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El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Pleasanton, Danville,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jimmy McGill, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 36 comments | 1663 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland seeks help from Massachusetts-based agency, ex-L.A. police chief to solve growing crime problem

Looking for fresh ideas to solve Oakland's growing crime problem, Mayor Jean Quan and Police Chief Howard Jordan announced...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hopeful, on Jan 5, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New law allows inmates Imprisoned as youths to seek new sentences

Some California inmates sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as juveniles will be...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect tomorrow in Pleasanton, but not San Ramon

Starting tomorrow, New Years's Day, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 3, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 44 comments | 7197 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's 'Spare the Air Day' again today

A second Spare the Air Day has been called for today, banning the burning of wood and solid fuel, according to the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Truth, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 1265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni soccer game set for Jan. 5.

Four decades of soccer players from Pleasanton schools will be playing in the 10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Curt Gordon, on Jan 3, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 1234 Views

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Class Action Lawsuit V. Pleasanton Weekly?

There is a topic posted on your page called Moral Turpitude. I am no genius but no one was accused of or charged in the false...

Original post made by Not Cool PW on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ground beef, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:42 am | 13 comments | 1151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F. shopper arrested for shoplifting at Stoneridge Mall also charged with having counterfeit money

A San Francisco woman was arrested for four felonies and one misdemeanor after a Dec. 19 shoplifting incident at Nordstrom,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 10 comments | 1072 Views

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On final day of 2012, Pleasanton Weekly's Holiday Fund needs your help

On the last day in 2012, what better time is there to consider turning your thoughts to supporting local nonprofit agencies...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Jan 2, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 2470 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Special election set for May 7 to fill vacant Pleasanton Council seat

Voters will be asked to choose a candidate for the Pleasanton City Council May 7 in a special election that will be by mail-in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Freedom has a cost, on Jan 1, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 17 comments | 1185 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART will run until 3 a.m.tomorrow morning

New Year's Eve revelers who don't want to drive to San Francisco events tonight can travel back to Pleasanton and nearby...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Dec 31, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 982 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Upscale, high-density apartment project planned for Bernal-Stanley corner

A 16-acre site at the southeast corner of Bernal Avenue and Stanley Boulevard where Home Depot once proposed to build a second...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 20 comments | 1364 Views

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S.F.'s Exploratorium offers free admission today before it moves to new location

After decades of educating students, tourists and Bay Area residents about the wacky ways of biology, physics, chemistry...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Stephen, on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1443 Views

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Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 1932 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing suspect arrested in Manteca

The Livermore man wanted in a Nov. 14 stabbing at Las Ventanas apartments in the 3800 block of Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 1318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bird watchers fan out for annual Audubon Society count

Bird enthusiasts fanned out across the Bay Area yesterday to take part in the Golden Gate Audubon Society's Christmas Bird...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chevron Moving to Texas

Chevron announced that it's moving 800 jobs from San Ramon to Texas. No doubt the first of more moves to come. If the average...

Original post made by jason on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Good Move Chevron, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 25 comments | 4160 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Road to the Rose Bowl: Stanford starts festivities at Disneyland for today's game

Stanford's charter plane touched down in sunny Los Angeles at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. But the Cardinal did not truly arrive...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 28, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP reports drop in Bay Area DUI arrests over Christmas holiday period, but increases statewide

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Different Times, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two women beaten in Dec. 24 mall attack

A Christmas Eve dispute over manners apparently led to the beating of a mother and daughter by two other women at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2012 at 8:23 am | 18 comments | 1393 Views
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