If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[7 injured as car plows into Dublin restaurant]]> Seven people were injured in Dublin Thursday evening when a woman drove her car into a busy restaurant, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Local international dance festival to be held Sunday in Livermore]]> The Del Valle Folk Dancers of Livermore are hosting a free international dance festival, specifically geared towards new dancers, this Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Livermore Veterans Hall, 522 South L St.]]> <![CDATA[Presenting Tri-Valley Heroes 2014]]> The Pleasanton Weekly has presented eight awards to community members and organizations whose dedication to bettering our communities and the lives of local residents has helped make the Tri-Valley a wonderful place to live and work. ]]> <![CDATA[Lacrosse festival comes to Pleasanton Sunday]]> Pleasanton Lacrosse Club and Pleasanton Pride Girls Lacrosse are teaming up for their inaugural joint New Player Fall Festival at Hart Middle School Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[Suspected prostitutes arrested for robbery]]> Two females and a male were arrested Wednesday after Pleasanton police responded to a possible robbery at Motel 6 on Hopyard Road.]]> <![CDATA[3 good men gone within days of each other]]> Three well-known Tri-Valley leaders died within days of each other this month. They'll be long and well remembered for the good work they did.]]> <![CDATA[School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting]]> The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for 1 p.m. Nov.2 in downtown Pleasanton]]> The annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade will be held Nov. 2 in downtown Pleasanton with more than 100 marching, walking and motorized units to make it the largest observance in Northern California.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Chamber endorses Republican Baker for Assembly]]> Republican Catharine Baker has been endorsed for election to the 16th State Assembly by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's Business and Community Political Action Committee.]]> <![CDATA[City of Pleasanton recognizes business anniversaries]]> The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday recognized local companies for achieving 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years of business in Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring]]> In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov. 7 as the head of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, capping a 31-year career in fire services including the last four in the top position here.]]> <![CDATA[Zone 7 approves rate increase for wholesale water]]> Zone 7's Board of Directors approved Oct. 15 the rate increase for wholesale treated water, with a 3% increase for 2015 and again in 2016 to keep pace with inflation.]]> <![CDATA[U.S. housing starts top 1 million for 3rd time this year]]> For the third time this year, nationwide housing starts surpassed the million-mark, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin post office named for James Kohnen]]> The Dublin Post Office was named Tuesday for the late James Kohnen, well-known public figure in Dublin and 30-year Army veteran who died May 29, 2012.]]> <![CDATA[40th annual Foothill Band Review starts at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton]]> The 40th annual Foothill Band Review, one of the largest of its kind on the West Coast, will get underway at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow on Main Street in Pleasanton with middle and high school bands from around the Bay Area participating.]]>