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.
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.
This year's California Coastal Cleanup will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, and the East Bay Regional Park District will do its part. It's a great family activity -- an opportunity to show your kids the importance of maintaining and protecting the environment.
(Marty Westman/Detroit Free Press)
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