DUBLIN – When Emerald High School (EHS) opens its doors next year, Francis Rojas will be at the helm of the first comprehensive high school to be built in Alameda County in 50 years.
DUBLIN – School district trustees took a first step last week toward banning board members from texting with members of the public during meetings.
Born in Utopia, Texas on June 23, 1918, Mary has seen a lot of changes in this world. She amazes her family with the way she adjusts and continues to stay positive and alert. The Livermore resident has eight kids; three girls and five boys; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren, with anot…
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Gene Morgan Insurance Agency is helping local teachers and students get ready for the new school year with their annual backpack and school supply drive. They are looking to collect new or gently used backpacks, pencils, erasers, notebooks, lined and craft paper, calculators, scissors, glue,…
Hope Hospice recently opened registration for the 2022 Hope 100 Golf Marathon — for both individuals who want to play and businesses/organizations looking to sponsor.
The Museum on Main in Pleasanton will host a ‘Dinosaur Hunt’ for preschoolers, ages 2 to 5, and their families on Wednesday, Aug. 10, as part of its free monthly book and activity program, M.o.M’s Reading Time.
East Bay Regional Park District naturalist Kristina Parkison will search for migratory birds and their habitat at the Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area in Pleasanton from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. The program is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participant…
The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) is once again offering its Try Transit to School promotion, which enables Tri-Valley middle and high school students to ride free system wide.
Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority, which operates the Wheels program, and Central Contra Costa County Transit Authority, which operates County Connection, have agreed to consolidate the two paratransit services.
The Tri-Valley Stargazers Club and Alex Collins, a naturalist with the East Bay Regional Park District, will host a program on star clusters, nebulae, and constellations at Del Valle Regional Park south of Livermore from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. The program is free, and the S…
The San Francisco-based musical group Cascada de Flores will present an original story about a boy who goes in search of dance, music, and song at the Rincon Branch of the Livermore Public Library, 725 Rincon Ave., at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5.
The Livermore Public Library will join the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District to host Campfire Scary Stories for teens at Sycamore Grove Park from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12.
Livermore police officer Kurt Cofer recently received a 2022 MADD Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) California for making 34 arrests for driving under the influence (DUI) or drugs or alcohol in 2021.
Visitors to the Alameda County Fair, which wrapped up a 19-day run on July 10, consumed more than 61,000 corn dogs, 25,000 funnel cakes, 13,000 barbecued turkey legs, 12,000 hamburgers, and 800 deep fried Twinkies, according to the nonprofit Alameda County Fair Association.
Five businesses were acknowledged recently by the City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to the economic life of the community.
The Rotarian Foundation of Livermore (RFL) last week celebrated 35 years of giving to the community with a program at the Rotary Bandstand in Carnegie Park.
Armchair Travelers, a monthly program, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 11, at 1:30 p.m., in the Civic Center Library Storytime Room.
The Livermore Chapter of the National Charity League, a philanthropic organization that encourages mother-daughter volunteering, recently recognized seven high school graduates for completing the six-year program. Mothers and daughters join the program when their daughters enter seventh grad…
Patrons of the Livermore Public Library can choose the featured book for the 17th annual Livermore Reads Together program, which will focus on women’s history, by voting for one of four candidates at any branch library or online at tinyurl.com/sb9w379p.
Residents can now try out a high-efficiency, emissions-free cooktop for free in their homes, thanks to a new lending program begun last month in partnership with East Bay Community Energy (EBCE).
Campers of all ages got into the spirit of the summer during Dublin’s Family Campout event June 16 and 17 at Alamo Creek Park. The overnight event included games and family activities along with dinner, a campfire, S’mores and breakfast the following morning. Sponsored by the City of Dublin,…
Leslie Dabney, author of The Vineyard Mom blog, and Las Positas Vineyards chef Curt Pipes will host a food and wine pairing at the Livermore winery, 1828 Wetmore Road, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 21.
Open Heart Kitchen received a $450,000 grant from the Senior Assistance Foundation of the East Bay (SAFE) to support the construction of a new production kitchen and dining room at its Vineyard 2.0 Project.
Licensed childcare providers in Alameda County are eligible to apply for one-time federal grants for Early Care and Education (ECE) needs and infrastructure.
Mosaic Lodge 218 will celebrate its 150th anniversary from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Masonic Hall building, 119 S. Livermore Avenue, Livermore.
The Livermore Public Library will offer four space-based STEM programs this summer to prepare younger students for the upcoming school year.
Candidates for the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) Board of Directors can file their official papers beginning Monday, July 18.
The Tri Valley Branch of Sons in Retirement, a California-based fraternal organization for men over 50, is seeking new members.
Tri-Valley Haven's Thrift Store is in need of donations, especially gently used clothing and houseware items, such as home décor and kitchen supplies. The store is located at 116 North L St. in Livermore, and is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds from Tri-Valley Haven’s Thri…
Inside Dublin, an annual leadership academy which provides community members with advanced knowledge of municipal operations and activities, will begin this fall. Residents interested in the program are encouraged to apply now to be part of the 2022 class.
The Livermore Public Library will host a meeting on Thursday, July 21, for students in grades six through 12 to discuss “Beware the Kitten Holy,” the first book in the Lumberjanes series of graphic novels.
Pleasanton police officers and elected officials will be available to visit community gatherings from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, for National Night Out, an annual event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch that encourages police-community partnerships.
The City of Pleasanton Library and Recreation Department has announced a new multi-year sponsorship agreement with Stanford Medicine, Construction Testing Services, and 4Leaf, Inc. (4LEAF) for the naming rights of Bernal Community Park. The sponsorship package will collectively contribute $6…
Joey Travolta and Futures Explored (FE) are bringing Hollywood to Livermore this month with an inclusive film camp for those with developmental disabilities.
The Stanford Blood Center (SBC) last week said it faces an immediate need for all blood types, especially O negative, during the summer months and is asking Bay Area residents to donate to help local patients.
Dr. Kelly Bowers, outgoing superintendent of schools for Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), has been named as the new CEO and president of Three Valleys Community Foundation, (3VCF) effective Aug. 8.
Livermore has received $581,000 through the state’s Family Homelessness Challenge Grant program to provide homeless students in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) and their families with bridge housing and other support services.
The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has earned several awards already this year, including three awards of distinction for staff and volunteers from the California Association of Recreation and Park Districts (CARPD).
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation will host a mixer on Monday, July 11, in a salute to community partnerships.
The Rincon Branch of the Livermore Public Library will celebrate its 30th anniversary with free cupcakes, games, and crafts, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, July 9.
Joya's Steam House Coffee & Kava Bar, 1935 Second St., Livermore, will host a debate on Thursday, June 30, over the proposed development of 130 affordable housing units in the downtown area.
Tri-Valley Haven is collecting donations for their summer outreach to assist unhoused people. They are asking for items such as reusable water bottles, sunscreen, cooling towels, hats and more. Donations are currently being accepted at the Community Building, 3663 Pacific Avenue, Livermore, …
The Livermore Public Library will offer two educational wildlife programs this summer presented by Wildmind Science Learning, which operates a wildlife sanctuary in Half Moon Bay.
Hope Hospice, which provides support services for terminally ill patients and their caregivers, is offering a series of free, interactive programs.
The community recently raised $75,000 to support a nonprofit organization providing permanent housing for people who have experienced homelessness.