Susie Beamon, an eighth-grader at Junction Avenue School in Livermore, has received a President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award for 2020 based on her involvement with ReCares, a nonprofit organization that recycles medical equipment, at its Oakland site.
Harvest Park Middle School's Mentoring Through Agriculture class will welcome Pleasanton Unified School District preschool through 1st grade students to its pumpkin patch this week.The event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 19, and Thursday, Oct. 21, from 9 to 10 a.m. Students will receive a…
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Line Screening, which offers a variety of preventive health screenings, will be at The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa, 4549 Cross Road, in Livermore, on Wednesday, Oct. 20.
The Livermore Public Library will host a moderated, online conversation from 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, for residents to share their thoughts about how to keep hope alive in their lives.
Pleasanton Library will host the VA Palo Alto Mobile Medical Outreach team to facilitate examinations, consultations, referrals, and flu shots for enrolled veterans.
The Friends of the Pleasanton Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30, outside the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave.
Just like her 101 Dalmatians namesake, Perdita is a friendly 2-year-old pup who is observant and hesitant at first, then gets along great with other furry friends. She adores belly rubs and has a sweet, distinct howl. Add her to your circle of friends! Inquire about adopting today – send an …
Ghosts and goblins of all ages are gearing up for a frighteningly good time at the 28th annual Pleasanton Rotary Halloween Spirit Run, on Sunday, Oct. 31 starting at 8:30 a.m.
The Livermore Public Library will host a Halloween-themed Haunted Terrarium craft program for teens at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29, on the sundial patio of the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave.
The Livermore Eagles Auxiliary will hold its annual Indoor Holiday Craft Show at Livermore Aerie 609, 527 N. Livermore Ave., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6.
A Livermore home with twinkling fall decor brightens up the evening as days begin to shorten. Houses throughout the Tri-Valley have joined this resident in celebrating the onset of holidays and cooler California temps. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The sixth annual Mony Nop Turkey Drop, collecting frozen turkeys, gift cards, and cash donations to benefit Tri-Valley Haven, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 21.
The Asante Africa Foundation (AAF) held an event at Retzlaff Vineyards in Livermore last weekend to raise awareness and funding for its projects in Africa.
The WINGS Ministries of the Catholic Community of Pleasanton and the Catholic Community of St. Charles Borromeo in Livermore have merged.
Vinny is a happy, goofy boy who doesn’t let his handicap hold him back! He is affectionate and likes to lean on people to further the connection. Vinny is a huge fan of peanut butter! Deaf dogs can be taught hand signals instead of voice commands and can make wonderful pets and lead full and…
Monday night, Pleasanton’s Alan Hu Foundation hosted a webinar lecture featuring Dr. Stephen Hinshaw focused on addressing the stigma associated with mental health in adolescents.
Sunflower Hill has named Janet Cohen, an independent nonprofit consultant, to serve as interim executive director during its search to replace the retiring Edie Nehls.
Livermore resident Mike Hurder was recently recognized through the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW) #stillserving campaign for his ongoing work with service dogs.
Rotary District 5170 will hold its annual Avenue of Services conference on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. in Pleasanton.
The Valley Humane Society will hold its seventh annual Tails at Twilight fundraising gala from 6 to 11 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 29, at the Palm Event Center in the Vineyard, 1184 Vineyard Ave., in Pleasanton.
Bring down the house with your own feline superstar! This 3-month-old dilute tortoiseshell is ready to party with humans, felines or even canines. An active and playful kitten, Kitty Purry will be a hitmaker with any family! Inquire about adopting Kitty Purry today by sending an email to inf…
Fremont Bank’s Livermore employees recently helped raise more than $17,000 for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) during the virtual 2021 Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS on Sept. 18. With about 40 staff and family members, the Fremont Bank Cycling Team started at the Fremont Bank in Livermor…
Pleasanton’s Guy Houston was the only international entrant in this year’s Cateran Yomp, a 24-hour charity endurance hike through the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland.
A local volunteer group making dresses for girls in third-world countries will hold its monthly sew-fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 9, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1020 Mocho St., in Livermore.
LIVERMORE — In its five years of existence, the Livermore Lab Foundation (LLF) has not only funded research projects and scholarships for future scientists, but also has become a model for similar charitable organizations taking root across the nation.
Culinary Angels held a Western-themed fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 11, at McGrail Vineyards and Winery in Livermore. The organization prepares and delivers nutritious meals at no cost to individuals undergoing a serious health crisis. The annual fundraiser provides critical financial support t…
The community came out in full force to welcome the return of Dublin's Splatter Festival, which offers an array of food, wine, art and entertainment from places around the world. Organizers said Splatter aims to celebrate Dublin's diversity and make everyone who attends feel represented. Per…
An early morning rainbow appeared over the Springtown Wetlands Preserve and Altamont Creek in Livermore last week. The arch was a sight to behold after desperately needed rain drizzled the thirsty land. (Photo – Doug Jorgensen)
Stunning and well-mannered, this independent lady is more than just cute. Dot is a young adult tortoiseshell who still has a playful streak, has perfect litterbox manners and seeks affection on her own terms. Inquire about adopting Dot today by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Vall…
Supervisor David Haubert hosted a memorial ceremony on Saturday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that took place on Sept. 11, 2001 (9/11).
System Overload Robotics, a Boy Scouts of America Exploring Post that focuses on robotics and technology-related educational and team activities for high school students in the Bay Area, will hold an open house for prospective members at the Livermore Municipal Airport from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.…
LIVERMORE — While America’s children have returned to their classrooms this fall, many of their counterparts in Africa have not had that privilege.
Suzanne Bontempo, program manager for Our Water Our World, will discuss “protecting Gardens During Drought” for an online meeting of the Livermore-Amador Valley Garden Club at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9.
The Livermore Public Library will host an acrylic pouring craft activity for teens at 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave.
Jolene Lampman is an outgoing, bubbly first-grader who attends Walnut Grove Elementary School in Pleasanton. Like most six-year-olds, Jolene has boundless energy and lots of friends. Her days are spent on the playground and with her family, enjoying a typical childhood.
Archibald is a delightful little gentleman. His impeccable manners and polite demeanor will delight any family who chooses to welcome in this adult dog. Weighing just twelve pounds, he's an easy addition to any household! Inquire about Archibald today by sending an email to info@valleyhumane…
The Real Estate Alliance of Livermore is sponsoring a fundraiser to help pay for student mental health programs identified by the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District.
Livermore teens Danny Knight, Aiden Habiger and Malachi Schallitz recently completed their 1,930-mile charity trek from San Francisco to Oklahoma, arriving home happy, satisfied and exhausted.
Sandi is a girl-next-door kind of cat; don't let her get away! Easy going and affable, this one-year-old shorthair has made many friends, feline and human, during her stay in Valley Humane's communal cat room. Can she add you to her list of pals? Apply to adopt Sandi today by sending an emai…
Culinary Angels, a nonprofit that provides meals to residents of the Tri-Valley area with serious health issues, will host Cowboys & Cabernet, a fundraiser with food, wine, and live music, at McGrail Vineyards and Winery on Saturday, Sept. 11.
Alameda County will mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. with a memorial ceremony at the Alameda County Fairgrounds amphitheater on Saturday, Sept. 11.
Scavenger hunt enthusiasts have a chance to raise water conservation awareness and win a prize in the process, thanks to Zone 7 Water Agency’s virtual summer adventure.
Handsome Tinsel shoulders his fancy moniker well. This active and athletic boy doesn't let much throw him off his game. He's open and affectionate to people from all walks of life and excited to meet other active cats who enjoy a game of follow-the-leader. At just one year of age, Tinsel is …
Got milk? Make life a little sweeter with a pint-sized companion. Cookie is a five-year-old small mixed breed dog; with her polite manners, she is ready to join you for tea time or a coffee break. Whatever your choice of beverage, you'll be glad you paired it with this 10-pound tail wagger. …