Services were held Sept. 11 in Danville at the ninth annual 9.11.01 Remembrance Ceremony held at the All Wars Memorial in Oak Hill Park and in Pleasanton at the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department.
If the deal is approved, the city would issue $9.2 million in certificates of participation -- essentially a 30-year mortgage -- to retire a significant portion of the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center's $22.2 million bond debt owed to the Bank of New York Mellon for the theater's construction in 2006, and take over ownership rights.
About 80 people, mostly residents living along Tesla Road, packed the Livermore Library on Monday to hear Alameda County officials and consultants present their preliminary recommendations for improving safety along the rural road. Many residents are critical of the study, saying it will only encourage more drivers to use the already congested road as an alternative to Interstate 580.
The North Pleasanton Rotary Club will hold its annual "Starry Night" evening gala, bringing together food, fun and fundraising for numerous local and international service projects. This year, the event's "Fund-a-Need" charity will be Agape Villages, a regional program that mobilizes community resources for disadvantaged children and their families.
This year's California Coastal Cleanup will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, and the East Bay Regional Park District will do its part. It's a great family activity -- an opportunity to show your kids the importance of maintaining and protecting the environment.
After a decade of planning, construction has begun on the $147.7 million East County Hall of Justice, a five-story courthouse with 13 courtrooms and a two-story county office building next to the Santa Rita Jail. When it opens in 2017, it will replace the Gale Schenone Hall of Justice in Pleasanton and the vacated Allen E. Broussard Justice Center in Oakland.
LivermoreLab names associate engineering directorLawrence Livermore Laboratory on Sept. 12 announced the hiring of Anantha Krishnan as its new associate director for engineering, concluding a nationwide search.
JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO/StaffGranada's McCandless second to noneGranada High cross country runner Megan McCandless is off to a fast start this season, as she captured the girls large school varsity race at the Ed Sias Invitational on Sept.
LIVERMORE -- The host Granada High football team earned its first win of the season, beating Golden Valley in a nonleague game. The Matadors (1-2) led the entire game, but really broke away in the second half, scoring 28 unanswered points in the third quarter.