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2010-01-26 12:10:00

new research by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists shows that diamond becomes even stronger during rapid compression.

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2010-01-25 09:06:05

Leafy greens can prevent the ill-effects of toxins in foods like peanut butter.

2009-07-20 12:53:09

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in California could face fines and penalties over its use of the hazardous material beryllium, a federal official says. John Belluardo, a spokesman for the National Nuclear Security Administration, said the enforcement actions could come about if the federal agency determines the lab in Livermore, Calif., violated Energy Department regulations, the Contra Costa Times said Monday. Belluardo said preliminary findings by his agency determined the Lawrence...

2009-05-29 15:14:45

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2009-05-21 13:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 21, 2009, the Law Firm of Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer filed an age discrimination lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court Case Number 09453596 on behalf of 130 former employees against Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) , the private company co-owned by Bechtel and the University of California that operates the Lawrence Livermore National Lab. On May 22 and 23, 2008, LLNS laid off approximately 440 employees,...

2009-04-27 14:02:00

Livermore High School Will Compete in the National Award Competition and Attend Award Ceremony in Washington, D.C. SAN FRANCISCO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jefferson Awards/Deloitte Youth Service Initiative (YSI), a program created in collaboration with Deloitte to pass the tradition of volunteerism along to our youth and help double volunteerism in America's high schools, has named Livermore High School in Livermore, California, the Regional Role Model High School for the 2008-2009...

2009-03-24 08:53:32

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2008-10-14 00:00:40

By Anonymous Information for the Community Calendar must be submitted two weeks in advance. News releases may be sent to vtletters@bayareanewsgroup.com or faxed to 925-847-2189. For details, call 925-847-2111. Oct. 14 Meet the Candidate -- 6-8 p.m.

2008-10-14 00:00:29

By Elizabeth Pfeffer/ LIVERMORE -- The team behind the buzzed-about human rights documentary "Tapestries of Hope" is throwing a music, food and wine- packed benefit to fund postproduction of their film about sexual abuse of girls in Africa.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]