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Tri-Valley celebrating Pride 2021

Livermore Pride holds inaugural 'Pride Prom-ish'; every city flies LGBTQ+ flag for 1st time. After a long and often difficult year that has isolated and separated community members due to the coronavirus pandemic, LGBTQ+ Pride Month has offered local residents the opportunity to celebrate while also organizing and preparing for challenges that lay ahead.
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Becoming Bob Ross

Emmy-winning makeup artist transforms local actor into famous TV painter. When deceased television artist Bob Ross suddenly appeared in a commercial this spring painting one of his iconic scenes, viewers were taken aback. Was that really the beloved Bob Ross adding a bottle of Mountain Dew to the snowy panorama?
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What a Week: Goodbye, Mr. Thorne

Like many tied into Pleasanton social media circles, a May 28 post from the city's most-recent former mayor, Jerry Thorne, caught my eye: A photo with wife Kalee outside their house in town with a "Sold" sign announcing their forthcoming move to Arizona. "Bittersweet" was a word that came up...
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Celebrate Harry Potter at Livermore Library

The Livermore Public Library will celebrate its seventh annual Harry Potter Book Night from 6:30-8 p.m. next Thursday (June 24), a night of virtual fun themed around Diagon Alley. A free event kit is required to attend, available for pickup at any open branch of the Livermore Public Library while...
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Economic forecast mostly favorable for Pleasanton Unified

District officials hope Virtual Academy will help offset revenue loss from enrollment decline. Despite student enrollment taking a hit this last academic year, Pleasanton Unified School District's budget outlook has improved considerably after the COVID-19 pandemic first began, staff reported to the Board of Trustees last week. Recently declining case...
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Firehouse Arts Center reopening for shows

In-person shows are returning to the Firehouse Arts Center in downtown Pleasanton next weekend, opening with the musical duo Branden & James at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. next Saturday (June 26). Seating will be limited to 55 seats per show, in the 220-seat theater; social distancing will be in...
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Heat advisory issued for much of Bay Area

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory and an excessive heat warning Monday night for much of the Bay Area beginning Wednesday, with temperatures expected in the 90s and 100s. The heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. Wednesday through 9 p.m. Friday for the North Bay interior...
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Pleasanton: Author to speak on crafting characters and plot

Author Susanne Lakin will show writers how to map a character's transformation, at a free Tri-Valley Writers Zoom meeting at 2 p.m. this Saturday (June 19). The presentation, "Crafting Your Hero's Character Arc in Six Stages," will cover the interaction of character development and plot, how to progress from "persona to essence," what each stage must accomplish, and how the story's theme emerges through the character's evolution.