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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police nab suspect in foot chase after Jack-in-the-Box robbery

Courtney Dariko Townsel, 19, was arrested last night in a foot chase by Pleasanton police after a man wearing a mask jumped...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 4 comments | 4721 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Global Warming a Ruse for Creeping Communism? Chairman Gore Pontificates on Income Inequality

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore says the American media and outsize effect of corporate money...

Original post made by Our Freedom Is at Stake on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 4720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 4718 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Who killed Tina Faelz?

Nearly a quarter of a century after Tina Faelz's lifeless body was found in a drainage culvert on a pathway behind Foothill...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 18, 2008 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 4718 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Senator Ellen Corbett to run for Congress in 2014

State Senator Ellen Corbett (D-10th) has announced to members of the Valley Real Estate Network that she plans to seek the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by tim, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 4717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Park and ride

Hi, what time does the Park and Ride at 7295 Johnson Drive fill up in the morning? Is there any place I can park in case...

Original post made by Jasmine on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by KB, on Nov 27, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 6 comments | 4715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops nab bike-riding car burglar

A former Pleasanton man faces charges after an alert resident called 9-1-1 to report a prowler near his car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Dec 14, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 4715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 2 in attempted catalytic converter theft

Pleasanton police made two arrests Saturday after one was spotted apparently trying to remove a catalytic converter from...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 28, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 11 comments | 4715 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen with contentious yearbook photo arrested for hashish possession

The Amador senior who made news last week for a controversial yearbook photo is back in the news, this time with a felony...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by 188IQ, on Feb 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 94 comments | 4714 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton PTA, League of Women Voters hosts school board candidates forum

The candidates for the Pleasanton school board are set to participate in a candidates forum Oct. 6 co-sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 am | 164 comments | 4713 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 4711 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stop the applause…

Pleasanton city council meetings are getting out of hand. “Let me tell you it’s ok to applaud but keep it moving”. No...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 4711 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 4708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Arby's robbed last night

Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed last night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Yawn, on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:32 am | 23 comments | 4708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pickering quitting Alameda County Fair post to take top job at Cal Expo

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by D, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 4706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and the holiday dancers filled the main court at Stoneridge Shopping Center this weekend as hundreds gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by kim, on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 24 comments | 4704 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor signs "Pink Ribbon Plate" bill

Governor Jerry Brown has signed assembly Bill 49 that authorizes the creation of a Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness specialty...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Sep 22, 2014 at 6:01 am | 14 comments | 4704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police briefly lock down Lydiksen Elementary

Pleasanton's Lydiksen Elementary School was put on lockdown briefly Wednesday afternoon as police searched for a potentially...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sal Skidvinski , on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 4703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phone tracker app leads to San Ramon arrest

A San Ramon woman managed to track her stolen cellphone using a phone tracker app and helped lead officers to the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dyanne, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 4701 Views
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