If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 <![CDATA[Developer wins praise for 'under-developing' downtown Pleasanton lot]]> At a time when developers are eying every available site in Pleasanton to build larger and taller residences, Todd Deutscher of Catalyst Development Partners deserves credit for taking a different approach. ]]> <![CDATA[Head of the Class: Heller takes helm at Hart]]> Leslie Heller knew she wanted to be an educator from the time she was in elementary school, when she was prone to critiquing her teachers and pondering how she would handle a class full of students. ]]> <![CDATA[Spare the Air alert issued for today]]> A Spare the Air alert has been issued for today in the Bay Area as heat, light winds and automobile exhaust combine for an unhealthy level of smog.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Yes on Prop 54 to lift the veil of secrecy]]> Among the myriad propositions on the Nov. 8 ballot is one we feel we should weigh in on.]]> <![CDATA[A cappella chorus opens rehearsal tomorrow night]]> Harmony Fusion Chorus, an award-winning women's a cappella barbershop show chorus, will host a special open rehearsal night Monday to welcome new singers of all ages and backgrounds. The chorus was formerly Harmony Crossroads, based at Pleasanton Community Church.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin planning commission OKs new multi-million-dollar Kaiser Permanente medical center]]> The Dublin Planning Commission has voted unanimously to support Kaiser Permanente's proposed 1.2 million-square-foot specialty care medical campus next to I-580.]]> <![CDATA[Harvest Park Middle School principal abruptly resigns]]> Less than three months into his new role as Harvest Park Middle School principal, Ethan Cheever has announced his resignation effective next Friday, Sept. 30.]]> <![CDATA[Council imposes tough new restrictions on how Masons use their Hopyard Road lodge]]> The City Council imposed strict new regulations on Pleasanton Masons Tuesday after considering complaints from their Valley Trails neighbors of excessive noise and outdoor partying at their lodge on Hopyard Road.]]> <![CDATA[Candidates air their positions at Pleasanton Weekly forum]]> Candidates for Pleasantonís mayor and City Council positions sounded off last Monday at the Pleasanton Weekly's candidatesí forum over issues facing the community and how they would prioritize those issues if elected on Nov. 8.]]> <![CDATA[Democrats oppose Measure MM anti-Costco bill on Nov. 8 ballot]]> The Alameda County Democratic Party this week endorsed three candidates for the Pleasanton school board and recommended that voters vote no on Measure MM, which would restrict zoning on Johnson Drive to buildings no greater than 50,000 square feet.]]> <![CDATA[Horse racing continues today at Alameda County Fairgrounds with a 1:15 p.m. post time]]> Six days of live horse racing will continue today at the Oak Tree at Pleasanton Fall Meet at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.]]>