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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 | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary suspects arrested in Foothill High School parking lot

Police arrested two burglary suspects and confiscated two guns near Foothill High School this morning, according to police....

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lacey, on May 28, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 17 comments | 2028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No Child Left Behind a failing program, Pleasanton school chief says

Pleasanton school Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi is joining with other Alameda County superintendents in taking a stand against...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by No more excuses. We want results, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 32 comments | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rave Coming to Pleasanton Under a Different Name?

Is there a rave that is going to be at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on New Years Eve? Looking online the company who is...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by TRude, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 15 comments | 2028 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 | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Linking to the beyond

Irma Slage considers herself to be a human telephone--connecting the living to departed spirits. It all began one day...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 13, 2008 at 8:53 am | 22 comments | 2027 Views

SPORTS

Rough and tumble sport skates into the Tri-Valley

What's got eight wheels and flies? Any of the 26 or so women now part of the area's newest professional sports team, the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 4, 2011 at 8:29 am | 20 comments | 2027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

body found under freeway

Did they ever release the name of the man they found dead underneath the freeway near the Hilton? I cannot find anything...

Original post made by Ginger on Jan. 7, 2012
Last comment by See the San Ramon Express, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove landowners vow to proceed with development despite defeat at polls

The Oak Grove landowners who saw their plan to build 51 homes in their southeast hills property above Pleasanton's Kottinger...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by OMG, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:23 am | 55 comments | 2026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sirens?

Am hearing lots of sirens (3:45pm, Monday) going up and down Foothill Rd ... any idea what's going on?...

Original post made by Wondering? on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by ogranny, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Juanita Haugen Scholarships awarded to Diane Hadley & Alice Deng

Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced Two high school seniors have been selected by the Community of Character...

Original post made by Ken mano on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 2025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

recent break ins

Just a heads up... I received an e-mail from St. Elizabeth's Seton (on Stoneridge) that three cars had been broken into...

Original post made by TI on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 2024 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 | 2024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council signs off on agreement to scuttle housing cap, build more affordable housing

The Pleasanton City Council agreed last night to pay $1.9 million in legal fees to two affordable housing coalitions in a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mackenzie, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 31 comments | 2024 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. 2024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mom asks for return of stroller

Pleasanton police are investigating the case of the stolen stroller. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9193...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Christine Smith- Womens Bible Cafe, on May 9, 2012 at 9:40 am | 19 comments | 2024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom Sells Rule-Breaking Son's Car

Thought some parents may be interested... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080109/ap_on_fe_st/odd_car_ad Mom sells rule-breaking...

Original post made by Karen on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 2023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is the Federal Reserve Bank (FED) and why do we have it?

I believe that it is essential that all Americans know the facts regarding the FED. This article does a very good job...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 4, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 18 comments | 2023 Views
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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