Pleasanton

Site of proposed subdivision in Pleasanton that could be delayed due to the California drought. (CBS)

Pleasanton Looks To Halt New Subdivision Over Drought

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.

04/27/2015

Alexander Nejat, Katherine Stump (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Tri-Valley Pair Accused Of Robbing, Kidnapping Online Ad Responder; More Victims Believed

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.

04/23/2015

A lawn being watered in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Pleasanton Approves Steep Fines Against Water Wasters

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.

04/22/2015

Michael Schoop (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Former Fremont Schoolteacher Gets 16 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting 2nd-Grader

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.

04/03/2015

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Report Of Suspicious Person At Pleasanton Park Leads To Arrest Of Man For Identity Theft

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.

03/19/2015

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5 Murder Suspects Lead Police On High-Speed Chase From San Jose To Pleasanton

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.

03/10/2015

Police are describing the female suspect as a 25- to 30-year-old Caucasian adult, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 160 pounds. (Bay City News)

Man Rams Car Into Pleasanton Home Depot Officer; Woman Makes Off With Stolen Power Tools

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.

03/09/2015

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Attempted Carjacking In Pleasanton Mall Parking Lot Turns Into Armed Robbery

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.

03/08/2015

RapidHIT DNA testing machine. (CBS)

DNA Machine From Pleasanton Company Helps Solve Crimes Faster For Alameda County Sheriff

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.

02/25/2015

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Former Pleasanton Little League President Arrested For Allegedly Embezzling $20K

Police arrested the former president of the Pleasanton American Little League Thursday on suspicion of embezzling more than $20,000 during his presidency.

02/05/2015

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