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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing for attorney Spencer Freeman Smith

He'll be sentenced for the hit-and-run death of Bo Hu, who was visiting from China and on his bicycle. This was back in...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 22, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Lions Club holding Fall fundraiser on Main Street tonight

The Pleasanton Lions Club is hosting its fourth annual Fall Restaurant and Shoppe Walk fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. tonight on...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Sep 22, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drought action: Residents sacrifice, get creative to conserve water amid dry conditions

Pleasanton resident Kate Swinehart faced a choice when the seemingly never-ending drought left little water to sustain her...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stella, on Sep 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 3870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 3896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh files challenge to OAH ruling

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh filed a legal challenge last week to an administrative court's decision that the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 3908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Well-Written Editorial on the Deming Case by Gina Channel-Allen

One of the PW editors wrote what I think is a very good and balanced editorial on the recent press release by the Deming...

Original post made by Jason on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Sep 21, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 1998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton native awaiting lung transplant meets Taylor Swift

The petite blonde woman took a deep breath -- which was difficult because her lungs were failing a little more every day....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CC, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police department adds 2 new officers, promotes 2 others

The Pleasanton Police Department expanded this week as it welcomed two new officers and promoted two others to higher ranks. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Lou Stuhle, on Sep 21, 2015 at 11:06 am | 14 comments | 3099 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Chick A Fils replacing Denny's?

Recently noticed Denny's on Owens Drive is closed. Is Chick A fils taking that spot? I thought Chick A fils was going...

Original post made by highdiver on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 21, 2015 at 9:27 am | 10 comments | 1819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including PleasantonWeekly.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 3077 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congregation Beth Emek introduces new prayer book for Rosh Hashanah

Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton introduced a new Reform Judaism prayer book at its Rosh Hashanah services. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 17, 2015 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Independent report comissioned by Geregos shows no drugs in John Deming

In the news...this is from the report from an "independent" forensic toxicologist hired by the family's attorney, Geregos...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 17, 2015 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 527 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighborliness in Birdland takes a hit

he neighborliness of one of Pleasanton's oldest and largest communities -- Birdland -- took a hit at a recent City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 25 comments | 4804 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water experts talk diversifying water supply at city summit

Members of local water agencies and economic boards gathered Tuesday morning to tackle a looming, difficult question: What...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 2221 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did you receive a "required" survey related to the US Census?

I have received a survey that states it is related to the US Census. The info on the survey states that it is "required...

Original post made by surveyed resident on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2015 at 5:13 am | 3 comments | 403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Urban Shield protestors glad event has been moved from Oakland to Pleasanton

About 150 people gathered in front of the Alameda County sheriff's office near Lake Merritt in Oakland at Friday to protest...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Just a note...., on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:03 am | 21 comments | 2414 Views

AROUND TOWN

out of control dog at hansen park

I love my dogs - one is getting on in age (14-1/2 large breed). This older one can only go for short walks to Hansen Park...

Original post made by dog lover on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:00 am | 6 comments | 721 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Yours, mine and ours: Planning step-family finances

The Pew Research Center reports (http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/) that four in ten American adults have at least one step-relative,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Misty Arlington , on Sep 15, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2303 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: New column spotlights local youth sports

For 16 years, highlighting the exploits of prep athletes in the Tri-Valley was my life, and it was an incredibly rewarding...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Sep 15, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 2395 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 4539 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 579 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 438 views