If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2017 <![CDATA[PUSD's Adult and Career Education Dept. adds to spring offerings]]> Always wanted to learn embroidery, acquire a new language or become more fiscally savvy? PUSD's Adult and Career Education Department is currently enrolling students for several new community education classes just added to its spring semester offerings.]]> <![CDATA[Horses run amok in Alamo, halt freeway traffic]]> Two horses running loose in Alamo evaded authorities for more than an hour Monday morning and brought northbound Interstate 680 to a standstill after they made their way onto the freeway.]]> <![CDATA['Snow White' spoof headed for Pleasanton]]> Each spring, a talented troupe visits underserved schools in the East Bay to acquaint students with the magic of musical theater. To help fund the free shows, East Bay Children's Theatre gives paying performances in public venues, and this year Pleasanton has been added to the schedule.]]> <![CDATA[BART's long-awaited Warm Springs station opens in Fremont]]> After years of delays, BART officials and other community leaders Friday celebrated the opening of the new Warm Springs station in southern Fremont, which brings the transit agency one step closer to San Jose.]]> <![CDATA[UPDATE: San Jose man dies in I-680 crash in Pleasanton early Saturday]]> The Alameda County Coroner's Bureau has identified San Jose resident Matthew Tia, 33, as the victim of a fatal crash on northbound Interstate 680 in Pleasanton just after 3 a.m. Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[Pace for Peace to benefit Tri-Valley Haven]]> Tri-Valley Haven is set to host its Pace for Peace fundraiser this weekend, a 5K/10K run/walk through Livermore wine country that offers courses for athletes and non-athletes alike, including teams, families, strollers and dogs.]]> <![CDATA[School board to consider amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa]]> The Pleasanton school board is set Tuesday to consider an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract that would compensate her an extra $10,000 for serving as PUSD's interim superintendent.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: PUSD must shine a little light, start rebuilding trust]]> Ironically, Sunshine Week 2017 ended in Pleasanton last Friday with the school district seemingly doing its utmost to keep the public in the dark about the sudden and unexplained Jan. 6 firing of Rick Rubino, its superintendent of just over six months.]]> <![CDATA[Signs of the times]]> When John Deus, 74, takes to the road, he doesn't just keep an eye on the traffic and other hazards. He's also alert for interesting signage. "I think I've photographed about 75 different signs during my travels," said Deus (pronounced the German way, "Doyce").]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton high-schoolers take part in Youth in Government Day]]> Around 100 Pleasanton high school students got a hands-on experience in local government Wednesday as participants in this year's Youth in Government Day.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton museum announces more tickets for popular speaker series]]> Museum on Main has added tickets and performances for this year's speaker series, which is held once a month from May through October. The Ed Kinney Speaker Series -- "An Evening with ..." -- features actors portraying well-known people from history who talk about their lives.]]> <![CDATA[Fired PUSD superintendent denies accusation of inappropriate conduct]]> Speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired as PUSD superintendent, Rick Rubino has denied an accusation of inappropriate behavior that came to light Friday from documents the Pleasanton Weekly obtained from the district.]]>