and exercise, Dublin parks remain open. However, the City of Dublin will be closing all playgrounds until further notice in order to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus.

Almost two years to the day after groundbreaking, the $15 million Dublin Public Safety Complex celebrated its grand opening on Feb 22. Over 150 attendees of all ages were present for the festivities, which began with the presentation of the colors by the Dublin police and fire cadets, follow…

Adults who reside or work in Dublin may now register for the Citizens Academy sponsored by Dublin Police Services. The 10-week program will be held 5-8 p.m. on consecutive Wednesdays, beginning March 25 and ending with graduation ceremonies on May 27.

The City of Dublin will dedicate its new Public Safety Complex, 6361 Clark Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 22. The public is invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m., take a tour of the new facility, and enjoy a barbecue lunch provided by the Dublin Lions Club.

Dublin will again honor local veterans and active duty members of the Armed Services with banners displayed along Dougherty Road between Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

Despite a controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling, immigrants should not be intimidated into believing that they are prevented from using school nutritional programs and other social services, Alameda County Schools Superintendent Karen Monroe said.

Dublin Unified School District hopes voters on March 3 agree to raise $290 million in bond sales, which will be used to finish construction of the city’s second high school, and pay for repairs and upgrades on other district schools.