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LIVERMORE — A small plane with engine failure landed and struck a car on a road near the Livermore Municipal Airport on Tuesday shortly after takeoff, but no one was injured, police said.

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Four students from the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District have qualified as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists based on the results of the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Tests they took last fall.

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Emilia Romagna, the daughter of Colleen and Joe Romagna and a member of Girl Scout Troop 33250 in Livermore, is hoping to encourage some acts of kindness in her hometown.

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have developed a method for 3D printing of living microbes, enhancing the potential to use engineered bacteria in a variety of industrial processes such as recovering rare-earth metals, cleaning wastewater, and detecting uranium.

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LIVERMORE — The Airport Commission voted unanimously this week to support KaiserAir’s development proposal that would put six corporate aircraft in the skies over Livermore, with talk of additional planes down the road.

“Without Water, Life Would Be Pretty Dry.” That’s the theme for the annual Livermore Water Awareness Poster Contest for elementary students sponsored by Livermore Municipal Water, California Water Service, and the Zone 7 Water Agency.

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Yuhui “Samantha” Wang, a cadet master sergeant with the California Civil Air Patrol’s Tri-Valley Composite Squadron 156, has received the Air Force Association’s Outstanding CAP Squadron Cadet Award.

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Anup Singh, former director of the Center for Biological and Engineering Sciences at Sandia National Laboratories, has been named associate director for Engineering at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Livermore’s popular geocaching treasure hunt, launched in November as a fun way to learn about the city, is being extended through the end of winter. Those who find all five geocaches can enter their game cards in a raffle for a chance to win prizes. Each cache is hidden outdoors, and the ga…

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The popular Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's lecture series for middle and high school students, "Science on Saturday," is going virtual this year with the theme “Combating COVID-19.”

LIVERMORE — In a recent letter to the county, the Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (SFWO) called for the Aramis Solar Energy Generation and Storage project applicant to acquire an “incidental take permit” for the federally listed species likely to be killed during construction.

LIVERMORE — The Alameda County Agricultural Advisory Committee’s experts in viticulture, ranching and cannabis production are poised to dig deep into their respective fields to come up with a comprehensive list of proposed changes to Measure D, the county’s agriculture and open space initiat…

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REGIONAL — During the Community of Character Collaborative annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Breakfast held Jan. 25, three individuals were recognized for carrying on Dr. King’s legacy.

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LIVERMORE — Planning Commissioner Gina Bonnano, who has spent nearly two decades in civic service and volunteering for nonprofit organizations, was sworn in Tuesday as the newest member of the Livermore City Council.

Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare will hold a community blood drive at the LifeStyleRX fitness center, 1119 E. Stanley Blvd. in Livermore, from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 29.

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LIVERMORE — In an effort to address concerns of some families in the district, the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) Parent Club Information Council (PCIC) hosted a live leadership forum.

Emily Wu, Managing Director for First Republic Bank’s East Bay Business Group, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Livermore Lab Foundation (LLF).

Local artists Kathleen Hill and Brenda Struiksma set up a new display art walk at Republic Square at Livermore, a new shopping area scheduled to open in 2021, adjacent to San Francisco Premium Outlets. The works range from landscapes and abstracts using a variety of media to handcrafts, incl…

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LIVERMORE — Local business tolls continue to rise due to the shelter-in-place orders issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week another Livermore institution made the decision to close its doors for good.

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LIVERMORE — Following a discussion about the lengths and widths of cars and trucks, the Livermore Planning Commission recommended a plan Tuesday that will narrow some public and private parking stalls in downtown structures to create more places to park.

LIVERMORE — A Sacramento County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of Alameda County in the county’s challenge to an environmental impact report (EIR) that would have cleared the way to turn a biologically unique open space area into an off-road vehicle park.

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LIVERMORE — A 26-year-old man suffering from apparent mental illness has been charged with stabbing his father to death in their Livermore home, prosecutors said last week.

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Winemaker Larry Dino of Cuda Ridge has been dedicated to Bordeaux varieties from the outset. Wine Enthusiast (WE) recently affirmed his efforts, awarding 93 points to the 2017 Cuda Ridge Reserve Malbec, 91 points for the 2017 Cabernet Franc, 90 points for Melange des Amis and 91 points for t…

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed an X-ray source that can be used to determine the temperature in probe experiments under conditions found at the very center of planets. 

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LIVERMORE — Staff received an update on the city’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) this week. The first draft is expected to be completed by the end of 2021.

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LIVERMORE — Lease negotiations between landowners and a green energy development company have soured, raising questions over the fate of the Aramis solar farm slated for hundreds of acres of farmland in North Livermore.

Enough carbon dioxide has already entered the atmosphere to cause global warming in excess of 2 degrees Celsius regardless of future efforts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, according to scientists from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and two research universities.