Pleasanton Weekly

News - January 15, 2010

News Digest

The community is invited to a workshop to generate feedback on a draft vision, values and goals document that will be used to update the city's existing Youth Master Plan. It will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 30 at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave. Draft values and goals emerged from a series of stakeholder meetings and focus groups conducted over the past year, as well as the results of a recent survey. Attendees will be eligible for prizes. Space is limited. RSVP by Jan. 22 to youthmasterplanupdate@ci.pleasanton.ca.us or call 931-5001.

Jeff Takada of Manteca is the latest to join the race for the 11th Congressional district, a position currently held by Democrat and Pleasanton resident Jerry McNerney. This brings the number of Republican candidates to six planning to run in the primary in November. Takada and the other candidates, Tony Amador, Robert Beadles, Elizabeth Emken, Brad Goehering and David Harmer, will be at a luncheon presentation Jan. 26 at Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville. Lunch costs $23. For reservations, call Leta Rockwell at 838-2908, or e-mail rockwellsnuggery@comcast.net.

Presented by the Museum On Main, "Take a Hike with John Muir" is a lecture by re-enactor Frank Helling. The talk will explore the life of the environmental activist who devoted his energy to the conservation and preservation of Western forests in the U.S. It will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at Lynnewood Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave. Part of the Ed Kinney Lecture Series, admission is $5 for members and seniors, $10 for non-members, and $3 for students and teachers with school ID. For more information, call 462-2766 or visit www.museumonmain.org.

Prominent poet Connie Post, first poet laureate of Livermore, will be featured at this workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 17 at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St. She will discuss how to handle editors, submissions guidelines and rejection while navigating the path to publication. Cost is $10. Call 846-882 or visit www.civicartsliterary.org.

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