If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 <![CDATA[Editorial: Vote Yes on Measure K]]> Measure K on the June 7 ballot for Pleasanton voters affirms the action of the City Council last January in approving the latest developer's plan for 43 upscale homes on the 194-acre Lund Ranch II site in the southeast corner of the city.]]> <![CDATA[Presenting joy and beauty of dance]]> Valley Dance Theatre celebrates the joy and beauty of ballet next weekend at its annual repertoire production, "Spring Rep."]]> <![CDATA[School district expected to get more state funding for staff]]> Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night.]]> <![CDATA[Not yet registered to vote? You still can through midnight tonight]]> To mark the final hours of the voter registration period for the June 7 Presidential Primary election, the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office will be holding a special "Midnight Madness" voter registration drive from 5 p.m. to midnight Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Figuers, Ramirez Holmes and Thiel for Zone 7 board]]> In the Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors election, we endorse incumbents Sandy Figuers and Angela Ramirez Holmes and challenger Eric Thiel.]]> <![CDATA[Record-setting Hike for Hope]]> Hope Hospice's Hike for Hope set a new fundraising record with more than $106,000 in cash and in-kind donations contributed during the nonprofit's sixth annual event held April 30 at Del Valle Regional Park.]]> <![CDATA[Recycled water-fill station to open June 1 in Dublin]]> The Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) will operate a second residential recycled water fill station starting June 1 at the city of Dublin's Public Safety Complex at 6363 Clark Ave. at the intersection with Dublin Boulevard.]]> <![CDATA[2 bond measures face Pleasanton voters June 7]]> Pleasanton voters will be asked to approve a $950 million bond measure June 7 for improvements to Las Positas and Chabot College campuses as well as a $25 million annual parcel tax for 20 years to pay for a San Francisco Bay clean water program.]]> <![CDATA[New-home construction dips across U.S.]]> Nationwide housing starts dropped 3.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.099 million units in January.]]> <![CDATA[Real Estate Directory]]> Professionals for your real estate and lending needs]]> <![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.]]>