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[Steinle family sues San Francisco, federal authorities, former sheriff]]> The family of Kate Steinle, a Pleasanton native who was shot and killed on San Francisco's Pier 14 last July, today filed a federal lawsuit against city and federal officials alleging that a series of policy failures and negligent acts led to her death.]]> <![CDATA[Workday earns praise, green light for new headquarters off I-580]]> Workday, a fast-growing software company, has won heaps of praise from the City Council along with a green light to start construction of its new six-story corporate headquarters building off Interstate 580.]]> <![CDATA[Next week's 1st Wednesday to celebrate summer Olympics]]> Live music, children's activities, food trucks, and an Olympic Day celebration are in store for next week's 1st Wednesday Street Party in Pleasanton, sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association.]]> <![CDATA[Vacation home sales retreat while investment sales leap]]> Vacation home sales cooled off in 2015 but remained at the second highest amount in nearly a decade, while investment purchases increased for the first time in five years.]]> <![CDATA[Kaitlin's cancer fight officially ends]]> Every single person is affected by cancer, says survivor Kaitlin Gallagher, 20.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton schools already set with rules around gender identity and bathrooms]]> Schools across the country are grappling with the Obama administration's request that public schools allow transgender students to use the bathroom of the gender that corresponds with their identity, but Pleasanton Unified School District's policies have long allowed students this choice.
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<![CDATA[Pleasanton woman indicted for alleged visa fraud ring]]> A Pleasanton woman has been indicted along with three others on federal charges for allegedly participating in a scheme to commit worker visa fraud. ]]> <![CDATA[Columnist slows for the cone zone at CarMax opening]]> CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, opened its first Bay Area location in Pleasanton this month and asked me to demonstrate my car skills at its opening day ceremony. ]]> <![CDATA[Foothill alum hired to Portland volleyball staff]]> Former Foothill Falcons volleyball star Betsy Sedlak has been named a new assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the University of Portland volleyball program.]]> <![CDATA[Honoring Bravery]]> Ahead of the tour's stop in Livermore this weekend, I toured World War II B25 and B17 bombers -- aka the "Flying Fortress" -- and flew in a B24 bomber.]]> <![CDATA[School board spares 2 librarian jobs from layoffs, seeks funds to save others whose positions are on chopping block]]> Pleasanton's school district Tuesday scraped together enough money to fund another two library assistants, and the school board has instructed staff to comb through the finances again to search for more funding for staff whose positions are on the chopping block for layoffs.]]> <![CDATA[Memorial Day observance at Pleasanton Senior Center Monday]]> Pleasanton will observe Memorial Day Monday with an outdoor ceremony starting at 11 a.m. next to the Senior Center on Sunol Boulevard.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Vote to re-elect Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley on June 7]]> Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, first elected to the county board in 2000 and now also representing Pleasanton, is vying for reelection on June 7 against challenger Bryan Parker, a former Port of Oakland commissioner and former Oakland mayoral candidate.]]> <![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[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.]]>