A proposal to build a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Livermore near I-580 continues to move forward, nearly three years after a developer first proposed to bring the popular fast food restaurant to the site.

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District’s board of education approved a $147.3 million budget last week that’s more of a placeholder, as schools around the state already expect some relief from anticipated funding cuts in the state budget.

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In response to current affairs and to serve as a message of support and acknowledgement, the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC) Board of Directors issued the following statement:

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Gillig, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses headquartered in Livermore, has laid off an unspecified number of workers. However, some sources have provided numbers.

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The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District will hold a Board Candidate Information Night at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, July 7, for anyone interested in running for either of the two seats on the Board of Education up for election in November.

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant shelter-in-place order in effect in Alameda County are taking a growing toll on Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) finances.

Livermore schools are already looking toward the coming academic year to address the technology needs of all students, whether they head back to campus or continue at-home education.

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UPDATE: After this article was published on June 17, Hayden posted an apology letter (dated June 16) to the CFMA’s website. Livermore, its downtown association and Livermore Pride issued a joint statement condemning the incident. Los Altos also decided to suspend its farmer’s market this wee…

A fire at a building on Hayes Avenue in Livermore Tuesday, June 16, destroyed two second-floor apartments and resulted in smoke and water damage to several adjacent units, according to the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department.

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On June 15, at 10:45 a.m., a two-alarm vegetation fire broke out in South Livermore. The fire was contained to private property and Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) property just south of the Veteran’s Administration site.

The Dublin City Council last week took another step toward building a 138-room Cambria chain hotel for business travelers at an entrance to the city’s downtown.

The Livermore City Council committed on Monday to move quickly to enact comprehensive reforms, inspired by mostly peaceful protests around the world sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

The City of Livermore issued a compliance order to residents along Lomitas Avenue last week, but the group plans to appeal, claiming the city has no right to demand they fund a public project.

A plan to transform hundreds of acres of leased ranchland into a massive solar farm is drawing concern from residents of the North Livermore Valley who want to protect property values, viewsheds and a way of life they say is under threat.

Livermore schools are preparing for significant budget cuts for the coming school year, mainly because the state will reduce funding as the economic toll of the pandemic and shelter-in-place orders hit its own budget.

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The City of Livermore is projecting a $13 million general fund budget shortfall for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, amid lockdowns to contain the coronavirus that halted much of the economy and stemmed the flow of sales and hotel taxes to the city’s treasury.

Admittedly, it can be difficult to get excited to talk about modifying trash removal operations, but for the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD), managing trash is a significant expense, and even minor process improvements can impact the bottom line in very real ways.

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Electric vehicle maker Tesla this week reopened its assembly plant in Fremont, defying orders from Alameda County to remain closed because of COVID-19 concerns.