A golf course, a water park and pony rides. These are just a few ideas the Livingston Parks and Recreation Commission might discuss in an effort to increase recreational activities in the city. But the commission that plans these programs is severely lacking in members – with 10 commissioner positions expiring at the end of the week. Only one current commissioner, Maria Baptista, has reapplied for her spot on the panel. The remaining nine seats – six commissioners and three alternates – will be vacant by Saturday, said Recreation Superintendent Jacquelyn Benoit.
People rummaging through trash every night is a rude awakening to some residents, and now Livingston city leaders are now considering a law to ban people from digging through trash for recyclables and other materials.
A public display scrutinizing the use of antibiotics in Foster Farms chickens greeted hundreds of residents Friday, sending a powerful message about what advocates say is continued misuse of the drug by the giant poultry producer.
The union representing Livingston’s public works employees blasted the city manager in a series of letters expressing frustration over stalled labor negotiations and claims of mistreatment and sexual harassment by a supervisor.
Officer Lobo had a proud bounce in his step and a shiny badge around his neck as he moved Friday morning through the streets of Livingston. It’s big a turnaround for the 15-year-old horse, who a few years ago was the victim of severe animal abuse and neglect.
Longtime politician Gurpal Samra had butterflies in his stomach shortly before the polls closed on Election Day, but it didn’t stop the 54-year-old from winning another four years on the Livingston City Council.
A photograph depicting a candidate for the Livingston City Council posing with several people described by law enforcement officials as known gang members sparked controversy this week, less than two weeks before the election.