If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2017 <![CDATA[Rotary North's 5th annual Pasta Feed to be held Sunday]]> Pleasanton North Rotary (PNR) will offer a full-filled afternoon and evening for parents and children at its fifth-annual Pasta Feed and Family Carnival Sunday.]]> <![CDATA['Shape-Up-Saturday' events to be held Saturday, also on Feb. 4 at New Leaf Community Market]]> Two "Shape-Up-Saturday" events will be held during the next two Saturdays at New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton to promote small, local businesses in the Tri-Valley area while encouraging the health and well-being of local residents.]]> <![CDATA[Application deadline is Feb. 6 for new affordable apartments near Pleasanton BART station]]> Applications for one of 38 "below market rent" apartments in the new high-rise buildings near the BART station in Hacienda are being accepted by the city of Pleasanton and Essex Development through Feb. 6.]]> <![CDATA[Banner week for Foothill High girls' soccer team]]> It was a banner week for the Foothill High School girls’ soccer team as the Falcons swept the city of Danville, taking out both San Ramon Valley and Monte Vista.]]> <![CDATA[Alameda County unemployment rate now at 3.8%]]> Alameda County had an unemployment rate of 3.8% last month, among the lowest in the Bay Area.]]> <![CDATA[Niles Canyon Road closed again at 10 a.m. today for vehicle recovery]]> Niles Canyon Road will be closed again today starting at at 10 a.m. so crews can recover a vehicle that plunged into Alameda Creek last weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Brown, Caltrans to seek flood aid from federal agency]]> Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for counties in the Bay Area and across the state on Monday due to severe winter storms.]]> <![CDATA[Police: Teen playing game with toy gun mistaken for burglar]]> Pleasanton law enforcement and school officials are urging parents to talk to their children about the "Assassin" game after two teenagers playing the game were recently mistaken for burglars.]]> <![CDATA[BART's pilot program for guaranteed parking at Hacienda station now underway]]> Carpool commuters traveling by BART have a new option for securing parking at the Dublin/Pleasanton station at Hacienda. ]]> <![CDATA[After more protests, council agrees to consider Owens Drive traffic problems on Feb. 21]]> Although 10 BART commuters complained to the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday night about Owens Drive traffic changes, they were told they'd have to wait until Feb. 21 to get a response.]]> <![CDATA['Anything Goes' opens Saturday at Firehouse]]> Pacific Coast Repertory Company kicks off 2017 Saturday with the high-energy, high-seas musical theater romp "Anything Goes" at the Firehouse Arts Center.]]> <![CDATA[School district accepting bond oversight committee applications]]> Community members interested in serving on the PUSD Measure I1 citizens bond oversight committee can apply now through Feb. 28.]]> <![CDATA[School board offers apology, takes next steps in superintendent search]]> The Pleasanton school board has named deputy superintendent of business services Micaela Ochoa to also handle the responsibilities of the top post as it takes steps to address the district superintendent vacancy.]]>