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News - September 16, 2022

News Digest: ACE bracing for service impacts | State of the Tri-Valley | LARPD commission opening

by Pleasanton Weekly staff

ACE service impacts

Major commuter railroad lines running through the Tri-Valley were on track to see service interruptions by the end of the week, as of press time Wednesday, due to the railroad worker labor negotiations making headlines nationwide.

A service alert issued from the Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) on Tuesday afternoon updated users on the status of its routes. With national railroad work stoppage, many routes are to be suspended, impacting passengers from Stockton to San Jose on ACE including through the Tri-Valley.

"There has not yet been an agreement between the freight railroads and the employee unions," said David Lapari, marketing manager of ACE. "We are working closely with Union Pacific to address the impact of a strike on operations and will continue to keep our passengers informed as this situation develops."

For updated ACE service information, visit acerail.com.

State of the Tri-Valley

The San Francisco Business Times and Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group's 2022 State of the Tri-Valley is scheduled to be held later this month and feature a presentation with business leader, author and Tri-Valley resident James D. White about his recent book "Anti-Racist Leadership: How to Transform Corporate Culture in a Race-Conscious World".

"White is best known for taking the helm of what was a regional smoothie franchise and turning it into the global lifestyle brand, Jamba Inc.," organizer said while also acknowledging White's work as board chair for the Honest Company and as executive chair for Pleasanton startup Air Protein.

The State of the Tri-Valley will be held on Sept. 27 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Roundhouse Market and Conference Center, Bishop Ranch in San Ramon. The event will also feature panel discussions and a networking reception. Visit innovationtrivalley.org.

LARPD recruitment

The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District Board of Directors is seeking applicants for a four-year volunteer position on the district's Personnel Commission.

The commission advises the elected board on district personal policies as well as "provides guidance as to the personnel related trends in the employment marketplace, hears appeals of disciplinary actions, and makes recommendations to the board," officials said.

The deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 30. Call human resources office Michelle Kleman at 925-373-5705.

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