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Livermore resident and world traveler Frank Rainer will talk about his five-week journey to the Antarctic for a session of the Armchair Travelers at the Livermore Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9.

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Inspired by the “Where’s Waldo” series of books, the Livermore Public Library will host a weekly scavenger hunt at the Springtown Branch Library, 998 Bluebell Drive, from Feb. 7 to May 25. 

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Concert pianist Daniel Glover will perform selections by Russian American composer Sergei Rachmaninoff during a benefit for the nonprofit Valley Concert Chorale at the First Presbyterian Church in Livermore, on Saturday, Feb. 18.

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The New York Quarterly Foundation (NYQ) has published a collection of poems by Connie Post, who served as Livermore’s first poet laureate from 2005 to 2009.

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The Livermore School of Dance  Ballet and Jazz Companies performed "Mary Poppins," a musical dance revue directed by Brittany Lee on Saturday, Jan. 21 and 22. The performances combined ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, contemporary lyrical and musical theater at the Livermore High School T…

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Livermore Valley Arts celebrated Lunar New Year, the Year of the Water Rabbit, with events at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore on Saturday, Jan. 21. The festivities included Tai Chi lessons and a presentation of traditional Chinese dance and instruments by Xiaopei Chinese Dance. 

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The Bankhead Theater in Livermore will host the George Bowen Master Guitar Summit on Wednesday, March 15, featuring such guitar-playing legends as Arlen Roth, Jim Soldi, Bill Kirchen, and Redd Volkaert.

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The Foothill High School girls’ soccer team tied with Monte Vista High School 1-1 on Jan. 12. The Falcons recorded their first tie of the season in the stalemate.

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Livermore Girl Scouts from Troop #33241 celebrated Earth Day early this year by decorating flowerpots. The finished containers were then planted with flowers and delivered by the girls to local seniors in the community. The girls also spent a portion of the day cleaning up trash in a nearby …

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The cast of “Something Rotten!” took the stage at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore on Jan. 14, performing the popular Tony nominated musical. Shows run now through Jan. 29. For ticket information, visit trivalleyrep.org. Photos - Doug Jorgensen

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The Livermore Police Department has assigned Officer Paul Warnke to the department’s Homeless Liaison Unit, which works with local nonprofit agencies to help connect the city’s unhoused population with services such as drug rehabilitation, shelter, and food.

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The Livermore Public Library will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with an Art of the African Diaspora display at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., and Black History Month Tiny Art Shows at each of the library branches.

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The community theater group Encore Players of Livermore will present the ancient Greek comedy “Lysistrata,” adapted for modern times by San Francisco playwright Will Huddleston, at the Bothwell Arts Center in Livermore the last weekend of January and the first weekend of February.

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The Livermore Warming Center opened on Dec. 17, 2022, as an overnight shelter for unhoused adult residents of Livermore, Pleasanton and Dublin. The warming center is open when overnight temperatures are forecasted at or below 45 degrees and/or a 20% chance or higher of rain is expected

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The Livermore Public Library and Livermore Area Recreation and Park District will offer an introductory program on birdwatching at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 4.

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All American cheerleaders from Granada High School Annabel Nicholson and Caroline McGinley, seen here in front of London’s Tower Bridge, performed in London’s New Year’s Day Parade after competing and winning the Varsity Cheer honor to fly across the pond and celebrate the New Year in the Un…

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The Livermore Public Library will conduct training for volunteers interested in becoming adult literacy tutors from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Monday, Jan. 23; Wednesday, Jan. 25; and Monday, Jan. 30.

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The Livermore High School boys’ basketball team lost its first league game of the season to De La Salle High School 64-21 on Jan. 6. The Cowboys dropped to 8-9 on the season with the loss.

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The Livermore-Amador Symphony (LAS), together with the East Bay Holocaust Education Center, will present “Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust” at three concerts on February 5, 6 and 7 at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. The Symphony, conducted by Lara Webber, will feature violinist L…

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The Livermore Public Library will celebrate National Haiku Writing Month in February by holding a Haiku Book Review Contest from Feb.1 – Feb. 28. The contest is open to participants of all ages. Registration is not necessary to participate.

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Community officials and local representatives gathered last week, Thursday, Jan. 5, to serve hot homemade soup, salad and garlic bread to guests at the Livermore Warming Center. Sponsored by the nonprofit organization One Nation Dream Makers, the team was led by Dublin Mayor Melissa Hernande…

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The Granada High School boys’ basketball team went 3-1 at the Damien Classic tournament in La Verne, California from Dec. 27 through Dec. 30. The Matadors made it to the tournament semifinals before losing to Cyprus High School from Magna, Utah.

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Livermore resident Glenn Stewart captured a stunning sunrise as it aligned behind a flowering pear tree during a recent morning walk in his neighborhood. (Photo - Glenn Stewart)

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Livermore Valley Arts is continuing a January packed with hits in the New Year with a taste of the Great White Way, right here in the Tri-Valley. From a comedy stacked with Broadway-level talents in Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom on Monday, January 23, to a …

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Human remains found Dec. 21 along the Arroyo Las Positas creek near Livermore were identified as a 60-year-old woman who went missing in November, Livermore police announced.

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One lucky biker enjoyed a ride through some suds last Thursday, Dec. 29, when he spotted a bubbly prank in the fountain in front of the Carnegie building in Livermore. No word on who is responsible for the soapy scandal.  (Photo - Glenn Stewart)

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The Livermore High School boys’ soccer team lost their game to Newark Memorial High School 2-1 on Dec. 29. The loss drops the Livermore Cowboys to 5-4 on the season.

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LIVERMORE – Livermore Area Parks and Recreation District (LAPRD) plans to begin construction of a paved pump track at Sunken Gardens Park in the spring of 2023.

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Heavy rains on New Year’s Eve flooded El Padro Drive between Canterbury Avenue and El Prado Park in front of Mendenhall School in Livermore. According to Public Works, the storm drains and pipes could not handle the volume of water flowing down the streets. (Photo - Glenn Stewart)