If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2023 <![CDATA[Pleasanton council reviews details about new police union contract]]> Pleasanton City Council members expressed their gratitude last week that the three-month impasse in labor negotiations between the PPOA and city reps resulted in a deal amenable to both sides.]]> <![CDATA[Can this plan fix California's insurance crisis? What you need to know]]> A week after negotiations to rescue California's floundering home insurance market stalled out in the Legislature, the state's top insurance regulator put out his own rescue plan that effectively amounts to a trade for major insurers.]]> <![CDATA[Scammers trying to sell homes they don't own is on the rise]]> A growing number of scammers posing as property owners have been contacting real estate agents to sell vacant lots and vacation or rental properties that are not occupied by the owner in a new scam that's on the rise in California.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton woman sets age-record for Tahoe swim]]> While Pleasanton's Stoneridge Creek retirement community offers its residents a range of fitness opportunities, its facilities might not be the first that come to mind as the daily training grounds for record-setting swimmers...]]> <![CDATA[Supervisors declare homelessness state of emergency in Alameda County]]> The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to authorize a countywide homelessness state of emergency. Declaring a local state of emergency unlocks additional tools that could lead to...]]> <![CDATA[What a Week: Time for election fun]]> 'It's the most wonderful time of the year,' echoes sarcastically in my mind these days. No, not because Costco is already in full Christmas mode weeks before Halloween even hits. That's right, election season is here ...]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley woman sentenced for embezzling $1.7M from Men's Wearhouse, parent company]]> A woman from Danville was sentenced to 22 months in federal prison for embezzling over $1.7 million from Men's Wearhouse and its parent company Tailored Brands, federal prosecutors said this week.]]> <![CDATA[County Agency on Aging seeking input from older adults]]> The Alameda County Area Agency on Aging is continuing to ask older adults to respond to its 2024-28 Countywide Area Plan for Older Adults survey so that the agency can determine their needs and identify issues that matter to them...]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Senior Center celebrating big anniversary]]> In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Pleasanton Senior Center will hold several events throughout the month. The center offers a variety of recreational, physical and artistic programs to keep Tri-Valley seniors active...]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton council presses pause on water rate increase vote]]> The Pleasanton City Council voted to delay the decision of increasing the city's water rates after dozens of residents packed the meeting room on Tuesday to ask the council to slow down so that staff can conduct more analysis...]]> <![CDATA[Fallout in Sunol over board's decision to ban school from flying LGBTQ pride flag]]> Members of the Sunol Glen School community are calling out the current school board majority saying their decision to approve a resolution that limits which flags are flown at the school is wrong and was approved undemocratically.]]> <![CDATA[Amador celebrates 100 years]]> Amador Valley High alumni and current students joined community leaders and others in marking the school's centennial with a series of special events from Sept. 14-16. Enjoy these photos from our freelancer Chuck Deckert...]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: Come on Sunol, you can do better]]> Just because we raise a flag for a few weeks to give them a voice doesn't mean they are shoving their views down our throats. It just means we are showing they are part of this society when for so many years we have shunned them...]]> <![CDATA['The Gems of Ruby Hill' -- Pleasanton residents star in new reality TV show]]> Step aside Beverly Hills and Atlanta, there's a new group of wives -- and one man -- looking to rock the reality TV world with their recently launched show, 'The Gems of Ruby Hill,' which was shot in the backyard of the Tri-Valley.]]>