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Sunflower Hill, a Pleasanton-based nonprofit that provides vocational and life skills programs for adults with developmental disabilities, is offering daily online activities for its program participants and members of the community during the statewide stay-at-home order because of Covid-19.

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Three seniors from Livermore High School were honored recently by the Josefa Higuera Livermore Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for their dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism.

The winners of Livermore’s Fourth Annual Science Poetry Contest were announced this week by the city’s poet laureate, Cynthia Patton. A celebration of Livermore’s scientific heritage, the contest had four divisions: youth (K-5th grade), middle school, high school, and adult. Winning poems in…


When Louise Salas was born in 1919, Woodrow Wilson was president. That was a long time ago. Earlier this month, the Colorado native, now a resident of The Vineyards Healthcare Center in Livermore, celebrated her 101st birthday with cupcakes and best wishes from her friends at the nursing car…

Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and supercomputing in an effort to discover new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs to combat the disease.


With family and volunteers no longer allowed to visit because of the statewide stay-at-home order, the elderly residents at Quail Garden decided to express their feelings with signs posted outside the assisted-living facility in downtown Livermore.


Shelter at Home for many means more time together, but for some it means home alone without the usual everyday contact with the world. What have people done to keep busy at home or even have fun? How have they learned or felt obligated to better communicate?


Women veteran honorees described their experiences in the service and returning to life in the real world at the 8th Annual Honoring Women Veterans luncheon at Las Positas College on March 11. Scholarships were also awarded to women veterans who excelled in their college studies.


Pleasanton Pedalers, a cycling club of retired seniors from throughout the region, is calling on Caltrans to make a busy intersection in Livermore safer for bicyclists and pedestrians.

The Livermore City Council on Monday created a narrow exemption to the city’s tough new tobacco control ordinance, lifting a ban on the retail sales of certain types of flavored tobacco that are considered premium tobacco products.

By a 2-to-1 ratio, voters approved a ballot initiative to uphold a deal between the city and a private developer to construct and operate a hotel in downtown Livermore.


Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center has just announced that effective immediately all performances at the Bankhead Theater and Bothwell Arts Center have been cancelled through the end of March 2020. Executive Director Chris Carter stated, “In light of the latest information and guideline…

Livermore celebrated the grand opening last month of Chestnut Square Senior Housing, the first phase in the city’s vision of transforming an underutilized site along Chestnut Street into an inter-generational community with easy access to public transportation and community amenities, both o…

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Wendy Rouse, associate professor of history at San Jose State University, will give a presentation on the women’s suffrage movement at the Livermore Civic Center Library on Sunday, March 8.

A group of residents is suing the City of Livermore and a developer of the recently-approved Livermore Wine Country Inn, arguing the project violates state planning, zoning, and environmental laws.

Livermore voters Tuesday, in early results, were overwhelmingly in favor of a measure to uphold 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.


A dozen sophomores from the Green Engineering Academy at Livermore High School visited Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore last month to get a look at applied science in action.

The first Military Appreciation Night honored local veterans and family members at the Las Positas College Physical Education Complex on Feb. 12.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory engineers and biologists have developed a “brain-on-a-chip” device capable of recording the neural activity of living brain cell cultures in three-dimensions, a significant advancement in the realistic modeling of the human brain outside of the body.

Livermore City Councilman Bob Coomber, who is in need of a kidney transplant, announced this week that he will not seek re-election in November in order to concentrate on his health.

The city’s campaign to promote its vision for downtown Livermore took an unusual step Monday when two members of the City Council floated the idea of putting a parcel tax measure on the November ballot in case voters do not support the city’s plan.

Livermore Mayor John Marchand addressed the city’s efforts to attract jobs, add housing and deal with homelessness during this year’s State of the City speech, held Jan 29 at the Civic Center Library.

The North Livermore Pavement Rehabilitation Project is now complete. Begun in August 2019, the project included traffic control, street, landscape, and utility improvements along North Livermore Avenue from the I-580 interchange to Manning Road. This is one of many projects completed in 2019…

The Livermore City Council on Monday campaigned strongly for their vision of downtown redevelopment, arguing that anything else will unravel a carefully-laid plan which includes signed development deals, development process steps, and ensuring there is adequate parking during construction.

A Livermore man who allegedly drove off a road and tried to run down two of the city's police officers has been charged with multiple counts of attempted murder that could send him to prison for the rest of his life.

A look of surprise and disbelief spread across Ronald Payne’s face when his name was announced as the recipient of the Quilt of Valor during the Veterans Recognition event at Las Positas College on Jan. 23.

Quest, the future science center to be located in Stockmen’s Park in downtown Livermore, continues to move forward. The Quest Board of Directors last week posted a banner announcing the location of the science center’s future home, off Railroad Avenue near Blacksmith Square.

An official notice has been mailed to thousands of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory retirees affected by the recent University of California health care settlement agreement, including a detailed questionnaire that must be answered to ensure future benefits.