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A vigil was held at Wayside Park for missing Pleasanton resident Sydney West, on Thursday, Oct. 22. During the vigil, volunteers passed out flyers, and the family gave an update on the continuing search for Sydney. The 19-year-old volleyball player and UC Berkeley student vanished on the mor…

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PLEASANTON — Roughly 36 years after he brutally stabbed 14-year-old Tina Faelz behind Foothill High School in Pleasanton, the former classmate convicted of killing her has finally confessed.

In a recent meeting, the Pleasanton City Council approved a police department request to enter into an agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc. to provide the department with the most current technology in body worn cameras, conducted energy devices (CEDs) and digital evidence storage.

The Pleasanton City Council in a special meeting last week adopted updates to the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing and agreed to the implementation of the Police Chief's Advisory Board.

Candidates running for the mayoral seat in Pleasanton met with The Independent this week to share their background, views and long-term goals.

Five candidates will campaign for three seats on the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) Board this November.

The City of Pleasanton’s original Climate Action Plan (CAP), adopted in 2012, outlined a variety of local actions to help reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, enhance environmental sustainability, and prepare for climate change.

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The City of Pleasanton has acquired UVD Robots for additional sanitization in city facilities to further disinfect surface and airborne particles against COVID-19.

Voting against the recommendation of city staff, the Pleasanton City Council sided with the planning commission during its Aug. 18 meeting and approved 4-1 amendments to the North Sycamore Specific Plan (NSSP) that will greenlight the development of a 3.28-acre lot adjacent to Bridle Creek a…

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The Pleasanton Unified School District has produced a video to explain how families can apply for free or reduced-price meals for their children for the new school year through the national school lunch and breakfast programs.

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Painters prepared the front of Amador Valley High School for new paint. Pleasanton Unified School District started August 11th, but with remote learning, it may be a while before students see the freshly painted school.

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.