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Week in Review: Top 2012 Story, Rockhouse Closes, Swalwell Goes to Washington

Some of the top stories on Livermore Patch last week.

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:

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.

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