If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 <![CDATA[East Bay luxury housing market leveling off]]> Luxury home sales in the East Bay took a breather in May, edging lower from year-ago levels although still surpassing the previous month's total.]]> <![CDATA[Today is another 'Spare the Air' day]]> The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air conditions in the
<![CDATA[City, veterans organizations leaders join in groundbreaking for new Pioneer Cemetery memorial]]> City and civic leaders joined veterans' organizations yesterday to break ground on a $300,000 memorial at the top of the hill in Pioneer Cemetery.]]> <![CDATA[Blue Star Moms hosting food drive for U.S. troops tomorrow at Fairgrounds]]> The Alameda County Fair will host a drive Wednesday benefiting the local Blue Star Moms, a group that sends care packages to deployed U.S. Troops in the Middle East.]]> <![CDATA[Get thee to 'The Winter's Tale']]> Oft and anon in Pleasanton -- meaning, every summer -- San Francisco Shakespeare Festival comes to Amador Valley Community Park to amuse young and old alike with high-spirited productions of the Bard's offerings.]]> <![CDATA[Passenger traffic surging at Oakland Airport]]> Passenger growth surged at the Oakland International Airport last month, giving the airport its busiest May in eight years, Port of Oakland officials said Friday.]]> <![CDATA[Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board]]> Pleasanton school board member Jamie Hintzke has announced that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin, Pleasanton moving forward on considering new big box stores despite opposition]]> Representatives of IKEA will hold community meetings tonight and Wednesday to provide details of a two-story, 377,000-square-foot furnishings store it plans to build on a vacant 27-acre site at Hacienda Drive and I-580 in Dublin, directly across from the Walmart center, Oracle and Kaiser Permanente in Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton: Stricken boy inspires nonprofit group]]> When Dillon O'Leary, 11, collapsed with a major brain hemorrhage just before walking onto a baseball field May 6, 2015, he was airlifted to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. As friends supported the family, they coalesced into a unit they dubbed Dillon Strong, fiercely determined to help the boy regain his health.]]> <![CDATA[Bicyclist who died in Pleasanton crash Thursday identified as Gail Turner, 72]]> A bicyclist who died after being struck by a vehicle on Thursday morning at the intersection of Bernal and Valley avenues and Stanley Boulevard has been identified as 72-year-old Gail Turner.]]> <![CDATA[Community meeting scheduled tomorrow to explain new water metering system]]> Two community outreach meetings are planned to demonstrate the new automated water meters that will replace existing meters in Pleasanton homes and businesses starting in August.]]> <![CDATA[Fireworks go on sale today in Dublin]]> "Safe and Sane" fireworks will go on sale at noon Tuesday in Dublin, one of the few cities in the Bay Area where such sales are allowed to be sold by local non-profit organizations.]]>