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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops nab bike-riding car burglar

A former Pleasanton man faces charges after an alert resident called 9-1-1 to report a prowler near his car. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by victim advocate, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 3372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4 seized at Pleasanton Marriott for series of regional crimes

Four suspects accused of using a stolen credit card to pay for a room at the Marriott Hotel at 11950 Dublin Canyon Boulevard...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Pictures, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 12 comments | 3575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernal Avenue on-off ramps at I-680 to be modified

Work will begin late Monday night, July 21, on major modifications to on and off ramps at the the Bernal Avenue interchange...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Foothill dweller, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 18 comments | 5978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chick-fil-A planning Pleasanton restaurant

Chick-fil-A, a national restaurant chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, plans to open a restaurant with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Glucosamine, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 61 comments | 7977 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Plans unfunded liabilities

If you have not gone to the California Controller's website, you should go there now and look at the data on financials of...

Original post made by lll on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by change the system, on Nov 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Credit Union downtown

Can someone please tell me why is there not one credit union branch/atm downtown Pleasanton? Would it be that hard to stick...

Original post made by Dita on Nov. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talmud expert to talk about magic of ancient Babylonia Wednesday

Is there a difference between a prayer and a spell? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/11/14/the-magic-of-ancient-babylonia-arrives-in-pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by srco, on Nov 14, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 3419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State's revenue for October hits $6 billion, beating estimates by 12.3%

Total revenues for October, the fourth month of Fiscal Year 2014-15, totaled $6.0 billion, coming in above Budget Act estimates...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mother Goose, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 14 comments | 1710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November

The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by It's a Team Effort, on Nov 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 18 comments | 2577 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Foothill Little League opens registration for spring 2015

Pleasanton Foothill Little League has begun registration for all of its baseball divisions for the spring 2015 season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1111 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon's Faria Preserve development approval remains unchallenged

The city of San Ramon will not face legal challenges under state environmental law for its approval of the Faria Preserve...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 450 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

MTC seeking comments on public transportation plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is seeking public review and comments on its Draft 2015 Public Participation...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 13, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 939 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dentist's Halloween buy-back program brings in 533 pounds of candy

Dentist Steven Nerad and his office staff have collected a total of 532.93 pounds of Halloween candy since Oct. 31, donations...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harvest Park Cheer Team Holiday Boutique

Harvest Park Middle School MPR Thursday, November 13, 2014 3pm-7pm Harvest Park Cheer Team is hosting a Holiday Boutique...

Original post made by Sherri J on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sherri, on Nov 13, 2014 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber holding Fall Business Mixer tonight at Fairgrounds

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold its Fall Business Tradeshow and Mixer from 5-7 p.m. today at the Palm Pavilion...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 12, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Biden: Middle Class Label Not a Compliment in DC, ‘It Means You’re Not Sophisticated’

Hey America, not only do the Democrats in power think you are stupid, they also think you are "not sophisticated". Now where's...

Original post made by Jonathan Gruber on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan Gruber, on Nov 12, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rosepointe homeowner back to Planning Commission tonight with second-story bid

Rosepointe community homeowner George Schmidtt will be back before the Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight to again seek...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Just Do It, on Nov 12, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for opening of 'Innovate Pleasanton'

Tri-Valley Capital opened its spacious new "Innovate Pleasanton" office this week in Hacienda Business Park at a reception...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by roger, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2419 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Party time on election night quite different from earlier years

There was a time when election night parties were sumptuous events for candidate supporters and even the reporters who covered...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 1837 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Baker wins Assembly race over Sbranti

Republican Catharine Baker, a Pleasanton attorney, has been elected 16th District State Assemblywoman, serving a wide area...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by James Hoffa, on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 15 comments | 3328 Views
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Not so speedy trial
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