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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud noises last night...gunfire?

My husband and I woke to what we thought were repeated sound of gunfire last night at about 1:30 am. There were 2 episodes...

Original post made by Muirwood Area Resident on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 26, 2012 at 10:05 am | 19 comments | 4081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown signs bill that seeks to halt underage drinking on charter buses

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 45 into law Sunday, too late for 19-year-old Brett Studebaker, who died in a 2010 drunken-driving...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by whatshisname, on Sep 26, 2012 at 9:30 am | 4 comments | 1677 Views

SPORTS

49ers new Santa Clara stadium already 200-foot-high steel skeleton with 50-yard line in center

The new San Francisco 49ers Stadium in Santa Clara is already a towering steel skeleton that rises nearly 200 feet high above...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2057 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 4444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spanking of students allowed in Texas?

Food for thought for all those republicans who want less government at the federal level and say it should be up to the states: In...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors play a bit of Jeopardy at annual public gathering together

Tri-Valley mayors played Jeopardy in front of more than 300 of their constituents at their annual Tri-Valley Mayors Summit,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 1179 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Study continues on reopening waterslides

A report on the Shadow Cliffs waterslides has concluded that the popular facility could be reopened after repairs are made...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 3 comments | 1443 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Haggerty, 2 other County supervisors, endorse Cook-Kallio for Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE's 9th annual "Bon Appetit-Toasts & Tastes of Fall" to benefit Pleasanton schools!

Don't miss it! PPIE's annual culinary event, Bon Appetit- Toasts & Tastes of Fall, on October 6th from 6:30pm -10pm. 15...

Original post made by David on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore homeowner shot during drug-related robbery

Police detectives have determined that a home invasion robbery that ended in a shooting Saturday night in Livermore was drug-related. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanley Blvd

As I was weaving back an forth on Stanley this morning (left lane closed, then right lane closed, then left lane closed),...

Original post made by oldtimer on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Trudy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly to hold community-wide forum for municipal candidates on Oct. 4

A free, community-wide forum for candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 4 in...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:01 am | 12 comments | 2594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin hires new Community Development director

Following a nationwide recruitment, Dublin City Manager Joni Pattillo has appointed Luke Sims, Community Development Director...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by ca94566, on Sep 25, 2012 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs $15 million Bernal Community Park project

The good times are back, or so it seems in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9766...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bill R, on Sep 25, 2012 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Southbound I-680 reopened after fatal crash closed freeway at Stoneridge at 3:30 a.m. today

A stretch of southbound interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton was closed for more than three hours starting at 3:30 a.m. today...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by John, on Sep 24, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 8 comments | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks maybe? Anyone else hear all the noise?

The neighbors are all out. Anyone know what's going on? It sounds like a really long grand finale....

Original post made by Lily on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Definitely cool and informative, but..., on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 8 comments | 2736 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Utility, beautification improvements planned for Stanley Boulevard

Alameda County has big plans for a stretch of Stanley Boulevard between the Pleasanton and Livermore city limits--to the...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by marty, on Sep 24, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 25 comments | 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unionized Castlewood workers ask City Council to support labor agency's rule to end lockout

Union members, who said they are among those who were locked out of their jobs two years ago in a wage and benefit dispute...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 41 comments | 2122 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown's Bibiane Bakery closing today

Bibiane Bakery, the popular bakery and coffee shop located at 349 Main St. in downtown Pleasanton, will close its doors at...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 2054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City College of S.F. on brink of insolvency, state takeover

City College of San Francisco could be on the brink of insolvency because of high spending that is at odds with ongoing funding...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 1871 Views
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