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By Eric Louie LIVERMORE -- The Livermore teachers union rallied at school district offices Wednesday afternoon over what have been contentious contract negotiations on pay and benefits.
By Donna M. Perry JAY - The School Committee voted unanimously Thursday to increase substitute teacher pay by $5 a day, effective immediately. The new rate is $55 a day for a substitute with no college degree, $60 for a two-plus-year degree, and $65 for a bachelor's degree.
By Eric Louie The number of Tri-Valley schools failing to meet federal student achievement requirements is holding steady, but several have fallen further behind this year, according to the state Accountability Progress Report released Thursday.
By Amy Moellering Fifth-grader Aubrey Krieger has been interested in science ever since she started a rock collection as a toddler. Her mother, Lainie, says Aubrey quickly moved on to mixing kitchen concoctions and science experiments.
By Margot Abbott VALLEY TIMES I HOPE YOU ENJOYED and are enjoying the real-life drama of the Olympics and the two conventions. Speechifying is an old, old American art form that has taken it on the chin in recent times.
By Sheble, Nicholas A new machine can detect explosive, chemical, and biological agents all at the same time.
In the past eight weeks 29 homeowners in Livermore and Pleasanton have installed solar electric systems through industry leading solar solutions provider REC Solar.
By Denis Cuff
By Pat Craig, The Oakland Tribune, Calif. Jul. 14--Wild laughter launched Livermore Shakespeare Festival's opening night in its plush new digs at Concannon Vineyards.
By Pat Craig, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul.
- A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.