Lane closures on Eastbound 580 stopped traffic for hours on Friday, March 24 as Caltrans worked to shore up a retaining wall that slid during the series of recent storms.
The Granada Matadors Varsity Baseball team hosted the California High Grizzlies on Thursday, March 23. Granada won 3-2.
Dancers perform during the Holi Festival, or Festival of Colors at Emerald Glen Park in Dublin on Saturday, March 11. Holi is a popular and inclusive Hindu festival that celebrates spring, love and renewal.
The Every Fifteen Minutes program came to Amador Valley and Village High schools on Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March. 3. The annual event simulates a drunk driving accident including the crash scene and fatalities. The emotional program is designed to show the effect and impact driving un…
Livermore Valley Opera’s cast of “Tosca” held a full dress rehearsal this week, in anticipation of the opera’s opening night performance at the Bankhead Theater on Saturday, March 4. The timeless Puccini opera will also have a matinee at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, with performances again on …
The Foothill Falcons Boys Varsity Lacrosse team hosted the Northgate Broncos Friday, Feb. 24. Northgate won 8-3. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Fine artist and instructor Jen Huber works on a painting of the old Livermore City Hall during the recent 21st annual ArtWalk in downtown Livermore. The event, sponsored by the Livermore Valley Arts, featured live music, community theater and more than 200 artist exhibits. (Photos - Doug Jo…
The Amador Don’s boys’ varsity volleyball team hosted the Dublin High School Gaels on Thursday, March 17. The Don’s swept all three matches, 25-16, 25-23, and 27-25.
The Granada Matadors Varsity Baseball team hosted cross-town rivals, the Livermore Cowboys on Wednesday, March 16. Granada won 7-1.
The Granada High School boys’ volleyball team defeated San Ramon’s Cal High Grizzlies 3-0 on March 10.
The Amador Dons Varsity Baseball team hosted the Deer Valley Wolverines, Amador on Thursday, March 10. Amador won 11 to 2.
The Amador Dons won their opening season game against Clayton Valley Charter High School with a score of 5 to 3 on Feb. 25.
Livermore won 3 matches to 1. (Photo - Doug Jorgensen)
Amador Valley girls were defeated 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section by San Ramon Valley High School.
The Amador Valley girls’ basketball team defeated the Foothill Falcons 39-31 on Jan 19. The Dons pick up their 12th win of the season in a key rivalry game. (Photo – Doug Jorgensen)
Sherry Binkley of Firehouse Art Studio discusses portraits that convey emotions during Livermore's Artwalk, Saturday, Oct. 9. (Photo - Doug Jorgensen)
Patrons at The Sidetrack Bar and Grill in Pleasanton toast while dressed in traditional German attire during Oktoberfest, which was held Oct. 1 through Oct. 3. Oktoberfest is a beer festival held annually in Munich, Germany, and in many regions throughout the world. (Photo – Doug Jorgensen)
An African dancer delights the audience with a lively performance in front of the Bankhead Theater during Taste of Africa, Saturday, Oct. 2. The event was put on by Cheza Nami Foundation, thanks in part to a $10,000 grant from the City of Livermore, and featured several Bay Area professional…
Residents check out classic cars that filled the streets in downtown Livermore, Sept. 26, during the Altamont Cruisers’ 32nd Nostalgia Day Car Show. According to organizers, the annual event has contributed nearly $1 million in the past 31 years to local charitable and youth organizations. (…
The community came out in full force to welcome the return of Dublin's Splatter Festival, which offers an array of food, wine, art and entertainment from places around the world. Organizers said Splatter aims to celebrate Dublin's diversity and make everyone who attends feel represented. Per…
Vanessa Williams dazzles the crowd during a fundraiser gala performance at the Bankhead Theater on Saturday, Sept. 11. The Livermore-Amador Symphony, led by Lara Webber, supported the performance. Through live auctions, donations and ticket sales, the nonprofit Livermore Valley Performing Ar…
Granada High School hosted a varsity boys' soccer game against Amador Valley May 12. The score was unavailable at press time. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The Livermore Cowboys' varsity lacrosse team hosted the Foothill Falcons May 14. Livermore won 12-11. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Granada's Autumn Johnson and Livermore's Marissa Gonzales fight for the ball as Granada girls' lacrosse team host cross-town rival, the Livermore Cowboys, on Friday, April 23. Granada went on to win 15-10. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The Foothill High Falcons hosted the Livermore High Cowboys in the opening game of the 2021 opening season, Saturday, March 13. Livermore won 14 to 13. Coming up this week on Saturday, March 20, Livermore will host Amador Valley and Dublin High hosts Granada. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The Bankhead Theater in Livermore marked the one-year anniversary of the COVID shutdown with a live performance by Jackson Rohm in the plaza, on Friday, March 12. Organizers lit up the front of the building, honored the date with signage, kicked off a small fundraising campaign, and opened t…
On Friday, March 6, high school football started in the Tri Valley, with Dublin High hosting a scrimmage against Campalindo High. In a scrimmage, no score is kept and ball possession is for 20 minutes at time.(Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The Foothill Falcons hosted the Granada Matadors in a dual cross-county meet at Foothill High school in Pleasanton, on Saturday, Feb. 20. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
A break in the rain allowed hikers to enjoy the trails at Del Valle Park, a Kestrel hunts by hovering the ground waiting for the opportunity to strike. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The official start of spring may be more than five weeks away, with the first day falling on March 20, but local almond trees are opening blossoms. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
At the first team practice of Dublin Little League Majors Orioles, on Saturday, Feb. 6, at The Fallon Sorts Park in Dublin, coaches Robb D,Amore and Jimmy Adams started with stretching and basic drills. The Orioles are hopping to start playing games in mid-March. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Players from the Bay Area Willow Cricket Academy played a pickup match at Dublin’s Fallon Sports Park, on Saturday, Jan. 30. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
A cold winter storm brought rain and snow to the valley's higher elevations. Mount Diablo viewed from an old windmill on Collier Canyon Road north of Livermore. Much needed rain is forecast through the weekend for the valley. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
A group of friends gathered at the Eleanor Murray Fallon Middle School in Dublin to play a pick up game of cricket, on Saturday, Jan. 9. While not a normal configuration for a cricket pitch, they enjoyed the sunny morning and friendly competition. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Toy Vineyard on Tesla Road Livermore undertook an agricultural burn to remove unproductive vines. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Soccer team FC Uyghur played a pick-up game on Sunday, Jan. 3, at the Bernal Community Park Sports Field. Players come from throughout the Bay Area and are ethnically Uyghur. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
A group of friends from the East Bay play flag football on Sunday, Dec. 27, at the Bernal Spots Park Fields, in Pleasanton. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
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)
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)
Ralph Mele of Pleasanton picks up some favorite wines at Darcie Kent Vineyards’ Barn Sale in their renovated, purple barn, on Saturday, Dec. 12. For more information about the vineyard, visit darciekentvineyards.com. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)