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CHP: Man dies after jumping from I-680 freeway ramp

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a man who reportedly jumped from the shoulder of a freeway connector...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Buc Lau, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 4393 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Steinle defendant seeks new trial on firearm possession conviction

Defense attorneys today filed a motion for a new trial for Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, the man acquitted of murder last month...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by sanity, on Dec 21, 2017 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council reviews options for confronting unfunded pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council held a wide-ranging discussion Tuesday night about the city's growing pension costs, including...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Dec 20, 2017 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 1394 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

United States Senate 2018

Contrary to Tom Cushing's lyrics and attempt to write music, regarding the demise of the Trump administration. The reality...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 20, 2017 at 7:52 pm | 22 comments | 557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador senior selected for annual U.S. Senate Youth Program

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on Wednesday named high school students from Pleasanton and Berkeley...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jas24x4, on Dec 20, 2017 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 3199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: City sued over approvals related to proposed Costco site

The city of Pleasanton now faces a lawsuit in the effort to overturn the City Council's recent approvals that paved the way...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by WE VOTED!!! , on Dec 19, 2017 at 10:39 pm | 124 comments | 6469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

How can I get Superior Court records on criminal cases?

Does anybody know how to do this? The Superior Court webpage says specifically that criminal records are not available online....

Original post made by John B on Dec. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 149 Views

SPORTS

Amador grad Piscotty traded to Oakland Athletics

Pleasanton native and Major League Baseball player Stephen Piscotty is returning to the Bay Area, professionally, after the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2017
Last comment by John Smugeresky, on Dec 19, 2017 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 2061 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Second phase of Kottinger Gardens senior housing project begins

The nonprofit behind Pleasanton Gardens, an affordable senior housing complex near downtown, has formally transferred ownership...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Buc Lau, on Dec 19, 2017 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 2179 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swalwell talks tax bill, national security and more at town hall

It was a packed house in the cafeteria at San Ramon's California High School Saturday morning, where local U.S. Rep. Eric...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by grish, on Dec 19, 2017 at 3:45 am | 27 comments | 2874 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley team wins league's first girls hockey title

One of the Tri-Valley's youngest all-girls hockey teams has earned a place in Lady Blue Devils history by bringing home the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by johny, on Dec 19, 2017 at 3:38 am | 2 comments | 1360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Has Lauren Davis been Acquitted?

Because nothing published and does this mean no charges filed? And yes, very much my business...

Original post made by Milley on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by martin, on Dec 19, 2017 at 3:26 am | 2 comments | 404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanukkah fare: Stories behind foods intrinsic to the Jewish Festival of Lights

At the heart of the Hanukkah holiday, perhaps, is oil. Oil that has come to symbolize for the Jewish people light in the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by grish, on Dec 19, 2017 at 3:16 am | 4 comments | 1858 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton police looking for suspects in assault

The Pleasanton Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding three suspects who they say recently assaulted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Stating the Obvious, on Dec 18, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 3698 Views

SPORTS

Falcon rises: Michael Smith's long road back to the court after horrific leg injury

"When I first realized I was hurt, I felt my ankle was just dangling there," recalled Smith, now a senior at Foothill. "I...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gary Wineger, on Dec 16, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 2422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: Man arrested on suspicion of battery on BART train operator

A Berkeley man was arrested early Sunday morning at the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station on suspicion of battery on a BART...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by marry, on Dec 16, 2017 at 3:46 am | 8 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: Meeting Tuesday on potential county child care sales tax measure

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley is hosting a public information session on Tuesday night at the Pleasanton Senior Center...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by carlos, on Dec 15, 2017 at 2:07 pm | 8 comments | 1709 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Steinle verdict -- Let's channel our frustration

The acquittal last week of the person charged with killing Kate Steinle left many in Kate's hometown of Pleasanton feeling...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Rider, on Dec 14, 2017 at 4:27 pm | 47 comments | 2373 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Gambling With Death': Castlewood murders profiled on TV show ahead of 10th anniversary

One of the most infamous crimes in Pleasanton history has been revisited in a television program with the 10th anniversary...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board expected to appoint new president, vice president Monday

The Pleasanton school board is set to elect a new president and vice president at their last regular meeting of 2017 on Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by cover up, on Dec 13, 2017 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2079 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
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Dublin recall unlikely to make June ballot
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Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
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