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Concord city attorney dies after jumping off parking garage

Concord City Attorney Mark Coon jumped from the third floor of a parking garage to his death Tuesday morning in Walnut Creek,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by LOOKOUT, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 549 Views


Lawyers attack Pleasanton Weekly on Twitter

The Los Angeles law firm of Geragos & Geragos has taken to Twitter to call the Pleasanton Weekly a "journalistic disgrace"...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 46 comments | 4990 Views


SF man dead at Del Valle - boat overloaded and no life jacket

I just read that a man from SF died in a team building function at Lake Del Valle for Saleforce's IT Department. The boats...

Original post made by Michelle on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Billie, on Oct 6, 2015 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 320 Views


Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable

It has been almost three months since 19-year-old San Jose resident John Deming Jr. was shot and killed by Pleasanton Police...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Oct 4, 2015 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 1971 Views


Students star in TV30's 'Tri-Valley Youth View'

A new edition of Tri-Valley Youth View, a one-hour special TV program produced by middle school and high school students...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1258 Views


Costco seen as potential buyer of Pleasanton development zone site

Pleasanton planners moved a step closer last week to creating the city's first Economic Development Zone along Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 1, 2015 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 399 Views


Friday is sentencing day for the Dublin hit-and-run lawyer

In November, Spencer Freeman Smith pled guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and...

Original post made by Sam on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Riley Curious, on Sep 29, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 1785 Views


San Ramon attorney, Spencer Smith, pleads no contest AGAIN in Dublin hit and run

Spencer Smith, the San Ramon attorney who hit and killed a man in Dublin pled no contest again for felony hit and run and...

Original post made by Litman on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Sep 28, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 233 Views


Sentencing for attorney Spencer Freeman Smith

He'll be sentenced for the hit-and-run death of Bo Hu, who was visiting from China and on his bicycle. This was back in...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 22, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 180 Views


A Well-Written Editorial on the Deming Case by Gina Channel-Allen

One of the PW editors wrote what I think is a very good and balanced editorial on the recent press release by the Deming...

Original post made by Jason on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Sep 21, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 1713 Views


Some news on attorney Spencer Freeman Smith hit-and-run trial

This is the labor attorney that killed a cyclist on Dougherty Road with his Mercedes, drove home to San Ramon, and hid his...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 19, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 1498 Views


Independent report comissioned by Geregos shows no drugs in John Deming

In the news...this is from the report from an "independent" forensic toxicologist hired by the family's attorney, Geregos...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 17, 2015 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 324 Views


John Deming did not have drugs in his system

Article in the CCTimes today John Deming, the unarmed teenager who was shot to death by Pleasanton police, Did Not have...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 43 comments | 1120 Views


When is SF Sherrif Mirkarimi going to jail for refusing to enforce federal law?

I'd like to know when Sheriff Mirkarimi of San Francisco, yes the same sheriff that beat his wife and took a plea and was...

Original post made by LM on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Follow all laws, on Sep 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 215 Views


Pleasanton police urge community to be aware of phone scams

Pleasanton police encouraged residents to be aware of phone scams that typically ask someone to send money to help a loved...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2015
Last comment by get a brain!, on Sep 5, 2015 at 10:11 am | 8 comments | 3090 Views


Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Janice, on Sep 4, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 31 comments | 12081 Views


'Kate' Steinle family planning suit against S.F., federal officials over her death

The family of a woman shot and killed at San Francisco's Pier 14 last month said Monday that they plan to sue city and federal...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by ample tone, on Sep 2, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 16 comments | 2435 Views


Daily police sirens

On average I hear PD sirens 2x per day. Starting to feel like I am living in Oakland. I can understand the occasional once...

Original post made by kbenson on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Aug 31, 2015 at 8:08 am | 6 comments | 533 Views


Pleasanton residents blindly support the police in a shooting of unarmed man

The residents of pleasanton were smarter 40 years ago then they are today. I recently read the posts regarding the John...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Aug. 30, 2015
Last comment by James, on Aug 30, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 8 comments | 572 Views


Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police officer files claim against department

The family of a 19-year-old San Jose man who was fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last month has filed a wrongful...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2015 at 10:28 am | 25 comments | 2412 Views
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