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November 18, 2018
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Moving Quickly to Connect BART and ACE

Kudos to the Tri-Valley San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority for moving forward rapidly with a plan to connect BART with ACE.

  • icon Posted: November 15

Measure U

I voted for Measure U in spite of my belief that it was an unworkable proposition. I did so because it was an attempt to get at a serious problem - the functioning of our health-care system. The magnitude of the campaign against U combined with the repetitive full-page propaganda sheets by "One of the Ten best Health Care Systems in the United States" telling us how wonderful it is and how lucky we are to be served by it speaks for itself.

  • icon Posted: November 15

Fusion Soccer Players of the Week

Tyla plays for the U8 "Krazy Cleats." She won the award by being the Club Rec or Select player who best exemplifies the Club's Word of the Week: Humble. Tyla's Coach Oscar Hernandez explains why Tyla won the award: "Tyla embodies HUMBLE in so many ways. She is a hard worker but never seeks r…

  • icon Posted: November 15

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Youth to Perform Holiday Music Festival

The City of Pleasanton and the Firehouse Arts Center host the 6th Annual Holiday Youth Music Festival (YMF). The concert hits the Firehouse Arts Center Theater stage on Saturday, November 24, at 6:00 p.m. All cities in the Tri-Valley are represented. Performers range from elementary through high school.
  • icon Posted: November 15

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Talk at Livermore Library: Former LLNL Director To Speak Tomorrow On Laboratory History

Former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory director Bruce Tarter will discuss his recently published book on LLNL history in a presentation at Livermore’s Civic Center Library tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m.

  • icon Posted: November 15

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State Water Delivery at 45%

With reservoirs rising from December storms, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) boosted its early-season estimate of next year’s State Water Project (SWP) supply from 20 to 45 percent of most requests.
  • icon Posted: December 29

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Arroyo Seco Students Vote in Mock Election

Arroyo Seco Elementary students participated in the Nov. 6 Midterm Election with a Mock Election of their own, where students were invited to cast their vote for the next governor of California. Fourth grade teacher Lisa Wilson set up tables and decorations on the school’s blacktop early in the morning, which looked authentic enough to draw “real election” voters early on who were promptly directed to their actual polling place.
  • icon Posted: November 15

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Joanne Colleen Tadevich

Joanne Colleen Tadevich. Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Aunt. Born February 17, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa. Passed away November 7, 2018 in Sacramento, California.
  • icon Posted: November 15

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Tri-Valley Chambers Collaborate to Form Regional Alliance

The Chambers of Commerce of Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon have formed a regional alliance to work more closely together on business issues impacting the Tri-Valley. The alliance will be known as the Tri-Valley Chamber of Commerce Alliance (TVCCA).

  • icon Posted: November 15

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Veterans Day Observance

Las Positas College hosted its annual Veterans Day Observance on Nov. 7 at its campus in Livermore. Events included the landing of a UH-1H Iroquois “Huey” helicopter from the Vietnam Helicopter Museum in Concord. The day also featured a Stude…