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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Cops nab thieves in separate incidents

Four people were arrested this week on auto burglary charges after reports from a home and the Stoneridge Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Fanny, on Jan 2, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 5 comments | 7602 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 7599 Views

AROUND TOWN

What does the new Safeway add to Pleasanton?

I went there today (Dec. 17) for the first time. Around 10 am. Pretty empty, especially for the weekend before Christmas....

Original post made by mystified about the new safeway on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by A. Fan, on Dec 31, 2011 at 12:45 am | 24 comments | 7586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Documents reveal details in alleged molestation case

Castlewood Tennis Director Henry John Germain remains in custody on charges of eight counts of sex crimes against children...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Sep 10, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 143 comments | 7583 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bowser losing in bid for County Superintendent of Schools post

Karen Monroe, associate county superintenden and the only current Alameda County Office of Education employee in the race,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:10 am | 9 comments | 7582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No charges in case where man was left comatose outside his home

No charges will be filed against the teens involved in an altercation that left a Middleton Place man bleeding and unconscious...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by William H Tell, on Feb 10, 2014 at 11:38 am | 75 comments | 7564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council reinstates penalties for excess water users

The Pleasanton City Council last night reinstated stiff monetary penalties for businesses and residents who fail to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by kmary1, on Apr 24, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 30 comments | 7550 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 new challengers for Pleasanton mayor, City Council

Two new challengers have entered the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/04/2-new-challengers-fore-ple...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Knut , on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 27 comments | 7547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill ranked highest in area among top 100 California high schools

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools in Pleasanton are among the top 100 best public schools in California, a U.S. News...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 8:32 am | 20 comments | 7534 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 7532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:21 am | 23 comments | 7531 Views

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Developer James Tong pleads guilty to violating Endangered Species Act

An East Bay real estate developer James Tong, 70,has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to violating the U.S. Endangered...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jan 15, 2016 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 7513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore golf pro charged with sexual abuse

An award-winning Livermore golf pro has been charged with 65 felony counts for allegedly sexually abusing two boys who he...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member47, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 10 comments | 7508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds mourn death of Amador freshman at church service last night

More than 800 students, teachers and others packed the sanctuary of Valley Community Church last night for the memorial service...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by JMF, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 7507 Views

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Cold Stone, landlord square off over lease as popular ice cream store moves out of Pleasanton

The franchise owners of Cold Stone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton have closed their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:52 am | 152 comments | 7505 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter to My Employees

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more...

Original post made by _ on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Larry Haney, on May 18, 2010 at 9:35 am | 47 comments | 7490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The Parks and Recreation Commission held a public workshop March 1 to discuss the usage of the proposed 17-acre Staples Ranch...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by C.J., on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 21 comments | 7490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Police Parked Near Schools?

What is the deal with Pleasanton Police Department having Pleasanton police in patrol cars sitting for hours on the side...

Original post made by Nothing Better to Do? on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 25 comments | 7487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Over the top yearbook photo OK'd for Amador Valley High publication

An Amador Valley High School senior will be allowed to have his "distinctive" photo in the school's yearbook after all. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kara, on Dec 25, 2012 at 11:48 pm | 47 comments | 7478 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday crime rises at Stoneridge mall

Stoneridge Shopping Center was a hotbed of criminal activity in the days surrounding Christmas, with 10 arrests, pending...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2014 at 11:29 am | 21 comments | 7478 Views
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