If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 <![CDATA[Rohovit retiring from police department after 26 years of service]]> Pleasanton Police Lieutenant Scott Rohovit will retire Friday after 26 years of service.]]> <![CDATA[East Bay EDA to hold fall meeting in Dublin Thursday]]> The East Bay Economic Development Alliance will hold its Fall meeting from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Shannon Community Center in Dublin.]]> <![CDATA[Sign-ups underway for Tri-Valley Commerce Convention]]> The Tri-Valley Small Business Commerce Convention (Commerce Con) will take place Oct. 4, an event that aims to provide business owners with information and access to resources to help build a successful company.]]> <![CDATA[Harvest Park principal appointment leads school board meeting agenda tonight]]> The Pleasanton school board will be asked to appoint a new principal for Harvest Park Middle School when it convenes for its regular meeting Tuesday evening.]]> <![CDATA[DSRSD hires new administrative services manager]]> Dublin San Ramon Services District has brought Carol Atwood on as its new administrative services manager.]]> <![CDATA[State, federal bills inspired by Steinle case focus on how law enforcement stores guns]]> The shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle in San Francisco last year by a gun stolen from a federal ranger's car has given rise to new state legislation and a recently introduced federal bill each aimed at stopping law enforcement firearms from getting into the wrong hands. ]]> <![CDATA[Air district issues 3rd straight 'Spare the Air' alert for today]]> The Bay Area's intense heat wave prompted regional air quality officials today to issue another Spare the Air smog alert for Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Brown signs mandatory CPR education bill into law]]> Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Saturday AB 1719, a law that requires hands-on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instruction, along with Automated External Defibrillator awareness in high school health classes.]]> <![CDATA[Mayor's Award goes to community leader Tanya Ludden]]> Tanya Ludden, a longtime leader in the Parent Teachers Association who has also served as a board member for large community organizations including the Northern California Alzheimer Association and Valley Care Health Foundation, was presented with the Mayor's Award by Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne Friday night.]]> <![CDATA[Developer wins praise for 'under-developing' downtown Pleasanton lot]]> At a time when developers are eying every available site in Pleasanton to build larger and taller residences, Todd Deutscher of Catalyst Development Partners deserves credit for taking a different approach. ]]> <![CDATA[Head of the Class: Heller takes helm at Hart]]> Leslie Heller knew she wanted to be an educator from the time she was in elementary school, when she was prone to critiquing her teachers and pondering how she would handle a class full of students. ]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Yes on Prop 54 to lift the veil of secrecy]]> Among the myriad propositions on the Nov. 8 ballot is one we feel we should weigh in on.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin planning commission OKs new multi-million-dollar Kaiser Permanente medical center]]> The Dublin Planning Commission has voted unanimously to support Kaiser Permanente's proposed 1.2 million-square-foot specialty care medical campus next to I-580.]]> <![CDATA[Candidates air their positions at Pleasanton Weekly forum]]> Candidates for Pleasantonís mayor and City Council positions sounded off last Monday at the Pleasanton Weekly's candidatesí forum over issues facing the community and how they would prioritize those issues if elected on Nov. 8.]]>