The kind of friendship that only dogs can bring to people has helped Pleasanton Unified School District students find it easier to learn their lessons.
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.
The Tri-Valley Anti-Poverty Collaborative (TVAPC) announced a breakfast meeting to discuss affordable housing in the Tri-Valley on Thursday, Oct. 24. The meeting will be held at Hub 925 at 5341 Owens Court in Pleasanton from 7:30 to 10 a.m.
Kaiser Permanente management and a coalition of three health care worker unions reached tentative contract agreement before a seven-day strike planned for Oct. 14.
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…
Kaiser unions are preparing to conduct a possible seven-day strike at the private, nonprofit’s medical facilities beginning Oct. 14.
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,
Two nonprofits that work together to grow organic produce and feed nutritious meals to those in need in the Tri-Valley raised more than $160,000 this month.
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.
California has become the third U.S. state, after New Jersey and Hawaii, to pass legislation banning the use of wild and exotic animals in circuses, according to an Animal Defenders International (ADI) press release.
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 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 California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) welcomed Marybel Batjer as President following her oath of office ceremony on August 16. Governor Gavin Newsom announced Batjer’s appointment on July 12.
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 legislature is eyeing new research from a University of California, Berkeley think tank. It shows lowering fees for housing developers might increase the number of homes being built.
Since Gov. Gavin Newsom scrapped former Gov. Jerry Brown’s twin tunnels plan earlier this year and reduced it to a single tunnel, the state is starting to work out the nuts and bolts of the new approach.
Water shortfalls are expected to become more frequent in the next 20 years, Tri-Valley Water Liaison Committee members heard during their July 24 meeting.
Students from around the Tri-Valley are partnering with the Go Green Initiative and the Citizens Climate Lobby to host a summit that empowers young people to take action against climate change.
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.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Chairman of the Intelligence Modernization and Readiness Subcommittee, succeeded in including measures on education, parental leave, and Russian influence campaigns in this year’s bipartisan Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA), which the House approved on a 397-31 vote.
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.
If PG&E shuts down power as part of its plan to prevent fires in northern California, the water will keep flowing in the Valley, thanks to Zone 7 Water Agency’s preparations.
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…
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors on Friday approved a $3.5 billion budget for FY 2019-20 that is balanced and closes a $60.4 million funding gap without significant reductions to services or staff.
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.