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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 4090 Views

SPORTS

Bee-ing good at spelling

Thirty-six students at Walnut Grove Elementary studied a spelling booklet that had 42,000 words, then did their best to correctly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by haha, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 4089 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 4088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

It’s { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 15 comments | 4086 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 4086 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 60 comments | 4085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council OKs gas station, new Starbucks drive-through coffee shop next to Safeway

Safeway was given the OK by the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night to start construction on a self-serve gas station and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 20 comments | 4085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

West Grand Boulevard at Concerts in the Park tonight

Thousands will fill downtown's Lions Wayside and Delucchi parks tonight to hear the classic soul and Motown hits by West...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 4085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mexican Market

I am fairly new to Pleasanton and wonder if anyone can tell me where I might find a mexican market. The grocery stores carry...

Original post made by Jillian on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Paul Morgan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 22 comments | 4081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be Pleasanton's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:40 am | 16 comments | 4080 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Missy, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 4077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 4076 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Carlson sentenced to 26 years in prison for 1984 Foothill High student murder

Steven Carlson was sentenced at an intense and emotional hearing Friday to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Emanuel, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:48 am | 9 comments | 4075 Views

SPORTS

Much in common for new football coaches at Amador Valley, Livermore high schools

It's not often everything feels right in the world and with the uncertainty of the world in general, finding escapes, even...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Teri Bush, on Mar 30, 2016 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 4074 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 2011 was quite a year for Pleasanton

As cities go in this financially-pressed state of California, Pleasanton had a very good 2011. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by FnSuite, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 4073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accused Castlewood killer's ex-wife testifies

Suspicious of his activities in the days following the murder of a Castlewood couple, the ex-wife of accused killer Ernest...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 4072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Harvest Park break-in case resolved

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 23, 2013 at 11:09 am | 8 comments | 4072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unsafe, Overcrowded Wheels Bus at Amador Valley HS

Wheels continues to supply too few buses to Amador Valley High School. One bus at 3:00 p.m. for all of Vintage Hills and...

Original post made by av parent on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 31, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 4070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping Chickens in Pleasanton

I'm interested in getting some egg layers for our back yard. I know that we're not allowed to have any roosters (noisy at...

Original post made by Bird Brain on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 4069 Views
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