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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man arrested following Lydiksen Elementary School lock down

A 27-year-old Pleasanton resident was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of brandishing a weapon and making criminal...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 24, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 2151 Views

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Police briefly lock down Lydiksen Elementary

Pleasanton's Lydiksen Elementary School was put on lockdown briefly Wednesday afternoon as police searched for a potentially...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sal Skidvinski , on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

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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 MP, on Apr 18, 2015 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 213 Views

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Pleasanton man gets 16 years for molesting student

A Pleasanton man was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a second-grader in his classroom...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 18, 2015 at 7:48 am | 8 comments | 2784 Views

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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 Member, on Apr 11, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 1249 Views

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Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by no dogs-in-public lover, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | 31 comments | 4622 Views

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Woman arrested, two men under suspicion in identity theft case

An Oakland woman was arrested March 25 after a citizen reported a suspicious vehicle in the area of Calle Madras and Hansen...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1272 Views

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Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Map, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 30 comments | 9636 Views

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Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ha!, on Mar 31, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 32 comments | 5425 Views

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Alert citizen aids in arrest of prowling suspect in Pleasanton

A 20-year-old Sacramento man was arrested Wednesday morning after an alert citizen noticed a suspicious person prowling near...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Mar 22, 2015 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 3616 Views

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Home Depot security officer knocked down by car as woman flees with power toools

A Home Depot security officer was run down by the driver of a car in the Pleasanton store's parking lot last night as he...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 3578 Views

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Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bay area, on Feb 24, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 20 comments | 3799 Views

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Suspected mail thieves lead police on car chase

Pleasanton police officers were led on a car chase early Thursday morning after officers responded to a report of a suspicious...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 20, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

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Suspected mail thieves outrun police

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by kbenson on Feb. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 279 Views

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Rock quarry

Does anyone know what happened at the quarry yesterday? Saw fire trucks, alameda county sherriff, coroner and a tow truck....

Original post made by uknown on Feb. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 345 Views

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Graffiti Problem

Pleasanton seems to be experiencing an increase in graffiti - some of which could actually be gang related - check out the...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by gary birtles, on Feb 12, 2015 at 6:38 am | 32 comments | 3270 Views

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Fine The Businesses Who Employ Illegals

I just read the story about El Balazo being hit by the Immigration Dept. Maybe if they get fined enough they will hire...

Original post made by Immigrate Legally on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 23, 2015 at 9:05 am | 12 comments | 2212 Views

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Carlson sentenced to 26 years in prison for 1984 Foothill High student murder

Steven Carlson was sentenced at an intense and emotional hearing Friday to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Emanuel, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:48 am | 9 comments | 2665 Views

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Bat attack + shooting in Plesanton

http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_27320764/four-arrested-shooting-baseball-bat-attack-at-pleasanton Just...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jan 18, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 658 Views

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Four arrested in Pleasanton shooting

Pleasanton police arrested four people this week on suspicion of attempted murder and criminal conspiracy related to a shooting...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Victor, on Jan 16, 2015 at 8:01 am | 15 comments | 5799 Views
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Major progress on unique housing proposal
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