If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2015 <![CDATA[Sandia researchers win 'best paper' award from AIAA]]> The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has recognized Sandia National Laboratories researchers Joe Oefelein and Guilhem Lacaze with a best paper award for their work on scramjet engine simulations.]]> <![CDATA[Union workers at Rite Aid reach tentative contract agreement]]> After nearly two years of collective bargaining, UFCW 8-Golden State and its UFCW allies in Southern California announced they have reached tentative contract agreements with the Rite Aid drug store chain in the northern and southern regions of the state, including Rite Aid's store in Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[TV30 offering show tickets to 'Lucky Fans']]> Tri-Valley television is offering viewers an opportunity to win free show tickets by signing up to be a TV30 "Lucky Fans."]]> <![CDATA[Baker's psychology license bill signed into law]]> Gov. Jerry Brown this week approved a bill from local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) to make psychology licenses remain valid for two full years, replacing the existing process that tied license expiration to the holder's birthday.]]> <![CDATA[Governor urges purchase of 'Pink Ribbon' license plates]]> Gov. Jerry Brown ushered in Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday by urging residents to order the state's new "Pink Ribbon" specialty license plates, which support medical screenings for under-served women as a result of legislation authored by Pleasanton's former assemblywoman.]]> <![CDATA[35th annual Fleet Week kicks off tomorrow on San Francisco's waterfront]]> San Francisco's waterfront will be buzzing with action next week as the 35th Annual Fleet Week kicks off.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon: Lawyer sentenced in case of fatal 2012 hit-and-run in Dublin]]> A San Ramon lawyer was sentenced last week to a year under surveillance after he pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a Chinese man with his brand-new Mercedes-Benz in 2012.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Rage U10 White complete trifecta]]> The Pleasanton Rage U10 White team won its third tournament in a row by taking home the title last weekend in the Ajax United Girls End of Summer Tournament in Modesto. ]]> <![CDATA[Guitar prodigy goes solo for Firehouse performance tonight]]> As part of his Julian Lage Solo Project, which explores the world of solo guitar work, the musician will present a rare solo concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Firehouse Arts Center.]]> <![CDATA[Honors for heritage homes]]> Heritage homes are all about gracious living, says John Ribovich, co-chairman of the Pleasanton Heritage Association awards committee.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton school resource officers take campus safety messages to students]]> Pleasanton Police Officer Marty Billdt looked from 13-year-old to 13-year-old, knowing his words would have to walk a fine line. ]]> <![CDATA[Jojo Moyes to speak at Amador Theater at 7 p.m. tomorrow]]> Author Jojo Moyes will speak at 7 p.m. Monday at the Amador Theater, one week after releasing her latest novel, "After You." It is a sequel to "Me Before You," a New York Times bestseller for 65 weeks that sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable]]> It has been almost three months since 19-year-old San Jose resident John Deming Jr. was shot and killed by Pleasanton Police Officer Daniel Kunkel outside an auto dealership in Pleasanton. ]]> <![CDATA[Houses or church site? Council to decide Tuesday night]]> The Pleasanton City Council will decide at its meeting Tuesday night whether to rezone a church site for new houses in the midst of a drought emergency.]]> <![CDATA[Amador Valley High teacher among candidates for county Teachers of the Year]]> A Pleasanton teacher is among the educators vying for this year's Alameda County Teachers of the Year award]]> <![CDATA[Costco seen as potential buyer of Pleasanton development Zone site]]> Pleasanton planners moved a step closer last week to creating the city's first Economic Development Zone along I-680's Johnson Drive frontage road that could offer up to 35 acres of space suitable for a new hotel or, possibly, a new Costco retail store.]]> <![CDATA[Deadline at midnight tonight to apply for volunteer student sportscaster job at TV30]]> Are you an aspiring TV broadcast reporter? Here is a way to gain some on camera experience.]]>