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The Muslim Community Center - East Bay (MCC) in Pleasanton is offering free COVID-19 testing through Feb. 13. MCC said the nasal swab tests would be administered between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily in the parking lot at 5724 W. Las Positas Boulevard, with results available in 24 to 72 hours. No …

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Dublin, which owns and operates The Wave aquatics complex, will hold a job fair for lifeguards, swim instructors, slide attendants, and recreation aides on Saturday, Feb. 5.

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Alan and Mary Burnham, Livermore residents and supporters of the Tri-Valley Haven, have offered to match up to $25,000 in donations to the nonprofit organization as it opens a new food pantry at 150 N. L St., Livermore. 

Robin Groth-Hill of Making a Better Livermore speaks in opposition to the Eden Housing project during the rally her group organized on Jan. 15. Groth-Hill noted that while Making a Better Livermore agrees with another organization called Save Livermore Downtown (SLD) that a park should be bu…

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Due to the current COVID-19 surge, Stanford Blood Center (SBC) is seeing a significant increase in cancellations — both on an individual basis, as donors are falling ill, and on a blood drive basis, as companies are restricting their visitor onsite policies.

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Sunflower Hill announced on Tuesday this week that it has been awarded a grant from the Clif Family Foundation, which supports organizations working to strengthen the food system and communities, enhance public health, and safeguard the environment and its natural resources.

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Livermore’s Tri Valley Sikh Center, partnered with Sikhs For Humanity and private vaccination administrator BJRX LTC Pharmacy, to hold a free, day-long vaccination event for the local community, on Saturday, Dec. 11.

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Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), which manages the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has awarded $200,000 to more than two dozen organizations through its 2021 Community Gift Program.

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A local group making dresses for girls in third-world countries will hold its next monthly sew-fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 22, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1020 Mocho St., in Livermore.

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Livermore Mosaic Lodge #218, a fraternity of Freemasons, recently donated $1,000 to the Tri-Valley Haven. Tri-Valley Haven offers hope and assistance to residents of the Tri-Valley, including shelter, food, advocacy and counseling to those in need. In 2022, Mosaic Lodge #218 will also be giv…

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More than a hundred older residents of the Tri-Valley area will be receiving Christmas gifts this year from the Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley, a nonprofit organization that operates out of the Pleasanton Senior Center.

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The Dublin 4-H Club collected nearly 70 coats for the Tri-Valley Rotary’s annual “One Warm Coat” campaign for needy children this holiday season. Shown from left with bags of donated coats are 4-H members Namitha Badami and Sanjana Badami, and Bonnie Schmidt with the Tri-Valley Rotary. (Phot…

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Culinary Angels recently received a $5,000 year-end donation from Patelco Credit Union. The funds enabled the nonprofit to provide meals for all its recipients in one delivery.

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Ann Lopez of the Livermore Lions Club hands Shepherd’s Gate Development Officer Marcie Senter a donation check made out to Shepherd’s Gate, a nonprofit organization that helps abused women and children. Seen from left are Lion Karen Cortez, Lopez, Senter and Lions Club President Ben Barrient…

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The Dublin Gaels’ boys’ basketball team defeated the Elk Grove Herd 66-42 at home to win the Don Nelson Classic championship on Dec. 18. Freshman Jalen Stokes and juniors Courtney Anderson Jr. and Donovan Cooks were named all-tournament first team with Anderson Jr. receiving MVP.

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The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pleasanton have joined in recognizing three local businesses as economic drivers for 2021: Engimata, a biotech company involved in the production of vaccines; IrisVision Global, which is developing wearable devices for the visually impaired;…

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Shepherd’s Gate, a nonprofit program for homeless women and children, received the “ultimate gift” for 2021 from the Pleasanton Chapter of the Young Men’s Service League (YMSL).

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CityServe of the Tri-Valley, a nonprofit alliance of churches, schools, businesses and other nonprofits, is working to connect volunteers with local service projects through its Season of Serving campaign.

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Pleasanton police officers will participate in the city’s first “Shop with a Cop” day on Saturday, Dec. 18, by taking 20 underprivileged Pleasanton elementary students shopping for holiday gifts for themselves and their families.

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Volunteers are needed to help place wreaths at more than 500 veteran grave sites at the Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 18, for National Wreaths Across America Day.

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Dublin police will hold their annual memorial Christmas tree lighting in honor of fallen officer John Monego at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, in the lobby of Dublin Police Services at 6361 Clark Ave.

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The Livermore Public Library will host an online discussion of forgiveness on Tuesday, Dec. 21. The 60-minute Zoom-based discussion, the third in the library’s series of Living Room Conversations, will begin at 7 p.m. Librarian Paul Sevilla will lead the round-robin conversation based on a d…

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Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance (TVNPA) will host “The Power of Giving” on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m., an inaugural recognition event celebrating the collective resiliency and successes of our nonprofits, local businesses, and community members who came together to support those in need thr…

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A couple of turkeys smile for the camera during Pleasanton’s seventh annual Turkey Burn 5k and 10k race held at Ken Mercer Sports Park, Nov. 25. The event was sponsored by Pleasanton North Rotary Club. Nonperishable food donations assist the annual Holiday Food Distribution of Tri Valley Hav…

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Retired Christensen Middle School Principal Pat Avilla has created a GoFundMe page to raise money for the Livermore Police Department’s Shop with a Cop program with the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD).

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Pleasanton will hold an online community meeting to review and solicit input on potential sites for rezoning and inclusion in the city’s inventory of land to meet future housing needs on Wednesday, Dec. 1.

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The American Red Cross will be hiring phlebotomists for the San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Pleasanton Red Cross Blood, Platelet and Plasma Donation Center, 5880 W. Las Positas Blvd. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Mony Nop (at left) and his family donned their finest Thanksgiving costumes to deliver frozen turkeys during the Mony Nop Turkey Drop on Sunday, Nov. 21 in front of Livermore’s City Hall and police station. The donated birds will go to the Tri-Valley Haven Food Bank. (Photo - Doug Jorgensen)

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The Veterans Affairs (VA) Palo Alto Mobile Medical Outreach team will be at the Pleasanton Library on Monday, Nov. 22, to provide examinations, consultations, referrals and flu shots for enrolled veterans.

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Dublin is sponsoring a holiday home-decorating contest that includes such categories as the Seen from Space Award, Winter Wonderland Award and the multi-residence Gingerbread House Award.

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Members of the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority and the family of the late Angelina Navarro gathered Nov. 12 for the rededication of the Livermore Transit Center to "Angie’s Way" on the site of the old Livermore  A&W Root Beer Drive-In on old First Street. Navarro, (below), bega…

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In its first in-person event since the onset of the pandemic, Missing Man Ministry (MMM) founder David Doyle announced on Sunday this week that the nonprofit organization this year has helped 43 families that suffered a loss.

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The Masonic Lodge #218 of Livermore recently approved a $1,000 donation to go toward a local food bank, and the group is looking to partner with a grocery store or individuals willing to match the funds for a total of $2,000. The funds will go to Tri-Valley Haven, a Livermore food bank. For …

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PLEASANTON — Jazz N Taps Dance Studio of Pleasanton hosted a Dance-athon last month, raising over $18,000 for the nonprofit Dancers Against Cancer (DAC).

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DUBLIN — The Dublin City Council has agreed to pay Carmel-based artist Steven Whyte an additional $50,000 for sculptures to be displayed at Don Biddle Community Park, part of the 189-acre Dublin Crossing multi-use development.

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The Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) will hold a series of job fairs beginning in late November and running through mid-December. 

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Cedar Grove Community Church in Livermore will be selling various handmade items, from quilts and jewelry to Christmas decorations, along with used books, puzzles and household goods, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 11, through Saturday, Nov. 13.

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Interfaith Interconnect, a group of Tri-Valley clergy and community members who host monthly “religion chats,” will hold an online Thanksgiving chat on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 5:15 to 6 p.m.

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The Rotarian Foundation of Livermore invited nonprofit organizations to apply for grants that help create opportunities for young people, promote community service or improve the quality of life for the Livermore Valley.

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Caleb Cheung, a magician and chief learning officer for the Quest Science Center, will present a free science and magic show, with a look at the science behind the illusions, at the Livermore Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6. The show will be presente…

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The Rotary Club of Dublin Foundation, in cooperation with the city, will host the annual Hometown Heroes Veterans Day Luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the Shannon Community Center, located at 11600 Shannon Ave.

Dublin is seeking applicants to fill an alternate position on the Senior Center Advisory Committee for a term ending in December 2022. The Senior Center Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the city regarding the operation and maintenance of the Dublin Senior Center at 7600 Amador Val…

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