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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable

It has been almost three months since 19-year-old San Jose resident John Deming Jr. was shot and killed by Pleasanton Police...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Oct 4, 2015 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 3846 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs 2-story addition to Val Vista home

After a two-hour-long exchange of words, Rodney and Trina Lopez won the City Council's approval to add a second floor to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 27 comments | 3845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 3844 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rural Tennessee fire sparks conservative ideological debate

Here's the short version of what happened: In rural Obion County, homeowners must pay $75 annually for fire protection services...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 22 comments | 3843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fall carnival benefits developmentally disabled

The Arc of Alameda County wants to invite the public to a fall carnival that will include a ring toss, cake walk, swing dance...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 3842 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scherer found guilty

The jury has found Ernest Scherer III guilty of charges that he killed his parents in March 2008, after ending their deliberations...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 5, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 25 comments | 3841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10278...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 3840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any parents hear about the "Assassin game"?

I've been hearing about a game that the area high school seniors "play" as a tradition. You "pay to participate" and you...

Original post made by Anne on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sean's sweethearts, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:20 am | 39 comments | 3840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen attacked at Stoneridge Mall says no one helped

It was an ordinary day for Foothill High School junior Sonny Tripathy when he went to Stoneridge Shopping Center Saturday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 3839 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 | 3839 Views

AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 3838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another purse-snatching, assault reported at Stoneridge Mall

A 63-year-old woman who was standing by her car at Stoneridge Shopping Center was kicked, threatened with a gun and robbed...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Transplant, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 3837 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New state law toughens penalties for copper thieves, buyers

With copper thefts a growing problem in the area, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill advanced by State Assemblywoman Joan...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jersey Malcolm, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 10 comments | 3837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly candidates' forum set for April 9

The Pleasanton Weekly will host a free, public forum Tuesday, April 9 for the four candidates seeking election on May 7 to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by PW Fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 3836 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 | 3835 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen driver leaves scene of single-vehicle crash

Pleasanton police are investigating a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Ruby Hill Drive. The call to the 3400 block...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Run from the fire, on Oct 18, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 25 comments | 3834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates present themselves and their opinions at forum

The Pleasanton Council Chamber was packed last Tuesday with residents and supporters who came to the Pleasanton Weekly's...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 21 comments | 3833 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Afghan author to talk about his new book on the country tonight at Pleasanton's Library

Atta Arghandiwal, who immigrated to the Bay Area in the early 1980s, will talk about his recently published memoir at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 12 comments | 3833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Committee meets today to scrutinize school district bond practices

A new committee meets today to review Pleasanton Unified School District bond practices, years after the district's original...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 16, 2011 at 9:26 am | 47 comments | 3833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witness describes Livermore crash that killed woman, 14-month old girl

A woman described in court Friday the horror of watching as an allegedly drunk driver killed her cousin and her cousin's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 3832 Views
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