Bay Area Women Soccer Players In Paraguay Use Fútbol To Uplift Entire CommunitiesYoung women from the Bay Area who have been spreading the gospel of soccer, education and empowerment to girls in poverty-stricken villages in South America are seeing the fruits of their labor multiply in unexpected ways.
Brush Fire Burns Southeast Of LivermoreA brush fire in a remote area southwest of Livermore was sending up large columns of smoke visible from miles away, fire officials said.
Livermore Bans Flavored Tobacco Sales, Enacts School Buffer Zone For RetailersThe Livermore City Council unanimously voted Monday night to ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products and electronic delivery devices citywide and introduce a 1,000-foot buffer zone between tobacco retailers and sites like schools and libraries.
Livermore Considering Ban On Flavored Tobacco, E-Cigarette SalesThe Livermore City Council on Monday night will consider the addition of a new ordinance to ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products and electronic delivery devices in the city while introducing a 1,000-foot buffer zone between tobacco retailers and sites like schools and libraries.
Recent Drownings At Lake Del Valle Prompt Advisory To Boaters, SwimmersTwo deaths by drowning in less than a week at Lake Del Valle Regional Recreation Area in Livermore have prompted the East Bay Regional Park District to issue a warning to visitors on being water safe.
Gas Leak Discovered Near Livermore: ACE Trains Still Not RunningRail traffic across the Altamont Pass in unincorporated Alameda County was stopped early Thursday after a possible gas leak was reported in Livermore, according to Union Pacific Railroad and PG&E officials.
Boater Who Drowned In Lake Del Valle Believed To Be Pro Jockey Shawn SpikesCrews Wednesday morning retrieved the body of a missing boater from Lake Del Valle in Livermore, officials confirmed.
Lanes Reopen After Big-Rig Accident On Eastbound I-580 In LivermoreAuthorities have reopened all eastbound lanes of I-580 in Livermore after an accident involving two big-rigs snarled traffic for several hours, according to CHP.
Livermore Rodeo Draws Hundreds On Hot DayA sea of cowboy boots and hats streamed out of the Livermore Rodeo Sunday evening during a day that saw thermometers hit 93 degrees.
Livermore Couple Claims Roundup Weed Killer Caused Both To Develop CancerA jury will begin deliberating Thursday in the case of a Livermore husband and wife who claim that Monsanto Co.'s Roundup herbicide caused both of them to develop cancer.
Former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher Has DiedFormer long-time East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, who represented the Livermore area and served as a University of California Regent, has died, according to her family. She was 67.
Wet Winter Set Stage For Spike In Bay Area Mosquito PopulationBlame the wet weather in the Bay Area during the past winter for creating an almost perfect storm for mosquitoes.
Livermore Priest Accused Of Sexual Assault Had Prior AccusationsA Catholic priest accused of sexual assault in the East Bay also has some serious allegations from his past.
Livermore Restaurant Patrons Possibly Exposed To MeaslesAlameda County health officials are urging people who were at a Livermore restaurant Saturday night and are more at risk of contracting measles to get in touch with their doctor no later than Friday.
Big-Rig Fire Leads To Nightmare Commute On Altamont PassA severe traffic alert has been issued for Interstate 580 at the Altamont Pass Tuesday morning after a big-rig caught fire, prompting lane closures.