Most Read Livermore Patch Story of 2012
From the Paragon Outlets opening to the teacher suspected of having sex with a student, many Livermore Patch stories received a lot of traffic in 2012.
But none more that when NFL star running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested in the Bay Area and booked in Dublin in July on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Closed: Rockhouse Sports Pub and Grill
Billy Jordan from Rockhouse wrote: "We are closed sorry. It takes $3,200 a day to run, and we averaged $1,700 a day. Bottom line I got out before my debt reached $100,000. I tried."
Eric Swalwell Goes To Washington
Livermore's new Congressman Eric Swalwell was sworn in on Thursday. The Democrat had his first vote on the same day.
Police Log: Year Wraps Auto Thefts; Assaults; Deceased Man on Golf Course
The Livermore Police Department ended the year fielding the case of a deceased individual discovered on a local golf course, along with a sundry of assaults, drunks, stolen vehicles and thefts.
208 Drunken Driving Arrests in Bay Area Over Holiday
From 6 p.m. last Thursday to Tuesday to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, the CHP reported one fatal collision in the Bay Area and 208 DUI arrests.
Other news to know:
- Safeway CEO to Retire
- Dublin Eighth-Grader Spends Holiday in Haiti Building Orphanage
- Highlights of the Fiscal Cliff Deal
- Plastic Bag Ban Starts Today in Alameda County
- Check out this week's grocery specials on Patch.
Blog of the Week: Teachers Matter—Now More Than Ever
What do you think of this week's top stories? Is there something we should cover next week? Tell us in the comments sections.