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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body found stuffed into trash can, left along Dublin Canyon Road

A body was found stuffed into trash can this morning, according to Pleasanton police who are investigating the discovery. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2012 at 10:21 am | 13 comments | 2528 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former amador student suicide

Does anyone have any information about the suicide that occurred this week? I learned from my daughter and her friend that...

Original post made by Tragedy on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by orange soda, on Aug 31, 2011 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 2527 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former police officer charged with elder abuse

A Pleasanton man and former police officer has been arrested and police are searching for his wife in a scam that involved...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board receives update on Common Core

The Pleasanton school board heard an update from district staff about the Common Core mathematics pathways and instructional...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Administrator exodus, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 2527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'We the People' teams head to state finals tomorrow

Three Pleasanton teachers will again lead their government and civics classes to Sacramento tomorrow for two days of intense...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 11, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 2526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton men get prison time for Feb. BB gun assault

Two of the three Pleasanton residents charged with shooting a learning disabled man 20 or more times with BB guns will be...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Say What?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 2526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thanks Pleasanton PD

The Pleasanton Police Department does such a great job and it doesn’t get recognized nearly enough. We all realize the great...

Original post made by Pro Law on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Jan 10, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 3 comments | 2525 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff Mirkarimi keeps his job, gets back pay after 9-month suspension by San Francisco mayor

Ross Mirkarimi will be reinstated as San Francisco's sheriff after the city's Board of Supervisors fell two votes short of...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 12 comments | 2524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council meets tonight on Oak Grove court appeal issue

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. today to discuss if it should appeal an Alameda...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by John, on Apr 30, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 2523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of police surrount an abandonned taxi on 4/6

Several police cars surrounded what looked like an abandonned taxi on Birch Creek Drive after 10:00 on 4/6. It was parked...

Original post made by Birch Creek Resident on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dave in Alaska, on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:53 am | 15 comments | 2523 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Select candidates who demonstrate independence and critical thinking

Regarding public employee pension liabilities and personnel costs, Pleasanton, like many cities, has had a failure in governance....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Re: Voting Patterns, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2523 Views

AROUND TOWN

County Democrats, Pleasanton school district union endorse Olivia Sanwong for election to City Council

The Alameda County Democratic Party has endorsed Olivia Sanwong for election to the Pleasanton City Council in the vote-by-mail...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Lorentz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:33 am | 47 comments | 2523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea deal gives drunk driver 4 years in prison

A drunk driver who killed her friend and seriously injured another driver has agreed to a plea deal this morning that will...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 16, 2008 at 6:48 am | 43 comments | 2520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Carden West parents battle over tuition payments

New details are emerging about Carden West, the school's bankruptcy and a fight between parents of students at the school. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by noncarden, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 14 comments | 2520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher: "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

Thank you Rep. Tauscher for stepping up and leading the charge on this important issue! It is about time we repeal state...

Original post made by holly blash on Jun. 25, 2007
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PPD officer burglarizes the dead

today i was informed on how officer Jones, was arrested for lying, theft, and drug possesion. a recently past resident's...

Original post made by aaron on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by dan, on Apr 16, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 28 comments | 2517 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 2517 Views
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