Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) edged out Dublin in the annual CAASPP test results, which were announced Oct. 9.
At the Rotary Club of Livermore meeting on October 9, the Rotary Club of Livermore and Livermore Educational Foundation awarded $12,800 in in the first round of mini-grants to teachers and community groups.
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Towne Center Books opened in Livermore last weekend, although the Grand Opening will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The Foothill High School Marching Band and Color Guard will lead the way as 35 high school and middle school bands march down Pleasanton’s Main Street at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, in the 45th annual Band Review. All are invited to an exciting and enjoyable day and evening of music and ent…
It was a sold out, semi-formal party that filled the barrel room of The Palm Event center with fans, friends and family in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Lineage, the flagship wine brand first released in 2009 by fifth generation vintner, Steven Mirassou.
The annual meat and plant sale fundraiser, hosted by Livermore High School PTSA’s Safe & Sober Grad Night, takes place on Oct. 19-20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Livermore High School’s large gym.
The 43rd USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum took place September 19-21 in Spokane, Wash. Ben Barrientos, the President of the Livermore Lions Club, along with his wife Ann, attended the event. This forum is held annually in either the U.S. or Canada.
The Rotary Club of Pleasanton is hosting a Halloween Spirit Run on Sunday, Oct. 27, under the arch on Main Street in downtown Pleasanton. The event features 5K and 10K courses, plus a Kids Challenge for youths aged 12 and younger. Tickets for the 5K and 10K are $45 (price increases after Oct…
With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Moms Demand Action is focusing on education and prevention around this issue at the meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4466 Black Ave., Pleasanton, in Room C Youth Room (2nd driveway, buildi…
Golden Circle Seniors meets on Mondays at 12:30 p.m., at the Senior Center in the Community building on East Ave. We do sewing, knitting and crocheting all year, saving our items for our annual bazaar in November, with 95% of the proceeds donated to local charities.
A Mass of Remembrance will take place on Monday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., at St. Elizabeth Seton, 4001 Stoneridge Dr., Pleasanton. Attendees are asked to bring a small memento or picture of their loved one who has died.
Halloween Scavenger Hunt takes place on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Children 10 years old and younger are invited to come in costume and pick up instructions from the starting location outside of the Museum on Main, 603 Main Street, Pleasantonl. Children will solve clues in orde…
On the weekend of Oct. 18-20, Las Positas Vineyards’ featured food pairing flight will be their new Cheesecake Cupcake & Wine Pairing. They will also offer their Reserve Flight. Tasting Room hours are open 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Whistlestop Writers will host an open mic for writers of all genres and abilities on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Swirl on the Square, 21 S. Livermore Ave. in downtown Livermore.
The Friends of the Pleasanton Library will have a special "pop-up" media sale — one day only — on Saturday, Oct. 19. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Friends will sell gently used CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and video games at crazy-cheap prices!
Life Transitions for Aging Adults’ “Relationships with Adult Children/Siblings” with Gregory Burns, LMFT, takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 1 to 2:30 p.m, at Borromeo Hall, St. Charles Borromeo Church, 1315 Lomitas Ave., Livermore.
The Livermore Public Library hosts a free dance lecture and demonstration when Nitya Narasimhan takes the stage with her solo performance “Essence of Indian Art.” Narasimhan will introduce audience members to the ancient art form of Bharatanatyam, a traditional narrative dance form performed…
Halloween Candy and Wine Pairings are happening at Cedar Mountain Winery, 10843 Reuss Rd., Livermore, on Oct. 25, 26 and 27, from noon to 4 p.m. A flight of six wines and Halloween candies (including one Library Wine paired with a special Halloween treat) are $15; candy only is $5.
An annual Holiday Boutique will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees can shop for stained glass ornaments, kitchen crafts, home décor, jewelry, Doterra Skin Care, and much more. A snack bar will be serving breakfast and lunch. Two handmade quilts will be raffled t…
The Pleasanton Rotary Halloween Spirit Run will take place in Pleasanton on Sunday, October 27th. A long standing Pleasanton tradition, the event features 5K and 10K courses plus a Kids Challenge. Proceeds support scholarships for Pleasanton students and community & international project…
Towne Center Books will be hosting award-winning Bay Area author Carole Bumpus for a celebratory book event for her memoir, Searching for Family and Traditions at the French Table, Book One — the first installment in Bumpus’s series, Savoring the Olde Ways.
Lovers of traditional Christian hymns are invited to “Then Sings My Soul,” a Tri-Valley hymn sing on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. at GraceWay Church, 1183 Quarry Lane, Pleasanton.
Pleasanton Library’s Adult Literacy Program needs patient, caring volunteers to help adults gain English reading, writing, and conversation skills. Tutors work one-on-one with students, or lead small group conversation practice, citizenship test preparation, or book clubs.
Because Valley Humane Society had an encouraging response to the Matching Gift Challenge, partners have agreed to extend their offer to match donations through October 15.
Calling all little ghouls, witches, princesses and super heroes to downtown Pleasanton: the free annual Halloween Scavenger Hunt takes place on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon.
The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education are pleased to announce that together they raised nearly $500,000 for under-served East Bay children at the 25th annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction on September 21.
Quilt judge Kitty Oliver will be the guest speaker at the October 12 general meeting of the Amador Valley Quilters. Her presentation will include how to prepare a quilt for entºry into a show, and salient features that make the quilts attractive to judges.
On Sunday, Oct. 27, the First Presbyterian Church of Livermore (FPCL) will host its annual Community Impact Golf Tournament at The Course at Wente Vineyards.
Bestselling author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) will host and interview New York Times top-ranked fiction writer Nic Stone at Pleasanton's Amador Theater on Friday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m.
Author and retired physicist Camille Minichino will speak to local writers and interested members of the public about “Hacks for Writing Suspense” on Saturday, Oct. 19.
On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Dr. Manpreet K. Singh, a world-renowned expert and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child Psychiatry and Child Development) at Stanford University will present a seminar on the topic of mood disorders in children and adolescents. The seminar is …
Local author Ed Miracle recently released his science fiction novel Maker Messiah in paperback and ebook formats on Amazon. Set partially in Tracy, Livermore, Oakland and Berkeley, Maker Messiah presents the turbulent story of a new technology that dethrones the world's power elites while it…
Livermore Downtown hosts fun Halloween activities for families with children in the 5th grade and younger during Kidz Town Halloween Hay Day. Kids will enjoy the costume contest, Halloween themed activities, downtown business trick-or- treat and more! Saturday, Oct. 26, 11-4 pm. For more inf…
Statistics indicate that one out of every eight women will develop breast cancer sometime in her lifetime. If detected early, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent. Mammograms are the most effective form of early detection.
Rising Young Leaders, a local nonprofit organization, will be hosting a Kickoff Night on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Livermore Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave.
The Pleasanton Harvest Festival returns to the Alameda County Fairgrounds on October 25-27, showcasing arts, crafts and gifts, delicious food, and nonstop live entertainment.
A TRYathalon is a fun, non-competitive family event that playfully mimics a real triathlon. Teams are made up of child/adult pairs who challenge themselves in three events: Running Course (choice of a short fun run course, .5 mile or 1 mile run); Wheels Course (choice of .5 mile and 1 mile c…
More than just a hashtag, the Third Annual Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce business awards was a celebration of what member businesses brought to Livermore. Chamber CEO-President Dawn Argula welcomed over 200 attendees to the Sept. 26 luncheon.
What measures 20 inches, is hot pink and lime green, and has the word “Trouble” splashed across its frame? It’s the one thousandth bike that was donated to a deserving community member — thanks to the work of students in the Del Valle Bicycle Repair Program.
Downtown Pleasanton on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 5-8 p.m., Adults can have Halloween fun too! Sip on craft brews and cider all while enjoying tasty bites and live music along the way strolling through over 25 downtown locations! Visit pleasantondowntown.net.
Las Positas College and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory present the 10th Annual Science and Engineering Speaker Series - Theory to Practice: How Science is Done.
The Livermore Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary is hosting their annual Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 527 N. Livermore Ave., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are invited to shop for handmade treasures, take a chance on a raffle, have lunch, and purchase delicious baked goods. Proceed…
Livermore Indivisible’s Immigration and Human Rights Committee will host “A Conversation with Alameda County Sheriff Ahern” on Friday, Oct. 11, from 3 to 5 p.m., at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 678 Enos Way, Livermore.
The 5th Annual DOGtoberfest takes place on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Robert Livermore Community Center Park, 4444 East Ave., Livermore. Hosted by the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD), DOGtoberfest features canine demonstrations, pet vendors, rescues, food…
Back by popular demand, the City of Pleasanton will be hosting a free document-shredding event on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Civic Center parking lot located at 123 Main Street.
To celebrate the centennial of Livermore Post 47, The American Legion is asking area veterans to share their stories, photos, uniforms and militaria with fellow citizens. The Legion is staging a showcase of veterans’ service to the nation in the main hall at the Veterans Memorial Building, 5…
The Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Livermore (UUCiL) will show the movie “Gender Revolution” on Sunday, Oct. 13, from noon to 3 p.m., with a forum discussion to follow the movie. UUCiL is located at 1893 North Vasco Rd. in Livermore. Visit uucil.org.