If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 <![CDATA[Dublin observing Red Ribbon Week]]> Red ribbons dot the streets and school grounds in Dublin this week as the city observes the national focus on tobacco, alcohol and other drug prevention programs and activities.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton schools closed tomorrow for staff meetings]]> All Pleasanton schools will be closed Friday for staff development.]]> <![CDATA[Fundraiser Saturday will benefits firefighters' foundation]]> Firefighters will be tending a fire over a grill outside New Leaf Community Markets in Pleasanton Saturday afternoon (Oct. 29) with all proceeds from $5 lunch plates going to the Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon firm sells Pleasanton office building for $15.5M]]> San Ramon-based Meridian Property Co. recently sold its 74,000-square-foot, multi-tenant office building in Pleasanton known as "The Atrium" to a private investor for $15.5 million.]]> <![CDATA[Zone 7 extends temporary drought surcharge]]> Tri-Valley residents will continue to see a temporary drought surcharge on their water bills as Zone 7 Water Agency's Board of Directors has approved the extension of the $0.57 per 100 cubic feet of water fee for another year.]]> <![CDATA[Teachers rally in support of state, local school funding measures]]> Members from the Association of Pleasanton Teachers rallied at schools across the city Tuesday in support of California Proposition 55 and local school bond I1 that are on the Nov. 8 ballot.]]> <![CDATA[Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays to meet today at Amador Valley High]]> A new Tri-Valley chapter of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will convene for its first meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Amador Valley High School library, 1155 Santa Rita Road.]]> <![CDATA[Charitable group Del Corazon donates $21,000 to Rotary's wheelchair fund]]> Del Corazon, a charitable group that raises money to assist the disabled, has donated $21,000 to the Rotary Club of Pleasanton, an amount that matches the $21,000 the club has already raised to purchase a container of 280 wheelchairs to deliver to Peru this year.]]> <![CDATA[League of California Cities names new executive director]]> Carolyn Coleman, director of Federal Advocacy for the National League of Cities, has been named the new executive director of the League of California Cities.]]> <![CDATA[DSRSD board awards contract for Pleasanton field operations center project]]> Work will soon get underway on Dublin San Ramon Services District's new field operations center in Pleasanton, as the agency's Board of Directors recently awarded a contract for the planned improvements.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton school board adopts new curriculum for students with dyslexia]]> Pleasanton school board trustees approved new curriculum for students with dyslexia and other reading difficulties at their regular meeting Tuesday night.]]> <![CDATA[6th annual Halloween Brew Crawl set for Saturday in downtown Pleasanton]]> The Pleasanton Downtown Association will hold its 6th annual Halloween Brew Crawl from 5 -8 p.m. Saturday when downtown merchants and local breweries come together for a night of beer tasting. ]]> <![CDATA[7 Bay Area artists featured in new Harrington Gallery exhibit]]> The Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center will open an invitational exhibit called "Urbanscapes" Nov. 3, a show that runs through Dec. 14 and features seven established Bay Area artists whose work evokes the grittier side of inner-city life.]]> <![CDATA[Take Us Along: 108th birthday]]> Longtime Pleasanton residents Don and Frances Hewitt traveled to Sheffield, Ill., on Oct. 16 to celebrate the 108th birthday of Don's grandmother, Blanche Hewitt (shown in this Take Us Along reading up on the Pleasanton city election candidates in a recent Weekly). ]]> <![CDATA['Good for the Soul' run/walk event set for Sunday to honor Kate Steinle]]> A 5K and 10K marathon along with a "Kidsí Challenge" will be held next Sunday in downtown Pleasanton in memory of Kate Steinle.]]> <![CDATA[Honoring Tri-Valley Heroes 2016]]> Seven exceptional Tri-Valley residents have been honored by Embarcadero Media's East Bay Division, which includes the Pleasanton Weekly and]]> <![CDATA[Deadline Monday to apply for Rotary Club grants to local nonprofits]]> Each year the Rotary Club of Pleasanton Foundation awards grants ranging from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars to local nonprofits.]]> <![CDATA[TV30 to broadcast tomorrow night's Granda vs. Dougherty Valley High game]]> TV30 will broadcast two high school football games on Saturday nights at 7 p.m., including Friday night's game between Granda vs. Dougherty Valley high schools.]]>