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Sandia National Laboratories named James Peery of Oak Ridge National Laboratory as director starting Jan. 1. He will replace Stephen Younger, who is retiring.

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Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center announced that Chris Carter has been selected to serve as Executive Director, taking the reins in February.

One recent afternoon, two businesses that bookended a strip mall at the Southwest corner of Rincon Avenue and Pine Street brought steady buzz of customers in and out. In between them sat a sea of asphalt, stucco and eerie quiet.

The highest paid city employee in Livermore will see his annual cash compensation increase by more than $16,000 and the second highest paid employee will bring home nearly $15,000 more in pay during the next 12 months.

Scott Kenison, Executive Director of Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC), gave his final annual report to the Livermore City Council at the Nov. 25 meeting. Kenison will be leaving the organization in February. Kenison arrived in late 2014 as the organization was coming out of a …

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Ben Santer, senior climate scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, spoke earlier this month in Madison, Wisc. to the annual meeting of Sigma Xi, the national scientific society. Santer gave the talk after winning the society’s annual William Proctor Award, joining such past scie…


Dyrell Foster, a veteran Southern California community college administrator, said this week that he is “looking forward to really hitting the ground running,” when he takes over in February as president of Las Positas College in Livermore.

Rebuttal arguments have been filed with the city clerk’s office by the City Council and a citizens’ group on a referendum of the Development Agreement between the City of Livermore and a hotel developer to build in the city’s downtown core.

Livermore will soon get two additional baseball fields at Robert Livermore Park. The unanimous vote by the LARPD Board of Directors on Oct. 30 will bring the park’s number of Little League fields to four.

In 1869, William Mendenhall paid homage to his late friend Robert Livermore by naming a city after him. Now, 150 years later, that city has in turn honored Mendenhall by dedicating the Emergency Operations Center’s Community Room to the town founder. Dozens of residents, including Mendenhall…

Arguments for and against a referendum of the Development Agreement between the City of Livermore and a hotel developer to build in the city’s downtown core have been filed with the city clerk’s office.

After providing expert guidance and personalized travel service to the Livermore community for 40 years, Travel Bug Owner Debbie Peck has decided to retire.

The Livermore Police Department received a $60,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a one-year enforcement and education program. The money will fund various activities intended to reduce deaths and injuries on California roads.

Firefighters worked through the weekend to keep a vegetation fire on Mines Road southeast of Livermore from spreading to nearby homes and woodlands.

Altamont Creek Elementary School Science Specialist Fenna Gatty donned her white lab coat and opened her classroom door for her third grade budding scientists and engineers. They filed into the room and sat on the carpet in “presentation mode” with their legs crossed and hands in laps. As th…

On Oct. 29, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 to add "mutton busting" to the list of prohibited events in the county rodeo ordinance. Mutton busting is a rodeo event where young children ride on the backs of sheep – a ride that may last only seconds as the sheep try to tos…

The number of non-traditional students continues to increase as working adults look to gain valuable educational experience and those who skipped college after high school seek to increase their ability to earn. Recent high school graduates also often need to put their education on the backb…


Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC) has announced that Executive Director Scott Kenison will be leaving the organization in March 2020, according to a press release.


Livermore’s first Pride event brought almost 1,000 people of all ages to the four- hour celebration at the Shea Plaza in front of the Bankhead Theater.

Voters will decide early next year whether to approve or reject 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.

Neither Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory nor the Livermore campus of Sandia National Laboratories suffered power outages last week, the two labs reported.

On July 22, the Livermore K9 Foundation donated to the Livermore Police Department a check for $10,248 for the purchase of their newest K9: Drax, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois who is partnered with Officer Rob Leiva. Drax and Officer Leiva recently completed K9 training and are now working o…

The Livermore High School Premier Quartet greeted guests with classical music as they entered the gymnasium at Granada High School for the annual Reclassification Ceremony held on October 8.

On Oct. 12, Attorney Tony Bothwell told the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that "the government must be required to protect whistleblowers [who] have the courage to disclose practices that harm workers, the public, and the nation." Defending a nuclear weapons lab…

The City of Livermore is still tallying the cost of rebuilding its communications infrastructure following a disruptive ransomware attack that shut down phones, email and computers at city hall last month.

A referendum effort from a citizens’ group seeking to overturn a Livermore City Council agreement with a hotel developer gathered well over the number of signatures required to put the question before voters on a future ballot.

More than just a hashtag, the Third Annual Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce business awards was a celebration of what member businesses brought to Livermore. Chamber CEO-President Dawn Argula welcomed over 200 attendees to the Sept. 26 luncheon.