Pleasanton resident Beth Hostelter, a registered nurse and director of Medicare Services for Albertsons Companies, has been named secretary of the board for the National Medicare Secondary Payer Network, a nationwide nonprofit advocacy organization.

The East Bay Holocaust Education Center, a new nonprofit organization based in Pleasanton, is sponsoring an artwork, writing, and video contest open to high school students in the East Bay area.

The Alameda County Fair received top awards from the Western Fairs Association and the International Association of Fairs and Expositions for innovation and excellence in competitive exhibits, agricultural programs and marketing for 2020.

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A motorist struck and killed a pedestrian who was walking on a Pleasanton street, police confirmed on Saturday.

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PLEASANTON —In an effort to retain some local control over state accessory dwelling unit (ADU) mandates, the city council recently voted to amend its master fee applications process while voting to eliminate future citywide construction of two-story ADUs.

More than 40 students from the Foothill High School DECA program placed in the Top 10 in Northern California Career Development Conference competitions, held virtually last month because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and will move on to the state DECA conference this March.

PLEASANTON — The Pleasanton Police Department (PPD) has placed an officer on administrative leave while investigating the officer's social media posts, including one related to a pro-President Trump rally around Jan. 6, a published report said.

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Pleasanton parents and students protested for in-person classes at the intersection of Bernal Avenue and First Street, by the Pleasanton Unified School District office, on Thursday, Jan. 28. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

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The Museum on Main in Pleasanton is preparing for its 14th annual Wines & Valentines fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 12, but because of the pandemic, instead of the traditional gala at Castlewood Country Club the event will be held virtually.

Pleasanton’s Farmers Market welcomed visitors and shoppers on Saturday, Jan. 23, where Joey Connoly and Emily Connoly of Castro Valley selected flower arrangements from Jose Villafana. The market is open Saturdays, year-round. There, shoppers can find a place to shop for seasonal fruits and …

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PLEASANTON — The city council recently amended a current policy that assists local first-time homebuyers.

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PLEASANTON — The Pleasanton City Council has approved the East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) default service level of “Renewable 100” for municipal accounts, “Brilliant 100” for residential and commercial customer accounts, and “Bright Choice” for reduced-rate medical baseline programs.

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Pleasanton resident Donald James has written a book about manners in the workplace based on advice gleaned from his mother and a long career at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Sandra Gardiner, executive vice president at Pulse Biosciences, a medical device company in Hayward, has been named chair of the Valley Humane Society Board of Directors.

At The Beer Barons, at 336 St. Mary St., a group of friends from Livermore partake in the Saturday evening dining. Several restaurants in downtown Pleasanton opened for outdoor dining business, on Friday, Jan. 9. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

PLEASANTON — The council will soon receive an update on the city’s ambitious water rehabilitation plan and consider a request for additional funding to evaluate wells.

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Community members interested in the role of student resource officers (SRO) and policing practices in Pleasanton are invited to participate in an open, online forum Saturday, Jan. 16, at 3 p.m.

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Marine veteran, firefighter, Sony recording artist, first responder, and veteran suicide advocate John Preston embarked on another hike in honor of a retired firefighter that lost his life to suicide, on Sunday Jan. 3. The hike took them along the Stanly Boulevard bike path in Pleasanton, wi…

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Tri-Valley SOCKS, which was forced to cancel its annual Bras for the Cause walk this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, still managed to raise more than $62,000 for breast cancer care and research.

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Aaron Gnagy, from Pleasanton, an air traffic controller 2nd class, has been assigned to the Navy’s Camp Lemonnier in the Republic of Djibouti.

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The Pleasanton Police Department said Wednesday that two men arrested in Ripon, California, are believed to be responsible for an early morning break-in at a convenience store in Pleasanton and the theft of several rolls of lottery tickets.

Pleasanton’s traditional tree is again on display in front of the Museum on Main, framed by the iconic Pleasanton Arch. For a list of Pleasanton’s upcoming holiday events, visit https://bit.ly/3qksUwj. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

Diners in bubble tents at Brava Garden Eatery in Pleasanton got in a few more meals on Saturday Dec. 5 before Alameda County’s outdoor dining shut down on Sunday Dec. 6. For more information about the county’s precautions and restrictions, visit https://bit.ly/2IoZDPK. (Photos - Doug Jorgersen)