A man with an extensive criminal history was sentenced to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing a 14-year-old high school classmate in Pleasanton more than 30 years ago.
The Safeway supermarket chain has been ordered to pay nearly $10 million for illegally dumping batteries, electronics and pharmaceuticals in California landfills.
Two suspected package thieves were arrested Christmas Eve in Livermore.
Safeway customers who bought groceries online recently may be due a refund.
It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.
After Pleasanton officials threatened to fine a Christmas tree lot for hosting a 30-foot-tall inflatable Frosty the Snowman, the city is allowing the snowman to stay for the holidays.
A Pleasanton Christmas tree lot has revived its flattened Frosty the Snowman inflatable figure after the city threatened the lot owner with daily fines for having it up.
City officials in Pleasanton want a 30-foot tall Frosty the Snowman at a Christmas tree lot removed. The owner of the lot said Frosty has been entertaining his customers for decades.
A high-speed chase Wednesday through Pleasanton and Livermore ended with two men in police custody, police said.
A 24-year-old man suspected of raping two prostitutes in separate incidents in October and earlier this month in Pleasanton was arrested in Oakland on Friday, police said.