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Ingrid Nilson secures her work of knitted art around a tree in Livermore on Aug. 5. First Street now sports a Tree Sweater Forest as part of this annual tradition that brings local knitters and crocheters together to create colorful “sweaters” for the trees. When the sweaters are taken down,…

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Surrounded by local and regional officials, Livermore Mayor Bob Woerner cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the Chestnut Square Family Housing complex, Friday, Aug. 20. The mixed-income, intergenerational community is located at 1665 Chestnut St., in Livermore. Chestnut Square boasts 42 …

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The Livermore Junior Football League, which organizes teams for youths from 9 to 15-years-old, will hold its opening day jamboree at Robertson Park, 3200 Robertson Park Road, on Saturday, Aug. 28.

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LIVERMORE — Recognizing that the City of Livermore has one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the county, city officials have formulated a seven-step plan to both encourage residents to get vaccinated and to provide residents the opportunity to do so.

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Madison Tropp and her mother, Colette, work on a word puzzle at a Free Little Library on Diamond Court in Livermore, Aug. 7. In celebration of Global Day of Unplugging, Little Free Libraries of Livermore hosted a Hunt for Gnomes that will continue through Aug. 15. Livermore Councilmember Rob…

Wente Family Estates, the longest continuously family-owned and -operated winery in the United States, will soon expand its operations by moving into a new warehouse facility at 7701 Las Positas Road, in Livermore.

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Livermore’s two national laboratories held a ribbon-cutting last week for a new office building and conference annex for their Livermore Valley Open Campus, where industrial representatives join forces with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Laboratories staff to stimulate partnerships i…

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Don Lewis, an electronic music inventor, entertains the crowd during Quest Science Center’s third Science@Stockmen's Park, Aug. 7. The theme was “Science of Music.” Participants learned how sound is created. (Photo – Doug Jorgensen) 

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SPARC Theater, sponsored by the Livermore Shakespeare Festival, will present “Life is a Cabernet” outdoors at the Darcie Kent Vineyards, 7000 Tesla Road in Livermore, today through Sunday, Aug. 15, and again next week, from Aug. 19-22.

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LIVERMORE — A Livermore resident took some time off this week to vacation in Hawaii following a successful trip to Tokyo, where he set an American record for weightlifting at the Olympics

Operation September Freedom (OSF) a national effort by non-profit Dream Flights to honor more than 1,000 World War II veterans with free Dream Flights in six restored Boeing Stearman biplanes, is landing in Livermore to honor these members of the Greatest Generation.

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Seventeen U.S. national laboratories – including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) – have agreed to support name-change requests from researchers on previous published scientific papers.

The Real Estate Alliance of Livermore (REAL) and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District are sponsoring a “Brighter Days” fundraiser now through Thursday, Aug. 19, to support mental health resources and training.

Cultura y Bienestar, a mental health program focused on the Latino community in Alameda County, will sponsor a community COVID-19 vaccination outreach effort from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 14, in the parking lot of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 678 Enos Way in Livermore.

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LIVERMORE — A former Livermore woman has surrounded herself with family and friends while awaiting word on the whereabouts of her husband, who vanished following a trip to the bank Aug. 2 in Sonora, a small community near Yosemite.

The Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a mixer on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at the Garré Winery’s Bella Rosa Event Center, 7986 Tesla Road in Livermore. The mixer, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., will include a business expo for companies to showcase their products and services, according to cham…