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Sudharsan Gopalakrishnan, a sophomore at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin, has received a Golden Clover Award from the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program for an online coding project for 4-H members during the pandemic.

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The Alameda County library system, including the Dublin branch, has launched a countywide program designed to get residents reading and discussing the same book.

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Sudharsan Gopalakrishnan, a sophomore at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin, has received a Golden Clover Award from the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program for an online coding project for 4-H members during the pandemic.

Sandra Gardiner, executive vice president at Pulse Biosciences, a medical device company in Hayward, has been named chair of the Valley Humane Society Board of Directors.

At The Beer Barons, at 336 St. Mary St., a group of friends from Livermore partake in the Saturday evening dining. Several restaurants in downtown Pleasanton opened for outdoor dining business, on Friday, Jan. 9. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

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The annual Make A Difference for Pleasanton Festival this month is moving online because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Katelyn Storm, a fifth grader at Croce Elementary School in Livermore and a member of Troop 31209, has completed work on her Girl Scout Bronze Award by installing two bat boxes at Sycamore Grove Park.

Arsh Muhib, a sophomore at Merrill F. West High School in Tracy, has been promoted to cadet second lieutenant with the Tri-Valley Composite Squadron 156 after receiving the Gen. Billy Mitchell Award from the Civil Air Patrol.

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One of Santa’s stops on Christmas Eve was at the intersection of Heather Lane and Iris Way, in Livermore. Families could drive by and greet Santa, who was played by Michael Gomez, and elves Cathy Gomez, Kaylyn Gomez, and Lauryn Gomez. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

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Harshita Krupadanam, a junior at the Quarry Lane School in Dublin, recently presented a research paper on ways to save harvested crops during unseasonable rains in India at the Global Youth Institute sponsored the World Food Prize Foundation.

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As part of the National Wreaths Across America, Dublin’s Pioneer Cemetery wreath placement was sponsored by the Jose Maria Amador Chapter – DAR. The wreaths are seen here on Saturday, Dec. 19. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

Tri Valley Stargazers 2021 President Ron Kane waits at sunset to observe The Christmas Star, the alignment of Jupiter and Saturn in the western sky appearing as one bright star. For more information about the group, visit trivalleystargazers.org. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

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Despite the obstacles posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pleasanton North Rotary managed to raise more than $7,000 for youth programs during its sixth annual Tri-Valley Turkey Burn Family Fun Run over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Volunteers from two local youth organizations, the Breaking BEARriers Youth Leadership Club and Lapis Lazuli Art Club, have created a mural to brighten up the Fertile GroundWorks Garden of Grace at Asbury United Methodist Church in Livermore.

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Culinary Angels, which provides nutrient-rich meals to people with cancer and other serious health challenges, will be moving its kitchen operations from the First Presbyterian Church in Livermore to the new Sunflower Hill residential facility at Irby Ranch in Pleasanton early next month.

Nuclear Care Partners, which provides free in-home care to former atomic workers who have developed illnesses due to exposure to radiation and toxic chemicals, said this week it remains committed to patient care despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Nottingham Circle neighborhood in Livermore attracted visitors and sightseers with its festive holiday display on Dec. 12. For more information about the city’s upcoming holiday events, visit https://bit.ly/37k9zTa. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

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Scouts from the Twin Valley District, which covers Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and Sunol, helped collect 5,570 pounds of food and raised $4,737 in donations during the annual Scouting for Food drive, surpassing the district’s goal of $3,500.

Candy Cane Lane, also known as Walnut Court in Pleasanton, welcomed visitors with a variety of decorations on Thursday December 10th. For a list of Pleasanton’s upcoming holiday events, visit https://bit.ly/3qksUwj. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

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SHC LifeStyleRx will host a community blood drive with Stanford Blood Center, Friday, Dec. 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. The drive will take place on the basketball court.

The City of Livermore’s holiday display kicked off this weekend with a 22-foot, animated tree at Lizzy Fountain and a western-themed display at the newly opened Stockmen’s Park on South Livermore Avenue. For a list of the city’s upcoming holiday events, visit https://bit.ly/37k9zTa. (Photos …

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Regina Molitoris, a junior at Granda High School and a member of Venturing Crew 942, recently helped rescue a great horned owl that had become caught in barbed wire in South Livermore Valley.

Pleasanton’s traditional tree is again on display in front of the Museum on Main, framed by the iconic Pleasanton Arch. For a list of Pleasanton’s upcoming holiday events, visit https://bit.ly/3qksUwj. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

A Dublin Recreation Department exhibit at Heritage Park featured a Kolb ranch tractor and hay wagon on Saturday, Dec. 5. The City of Dublin’s Santa Drive-thru Meet and Greet wound through the Dublin Civic Center parking lot that day, featuring displays of city services and civic organization…

Diners in bubble tents at Brava Garden Eatery in Pleasanton got in a few more meals on Saturday Dec. 5 before Alameda County’s outdoor dining shut down on Sunday Dec. 6. For more information about the county’s precautions and restrictions, visit https://bit.ly/2IoZDPK. (Photos - Doug Jorgersen)

Jacquie Williams-Courtright, who hosts “The Valley Gardener” on Tri-Valley Community Television (TV30), will be the guest speaker for the Livermore Amador Valley Garden Club’s online meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10.

On Saturday, Nov. 21, Livermore Downtown Inc. continued the holiday tradition of early morning shopping with Earlier Than The Bird, during which participants rolled out of bed early and showed up in their pajamas. Shoppers wore their masks and socially distanced, wearing their favorite jammi…

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Dublin is asking residents to vote for their favorite photographs in the city’s second annual “Nature in Our Backyard” photography contest.

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Boy Scout Troop 999’s annual Christmas tree lot in Livermore is the organization’s primary fundraising event for the year, helping to pay for camping and other Scout activities, but with COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the troop is making alternative plans in case that doesn’t happen.

The City of Livermore is sponsoring a free community activity: a geocaching adventure with L'more the Basset Hound.

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The Little Free Library will celebrate the opening of the first “Read in Color” book-sharing box in Livermore, at 1061 Bellflower St., from 1-3 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 21.

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A student-faculty team at the Quarry Lane School has received a grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to create a device that allows coaches and referees to communicate more effectively with hearing-impaired high-school athletes during basketball games.

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Hayden Caulder shows off her flamingo costume during Downtown Livermore Inc.’s Halloween Costume Lunch and Shop, on Saturday, Oct. 24. Due to COVID restrictions, the costume contest was virtual, and the carnival and trick-or-treat events were cancelled. Livermore Downtown Inc. is a 501(c)3 n…

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John Lucas, Pat Marin and Jenise Bachelder walk down First Street in Livermore, on Saturday, Oct. 24, during East Bay Area’s 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer's. This year’s event wasn’t a large, in-person gathering. Instead, organizers invited participants to walk in small teams of friends and fam…

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The popular "Trick-or-Treat Trail" sponsored by the Livermore Police Department has been cancelled because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, but two new activities will take its place.

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Horse enthusiasts and pedestrians alike spent some time soaking in the sun on the South Livermore Valley Trail, along Wetmore Road in Livermore, on Oct. 12. The trail takes nature lovers through natural areas to enjoy colorful wildflowers, birds singing and beautiful vistas while walking wit…

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The City of Livermore, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), and Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) will recognize Unity Day on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

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This year’s Witches Night Out had a fantastic line-up of restaurants and retail shops participating, and due to COVID-19 compliance, it was a whole new event.

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With its annual pumpkin patch closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, G&M Farms in Livermore will be giving away an estimated 3,000 pumpkins on Saturday, Oct. 17, as a thank-you to the community for its past support.

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Social bubble friends Juliana Molinelli, Brady Olivia-Herrington, Jack Larson, Sophia Chopp, Tori Owens, Alexis Thompson, Cody Olivia-Herrington, Kyle Thompson, Nick Larson, Abby Owens and Zoe Larson stopped by TJ and Jay Spencer’s ‘Essential Worker Skeletons’ display in Livermore to offer t…

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Tri-Valley Interfaith Interconnect, a multi-faith organization formed to promote understanding in the community, will host a virtual Religion Chat on Wednesday, Oct. 14, to explore how congregations try to bridge political or social justice differences within their memberships.

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Local students will have an opportunity to compete in two national scholarship programs sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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Debra Lee Baldwin, an author and expert on succulents, will be the guest speaker for the Livermore Amador Valley Garden Club’s second Zoom-based virtual meeting from 7-8:30 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 8.

The City of Pleasanton’s original Climate Action Plan (CAP), adopted in 2012, outlined a variety of local actions to help reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, enhance environmental sustainability, and prepare for climate change.

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After 38 years of sharing what grew to become one of the nation’s biggest neighborhood Christmas light displays with major holiday crowds, Deacon Dave Rezendes’ event will go dark this year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.