Two Tri-Valley volunteer programs have received statewide recognition for their work to enhance and restore local creeks. The Tri-Valley Adopt a Creek Spot and Living Arroyos programs received Outstanding Sustainable Stormwater Program Awards from the California Stormwater Quality Association.
A student-led volunteer group has been fundraising and helping provide protective facemasks and face shields for medical professionals and Tri-Valley organizations.
The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group is highlighting its membership’s local initiatives to increase diversity, equity and inclusion on its website.
The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) published a press release on guidance for the arts community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tri-Valley voters must weigh in on three important tax measures in Alameda County: one that would fund libraries, law enforcement, code enforcement and land-use planning in unincorporated areas for the next 12 years; another to fund programs to help the homeless and mentally ill; and a third…
A contentious race for the Alameda County Board of Supervisors District 1 seat continues to heat up as both candidates file complaints against the other with the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC).
In a Rae Dorough Speaker Series presentation that will be livestreamed next Thursday, Oct. 29, a former senior advisor in the Clinton White House will discuss social and economic inequalities and how to remedy them.
East Bay Community Energy, a government-owned clean-energy agency, has awarded $10,000 each to 20 local charities and community service organizations and another $100,000 for workforce development efforts in Alameda County in its third round of COVID-19 relief grants.
The state recently announced that Alameda County is in the orange tier of the color-coded four-tier Blueprint for a Safer Economy because it has met the state’s metrics for the tier for at least two weeks.
OCT. 22 UPDATE: The City of Livermore’s Oct. 26 council meeting agenda, which was published Oct. 21, stated that the Eden Housing Development Agreement item has been removed.
As the 2020 general election draws nearer, candidates continue to disclose their campaign contributions through the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC).
Three candidates are in the running for the BART District 5 open seat – Mike Wallace, Steven Dunbar and incumbent John McPartland. District 5 covers Castro Valley, Cherryland, Dublin, Fairview, Hayward, Livermore, Pleasanton and Sunol.
As rents and house prices soar, Tri-Valley advocates for affordable housing called last week for the public's suggestions on what to do about it.
Rep. Eric Swalwell faces a challenge for his 15th Congressional District seat from political-upstart Alison Hayden, a Republican candidate with a background in finance and education, but no experience in an elected office.
Democratic State Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan received more than two-thirds of the vote in the March open primary race to keep her District 16 seat against sole Republican challenger Joseph Rubay.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has notified customers in targeted portions of 21 counties about a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) as early as Wednesday afternoon. Hot and dry conditions combined with expected high wind gusts pose an increased risk for damage to the …
The nonprofit Culinary Angels, which provides nutrient-rich meals for cancer patients in the Tri-Valley area using locally grown organic produce, will host a virtual celebrity cookoff and fundraising raffle on Saturday, Oct. 24.
As we near the month of October, when many families participate in fall gatherings and activities, Bay Area Health Officers have created guidelines for how to safely celebrate holidays such as Halloween and Dia de los Muertos.
Tri-Valley Citizens’ Climate Education invites the public to a candidates’ forum, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., to learn about and submit questions to some of the candidates running for local offices in the upcoming election.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) on Wednesday introduced the bipartisan Homicide Victims’ Families Rights Act of 2020, to give more rights to the families of homicide victims in federal cases.
The District 7 state senate race pits incumbent Democrat Steve Glazer, first elected five years ago, against a Republican newcomer, engineer Julie Mobley, who recently served on the Contra Costa County Grand Jury before entering politics.
Chris O’Brien of Save North Livermore Valley announced this week that Fremont Councilmember Vinnie Bacon and Dublin Mayor David Haubert have agreed to the following statement:
On Sept. 30, the state announced its COVID-19 health equity metric, which requires counties like ours to ensure that the testing positivity rates in their most disadvantaged neighborhoods, defined as the lowest quartile of the U.S. Census Healthy Places Index for California (HPI), are within…
Tri-Valley Television, Comcast Channel 30, will broadcast its various election interviews early next week. All qualified Tri-Valley mayoral, council and school board candidates were invited to speak. Please visit tv30.org on Tuesday, Oct. 6, to check the schedule. This is the only televised …
Axis Community Health will offer free online screenings of “Like,” a documentary that explores the impact of social media on individual lives, the brain, and society in general, beginning Oct. 21.
Eleven Northern California student activist groups will hold an online conference at 3 p.m., Sept. 27, to discuss racial justice, climate change, and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNCLE Credit Union, serving four counties in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley, is proud to announce that Charles Crohare has been appointed to lead the organization’s business banking initiatives.
When massive wildfires crept within a few miles of the main Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) campus in Livermore last month, an emergency response team established by the laboratory was called into action.
The continued heavy pressure on park agencies as an essential service and limited staffing coupled with the out of massive control fires in the west is not sustainable without a greater investment in public lands stewardship
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that transmission of the wild poliovirus has officially been stopped in all 47 countries of its African region.
Alameda County will wait at least two more weeks before deciding whether to allow additional sectors of the economy to reopen, although the county has moved into a lower-risk category under California’s four-tier, color-coded Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority has received an Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award for 2020 from the American Public Transportation Association.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is providing $675,000 to 37 food banks serving communities in PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California.
Bus stops along Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority’s Rapid Route 10R in Pleasanton will receive a facelift in the coming months with the installation of new passenger shelters and other amenities.
Families were thrilled the Niles Canyon Railway reopened last weekend. Trains ran between Sunol and Niles on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 and 13. Officials reported tickets sold out for both days. (Video - Doug Jorgensen)
Tom Burnett Drive was decorated last week in honor of the man who was chief operating officer of Pleasanton's Thoratec Corporation. Burnett was a passenger on United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked as part of the 9/11 attacks. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)