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Voters will decide early next year whether to approve or reject an agreement between the city and a private developer to build a hotel next to the Bankhead Theater on the east side of Livermore Avenue.

Neither Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory nor the Livermore campus of Sandia National Laboratories suffered power outages last week, the two labs reported.

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On July 22, the Livermore K9 Foundation donated to the Livermore Police Department a check for $10,248 for the purchase of their newest K9: Drax, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois who is partnered with Officer Rob Leiva. Drax and Officer Leiva recently completed K9 training and are now working o…

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The Livermore High School Premier Quartet greeted guests with classical music as they entered the gymnasium at Granada High School for the annual Reclassification Ceremony held on October 8.

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On Oct. 12, Attorney Tony Bothwell told the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that "the government must be required to protect whistleblowers [who] have the courage to disclose practices that harm workers, the public, and the nation." Defending a nuclear weapons lab…

The City of Livermore is still tallying the cost of rebuilding its communications infrastructure following a disruptive ransomware attack that shut down phones, email and computers at city hall last month.

A referendum effort from a citizens’ group seeking to overturn a Livermore City Council agreement with a hotel developer gathered well over the number of signatures required to put the question before voters on a future ballot.

More than just a hashtag, the Third Annual Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce business awards was a celebration of what member businesses brought to Livermore. Chamber CEO-President Dawn Argula welcomed over 200 attendees to the Sept. 26 luncheon.

A brush fire reported around 1:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1, burned 14 acres near the N. Livermore Avenue exit on the north side of Interstate 580. Crews responding included the Alameda County Fire Department, Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, Cal Fire and Camp Parks Fire.

Savannah Skinner, 10, from Jackson Avenue School in Livermore, was the only school striker for the climate at Livermore City Hall on Sept. 27. Skinner's mother, Deborah Fields, asked her daughter a few questions about why she thought it was important to make a stand in front of City Hall. "B…

The city has released the rebuttals to the pro and con statements that will appear on Livermore’s Nov. 3, 2020 ballot for the initiative that would change the city’s plan for downtown Livermore.

Four schools from the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) have been recognized for their success in implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) by the California PBIS Coalition (CPC). Altamont Creek Elementary, Croce Elementary, Junction Avenue K-…

A 3,100-acre patch of open land in the hills southeast of Livermore is on the path to preservation. But the battle between off-road enthusiasts and environmentalists about the future of the area known

The City of Livermore has been having problems with its communication services since Aug. 27 due to a computer virus that infiltrated City Hall’s email system. It resulted in unauthorized emails being sent to people from city staff accounts.

The city has released the pro and con statements that will appear on Livermore’s Nov. 3, 2020, ballot for the initiative that would change the city’s plan for downtown Livermore.


In four years, an extraordinary new telescope on a mountaintop in Chile will begin the most powerful sky survey ever undertaken. When it does, it will depend on highly sophisticated optical assemblies designed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

The City Council unanimously voted on Monday evening to put a measure on the March 3, 2020 ballot that would overturn the City’s ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products in Livermore. The Sept. 9 decision came after the council “reluctantly” certified the referendum that challenges the c…


After more than 1,430 people signed an online petition calling for better lighting and signs near a crosswalk where a Livermore woman was killed last month, the city is looking into adding pedestrian safety to a study and speeding results along.

Zone 7 Water Agency directors have urged CEMEX to provide more transparency for the public. The Mexico-based sand and gravel company is in the process of filing changes to its reclamation plan for its gravel pits next to southwest Livermore.

The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) invites Livermore community members to serve on the Parcel Tax Citizens' Oversight Committee. Applications for five open positions are available on the LVJUSD website, and should be received by Friday, September 27, 2019. Applicants…

A Livermore Community Blood Drive will be held on Friday, Sept. 20, noon to 6 p.m., at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4743 East Ave., Livermore.


Long-time Livermore artist and teacher Thomasin Dewhurst moved from table to table during her recent space-themed party, gently offering students creative nudges — perhaps a few more stars in the sky or maybe a pale yellow highlight on the astronaut’s visor. The Aug. 9 event at the downtown …


The Livermore City Council last Monday evening unanimously voted to put the Central Park Plan Initiative on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot. The Initiative would change the city’s Approved Plan for downtown revitalization.


A highly-anticipated report evaluating the effects of a downtown initiative measure is likely to spur a lively City Council meeting Monday evening. Two groups of concerned Livermore residents are expected to rally in support of the downtown revitalization plan they favor — which each side co…

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory this week took a formal step toward a long promised era of ultra-high-performance computing, signing a $600 million contract with Cray, the Seattle-based computer company, to deliver an “exascale” computer in late 2022.

Livermore Police are asking for information after two fatal shootings in the city this summer. Officers arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting last week in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Las Positas Road. They are still looking for a suspect who was involved in another deadly sh…

Livermore Indivisible, as part of their Civic Engagement Series, will host a special presentation by Cheryl Cook-Kallio about the separation of powers under the United States Constitution. Learn about the origins of the idea of checks and balances, how the Constitution's framers viewed its r…

The organization, Protect the Central Park Vote, announced a referendum drive to challenge the July 29, 2019 City Council ordinance approving a development agreement with 2205 Railroad Ave LLC (aka Presidio) for a hotel located on the east side of Livermore Avenue.

An ordinance approving a Development Agreement (DA) with Presidio Co., a hotel development company, to build a downtown hotel on the eastside of Livermore Avenue was unanimously approved at the July 29 Livermore City Council meeting.