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Inflation is soaring across the board
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Chandrama Anderson Couple's Net
by Chandrama Anderson
“Attached.” by Amir Levine, MD, and Rachel S.F. Heller, MA
Dec 2, 2021 | 1 comment

Elizabeth LaScala Doing College
by Elizabeth LaScala
The Prestige Factor
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John A. Barry and Bill Carmel Art Space
by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel
But Is It Art?
Apr 26, 2021 | 1 comment


 
 
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Celebrating Halloween, the black and orange reaching the World Series, and greatness of Brian Wilson, the amazing Giants closer. Submitted by GO GIANTS! on Oct 28, 2010

 
 
A&E Features

Young San Ramon Valley artists to display work in 'Impressions of Light'
More than a century after the rise of the French impressionists, local residents will be getting a crash course on the legacy of this movement, and its relevance to the present day, in an upcoming art exhibit in Danville. Thursday, 10:53 AM

Holiday Happenings 2021: Events help Tri-Valley community celebrate the season
This long Thanksgiving weekend ushers in the winter holiday season for people in the Tri-Valley. Here's our recap of special events for the holidays in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon and Danville now through New Year's Day. Friday, 11:32 AM

Tri-Valley author's crime and sci-fi stories make for a good read
Livermore writer John G. Bluck has released his latest short story volume, 'Florida Grand Theft & Other Tales,' with the same gutsy characters that pleased fans in his previous works. Friday, 4:00 PM

Staying Healthy: Tri-Valley author sees work-life harmony as a 'three-legged stool'
A study in selflessness, Reena Gupta's work has centered on helping others, and her personal life has been deeply affected by a strongly communal household and close family ties. However, Gupta does not advocate self-abdication. Sunday, 11:58 AM

'Lifetime' of inspiration: Pleasanton's Lauryn Marie releases new collection of songs
Lauryn Marie left last fall to attend college in Nashville, where she is majoring in songwriting and minoring in music business. She has just released her second EP, "Lifetime," a collection of five songs she wrote in her freshman year Thursday, 4:23 PM

California rugged: Diablo Range runs 150 miles down the state's center but is still little acknowledged
A mention of the Diablo Range in the Tri-Valley is likely to draw the response: 'What range? Do you mean Mount Diablo?' The range runs from the Carquinez Strait south through 12 counties for a total of 150 miles to the Antelope Valley. Sunday, 4:15 PM

Seniors Series: Film icons come to life for 2022 calendar
Cossette Sun, 83, had long been a fan of Audrey Hepburn, so when the call went out to Stoneridge Creek residents to portray Hollywood icons for a 2022 calendar, she was game. Friday, 1:44 PM

Valley Views: Movie theaters, where wrinkles loom large
I found it invigorating to see actresses I had watched for decades advancing into their mature lives alongside me. But the wrinkles! I've been enjoying movies on small screens at home so to see those lovely faces magnified was a shock. Sunday, 10:53 AM

Becoming Bob Ross: Emmy-winning makeup artist transforms local actor into famous TV painter
When late TV artist Bob Ross suddenly appeared in a Mountain Dew commercial this spring painting one of his iconic scenes, viewers were taken aback. He's actually portrayed by (a transformed) Bryan Mazzarello, who is from Pleasanton. Thursday, 2:14 PM

Valley Views: Alamo, prehistory to now
I poured over a new book, 'Historic Tales of Alamo, California' by Beverly Lane with Sharon Burke, which answered questions I'd had since buying a house off Livorna Road in 1981. For instance, where did the name Livorna Road come from? Sunday, 6:56 PM

Staying Healthy: Biking on Mount Diablo
Whether it's road cycling or mountain biking, Mount Diablo serves as a premier destination for bike riders both locally and throughout the Bay Area -- particularly among residents seeking outdoor refuge during the coronavirus pandemic. Friday, 2:33 PM

Danville students take second and third in DeSaulnier's Congressional Art Competition
Danville high school students Menglin Cai and Kaitlyn Yasumura received runner-up and second runner-up honors, respectively, in the Congressional Art Competition of California's 11th District. Sunday, 12:49 PM

Student filmmakers recognized at 'Be Reel!' video awards
A collection of aspiring young filmmakers from the San Ramon Valley were honored during the San Ramon Valley Street Smarts virtual “Be Reel!" video contest awards ceremony last week. Sunday, 2:37 PM

Eugene O'Neill Foundation announces 2021 Travis Bogard Fellows
Five artists have used the turbulent times to find inspiration and hone their crafts, efforts that have been rewarded by being selected for the Eugene O'Neill Foundation's prestigious Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Program. Friday, 10:51 AM

Pleasanton actress stars in new film, 'It's What's on the Inside'
'My character's inner struggle with her mental health and self-isolation is on full display in this film, and my hope is that it validates anyone going through similar struggles because they're not alone and there is hope,' she said. Sunday, 6:33 PM

 

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