If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[Pleasanton Middle School cheerleaders bring home national title]]> The Pleasanton Middle School cheer team brought home its first championship title in five years after competing at the United Spirit Association (USA) Jr. Nationals last weekend in Anaheim.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton seeks artists for 'Project Paint Box']]> The City of Pleasanton is currently looking for artists to share their creativity through Phase II of "Project Paint Box," a public art beautification program.]]> <![CDATA[Fire damages storage space at Wente Vineyards]]> A one-alarm fire damaged a storage unit at Wente Vineyards in unincorporated Livermore early Wednesday morning, a fire battalion chief said.]]> <![CDATA[Supervisors vote to ban skateboarding on Alameda County-owned property]]> The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to ban skateboarding on all county property, which means that violators can be cited after the ordinance takes effect in 30 days.]]> <![CDATA[Council OKs Asian-focused retail center on northeast side]]> The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved the construction of a multi-million-dollar, Asian-focused retail and office center in Staples Ranch which will serve as a designated gateway to the city's northeast side.]]> <![CDATA[State increases water project allocation]]> The California Department of Water Resources notified Zone 7 Water Agency, which supplies treated drinking water to retailers serving Pleasanton residents, and other State Water Contractors that the 2015 allocation is being increased from 15% to 20%.]]> <![CDATA[Two men fatally shot in Livermore identified]]> Police yesterday released the names of two men who were shot to death in Livermore late Sunday afternoon in an apparent dispute over contraband.]]> <![CDATA[Winter Spare the Air season comes to a close]]> The Bay Area Air Quality Management District's 2014-2015 Winter Spare the Air season ended last Saturday with a total of 23 Winter Spare the Air Alerts issued.]]> <![CDATA[Foothill PTO supports PTSA formation]]> Foothill High School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) voted in full support of establishing a Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) during its Feb. 18 meeting.]]> <![CDATA[Equality California endorses Joan Buchanan for State Senate]]> Equality California has announced its sole endorsement of Joan Buchanan in her campaign for State Senate.]]> <![CDATA[District attorney to talk about dangers of prescription drugs at Pleasanton forum]]> The City of Pleasanton's Free Community Education Series continues on Wednesday, March 18 with a special presentation for parents and students entitled "What Every Parent Needs to Know: The Dangers of Prescription Drugs."]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton mayor, most on council endorse Glazer for State Senate]]> Candidate for State Senate Steve Glazer said Monday that he has secured endorsements from four out of the five members of the Pleasanton City Council.]]> <![CDATA[Yale Russian Chorus to perform in Livermore Saturday]]> When the Yale Russian Chorus reached out across the country to find interested audiences, St. Innocent Orthodox Church in Livermore responded.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Weekly distributes $80,940 to 10 Holiday Fund beneficiaries]]> The Pleasanton Weekly distributed checks totaling $80,940 Thursday to 10 nonprofits that are beneficiaries of the newspaper's 2014 Holiday Fund campaign.]]> <![CDATA[Red Cross to hold Pleasanton blood drive today, tomorrow]]> The American Red Cross will be hosting over 20 blood drives throughout the Tri-Valley in March including two in Pleasanton today and tomorrow.]]>