Chris O’Brien, with Save North Livermore Valley, issued the following statement this week on the decision by the East Alameda County Board of Zoning Adjustments to approve a conditional-use permit for the proposed Aramis industrial solar power plant:
A controversial plan to build a 410-acre solar farm on open fields north of Livermore moved a step closer to reality Tuesday when a county panel granted a permit for the project.
LIVERMORE — A man tied through DNA to two rapes that occurred more than two decades ago has killed himself, bringing a shocking end to a frightening case, prosecutors said.
LIVERMORE — Tensions ran high at a recent board meeting for the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), as parents expressed their position on returning students to the classroom.
LIVERMORE — Ahead of an East County Board of Zoning Adjustments (BZA) meeting set for next week, Save North Livermore Valley — a grassroots open space advocacy group — called on the community to urge county officials to preserve agricultural land.
LIVERMORE — The council is set to hold a public hearing next week to amend a development agreement (DA) between the city and Adventus Corporation for the development of a Catholic High School in North Livermore near Las Colinas Road.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has installed a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster with enough memory and storage for data-intensive COVID-19 research and pandemic response.
The Livermore Cultural Arts Council is encouraging anyone with space that could be used for storage to consider donating the “gift of space” to one of its 29 member organizations.
Boy Scout Troop 999’s annual Christmas tree lot in Livermore is the organization’s primary fundraising event for the year, helping to pay for camping and other Scout activities, but with COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the troop is making alternative plans in case that doesn’t happen.
A GoFundMe website page has been launched to raise funds for the annual Shop with A Cop program sponsored by the Livermore Police Department and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District.
After more than two years of joint research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Total, and Stanford University are releasing an open-source, high-performance simulator for large-scale geological carbon dioxide (CO2) storage.
REGIONAL — Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, a former health physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), resigned abruptly last week as head of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
LIVERMORE — Ending years of discussions and delays, the Livermore City Council on Monday approved plans for a complete neighborhood of nearly 4,100 homes, with parks, office and retail space within walking distance of a train station to be built on the 580 Freeway.
Axis Community Health is providing free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing by appointment through December at Asbury United Methodist Church in Livermore.
The Little Free Library will celebrate the opening of the first “Read in Color” book-sharing box in Livermore, at 1061 Bellflower St., from 1-3 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 21.
A Livermore man who told authorities he “sometimes gets angry about his sports teams” was sentenced last week in Columbus to a year and one day in federal prison for violently threatening the Ohio State University and its football team during a 2018 game against rival University of Michigan.
Anantha Krishnan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) associate director for engineering, was named senior vice president of the Energy Group at General Atomics, an international defense and technology company based in San Diego.
REGIONAL — At this week’s Alameda County Transportation and Planning Commission meeting, the supervisors showed a preference for a cannabis retail operation in South Livermore rather than North Livermore.
A weekend bag lunch program for hungry children, scholarships for girls for Tech Camp, an accessible planting station for special needs individuals, and a music healing program for hospital patients are just four of the 14 community grants distributed by the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore …
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has developed a way to create living bioprinted aneurysms that allow researchers to perform medical procedures and then observe how the artery walls heal.
A Livermore resident is vowing not to remove an oversized political sign urging people to vote Republican until after the election Nov. 3, despite the threat of a $100-a-day fine from the city.
LIVERMORE — This week’s Livermore City Council meeting saw five public hearings gain unanimous support from the council.
Councilman Bob Coomber, Vice-Mayor Bob Woerner, Mayor John Marchand, and Councilman Bob Carling cut the ribbon for Stockmen’s Park in Livermore in a virtual broadcast on the city’s website, on Friday, Oct. 23. Color guard was provided by the Livermore Army Recruiting Depot. Stockmen’s Park i…
LIVERMORE — A small Livermore company has developed a 15-minute test for COVID-19 infection that it believes is accurate and cheap enough to change the way the disease is diagnosed in schools, airports and other settings.
The Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Livermore (UUCiL) is proud to announce the formation of a new program to benefit local unhoused neighbors, who are in greater need than ever during this time of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Rotarian Foundation of Livermore and the Livermore Valley Education Foundation are teaming up to help the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District purchase more than 1,000 Chromebook laptop computers.
A nonprofit Livermore preschool and day care center founded 35 years ago may have to close its doors soon, if it does not get more parent sign-ups.
The Livermore City Council met with City Manager Marc Roberts and City Attorney Jason Alcala behind closed doors Monday night to issue job performance evaluations, emerging after two hours to announce there was nothing to report to the public.
A sweetheart deal for the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) that will bring solar power and energy-cost savings to the district is inching closer to reality.
Helen Tirsell, a forerunner in women’s equality and the first female mayor of Livermore, passed away in Oakland on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the age of 85.
A local advocacy group in Livermore recently engaged the services of a consulting firm to identify solar sites for utility and municipal scale solar in the East Alameda County area.
A 14-year-old boy bicycling with his father in a remote area of Del Valle Regional Park southeast of Livermore was airlifted to UCSF Benihoff Children’s Hospital in Oakland Sunday morning after crashing and being knocked unconscious.
OCT. 22 UPDATE: The City of Livermore’s Oct. 26 council meeting agenda, which was published Oct. 21, stated that the Eden Housing Development Agreement item has been removed.
On Oct. 13, Alameda County Public Health issued a press release announcing that Alameda County has moved into the orange tier of the state’s four-tier Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
The City of Livermore, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), and Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) will recognize Unity Day on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
For almost three decades, volunteers with the Community Interfaith Student Support Program (CISSP) have distributed backpacks to needy students in the Livermore Valley Joint United School District, but because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year proved to be more of a challenge.
The East County Board of Zoning Adjustments (BZA) will review the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed Aramis Solar Energy Generation and Storage facility during a public hearing set for Thursday, Oct. 22, at 1:30 p.m.The BZA will take public comments on the analysis dur…
City Manager Marc Roberts has announced his appointment of Jeramy Young as Livermore’s new chief of police, replacing Chief Michael Harris, who retired this past August.
The Livermore City Council on Monday decided to include three questions in the upcoming National Citizen Survey to gauge the opinions of Livermore residents in three subject areas that have emerged as major themes in 2020.
Hundreds of pages of county emails obtained through a California Public Records Act request reveal the developer of the Aramis Solar Energy Generation and Storage facility believed that it had Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty’s early support.
When Livermore City Councilwoman Trish Munro heard about the removal of a sweater from this year’s tree sweater festival, she felt compelled to speak out.