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Government and Services
For the Tri-Valley Area
This entire page was updated 8/18/2014

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Regional Agencies 
Civic and Business Groups
City Government
- Livermore  -  Pleasanton  -  Dublin  -  San Ramon
County Government
State Government
Federal Government
Elections
Schools
Libraries 
Hours of Operation for Libraries, Post Offices, etc.
Transportation (transit/utility page)
Local Utilities  (transit/utility page)
Recycling (transit/utility page)
Shelters, Homeless, etc

Quick Links
City Web Sites:  Livermore Pleasanton - Dublin - San Ramon - Danville
County of Alameda Web Page - State of California Web Page
Libraries: Livermore - Pleasanton - Dublin - Larger list of Libraries below
 
Association of Bay Area Governments  Lots of Bay area information, great earthquake section
Tri Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

Regional Agencies
Livermore-Amador Water Management Agency.  
Livermore Area Recreation & Park District (LARPD)  See City Governments - Livermore for more details.
East Bay Regional Park District - Del Valle, Shadow Cliffs.
Association of Bay Area Governments  Lots of Bay area information, great earthquake section
See also Civic and Business Groups below

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Civic and Business Groups 
  Tri Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau  
     
  Livermore Chamber of Commerce  
  Livermore Downtown Association 22 S. L Street (in the Historic Railroad Depot).  373-1795.  Livermore Downtown is committed to preserving Livermore's historic downtown district as the destination place for Livermore residents who want to eat, drink, shop, gather to meet neighbors, and enjoy cultural activities in their home town.
  Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Operates the Bankhead Theater and the Bothwell Arts Center.
  Operation Sam Operation:S.A.M. is a non-profit organization that sends packages to our troops to show our support to those deployed all over the world, especially those
deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
We are operated by a group of dedicated volunteers and their families. We all have a mutual bond of respect and appreciation for the men and women who are unselfishly placing themselves in harm's way.
     
  Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce  
  Pleasanton Downtown Association  
     
  Dublin Chamber of Commerce  
  San Ramon Chamber of Commerce  
  League of Women Voters of Livermore-Amador Valley  
  San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau  
  Lawrence Livermore National Labs  

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City Governments  -  Livermore  -  Pleasanton  -  Dublin  -  San Ramon
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Livermore   Zip Codes:  94550, 94551.  Area code: 925
City of Livermore Web Page
Livermore Chamber of Commerce
Livermore Library
Livermore Police
Livermore Airport
Livermore Rodeo
 
Mayor - The mayor serves a 2 year term, elected on even numbered years (starting 2014 - was odd numbered years up until 2011).  Term limit: 8 years (see below)
  John Marchand  -  Web Page  -   Elected in 2011  (elected to council in 2005)
 
City Council  -  Web Page (contains email and phone numbers)  -  Four members (plus mayor).  City Council members serve a 4 year term, 2 members elected on each even numbered year (starting 2014 - was odd numbered years up until 2011).  Elected at large.  Term limit: 8 years (see below)
  Bob Woerner - Vice Mayor.  Appointed by council to serve John Marchand's seat after he was elected Mayor.  Term expires in 2014
    Steward Gary - Elected 2011.  Term expires in 2016
    Laureen Turner - Elected 2011.  Term expires in 2016
  Bob Woerner - Appointed by council to serve John Marchand's seat after he was elected Mayor.  Term expires in 2013
  Doug Horner - Vice Mayor.  Served out Tom Reitter's term (who was Elected in 2001.  Re-elected 11/8/05, and 2009).  Term expires in 2014.
Term Limits:  In Nov 2003 election, term limits were added as follows:
  Mayor:  Terms of 8 consecutive years (4 terms).  May re-run after 2 year break.
  City council:  Terms of 8 consecutive years (2 terms).  May re-run after 2 year break.
  City council / Mayor combination:  Terms of 16 consecutive years of service in the combination of positions.  May re-run after 2 year break.
  Serving a portion of a term is considered the full term if served for one half of the term plus one day.
  Terms served before the Nov 2003 enactment are not counted.
  The mayor and city council elections are now held on even numbered years starting in 2014 to save money on elections.  2011 was the last year of mayor and city council elections on odd numbered years.  All terms were extended by one year in the transition.
   
  Livermore Area Recreation & Park District (LARPD)
  The LARPD Board of Directors has 5 members, elected to 4 year terms.  Elections occur on even numbered years at the fall general election, with 3 elected on midterm years and 2 elected on presidential election years. 
 

David Hutchinson, Chair, elected 2010.  Term expires end of 2014.

 

Bob Coomber, Vice Chair.  Appointed to Laureen Turner's position when she was elected to the city council.  Term expires end of 2014

 

Maryalice Faltings, President, elected 1998, re-elected 2002, 2006, 2010

 

Steve Goodman, Director Elected 2004, 2008, 2012.  Term expires end of 2016.

 

Beth Wilson, Director, Elected 2008, 2012.  Term expires end of 2016.

 

 

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Pleasanton   Zip Codes:  94566, 94588.  Area code: 925
City of Pleasanton Web Page
Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce
Pleasanton Library
Pleasanton Downtown Association
 
Mayor.  Serves 2 year terms, elected on even numbered years.
  Jerry Thorne - see City Council below for email and web page.  Elected (city Council) 2005, 2006, 2010, (Mayor) 2012.  Term expires 2014

City Council  -   Web Page  -  4 members plus mayor.  Serve 4 year terms, 2 elected each even numbered year.  Limit of 2 terms.  Elected at large.
  Jerry Pentin - Vice Mayor.  Elected 2012.  Term expires 2016
  Cheryl Cook-Kallio - Elected 2006, 2010,  Term expires 2014
  Karla Brown.  Elected 2012.  Term expires 2016
  Kathy Narum.  Elected May 2013.  Term expires 2014 
 
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Dublin   Zip Codes:  94568.  Area code: 925
City of Dublin Web Page
Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Dublin Library
 
Mayor.  Serves 2 year term, elected on even numbered years.  Term Limit: no one may serve more than 8 consecutive years in any combination of positions on the City Council.
  Tim Sbranti  -  Web Page  -  Elected 2008, 2010, 2012.   Term expires 2014

City Council  -   Web Page  4 members plus mayor.  Serve 4 year terms, 2 elected each even numbered year.  Elected at large.  Term Limit: no one may serve more than 8 consecutive years in any combination of positions on the City Council.
  Don Biddle - Vice Mayor - Elected 2006, 2010.   Term expires 2014
  Kevin Hart - Elected 2008, 2012.  .   Term expires 2016
  David Haubert - Elected 2012.  Term expires 2016.
  Abe Gupta - Elected 2010.  Term expires 2014
 
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San Ramon   Zip Codes:  94582, 94583.  Area code: 925
City of San Ramon Web Page
San Ramon Chamber of Commerce
Police Department
 
Mayor .  Serves 2 year term, elected on odd numbered years.  Term Limit:  8 years.  May run for city council after the 8 years.  (gleamed from some city council minutes)
   Bill Clarkson  - Mayor - Elected mayor 11/8/2011, 11/5/2013
City Council  -   Web Page.  4 members, elected at large for 4 year overlapping terms.  Council Email (there does not appear to be individual email addresses anymore.  Term Limit:  2003 council minutes indicate no limits, but it was being discussed.  An advisory vote took place in 2004 to change the election to even numbered years.  It passed, but was advisory only.
 
    Philip G. O'Loane - Vice Mayor - Elected 11/8/2011
    Scott Perkins - Elected 11/4/03, 2007, 11/8/2011
    Harry Sachs - Elected 11/5/2013
    David Hudson -  - Elected 2001, 2005, 2009, 11/5/2013
 
 
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County Governments
Alameda County
County of Alameda Web Page
  Board of Supervisors  The board of supervisors has 5 members elected from districts.  Serve 4 year terms, with staggered election every 2 years.  President selected every 2 years from within the board.  Generally elected in Primary election of even years, with a runoff at the November election if necessary.
Supervisor, District 1, including Livermore, Pleasanton, and most of Fremont and Sunol
  Scott Haggerty  -  Web Page  -  Elected 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012.  Current Vice President
Supervisor, Districe 2, including Sunol north of highway 84, Hayward, Newark, Union City, and parts of Fremont.
  Richard Valle  -  Web Page  -  Elected 2012
Supervisor, District 4, including Dublin, Castro Valley, and Oakland
  Nate Miley  -  Web Page  -  Elected in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012
 
Alameda County Waste Management Authority  Extensive Information on Recycling.
Recycling Hoteline:  Toll Free (877) 786-7927  (STOPWASTE)
 
Countra Costa County
County of Contra Costa Web Page
  Special Projects - Special Projects site for the Contra Costa County Community Development Department

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State Government
State of California Web Page  A state government portal.
 
Governors Office - Web Page  4 year term, elected in midterm years (even numbered years that are not presidential elections)  2 term limit.
Edmund G. Brown Jr.  - Elected 11/2/2010
Constitutional Offices.
Lt. Governor - Gavin Newsom
Elected 11/2/2010
 
Secretary of State - Debra Bowen
Elected 11/7/06, 11/2/2010
 
Attorney General - Kamala Harris
Elected 11/2/2010
 
State Treasurer - Bill Lockyer
Elected 11/7/06, 11/2/2010
 
State Controller - John Chiang
Elected 11/7/06, 11/2/2010
 
State Superintendent of Public Instruction - Jack O'Connell
Elected 11/5/02, re-elected 6/6/06
 
Insurance Commissioner - Dave Jones
Elected 11/2/2010
 
  State Superintendent of Public Instruction - Tom Torlakson
Elected 11/2/2010
Board of Equalization
 
State Senate - Web Page - 4 year terms, half elected each even numbered years.  Odd numbered districts on presidential years (divisible by 4), even numbered districts on midterm years.  Lifetime max of 2 terms set by prop 140 in 1990.
  Senate District 7:  Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, Sunol, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Concord, and more
   Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D) - Web Page - Elected in 2008, 2012
 
 State Assembly - Web Page - Serve 2 year terms, elected in even numbered years.  Lifetime max of 3 terms set by prop 140 in 1990
Assembly District 16, including all of Livermore, Pleasanton (98%), Dublin, San Ramon Danville
   Assemblyman Joan Buchanan (D) - Web Page - Elected in 2008, 2010, 2012
   
Other State Agencies and information
DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles)  Local office:  6300 E. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton, 94588
CHP (California Highway Patrol) - Local office:  4999 Gleason Road, Dublin.  828-0466
California Highway Information - Road Conditions

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Federal Government
Executive Branch - Web Page.  Serve 4 year terms, 2 term max, elected as a team.
President Barack Obama - Elected in 2008, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden - Elected in 2008, 2012
 
Senate - Web Page.  Serve 6 year terms.  No term limit.  States cannot set term limit as per Supreme Court decision.
Senator Dianne Feinstein - Web Page - Elected 1992 (to fill term ending in 94), 1994, 2000, 2006, 2012
Senator Barbara Boxer - Web Page - Elected 1992, 1998, 2004, 2010
 
House of Representatives - Web Page  Serve 2 year terms.  No term limit.  States cannot set term limit as per Supreme Court decision.
California's 15th District, including Livermore, Pleasanton, Sunol, Dublin, San Ramon and other areas.
   Representative Eric Swalwell - Web Page - Elected 2012
US Supreme Court - Web Page

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Elections
  California Secretary of State Elections Page.  The Secretary of State's office is responsible for overseeing elections in California.
  Alameda County Registrar of Voters.
   
Smartvoter.org.  Voter information, including the ability to see your sample ballot and find your polling placeExcellent election resource.  Includes past election results.  California - Alameda County
The League of Women Voters.  Provides voter information.  California - Livermore/Amador Valley
  The League of Women Voters - Livermore Amador Valley

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Schools

Colleges
Las Positas College
 
Grade, Junior High, and High School Districts

School CalendarsComposite of Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, and San Ramon school calendars

Livermore
Livermore Joint Unified School District
   Page on district site listing Livermore Schools and their web addresses
  Adult Ed:  Livermore Adult School
High Schools:  GranadaLivermore - Del Valle - Phoenix - Vineyard
Middle Schools:  Christensen - East Ave - Junction - Mendenhall
Elementary Schools:  Altamont Creek - Arroyo Seco - Leo Croce

Jackson - Marylin - Mitchell - Rancho - Smith - Sunset - Vineyard

Pleasanton
Pleasanton Unified School District
   Page listing Pleasanton Schools
  High Schools:  Amador Valley - Foothill - Village - Horizon
  Middle Schools:  Hart - Harvest Park - Pleasanton
  Elementary Schools: Alisal - Donlon - Fairlands - Hearst - Lydiksen - Mohr - Valley View - Vintage Hills - Walnut Grove
Dublin
Dublin Unified School District
High Schools: Dublin High School - Valley High School
  Middle Schools:  FallonWells
  Elementary Schools: Dougherty - Dublin - Frederiksen - GreenKolb  -  Murray
San Ramon
San Ramon Unified School District
   Page listing San Ramon Schools
  High Schools: California - Monte Vista - San Ramon Valley - Dougherty Valley
  Middle Schools: Charlotte Wood - Diablo Vista - Gale Ranch - Iron Horse - Los Cerros - Pine Valley - Stone Valley - Windemere Ranch
  Elementary Schools: Alamo - Bollinger Canyon - Country Club - Coyote Creek - Golden View - Green Valley - Greenbrook - John Baldwin - Montair - Montevideo - Neil Armstrong - Rancho Romero - Sycamore Valley - Tassajara Hills - Twin Creeks - Vista Grande - Walt Disney
School Related Sites (not affiliated with the school system)
LHS Safe and Sober Grad Night  -  Livermore High School Grad Nite planning information.
  Granada High School Memorial
Livermore High School Memorial
Livermore Teachers Memorial
  The Livermore Class Picture Archive - Pictures of Livermore kids of the past with their classmates, friends, teammates, and other associates
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Libraries  See Hours of operation below.
Livermore Library  -  Library web site
Pleasanton Library
Dublin Library
Oakland Public Library
UC Berkeley Library
Alameda County Library
San Francisco Public Library
The Library of Congress.  Large collection of online material
Graduate Theological Union Library in Berkeley, used by the Seminaries in the Berkeley area.
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Hours of Operation

Misc.  -  Libraries  -  Post Offices 

Information gathered from individual web sites.  Click on the name in the left column go to the specific web site for updates.

Misc
Livermore History Center Wed-Sunday, 11:30am to 4:00pm, 
Thursdays 4-8pm during Farmer's Market (May to Oct)
Carnegie Building, 2155 Third Street
Discovery Center at the Lab Tues-Fri, 1-4pm  
Ravenswood Historic Site. 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.  12:00am to 4:00pm. 
plus special events.  View Calendar
2647 Arroyo Road; 
Museum on Main Tues-Sat - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Sun - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Closed on major holidays
603 Main St. Pleasanton; 462-2766
Dublin Heritage Center Tuesday, 6:00 to 9:00pm
Wednesday to Sunday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
6600 Donlon Way, Dublin; 452-2100
Museum of the San Ramon Valley Tues.-Fri. 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sat. 10:00am - 1:00pm 
Sun: 12:00 - 3:00pm
West Prospect and Railroad Ave, Danville; 837-3750
Blackhawk Museum Wed.-Sun. 10:00am to 5:00pm
Open most holidays except Thanksgiving, 
Christmas, & New Years Day
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville
Libraries
Livermore Main Library Mon-Thurs - 10:00am to 9:00pm
Friday - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
1188 S. Livermore Ave; 373-5500
Livermore Rincon Library Mon - 12:00pm-8:00pm
Wed - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Fri - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tues, Thurs, Saturday, Sunday - Closed
725 Rincon Ave; 373-5540
Livermore Springtown Library Tues - 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sunday - Closed
998 Bluebell Dr; 373-5517
Pleasanton Library Mon - Thurs - 10:00am to 9:00pm
Friday, Saturday - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
400 Old Bernal Ave; 931-3400
Dublin Library Sun: 1pm to 5pm
Mon: 10am to 8pm
Tues: 10am to 8pm
Wed: 12pm to 8pm
Thurs: 10am to 6pm
Fri: Closed
Sat: 10am - 5pm
200 Civic Plaza; 828-1315
San Ramon - Dougherty Station Mon: 10:00am to 8:00pm
Tues-Wed: 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Thurs: 10:00am to 8:00pm
Fri-Sat: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sun: Closed
17017 Bollinger Canyon Road; 973-3380
San Ramon Branch of Contra Costa Library Mon to Thurs - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Fri & Sat - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
100 Montgomery St; 973-2850
Post Offices
Livermore Main Office Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 10:00-2:00
220 S Livermore Ave; 447-0813
Livermore - Portola Food & Gas Monday-Thursday, 7:00 to 9:00am
Friday-Saturday, 7:00 to 10:00pm
Sunday 8:00 to 9:00pm
 
Pleasanton Main Office Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm
4300 Black Ave; 846-3204
Pleasanton - Hacienda Station Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:00pm 4682 Chabot Dr; 847-9308
Dublin Post Office Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm
6937 Village Pky; 828-2689
Sunol Post Office Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 9:00am-11:00am
11925 Main St; 862-2130
San Ramon Main Office Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday, 8:00-2:00
12935 Alcosta Blvd; 277-0567
Danville Main Office Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday, 9:00-2:00
2605 Camino Tassajara; 736-0775
City Offices
See the City web sites for this information.  These are linked above.
Utilities
See the individual Utility web sites for this information.  These are linked to from our Utility Page.

 

 

Transit and Utilities

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 Counseling, Shelters, Homeless Help, Services, Etc.

 

Counseling, Shelters, Homeless Help, Services, Etc.
Horizons Family Counseling
Shepherd's Gate - Christ Centered Services and Housing for Homeless Women and Children
    1660 Portola Ave.   P.O. Box 894  Livermore   (888) 216-4776
Open Heart Kitchen  Serving meals in Livermore every Wednesday.
Tri-Valley Haven.  Crisis shelter, counseling
Agape Village, Pleasanton
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