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Sunol Spring Wildflower Festival on Saturday

Spring wildflowers are making their appearance on Mount Diablo too.  
Activities in celebration of Earth Day are planned at several of the East Bay Regional Parks in coming days; you can take your pick.At the Tilden Nature Area in Berkeley, interpretive student aide Julia Burks will lead an Earth Day recycling program from 2 to 3 p.  
 
The Parent Project explains how to improve adults' communication skills with their children and enforce discipline at home without sacrificing empathy. The program is offered in English and Spanish, although with the city's Hispanic population growing over the past decade, demand for Spanish language classes is stronger.  
 
The pilot of a single-engine plane performed an emergency landing in a field near Livermore after the plane lost engine power this evening, a spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration said.  
 
Despite the spring rains, Livermore is mandating various water conservation measures aimed at reducing water usage by up to 20 percent.  
 
Hurt vet was rioting, not 'protesting'This is in regards to your article titled "War vet injured at protest wins $4.5M settlement." I am pretty close to canceling my subscription to your and any other Bay Area newspaper.  
 
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:DUBLINTuesday, April 3 MISSING PERSON -- 6:33 a.m. A person was reported missing, 3000 block of Maguire Way.  
 
PLEASANTONComedy fundraiser for serious problemsEnjoy a few laughs at Tommy T's Comedy Steakhouse in late April to help alleviate the serious problems of substance abuse and domestic violence.  
 
The Parent Project explains how to improve adults' communication skills with their children and enforce discipline at home without sacrificing empathy. The program is offered in English and Spanish, although with the city's Hispanic population growing over the past decade, demand for Spanish language classes is stronger.  
 
Between the Vines is a biweekly column on wine and wine making in the Livermore Valley region. This column was contributed by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association.