Pleasanton Weekly

News - March 5, 2010

News Digest

Talk with mystery writers

The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., brings together a trio of mystery writers -- Writers Diane Orgain of "Motherhood is Murder," Dina Mentink of "Endless Night" and Penny Warner of "How to Host a Killer Party" -- at 2 p.m. Saturday. Authors will be on hand to chat and copies of their books will be available for purchase. For details, call 931-3405.

Rain dampening sports games?

To learn if a city or school sports field is closed because of wet weather, residents can check out or call the sports field wather line at 931-5360. According to the city, some fields are closed for maintenance, while others can be closed for inclement weather.

Sunol Rep in its 29th season

The Sunol Repertory Theatre presents its 29th season production of "She Was Only Marginally Modest" or "Have You No Shame?" by Vern Harden and directed by Sue Marshall. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays starting Saturday and going through March 27 at Sunol Glen School, 11601 Main St. in Sunol. Tickets are $15 and on sale at Little Valley Winery, 739 Main St. in Pleasanton.

Golfing for good

The third annual Charity Golf Tournament, benefiting the Tri-Valley YMCA, will be April 30 at Callippe Preserve Golf Course. Early bird rates are $165 or $850 for a corporate foursome and include lunch, golf, cocktail auction and live action. Events for non-golfers, including dinner and auction, are $40. Register online at For more information, call Marilyn Casper at 475-6108.


A photo from the Chinese American Cooperation Council's Chinese New Year Evening Gala ("Welcome to the Year of the Tiger," cover story, page 12-13) was misidentified. The photo at the lower right was of a martial arts presentation by Wuchi Kungfu Academy and taken by Frank Geng.


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