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Tri-Valley A&E: Russian Ballet bringing 'Swan Lake' to Livermore

Performance to be 'true to the original version as possible' 
The FBI, state Attorney General Kamala Harris and the county grand jury should investigate. County voters deserve to know what happened and whether Supervisors Karen Mitchoff of Concord and Mary Piepho of Discovery Bay are fit to continue holding office  
During the quarterly event, town staff updated residents on this year's upcoming projects.  
Tune in Thursday to "American Idol'' to see a familiar face. Adam Lasher, who grew up in Alamo and Danville, will be among those auditioning.After graduating from San Ramon Valley High in 2005, this talented musician made his way down the coast and since then has made a living solely with his music.  
The district has about 370 seasonal full-time and part-time paid jobs available, ideal for students. Positions include lifeguards, recreation leaders, park workers and interpretive student aides.  
eventsTHROUGH FEB. 21 Watercolor Exhibition -- 6 to 8 p.m. Artists from California and beyond with a variety of styles and types of water media are represented.  
No pay hike for supervisors is a good thingI cannot begin to express my relief to see that the 33 percent pay raise that four out of five of our county supervisors were requesting has been rescinded.  
Valleycaremedical centerPatricia and Constantine Karkazis, Livermore, Dec. 6, girl.Rosita Soto-Ramirez and Alberto Cruz, Livermore, Dec. 13, boy.Ritv and Rahul Arora, Danville, Dec.  
It was Saturday morning and the whole family was off to the derby races! No, not the Kentucky Derby. Nothing to do with NASCAR. We were off to the Pinewood Derby races at Greenbrook Elementary School to watch our grandkids race blocks of wood.  
Valley Humane SocietyHave a royal good time with Duke. A majestic Lab/Rottweiler mix, 4-year-old Duke has excellent manners and leads a very dignified procession.  
(Anna Marie Dos Remedios)
Wine: Idle Hour Winery, near Yosemite

Tucked away near Yosemite's southern gate, Anna Marie dos Remedios' Idle Hour Winery makes viognier, pinot noir and tempranillo. 
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.