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A First Impression Can be Misleading The northern California city of Livermore, with its small, quaint, downtown, two high schools and numerous, family-owned wineries appears to most people as the perfect picture of small town life in wine country. Livermore is in the Bay Area about 43 miles southeast of San Francisco which allows residents the convenience of taking the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train to San Francisco to enjoy shopping in Union Square, dining at fancy restaurants, or watching a Giants baseball game. The city sits nestled in the Tri-Valley at an elevation of 480 feet. Livermore is a fairly large, spread out city of 80,723 residents in 24.1 square miles. Livermore is a family-oriented place because most of the residents are families living in single-family homes. Diversity is point of pride in Livermore because eighty percent of residents are Caucasian, fourteen percent of residents are Latino/Hispanic, five percent of residents are asian and one percent of residents are African American (State). The Livermore Area Recreation and Parks District has provided Livermore with two swimming pools, many baseball fields for the two baseball leagues in the city and soccer fields for the Livermore Youth Soccer League. If you are a high school student in Livermore, you will either attend Livermore High School if you live near the Lab or Granada High School if you live near Stanley Boulevard. The Livermore High School mascot is the Cowboy and the Granada High School mascot is the cowboy’s Spanish counterpart, the Matador. Livermore High School is known for its Future Farmers of America (FFA) involvement and many students are active members of the FFA: raising farm animals, roping cattle and participating in other activities generally associated with cowboys. At 116 years old, the original main building
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course ENGL 100 taught by Professor Nadja during the Fall '07 term at Hawaii.

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