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Cierra Bailey

Editor, Livermore Vine

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About Cierra
Cierra started her journalism career after college as an editorial intern with the Pleasanton Weekly in 2014. After pursuing opportunities in digital and broadcast media and attending graduate school at Syracuse University, she’s back as the editor of the Vine.
Stories by Cierra
Livermore school board appoints Van Schaack as next superintendent
The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District named deputy superintendent Chris Van Schaack the new superintendent of schools this week.
[Thursday, June 30, 2022]

Livermore downtown hotel plans receive green light from city
The boutique-style wine country hotel planned for downtown Livermore is coming to fruition with the city's recent approval of revised site plans proposed by Davis-based hoteliers Presidio Companies.
[Friday, July 1, 2022]

Fourth of July fireworks show returning to Livermore
The city of Livermore and Livermore Downtown Inc. are gearing up to bring back the in-person Independence Day fireworks show.
[Monday, June 27, 2022]

Grand opening of Livermorium Plaza brings art and science to downtown
The city of Livermore has completed another component of its ongoing downtown revitalization plan with the official opening of Livermorium Plaza last week, nearly one year after work began on the project.
[Wednesday, June 22, 2022]

First phase of Valley Link enters federal grant program
The Regional Rail Authority announced earlier this month that the Federal Transit Administration has approved entry of the Valley Link rail project Phase 1 into project development of the Capital Investment Grants program.
[Wednesday, June 22, 2022]

Livermore upholds policy on flying commemorative flags at Civic Center
The Livermore City Council has upheld its existing policy around flying commemorative flags -- including the LGBT Pride flag -- which can be displayed as a form of government speech.
[Wednesday, June 22, 2022]

Challenger Sanchez claims victory in sheriff's race as lead increases to defeat incumbent outright
Alameda County Sheriff's Cmdr. Yesenia Sanchez has declared victory as she continues to grow her lead in the race for county sheriff, with the latest tally Tuesday indicating she's received 52.69% of the overall vote count.
[Tuesday, June 14, 2022]

Livermore schools Superintendent Bowers retiring this month
Kelly Bowers, superintendent of schools for the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District, announced Friday that she is retiring after serving 12 years in the role.
[Sunday, June 12, 2022]

Civil rights attorney Price, chief assistant DA Wiley to go head-to-head in runoff for district attorney
In a crowded contest for Alameda County DA, civil rights attorney Pamela Price led as the frontrunner with 39.46% of votes and chief assistant DA Terry Wiley came in second with 30.52%, setting the stage for a November runoff.
[Thursday, June 9, 2022]

Sanchez nearly knocks Ahern out of Alameda County sheriff race; pair poised for runoff in November
With 46.80%, Alameda County Sheriff's Office Cmdr. Yesenia Sanchez led the race for sheriff-coroner and nearly received the 50%-plus of overall votes needed to win the seat outright after an initial tally of ballots in the primary.
[Thursday, June 9, 2022]