DUBLIN

Administrative services Director Tribby starting

The city's new administrative services director is Colleen Tribby, who previously worked as South San Francisco's assistant finance director.

Tribby was to begin work Monday in the $170,004 annual job overseeing Dublin's finance and information services divisions, the city announced. Tribby replaces Paul Rankin, who retired in December. Tribby received a B.A. in literature and philosophy from Claremont McKenna College in Claremont. She received an MBA from the European School of Economics in Italy. City Manager Joni Pattillo named Tribby to the position.

-- Denis Cuff, Staff

'Suburbia' exhibit tracks big changes around town

Dublin's transformation from cattle range to suburbs in the 1960s is shown in an exhibit in the little classroom at the Dublin Heritage Park and Museums at the corner of Donlon Way and Dublin Boulevard.

On display are photos by Bill Owens, acclaimed for his images of East Bay suburban life, and advertising materials from early Dublin subdivisions, such as San Ramon Village, that opened in 1961.

The exhibit is free and on display through June 30. Museum hours are from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Group tours can be arranged by calling 925-452-2101.

-- Denis Cuff, Staff

World-class dog trainer to run May 11-12 seminar

The East Bay SPCA will host Grisha Stewart, a renowned dog trainer, author and international speaker for a seminar May 11-12 aimed at professional dog trainers and animal care workers. Stewart is known for creating Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT), which is known to be effective at rehabilitating dogs that bark or lunge at the sight of a stimulus.

The workshop is called "BATting 1,000: BAT for dog reactivity." The two-day cost is $200 per person, $175 per shelter worker. To register, visit https://eastbayspca.org/grishastewart.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff