3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
A Stockton man convicted of killing his 25-year-old girlfriend and stuffing her in a Pleasanton trash can was described Wednesday by one prosecutor as "the closest thing to a serial killer" he's seen in his career.
4 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
BART police chief calls in help to evaluate reforms On the eve of a Bay Area premier of an acclaim film on the shooting of Oscar Grant III, the head of the Bay Area Rapid Transit police has announced he was calling in a former chief to review reforms put in place after the fatal 2009 shooting.
8 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Parents who host drinking parties for teenagers could get hit with hefty fines and paying for costs associated with the police response under an ordinance the City Council tentatively approved this week to deter underage drinking.
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The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more than $750,000 in deficit spending in its meeting tonight.
On tonight's agenda, the Pleasanton City Council plans to expand Pleasanton's size in order to increase the size of Pleasanton by approving a plan to develop lands north of Stanley Boulevard outside the Urban Growth Boundary.
A former Fremont teacher once sent to prison for possessing child pornography has been arrested on child molestation charges for the second time in a dozen years, according to authorities.
Having military bands perform at community events would become easier under an amendment passed Friday by the House of Representatives.
Police say it will likely be two weeks at least until tests are concluded on the driver of the car that killed bicyclist Diana Hersevoort on June 9. The Pleasanton Police Department will forward the results of those tests -- probably blood tests for alcohol or illegal substances -- and the department's examination of the accident scene to the ... (more)
BART trains are experiencing major delays Friday morning because of a small fire on the tracks between the Daly City and Balboa Park stations, according to an agency spokesman.
Precious metal, jewelry and electronics worth about $13,400 were reported stolen in a June 5 burglary at a home in the 7800 block of Oak Creek Drive.
The CoolTones Big Band headlines the Pleasanton Downtown Association's popular Concert in the Park tonight with the National Weather Service forecasting ideal temperatures for enjoying the free musical event.
Two elderly California residents were injured Sunday evening in a two-vehicle accident along Highway 12 after a towed car left its trailer and hit them head on.
Brooke Hopfe and Jessica Bedford pause after placing a bouquet of flowers on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the site where the body of Trisha Hopfe, Brooke's sister, was found last week near Olema, Calif.