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News - June 17, 2011

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The City of Pleasanton will host another community workshop focused on the Housing Element at 7 p.m. Monday at Thomas M. Hart Middle School, 4433 Willow Road.

This workshop follows three community meetings in March, and will provide an update on progress to complete the draft Housing Element. It will also have an opportunity to comment on sites being considered for rezoning to accommodate new housing.

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Fifteen Foothill High students are holding a garage sale tomorrow to raise money for their Relay for Life team that is part of the Northern California event, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, being held June 25 at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills.

"Relay for Life is an overnight event, which symbolizes the fact that cancer and the fight for a cure never sleep," said team captain Christopher Wen.

The garage sale will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6326 Camino Del Lago in Pleasanton and will include SAT/AP prep books and other books, paintings, toys, clothes, games and household appliances. Last-minute items for sale are being accepted. Contact Wen at 963-8272.

The teens have raised $400 so far for the cause.

Tri-Valley Community TV has been awarded three STAR Awards by the States of California and Nevada National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors.

The TVCTV awards were for:

* Sports Event: Dublin High vs. Dougherty Valley High Football Game, which featured sportscasters Ian Bartholomew and George "Dr. B" Baljevich with field reporting by Anna Kagarakis. Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti provided commentary.

* Sports Show: Tri-Valley Sports Final, a weekly review program hosted by Bartholomew and "Dr. B," which covers team and individual sports with footage and commentary. It also honors a Player of the Week.

* Website:

The awards recognize excellence in government and community television programming in California and Nevada.


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