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The Independent

Main Phone Number: 925-243-8000

Independent News

2250 First Street

Livermore, CA 94550

Hours of Operation:  Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. 


Aly Brown,


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Office Manager

Virginia R. Hoato 

Office: (925) 243-8000 

Cellular: (510) 305-3254


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Cellular:(209) 640-5329



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Doug Jorgensen

Office: (925) 243-8005



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Penny Werner,

Jorge Carmona,



Publisher: Joan Seppala

Associate Publisher: David Lowell, in memoriam

Editor: Janet Armantrout, in memoriam


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