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.


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.

Cousins Kyle Moore and Eric Lessard, both from Livermore, have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America program. Both are members of Troop 924, sponsored by American Legion Post 237 in Pleasanton.

Dancers from the Xtreme Force Dance Co. competed in the Imagine National Dance Challenge regional competition in San Jose Feb. 28 – March 1, and received the highest cumulative score among all groups for the weekend.

Three area students were named to the Dean’s List at Wheaton College for the Fall 2019 semester. Earning the academic honor were Isabella Olfert and Caitlin Curry, of Livermore, and Matteson De Pretis, of Pleasanton. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must achieve a 3.5 grade point ave…

Audrey Kang, a senior at Dublin High School, received the DAR Good Citizen Award from the José Maria Amador Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at its annual awards ceremony on Feb. 8. Jessica Gudino, from Foothill High School in Pleasanton, received honorable mention. The aw…

Preston Bernardi, from Amador Valley High School, finished first in the Amador Valley Lions Club annual student speech competition, the first step in the California Lions Clubs statewide scholarship competition.

Amador Valley High School has received an AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award from the nonprofit College Board for its efforts to engage more young women in computer science. Out of 20,000 eligible schools nationwide, Amador was one of only 639 to receive the award.

Richard and Mary Lou (Twist) Craig, formerly from Fremont, California, and now residing in Livermore, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 14 with close friends on the Livermore Wine Trolley.

For the third consecutive year, competitive civics teams from both Amador Valley High School and Foothill High School will represent California at the We the People national finals to be held in Washington, D.C., on April 24-27. Amador Valley placed first in the state competition on Feb. 10,…

Florence Gordon celebrated her 100th birthday with a family reunion dinner over the weekend, then celebrated again on Tuesday, Feb. 11, sharing cake and ice cream with friends and residents at Rosewood Gardens in Livermore.

Rangers at Del Valle Regional Park have installed the remaining owl boxes built by Kali Spelts as part of her Girl Scout Silver Award project last year. Installing the boxes was put on hold until the old owl boxes were uninhabited. Pictured are Rangers Evan Butler, Gisselle Hernandez, and Kr…

Monica Joglekar, of Livermore, was among the student leaders who organized the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's first Lunar New Year's celebration, held on Jan. 22. The students who organized the celebration are members of the college’s Asian Pacific American Medical Student Assoc…

Granada High School student Regina Molitoris will move on to the third round of the American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Pro gram after finishing first in the 10th District competition held Jan. 25 in San Leandro. Amador Valley High School student Nora Youn finished second.

The Amador Valley High School Avengineers made it to the quarter finals of the Tracy Triangle Vex Robotics Competition at Merrill F. West High School in Tracy, California, on Jan. 25, placing 14th in a field of 38 teams.

Regina Molitoris of Granada High School was the winner of the oratorical contest held earlier this month by Livermore American Legion Post 47. Molitoris, who received $250 for winning, will now compete in the District 10 (Alameda County) completion in San Leandro on Jan. 25th.

At a regional cybersecurity competition (Bug Bounty) at Cabrillo College in Aptos, Granada High School's Cybersecurity Club won two of the top three rankings: both 1st Place (Team Code Red) and 3rd Place (Team CyberDucks).

Two students from Livermore High School and two from Granada High School have been named National Merit semifinalists for 2020, and are eligible to complete a rigorous application process to become National Merit Scholars. Earning the academic honor were Elliot Ha and Sai Pryanka, from Liver…

FormFactor, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORM), a leading semiconductor test and measurement supplier, announced the appointment of Sheri Rhodes to its Board of Directors and the departure of Mike Zellner. FormFactor serves customers through its network of facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America

Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) superstar Earl Anthony, who died in 2001 at age 63, was perhaps the greatest athlete without a biography. That's no longer the case, however, as Luby Publishing recently published “EARL: The Greatest Bowler of All Time,” by Barry Sparks.

Local pianist Annelyse Combitsis, 15, was recently awarded the prestigious Paderewski Gold Medal from the American College of Musicians, also known as the National Guild of Piano Teachers.

Three young ladies of Girl Scout Troop 30321— Clara Faria, Grace Blanchard and Tatyahna Munoz — spent the summer meeting, planning, researching, designing and creating a Little Library. On Sept. 21, the Little Library was unveiled and dedicated to the First Responders of Livermore for their …

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.

Morgan Laughlin, 20, of Livermore was crowned Miss Rodeo California 2020 on Oct. 6, after a five-day pageant. The pageant was held in conjunction with the California Circuit Finals Rodeo, and had a total of five contestants. The competition included the following categories: Horsemanship, Sp…