If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2017 <![CDATA[Solo crash on I-680 sends one to hospital with major injuries]]> A person suffered major injuries in a solo-vehicle crash Saturday evening on southbound Interstate 680 in Pleasanton, a California Highway Patrol officer said. ]]> <![CDATA[Tribute to Barbra at the Firehouse]]> Kelly Brandeburg is performing "My Favorite Barbra: Tribute to the Songs of Barbra Streisand," music direction by John Simon, at 2 p.m. this Saturday at the Firehouse Arts Center. ]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley Lunar New Year gala set for Sunday]]> Scores of Tri-Valley residents and officials are ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year this weekend during a gala at the Blackhawk Museum that will feature Chinese gong fu, Indian dance, music and more entertainment while also serving as a fundraiser for a local internship program.]]> <![CDATA[State legislators holding bipartisan open house Wednesday]]> Pleasanton's representatives in the State Legislature, Republican Assemblywoman Catharine Baker and Democrat State Senator Steve Glazer, are co-hosting a public town hall on Wednesday in Livermore.]]> <![CDATA[PUSD schools acknowledged among California's best]]> Pleasanton public schools are among the top in California, according to rankings recently released by a website that rates K-12 schools and colleges. The California Department of Education also honored Village High as a model continuation school. ]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Now is the time to share your thoughts on downtown planning]]> This is the time for the large and diverse stakeholder group -- the residents who feel a strong connection and ownership of our downtown -- to make their desires known. Not in six months or a year. Not when recommendations are going to the City Council.]]> <![CDATA[Creatures of comfort: Program provides pet therapy throughout region]]> Started over 15 years ago by the Pleasanton nonprofit, the program takes Tri-Valley residents and their dogs to schools, businesses, assisted living facilities and other spots around the East Bay.]]> <![CDATA[Police looking for man who rammed stolen van into patrol car]]> Law enforcement officials are looking for a man accused of ramming a stolen vehicle into a patrol car in an attempt to evade police before driving into Alamo Creek and fleeing on foot, according to a Pleasanton police spokesperson.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton council delays Owens Drive traffic meeting]]> Pleasanton residents hoping to hear from the City Council and city staff about traffic changes on Owens Drive will have to wait two additional weeks for their public meeting.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton takes over USA Cheer Open]]> Pleasanton was well-represented at the United Spirit Association (USA) Cheer Open at UC Davis on Super Bowl Sunday, with Foothill, Amador Valley, Pleasanton Middle, Hart and Harvest Park all competing.]]> <![CDATA[Hope Hospice expands services by acquiring home health agency]]> Hope Hospice recently announced it acquired Hayward-based St. Claire's Home Health in a move aimed at improving the local nonprofit's services by allowing its patients to transition seamlessly between home care and hospice care as their illnesses progress.]]> <![CDATA[PUSD to explore building new elementary school on Neal property]]> The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night took a step forward in planning for a new elementary school in the district, directing administrators to explore building on PUSD's Neal property in the southeast part of the city.]]>