Pleasanton Military Families (PMF), a local support group, will host a BBQ for Tri-Valley residents with family members who are veterans or now serving in the U.S. military, at Pleasanton’s Amador Valley Community Park, 4301 Black Ave., at 6 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 12.

Inspired by the current exhibit, “Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State’s People, Life, and Land,” the Museum on Main in Pleasanton will host a free drop-in craft day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – or until supplies run out – on Saturday, July 31.

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The Asian American High School Alliance (AAHSA), in conjunction with Pleasanton VFW Post 6298 and Pleasanton American Legion Post 237, will honor and recognize the sacrifice of American military forces during and after the Korean War on Sunday, July 25.

Famed scientist Marie Curie, as portrayed by noted storyteller Susan Marie Frontczak, will take the virtual stage this month at the Museum on Main as part of the Ed Kinney Speaker Series.

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Volunteers continued searching Friday for a missing Berkeley man who vanished nearly a week ago while purportedly out for an eight-mile run at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park.

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Following a five-day search, which involved more than a dozen agencies from across California and nearly 300 volunteers, Pleasanton Police Department (PPD) and its allied agencies are further scaling down operations to locate missing runner, Philip Kreycik, 37.

Richard Flanders, a member of Pleasanton North Rotary, was inducted July 1 to a one-year term as governor of Rotary District 5170, which covers 61 clubs and more than 4,000 members in Alameda, Santa Clara, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties.

The VA Palo Alto Health Care System’s Mobile Medical Outreach team will provide free examinations, consultations, and referrals for veterans at the Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Monday, July 12.

PLEASANTON — Local veterans at the Stoneridge Creek Retirement Community in Pleasanton were honored on the Fourth of July during a special Quilts of Valor ceremony to celebrate those who served.

Pleasanton’s Museum on Main will host an online discussion about the traveling exhibit, “Stitching California,” with curators Karen Holmes and Katie Pasquini Masopust at 7 p.m., Friday, July 9, on the museum’s YouTube channel.

The Ridgeview Hope Church in Pleasanton plans to host a virtual “pet parade” on its website to celebrate July 4. The church has chosen the theme “Let Freedom Ring” for the online display of cats, dogs, and other family pets.

In a special appearance on Sunday, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) delivered a brief speech at the East Bay Interfaith Community’s “Into the Light” event, commemorating the challenges of the past year.


Nikita Jayaprakash, an incoming senior at Amador Valley High School, has been appointed Teen Poet Laureate for the next school year by the Pleasanton Civic Arts and Library commissions.

Strizzi’s Restaurant in Pleasanton will donate 20% of all lunch and dinner receipts on Tuesday, June 29, to charities and scholarships supported by the Italian Catholic Federation (ICF), including research for Cooley’s anemia, Gifts of Love for Special People, and the Providenza Fund.

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PLEASANTON — On Friday, June 25, officers from the Pleasanton Police Department arrested 44-year-old Darrell Lee Robinson for being in possession of a stolen vehicle, evading police, delaying/obstructing a peace officer, and for an outstanding felony warrant.

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Trustees welcomed two new staff members to the school community during its regular June 10 district meeting.

In a virtual event sponsored by, Pleasanton Vice Mayor Julie Testa will host a Town Hall to discuss Senate Bill (SB) 9 and other state housing legislation, Tuesday, June 29, at 7 p.m., via Zoom.

All attractions at the Boomers Park amusement center in Livermore are now open, including the indoor arcade and laser-tag. Outdoor activities include go-karts, bumper boats, and miniature golf.

The East Bay interfaith community remembers those lost to COVID-19 and celebrates a collective rebirth and renewal.

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PLEASANTON — The city council has unanimously approved 10x Genomics’ redevelopment application for a new campus on Springdale Avenue and the expansion of its headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Drive. 

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The Pleasanton North Rotary Club has awarded $1,000 scholarships to three graduating seniors from Foothill High School, based, in large part, on their community service.


Livermore artist Dennis Baker and Anne Giancola, president of the Alliance for the Visual Arts, are organizing a Tri Valley Artist Studio tour for the fall.

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PLEASANTON — Units from the Pleasanton Police Department (PPD) and the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department (LPFD) responded to a collision involving a Union Pacific train and a vehicle today around 3 p.m. No injuries were reported. 

The Alameda County Fairgrounds will welcome back one of its main attractions on June 18 when live horse racing — complete with live audience — returns to the track. 

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Plans for 10x Genomics’ new campus on Springdale Avenue and the expansion of its primary site on Stoneridge Mall Road recently took another step forward. 

The Foothill High School’s choral program – including the Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Chamber Choir and Rhythm in Blue – is presenting a virtual spring concert on YouTube. 

The Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Medical System mobile outreach team will provide free examinations, consultations, and referrals for veterans from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, June 14, at the Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal Road.