If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 <![CDATA[Planning Commission chairman Ritter to seek Pleasanton City Council seat]]> Herb Ritter, chairman of the Pleasanton Planning Commission, announced Friday that he will seek a seat on the City Council in the community election Nov. 8.]]> <![CDATA[County sets up ballot drop-off sites for June 7 election]]> The Alameda County Registrar of Voters is setting up specially-designed and secure drop-boxes in each of the county's 14 incorporated cities to accommodate voters w]]> <![CDATA[County Fair doles out winemaker awards ahead of June 15 opening]]> The Alameda County Fair, which begins next month, has announced the top winners of its annual wine competitions.]]> <![CDATA[Warriors win, face Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday at Oracle Arena]]> The Golden State Warriors defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-88 last night to advance to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in a series that will start Thursday at Oracle Arena.]]> <![CDATA[Foothill girls' softball team wins first 2 games of North Coast Section playoffs]]> The Foothill High girls' softball team won its first two games of the North Coast Section Division I playoffs by a combined 13-1 last week.]]> <![CDATA[Steinle family sues San Francisco, federal authorities, former sheriff]]> The family of Kate Steinle, a Pleasanton native who was shot and killed on San Francisco's Pier 14 last July, today filed a federal lawsuit against city and federal officials alleging that a series of policy failures and negligent acts led to her death.]]> <![CDATA[Tomorrow's 1st Wednesday to celebrate summer Olympics]]> Live music, children's activities, food trucks, and an Olympic Day celebration are in store for tomorrow's 1st Wednesday Street Party in Pleasanton, sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association.]]> <![CDATA[Vacation home sales retreat while investment sales leap]]> Vacation home sales cooled off in 2015 but remained at the second highest amount in nearly a decade, while investment purchases increased for the first time in five years.]]>