(Courtesy of Gulnara Khamatova)
Jazz greats on tap at San Ramon Library

Concert series offers close-up experience with jazz greats 
There were four blood stains found on the purse that 14-year-old Tina Faelz carried the day in 1984 that she was stabbed to death walking home from Pleasanton's Foothill High School.  
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Jason Anthony Landes pleaded no contest to assault with a firearm and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony for his involvement in the Jan. 26 shooting at the Redcoats British Pub & Restaurant.  
More than 20,000 people from around the Bay Area are expected at the fairgrounds to take part in the festival, which will give attendees a cultural and literal taste of India.  
DUBLINSenior Center event Nov. 8 to honor vetsTo honor the nation's military veterans, the Dublin Senior Center will host its annual Hometown Heroes Celebration on Nov.  
eventsThrough oct. 25 Art Exhibit -- Regular gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The Pleasanton Art League presents a members art exhibit of all types.  
valleycaremedical centerBethany and Andrew Norfleet, Pleasanton, Aug. 2, girlChristin and John Borges, Livermore, Sept. 9, girlJordan and Jonathan Cabatic, Pleasanton, Sept.  
military Local cadet completes training: Connie Ho, an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadet at California Polytechnic State University, has completed a Drill Cadet Leader Training assignment.  
Valley Humane SocietyLooking for a rock-steady companion? You won't want to skip Pebbles. No moss gathers on this busy 2-year-old feline: She can roll with the changes in most any environment, loves attention or will easily amuse herself.  
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:danvilleThursday, oct. 9 ARRESTS -- 12:04 and 1:26 a.m. The first of two arrest from a suspicious vehicle stop, both at 7700 block of Crow Canyon Road.  
( Kevin Winter )
Magic Johnson ready to assist Silicon Valley in diversity

Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce.