If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2017 <![CDATA[PUSD board, superintendent talk self goals, policies at workshop]]> The Pleasanton's five school board members and first-year Superintendent David Haglund spent hours Thursday evening discussing what they all expect of each other in working together as an effective governance team leading the Pleasanton Unified School District. ]]> <![CDATA[Inmates at Dublin jail set to restart hunger strike this weekend]]> A Bay Area inmate advocacy group announced Thursday that inmates in Santa Clara and Alameda county jails will restart a hunger strike -- that started and was paused in October 2016 -- this Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[Zone 7 board approves new water rates, moves ozonation project forward]]> The Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors approved an initial environmental review document for a Del Valle ozone filtration project and the agency's 2018 water rates during a three-hour meeting Wednesday night.]]> <![CDATA[Opening statements in Steinle trial set for Monday]]> Opening statements will begin Monday in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting Pleasanton native Kathryn "Kate" Steinle as she walked on San Francisco's Pier 14 in 2015.]]> <![CDATA[Head of the Class: Gates working to make Donlon 'feel like home']]> Janet Gates, who most recently worked as a vice principal at Lydiksen Elementary for three years, replaced Sebastian Bull after he was appointed principal of Foothill High. She is Donlon's seventh principal since 2009.]]> <![CDATA[Be sure to stop by '42nd Street']]> Cue the dancers. The new season for Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre kicks off next week with the Tony Award-winning musical, "42nd Street," at the Firehouse Arts Center.]]> <![CDATA[Low-cost heart screenings for kids available in Pleasanton next weekend]]> Gable Heart Beats is partnering with Pleasanton Rage Soccer Club and Tri-Valley Basketball to offer free and discounted heart screenings, which include an EKG and an echocardiogram, to all youths ages 5 and older.]]> <![CDATA[Raises approved for city management, police officers]]> The Pleasanton City Council has signed off on compensation increases and adjustments to benefits for city management employees and police officers. ]]> <![CDATA[Carnival Saturday to honor Gingerbread Preschool's 50th anniversary]]> The city of Pleasanton's Gingerbread Preschool is set to mark its golden anniversary with a free community carnival complete with games, live entertainment, food and more this Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[Firehouse: The Phantom returns]]> Franc D'Ambrosio will perform his show, "Broadway," celebrating music from "The Great White Way," at a special matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin grass fire causes brief evacuations]]> A vegetation fire that had prompted evacuations in Dublin on Tuesday was fully contained as of early Wednesday morning, Alameda County fire officials said.]]> <![CDATA[Services planned for Dr. Bill James, former Pleasanton schools superintendent]]> A memorial service for Dr. Bill James, former long-serving superintendent of Pleasanton schools who died earlier this month, will be held from 3-5 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Palm Pavilion at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton.]]>