If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[Labor Day weekend safety tips]]> The Pleasanton Police Officers' Association, a labor union representing the Pleasanton Police Department, has put together safety tips for the Labor Day weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Time to enjoy the wine tomorrow]]> Enjoy the fruit of the vines at the Harvest Wine Celebration, being held for the 33rd year tomorrow only in the Livermore Valley wine country.]]> <![CDATA[BART launches new public safety app]]> BART on Thursday morning lauched a new app available for Apple and Google Android devices that will enable riders to more easily report crimes and suspicious activities to transit police.]]> <![CDATA[Fremont Bank to mark 50th anniversary with Fairgrounds fireworks]]> Fremont Bank will light up the night sky Sept. 3 in celebration of its 50th Anniversary.]]> <![CDATA[Lowe's to pay $1.6 million in settlement for mislabeled building materials]]> Lowe's Home Centers was ordered to pay a $1.6 million settlement in a California consumer protection action for allegations that it was
selling building materials advertised with the wrong dimensions, the Marin County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan]]> The city Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of the city's General Plan required by all California cities to show that they are meeting the statewide housing goal of "attaining decent housing and a suitable living environment for every California family."]]> <![CDATA[Traffic Alert: I-280 closed this weekend in San Francisco]]> Those traveling over to San Francisco and the Peninsula will find northbound I-280 closed today through Monday to allow Caltrans crews to replace hinges installed along the highway to strengthen the overpass in the event of more seismic activity.]]> <![CDATA[California home sales and prices improve in July]]> California home sales in July posted higher for the second straight month, and while the statewide median home price rose from the previous month as well as a year ago, the pace of appreciation continued to slow.]]> <![CDATA[NEWS FLASH: Stock market reaches all-time high! Now what?]]> I'm not sure who makes more money on the stock market -- Wall Street or the media?]]> <![CDATA[3 private clubs hosting Labor Day weekend tennis tournament]]> In a collaborative effort, over Labor Day Weekend, Livermore Valley Tennis Club, Ruby Hill Golf Club and Castlewood Country Club will host what has become the Bay Area's largest amateur doubles tennis tournament.]]> <![CDATA[New murals for Valley View Elementary]]> Valley View Elementary School former fifth graders have presented the school with two murals painted on the playground's ball walls as a "thank you" for six years of instruction.]]> <![CDATA[The Scottish games start today at Fairgrounds]]> Labor Day weekend in Pleasanton won't be just an opportunity to celebrate the end of summer, but it will also be a weekend filled with kilts, bag pipes and the 149th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games.]]> <![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.]]> <![CDATA[Report: East Bay luxury home sales jump 43% in November]]> The East Bay's luxury housing market continued its rally in November with high-end sales jumping 43.2 percent from a year ago, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.]]> <![CDATA[How to use your home to its full capacity]]> Your home should support your life. Are you using your home to its full capacity?
<![CDATA[Pleasanton agent named president of women's Realtor group]]> Barbara Clemons, a veteran agent at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Pleasanton office, has been named president of the Southern Alameda County chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors (WCR) for 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Real Estate Directory]]> When you need a Realtor or mortgage broker, consider these local professionals. ]]>