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BART names officer involved in fatal shooting

BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey confirmed on Monday that Detective Michael Maes, a law enforcement veteran, was the officer...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 28, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four charged in home invasion holdup

Four men have been arrested in connection to the August armed home invasion robbery of a man who returned to his Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by D Wilson, on Jan 28, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 7 comments | 6232 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As senior population grows, so do frauds against them

American are getting older, and as they age, more and more are becoming targets of fraud. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/10/20/as-senior-populat...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by kriemhilt, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:19 am | 12 comments | 2587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeway noise in Canyon Creek Cir

We are currently looking to buy a home in Pleasanton, we saw a listing in Canyon Creek Cir but this house is back againest...

Original post made by Jenny on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 3323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Equestrian Center owner named to Fair board

Chuck Moore, owner of Pacific Coast Well & Pump and Graceland Equestrian Center in Castro Valley, has been appointed to the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Jan 27, 2014 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Historic preservation rules get Council's OK

The Pleasanton City Council wrapped up more than two years of public debate Tuesday night by approving a series of changes...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by pseu·do , on Jan 27, 2014 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1266 Views

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Neighbor busted in home burglary

Pleasanton police have arrested a local woman for burglarizing her neighbor's home after the victims spotted her wearing...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Chief spiller, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 6788 Views

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'New' Stoneridge Drive now 40 mph

The speed limit on the newly extended section of Stoneridge Drive has been raised to 40 mph despite objections from City...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cluelessness, on Jan 26, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 24 comments | 4856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Sketch released of suspect who held up man at gunpoint at Shell Station

Pleasanton police detectives along with a forensic composite artist have created a sketch of the unidentified male who robbed...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sooo, on Jan 26, 2014 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 1650 Views

RESTAURANTS

What ABOUT Fast-Food Workers?

Hey, wait a minute. I thought going to college was supposed to ensure that everyone becomes a millionaire! Well, at least...

Original post made by Milty on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Niles, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 587 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: The Invisible Woman

History, they say, is written by the victors. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/23/review-the-invisible-woman...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 26, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 3069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget Cuts Have a Human Impact

At a recent Amador Valley School Site Council meeting, the committee discussed the wide ranging implications of the budget...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by 3rd party, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:31 am | 32 comments | 2184 Views

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Former Councilwoman Karin Mohr dies in fall

Karin Mohr, a Pleasanton City Councilwoman from 1980 to 1996, died Monday from injuries suffered in a fall. She was 74. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 16 comments | 6727 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 11007 Views

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S.F approves commuter buses, including those from Pleasanton

A proposal to allow private commuter buses to use certain public bus stops in exchange for a fee was approved Tuesday by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART officer dies after being shot by partner during Dublin search

A BART police officer was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a probation search in Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 11 comments | 3608 Views

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Pleasanton's Arby's robbed last night

Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed last night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Yawn, on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:32 am | 23 comments | 2840 Views

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City codes on blocking sidewalks and drive-ways

More and more, there are many things in my neighborhood that are blocking people from walking on the sidewalks. Within...

Original post made by Street Walker on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 33 comments | 4289 Views

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Dog attack

Anyone know any of the details of a pit bull that attacked a small poodle being walked by a lady and young girl on Via Del...

Original post made by Francine on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 5 comments | 1230 Views

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Brown declares drought emergency, urges conservation

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1952 Views
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