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BART Extension to Livermore Rides on Ballot Recount Announced Thursday

November 29, 2012 | 5:10 pm

BART Extension to Livermore Rides on Ballot Recount Announced Thursday

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The Alameda County Transportation Commission will proceed with a recount of votes in a ballot measure to fund transportation projects — including an extension of BART to Livermore. The commission tentatively requested a recount on Monday. The voting machines that counted the ballots registered 69,000 (out of a total of more than 500,000) as “under […]

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Interview: Periodic Table of Elements Expert Sam Kean on Newly Named Livermorium

June 1, 2012 | 5:32 pm

Interview: Periodic Table of Elements Expert Sam Kean on Newly Named Livermorium

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Yesterday Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry was naming element 116 on the periodic table livermorium. “Livermorium (atomic symbol Lv) was chosen to honor Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the city of Livermore, Calif.,” the lab said. “A group of researchers from the Laboratory…participated in the work […]

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June 20, 2011 | 9:02 am

Video: 110-Year-Old Livermore Light Bulb

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I would have headed out to the 110th anniversary celebration of the perpetually burning light bulb, but I was haunted by the fear that I’d be the only one looking at the thing when it just happened to finally flicker out, and I’d be set upon by angry Livermorians with pitchforks. So we sent reporter […]

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Does the 110-Year Old Livermore Light Bulb Prove a ‘Planned Obsolescence’ Conspiracy?

February 8, 2011 | 1:11 pm

Does the 110-Year Old Livermore Light Bulb Prove a ‘Planned Obsolescence’ Conspiracy?

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So last Sunday, I’m sitting at home reading the Chronicle, really giving Willie Brown’s weekly movie review (The Mechanic) the ole deep think, when I come across this crazy article on the Livermore light bulb. Some people I asked have heard about the light bulb, but many others, including me, have not. So check this […]

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