Dog Parks Reopening
With input from the public and its own city leadership, Pleasanton's recent conversation highlighted the potential of redirecting funds from its police department to other community assets.
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…
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.
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.
In an effort to protect certified staff from layoffs this July, Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) will consider the option of furlough days.
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.
Effective Friday, June 19, to coincide with Alameda County’s allowance of outdoor dining, the City of Pleasanton will close Main Street to vehicular traffic from Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.
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)
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.
With a $11.5 million hole left by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May budget revision, the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) board recently considered its 2020-2021 fiscal options.
The Pleasanton Police Department (PPD) announced the arrest of four juveniles in connection with the April 15 stabbing death of 19-year-old Jackson Reese Butler.
Tri-Valley nonprofits, arts and COVID-19 responders will see increased funding on the heels of recent Pleasanton City Council decisions.
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.
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.
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 recently announced the establishment of a $3 million Business Support Fund, intended to ease the impact of COVID-19 on Pleasanton businesses.
Seeing a need in the community, a group of Foothill High School students launched a free tutoring program to support the academic needs of elementary school children.
Police are investigating the stabbing death of a former Amador High School student from Pleasanton — the first victim of a homicide in the city in nearly eight years.
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.
The Pleasanton Police Department (PPD) announced two arrests this week in connection with the April 15 death of 19-year-old Jackson Butler.
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.
An officer's body camera video showed it took about 25 minutes for Pleasanton officers to Taser and restrain a struggling and screaming vandalism suspect who was dead by the time he reached a hospital.
Some 17 music teachers in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) joined together from their remote locations and performed a special show for all of their students and families in Pleasanton.
The American Red Cross issued a clarion call for blood donations last month as it faced a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations.
Not quite a ghost town in the wake of COVID-19, Pleasanton residents could still share their thoughts about the Stay at Home requirements.
The City of Pleasanton anticipates the COVID-19 pandemic will cost the city between $3 to $5 million to meet the need for medical and essential services.
Six Pleasanton police officers used reasonable force to subdue a 38-year-old man who died following a violent struggle in 2018, and will not face criminal charges, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office said.
Amador Valley’s competition civics team recently placed first at state in the “We the People” competition. While the path to nationals is unclear, given the ongoing pandemic, the group of seniors reflected on their experience as they looked to the future.
The Pleasanton Downtown Association is urging residents to continue supporting local businesses, despite the many closures and the statewide stay-at-home order during the coronavirus epidemic.
David L. Swing, police chief at Morgan Hill, California, since 2011, has been named police chief for Pleasanton. The city announced Swing’s appointment Monday, after a competitive selection and recruitment process. He will begin his new duties on April 13.
The $9 million upgrade to the Pleasanton schools communication and computer systems, due to begin soon, will include the ability to pinpoint the location of vaping high school students.
Pleasanton’s Community Education Series will host a panel discussion about the truths and myths of vaping at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 5, at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave.
Pleasanton’s chapter of Women Entrepreneurs Launch (WELA) will be part of the sponsorship of a March 30 conference honoring Women’s History Month.