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.

On Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the district attorney’s office will participate in the 19th Drug Take Back Day. 

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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.

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.

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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 …

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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.

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.

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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…

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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 on Tuesday, Oct. 6, to check the schedule. This is the only televised …

The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority will resume charging fares for all Wheels, Rapid and Dial-a-Ride paratransit services beginning today (Oct. 1).

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company is changing the way it notifies customers when power may be shut off during severe weather to prevent wildfires.

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.

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

Earlier this month, Bay Area leaders shared personal stories via Zoom during a forum on race and racism sponsored by the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance (TVNA).

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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.

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The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority has received an Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award for 2020 from the American Public Transportation Association.

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.