If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2020 <![CDATA[Coyote bites 5-year-old girl in Dublin Hills Regional Park]]> A coyote bit a 5-year-old girl in Dublin Hills Regional Park on Wednesday, according to East Bay Regional Park District Police Department.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin, Pleasanton school boards hold remote meetings]]> Tri-Valley schools have been dismissed since mid-March and there doesn't seem to be any sign of things changing soon.]]> <![CDATA[Property tax relief available for Alameda County residents]]> Alameda County taxpayers experiencing financial hardship during the coronavirus pandemic can apply for property tax relief under the Alameda County Treasurer-Tax Collector's (TTC) COVID-19 financial relief effort. ]]> <![CDATA[New stimulus-related loan program could aid small business]]> Two low-interest loan programs that are among the myriad measures in last week's $2.2 trillion federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.]]> <![CDATA[Virtual poetry slam provides creative outlet for Tri-Valley teens]]> Tri-Valley teens are invited to share their original poetry works through the city of Pleasanton's first ever virtual Poetry Slam.]]> <![CDATA[Status update on Bay Area COVID-19 developments]]> The latest developments around the region related to the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, as of Wednesday morning.]]> <![CDATA[County probation officer concerned about lack of infrared thermometers]]> Alameda County Chief Probation Officer Wendy Still told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that she's concerned about a lack of infrared thermometers at the county's juvenile hall in San Leandro.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Weekly earns seven awards in statewide contest]]> The Pleasanton Weekly took home seven awards among all California weekly newspapers in its circulation category in the California News Publishers Association's (CNPA) 2019 California Journalism Awards. ]]> <![CDATA[LAVTA to cut bus service even more starting next week]]> Citing a 25% drop in passengers last week, the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) announced that bus services will be reduced even further starting Monday (April 6).]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley residents creating homemade masks amid national shortage]]> Amid a shortage of medical-grade face masks felt by institutions and communities throughout the country, some Tri-Valley residents are stepping up to help improve the local stock for personal use by producing homemade masks.]]> <![CDATA[DeSaulnier 'showing progress,' in critical but stable condition in hospital]]> U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is "showing progress" during his third week battling serious pneumonia in the hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition, his sons said in a statement on the Tri-Valley congressman's birthday.]]> <![CDATA[PG&E won't pay $4M Camp Fire fine from $13.5B wildfire victims' fund]]> PG&E announced in San Francisco Monday that it has given up a controversial plan to pay a $4 million criminal fine to Butte County out of a proposed $13.5 billion trust to compensate wildfire victims.]]> <![CDATA[Governor announces statewide hotline for seniors to access services]]> Gov. Gavin Newsom launched a statewide hotline Tuesday to help the state's 5.3 million residents older than 65 connect with state and local services during the novel coronavirus outbreak.]]> <![CDATA[Positive tests confirmed for Open Heart Kitchen volunteer, Castlewood member]]> Situations of potential exposure to the novel coronavirus in Tri-Valley settings continue to come to light, as a volunteer with Open Heart Kitchen and a Castlewood Country Club member have each confirmed as testing positive.]]> <![CDATA[Bay Area shelter order extended through May 3 with new restrictions, clarifications]]> Health officers in several Bay Area counties and cities on Tuesday extended a shelter-in-place order through May 3 to try to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the region.]]> <![CDATA[Go Green Initiative switching to online-only paid internships this summer]]> To provide Pleasanton high school and college students the opportunity to continue building their resumes amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Go Green Initiative is now accepting applications for paid e-internships this summer.]]> <![CDATA[Annual Pleasanton plant sale goes online]]> When this year's April plant sale was canceled, members of the Livermore-Amador Valley Garden Club had a problem to deal with besides losses from their annual fundraiser. What could be done with the plants?]]> <![CDATA[Details emerge about fatal motorcycle crash on Vasco Road in Livermore]]> A motorcyclist was killed after crossing into the opposite lane and slamming head-on into an SUV on North Vasco Road in unincorporated Livermore on Sunday night, according to the CHP.]]> <![CDATA[Fire damages Sabio on Main in downtown Pleasanton]]> Sabio on Main is closed down due to damage from a fire that broke out in the kitchen area before the restaurant opened for takeout brunch service on Sunday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Separate fatal crashes reported in Livermore on Sunday]]> Two fatal crashes occurred in Livermore on Sunday, one in the morning involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 580 and the other at night on North Vasco Road in the unincorporated area. ]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton city officials provide coronavirus update in video, newsletter]]> The city of Pleasanton released a "COVID-19 Update" newsletter via email and social media on Friday, letting the community know more about the city's coronavirus response plan and key services available during the crisis situation.]]>