Barbara Stanton poses with her winning entry, “Self Portrait on an Old Brush,” at the Livermore Art Association’s Spring Art Show. The Livermore Commission for the Arts supports the show and chooses seven winning artworks to display at Livermore City Hall. The artwork will be on display on t…
Joe Poco was born and raised in Livermore and is a retired Livermore dentist who celebrated his 100th birthday on March 22. Joe currently lives in Brentwood near his daughter. (Photo courtesy of Joanne Poco Leete)
Woody and Magee Manchester of Livermore celebrated 60 years of marriage this month and are looking forward to many more happy years together. Only about 1% of all married couples reach their Diamond Anniversary. The year 1963 may sound like a long time ago but the memories they share make it…
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…
San Ramon Regional Medical Center has introduced the first newborn of 2022.
Jason Cruz, a member of Troop 924 in Livermore, has achieved the rank of Eagle, the highest in the Scouts BSA program.
Aryaditya (Adi) Lankipalle, a member of Troop 998 in Pleasanton, has earned the rank of Eagle, the highest award in the Scouts BSA program of the Boy Scouts of America.
Noah Hugh Marek, a member of Boy Scout Troop 948 in Pleasanton, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.
Livermore residents Morgan Brizee and Frank Contreras have announced their engagement with plans for a June 25, 2022 wedding. The celebration will be held at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Dublin. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Earl and Marguerite Brizee of Livermore. The groom-to-be i…
Congratulations to Phillip and Enid Holck, who are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 19. The longtime Livermore residents were circulation managers at The Independent for over 20 years, Phillip as assistant circulation manager and Enid as circulation supervisor. Phillip is a…
Jack Salcedo, a member of Boy Scout Troop 939 in Livermore, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.
Judy and Leon Fenton of Pleasanton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary four days early this week, on Wednesday, with family at the SideTrack Bar & Grill. The couple have three children, Julie, Asa and Tiffany, all living the Bay Area, and six grandchildren. They were married on Jul…
Michael Vieira, a member of Boy Scout Troop 939 in Livermore, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.
Edith and Lee Asay of Livermore will celebrate their 80th anniversary, June 26. Congrats to the happy couple! (Photo courtesy of Connie Asay Lee)
Livermore Poet Laureate Cynthia Patton has announced the winners in the city’s fifth annual science poetry contest, “Poetry in a Test Tube,” designed to celebrate Livermore’s scientific heritage.
Marine Private Jacob D. Zayas, 19, of Livermore, has completed military combat training at Camp Pendleton and has been assigned to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, for training as a motor transportation operator.
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Regina Molitoris, a junior at Granada High School in Livermore, took first place in the American Legion’s oratorical contest for California.
Andrew Tantzen, a member of Troop 931 in Livermore, has achieved the rank of Eagle, the highest badge offered under the Scouts BSA program.
Nayanika Das Roy, a 10-year-old who attends James Dougherty Elementary School in Dublin, has won this year’s “What My Mother Means to Me” essay contest for fifth-graders sponsored by the California Association of American Mothers.
Nine members of the Distributed Education Clubs of America (DECA) program at Foothill High School in Pleasanton qualified for the worldwide student organization’s International Career Development Conference after placing among the top five in both written and roleplaying competitions last we…
Justin Lam, a junior at Livermore High School, has won the Livermore Lions Club’s annual speakers contest for 2021.
Competing at the junior varsity level, Romal Mitr, a sophomore at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin, finished third in two IAC National Championship examinations – the National Biology Exam and the National Ecology and Environmental Science Exam.
Isaac Yee, a seventh grader at Mendenhall Middle School, won the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District’s spelling bee for seventh and eighth graders, held virtually last month, after seven rounds by correctly spelling the word “nihilism.”
Regina Molitoris, a junior at Granada High School in Livermore, took first place in the American Legion Oratorical Contest for Bay Area Legion posts held Feb. 21 at the Veterans Memorial Building in Martinez.
Taryn Lambert, a member of Scouts BSA Troop 998G in Pleasanton, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout following a board of review.
Pleasanton resident Beth Hostelter, a registered nurse and director of Medicare Services for Albertsons Companies, has been named secretary of the board for the National Medicare Secondary Payer Network, a nationwide nonprofit advocacy organization.
Identical twins Eli and Ben Nuddleman, members of Boy Scout Troop 999 in Livermore, were both awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on Feb. 2.
Four students from the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District have qualified as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists based on the results of the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Tests they took last fall.
The Alameda County Fair received top awards from the Western Fairs Association and the International Association of Fairs and Expositions for innovation and excellence in competitive exhibits, agricultural programs and marketing for 2020.
Nine sixth-graders at Leo Croce Elementary in Livermore, members of Girl Scout Troop 30521, have earned their Bronze Award by finishing a “Kindness Rock Garden” at the school in memory of former Livermore school superintendent Leo Croce.
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.
Kunsh Zutshi, a member of Boy Scout Troop 905 in Dublin, has earned the rank of Eagle.
Connor Layton, a member of Troop 924 in Pleasanton, has received his Eagle Badge, the highest rank awarded by the Boy Scouts of America.
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.
Anirudh Adhikary has qualified to become an Eagle Scout at an Eagle Scout Board of Review, held on Nov. 13, 2020.
Luke Vavuris, a member of Boy Scout Troop 975 in Livermore, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.
On Oct. 30, Lauren Swenson-Lennox successfully completed her Eagle Scout Board of Review.
Jack Volponi, a member of Boy Scout Troop 931 in Livermore, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
DongHeon (Brian) Yi completed the requirements and passed the Board of Review in August, qualifying him for the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest award attainable for youth in the Boy Scouts of America Program.
Ved Wadmark, a 2020 graduate of Amador Valley High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 908 in Pleasanton, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
Maile, Shelby and Claudia from Livermore Girl Scout Troop 33482 recently completed their Silver Award project amid the current pandemic.
Regina Molitoris of Livermore was recently elected president of the Venturing Officers Association (VOA) in the newly consolidated Boy Scouts of America Golden Gate Area Council.
Owen Mello, an incoming junior at Foothill High School, completed the requirements and passed the Board of Review on July 30, 2020, qualifying him for the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest award attainable for youth in the Boy Scouts of America Program.
Anthony Mitine, a member of Troop 908 in Pleasanton, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.
Elijah Hunt, a Dublin High School senior and member of Boy Scout Troop 905, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.