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2008-09-21 09:00:24

By Eric Louie LIVERMORE -- The running program at Rancho Las Positas Elementary School is one step closer to a new track after being recognized by the state for its efforts in promoting health.

2008-09-19 15:00:45

By Donna M. Perry LIVERMORE FALLS - SAD 36 Superintendent Terry Despres announced to school directors Thursday that the district and its partner, SAD 52, have been awarded a $425,118 federal grant to improve education opportunities.

2008-09-19 12:00:26

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.

2008-09-05 15:00:25

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.

2008-09-05 06:00:17

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.

2008-09-04 12:00:10

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.

2008-08-29 06:00:39

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.

2008-08-19 03:00:34

By Sheble, Nicholas A new machine can detect explosive, chemical, and biological agents all at the same time.

2008-08-15 06:00:35

In the past eight weeks 29 homeowners in Livermore and Pleasanton have installed solar electric systems through industry leading solar solutions provider REC Solar.

2008-08-01 06:00:22

By Denis Cuff


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.