If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2019 <![CDATA[Alameda grand jury criticizes supervisors handling of Urban Shield changes]]> An Alameda County grand jury issued a report on Monday strongly criticizing the county Board of Supervisors for the way it handled the approval process of sweeping changes to the sheriff's controversial "Urban Shield" law enforcement t]]> <![CDATA[Sig-alert: Fire burning along 580 near east Livermore]]> A fire burning along Interstate Highway 580 at the eastern edge of Livermore's city limits has closed all lanes of traffic and prompted the California Highway Patrol to issue a Sig-alert.]]> <![CDATA[Zone 7 recognized for going 'above and beyond' to support military reserve members]]> Zone 7 Water Agency has been recognized by the Department of Defense for outstanding support of their military reserve service members in the workplace.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore City Council to discuss ban on flavored tobacco]]> The Livermore City Council on Monday night will consider the addition of a new ordinance to ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products and electronic delivery devices in the city.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore: Police spend several hours searching for source of gunshot]]> Police in Livermore are investigating a gunshot that may have been fired at officers responding to a report of shots fired at or near a Greenville Road storage yard, police said Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[DSRSD undertakes largest capital improvement project in nearly 20 years]]> Dublin San Ramon Services District has been making headway at the Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in Pleasanton on its largest capital improvement project in two decades.]]> <![CDATA[View art, taste wine in Livermore]]> The Livermore Performing Arts Center is hosting "Art & Wine Intertwined" from 1:30-4:30 p.m., next Saturday (June 29) in the Bankhead Theater lobby.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley writers club honors teens for their works]]> Eighteen students from nine Tri-Valley high schools were honored for their essays, poetry and short stories in a contest sponsored by the Tri-Valley Writers, a branch of the California Writers Club. ]]> <![CDATA[New Hart principal among leadership moves set for PUSD board meeting]]> The Pleasanton school board's final meeting of the 2018-19 school year will cover lots of ground, including several new admin hires, possible approval of next year's district budget and a new temporary parking solution for Amador.]]> <![CDATA[Shakespeare cometh to the Tri-Valley]]> Fans of William Shakespeare may rejoiceth as warm weather brings the Bard to two outdoor venues this summer.]]> <![CDATA[Parents sue city, Pleasanton PD over son’s in-custody death last summer]]> The family of Jacob Bauer, a local man who died at a hospital in Pleasanton police custody after a confrontation with officers outside Raley’s last summer, have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city and police department.]]> <![CDATA[DUSD Interim Superintendent Marken offers to stay on two more years]]> The DUSD Board of Trustees unanimously accepted an offer on Tuesday for Interim Superintendent Dave Marken, contingent on successful contract negotiations, to remain in his current position for two more years. ]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton's 'Queen of Horse Racing']]> Simply put, Jeanne Wasserman is the "Queen of Horse Racing" in Pleasanton. The director of racing at the fairgrounds, Wasserman is a true success story of producing results and thriving in what is largely a male-dominated profession.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Crucial time for downtowns across Tri-Valley]]> A downtown has an important and unique role in a community's economic and social development. Downtowns are historically the epicenter -- the heart -- of a community and the hub of commercial, cultural and civic activities.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton man sentenced to 25 years for international sexual abuse of teenager]]> A Pleasanton man was sentenced in federal court in Oakland on Tuesday to more than 25 years in prison for enticing a 14-year-old British girl online, traveling to the United Kingdom to meet her and sexually abusing her in 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton council supports plan for redesigning downtown parking lot]]> The Pleasanton City Council approved plans for redesigning and expanding the city's downtown parking lot on the old railroad corridor between Bernal Avenue and Abbie Street on Tuesday night.]]>