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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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
There are no comments yet. 58 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 J. Charles, on Apr 13, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 2578 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 | 1198 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 | 4548 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 | 1240 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 | 9452 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 | 5403 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 | 3544 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 | 3545 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 | 3755 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 | 1813 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. 267 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. 335 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 | 3245 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 | 2193 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 | 2618 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 | 647 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 | 5745 Views

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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 | 1978 Views

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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 | 1454 Views
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Better financial times ahead for ValleyCare thanks to Stanford merger
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 445 views

Tax Day
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 270 views