RAY CHAVEZ/StaffOlson takes seventh at stateTyler Olson of the Livermore High cross country team finished an impressive seventh in the Division II boys race at the California Interscholastic Federation Championships in Fresno on Nov.
As we give thanks today for the many blessings in our lives, let's not forget our troops overseas. Despite the official ending of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than 50,000 Americans remain in the Mideast and Central Asia.
Local football players Johnny Millard and Tom Hemmingsen went out winners in their final collegiate games, as Millard (Foothill High) helped Cal Poly rout Northern Colorado and Hemmingsen (Monte Vista) helped UC Davis beat Sacramento State
I don't do well on boats. I should never have taken that glass bottom boat ride in Hawaii that time. There's nothing worse than looking down at fish swimming by while being rocked back and forth on a giant cradle.
Valley Humane SocietyCairo is ready to rule your heart. This 4-year-old feline considers himself king of Kitty City, and though he'd prefer more luxurious quarters, he loves his fleet of footmen (and women).
Heed emphatic 'periods' with much cautionRecently, there was an article in the Tri-Valley Times about the negotiations the United States and other countries are having with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program.
PLEASANTONGiving Tree cheers up those in holiday needThe Pleasanton Police Officers' Charitable Foundation's annual gift program gets underway Friday.Beginning Friday, visitors may stop by the Pleasanton police department offices, 4833 Bernal Ave.
Blake Bierwith ran for 141 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries as the California High football team beat San Ramon Valley for the second time this season; SRV's Marcus De la Pena had a huge final high school game with 171 yards rushing and two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving
HAYWARD -- Behind a 188-yard, two-touchdown rushing performance by Vince Volpatti, the host Vikings (9-3) defeated the Wildcats (8-4) and are headed to their first NCS championship football game in school history.
The Nov. 13 fundraiser for 2-year-old cancer patient Delaney Newton at Sauced in downtown Livermore was a huge success. The waiting time for seats was already 45 minutes, even though my family got there at 5 p.