Saying Goodbye to Steven Starrett
Dublin is mourning the loss of 18-year-old Steven Starrett, who graduated from Dublin High School in 2012. Starrett died on Nov. 30. Details of his death have not been released. See what people have been saying about the loss of Starrett online. His funeral services were held on Saturday. Over 600 white ribbons have been hung all over the city- many in honor of Starrett. The ribbon movement was started by Dublin resident, Colleen Pearson, who said she started the white ribbon idea to support all in Dublin who are suffering.
Dublin Holiday Faire
The Dublin Holiday Faire was held on Dec. 1 at the Dublin Heritage Park. Guests enjoyed wagon rides, played in "snow" and visited Santa. Click here to see a Santa's message for the year.
Dublin Councilmembers Sworn In
Hart and Haubert, along with Mayor Tim Sbranti, who was unchallenged in this election, took the Oath of Office during the city council meeting on Tuesday night. Outgoing Councilmember Kasie Hildenbrand was recognized for her service.
A Livermore woman caught a prowler on her porch on video during the early hours of the morning on Dec. 5. Sara Admundson, who lives in the 1700 block of Walnut Street, says her house has been regularly visited by a prowler since she moved in on Oct. 1. Watch the video here.
Geminid Meteor Shower 2012 Peak: When and Where to Watch in Tri-Valley
The Geminid Meteor Shower is coming and will peak overnight Dec. 13 and Dec. 14, and you may be able to see a great show on either side of those dates. Will you be watching?
Flu season is here. Where do you get your flu shots in Dublin? How do you know you have the flu? What can you do once you get it? We have all the information you need here.
Other news you need to know:
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- Sweet Tomatoes Canned Food Drive
- The holidays are here: Check out our holiday topic page for shopping ideas, safety tips and local holiday events like Where to Pick Up a Live Christmas Tree and It's a Wonderful Kiosk Christmas.
- Weekly Grocery Specials and Coupons on Patch
- Quarry Lane Student Breaks National Swimming Record
Blog of the Week: Young Journalist Opens Up About Depression: The Asian American in Isolation
Poll: Christmas Tree Debate: Keep it Real or Go Fake?
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