If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 <![CDATA[5th consecutive 'Spare the Air' day issued for today]]> A fifth consecutive Spare the Air alert has been issued by the Bay
Area Air Quality Management District for Friday because of continued unhealthy levels of ozone expected in the region.]]>
<![CDATA[Bottom line is laughs, in corporate world musical]]> Hard-boiled 1950s businessmen are matching musical notes as well as wits this weekend while they battle their way up the corporate ladder, in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" at the Las Positas College outdoor amphitheater.]]> <![CDATA['Moonlight in Vines' event tomorrow to support Sunflower Hill]]> A sell-out "Moonlight in the Vines" dinner and dance tomorrow night at McGrail Vineyards is another step forward in Sunflower Hill's campaign to provide residential communities in the Tri-Valley for adults with special needs.]]> <![CDATA[Patsy Cline tribute at Pleasanton Firehouse Center Sunday]]> Joni Morris and her After Midnight Band are returning to the Firehouse Arts Center with her hit show, "Joni Morris Presents: A Tribute to the Music of Patsy Cline, the Queen of Country Music," honoring the legendary first female member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. ]]> <![CDATA[Tony Furtado to bring his folk/rock to Livermore tomorrow]]> Pleasanton native Tony Furtado will bring his gregarious interpretation of Americana and indie folk/rock to the stage at the Bothwell Arts Center in Livermore Saturday in a benefit for the Livermore Rotary Music Scholarship Fund.]]> <![CDATA[Pooch parade Wednesday in downtown Pleasanton]]> More than 200 dogs will strut down Main Street for the 19th annual Pooch parade during the Pleasanton Downtown Association's 1st Wednesday Street Party next week.]]> <![CDATA[Little League World Series kicks off Sunday in Livermore]]> For those that enjoy watching the excitement of the Little League World Series each summer, your opportunity to watch some of the best young baseball players in the world is not limited to watching them television or making the trip to Pennsylvania.]]> <![CDATA[New traffic lights activated on Santa Rita in front of Amador Valley High's parking lot]]> Two new traffic lights were turned on Wednesday in front of Amador Valley High School's main student parking lot to improve safety for motorists entering and leaving the school.]]> <![CDATA[Supporters jam Pentin's home to sign his Council re-election papers]]> Supporters of Pleasanton Councilman Jerry Pentin's bid for re-election on Nov. 8 filled his Lone Oak Court home Monday to enjoy homemade desserts and to sign the required nominating papers.]]> <![CDATA[$270-million bond measure goes before school board for vote tomorrow morning]]> The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday to vote on a resolution to place a $270-million general obligation bond on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot.]]> <![CDATA[City Council calls special meeting for Aug. 9 on tennis park expansion]]> The Pleasanton City Council has called a special meeting for Aug. 9 to look again at plans to build two additional lighted tennis courts at the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park.]]> <![CDATA[Feed Tri-Valley Food Drive runs through Sunday]]> Food drives are popular during the holidays, but people are hungry year-round. Aware of this need, Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are collaborating with local food providers and the faith community to staff collection barrels at dozens of convenient locations for the Feed Tri-Valley Food Drive from now through July 31.]]> <![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.]]>