Local Chef Wins Iron Chef Competition, Cold Stone Creamery Closed and 3 Principals Leaving

Some of the stories that made news this past week in Pleasanton. Check out our grocery specials and our blog of the week.

Pleasanton Man Commits Suicide in Contra Costa County Jail, Officials Say

Pleasanton resident Joey Behiel, 21, died on March 22 after he committed suicide Thursday in the Martinez Detention Facility. Read Behiel's obituary here and see what friends and family are saying about his loss online.

Here's the Scoop: Cold Stone Creamery Closed

After ten years in Pleasanton, the Cold Stone Creamery on Main Street has closed and will be replaced by Tara's Ice Cream.

Three Pleasanton Principals Are Leaving

Foothill High principal John Dwyer is moving to another school in Sunnyvale, while Amador Valley High principal Jim Hansen and Pleasanton Middle School principal John Whitney are retiring. Read the full story here.

Pleasanton Coffee Shop Owner Wants Her Sign Back

Ali Frey, the owner of Coffee Ali's in Pleasanton wants her sign back. The trademark sign was stolen on March 25 from the corner of Bernal Avenue and Tawny Drive.

Pleasanton Cooking Teacher Wins Vegan Iron Chef Competition

Pleasanton's own Lisa Books-Williams won the Vegan Iron Chef Competition in San Francisco last week.

Other news you need to know:

  • Sprouts & Shutters: Week in Review
  • Be a Guest Chef on TV 30
  • Community Recycling and E-Waste Collection for Residents
  • Last Few Days of PPIE's Spring Campaign


Blog of the Week: Pleasanton's Fife & Drum Band: "Flying Musical Patriots"

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