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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 Bill, 42 minutes ago | 8 comments | 299 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 Chris, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 4344 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, 11 hours ago | 16 comments | 9876 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, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 663 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 To Katies Dad , 18 hours ago | 8 comments | 1105 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, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 142 Views

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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 , 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 3353 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, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 903 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, 22 hours ago | 42 comments | 5660 Views

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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 | 113 Views

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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 | 431 Views

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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 | 1520 Views

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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 | 7031 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 | 2841 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 | 970 Views

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Traffic Today In Pleasanton

I was out before noon today, running a few errands. The I-680 south was a parking lot up to Bernal from the I-580 interchange. Hopyard...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Estaban, on Jul 4, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 4 comments | 368 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parolee arrested in slaying of Amador Valley grad

Police have arrested a man on probation out of Texas who is accused of killing a 32-year-old Amador Valley High grad in broad...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 30 comments | 63 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/03/dennis-millers-picks-for-f...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brilliance from our school board

(Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly staff.) On the homework survey Miller: based on my child, we should...

Original post made by Just Me on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Really?, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1045 Views

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Tie a knot for veterans at Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday tonight

Hope Hospice is asking the public to tie a knot for veterans tonight at Pleasanton's First Wednesday Street Party that starts...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Missy, on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 628 Views
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