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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 | 1567 Views

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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 | 3619 Views

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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 | 2505 Views

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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 | 2493 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 | 1254 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 | 525 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 | 4550 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 | 4608 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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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 | 4178 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 | 3072 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 | 2554 Views

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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 | 1563 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 | 1038 Views

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Pleasanton residents to find it easier to dispose of hazardous waste starting today

It will be easier for Pleasanton residents to drop off their household hazardous waste in the new year beginning today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Not great!, on Jan 3, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 11 comments | 2934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 38 comments | 2602 Views

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Firefighters rescue man trapped in trench

A worker is safe after being trapped when a trench collapsed on him Thursday afternoon. The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by that was my neighbor, on Jan 3, 2015 at 3:16 pm | 7 comments | 5009 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Coffee?

Is it weird to anyone but me that there are no small-brand coffee shops in downtown (serving local brands like Ritual, Fourbarrel,...

Original post made by bf90 on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2015 at 10:20 am | 9 comments | 1543 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police launch 'Hide It, Lock It' campaign to reduce thefts

The Pleasanton Police Department is launching a new crime prevention campaign aimed at reducing the number of preventable...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm | 12 comments | 3685 Views

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Strong winds cut power, down trees in parts of Pleasanton, Livermore

The strong winds that whipped through the area Tuesday and early this morning downed trees and blocked some roadways in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Keith Conning, on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2074 Views
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