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Since its inception in 2017, the Go Green Initiative’s Summer Internship program continues to train high school and college level students in marketable career skills while learning the importance of sustainability.

The upcoming retirement of Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller means the city is tasked with finding a new chief to lead the department and maintain the low crime rate. City Manager Nelson Fialho will announce an interim chief in the next few weeks.

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After 17 years of service to the City of Pleasanton, Police Chief Dave Spiller has announced his retirement, effective November 14. Chief Spiller began his career with the Pleasanton Police Department in 2002 as a lieutenant and was appointed captain in 2003. In 2011 Spiller was selected to …

Back by popular demand, the City of Pleasanton will be hosting a free document-shredding event on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Civic Center parking lot located at 123 Main Street.

Before Pleasanton starts renovation on the big slide at Mission Hills Park, 600 Junipero St., residents are invited to take a last ride on the iconic slide on Friday, Sept. 27, 5 to 7 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring picnic dinners and refillable water bottles. The City will provide…

In an effort to protect teenagers from the harmful effects of vaping, Pleasanton Unified School District unanimously passed a resolution to ban e-cigarette use on campus and at school events, and vowed to support legislation to keep vaping and tobacco products out of young people’s hands.

The City of Pleasanton is soliciting public comments on the DRAFT FY2018-2019 HUD Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER). The CAPER assesses the City’s performance in meeting the goals, objectives, and actions proposed under its FY2018-2019 Action Plan and FY2015-201…

On Sept. 7, the Pleasanton Police Department responded to a call to investigate a suspicious circumstance in the Chardonnay and Touriga Drive area. At about 1:55 p.m., a black sedan travelling westbound on Chardonnay Dr. followed an 11-year-old girl while she was riding her bicycle. The driv…

The Pleasanton Library and Recreation Department is offering several programs and events throughout September. They include the VA’s Mobile Medical Unit on Sept. 12, Bootlegger Training Program on Sept. 17, Senior Center Open House on Sept. 17, and College Readiness Workshop Series on Sept. …

Foothill High School in Pleasanton held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate their new sport field. A nearly $514,000 donation from the Foothill High School Athletic Boosters covered more than half of the project’s nearly million-dollar construction price tag. Students, staff, boosters and …

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week honored Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Western Laboratory in Pleasanton for cost and energy-saving programs that reduced taxpayer costs and saved energy and resources.

On August 27, 2019, at about 2:30 p.m., officers were called to 4825 Hopyard Road to investigate a suspicious-looking suitcase. A locked suitcase was found chained near a gas line for several days. When a maintenance employee cut the chain to remove the suitcase, he heard a strange mechanica…

When Pleasanton Heritage Association officials put a plaque on a historic house on Second Street several weeks ago as part of a ceremony celebrating its preservation, they were shocked to see a vacant lot next door.

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (AD 16) invites you to join your friends and neighbors for a casual conversation over coffee at Inklings Coffee in Pleasanton on Thursday, July 11th, from 4:30 - 5:30 pm. Share your thoughts on community and legislative matters important to you.

Community members are invited to join in what has become a tradition for celebrating the birth of our nation at a free family-friendly concert and (optional) picnic in Lions Wayside Park from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. About 100 volunteers are involved in producing the celebration.

The City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Department welcomed Taft Bradley as Pleasanton’s newest police officer. Taft was sworn in on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in a ceremony that included his 4-year-old son, Taft Jr., pinning his badge.

The Pleasanton City Council voted to support the staff recommendation for the design of parking within the former railroad corridor between Abbie Street and Bernal Avenue.

Dublin San Ramon Services District has started a major capital improvement project at the Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in Pleasanton that will increase efficiency to improve the wastewater treatment process and reduce energy costs.

Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) Deputy Superintendent for Finance and Business Services Micaela Ochoa has accepted a similar position in the San Mateo Community College District.

The Pleasanton City Council unanimously adopted its two-year operating budget for fiscal years (FY) 2019/20 and 2020/2021, and its four-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for fiscal years 2019/20 through 2022/23. The action took place at the June 18 meeting.

Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) will have a healthy budget in the next Fiscal Year and the following two years, a performance that is important for budget projections that districts make at this time of year.

Lynnewood United Methodist Church in Pleasanton is presenting a conversation with Dublin City Council member Shawn Kumagai on Sunday, June 30th, at 7 p.m. The conversation, entitled “Somewhere Under the Rainbow,” is meant to highlight the spectrum of gender identities and sexual orientations.

The Board of Directors of the Pleasanton Downtown Association (PDA) is announcing the departure of longtime Executive Director, Laura Olson, and the hiring of new Executive Director, Tiffany Cadrette. Olson will leave her post of over 9 years on August 2nd. Cadrette has served as the Events …

The City of Pleasanton will celebrate its 125th Anniversary beginning at the June 18 Council meeting. The community is invited to share in this council meeting, which will kick off the anniversary celebration.

In celebration of Pleasanton’s 125th Anniversary, the city’s Library and Recreation Department is launching a program taking readers on a stroll from the Pleasanton Library, along the sidewalks of historic downtown Pleasanton, ending with a free book at the Firehouse Arts Center’s new Little…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May Revise of the state budget may treat the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) a little better than the original January version, said the district’s top financial official.Deputy Superintendent of Business Services Micaela Ochoa told the school board a…

Pleasanton high school seniors, Lauren Londono, Anika Nicolas, Bryan Luo, Varsha Madapoosi, and Paulina Umansky, received scholarships totaling $4,500 for their conservation and sustainability work in Pleasanton. Collectively the students conducted waste audits, implemented recycling and org…

On Monday, May 20th, the Pleasanton Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit conducted an undercover prostitution sting operation at a local hotel. The operation was carried out in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies, including the Livermore Police Department and the Hayward …