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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stockton man arrested in Safeway assault

Horacio Walls, an 18-year-old Stockton resident, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly striking a Pleasanton Safeway manager...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 3, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 3641 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI insists Pleasanton bomber will be caught

An FBI expert on criminal behavior said Monday that an animal rights activist accused of planting bombs in Emeryville and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 3640 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Erlene DeMarcus

Erlene DeMarcus is a recognized transportation expert who has spent a career working for the betterment of our community. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by to Question, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 24 comments | 3639 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton teen's documentary set to be screened in New York

Incoming Amador Valley High School junior Jacob Baer's documentary has been selected to screen at the 2014 Varsity Brands...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 3639 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Furloughs start tomorrow at Livermore Lab

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Money for Nothing?, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 3635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly Buses

I wonder how much money the bus company (is it Wheels?) gets for allowing the bus to be completely covered with advertising....

Original post made by OldTimer on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tamieka, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 3635 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chowchilla kidnapper granted parole but remains in prison

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on May 27, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 8 comments | 3634 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hurtling Down the Road to Serfdom, by John Stossel

If we continue down the Road to Serfdom, our destination will be a poorer society, high unemployment, stagnation and complacency....

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Feb 13, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 39 comments | 3632 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 3631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We The People State Finals Result?

Anyone hear the result of the WTP state finals being held in Bakersfield yesterday? Both Amador and Foothill were competing....

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 20 comments | 3630 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 | 3628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys honoring veterans today at Autumn Get-Together at Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

The Goodguys 23rd Autumn Get-Together is honoring veterans today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds where the final show of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 3628 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank near mall robbed Friday

Around 1:12 p.m. Friday a man reportedly robbed a Washington Mutual Bank on Stoneridge Mall Road. Police said the man threatened...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 22, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 3628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police officers association to hold memorial run Saturday

The California Peace Officers Association will hold an inaugural memorial run and barbecue Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on May 8, 2009 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 3627 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton home damaged in fireplace blaze

A house fire in Pleasanton left a family's home badly burned but nobody was hurt, firefighters said late Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by right wing nuts, on Dec 26, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 15 comments | 3627 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 3627 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Suspicious' grass fire extinguished as it nears homes in Kottinger Ranch

A grass fire on a Kottinger Ranch hillside was quickly contained Wednesday afternoon but not before worried residents away...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 3626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs county waste collection plan, nixes final housing settlement

With only four City Council members at their meeting Tuesday and with Mayor Jennifer Hosterman traveling, a measure giving...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by don, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:42 am | 8 comments | 3626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Third continuance issued in drunk driving case

A judge in the case against 19-year-old Katie McKewon granted a request to continue the case to April 11. In the hearing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2008 at 7:47 am | 15 comments | 3626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3625 Views
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