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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 5670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunmen rob diners, employees at Denny's Restaurant here

Police are looking for three armed men who robbed employees and customers at a Denny's restaurant in Pleasanton last night. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Simple Fix, on Nov 25, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 45 comments | 5666 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed in Pleasanton shooting had no drugs in system

An Alameda County coroner's autopsy report of John Deming Jr. shows the 19-year-old did not have drugs in his system when...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 22, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 18 comments | 5665 Views

SPORTS

Livermore judo instructor arrested for allegedly molesting teen girl

A Livermore judo instructor was arrested Wednesday for allegedly molesting a teenage girl in a New York City hotel room while...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by chandler, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:50 am | 39 comments | 5659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cane sword used in road rage incident leads to arrest of Pleasanton driver

What began as a typical highway incident, with two cars jockeying back and forth between lanes and through traffic, escalated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:31 am | 21 comments | 5658 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New law allows inmates Imprisoned as youths to seek new sentences

Some California inmates sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as juveniles will be...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 5656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let Them Starve As Punishment: Food Stamps Cut Once Again

The Senate Agriculture Committee completed work on the 2013 Farm Bill Tuesday, and took another big whack at food aid, again....

Original post made by Freedom on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Freedom, on May 17, 2013 at 6:20 am | 16 comments | 5654 Views

RESTAURANTS

New British pub opens downtown

You don't have to cross the pond for authentic British fare anymore. A new pub that recently opened downtown offers anything...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Silly Bugger, on Mar 25, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 52 comments | 5652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 5652 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown to sign $8-billion high-speed rail bill today in San Francisco

Gov. Jerry Brown will be in San Francisco later today to sign the High-Speed Rail funding bill at one of the bullet train...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 19, 2012 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 5649 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water, sewer rates could increase this fall

Brace yourself Pleasanton. Your water and sewer rates will likely increase in October, senior discounts on water bills will...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 33 comments | 5642 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friends, family pay tribute to slain couple at Mormon service

Several hundred relatives, friends and neighbors gathered Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by San Ramon Citizen, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 5640 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney agrees to give up law practice, make restitution to IRS

A Pleasanton attorney has been ordered to give up practicing law, pay a $1,000 fine, and make restitution of $29,088 to the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2013 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 5636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kottinger Place, Pleasanton Gardens redevelopment plan goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a proposal at its meeting tonight to redevelop Kottinger Place and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 5623 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton says no to higher affordable housing fees

With the local economy still recovering and competition increasing for large new retail and commercial investments, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 28, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 13 comments | 5621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton launches new 'Mobile Citizen' app

The city of Pleasanton has launched Mobile Citizen, a web-based application that allows users and residents to notify city...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by It is "journalism", on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:55 am | 11 comments | 5619 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 5618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Teachers View of Salary Concessions: Just Say No

This email was sent to me as a cut/paste from a friend. I believe it is important that all sides get their points of view...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by kfs, on Jul 4, 2010 at 11:47 am | 154 comments | 5611 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Four decades of cutting with care

Pleasanton barbershop owner Cosmo Panetta is celebrating more than 40 years in the business of making men, women, and children...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gloria fredette, on Feb 21, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 8 comments | 5606 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water outlook more positive for Tri-Valley

With drought concerns at the forefront statewide after the governor's emergency proclamation last week, current water availability...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by FactChecker, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:12 am | 7 comments | 5600 Views
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