If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2015 <![CDATA[Kottinger Gardens gets final OK after 11 years of planning]]> The construction of the first phase of a new 185-unit, affordable-priced housing development for seniors will get underway in March, thanks to the final approval of the long-awaited project by the Pleasanton City Council. ]]> <![CDATA[Livermore woman dies in San Ramon Valley police chase]]> A young Livermore woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in a crash following a police pursuit that started in Danville and ended in San Ramon early Sunday morning, according to Danville police.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley Hero: Arlie Smith, for the children]]> Arlie Smith's face and smile are known to thousands throughout the San Ramon Valley, and now many of them in turn have helped his name become synonymous with a deep commitment to raising vital funds for children in need.]]> <![CDATA[Double play]]> Ryan Weiglein knows what one of his teammates is thinking with just a look, and he can predict whether the other player is confident or uncertain. He said it's as easy as reading his own face. Then again, he's talking about his identical twin brother, Dylan.]]> <![CDATA[Back from Paris in the nick of time]]> When Pleasanton Realtor Jennifer Haus got off her Delta flight in Los Angeles at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, she found 23 urgent messages on her cellphone, and with good reason.]]> <![CDATA[Local performances to usher in holidays]]> Heat up the eggnog, pass the fruitcake and slip your favorite holiday movie into the DVD player. One great thing about this time of year is those beloved films and songs, plus the live seasonal offerings -- "The Nutcracker" and "Sing-It-Yourself Messiah" to name two.]]> <![CDATA[Declining registration leads to merger of 2 Pleasanton Little league organizations]]> Pleasanton American Little League and Pleasanton National Little League have combined efforts to create a new, joint Pleasanton Little League starting in the upcoming season.]]> <![CDATA[Holiday parade set for Saturday on Main Street]]> Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday celebration, the city's most festive event, starts at 5 p.m. next Saturday, featuring music, floats, colorfully-dressed marching groups and, of course, Santa himself]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Holiday Fund now underway]]> The Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign is now underway, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts to supporting local nonprofit agencies and services that care for those in need year-round.]]> <![CDATA[Send us your photos with Santa]]> Are your children (or fur-kids) visiting Santa Claus this year? Share your photos with us! ]]>