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Hayley Do of Pleasanton, excelled during the Fall 2015 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean's List at Hofstra University.

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Ahoy matey! Meet Skipper, a first-class three-year-old Shepherd-mix. Skipper loves to be topside, navigates well on leash, and will happily batten down with you at the end of the day. Smallish in size, she will help you sail through new adventures and happy times. Skipper awaits your command at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. For more information, visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656.

  • icon Posted: April 28

DAR Recognizes Outstanding Teacher

Although Regina Juan said she was surprised to learn she'd been named this year's Outstanding Teacher, it wasn't a surprise to others.

  • icon Posted: April 28

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Arts & Crafts Vendors

The City of Dublin is accepting applications for Arts and Craft Vendors for the upcoming Spring Faire on Saturday, May 7 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The event takes place at the Heritage Park and Museums located at 6600 Donlon Way in Dublin.

  • icon Posted: April 28

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2016 Livermore 'Uncorked' Highlights Livermore's Finest

Congratulations to all the winners at the 8th annual “Livermore Uncorked” Competition for making the kinds of wines that deserve our attention and applause. A hearty thanks to the 30 wineries that participated, entering 79 wines in this year’s judging, which took place on April 13 at the beautiful Palm Event Center.

Posted: April 28, 2016
Women Team Up to Form Softball League

Never underestimate a group of women who want to play ball.

Posted: April 28, 2016
Students Parade Trashions During Four R's Night at Croce

Though only in kindergarten, Avery already understands ecology.

Posted: April 28, 2016
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Pleasanton Student Work Showcased at 1st Wednesday

On May 4th the talents of Pleasanton’s students will light up downtown for the 1st Wednesday Street Party. For the second year, the Pleasanton Unified School District is partnering with the Pleasanton Downtown Association (PDA) to showcase student work in everything from music to robotics for the kick off of the PDA’s annual street party.

Posted: April 28, 2016
Working Together to Lift People Out of Poverty

When Shana Peete overheard a participant saying, "I feel brave enough to hope again," she knew Circles for Change was onto something good.

Updated: April 30, 2016 - 10:30 am
Smoking, Drones Banned In the East Bay Parks

The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors unanimously approved a ban on smoking, with one exception, and added specific language prohibiting drones. The board also voted to increase the number of single-track bike trails.

Posted: April 28, 2016
Filmmaker Competition First Event

The Livermore Valley Film Festival (LVFF) is registering teams for the 48-hour Filmmakers Crush Competition, a fast-paced May 6th-8th event. LVFF also has announced three filmmaker panels/workshops hosted by professional filmmakers.

Posted: April 28, 2016
1st Wednesday Street Parties Bring The Fun to Downtown Pleasanton

1st Wednesday Street Parties return to Main Street May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3 and September 7. This year the Pleasanton Downtown Association is bringing more children’s activities, new displays from talented local students, food trucks from Food Truck Mafia and an enhanced Beer & Wine Garden.

Posted: April 28, 2016
Read and Grow at the Library

Read and grow storytimes are planned at the Springtown Library. The horticultural fun begins in May at all Tuesday evening and Thursday morning storytimes. The Springtown Branch of the Livermore Public Library is located at 998 Bluebell Drive.

Posted: April 28, 2016
Bras for the Cause Walk 2016 – Honoree Kristen Demeduk Amaral

Each year for the past eleven, it has been a privilege and an honor to speak with and listen to the amazing stories of the brave and inspiring women who are being honored by the Tri Valley SOCKS as part of their annual Bras for the Cause Walk in downtown Pleasanton. This year’s walk takes on Saturday, May 7, the day before Mother’s Day. The walk features a “Rosie the Riveter” style poster, along with the theme of “steel.”

Posted: April 28, 2016
Ribs, Chili, Brews & Blues Open to All

The Livermore Knights of Columbus will host the 6th annual "Ribs, Chili, Brews & Blues event on Sat., May 7. This charity fundraiser will take place at Monsignor Adams Field, 263 Church St (between 2nd & 3rd Street - adjacent to St Michael School).

Posted: April 28, 2016

Harlem Wizards Basketball Show Raises Money for Education

The Harlem Wizards entertained the crowd last weekend, April 23-24. The interactive show held on a basketball court raised money for the Livermore Valley Education Foundation (Photos - Doug Jorgensen).