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    ( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
    Vibrant landscapes on Clayton Gardens Tour on April 25-26

    Drought-tolerant plants, winding pathways on display 
    The old-fashioned town hall meeting at Ygnacio Valley Library felt like yesteryear.  
     
    The National Shooting Sports Foundation and Pleasant Hill gun dealer City Arms East challenged the city's ordinance regulating firearms and ammunition sales; the city sought to have the lawsuit dismissed.  
     
    SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD
    Pleasant Hill Recreation's Community Center is the statewide award winner  
     
    Opponents cite parking, historic preservation issues  
     
    Courtesy of Janice De Jesus
    Concord man, 93, models for artists in studio session  
     
    Walnut Creek International Short
    Screenings of documentaries, family, world  
     
    Lindsay Wildlife Museum
    Young artists will be honored at a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in the Shadelands auditorium. Family Art Day will also feature an "arts passport" that families can use to enter raffle drawings for a $100 certificate toward CAE's very popular Arts, Academics & Adventures summer camp, and a certificate toward any youth Makers Series class.  
     
    Bay Area News Group garden writer Joan Morris and Master Gardener Janet Miller, who operates Our Garden, will show you how to grow vegetables even during our record-breaking drought.  
     
    The glitter curtain and show lights tip you off as soon as you enter the intimate Knight Stage 3 -- something a bit glamorous and more than a little campy is about to begin.