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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Memorial service highlights Kate Steinle's generosity, love

A memorial service remembering the life and legacy of Kate Steinle, a Pleasanton native who was killed in San Francisco last...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by ptownbart, on Jul 10, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 4168 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family demands apology following fatal shooting of teen by Pleasanton police

The family of the 19-year-old who was fatally shot by Pleasanton police last weekend are demanding an apology after alleging...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 10, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 25 comments | 4597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to murder in Kate Steinle's death

An undocumented immigrant accused of fatally shooting Pleasanton native Kate Steinle at a San Francisco pier last week pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 10, 2015 at 2:35 pm | 12 comments | 2679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frontyard veggie patch

Does anyone know if I can grow veggies in the front yard? Growing cabbages, cauliflowers, strawberries, etc. will be low...

Original post made by PTownLover on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Nannette, on Jul 9, 2015 at 6:50 pm | 14 comments | 548 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 Law Abiding Citizen, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 11 comments | 1718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gun that killed Kate Steinle reportedly stolen from federal ranger

The gun allegedly fired by an undocumented immigrant accused of killing a 32-year-old Pleasanton native Kate Steinle on San...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 4 comments | 1296 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Bay Realtors join Zillow in having access to all property listings

The Bay East Association of Realtors and the Contra Costa Association of Realtors have jointly signed a listing distribution...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Dear C Student, on Jul 9, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 11 comments | 1227 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

GUEST OPINION: Pressing 'Stop' on East Pleasanton

Timing matters in our personal lives, business, politics, and even city planning. The City Council recently voted to rescind...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 9, 2015 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 1343 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feinstein, S.F. police union say Kathryn Steinle killing was avoidable

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and the San Francisco Police Officers Association have expressed their deep...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 8, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 7 comments | 1417 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 laurie, on Jul 8, 2015 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 18303 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5644 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 | 1077 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 | 3321 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 | 700 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 | 2596 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 | 359 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 | 11138 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 | 256 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 | 3821 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 | 1429 Views
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