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Sunol Spring Wildflower Festival on Saturday

Spring wildflowers are making their appearance on Mount Diablo too.  
Pleasanton Girls Softball LeagueMajor Black DivisionBaron's Jewelers 7, Hopyard Alehouse 6: Baron's Jewelers edged out a win over Hopyard Alehouse on the strength of contributions from Lauren Hermes (2 1B, 2 RBI), Vanessa Zapata (3 BB, 2 R) and Nikki Thornton (2B).  
 
The upstart Livermore High baseball team got three hits from Daniel Slominski to beat San Ramon Valley for its second win of the EBAL season.  
 
San Ramon Valley High graduates Patrick Massoni, James Carter, Travis Hull, along with Foothill product Cameron Rowland, help Gladiators to amazing run of success  
 
Air quality samples show the school gym is safe for classes to resume there.  
 
Dublin Measure B and Livermore Measure G, both modest, deserve support. But Acalanes high school district voters should reject Measure A and Lafayette voters should oppose Measure B because both attempt to turn temporary taxes into permanent levies, with no expiration dates.  
 
A Dublin High gymnasium undergoing renovations was closed because construction crews discovered signs of mold in the building. The district will keep it closed until tests have been done and a repair plan has been put in place.  
 
accomplishmentsScouts earns eagle ranks: JP Johnson, of Troop 908, received his Eagle Scout award at his Court of Honor held in March. For his Eagle project Johnson planned, organized and directed the installation of irrigation, plants and bark mulch for planting beds at Valley Community Church in  
 
Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl Bowling ScoresBowlers of the Month: Dave Altschuler of Earl's Pearls senior league had a perfect 300 game for high senior game of the year; so far.  
 
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:DUBLIN THURSDAY, MARCH 27 BATTERY -- 5:41 p.m. A battery was reported, 6900 block of Mariposa Drive.  
 
This church floor was transformed into a huge psychadelic light show

This rather ordinary church in Casablanca, Morocco was transformed into an explosion of color and pattern during the "Magic Carpet" show by French artist Claude Mossessian. Full Story
(Photo courtesy of James Kaiser)
California whitewater rafting: Season's on for 2014 (drought or not)

California's drought won't spoil the fun for fans of whitewater rafting. Sure, many rivers will be runnable for only a short time. But rivers with reservoir feeds will last throughout the summer.