If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2022 <![CDATA[Former Pleasanton city manager Fialho takes on CEO role with new nonprofit]]> Former Pleasanton city manager and longtime community leader Nelson Fialho is stepping up to serve as interim CEO of the recently formed Three Valleys Community Foundation (3VCF), officials with the nonprofit announced on Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Wait Wait -- it's Peter Sagal]]> Peter Sagal, host of the popular "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell me!" show broadcast weekly on NPR, will be at the Bankhead Theater at 8 p.m. this Friday (Jan. 28).]]> <![CDATA[Business Briefs: CooperCompanies' $1.6B deal | Topcon expands in Livermore | Shaq at Medea opening]]> San Ramon-based medical device firm CooperCompanies recently signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire reproductive sciences company Generate Life Sciences for $1.6 billion in a deal.]]> <![CDATA[Sierra snow levels still above average, more storms predicted first week of February]]> The National Weather Service in Sacramento tweeted Sunday that, despite California having a mostly dry January, snow depth and snow water content 'is looking good and still running above average for this time of year.']]> <![CDATA[Residents displaced after house fire in Pleasanton]]> An early morning fire on Monday displaced the residents of a Pleasanton home, fire officials said. The blaze started in the garage of the home in the 5200 block of Pleasant Hill Road...]]> <![CDATA[Livermore council to host second public hearing on redistricting]]> Livermore City Council is set to host its second public hearing to receive an update on the city's redistricting efforts and receive public input the composition of City Council voting districts and communities of interest. ]]> <![CDATA[Two Firehouse shows canceled]]> The Firehouse Arts Center has announced that two of its upcoming shows have been canceled due to the surge in Covid-19 cases.]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: California politicos now talking tough on crime]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Arrest made in connection with a series of sexual batteries]]> A Livermore man has been arrested in connection with a series of sexual batteries involving female joggers near the running trail on East Avenue and Vasco Road over the past two months. ]]> <![CDATA[City alerts residents about increased coyote sightings at Dublin park]]> The City of Dublin issued a civic alert this week, warning residents and parkgoers of an uptick in coyote sightings at and around Emerald Glen Park.]]> <![CDATA[COVID surge's impact on schools]]> A new variant of COVID, omicron, made the first week of school following the winter break more than a little challenging. ]]> <![CDATA[Livermore police recover stolen cars, property during arrests at SF Premium Outlets]]> Suspects believed to be part of an organized retail theft ring were arrested by Livermore police officers earlier this week, according to a statement from the department shared on Twitter. ]]> <![CDATA[Downtown split proposed for Pleasanton election map]]> Pleasanton's downtown area could be represented by two city council members in the future, an idea also floated for another area at the Pleasanton City Council meeting on Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Alameda County Sheriff candidates talk jail deaths, government mandates in forum]]> Three contenders competing to become Alameda County's next sheriff faced off in a virtual forum earlier this month hosted by community group Livermore Indivisible. ]]> <![CDATA[Livermore council moves downtown hotel project forward]]> The Livermore City Council unanimously approved an amended and restated disposition, development and loan agreement (DDLA) with Davis-based hoteliers Presidio Companies to develop the downtown wine country hotel.]]>