• "We were afraid three dogs would be too much, but they got along so well, and we ended up falling in love with him," Krista Olson said. "Our little man had already found a permanent residence in our hearts," husband Tony Olson added.
    Created: 5/25/2016 3:23:08 PM
  • Valley Humane SocietyShe's sweet and petite, but Blossom is no wallflower! A lively tabby nearly 2 years old, Blossom is drawn to people like bees to nectar and will buzz about nearby wherever you are.
    Created: 5/25/2016 3:21:53 PM
  • Nora Wagner, the Blackhawk Museum's programs director, teaches guides to provide guests a great show.
    Created: 5/25/2016 3:17:53 PM
  • The Young People's Symphony Orchestra is wrapping up its regular concert season in style with a pops concert at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Ascension in the Oakland hills on June 12.
    The show will feature the talents of three soloists, as well as popular compositions by Leonard Bernstein, Sergei Rachmaninoff, John Philip Sousa and Johann Strauss II.
    Created: 5/25/2016 1:43:05 PM
  • Although Marcia Powers has backpacked the California portion twice, in 2007 and 2014, she has only hiked the entire 2,650-mile trek once before, in 2000, with her husband of 48 years, Ken. I spoke with them both via cell phone two days before her departure; she was packed and ready near the Mexican border.
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:50:40 PM
  • Homeowners from anywhere in the Bay Area will be able to drive in and fill up tanks, bottles and other containers with highly treated wastewater from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the fill station located at the Dublin Public Safety Complex, 6363 Clark Ave., Dublin.
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:50:17 PM
  • Vote 'yes' on H, support great Dublin schoolsI am proud to serve as a co-chair on the Yes on H campaign committee. As a longtime Dublin resident, parent, former board member and former citizen bond oversight committee member, I have witnessed the amazing dedication of our local teachers and the
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:50:00 PM
  • Since 1995, Kiwanis of San Ramon Valley has awarded nearly $750,000 through their grants program. This year's grant ceremony will be a special breakfast, which is being held June 5 at Round Hill Country Club.
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:49:44 PM
  • Participants race Sunday at the Silicon Valley Soap Box Derby track in Livermore. The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program which has run nationally since 1934. World Championship finals are held at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio, each July.
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:49:15 PM
  • The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:DanvilleFriday, MAY 13 VANDALISM -- Was reported at 11:01 a.m. in the 200 block of Valle Vista Drive and at 11:01 a.
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:48:35 PM
  • Did I mention there are two bathrooms? One for us and one for the grandkids to mess up. And speaking of grandkids, this mobile home offered sleeping arrangements for the entire clan -- a master bed, a foldout couch, a dining table seat conversion and a hideaway bed that pulls down from the ceiling. All this just waiting for us. There was just one catch.
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:47:38 PM
  • AccomplishmentsCalifornia High grad an Arch Coal Scholar: Jazzminn Morecraft is among 11 graduating high school seniors named 2016 Arch Coal Scholars by the Arch Coal Foundation.
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:47:18 PM
  • Please email Valley Journal and Times-Herald calendar items at least two weeks in advance of when they occur to ccncalendarstaff@bayareanewsgroup.com and type "calendar item" in the subject line or call 510-208 6451.
    Created: 5/24/2016 4:45:48 PM
  • Youth sports: West Coast Soccer, Livermore Fusion Soccer, Ballistic Soccer
    Created: 5/24/2016 3:39:14 PM
  • Admission is free on Memorial Day at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont. Visitors can experience life on a 19th century farming estate by helping with farm chores, riding the train, touring the historic Patterson House, tasting farm-baked cookies, playing old-time games and visiting the farm's domestic animals. And Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch will offer tours through the Hazel-Atlas silica sand mine on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Created: 5/20/2016 8:41:33 PM