If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea]]> A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years ago has withdrawn his plea after the judge who was scheduled to sentence him recused himself in the case.]]> <![CDATA[Design veteran promoted to executive position at Ware Malcomb]]> Jim Terry has been promoted to Principal, Commercial Architecture in Ware Malcomb's Pleasanton office with responsibility for overseeing all of the firm's commercial architecture projects in Northern California.]]> <![CDATA[Green fees to increase by $1 May 1 at Callippe]]> As the Callippe Preserve Golf Course is approaching its 10th year in operation and with the economy showing greater improvement, members of the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission decided earlier this month that it was time to raise green fees to help pay for increased course operating costs.]]> <![CDATA[Driver outside his car injured when hit by another car on I-580]]> All lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore have reopened after a man apparently got out of his car and was struck by another vehicle there, according to the California Highway Patrol.]]> <![CDATA[New home sales rise 7.8% in U.S. in February]]> Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.8% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000 units from an upwardly revised January reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton police 3-year contract approved by City Council]]> The City Council voted 4-0 last night to accept a new three-year contract with the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association, granting 3% pay increases in each of the three years starting this year and through June 2017, when the contract will expire.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton JV cheer teams finish one-two at nationals]]> Amador Valley and Foothill junior varsity cheer teams ranked high at last weekend's United Spirit Association (USA) High School Spirit Nationals in Anaheim -- with Foothill JV being named, once again, national champions.]]> <![CDATA[Proud grandparents]]> Mayor Jerry Thorne and his wife Sandra are in Lausanne, Switzerland to celebrate the birth of their first grandchild Eilís Madeleine Gough.]]> <![CDATA[Committee being created to look at Pleasanton schools 2017 calendar]]> The Pleasanton school board heard a report from district staff about the process and timeline for the 2016-17 calendar during Tuesday night's board meeting.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore Lab back in rocket development business]]> Two recent contracts worth nearly $1.5 million that have been awarded to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have brought the Laboratory back into the rocket development business.]]> <![CDATA[Redwood Canyon is new name for Willow Park Golf Course]]> The East Bay Regional Park District board of directors has voted to rename the golf course at Anthony Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley to Redwood Canyon Public Golf Course.]]> <![CDATA[Unemployment rates in Bay Area below state average]]> Unemployment rates in all Bay Area counties in February were below the state's average, with Alameda County ending the month with a 5% rate.]]> <![CDATA[Nominations now open for TV30's 'Coach of the Year' award]]> Nominations are now being accepted for TV30's Outstanding High School Coach of the Year Award.]]> <![CDATA[Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together in Pleasanton Saturday]]> The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association will kick off its first show of 2015 when the 33rd All American Get-Together opens Saturday for a two-day run at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.]]>