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Danville and Pleasanton: 9/11 remembered

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. 
Las Lomas cross country star Chloe Hansel has finished first in both invitationals she's entered  
 
Chevron's attempts to turn plants into alternative fuels for profitable, large-scale production have failed.  
 
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.  
 
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.  
 
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.