( Larissa Pedenchuk )
Tri-Valley A&E: Russian Ballet bringing 'Swan Lake' to Livermore

Performance to be 'true to the original version as possible' 
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District has appointed Livermore resident William Macedo to fill the vacancy on the district's Board of Trustees left when Dr. Barbara Mertes retired in December.  
 
Seven East Bay residents have been indicted on a charge of participating in three separate tax fraud schemes, in which suspects submitted fake tax forms in order to defraud the federal government out of thousands of dollars, federal authorities announced Tuesday.  
 
Oscars coverage was little more than racist drivelI am absolutely appalled and disgusted with David Early's front-page article ("And the Oscar for best Caucasian goes to .  
 
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:alamoFriday, Jan. 16 AUTO BURGLARY -- 2:01 p.m. Theft from a vehicle, 3200 block of Danville Boulevard.  
 
PLEASANTONPolice issue warnings after spike in burglariesPolice warned about a recent increase in residential burglaries by thieves who pose as salesmen and break into homes in the daytime.  
 
Council members on Tuesday voted 3-1 to appoint Doreen Wehrenberg, a former Dublin planning commissioner, to fill the vacant seat left when David Haubert was elected mayor in November. Wehrenberg will serve out the remainder of Haubert's term, which ends in Dec. 2016.  
 
Monte Vista High's Stefan Mitu hits for 24 points in low-scoring boys basketball win over Amador; De La Salle bests San Ramon Valley  
 
Emily Barrett, a Foothill High girls basketball player and track star, endured a lengthy recovery after she suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in June and recently surpassed the career 1,000-point milestone with 16 points in a 60-48 road victory over Monte Vista  
 
Northern and Central California nurses overwhelmingly approved a contract that gives them a 14 percent raise over three years.  
 
(Terry Renna)
Bruce Jenner is becoming a woman, will document process with reality TV show

The Olympic gold medal winner and “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star will document his transformation on a new reality show, reports say.