If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[ValleyCare's merger agreement with Stanford moving forward]]> Plans to merge ValleyCare Health System and its Pleasanton medical center into Stanford University health care system are proceeding on schedule although the final combination could take a number of months to complete.]]> <![CDATA[Oakland A's lease gets county board approval]]> The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an agreement to extend the Oakland Athletics' lease at the Coliseum for another 10 years.]]> <![CDATA[Pooch parade at 1st Wednesday street party next week]]> More than 200 dogs will strut down Main Street for the annual Pooch Parade during Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday Street Party on Aug.
<![CDATA[Large turnout for signing re-election papers for Mayor Jerry Thorne]]> More than 100 supporters of Mayor Jerry Thorne crowded into the home of Joyce and Bob Shapiro in Vintage Hills Tuesday night to sign Thorne's nomination papers as he seeks re-election on Nov. 4.]]> <![CDATA[Tom Hall chosen as president of Pleasanton North Rotary Club]]> Businessman Tom Hall has begun a one-year term as president of Pleasanton North Rotary (PNR).]]> <![CDATA[Former Alisal principal to lead Livermore school]]> Terri Quesinberry, whose departure as Alisal Elementary principal was announced last week, has been hired as the principal at Sunset Elementary School in Livermore.]]> <![CDATA[Shadow Cliffs beaches to reopen today]]> Shadow Cliffs beaches are set to reopen today after nearly a week of closures due to high levels of E. coli bacteria.]]> <![CDATA[Don't let family stories disappear]]> To record family photographs and the stories behind them, Bill Levesque has launched Photos can be uploaded to the site, then other family members can pitch in with their memories and background information.]]> <![CDATA[What's in your house?]]> Tricia Hoekwater returned home from work one day in 2000 to find that her house had been robbed.]]> <![CDATA[Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger]]> In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders have voted to approve the acquisition of the Pleasanton-based supermarket chain by an affiliate of Albertsons, another national supermarket firm that has its corporate headquarters in Boise, Idaho.]]> <![CDATA[Students produce one-hour special of local interviews for TV30]]> Tri-Valley Youth View, a one-hour special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended the TV30 Summer Camp, is currently airing on TV30.]]> <![CDATA[Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs]]> Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger, have declared their candidacy thus far.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley Heroes]]> The Pleasanton Weekly is seeking nominations and sponsorships for the Tri-Valley Heroes awards program, our salute to the individuals, groups or organizations that stand out because of their actions, integrity or honor.
<![CDATA[Neighborhood hosts invited to join in Pleasanton's 'Night out Against Crime']]> Pleasanton will hold its annual National Night Out next Tuesday and the Police Department is seeking neighborhoods interested in hosting the informative and festive street parties.]]>