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Two Tri-Valley law enforcement agencies reported COVID-19 diagnoses last week, one involving a Livermore police officer now recovering at home and the other prompting concern for the inmate population at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.

An undisclosed number of staff members at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin were sent home for a 14-day quarantine last week after a nurse tested positive for coronavirus at the facility.

For residents who wish to get outside for some fresh air and exercise, Dublin parks remain open. However, the City of Dublin will be closing all playgrounds until further notice in order to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus.

Almost two years to the day after groundbreaking, the $15 million Dublin Public Safety Complex celebrated its grand opening on Feb 22. Over 150 attendees of all ages were present for the festivities, which began with the presentation of the colors by the Dublin police and fire cadets, follow…

Adults who reside or work in Dublin may now register for the Citizens Academy sponsored by Dublin Police Services. The 10-week program will be held 5-8 p.m. on consecutive Wednesdays, beginning March 25 and ending with graduation ceremonies on May 27.

The City of Dublin will dedicate its new Public Safety Complex, 6361 Clark Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 22. The public is invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m., take a tour of the new facility, and enjoy a barbecue lunch provided by the Dublin Lions Club.

Dublin will again honor local veterans and active duty members of the Armed Services with banners displayed along Dougherty Road between Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

Despite a controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling, immigrants should not be intimidated into believing that they are prevented from using school nutritional programs and other social services, Alameda County Schools Superintendent Karen Monroe said.

Dublin Unified School District hopes voters on March 3 agree to raise $290 million in bond sales, which will be used to finish construction of the city’s second high school, and pay for repairs and upgrades on other district schools.

Natural gas heaters, ranges, water heaters, fireplaces and other appliances may no longer be allowed in new homes and commercial buildings in Dublin. The city is considering requiring all new construction to rely only on “carbon-free” electricity and 100% renewable power sources, such as sol…

The City of Dublin invited residents to participate in its 2nd Annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest, "Deck the Homes." Winners were announced in six categories including Best Use of Lights, Best Holiday Theme, Best Apartment/Condo, and Best Neighborhood. Other categories included Best Lawn…

The Dublin City Council authorized a study of a proposal from Valley Christian Center (VCC) to construct a three-story residential care home on Inspiration Drive and Dublin Boulevard in the hilly western portion of the city.

The Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) board voted 4-0 to put a $290 million bond on the March 3 primary election ballot to meet future school needs for repairs and new schools in a district that is still growing.

State legislation banning specific tobacco products has stalled. The federal ban is now in limbo. However, local actions to restrict cigarette sales and vaping products have passed in Livermore, Fremont, San Leandro, Alameda, Richmond, and the city and county of San Francisco.

The City of Dublin has received a prestigious 2019 Helen Putnam Award from the League of California Cities for Excellence in City-Business Relations for its Valor Crossing housing development. The award was presented to the City of Dublin at the regularly scheduled Nov. 5 City Council meeting.

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The Dublin City Council unanimously committed the city to the creation of a pedestrian friendly, new-look downtown, for which the public has shown high approval ratings in workshops and surveys.

Linda Smith, who will assume the role of Dublin City Manager upon Chris Foss’ retirement at the end of 2019, has announced the appointment of Colleen Tribby, current City of Dublin Administrative Services Director, to be the next Assistant City Manager, effective December 31, 2019.

The Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) board of trustees will be back up to its full complement of five members, now that voters have chosen Catherine Kuo in Trustee Area 3.

The Dublin City Council has approved what city officials say is the Tri-Valley’s first five-star hotel, to be built to a height of five stories by Westin.

The League of California Cities selected the City of Dublin as a 2019 Helen Putnam Award winner. On Oct. 16, the award winners were honored during the Opening General Session of the League's Annual Conference & Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center.

When Rhea Mitr told her grandfather that investigating new cancer cures was her subject for a science contest, he told her “there is no answer to cancer.” Mitr refused to believe him. She began researching new cancer therapy medications called immune checkpoint inhibitors, which affect immun…

Two different diversity and inclusion efforts in Dublin were on display at Dublin’s Sept. 17 city council meeting.

State regulations require that utilities with more than 10,000 service connections prepare a Public Health Goal Report on water quality results every three years on contaminants that exceed certain Maximum Contaminant Level Goals and hold a public hearing.

The City of Dublin and StopWaste invite residents to a free home energy workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Dublin Library. Attendees will learn about energy efficiency rebate programs and how to zero out their energy bill. Offering information will be East Bay Community …

Dublin Library’s Fall Used Book and Media Sale takes place on Sept. 28-29. It is hosted by Friends of Dublin Library.

The Dublin Chamber of Commerce has announced its opposition to AB 51 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego), which would prevent arbitration of labor and employment claims as a condition of employment, stating the bill will subject businesses to significantly increased costs as a result of more litigation …