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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman, 72, injured in robbery near West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station

A 72-year-old woman suffered a large cut to the face Wednesday afternoon during a strong-arm robbery near the West Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 11, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 1766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calendar on school board agenda Tuesday

The school board is meeting on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 with the school calendar issue back on the agenda. The meeting is...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 10, 2015 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 3288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teacher named 'Educator of the Year'

Eric Thiel, Amador Valley AP biology teacher and Science Department chair, has been named 2014 Claes Nobel Educator of the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by PLEASANTON MIDDLE SCHOOL, on Jan 9, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Truck carrying 45,000 pounds of beer overturns on I-580

A big-rig carrying 45,000 pounds of beer overturned, blocking two lanes of I-580 in Pleasanton Thursday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 1846 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 22 comments | 5053 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sisters get 5 years probation in Livermore child abuse case

Two sisters were sentenced today to five years' probation for their felony conviction for willfully harming a child for binding...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by sadden parent, on Jan 9, 2015 at 8:27 am | 5 comments | 1691 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council adopts new Housing Element with development limits through 2023

The Pleasanton City Council begrudgingly adopted a new Housing Element Tuesday that includes the 70 acres rezoned last year...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 8, 2015 at 4:23 pm | 9 comments | 3798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2652 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers planning to strike

Mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers are planning a week of strikes against Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 2700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castro Valley suspects face attempted murder charges in fight with deputies

Three suspects have been charged with attempted murder for allegedly fighting with two Alameda County sheriff's deputies...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 7, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1327 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are We Actually Saving Water? Is austerity the answer or not?

Since our reservoirs are still low, I can see why we need to conserve water; however, i do think that we could've taken the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing Tuesday to ratify city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday to consider final approval of its new Housing Element that incorporates...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by HELP US NOW PLEASE, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 11 comments | 4680 Views

RESTAURANTS

Planners OK McKay's Taphouse on Main Street

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, with the support of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has approved a bid by Barbara...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mel M, on Jan 6, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 4833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join the American Red Cross Blood Drive--Handles' Parking Lot--January 9th

Members of Pleasanton North Rotary (PNR) and the community at large are invited to give blood to the American Red Cross from...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Jan. 5, 2015
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 dead after 3-car collision on Highway 84 in Sunol

Two people died and others were airlifted to medical centers Sunday evening following a multi-vehicle collision on state...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jan 5, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 6 comments | 4364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen car results in 3 arrests at Pleasanton's Larkspur Landing Hotel

Three people were arrested Tuesday in the Larkspur Landing Hotel parking lot on Johnson Court on a variety of charges stemming...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Albert, on Jan 5, 2015 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 3265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red Cross to hold 4 blood drives in Pleasanton this month

The American Red Cross will hold four blood drives later this month in an effort to replenish supplies that typically dwindle...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 5, 2015 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2759 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Winter 'Spare the Air' alert issued for today

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/28/winter-spare-the-air-alert-issued-for-today...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 4, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 18 comments | 1711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged identity thieves busted in Pleasanton

Another case of identity theft suspects being caught in Pleasanton. Seems to be happening a lot recently. "Police in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1096 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
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