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Defendant to stand trial for murder in shooting death of Kate Steinle

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled today that an undocumented immigrant accused of shooting Pleasanton native Kate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, 13 minutes ago | 2 comments | 232 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 Janice, 2 hours ago | 31 comments | 11659 Views

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More on- I go through self-check while clerks chat it up!

I was ready to comment, but the last post was closed to regular posters, so I thought I would start a new one. The topic...

Original post made by Ms. Smith on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Map, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 47 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Winners and losers in Lund Ranch 50-home development approval

There were winners and losers last week as the Pleasanton Planning Commission approved a bid by Greenbriar Homes to build...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by BobB, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 1720 Views

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Pleasanton Dog Owners Can Do Better at the Marilyn Murphy Kane Trail

While walking part of the Marilyn Kane trail over the weekend, I was dismayed to find multiple piles of animal waste along...

Original post made by Valerie on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ed, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A "Common Core" Math Problem: Old Way vs. New Way

Check this out and determine for yourself why so many students like me are confused. Old Way: 32-12 = 20 See the...

Original post made by Confused Student on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pre calc data point, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 226 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Americans embracing 'smart' homes

A survey of U.S. adults by Coldwell Banker Real Estate t and CNET, an online source of consumer technology news, found that...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Ed, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 972 Views

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Police searching for naked man who followed woman on Aug. 20

Pleasanton police are reporting that they are now searching for a man who followed a woman in his car while apparently naked...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 493 Views

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I Love Pets, but Keep Your Cat in Your Own Yard

I have tried everything to keep your cat off my cars, my yard furniture and out of my plants. I have sent notes to the presumed...

Original post made by Responsible Pet Owner on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, 8 hours ago | 36 comments | 1424 Views

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Police searching for naked man who followed woman

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who followed a woman in his car while apparently naked. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bullet that struck, killed Kate Steinle ricocheted off pier wall

The single bullet that struck and killed a 32-year-old woman in broad daylight on San Francisco's waterfront last month appears...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by BobB, 20 hours ago | 13 comments | 1440 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sewer district board member resigns to pursue job within district

Dublin San Ramon Services District board member Dawn Benson resigned from the board this week to apply for an employment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by I agree with Michael Austin, 21 hours ago | 7 comments | 1659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Homework Policy

Students are only supposed to be getting 2 hours of homework each night (about 20 minutes per class). It's clear to me and...

Original post made by Angry on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by no stress, 22 hours ago | 14 comments | 1480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is the third person to be paid a settlement by PUSD in the Vranish Case

And how much did PUSD have to pay? Why hasn't this been made public information? The other two pay outs have been made...

Original post made by Mary F. on Sep. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 227 Views

AROUND TOWN

I go through self-check while clerks chat it up! How does that benefit the store?

For the 3rd time this week I have gone through a store's self-check line while the paid employee/clerk was busy talking to...

Original post made by Sharon G on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 3, 2015 at 9:08 am | 14 comments | 1197 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Was Frequent TownSquare Forum blogger “Jimf01” featured in Channel 2 news story? (With Video)

Many of you Pleasanton Weekly fans might recognize the name “jimf01”, a frequent blogger on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare...

Original post made by Ptowner on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 2, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 21 comments | 1849 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton HOA firm sued for discrimination

A couple who say their children have been barred by their homeowner's association from playing or trick-or-treating in their...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Sep 2, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 45 comments | 54281 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sewer district board member elected to state sanitation board

Dublin San Ramon Services Director Georgean Vonheeder-Leopold has been elected to serve a three-year term on a state sanitation...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on Sep 2, 2015 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 518 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'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 | 2096 Views

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Final 1st Wednesday street party starts at 6 p.m. tonight

Pleasanton's final 1st Wednesday of the summer tonight will focus on environmental issues with vendors offering information...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by member, on Sep 2, 2015 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1857 Views
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Why I'm now supporting Bernie Sanders
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 1,744 views

Heated battle likely over climate change legislation
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 289 views