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Teachers threatening strikes around the state

Teachers’ unions across the state, have been pushing hard for significant pay increases. There were strikes in Oakland and Los Angeles with another threatened...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 31, 2019 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1777 Views

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What you missed in media coverage of the Oakland teachers' strike

Looking at the East Bay Times’ coverage of the Oakland teachers strike, I am amazed at the lack of depth. The first two days, the main story on the front page...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by all elite wrestling roster, on Mar 27, 2019 at 9:28 pm | 7 comments | 1983 Views

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Tri-Valley cities band together to battle Bay Area housing compact

The focus on the statewide housing crisis by the pols in Sacramento and Bay Area business leaders have spawned understandable negative reactions in Pleasanton and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Mar 25, 2019 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1650 Views

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Supervisors plan key vote on Urban Shield Tuesday

After months of committee work and a key vote by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the future of the valuable Urban Shield training program comes down to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by design home app, on Mar 25, 2019 at 4:20 am | 2 comments | 2674 Views

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Three ideas for reading in the new year

Happy New Year. To start off 2019, I have some reading suggestions. I can recommend two books that are ideal for reading while on the porcelain throne. Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 1, 2019
Last comment by malkova, on Mar 21, 2019 at 4:51 am | 3 comments | 2163 Views

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High-speed rail folly should end now

Two knowledgable long-time critics of California’s high-speed rail authority came to Sacramento this month with a detailed report that demonstrates the fallacy...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Paterson Moving, on Mar 13, 2019 at 6:40 am | 20 comments | 2152 Views

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Supervisors plan key vote on Urban Shield Tuesday

After months of committee work and a key vote by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the future of the valuable Urban Shield training program comes down to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2019
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Pleasanton's home-grown "unicorn"

The Tri-Valley’s first home-grown “unicorn” will move into new digs next year. Pleasanton-based 10x Genomics is expanding rapidly as the privately-held...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by https://apkmabbu.com, on Mar 10, 2019 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 3821 Views

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Replacement plans for Sears should enhance Stoneridge offerings

When it comes to making lemonade when seemingly handed lemons, the Simon Property Group certainly doing that at Stoneridge mall. When Sears went bankrupt and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Anony, on Mar 7, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

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Turning an active 95 requires many birthday parties

Dan Ashton was feeling a bit “birthdayed out” on Monday afternoon. He’d officially celebrated his 95th birthday on Saturday in Pleasanton, but...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Tul Ver, on Feb 28, 2019 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

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Confusion surrounds high-speed rail project

If you’re confused about the status of California’s absurd high-speed rail project, you’re probably not alone. In his State of the State speech last week,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 21, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 24, 2019 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2313 Views

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Talking sports and life with Tommy Dyer

When you sit down with Tommy Dyer and talk sports, come prepared. His knowledge of current teams, players and stats is daunting, but it’s his recall of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Joe Cook, on Feb 20, 2019 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 3565 Views

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Fresh scrutiny for residential plans in East Dublin

When the new Dublin City Council gets down to business this month you can expect a fresh look at all potential residential projects. Last June, Mayor David Haubert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by RayThompson, on Feb 20, 2019 at 6:08 am | 2 comments | 3160 Views

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One of Pleasanton's "characters" passes on

There was a season when Pleasanton was a city of characters who helped make it a special place to live, work and raise a family. One of those characters was trivia...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by armor games com, on Feb 17, 2019 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 2241 Views

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas. This is a great time of year and I hope for all of our readers that you enjoy this time. It’s the season to gather with family and friends and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 25, 2018
Last comment by armor games hacked, on Feb 17, 2019 at 5:44 pm | 6 comments | 1627 Views

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Ridgeview Hope Church moves into plain view

After decades of being tucked in the back of a neighborhood, the 50-year-old Ridgeview Hope Church formally opens its new church on a main thoroughfare next Sunday...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by armour games, on Feb 17, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 2244 Views

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CityServe helps give a Pleasanton vet a fresh start

CityServe of the Tri-Valley introduced Desert Storm/Shield veteran Dominic Prodenzola of Pleasanton to people attending its sixth annual Tri-Valley Prayer Breakfast...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by armor games com, on Feb 17, 2019 at 5:36 pm | 4 comments | 2231 Views

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Changing the rules after the fact

It’s almost laughable to watch a San Francisco politician—ever so politically correct—decide that Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s name should...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by armor games, on Feb 17, 2019 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 1913 Views

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Diverse companies and organizations in Hacienda Business Park

Driving around Hacienda Business Park, something I used to routinely do when I was working for the daily paper, is now an exploration to see what’s new. After...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Piddy, on Feb 16, 2019 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1792 Views

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Being prepared saves a life at Pleasanton Middle School

Team members at Pleasanton Middle School were reminded of the importance of being trained and prepared for life or death situations. During a lunch break in December,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Back Pain, Neck Pain, Headache Relief Center Pleasanton, on Feb 15, 2019 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 1538 Views
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Nominations due by Sept. 16

DanvilleSanRamon.com and Pleasanton Weekly are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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