PleasantonWeekly.com http://www.pleasantonweekly.com If it is local and useful, it is on PleasantonWeekly.com. en-us Copyright 2016 PleasantonWeekly.com PleasantonWeekly.com http://PleasantonWeekly.com/art/top_logo.png http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Hayward caregiver, 25, arrested in fatal Castro Valley shooting]]> A 25-year-old Hayward man has been arrested on suspicion of murder for the fatal shooting of another man in the unincorporated Alameda County
community of Castro Valley on Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland mayor promises measures to prevent future 'Ghost Ship' warehouse tragedies]]> Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Wednesday announced a series of measures her administration will take to try to prevent future tragedies such as the fire at a warehouse in Oakland's Fruitvale district on Friday night that killed 36 people.]]> <![CDATA[DSRSD hires new operations manager]]> Dublin San Ramon Services District has hired Jeff Carson, formerly with the city of Hayward, as its new operations manager. ]]> <![CDATA[Swalwell named to party leadership post]]> Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) was appointed last week to a key leadership post within his party, as Democrat colleagues in the House of Representatives selected him to serve as co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. ]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Council suspends annual rate increase on water bills]]> Under fire from Pleasanton homeowners alarmed by rising water bills, the City Council Tuesday voted to suspend for one year the city's portion of the automatic Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase on water and sewer rates for 2017.]]> <![CDATA[2 new courts approved for Pleasanton tennis complex]]> The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to build two new courts at the Pleasanton Tennis Park at an estimated cost of $600,000, rejecting a recommendation by its Parks and Recreation Commission for a $1-million project.]]> <![CDATA[Thorne, Brown, Pentin take oath of office as new terms begin on Pleasanton Council]]> Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and City Council members Karla Brown and Jerry Pentin were sworn in to their new terms in office Tuesday after winning re-election on Nov. 8.]]> <![CDATA[Robin Fahr named marketing chief at Visit Tri-Valley]]> Robin Fahr, who for the last 25 years has been a news anchor and host/producer of "Conversations With Robin Fahr" at Tri-Valley Television (TV30), has been named Director of Marketing and Communications at Visit Tri-Valley.]]> <![CDATA[City ends 2015/16 fiscal year with $4.4 million surplus]]> The Pleasanton City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday night to accept its 2015/16 fiscal year operating budget that shows a $4.4 million surplus.]]> <![CDATA[Rotary Club's holiday luncheon for seniors set for tomorrow]]> The Rotary Club of Pleasanton will hold its annual holiday luncheon for seniors Friday at the Pleasanton Senior Center.]]> <![CDATA['Sound of Music' for families opening tomorrow in Pleasanton]]> Pleasanton's youth theater company is presenting an adapted version of "The Sound of Music," one of a series of Broadway musicals shortened to about 70 minutes to introduce children to live musical theater while keeping their well-known songs and essence.]]> <![CDATA[Santa's waiting!]]> Santa Claus looks like he's taking a short rest in his chair at Stoneridge Shopping Center where he visits with children and sometimes their parents in Center Court.]]> <![CDATA[Amador Valley wins all four matches in wrestling Duels]]> Amador Valley opened the wrestling season in style, winning all four matches in the Don Duels last Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[Flags flying at half-staff at county facilities in honor of victims of Oakland warehouse fire]]> Flags are flying at half-staff at all Alameda County facilities in honor of the dozens of people who died in a warehouse fire in Oakland last Friday night.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore’s 140 year history now airing on TV30]]> A television program commemorating the 140th anniversary of the city of Livermore is now being broadcast several times a week on TV30, the Tri-Valley's community television station.]]> <![CDATA[Illustrator wows with new view of 'Game of Thrones]]> As "Game of Thrones" fans rejoice as the fourth season of the HBO series premieres, professional animator David Hollin has given them something to talk about with fan art that recasts pivotal scenes to feudal Japan.]]> <![CDATA[Review: 'The Other Woman']]> The women in "The Other Woman" get the equal opportunity, like the men in Judd Apatow movies, to behave like overgrown children, but the power they give their cheatin' man to occupy all their waking hours makes this comedy more sad than funny.]]>