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New state law toughens penalties for copper thieves, buyers

With copper thefts a growing problem in the area, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill advanced by State Assemblywoman Joan...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jersey Malcolm, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 10 comments | 2635 Views

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Lawsuits against city of Pleasanton not uncommon

Pleasanton police Chief Dave Spiller confirms there is an internal investigation into actions of a K-9 officer, but such...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Matt P., on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:08 am | 23 comments | 2635 Views

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Council votes against holding Nov. 3 ballot measure on East Side development

The Pleasanton City Council last night scuttled plans for a special advisory ballot measure about East Side development plans...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by sknywench, on Jun 4, 2015 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 2635 Views

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Pleasanton to host free E-Waste collection days April 18-19

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host free E-Waste collection days on Friday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by local, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged high school drug dealer arrested again

Paul Harold White, who was arrested earlier this month for furnishing drugs to high school students, has been arrested again. The...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by samantha, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:11 am | 7 comments | 2633 Views

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Weather permitting, Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday parade still on for tonight

Periodic sunshine and then showers are making for a day of uncertainty on whether Pleasanton's's popular Hometown Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 2633 Views

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What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9800...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mitt Supporter, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:33 am | 21 comments | 2632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminders about traffic on the first day of school

As school starts, remember that traffic is always atrocious the first several days of school as parents try to figure out...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 2631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Programming

I am wondering what percentage of kids can program a computer by the time they finish middle school. It is becoming an essential...

Original post made by yAPTR-yetAnotherPTownResident on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 2631 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by TonyAndrade, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2631 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are VBAC not allowed at local hospitals?

The last time I checked, the body that is carrying my baby is mine. I recently moved to the area and have come to learn...

Original post made by Why? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by VBACs, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Gap is now $8M and a Proposal for debate

PUSD has distributed an updated budget gap analysis showing a need to reduce expenditures by $8M. PUSD's proposed reductions...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:14 am | 84 comments | 2630 Views

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Which movie theaters stack up?

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing: Blockbuster movie time. Highly anticipated movies like "Spider-Man 3," "Shrek...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by hill, on Jun 4, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2629 Views

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Comcast adds new fiber network, communications services in Valley Business Park

Comcast Business is expanding its advanced fiber network into the Valley Business Park off Valley Avenue in Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 2628 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police find car thief suspect hiding in garbage bag

A man who allegedly stole a vehicle then ran away when officers approached him was found hiding inside a plastic trash can...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by good job, on Jan 7, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2626 Views

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Hosterman endorses Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman Friday endorsed Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10342...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Middle of The Town Observer, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:27 am | 30 comments | 2626 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 robberies attempted at local pharmacies, 1 succeeds

A lone robber attempted to hold up a pharmacy at a Safeway supermarket on Bernal Avenue without success yesterday but police...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by to curious, on Nov 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 2626 Views

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Chlorine spill causes traffic snarl

If you were traveling to work on either interstates 580 or 680 Wednesday morning, you were probably dealing with the fallout...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 5, 2007 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 2624 Views

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Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2624 Views
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