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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming did not have drugs in his system

Article in the CCTimes today John Deming, the unarmed teenager who was shot to death by Pleasanton police, Did Not have...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 43 comments | 1298 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 65 comments | 3974 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

China's Show Of Military Might

China's communist party takes credit for its role in WWII. Excuse me! What war did President Xi's communist party fight? It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by WalMatt, on Sep 10, 2015 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Americans embracing 'smart' homes

A survey of U.S. adults by Coldwell Banker Real Estate t and CNET, an online source of consumer technology news, found that...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by essayhelperonline, on Sep 10, 2015 at 12:23 am | 7 comments | 2967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterans Memorial Goes Before Parks and Recreation Commission Thursday Night

On Thursday night September 10th, the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will review the proposed location for a...

Original post made by Doug Miller on Sep. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

When is SF Sherrif Mirkarimi going to jail for refusing to enforce federal law?

I'd like to know when Sheriff Mirkarimi of San Francisco, yes the same sheriff that beat his wife and took a plea and was...

Original post made by LM on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Follow all laws, on Sep 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves staff changes, budget adjustments, preschool plan

The Pleasanton school board met Tuesday night to approve staff changes, discuss the district's budget, start the process...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fundraiser for The Taylor Family Foundation

Thursday, Sept 17 is New Leaf Community Day. 5% of the day's sales at New Leaf will be donated to The Taylor Family Foundation...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 231 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Winners and losers in Lund Ranch 50-home development approval

There were winners and losers last week as the Pleasanton Planning Commission approved a bid by Greenbriar Homes to build...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Huh!, on Sep 9, 2015 at 8:27 am | 10 comments | 4425 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART trains running under the Bay, but service off to a shaky start

The BART system is recovering this morning from major systemwide delays. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/08/bart-trains-running-under-the-bay-...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 8, 2015 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1207 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Spare the Air' alert for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Alert for today because of a high-pressure system...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 8, 2015 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway halts relationship with schools fundraiser

Safeway has discontinued its association with a fundraising organization that provides donations to school, including the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 8, 2015 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 6654 Views

AROUND TOWN

More on- I go through self-check while clerks chat it up!

I was ready to comment, but the last post was closed to regular posters, so I thought I would start a new one. The topic...

Original post made by Ms. Smith on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Suzy Q, on Sep 7, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 441 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bullet that struck, killed Kate Steinle ricocheted off pier wall

The single bullet that struck and killed a 32-year-old woman in broad daylight on San Francisco's waterfront last month appears...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 7, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 2260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to discuss budget, teacher approval tomorrow

The Pleasanton Unified school board will meet Tuesday night to discuss employee contract approval, field trip approval, the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Defendant to stand trial for murder in shooting death of Kate Steinle

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled today that an undocumented immigrant accused of shooting Pleasanton native Kate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Sep 7, 2015 at 8:42 am | 5 comments | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A "Common Core" Math Problem: Old Way vs. New Way

Check this out and determine for yourself why so many students like me are confused. Old Way: 32-12 = 20 See the...

Original post made by Confused Student on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Julie, on Sep 7, 2015 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 934 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor signs Baker's veteran-assistance bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill from local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that aims to better inform and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 5, 2015 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressmen to meet with commuters on ACE train this morning

Congressmen Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) and Jeff Denham (R-Modesto) will hold a rolling "roundtable meeting" with constituents...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Omar Chatty - San Jose, on Sep 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police urge community to be aware of phone scams

Pleasanton police encouraged residents to be aware of phone scams that typically ask someone to send money to help a loved...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2015
Last comment by get a brain!, on Sep 5, 2015 at 10:11 am | 8 comments | 3536 Views
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