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2009-03-24 08:53:32

U.S. biologists say some deep-sea corals off the Hawaiian coast are much older than once believed and might be the oldest living marine organisms. Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Stanford University and the University of California-Santa Cruz used radiocarbon dating to determine the age of the coral. They discovered the Geradia sp., or gold coral, specimens were 2,740 years old and Leiopathes sp., or black coral, specimens were 4,270 years old -- the oldest living...

2009-02-03 12:46:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 4, 2009, the Law Firm of Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer filed Complaints of Discrimination on behalf of 100 clients 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, for age discrimination in massive layoffs that took place last year. The complaints were filed with the California Department...

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. Meet Marianne Bordogna, who is challenging the three incumbents for a seat on the Danville Town Council, and share your ideas and opinions on town policies. The reception will feature wines poured by Thomas Halby. The Vine at Bridges, 480...

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. Filmmaker Michealene Cristini Risley of Palo Alto is determined to finish editing by Oct. 31, in time to meet the Sundance Film Festival's submission deadline, she said. The film focuses on the Girl Child Project in Zimbabwe, which works to combat the...

2008-10-11 06:00:20

By Eric Louie While Livermore school officials and teachers fight over a contract, voters are pondering who among two incumbents and two union-supported candidates should get the two open school board steats. Other issues facing the district include a parcel tax measure on the Nov. 4 ballot and an achievement gap to address. The incumbents are Bill Morrison, 57, a real estate broker who teaches at the University of Phoenix, and Tom McLaughlin, 77, a retired public school teacher....

2008-10-09 21:00:27

By Margot Abbott VALLEY TIMES TO COMPLETE ITS TRANSFORMATION from Pleasanton Playhouse to Tri- Valley Repertory Theatre, the company will begin its new season with the international hit show, "Miss Saigon." Created by the same team that brought us "Les Miserables," -- Alain Boublil and Claude-Michael Schonberg along with Richard Maltby Jr. --"Miss Saigon" is a new take on Puccini's opera, "Madama Butterfly." On Broadway and the West End, the show was staged with a cast of hundreds, huge...

2008-10-03 06:00:10

By Margot Abbott VALLEY TIMES DANIEL GLOVER, the longtime accompanist for Valley Concert Chorale, a solo artist who has performed all over the world, will perform for the benefit of the chorale at a piano recital Saturday. Here's what the San Jose Mercury News had to say about him: "Glover is an incisive, exciting, and apparently tireless player..." And the San Francisco Classical Voice raved: "brilliant, tender, whimsical, sparkling"...Glover brought everything together into a...

2008-10-02 21:00:23

By Anonymous Las Positas Community College -- "Organizing Your Office: More Time and Profit," 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11. 3303 Collier Canyon Road, Livermore. $104. 510-528-4950, Eve@Organizer-Extraordinaire.com, laspositas.augusoft.net/ index.cfm?fuseaction=1011&CategoryID=5&SubCategoryID=19. (c) 2008 Oakland Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-02 21:00:14

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP TODAY Oct. 3 Musical adaptation 'Pinocchio' -- 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. matinees on Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 3-5 and 10- 12. This award-winning musical is based on the book by Carlo Collodi. It is a musical adaptation of the classic tale of the wooden puppet who yearns to become a real boy. Front row Theater, 17011 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon. Tickets are $16 adults; $13 children and seniors; $11 matinees for all seats. Call 925-973-3200 or...

2008-10-02 21:00:00

By Ned McKay Visitors to Brushy Peak Regional Preserve near Livermore can now hike a new loop trail through the preserve, thanks in part to the work of about 100 volunteers from Volunteers for Outdoor California. The volunteers spent the weekend of Sept. 13 and 14 helping to finish a mile-and-a-half of trail that makes the formerly dead-end Brushy Peak Trail into a loop. The new trail does not go to the top of Brushy Peak itself, but it takes you up to a shady spot with spectacular views...


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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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