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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House passes legislation stripping federal funding from Sanctuary Cities

This is quick post in support of legislation stripping so called "sanctuary cities" of federal law enforcement funds. Kate...

Original post made by Not Important on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Obiedient American, 57 minutes ago | 9 comments | 235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Citation of $2120 for Castlewood violation... really?!

About a month ago, I was driving to work. I usually take 680 South or the frontage road to take the Canyon. There must have...

Original post made by Are you kidding me?! on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Damon, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless in Pleasanton

I often walk the trail along the arroyo behind Parkside. Under the bridge at Hopyard someone has constructed what appears...

Original post made by Ruthie on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by BobB, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 144 Views

AROUND TOWN

New officer joins Pleasanton Police Department

The Pleasanton Police Department welcomed a Pleasanton native as its newest officer this month. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Joe Carlucci, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 2061 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High diversity camp ends today with dance, music performance

This year's Cheza Nami diversity camp will end its weeklong session into African art and music today with a student play...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 5 hours ago | 7 comments | 711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spencer Freeman Smith sentencing

What was the sentence for this guy? Anyone know?...

Original post made by Robert on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Thw Watcher, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 557 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UC Berkeley named best public college in U.S.

The University of California at Berkeley is the number one public university in the United States. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Go Cal!, 11 hours ago | 13 comments | 1557 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services Saturday for George Farrell, 54, who died while riding bicycle

Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Pleasanton Senior Center for George Farrell, a 25-year employee in the city...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Mr. L. Turner, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 3363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sizzling Saturdays start tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Sizzling Saturdays return tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton with Sunday Fundays making a debut Aug. 2. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Al., 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco in Pleasanton??

Is there going to be a Costco built over by Club Sport or is this just a wishful rumor?...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services this morning for Hayward police sergeant killed last Wednesday during traffic stop

A memorial service will be held this morning for Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger, who was shot and killed last Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 30, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 1232 Views

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Move underway to recall Staate Senator Richard Pan

Senator Richard Pan is the author of SB277 approved by California Assembly and Senate, signed into law by Governor Brown....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jul 30, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 11 comments | 272 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pleasanton

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/29/new-pastor-at-trinity-lutheran-church-in-pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Nancy Feniuk Nelson, on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1164 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's hot! Here's how to escape the heat in Pleasanton

Swimming, frolicking through sprinklers, air conditioners and fans are typical methods to keep cool today as temperatures...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Julie , on Jul 29, 2015 at 11:00 pm | 6 comments | 1949 Views

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Firefighters extinguish grass fire at Camp Parks in Dublin

A 250-acre grass fire on the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area that temporarily closed Tassajara Road in Dublin was...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jul 29, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council raises City Manager Fialho's salary by 5%

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has been awarded a 5% salary increase, raising his annual pay to $206,877 from $197,026. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Stacey Bloom, on Jul 29, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 9 comments | 2128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found cockatiel

Hi, we found a cockatiel in the Vintage Hills neighborhood today. If you lost your cockatiel please post here!...

Original post made by Erika on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pere Ott, on Jul 29, 2015 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wheels meetings today, tomorrow aimed at gaining views on bus service;

The operator of the Wheels bus system and the Tri-Valley Rapid is holding three meetings this week to gain the public's views...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still Caring, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1545 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Season's first 'Spare the Air' day called for today

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for today. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:19 am | 8 comments | 590 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Study claims Bay Area roads among some of worst in country

The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/26/study-claims-bay-area-roads-among-some-of-worst-in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 7 comments | 859 Views
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