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    Seniors at Aegis fashion show 'still have their hot stuff here'

    Event was an Alzheimer's Association benefit 
    DigestHospice Tree of Lights Hospice Tree of Lights ceremony 5 p.m. Nov. 1, old oak tree on Morello Drive, north of Arnold Drive. Dedicated to Eloise Chavez, Herb Thurman.  
     
    The following excerpts are from the Pleasant Hill police log:Thursday, Oct. 16 burglary residential -- At 2:12 p.m. in the 2400 block of Marcia Drive, a caller reported that a neighbor's door was kicked in, and electronics possibly stolen.  
     
    The spotlight is on winter squash this month. It's a wonderfully colorful and delicious vegetable, versatile in the kitchen, yet stores well enough to use as a decorative display on your front porch or tabletop for Thanksgiving.  
     
    Concord resident and retired Walnut Creek Police Department Captain Neil Stratton received top honors from the San Francisco 49ers for community service to Contra Costa County through Contra Costa Kops for Kids, a nonprofit organization he helped found in 1995.  
     
    Pleasant HillThe Teen Council is set to meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the recreation district administration conference room, 147 Gregory Lane. 925-682-0896.  
     
    All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families. All branches are closed Nov. 11, for the observance of Veterans Day.  
     
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    When the 'dome' came down, this Mountain arose  
     
    Murder and mayhem return to Center Repertory Theater as the company presents Ira Levin's "Deathtrap" through Nov. 22 at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts.  
     
    Concord resident and retired Walnut Creek Police Department Captain Neil Stratton received top honors from the San Francisco 49ers for community service to Contra Costa County through Contra Costa Kops for Kids, a nonprofit organization he helped found in 1995.  
     
    A Jack-o-tini for Halloween

    This year's Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival attractions include all sort sof pumpkin treats, including jack-o-tinis, made by the new Half Moon Bay Distillery.