If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2018 <![CDATA[Tea for British mystery writer in Pleasanton]]> Towne Center Books is hosting New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen at a Tea Party and Book Signing at 1 p.m. Thursday at Inklings Coffee & Tea, 530 Main St.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore Valley Opera announces new season]]> Livermore Valley Opera opens its 27th season with Mozart's "The Abduction from the Seraglio," the first of two fully staged operas at the Bankhead Theater. "Abduction" runs Sept. 29 to Oct. 7.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley politicians oppose fuel efficiency standard rollbacks]]> In light of the Trump administration's recently proposed rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions standards, Tri-Valley politicians on the state and national stage quickly declared their opposition and created plans to combat the federal government's proposals. ]]> <![CDATA[Seniors Series: Tips for caregivers]]> Caregivers: Care for yourself, too. That is the advice offered by Rita Altman, senior vice president of Sunrise Senior Living, which provides homes and care for seniors in Pleasanton and other locations.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore outlets set to welcome new shops, kiosks]]> Officials with the San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore recently announced they will be adding four new shops to the shopping center. ]]> <![CDATA[Tim Talk: Haglund's contract may portend difficult employee negotiations]]> Pleasanton school district trustees clearly value the leadership of Superintendent David Haglund.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton: Exhibit explores lives of migrant workers]]> The Museum on Main explores these questions in its new exhibit, which displays oral narratives of migrant workers beside the powerful images of photojournalist David Bacon. The exhibit is in both English and Spanish, titled "In the Fields of the North/En los Campos del Norte."]]> <![CDATA[Swalwell 'considering' a presidential run]]> After some speculation in light of multiple Iowa appearances in recent months, Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) said Friday that he is "considering" a 2020 presidential run.]]> <![CDATA[LPFD controls warehouse fire on Busch Road]]> Livermore-Pleasanton firefighters battled a blaze in a fencing company’s warehouse on Busch Road early Friday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Chabad: What's the fuss?]]> In what could be one of its longest, most intense meetings of the year, the Pleasanton City Council will be asked Tuesday to decide if the Chabad Jewish organization should have unrestricted use of its recently acquired property on Hopyard Road or be kept hemmed in as some of its backyard neighbors are demanding.]]> <![CDATA[Berkeley PD officer is final candidate for Pleasanton City Council]]> The Pleasanton City Council election is set to feature four candidates vying for two seats this fall after local resident Joseph Ledoux joined the fray by filing candidacy papers on Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Preps: Football season begins amid head-scratching changes to EBAL]]> Believe it or not, we have arrived at the start of the high school football season as both Amador Valley and Foothill start their campaigns this Friday night. (Our 2018 football preview issue will run on next Friday.)]]>