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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local leaders urge restraint when verdict is announced in Mehserle trial

Bay Area police and community leaders including those in the Tri-Valley are hoping for calm when a verdict is announced...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 43 comments | 1996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges filed in 2008 Angela Street arson

In a case that took more than two years to investigate, the former co-owner of a home on Angela Street has been charged with...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 1996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer takes the stand in his murder trial

Ernest Scherer III, a professional poker player accused of killing his parents for financial gain in March 2008, testified...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 1996 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on over at the old TGIFridays?

Drove by there today and saw that it was under construction. Anybody know what's going in there?...

Original post made by Jennie on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by oldtimer, on May 28, 2014 at 8:31 am | 6 comments | 1996 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

National Grants is a Scam

For all of you that have seen the National Grand COnference AD on TV, DON'T BELIEVE THAT!!! IT'S A SCAM... Very good hype...

Original post made by Chris on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1995 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

911 tributes planned at Fairgrounds, Bankhead Theater on 10th anniversary of attacks

Impact for America, part of a national ministries group, will hold a special event Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 16, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 28 comments | 1995 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Marine suffers major injuries when hit by grenade in Afghanistan

Marine Lance Corporal Cody Waller, son of Beth and Mike Waller of Pleasanton, was seriously injured Friday in Afghanistan...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Bryan, on Jun 4, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 9 comments | 1994 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serial robbery suspect arrested after car chase

California Highway Patrol arrested a man in Manteca Tuesday morning suspected in several robberies in the Bay Area and Central...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by thanks for the enertainment, on May 12, 2009 at 2:43 am | 19 comments | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Did you vote 'yes' on Measure G?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5911 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1993 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 | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you parents handle teens and their cellphone/texting behavior?

Just curious what rules any of you have on your teens' cellphone use. My daughters (13 and 16) are convinced I am the world's...

Original post made by Big Meanie on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 37 comments | 1992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Appeal on County Fair's gun show ban goes before 9th Circuit court today

A long-running challenge to Alameda County's ban on gun shows at the annual county fair in Pleasanton will go before a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 1, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 38 comments | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

I dare you

There are a lot of people with a lot of nasty things to say about things going on around this city. The unkind words said...

Original post made by BOOMER on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Koko, on Jun 3, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 1990 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Garamendi praises Obama speech, but wants Afghanistan war ended 'now'

Democratic Congressman John Garamendi said last night that he was generally pleased with President Obama's State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1990 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Las Positas College needs more revenue to meet student needs

Las Positas College, the Tri-Valley's award-winning community college, is a shining star among California universities and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 1990 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 | 1989 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bush's explanation for high gas prices refuted

Yesterday in the White House Rose Garden, President Bush tried to explain that the reason for the high gas prices is because...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Are Your Opinions About The Mayor and Each Councilmember?

I've refrained mostly from writing on this subject before. I think it is time to bring it out as warm up for the election...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Jul 7, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 18 comments | 1988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Iron Horse Trail segment

I like the idea of the Iron Horse Trail. It seems amazing to me that it cost $1.6 million dollars to build that 1 mile segment....

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff investigators search for clues in couple's death

About 90 volunteer detectives from the Contra Costa County and Alameda County sheriff's offices scoured an area around the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1987 Views
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