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Pleasanton Weekly

News - March 9, 2012

News digest

Pleasanton will host the seventh annual Transit Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday, March 16, at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. This free event will feature agencies including WHEELS, AARP, the Alameda County Transportation Commission, Pleasanton Paratransit Service, Senior Support of the Tri-Valley Transportation Services, and ACE Train.

Free Car Fit assessments can be made by trained professionals evaluating folks 50 and older with a 15-minute, 12-point checklist with their vehicle to recommend ways for a better "fit." Call 931-5365 for an appointment.

Transit agencies will sell reduced cost senior discount passes and cards during the event, and a BART representative will answer questions about the Clipper Card.

The Pleasanton Senior Center's Snappy Café will offer a St. Patrick's Day meal for $5 for adults (under 60) and $3.50 for seniors. Make reservations by 1 p.m. March 12 at 931-5365.

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's St. Patrick's Day Brew Crawl is being held next Friday evening with tastes of beer and appetizers at 26 locations downtown. Free tickets to the Halloween Brew Crawl will be given for best costume.

Tickets are for sale at Redcoats, Main Street Brewery and Studio Seven Arts for $30; any left the night of the March 16 event will cost $35 at Museum on Main, 603 Main St. Designated drivers may sample the food for $10.

For more information, go to www.pleasantondowntown.net.

Pleasanton, San Ramon, Dublin and the Dublin/San Ramon Women's Club are presenting a Teen Job and Career Fair from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, March 24, at the Dublin Senior Center, 7600 Amador Valley Blvd.

The job fair will give teens 14-18 the chance to meet with employers and attend a series of workshops on Finance Management; Social Networking and Use of Media; Job Search; Interview Techniques; and Resume Development. The event will also feature panel discussions on Professional Careers and Skills/Trades, and a mock interview session.

For more information, call 931-3432.

The story in last week's paper on the School District's new Management Assistant/Technology Coordinator should have said that this position has been in existence since 2009. The primary duties of the job are analyzing test data; other responsibilities, about 20%, include sending out news releases and the district's e-connection.

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