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"Antarctica 6"
On a cruise ship in Antarctica. Left to right: Bruce and Barbara McLeod, Bev and Dave Naegle, Susan and Scott Nelson. Yes, it's cold there, even in their "summer". Submitted by Barbara McLeod (sent from account of Scott an on Feb 23, 2017

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Enjoy 'Vineyard Vibes' -- Virtual concert series to feature local musicians
In an effort to help Tri-Valley arts survive the pandemic, Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center is launching a series of virtual Sunday evening concerts, "Vineyard Vibes," each beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, 4:31 PM

#ArtForGeorgeFloyd project
Chabot College instructor Dee Dee Stephens and her colleague Courtney Lloyd have established a virtual protest called the #ArtForGeorgeFloyd project for performing artists to engage in the fight for racial equality. Sunday, 3:03 PM | 1 comments

Pleasanton native helps program film fest 2020
Pleasanton native Jillian Corsie helped to program the Hollywood-based Salute Your Shorts Film Festival for the 2020 season, which takes place this Friday through Aug. 29, and this year local residents can tune in. Wednesday, 4:53 PM

Las Positas College to air virtual production of 'Romeo and Juliet'
Las Positas College Department of Theater Arts is doing a digital retelling of Shakespeare's classic play "Romeo and Juliet" during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tuesday, 10:34 PM

New Pleasanton Eagle Scout Owen Mello
Owen Mello, an incoming junior at Foothill High School, has completed the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout, but due to COVID-19, his Court of Honor will be a private celebration with family and a few close friends. Tuesday, 10:28 PM | 1 comments

Patrons leave generous gift to Bankhead Theater
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center has announced a substantial legacy gift from the estate of longtime patrons Jene and Isabelle Dupzyk, who left a home they owned in Livermore to the organization. Friday, 2:07 PM

Metallica drive-in concert being broadcast on screen at Pleasanton fairgrounds
Legendary rock band Metallica will be the latest act to perform virtually at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, with the Bay Area rockers joining the Encore Drive-In Nights series on Aug. 29. Friday, 2:06 PM

Danville: Enjoy 'Virtual Gene' while Tao House is closed
Hikers in Las Trampas Regional Wilderness are welcome to enjoy the outskirts of the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site, but otherwise the Tao House is available only online as visits are canceled due to the shelter-in-place order. Monday, 6:05 PM

Pleasanton: 4-H Cake Booth goes virtual
This year, fans of 4-H have a chance to support its cake booth -- without the calories. Monday, 5:03 PM

Young authors win fair competition
Five young Alameda County authors, including one from Pleasanton, were winners in this year's Alameda County Fair competition, with monetary awards coming from Tri-Valley Writers. Sunday, 6:57 PM

Livermore Valley Uncorked winners announced
Last year the Livermore Valley Uncorked event in April to celebrate the wine country with the Tri-Valley Conservancy was sold out, with 360 wine lovers attending. Thursday, 4:36 PM

Dublin author pens 'Tessa Teaches Kindness'
Sierra Crislip, Dublin author of "Weird Girl with a Tumor," has launched a new book she wrote and illustrated, "Tessa Teaches Kindness," which shares through the eyes of a child her experiences of having a brain tumor and epilepsy... Monday, 6:05 PM

'Wandering Roots' online for Livermore gallery
Artist Judith Kunzle's "Let's Go There" and "May Rain" are among her works in the current virtual exhibit by the Bankhead Gallery available for viewing online. Thursday, 7:58 PM

Las Positas College launches new film studies major
Las Positas College in Livermore will introduce a film studies program alongside an Associate of Arts degree or Certificate of Achievement in the field this fall. Tuesday, 9:09 PM

'Death in the Holler' -- Livermore author's new whodunit
Looking for change of scenery? Consider a trip to Kentucky to solve the "Death in the Holler" along with Game Warden Luke Ryder & Sheriff Jim Pike. The mystery novel, written by John G. Bluck of Livermore, is being released on Monday. Sunday, 4:15 PM


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