If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[Livermore police officer rescues woman as fire rages outside her home]]> A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday. ]]> <![CDATA[Transplant Donor Network honors hundreds here as organ, tissue donors]]> Gifts that saved or improved the lives of others were honored Saturday in Pleasanton as the California Transplant Donor Network held its 20th "Donor Family Gathering," inviting more than 500 family and friends of organ and tissue donors.]]> <![CDATA[Oakland A's reject 10-year lease extension]]> The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the Coliseum for 10 years, the baseball team said.]]> <![CDATA[Gene's Fine Foods fundraiser benefits Valley Humane Society]]> Shoppers at Gene's Fine Foods in Pleasanton donated more than $1,700 to benefit the Valley Humane Society from April 4-10 during the grocery store's two-year anniversary celebration. ]]> <![CDATA[8th annual Drug Take-Back program set for Saturday]]> Pleasanton and Dublin are joining Alameda County in a program Saturday that encourages the public to take unused prescription drugs to law enforcement agencies for disposal.]]> <![CDATA[A new era in police vehicles rolls into Pleasanton]]> The Pleasanton Police Department's marked patrol car fleet is transitioning to an entirely new era of police vehicles.]]> <![CDATA[Alameda County seeking poll workers for June 3 primary]]> Alameda County is seeking poll workers to run the upcoming June 3 statewide primary election in Pleasanton and at other county polling places.]]> <![CDATA[Warriors may move to S.F.'s Mission Bay instead of waterfront]]> The Golden State Warriors' proposal to build an arena along San Francisco's waterfront has reportedly been dropped and the team has purchased a new piece of land in the city's Mission Bay neighborhood that will house the new arena.]]> <![CDATA[Sandia projects help TSA agents make security decisions at airports]]> A recent Sandia National Laboratories study offers insight into how a federal transportation security officer's thought process can influence decisions made during airport baggage screening, findings that are helping the TSA improve the performance of its security officers.]]> <![CDATA[Why disability insurance Is critical]]> Most people understand why having life insurance is a good idea: Nobody wants to leave their survivors in a financial lurch if they were to die suddenly.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin Rotary hosting 'Top Chef' charity Sunday]]> The Rotary Club of Dublin will host its popular "Top Chef" charity event again this year from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the Mercedes Benz Dealership in Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton launches new 'Mobile Citizen' app]]> The city of Pleasanton has launched Mobile Citizen, a web-based application that allows users and residents to notify city staff about maintenance issues or problems that they might encounter.]]> <![CDATA[Workshops promote clowning around]]> Many children, at one point, dream of running away with the circus but they usually lose interest by the time they finish elementary school.]]> <![CDATA[Hart Middle School plans launch of engineering academy]]> Hart Middle School will host an open house April 29 in preparation for its launch of an engineering academy in the 2014-15 school year.]]>