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At their Oct. 9 meeting, the Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority Board approved the Project Feasibility Report for Valley Link, a rail service envisioned to conveniently connect San Joaquin Valley communities and Livermore with the Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station, includin…

Former White House counsel John Dean didn’t mince words when comparing his former boss, Richard Nixon, with Donald Trump. “I think that this president is going to make Richard Nixon look like a choir boy” said Dean, a key figure in the Watergate coverup that brought down Nixon’s presidency in 1974.

Tourists to the Tri-Valley spent more in 2018 than they did the previous year; 51 tour operators in China selling the Tri-Valley produced just under 7,300 room nights and generated about $2.38 million in media coverage.

Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) recently introduced the Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act to help the United States develop the technical expertise and production capabilities to assure a long-term, secure and sustainable supply of energy critical elements (ECEs).

As the Tri-Valley continues its ascendancy as a technology and innovation powerhouse, Lenny Mendonca, the Governor’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor, served as the keynote speaker at the Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group luncheon on Sept. 23, inspiring new ideas about housing, inclu…

The Dublin Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2019 State of the District Luncheon with Supervisor Scott Haggerty on Thursday, Oct. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Shannon Community Center,

Wearing his emerald-green kurta pajama and turban, Mohammed Rizwan Dad Khan Mandozai wants to show pride in his Indian heritage and Muslim traditions. But the glances and whispers the Las Positas College student notices tell him others might see something different.

Valley Link is asking Faster Bay Area for money to improve rail service and speed up traffic along I-580.

The Alameda County Arts Commission are recognizing six individuals for their achievements and contributions impacting the arts community and residents of Alameda County with a ceremony on Oct. 1.

As the Tri-Valley continues its ascendance as a technology and innovation powerhouse, Lenny Mendonca, the Governor's Chief Economic and Business Advisor, will serve as the keynote speaker at a lunch, inspiring new ideas about housing, inclusion, and how to sustain economic growth in the future.

The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC) announced the launch of the new Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) Saturday Service beginning Sept. 7, 2019.

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting grant applications for its Biologically Integrated Farming Systems (BIFS) Program and its Proactive Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Solutions Program, administered by the Office of Pesticide Consultation and Analysis (OPCA).

With the support of the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC), Arthur L. Dao, executive director and chief executive officer of the organization, will retire in December 2019, after more than 33 years in the transportation industry. Dao’s career has included infrastructure d…

The East Bay Regional Park District has published a 10-year report on its Measure WW local grant program. The report showcases the many local park and recreation projects throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties funded by the Park District.

The public and Zone 7 Water Agency will learn about a potential delay, perhaps of many years, before two gravel pit lakes will be turned over to Zone 7 at its 920-acre Eliot Quarry on Livermore’s west side.

The Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce Keynote speaker Micah Weinberg, Ph.D., who also spoke at a Chamber luncheon last year, addressed the State of the Economy, stressing the need for connectivity between California’s diverse regions.

Homelessness in Alameda County has increased by 43% over the past two years, according to data gathered by volunteers on Jan. 31 in the county.

Gerry Beaudin, Pleasanton’s community development director, has been appointed to serve as assistant city manager for the city of Alameda. During Gerry’s four years of service with Pleasanton, he has led numerous community projects, including updating the Downtown Specific Plan, construction…

Four scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have been selected for the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on scientists and engineers who are early in their career…

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Alameda County Transportation Commission by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ended June…

Cities have been meeting with the Alameda County Emergency Response office, and will be communicating with each other about problems that the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutdowns would cause in the Valley.

The impacts of climate change on water use and how the state can address them represent a significant change in the new 5-year update of the California Water Plan.

Interested in Alameda County government operations? The Alameda County Citizens Academy is a free, six-session interactive program held in the evenings that provides insight into the County’s Vision, services, operations, and engagement in County communities. The Academy is open to anyone wh…

Valley Link, the new rail line being planned to run between cities in San Joaquin County and locations in the Valley that will link to the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station, is definitely feasible, according to a report posted on the website of the Tri-Valley/ San Joaquin County Regional R…

State Senator Bob Wieckowski announced that he will be running for Alameda County Supervisor, District 1. The District includes Dublin, Livermore, most of the City of Fremont, a portion of the unincorporated community of Sunol, and most of the unincorporated area of Livermore-Amador Valley. …

Sen. Steven Glazer applauded passage of a new state budget on June 13 that provides record funding for schools and universities, and makes key investments to fight homelessness and make health insurance more affordable.

According to speakers at a Livermore Immigration Forum, many immigrants end up in the U.S. because they are escaping warfare and religious persecution. In many cases this is due to U.S. intervention in their country.