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2012-07-19 23:01:22

Fourth Annual Innovation Forum to focus on innovation and how to keep jobs in the United States. The prestigious panel to be moderated by Peter Burrows; senior writer for Bloomberg´s Business Week. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 The Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce and Innovation Tri-Valley have announced their Fourth Annual Innovation Forum. The event will be held at Casa Real in Pleasanton on July 26. It starts at 10:00 a.m. with an expo showcasing innovative businesses and...

2011-11-17 07:35:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This winegrowing season was the definition of "abnormal" - above average rainfall, the coolest growing season on record, and the latest harvest in memory. "It was very region specific, quality-wise," says La Rochelle winemaker Tom Stutz. "We brought in some very nice Pinot Noir from some vineyards but completely skipped others this vintage." La Rochelle is in a unique position to comment on conditions of the just completed California...

2011-09-13 07:35:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 wine grape harvest in Northern California's Livermore Valley appellation will be a bit later than normal this year, due in large part to a very wet, cool spring and summer. But the same conditions that have delayed the start of Crush have also combined to allow slow, gentle ripening of the region's Bordeaux varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon - fostering hopes for a very high-quality vintage. "Cult" Cabernet producer Steven...

2011-08-04 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for summer evenings spent on the porch with a glass of wine, Food Network and Wente Vineyards unveil entwine. A new California wine portfolio, entwine brings the joy of food and varietal flavors to new heights. A natural blend between two American food and wine pioneers, the collaboration between Food Network and world-class, family-owned California winery Wente Vineyards will inspire food lovers to dive into wine by bringing ease and...

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...

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By Times 1. San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival -- Head out to Treasure Island for the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the country. Watch the races, then enjoy cultural activities, live entertainment, dancing, the Dragon Land children's activity tent, arts and crafts and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Treasure Island, S.F, free, www.sfdragonboat.com. 2. Ninth annual Oktoberfest by the Bay -- Capture the spirit of Munich with German cuisine, beer and...