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Danville: Concours d'Elegance rare cars to grace downtown streets

The event, in its 10th year, will feature an extraordinary fleet of rare cars and boats that will be on display for free from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 in downtown Danville. All donations to the event will benefit Parkinson's research and treatment. 
Las Lomas cross country star Chloe Hansel has finished first in both invitationals she's entered  
 
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.  
 
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.  
 
A poll-based story basically was worthlessOn the front page of the Sept. 3 edition was a lower-right story headlined, "Majority of Californians favor allowing migrant kids to stay.  
 
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.  
 
Valley Humane SocietyGarth, 4 months old, will never ruin your black-tie affair ... he's already dressed for it! This sleek black kitten is well versed in social graces.  
 
LivermoreLab names associate engineering directorLawrence Livermore Laboratory on Sept. 12 announced the hiring of Anantha Krishnan as its new associate director for engineering, concluding a nationwide search.  
 
Price is spreading the word about PulsePoint, a lifesaving smart phone app that connects people suffering heart attacks with potential help nearby.  
 
Good stuffCrafters' paradise Harvest Festival -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Shop for handmade American arts and crafts in hundreds of booths.  
 
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The action film based on James Dashner's books has its flaws, including a somewhat disappointing ending, but it's compelling and well-made and should appeal to young viewers.