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Sponsored by the Livermore Lab Foundation, 12 students worked in Engineering, Computing and in Physical and Life Sciences as part of a scientific team, with assigned mentors for their projects. The internships culminated with a poster symposium so the students could present their findings to…

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On May 21, the California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA) Division #85 awarded five $2500 scholarships to students from the Tri-Valley who are planning to become educators. Each of these young people submitted an application with an essay explaining her passion for this career. We wish…

Charles Hertz of Livermore, recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center.

The Board of Education of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) has approved new school site leadership at high schools and middle schools in preparation for the 2019-20 school year. Kelly Bowers, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools said, “Our district is ever-changing and…

Tri-Valley Youth View, an hour special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended one of the TV30 Summer Camps is currently airing on TV30 and on the station’s website at tv30.org . This is the eleventh year Tri-Valley Community TV has offered a TV Summer Camp. Each …

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As Livermore students receive their Student Identification (ID) cards at the start of the new school year in August, they will also be receiving a new library card. The Student One Card is a result of a partnership between the City of Livermore Library and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified …

The Primrose School of Livermore will hold an open house on Saturday, August 10th, 2019, featuring tours of the school and information on their research-informed time-tested Balanced Learning approaches. The Primrose School of Livermore is part of a national system of accredited private pres…

Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll spring term 2019 have been announced by Oregon State University. Students on the Honor Roll included:

Las Positas College (LPC) students will soon see the literal fruits of their labor manifest in additional funding for LPC's Viticulture and Winery Technology programs. The college's Campus Hill Winery has earned its Viticulture and Enology Foundation license. The license, confirmed in May, a…

As of July 1, Drivers For Survivors has expanded its service area to East Alameda County, and is in need of many more volunteer-companion drivers. The nonprofit is requesting volunteers for Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton region — as well as for the greater East Bay Area.

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges have been named two of 70 colleges throughout California to receive grants from the Improving Online CTE Pathways program developed by California Community Colleges' California Virtual Campus - Online Education Initiative.

The City of Pleasanton Youth and Teen Program is hosting an end-of-summer Middle School Pool Party on Friday, August 9, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at the Dolores Bengston Aquatic Center, 4455 Black Ave.

Gene Morgan Insurance Agency is once again gearing up for the school year by hosting a backpack and school supply drive for local students in need. The insurance agency is collecting new and gently used backpacks and school supplies at their downtown Livermore office located at 2020 Fourth Street.

The Salvation Army is holding school supply drives at approximately 3,000 locations across the country. In the Bay area media market, there are 13 Walmart locations participating.

Four seniors who recently graduated from Granada High School and Livermore High School received scholarship awards from the Livermore Filipino-American Organization. The scholarship award requirements include: a Filipino-American graduating senior student from a high school in Livermore who …

Applications are being accepted for two civic-engagement academies: one for adults, and one for local high school juniors and seniors. Both programs are free to attend, and are designed to provide insight to county services and operations through learning and discussing the County’s Vision 2…

On July 15, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) introduced the No Student Loan Interest Act to help address the nation’s growing student debt crisis and ensure that all students have a fair shot at paying off their loan balance without accumulating interest charges.

James Coombs of Livermore was named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2019 Spring Semester. Coombs is in the computer science program.

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) Board of Trustees has appointed Retired Community College Counselor and Department Chair Maria L. Heredia to its Board of Trustees. Heredia will hold the Trustee Area 4 seat (Castro Valley and parts of Oakland), which was formerly he…

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) has announced the hiring of a new Vice Chancellor and Academic Vice President. Dr. Theresa Fleischer Rowland began tenure as Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Student Success on June 3. Dr. Kristina Whalen will begin tenure in …

On Saturday, May 11, on the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) campus quadrangle, 1,019 bachelor's degrees were awarded during the university's 151st commencement ceremony. Kelly Borden of Livermore, was awarded a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering.

Hope Hospice is offering its Family Caregiver Education Series at no cost to residents in the Tri-Valley and East Bay communities. The 14-class series covers a variety of topics and provides training, education, support, and caregiver resources relevant to family caregivers. Individuals anti…

Eighteen students from nine Tri-Valley high schools were recently honored for their essays, poetry and short stories that won awards in a contest sponsored by the Tri-Valley Writers, a branch of the California Writers Club. The students were recognized at a Sunday ceremony in the Livermore L…

Las Positas College (LPC) is ready to help usher in the next generation of an educated workforce with degrees, certificates and transfer programs that are designed to help students and working adults further their career opportunities.

University of California Merced student Asmaa Mohamed, who immigrated to the U.S. from Egypt in 2013, recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in developmental biology. She plans on pursuing her Ph.D. through Dartmouth College and is studying immunology in hopes of someday creating novel …

After winning accolades at the local council level in February, two students at St. Michael School have received the winning scores at the state level for exceptional essays in the 2018-19 Livermore Knights of Columbus (K of C) Essay Contest. First place awards were announced for Lela Gallo …

With pomp and circumstance, speeches from proud principals and honored valedictorians, a short walk across the stage, and a toss of the hat, the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) Class of 2019 concluded its school year and its K-12 education.

“Would you like to learn about women’s rights?” “Can we tell you what we learned about plastic pollution in our oceans?” Joe Michell K-8’s multipurpose room and several classrooms buzzed with questions and calls to action as students eagerly presented their Fifth Grade Exhibition on the topi…

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For sixty years, Marylin Avenue Elementary School has been a fixture of the Livermore community – a place where children in the neighborhood gathered to learn, play, and establish bonds that would last a lifetime. On May 23, during the school’s Open House, Marylin Avenue celebrated its 60th …

The Pedrozzi Foundation recently awarded $443,500 in scholarships to 115 local scholars. Since 2008, the Pedrozzi Foundation has awarded $4.44 million to 1,226 Livermore students. Of the 2019 Pedrozzi Scholars, seventeen percent will be the first in their family to attend college. These scho…

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Madison Perez of Dublin and Amador Valley High School has been selected as the Liberty League Women's Track & Field Rookie of the Week, the conference has announced. This is the first weekly rookie award in her career.

A range of Summer Enrichment Programs are being offered to students in grades 3–19 by the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center beginning in June. Five camps give students the opportunity to be immersed in art, music, or theater at the Bothwell Arts Center and Bankhead Theater. Interactive…

Las Positas College (LPC) Community Education will offer enrichment and career classes, including self-paced online courses, for adults and summer camps and expression classes for children this summer beginning mid-June.

Pleasanton high school seniors, Lauren Londono, Anika Nicolas, Bryan Luo, Varsha Madapoosi, and Paulina Umansky, received scholarships totaling $4,500 for their conservation and sustainability work in Pleasanton. Collectively the students conducted waste audits, implemented recycling and org…

Three Las Positas College military veterans received $500 scholarships from the Livermore Knights of Columbus. The recipients were Pedro Magana (USMC), Katherine Pagni (USMC) and Amy Smith (US Army). They all have outstanding academic records and a recent history of superior service to our c…

Since 1975, Granada High School has taken students on an out-of-class experience they will never forget. Each year, juniors and seniors at the school have an opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the Close Up Washington Program.

When students show the need for extra support to maintain regular attendance, the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) School Attendance Review Board (SARB) provides the resources to keep students on track to succeed. On April 19, LVJUSD was recognized for winning a 2019 M…

Both comprehensive high schools will have new principals for 2019-20. The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) will welcome two current administrators to the District-level leadership team. Matthew Hart, currently Vice Principal at Granada High School (GHS), has been promo…

On May 4, 2019, the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District’s (LVJUSD) Migrant Education Program English and Spanish Debate Teams both competed in the Migrant Education State Debate Tournament at Oxnard High School in Ventura, CA - where the English Debate team earned 2nd place. Twelv…