If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2019 <![CDATA[News Digest: Candidacy deadline approaching, Community Outreach Thanksgiving Dinner & BART public records]]> The nomination period for offices relevant to the Tri-Valley is Dec. 6, with a five-day extension given if an incumbent does not file for re-election.]]> <![CDATA[2019 Holiday Fund campaign now underway]]> Today we are launching our 2019 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund, a campaign that will benefit 10 Tri-Valley nonprofit organizations.]]> <![CDATA[Black Cat Friday at Valley Humane Society]]> Beta, a medium-hair cat and guaranteed entertainer, is one of the many black cats whose adoption fees will be waived on Nov. 29-30 as part of Valley Humane Society's Black Cat Friday promotion.]]> <![CDATA[Sign-up deadline approaching for Pleasanton's holiday parade]]> Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony is coming up on the evening of Dec. 7, and city officials are reminding people that the sign-up deadline is approaching.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore welcoming 'So You Think You Can Dance Live!']]> "So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2019," which is on a 40-city nationwide tour with the Top 10 finalists and two All-Stars, will be at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore at 8 p.m. next Friday (Nov. 29). ]]> <![CDATA[Around Pleasanton: Old Sheraton hotel gets a new lease on life by Marriott]]> The Pleasanton Sheraton on Stoneridge Mall Road was rededicated this month as a newly owned AC Hotel by Marriott, to be operated by Hersha Hospitality Management.]]> <![CDATA[Council endorses framework for new East Pleasanton Specific Plan process]]> The city is poised to restart the East Pleasanton Specific Plan process early next year, with City Council expressing initial support Tuesday for city staff's concept for how the public planning effort would play out. ]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton: City promotes Clark to community development director]]> Pleasanton's city administration has hired from within for its next community development director, promoting deputy director Ellen Clark to the department's top position effective Dec. 2.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton police report 'busy weekend' with 14 arrests around city]]> "Busy weekend!" That was the headline for the Pleasanton PD's post on Facebook on Monday recapping a weekend that saw police record more than a dozen arrests in the city.]]> <![CDATA[District: Dublin High student posts threat on social; police deem not credible]]> A Dublin High School student is under investigation after school officials learned of a threatening post they made on social media overnight Monday, according to Superintendent Dave Marken.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Preps: Foothill football advances to semis; Amador falls to De La Salle]]> The Foothill football team gained one measure of revenge from the regular season, opening the North Coast Section Division II playoffs with a 41-20 win over San Leandro last Friday.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore: Prosecutors announce charges in cold-case rape investigations]]> DNA from a discarded plastic Baskin-Robbins ice cream spoon led to the recent arrest of a Livermore man for allegedly sexually assaulting two women more than 22 years ago, prosecutors said Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley Hero: Vidhima Shetty, sharing others' stories]]> Shetty said after her story went online, she was surprised by a barrage of emails from people coping with the illness. Compounding the suffering, patients have to deal with people who do not understand it.]]> <![CDATA[Three classic cars stolen during Goodguys show at fairgrounds]]> Three 1960s-era cars were stolen during the annual Goodguys car show last weekend, including two taken while parked inside the event at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. ]]>