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Homeless man found dead in sleeping bag near Hopyard and I-580

Pleasanton police say an as-yet unidentified homeless man was found dead Monday afternoon in a sleeping bag near where Hopyard...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by The Jurich Family, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 1853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Laursen elected Pleasanton school board president in 3-2 vote

In a 3-2 vote, Joan Laursen was elected president of the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 27, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 26 comments | 1853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mohr getting a new principal?

I have heard through the grapevine that The Mohr Elementary principalship is open. Does anyone know what happened to their...

Original post made by Get the facts on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Wah, on Jul 7, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voodoo Kitchen closed?

Looks like a new place, The Cove, is going in. This is at Valley/Bernal, across from Safeway. I liked Voodoo Kitchen and...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 12 comments | 1853 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Lady Falcons tally another win, remain undefeated

The Lady Falcons varsity soccer team has added another notch in their belts in the win category after shutting out Granada...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ghetto Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 1852 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 61 comments | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen shouting obscenities from car

Happened twice to us this week - teen boys shouting obscenities at us from cars (presumably on their way home from Amador...

Original post made by Pleasanton Valley Resident on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 20 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Complaints continue about parking at 24 Hour Fitness facility

Parking has gotten better at 24 Hour Fitness's new facility on Willow Road, but there are still problems during peak hours,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by BMJC, on Jul 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 25 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank You! You made my day.

I just want to take time to thank the person who found my I Pad outside Tullys last Tues. night. I was helping a friend...

Original post made by tango on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by tango, on Aug 19, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 6 comments | 1852 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 80 comments | 1852 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City on lookout for new parks director

Jim Wolfe has a clock in his office that counts down the days, hours and minutes to retirement. That time will be running...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hovingh, on Jun 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 1851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for daycare for infants

I am expecting in July and am looking for daycare available for infant starting October. Any tips on where I can find a...

Original post made by Expectant Mom on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by A Pleasanton Mom, on Apr 26, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 43 comments | 1851 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Thousands in jewelry taken in Ruby Hill burglary

A burglary in the 3400 block of Torlano Court in Ruby Hill yielded three necklaces worth $1,000 apiece, two pair of earrings...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 17, 2011 at 12:49 am | 20 comments | 1851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1850 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UCSF-letter-concerning-health-risks-of-full-body-scanner-TSA-screenings

I'm one of the lurkers on PW forums. I have no idea about the validity of this, but thought some of the more well read members...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2010 at 2:32 am | 18 comments | 1850 Views

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Woman robbed of purse in 9 a.m. hold-up on Pleasanton's Main Street

A woman told police she was held up at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10 in the 300 block of Main Street, near the Bank of America. The woman...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Murph, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities master plan goes before school board tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will get a comprehensive look at what needs to be done at schools following a year-long evaluation...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heath Ledger autopsy results due in 10-14 days

The sudden death of film star Heath Ledger stunned fans and family from Hollywood to Australia on Wednesday as New York City's...

Original post made by Chris on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2008 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

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Council plans special meeting Thursday on impact of Ayala initiative

Pleasanton City Council members, after spending part of an opening hour at their June 17 meeting trying to find a suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 14 comments | 1849 Views
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