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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.

The Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority hosted a public meeting in Livermore on May 22 to inform residents about the Valley Link project, and to provide an opportunity for the public to share their thoughts and suggestions.

The 2019 EveryOne Counts!, the biennial point-in-time count for Alameda County, found a total of 8,022 people experiencing homelessness countywide, including 1,710 sheltered and 6,312 unsheltered. This represents a dramatic overall increase of 43 percent compared to the last count in 2017, a…

Alameda County continued to thrive from visitor spending in 2018. Visit California’s latest economic impact report demonstrates visitor spending reached $4.3 billion and supported 30,700 jobs in Alameda County, a 4 percent boost from last year, equivalent to a $153 million increase. This gro…

The Newsom Administration officially ended plans to build the Twin Tunnels, a river water bypass 40 miles around the Delta. However, it still wants to build one of the tunnels.

Livermore Indivisible will host speaker Tim Dupuis, Alameda County Registrar of Voters Director, at the Livermore Civic Center Library Community Room on Thursday, May 16, from 6:30-8:30 PM. With the primaries and 2020 election nearing, Dupuis will address any confusion community members may …

SB 50, a controversial housing measure, cleared the State Senate Housing Committee on April 2. Tri-Valley cities have all voiced opposition to what they see as an attempt to erode local control over development.

Alameda County wants to modify its policy regarding South Livermore Valley Area Plan (SLVAP) bed and breakfast construction. The goal is to encourage the development of more B&B’s.

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A Joint Legislative Town Hall on March 12 offered citizens the opportunity to hear firsthand what Senator Steve Glazer and Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan are working on, and to ask questions. The meeting also allowed the representatives to learn what is important to their constituents. T…

Weighing in as the Tri-Valley Chamber of Commerce Alliance, the Danville, Dublin, Livermore Valley, Pleasanton and San Ramon Chambers of Commerce officially announced support for Valley Link, a future rail line connecting the San Joaquin Valley with the Bay Area Regional Transit (BART) syste…