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Updated: September 18, 2014 11:31:17 AM PDT
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.  
 
In addition to adding a lovely shade of brown adorning residential lawns throughout the city, the drought we are all faced with is having some impact on businesses around the city.  
 
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.  
 
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.  
 
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Price is spreading the word about PulsePoint, a lifesaving smart phone app that connects people suffering heart attacks with potential help nearby.  
 
Las Lomas cross country star Chloe Hansel has finished first in both invitationals she's entered  
 
After a decade of planning, construction has begun on the $147.7 million East County Hall of Justice, a five-story courthouse with 13 courtrooms and a two-story county office building next to the Santa Rita Jail. When it opens in 2017, it will replace the Gale Schenone Hall of Justice in Pleasanton and the vacated Allen E. Broussard Justice Center in Oakland.  
 
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.  
 
Trustees keep 'modified lite' calendar, which has plenty of supporters, critics  
 
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.  
 
Tri-Valley Sliders baseball club wins All World 16U wood bat tournament  
 
Granada High girls volleyball coach Rich Cortez loves being back at his alma mater  
 
In a gritty, defensive, penalty-filled game, it was a stout defense and a decisive second-half surge that lifted the Montgomery High football team to a 18-7 victory over host Dublin on Friday  
 
California Grizzlies surge in second quarter to beat Castro Valley  
 
After a year of negotiations, the Dublin Unified School District and the California School Employees Association (CSEA) reached agreement on a new three-year successor contract, resulting in raises and benefit increases for the district's classified employees.  
 
Dublin art and wine festival to be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at Emerald Glen Park  
 
The Silver and Black club will donate 20 percent of the door take to a scholarship fund for a late Raiderette.  
 
Alameda County is paying $80,000 to settle racial discrimination allegations by a black dispatcher who said she was verbally harassed by co-workers at the Alameda County Fire Department.  
 
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.  
 
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Blind from birth, Michael Hingson was working on the 78th floor in the North Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, when terrorists flew a plane into the skyscraper. Led by his guide dog Roselle, Hingson was able to make it out, descending from the 78th floor, surrounded by smoke and flames. Hingson told his story at a solemn ceremony Tuesday at Camp Parks in Dublin, a gathering marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.  
 
The two-day, one-night campout was held by the City of Pleasanton's Community Services Department in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America. The 40 families who registered for the event, consisting of 160 individuals, were provided with a campsite, a tent, breakfast and dinner.  
 
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:danvilleThursday, Aug. 28 THEFT -- 10:46 a.m. A car was reported stolen, 200 block Paraiso Drive.  
 
Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl Bowlers of the Week: Ken DiBattista of the Black Oak/Pacific Coast Termite Scratch Trios started the league with a 736 set and Dave Houck was close behind with a 732.  
 
Zombie customers shuffle through recent pub crawl.  
 
Run, Forrest, run, but please stop bicyclingThis is to the middle-aged dirt bike rider with the bright orange racing jersey and shiny new red bike who forced me off the Creek Trail at Holmes Street underpass Aug.  
 
Good stuffBeen going about it the wrong way? Fight Night -- 7 p.m. Relationship experts Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott present an engaging and practical presentation to help couples learn to fight well.