If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2017 <![CDATA[School board to consider hiring superintendent search firm]]> The Pleasanton school board Tuesday is set to consider selecting Palo Alto-based Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to run the search for the next superintendent, as recommended by the district's superintendent search firm committee.]]> <![CDATA[Body found along Alameda Creek ID'd as teen who drove off Niles Canyon Road]]> The Alameda County Sheriff's Office has confirmed morning that a body found Thursday evening along Alameda Creek is a young woman who had been missing for a month but wasn't found during an extensive search.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Working together to keep the Tri-Valley on track]]> Pleasanton's thriving source of revenue does have a price, though, and drivers on Interstates 580 or 680 during rush hour can attest to that. More business and more employees equal more traffic. ]]> <![CDATA[Congressman Swalwell reflects on priorities for new term]]> His third term in the House of Representatives is already shaping up to look quite different for Eric Swalwell. 2017 brings a variety of changes professionally, including new committee posts, new legislative issues and a new Republican president -- not to mention a big one personally, due this spring.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin: Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries after being struck by jail bus]]> Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley died Thursday from injuries sustained a day earlier when he was struck by an inmate-transport bus at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, the sheriff's office announced Thursday afternoon. ]]> <![CDATA['An American Tribute to Led Zeppelin' at the Firehouse]]> "Zeppelin USA - An American Tribute to Led Zeppelin" is coming to Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton with two shows March 4-5.]]> <![CDATA[Around Pleasanton: Holiday Fund distributes $72,156 to 10 nonprofits]]> The Pleasanton Weekly distributed checks Thursday totaling $72,156 to 10 Tri-Valley nonprofits that were the beneficiaries of this newspaper's 2016 Holiday Fund.]]> <![CDATA[City aims to incentivize carpooling by partnering with Scoop app]]> Looking to encourage commuters to carpool and ease traffic congestion in Pleasanton, the city recently announced a new partnership with Scoop Technologies to offer incentives to local residents and workers who use the company's commuter ridesharing app.]]> <![CDATA[Mayor Thorne delivers annual State of the City address]]> Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne highlighted key city achievements and public and private projects from the past year, as well as touched on important goals for the year ahead, during his State of the City address Wednesday afternoon.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton: Nonprofit set to host annual Ragin' Cajun fundraiser]]> Local nonprofit Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation is holding its Ragin' Cajun Goes to Trinidad fundraiser next month in Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[City Council talks Happy Valley water, sewer infrastructure]]> The Pleasanton City Council reviewed a report Tuesday describing the types of infrastructure improvements necessary and costs associated with potentially bringing unincorporated Happy Valley residents onto city water and sewer utilities. ]]> <![CDATA[Man arrested in connection with thefts in Pleasanton, elsewhere]]> Officers in Livermore have arrested a man in connection with approximately $65,000 in stolen property, including items taken from Pleasanton, police said Friday.]]>