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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man killed in officer-involved shooting in Idaho

A Pleasanton man identified as a suspect in two kidnappings died after being shot by law enforcement in southern Idaho while...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Justice Served, 18 minutes ago | 1 comment | 2625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Butterfield poised for success at Amador Valley

Josh Butterfield found the challenge he was looking for when he threw his hat in for the position of principal at Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Birdie, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville: Crow Canyon Country Club restaurant red-tagged by health department

The Vintage restaurant at Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville was closed by Contra Costa County Health Services on Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by resident, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley lot reopens after five-month closure for solar panel project

The main Amador Valley High School parking lot reopened for business Tuesday, marking the end of a months-long waiting period...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by No Lights?, 12 hours ago | 18 comments | 2071 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Developer James Tong convicted of illegal contributions to Swalwell campaign

An East Bay real estate developer has been found guilty of funneling tens of thousands of illegal contributions to the congressional...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by pope john, 12 hours ago | 105 comments | 4535 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tim Talk: Strizzi's celebrates 30 years on Main Street

One of Pleasanton's home-grown restaurants is celebrating a milestone 30-year anniversary this month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by David Bartolomucci, on Oct 18, 2019 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 1065 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Us Along: Mayor says 'I do!'

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and wife Kalee were married on Sept. 27, 2019, and friends and family celebrated with them...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by PW Reader, on Oct 18, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 947 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

REACH for opportunities

Purchasing one house represents a major milestone for any organization focused on offering affordable, living opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Norm Guest, on Oct 18, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1147 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Pleasanton PD Officer Kyle Henricksen

Kyle Henricksen, a Pleasanton PD officer whose battle with pancreatic cancer inspired support from throughout the community,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sad, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:08 am | 3 comments | 2380 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton: Chabad Center damaged in overnight fire

The Chabad Center for Jewish Life caught fire overnight but remains largely intact Friday morning, with a quick response...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Oct 16, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 12 comments | 6091 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART board considers changing to dynamic pricing for station parking

The price of parking at BART stations may go up next year as part of a shift to variable pricing based on demand, district...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Oct 16, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 7 comments | 1045 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor vetoes local bill on Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area

Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan's recent legislative winning streak came to an end last week when Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by D. PICKETT, on Oct 16, 2019 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Curry lawsuit: Teacher seeks dismissal of punitive damages

Documents filed earlier this month seal pool surveillance video from public and provide first statement made by Aaron Becker,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Just asking , on Oct 16, 2019 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 1702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police search for potentially dangerous suspect in Valley Trails area

Officers are warning residents to avoid the area of Valley Trails and West Las Positas Boulevard between Interstate 680 and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by John dolly, on Oct 16, 2019 at 1:11 am | 36 comments | 6053 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Valley Link timetable pushed out by three more years

The Valley Link commuter light rail system aiming to directly connect BART to Livermore and the San Joaquin Valley likely...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Barry, on Oct 15, 2019 at 7:48 pm | 8 comments | 1557 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oakland man charged with killing Dublin High alum, girlfriend in robbery

An Oakland man has been charged with special circumstances murder for allegedly fatally shooting a Dublin man and his girlfriend...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Oct 14, 2019 at 7:26 pm | 2 comments | 2354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Council hiring the contractor who just illegally demolished historic home?

Was anyone else shocked that the majority on the Council just signed a $400K contract with Morgenroth Development for rehab...

Original post made by Just wondering? on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Oct 14, 2019 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 722 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two restaurants in Pleasanton Hotel abruptly close

The Clubhouse and Lily's Spirited Dining restaurants inside the Pleasanton Hotel both shuttered their doors without warning...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by justthefacts, on Oct 14, 2019 at 4:40 pm | 66 comments | 16377 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area bill reaches governor's desk

A large swath of East Bay open space is one step closer to potential preservation after a bill from the Tri-Valley's state...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 14, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 15 comments | 2138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: Happy retirements to Vic and Rick

Rick's Picks, a popular retail store just a short walk south on Main Street, is closing soon, and Vic's All Star Kitchen,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Lisa. Brown, on Oct 14, 2019 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 3692 Views
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