As anticipated, the monarch butterflies have returned in good numbers to Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont for their annual winter fly-in, and lots of programs have been scheduled there for you to see the spectacle.
Between the Vines is a biweekly column on wine and winemaking in the Livermore Valley region. This information was contributed by members of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers AssociationEach month, Livermore Valley wine country highlights a grape varietal grown in our region.
You've heard the saying "It takes a village." In the case of Diablo resident Cooper Grossman, 23, he recently took that a step further and spent more than four months helping to establish a village in Africa, enabling residents to become more self-sufficient.
After a hectic family gathering on Thanksgiving -- kickoff day to the holidays -- my husband and I were ready for some peace and quiet. We'd spent that day cleaning, cooking, eating, and cleaning again, and didn't want to do anything but rest up for the next hectic family gathering that seemed to
Country to go broke on social benefit costsOK, everybody likes "free stuff." Nevertheless, adults don't let children eat candy all day because they want to, and you cannot spend money that you do not have because we want to either.