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,…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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…

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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.

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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,…

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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.

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Summertime warmth brought kids and their parents out to enjoy the water features at Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park on Friday, July 8.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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, …

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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.

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Tri-Valley Haven, a Livermore-based nonprofit that provides support services for victims of homelessness and domestic abuse, will offer 70-hours of state-approved volunteer training this summer.

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On June 9, the Lions Club took its chuckwagon to East Avenue Middle School and cooked breakfast for graduating eighth graders. The following day, club members fed graduating seniors at Granada High School. The Lions Club reported serving about 1,500 pancakes and 1,500 sausages at the two events.

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“The Croods,” a comedy about a prehistoric cave family, is on tap this Friday, June 24, as Dublin’s free Picnic Flix summer movie series continues at Emerald Glen Park, 4201 Central Parkway.

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The 2022 Hike for Hope at Del Valle Regional Park last month set records for both participation and fundraising, with more than 1,300 registered hikers and over $180,000 raised for Hope Hospice’s patient care and community programs.

The Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce (LVCC) will host its annual #LivValBiz Golf Classic on Thursday, June 30, at The Course at Wente Vineyards, an 18-hole championship course in wine country designed by Greg Norman.

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The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), which operates the Wheels commuter bus service, has resumed full service on two express routes that had been suspended since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Volunteers from Pleasanton North Rotary last month joined residents and staff from the nonprofit Goodness Village to build a 500-square-foot deck for the 28-unit affordable housing project at CrossWinds Church in Livermore.

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Dublin has launched a second round of funding in its COVID-19 Residential Rent Assistance Program, which was designed to reduce the risk of homelessness and increase housing stability for existing residents.

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International concert pianist Tamriko Siprashvili and the Inspire Music Academy faculty are hosting an event to support the people of Ukraine on Sunday, June 19, at 5 p.m.

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Jessica Jiang from Amador High School, Annika Gangopadhyay from Foothill High School, and Prakriti, from Monte Vista High School in Danville were named first-place winners in the Tri-Valley Writers Club’s 11th annual High School Writing Contest.

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Larraine Ferguson and Galie Feigenbaum from Livermore Boy Scout Troop 2942 place flags at Memory Gardens cemetery on Saturday, May 28. Over 1,300 graves among the three Livermore cemeteries were remembered with flags on Memorial Day.

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Dublin is honoring 12 local veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. military with banners on display now through Veteran’s Day in November.

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International concert pianist Tamriko Siprashvili and the Inspire Music Academy faculty are hosting an event to support the people of Ukraine on Sunday, June 19 at 5 p.m.

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The Springtown branch of the Livermore Public Library will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, with games, crafts, and refreshments.

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The Livermore Public Library will offer its children’s Music and Movement story time program at a different neighborhood park every Saturday at 10 a.m., beginning June 11 and continuing through Aug. 13.

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The Museum on Main’s staff and volunteers invite families for an afternoon of fun on the museum lawn. On the first Saturday of each month, June through September, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., children, parents and grandparents are encouraged to join the Museum on Main for Family Days.

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“Bras for the Cause” supporters came out en masse for the 15th and final event of the iconic Pleasanton fundraising event. Over the years, the Tri-Valley SOCKS (Stepping Out for Cancer Kures) group has raised over $2 million in support of breast cancer prevention and treatment.

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The Pleasanton Police Department is now accepting applications for its Teen Academy, a free, three-week program beginning July 12. Participants will learn about law enforcement procedures from police personnel, including patrol, dispatch, SWAT, investigations, juvenile enforcement, traffic, …

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International concert pianist Tamriko Siprashvili and the Inspire Music Academy faculty are hosting an event to support the people of Ukraine on Sunday, June 19 at 5 p.m.

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Dublin Police Services will hold its annual Youth Academy, introducing teens from 14 to 18 to various aspects of law enforcement, from Monday, June 6, through Friday, June 10.