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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney: Nomad 'Mule' released from jail after no charges filed

The California nomad known as "Mule" was released from the Santa Rita Jail last Friday, with no charges filed before his...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Silva, on Sep 6, 2017 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 4599 Views

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Alameda County sheriff's deputies formally charged with inmate mistreatment

Three current Alameda County sheriff's deputies and one former deputy were arraigned Tuesday on charges including assault...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Bubba, on Sep 6, 2017 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views

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Pleasanton PD investigating armed robbery attempt

Pleasanton police are looking for information about the whereabouts of a man who allegedly tried to rob two female residents...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 6, 2017 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 4109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California nomad 'Mule' jailed after arrest in Castro Valley

The nomadic man known as "Mule," who passed through the Tri-Valley this week, was arrested Wednesday night in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 9 comments | 5913 Views

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Manteca teen killed in I-680 crash near Sunol

A young woman who died in a crash Monday night on Interstate 680 in unincorporated Alameda County has been identified by...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 2744 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Watchdog group OKs Measure B, BB expenditures

An independent watchdog committee (IWC) reported Tuesday that tax dollars from Measure B and Measure BB transportation funds...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1116 Views

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Harvest Wine Celebration canceled due to high heat

The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association announced Thursday afternoon the Harvest Wine Celebration events planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by wfturner, on Sep 2, 2017 at 6:59 am | 5 comments | 2454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD legal fees - $1,065,468 YTD

I was wondering if the Pleasanton Weekly could find out why on earth PUSD has spend over $ 1 million on lawyers since the...

Original post made by curious on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 1, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 19 comments | 5468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD spends over $300,000 more in legal fees in June and July

The wasting of tax dollars continues as the current school board agenda shows PUSD paid law firms a number of payments split...

Original post made by Shocked (but not surprised really) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Warrants, on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Near record-breaking temperatures expected this weekend

With triple digit temperatures forecast for the Tri-Valley this holiday weekend, the city of Pleasanton is activating two...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Julia Reis, on Aug 31, 2017 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1588 Views

AROUND TOWN

As economy picks up, so does city spending

After a three-year hiatus, spending on municipal projects and improvements is back on the list of priorities for the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Aug 31, 2017 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 3014 Views

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My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Aug 31, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 25 comments | 4777 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Birth

Jack Logan Saylors Read the full story here https://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2011/07/29/birth posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by , on Aug 31, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

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Fundraiser set Sunday for Pleasanton native fighting cancer

This Sunday evening the Sunshine Saloon in Pleasanton is set to host a fundraiser dinner and raffle, with all proceeds going...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Cherie Bergman, on Aug 31, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 3381 Views

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Pleasanton council offers early support to roadwork financing deal with Costco

A majority of the Pleasanton City Council gave initial support to a financing deal with Costco to fund $21.47 million in...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Aug 31, 2017 at 9:51 am | 12 comments | 2669 Views

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Benicia native joins Pleasanton police as newest officer

Pleasanton police officials have welcomed Charles Hendrickson as the department's newest officer, a Benicia native hired...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 30, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 1060 Views

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Editorial: Stop commemorating the Confederacy

In the wake of the hate-fueled white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Va., our local State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda)...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by sanity, on Aug 30, 2017 at 10:14 am | 19 comments | 1901 Views

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City announces tentative plan for financing road improvements near proposed Costco

Pleasanton city staff and Costco officials have agreed to terms on a tentative proposal for how to fund roadway improvements...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Aug 29, 2017 at 5:40 pm | 102 comments | 5536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council set to discuss Johnson Drive EDZ roadwork financing plan

The Pleasanton City Council is set to talk Tuesday evening about a tentative agreement reached by city staff and Costco officials...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Dale M., on Aug 29, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 15 comments | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Cheer Clinic Sat Sept 23

Amador Cheer Team is holding their annual cheer clinic on Sat Sept 23 at Amador High School from 9am till 1pm. Participants...

Original post made by Sherri Jacob on Aug. 29, 2017
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