It was slated to be the biggest development in Pleasanton history, 1,300 new homes on the eastern stretch of town. But thanks to the drought, the city council has second thoughts.
A couple from the Tri-Valley area have been arrested for allegedly robbing and kidnapping a man in Cupertino who responded to an online advertisement, and investigators believe there may be other victims.
On Tuesday night, the city council voted to reinstate heavy fines against people who don’t cut their water bills 25 percent below what they used in 2013.
A former Fremont schoolteacher was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a second-grader in his classroom in the late 1990s.
Andrew Jonathan Hardy was found in possession of a stolen laptop, drug paraphernalia, various forms of identification from more than a dozen people and credit cards that were not in his name.
Police took five people into custody late Monday night after a high-speed chase from San Jose to Pleasanton on Interstate Highway 680, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Police are looking for a female who robbed a Home Depot in Pleasanton Saturday and got away when her accomplice knocked down a loss prevention officer with the get-away vehicle.
Pleasanton police are looking for two men in connection with an attempted carjacking that turned into an armed robbery at a mall on Saturday afternoon.
It’s not quite as fast as the CSI detectives on television who solve crimes between the commercial breaks, but new technology just acquired by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department promises it will process a suspect’s DNA in record time.
Police arrested the former president of the Pleasanton American Little League Thursday on suspicion of embezzling more than $20,000 during his presidency.