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[San Ramon City Council candidates air views at Chamber of Commerce forum]]> The four candidates vying for two seats on San Ramon's City Council aired their views on traffic congestion, a proposed housing development and other local issues at a public forum held Thursday evening.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton: 25th anniversary gala to benefit REACH housing]]> Pleasanton residents don't just talk about being inclusive -- they really are. Kay King, a board member of REACH, said the city and the community have helped the organization to purchase homes that are rented to young men and women with special needs.]]> <![CDATA[Inklings: Turn of 20th century coffee house opens downtown]]> Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, opened its coffee and tea shop Tuesday in downtown Pleasanton in the vacant building at 530 Main St. once occupied by Round Table Pizza.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Weekly endorses Swalwell, Glazer, Baker, Hosterman]]> The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed candidates for Congress, State Senate, State Assembly and the Bart Board of Directors that serve the interests of Pleasanton voters.]]> <![CDATA[Outcome of Measure I1 will have lasting impact on Pleasanton schools]]> "Outdated and in some cases obsolete." That's how Pleasanton Unified School District Superintendent Rick Rubino summed up the state of the facilities that serve approximately 15,000 students and hundreds of teachers and staff.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department to host free fire safety expo]]> In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will host a free fire safety expo from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 8.]]> <![CDATA[Indian cultural event, fundraiser set for today]]> Pleasanton residents can celebrate a significant Indian holiday through food, fashion and traditional dancing with a twist on Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[Library to feature program tomorrow on China's cultural revolution]]> The Pleasanton Library will host a special program Sunday dealing with the China's Cultural Revolution that took place 50 years ago.]]> <![CDATA[Jewish community to observe new year starting tomorrow night]]> The Tri-Valley's Jewish community will usher in the Jewish New Year Sunday night with special observances at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton and at the Chabad of the Tri Valley.]]> <![CDATA[Lynnewood United Methodist to celebrate 50th anniversary starting tonight]]> Lynnewood United Methodist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Jubilee dinner Saturday and two Jubilee communion worship services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.]]> <![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.]]>