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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police say officer who shot 19-year-old acted 'in fear for his life'

Pleasanton police said the officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old early Sunday outside a downtown antique and classics car...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 1 minute ago | 40 comments | 1353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Memorial service at 3 p.m. Thursday in Pleasanton for Kate Steinle

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Casa Real in Pleasanton for Kate Steinle, who died last Wednesday after...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by aia, 46 minutes ago | 5 comments | 7737 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man named to Ducks Unlimited board

Pleasanton resident Dave Hinman was elected to the Ducks Unlimited national board of directors during the nonprofit organization's...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Rick, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 774 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family IDs man fatally shot by Pleasanton PD, hires celebrity attorney

The family of the 19-year-old accused burglar who was killed by Pleasanton police last weekend has hired a celebrity attorney...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ben, 3 hours ago | 27 comments | 1990 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on probation arrested in slaying of Amador Valley grad

A man accused of shooting and killing a 32-year-old Plesanton woman near the San Francisco Ferry Building last Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by MM, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news on the Vranesh decision

Has there been a decision on the Vranesh court hearings? ...

Original post made by carrie on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Nancy C., 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commute times

Hi, We are looking at buying a house either in Fremont or Pleasanton. The homes in Pleasanton are very nice compared...

Original post made by Bruce on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Lori, 5 hours ago | 10 comments | 404 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Treatment district opens new recycled water fill station in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District, which provides wastewater treatment to Pleasanton, opened its second residential...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by PW Reader's husband, 7 hours ago | 15 comments | 2198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Unified/Jon Vranesh update?

Early May it was announced that it would be about 30 days for a decision - it's way past that - has anyone heard any updates...

Original post made by Cheryl on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Get the facts, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killing of Pleasanton native ignites debate over 'sanctuary' cities

Sanchez had been held earlier in the year in San Francisco jail but was released due to the city's "sanctuary" policy, which...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Dave Francis, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 10390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fair Fireworks

Anyone else disappointed in the fair fireworks this year? Why were they so low residents couldn't see them from our neighborhoods?...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair ends this weekend

Closing weekend at the Alameda County Fair features a range of keynote events, including the Junior Livestock auction, Demolition...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Julie , on Jul 6, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 3396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sierra Club says new electric rates will cost majority more

A San Francisco-based conservation group said a new electricity rate plan passed Friday by the California Public Utilities...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 1008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspected burglar fatally shot in chase outside Specialty Sales Classics

A man fleeing the showroom at Specialty Sales Classics auto sales at 2 a.m. today was shot and killed early today by Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2015 at 11:37 am | 42 comments | 6205 Views

AROUND TOWN

School honors program

My son will be starting at Irvington High School (Fremont) in 9th grade in August, he will be taking 2 honors classes and...

Original post made by School honors program on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baker, colleagues introduce $6-billion transportation proposal

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, joined Republican colleagues Monday to announce...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Jul 6, 2015 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council takes bold step in $17.7 million pay-down of pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council took a bold step this month in voting to pay down the city's total unfunded pension-related liabilities...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jul 6, 2015 at 7:52 am | 22 comments | 1543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Breakfast?, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 7181 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea

A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Gman94568, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 2851 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious individual casing the area around Country Fair/Hansen Park

My wife and I were walking around the Country Fair neighborhood tonight around 9pm and an individual wearing a hoodie came...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 10 comments | 981 Views
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