Community Service Day helpers

Some photo highlights from Pleasant Hill Community Service Day in the town on Sept. 27. (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group) 
DigestFall cemetery tour Alhambra Cemetery Halloween guided tour 6:30-7:45 p.m. Oct. 31, Carquinez Scenic Drive, Martinez. Adults only. Tour enlightens, not frightens.  
Organization aims to end domestic violence, child abuse  
HUMANE SOCIETYKhali was used as a breeding mama until she was left behind at a shelter. She is now 8 years old, spayed and in great heath. She is sweet, very affectionate and loyal, does well with other dogs and loves to go on walks.  
Quasi science fair at library gives kids hands-on play  
The following excerpts were taken from the Pleasant Hill police log:Thursday, Oct. 9 malicious mischief -- At 12:26 a.m., a caller reported that four-to-five vehicles in the 1400 block of Contra Costa Boulevard had broken driver's side windows.  
Many of us believe that getting a flu vaccine is a good idea, but too many still manage to avoid it each fall. Flu vaccine is abundant now, and the best time to get vaccinated is before the flu season is in full swing.  
Pleasant HillThe Planning Commission is set to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the council chamber of the City Hall. Meetings are broadcast at 7:30 p.  
(Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area New Group Archives)
San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars

The star-studded 2015 Michelin list is out, and chefs Josh Skenes and Corey Lee have earned three stars each for their San Francisco restaurants. 
(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.