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Readers Choice 2015 Winners

The balloting is completed, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Missing Category?, on Jul 8, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 8337 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, on Jul 7, 2015 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 2077 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, on Jul 7, 2015 at 8:07 pm | 27 comments | 5016 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., on Jul 7, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 1244 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, on Jul 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 4317 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, on Jul 7, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 803 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 | 12476 Views

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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 | 657 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 , on Jul 6, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 5503 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 | 2827 Views

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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 | 8272 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 | 1529 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 | 3283 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 | 14077 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 | 3928 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 | 2153 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 | 979 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 | 1902 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 | 1490 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 | 1591 Views
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