Danville and Pleasanton: 9/11 remembered
Services were held Sept. 11 in Danville at the ninth annual 9.11.01 Remembrance Ceremony held at the All Wars Memorial in Oak Hill Park and in Pleasanton at the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department.
If the deal is approved, the city would issue $9.2 million in certificates of participation -- essentially a 30-year mortgage -- to retire a significant portion of the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center's $22.2 million bond debt owed to the Bank of New York Mellon for the theater's construction in 2006, and take over ownership rights.
About 80 people, mostly residents living along Tesla Road, packed the Livermore Library on Monday to hear Alameda County officials and consultants present their preliminary recommendations for improving safety along the rural road. Many residents are critical of the study, saying it will only encourage more drivers to use the already congested road as an alternative to Interstate 580.
Between the Vines is a biweekly column on wine and wine making in the Livermore Valley region. This column was contributed by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association.
City officials are looking at broadening the city's anti-smoking ordinance to include e-cigarettes, as well as amending the law to prohibit smoking downtown, except in designated areas.
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:danvilleThursday, sept. 4 BURGLARY -- 3:23 p.m. A residential breaking and entering was reported, 800 block Columbine Court.
The North Pleasanton Rotary Club will hold its annual "Starry Night" evening gala, bringing together food, fun and fundraising for numerous local and international service projects. This year, the event's "Fund-a-Need" charity will be Agape Villages, a regional program that mobilizes community resources for disadvantaged children and their families.
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Review: Stunning Anderson Collection opens at Stanford
Housed on the Stanford University campus in a $36 million building designed by Richard Olcott, this collection, built over the past half-century by a Bay Area couple, enjoys 15,000 square feet of exhibition space, where 104 paintings, sculptures and other works are currently displayed. (The entire collection numbers 121 pieces.) Olcott's building, which is impressive in its own right, floats next to Stanford's Cantor Arts Center, and admission to both is free.
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Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism
The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend.