If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2015 <![CDATA[Council Oks rezoning Centerpointe church site for housing]]> The Pleasanton City Council last night approved a zoning change for Centerpointe Presbyterian Church's 6-acre site at Valley Avenue and Busch Road to allow construction of 25 new homes in addition to keeping the Montessori private school already on the site.]]> <![CDATA[Foothill senior poster wins county Registrar of Voters contest]]> A Foothill High junior's entry into a county Registrar of Voters poster contest won first place this week, earning her school $2,000.]]> <![CDATA[Get some satisfaction: Unauthorized Rolling Stones come to town]]> Rudy Colombin's new iteration of the Unauthorized Rolling Stones is dazzling theater, paying reverence to the greatest acts of classic rock, from Zeppelin to Motown to Dylan, while still wrapped around a core of Rolling Stones hits. ]]> <![CDATA[Walk to School month begins today; students encouraged to walk to campuses]]> Pleasanton schools will be kicking off Walk to School Month by asking students at Alisal, Mohr and Valley View elementary schools to walk to the campuses this morning.
<![CDATA[Air quality event today to highlight importance of avoiding car idling at schools]]> Air quality experts will gather with students and school staff today to spread a simple message: Parents, turn off your engines.]]> <![CDATA[2015 Tri-Valley Heroes recipients named]]> The recipients of the 2015 Tri-Valley Heroes awards have been selected. In its fourth year, the program seeks to honor 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[Concord city attorney dies after jumping off parking garage]]> Concord City Attorney Mark Coon jumped from the third floor of a parking garage to his death Tuesday morning in Walnut Creek, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton making progress in recycled water project]]> The city of Pleasanton has completed a major milestone in its purple pipes project, which aims to bring approximately 450 million gallons of recycled water a year to three facilities throughout the city.]]> <![CDATA[Supreme Court turns down San Jose's challenge to baseball's antitrust exemption]]> The U.S. Supreme Court Monday turned down the city of San Jose's bid for revision of a 93-year-old doctrine that exempts professional baseball from antitrust laws.]]> <![CDATA[S.F. survey shows families living in single-room apartments doubling]]> In San Francisco, whole families are increasingly living in apartments that were intended to house only one person, according to a new report released Friday by a group of community-based organizations.]]> <![CDATA[Applications open for Juanita Haugen scholarship awards]]> Applications are now open for $1,000 scholarships to be awarded in November in the name of Juanita Haugen, a long-time Pleasanton school board member and nationally-recognized education leader who died in 2007.]]> <![CDATA[Firefighters to host family friendly event Saturday on fire prevention]]> The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department is hosting a local Fire Prevention Week this week, and an event will be held Saturday to cap off the week of fire prevention awareness.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton to host 'Transition Fair' today for young adults with developmental disabilities]]> The city of Pleasanton is co-sponsoring a free Transition Information Night workshop from 5:30-8:30 p.m. today at the Pleasanton Senior Center for families of young adults with developmental disabilities.]]> <![CDATA[2015 Amador Valley High graduate earning Girl Scouts' highest honor today]]> Amador Valley High graduate Annie Cai is set to be honored in New York City today as one of 10 National Young Women of Distinction, the highest recognition bestowed by the Girl Scouts of the USA.]]> <![CDATA[Head of the Class: Butler boosts Harvest Park]]> Starting her career in a district with fewer resources, new Harvest Park Middle School interim principal Jill Butler remembers spending time off work scouring used bookstores for reading material for her students.]]> <![CDATA[35th annual Fleet Week at San Francisco's waterfront through next Monday]]> San Francisco's waterfront is buzzing with action this week with the 35th Annual Fleet Week now underway.]]> <![CDATA[Amador Valley High teacher among candidates for county Teachers of the Year]]> A Pleasanton teacher is among the educators vying for this year's Alameda County Teachers of the Year award]]>