Biology instructor Nan Ho, the driving force behind the idea, became convinced that the use of sophisticated posters would not only allow for the presentation of research results but would teach her students how more advanced scientists routinely share their work.
The nonprofit Tri-Valley Conservancy has once again asked photographers to go out and capture the beauty of the Tri-Valley. Organizers are looking for striking images of local wildlife, agriculture, ranchland, parks, open space and scenic rural landscapes taken in Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, Sunol and San Ramon.
Partnering with downtown Danville's Role Players Ensemble, the Eugene O'Neill Foundation's 2015 season features O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms" at Tao House (Sept. 18-27) and Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" at Village Theater (Sept. 4-19).
Attorneys for Danville and developer SummerHill Homes are asking the court to overturn a ruling last year by Contra Costa County Judge Steven Austin in favor of Save Open Space Danville -- a group of residents who sued to upend the development. The case goes to court Tuesday
Between El Niño and the drought, the East Bay's natural landscape is filled with oddities these days. Giant purple sea slugs are turning up on the shoreline, birds are migrating months earlier than usual and mammals appear to be few and far between. No place is better to observe these natural shifts than Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley. The park offers an ideal vantage point to see how climate change, water policy and natural fluctuations in the weather and currents affect our region.
A proposed 56-foot Verizon cellphone tower has infuriated Danville neighbors who claim the tower could damage their health and send property values tumbling. They also argue it has little value to Danville and suggested it would primarily benefit San Ramon.
Earl Anthony's Dublin BowlBowlers of the Week: Stephan Klitz of the PBA Experience league shot a 647 set, 97 pins over average. Nicole Goodrich, of the Brunswick Trios, shot a 268 game on the way to a 620 set.