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$25,000 in vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School

School officials confirmed a break-in at Harvest Park Middle School over Memorial Day weekend that resulted in thousands...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 19 comments | 7996 Views

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Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by no dogs-in-public lover, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | 31 comments | 7896 Views

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Former Pleasanton teacher charged with decade-old sexual abuse of child

A former elementary school teacher from Pleasanton who was already convicted of possessing child pornography now faces charges...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by MoonChild, on Jun 27, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 2997 Views

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Harvest Park break-in case resolved

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 23, 2013 at 11:09 am | 8 comments | 5106 Views

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Pleasanton police arrest 2 burglary suspects for 'prowling'

Two people were arrested after they were spotted at about 2:08 a.m. June 19 at a building in the 5700 block of W. Las Positas...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Jun 29, 2013 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 6422 Views

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Motorist ejected, injured in rollover crash on Livermore's Las Positas Road

A Livermore motorist is facing drunken driving charges following a rollover crash Friday evening that ejected him nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jul 1, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 4 comments | 3677 Views

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Pleasanton woman, 86, bilked out of life savings by son, daughter-in-law

An Auburn man has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for bilking his 86-year-old mother, a Pleasanton resident, out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Victor, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 5229 Views

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San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 9 comments | 4361 Views

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Fireworks believed cause of blaze at Sunol Boulevard, northbound I-680 in Pleasanton early today

Fireworks are believed the cause of an early morning vegetation fire next to the northbound on-ramp from Sunol Boulevard...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 3989 Views

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Father of driver in cyclist death arrested

The father of the 18-year-old under investigation for running down a bicyclist on Foothill Road has been charged by the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by No Surprise, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 49 comments | 7436 Views

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'Potbelly bandit' sentenced in Bank of America holdup

A bank robber once known as "the potbelly bandit" has been sentenced to more than 15 years behind bars for a Sept. 11 holdup...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by William Tel, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:38 am | 5 comments | 18921 Views

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"Homeless-type person" holds up Public Storage on Santa Rita Road

Public Storage in the 2500 block of Santa Rita Road was held up late Monday morning by a "homeless-type person," Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by The Florida Stand Your Ground Law , on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:09 am | 5 comments | 3453 Views

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Three Pleasanton residents reported credit card, check cashing fraud

Three people reported being victims of felony frauds in recent days. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11798...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:26 am | 13 comments | 8605 Views

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Pleasanton police chief swears in 5 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department Chief Dave Spiller has sworn in five new officers, who replace others who have retired or transferred...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 6321 Views

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Casino winner target of home invasion robbery

Pleasanton police are investigating a home invasion robbery on Monday afternoon that apparently targeted a winner at a Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by suzy, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 6586 Views

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Pleasanton police arrest McDonald's manager for armed robbery of same store he managed

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive for an Aug. 28 armed robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 9 comments | 4788 Views

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Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 4000 Views

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Travelers Note: Northbound I-680 at 242/680 split closes one more time at midnight tonight

Caltrans will close the northbound lanes of I-680 at the Highway 242/680 split in Pleasant Hill one more time at midnight...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by David, on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2955 Views

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Pleasanton beating victim still in coma

A Pleasanton man attacked and left for dead over the weekend remained in critical condition today as police focused their...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:47 am | 108 comments | 7787 Views

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Local man sentenced in string of San Mateo thefts

A Pleasanton man who stole iPhones and iPads from many San Mateo County businesses in a string of burglaries earlier this...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 3019 Views
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