Week in Review: Golf Course Death Arrest, Teacher Sex Case, Diff'rent Strokes' Star Dies

Some of the stories that made news this past week in Livermore. Check out our congratulations tip-of-the hat and our blog of the week.

Pre-Trial in Teacher Sex Case
Former Granada High teacher Marie Johnson accused of having sex with a former student was back in court on Thursday in Pleasanton. Johnson, 41, faces charges of unlawful sexual intercourse with a person under 18, oral copulation and committing a lewd act on a child, according to court records.

Man Arrested in Oregon in Connection to Shooting Death of Robert Ogden

in Springfield, Ore., and is the suspect in connection to the death of Robert Ogden, who was found dead near the Springtown Golf Course on Dec. 29. Read the full story here.

Diff'rent Strokes' Star Conrad Bain Dies

Conrad Bain, 89, died at his Livermore home on Monday. He was 89.

The Flu: Where Is It? Have You Seen It?

Other parts of the country have been besieged by this season's influenza virus, it hasn't shown up in any great numbers in the East Bay... yet. Find out how you can get free flu shots for students through the end of January and where to find flu shots in the Tri-Valley.

Other news you need to know:

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  • Tri-Valley Scores Mixed in Latest Tobacco Report Card¬†
  • Energy Rebate Program for Alameda County Residents
  • Most Expensive and Least Expensive Homes in Livermore
  • BART Dealing With Crowded Trains As It Sets Ridership Records
  • TGIF: How to Make a Lemon Drop Cocktail
  • Check out this week's grocery specials on Patch.


  • California Gymnastics Academy Athletes Help NorCal Level 7 State Team Win National Judges Cup Team Challenge 2013

Blog of the Week: Priority Number One: Growing Economy & Creating Local Jobs

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Patch Editor Patrick Creaven contributed to this report.


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