Absent Mayor Jerry Thorne, city leadership approved its fiscal year 2020-21 mid-term capital improvement program (CIP) budget, which in part pulled from reserves to show $4.4 million more than the original 2020-21 CIP budget.

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A Pleasanton senior living community is jumping on the virtual bandwagon, and a couple of dedicated residents are behind the tech switch.

Chong Wang recently announced his candidacy for a seat on the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) board on the ballot Nov. 3.

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Pleasanton Planning Commissioner Jack Balch pulled his nomination papers today, the first day available to do so, formalizing his candidacy for Pleasanton City Council in the Nov. 3, 2020 election.

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Chris Miller, who has organized local support for military families for 30 years, and Joyce and Bob Shapiro, who have headed up numerous business and community organizations in Pleasanton, are recipients of the 2020 Ed Kinney Community Patriot Awards, presented by the nonprofit Make a Differ…

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The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group (ITV), a Pleasanton-based company, is engaged in an effort to identify the challenges and opportunities likely to be experienced over the next 20 years, while maximizing those opportunities for the Tri-Valley.

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After confirming that it would indeed have the power to readjust the police department’s funding at a later date, should it choose to do so, the Pleasanton City Council last week approved a mid-year budget.

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Using a personal 3-D printer, Kai Gottschalk, a member of Boy Scout Troop 941 in Pleasanton, has produced nearly 4,000 protective face shields for healthcare providers and other front-line workers across the country.

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In a continuous stream of cars down Main Street, Sunday, June 7, students and families from the Tri-Valley area gathered for a caravan in support of the national movement for racial justice. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)

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Kelly Mokashi, resident of Pleasanton, announced her plans to run for the Pleasanton Unified School Board (PUSD) Board of Trustees in the upcoming Nov. 3, 2020, election.

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Pleasanton school trustees looked at three paths for the planned resumption of school on Aug. 11 and agreed education will change from its pre-COVID-19 days.

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Valerie Arkin and Jack Balch announced they will run for the two open Pleasanton City Council seats this November, when the terms of councilmembers Karla Brown and Jerry Pentin expire. Last week, Nancy Allen also announced her intention of running for a council seat.

After a public hearing that saw more than 50 speakers passionately weigh in, the Pleasanton City Council voted to ban all flavored tobacco and electronic cigarettes within the city.

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A Pleasanton grocery store owner who allegedly doubled and tripled his food prices following the COVID-19 outbreak has become the first Alameda County resident charged with price gouging during the state of emergency.

The City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Department recently announced the addition of lateral Officer Kevin McKendry.

Pleasanton’s new police chief, who was supposed to take the department’s top job last week, won’t join the force until at least May to “maintain consistency” in the city’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the city announced.

Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton is urging area residents, especially those with donor-advised charitable funds, to contribute now to the animal shelter and other local nonprofit organizations.

With its facilities closed and its patrons at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Firehouse Arts Center’s Harrington Gallery is taking its exhibits online with “Art in Place.” The virtual exhibition showcases artwork created by Bay Area artists during the statewide shelter-in-place directive.

Declaring that the COVID-19 pandemic is not the fault of its students or parents, the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) board approved a grading plan for the rest of the school year for sixth- to 12th-graders.