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FREE EDUCATION SEMINAR Presented by: James Lin, MD ValleyCare Medical Foundation Gastroenterologist Date: March 13, 2012 Time: 7PM Location: ValleyCare Medical Plaza 5725 W. Las Positas Blvd, Pleasanton 2nd floor Conference Room Pleasanton Colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Death rates in the past 10 years have decreased due in large part to early detection. The best time to detect colon cancer is through early screening before symptoms develop. Please join us for an evening seminar led by James Lin, MD, ValleyCare Medical Foundation gastroenterologist. Dr. Lin will discuss the importance of colon cancer screening and the methods used to detect polyps/cancer. He will also cover the latest updates in screening, prevention and treatment. We invite you to register by calling our Health Information Line at 1-800-719-9111 or visit www.valleycare.com/educationseminars.

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Auditions

VALLEY CONCERT CHORALE Valley Concert Chorale will hold auditions Monday, March 12, at the First Presbyterian Church of Livermore for its May performance, “Springtime Sounds, Bugs and All,� and for the upcoming 2012-13 season. By appointment only. Call 866-4003 or visit www.valleyconcertchorale.org.

Author Visits

COMIC CREATOR SIGNING Meet Kyle Winters, Mike Andersen and Heather Brinesh from Triptych Books. They will be in store to sign their critically acclaimed series “The Trigger Men.� Triptych Books will give away a free print to the first 50 people. Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Heroes & Villains Comics, 264 Main St., Pleasanton. 399-5352. www. heroesvillainscomics.com

Clubs

REPORTER TO DISCUSS OCCUPY TriValley Democratic Club Meeting will host Kevin Fagan of the SF Chronicle, discussing the Occupation, 99ers and how

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TRI-VALLEY REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED Linda Paine is coming to Tri-Valley Republican Women Federate 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Mar. 10 at Rock House Grill, 1840 Portola Ave., Livermore. Linda Paine is co-founder of the Election Integrity Project. She will present fact about increasing voter fraud and how we as citizens can help stop this trend. Cost $20. For reservations or information call Phyllis at 462-4931 or email coupclan1962@pacbell.net.

Events

PLEASANTONIANS 4 PEACE This group is sponsoring a candlelight Vigil at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, at 603 Main St., to reflect on the human and monetary costs of the war, honor our veterans who have sacrificed, and visualize ways of moving beyond this conflict to a more peaceful world. Call Cathe Norman at 462-7495, email Matt Sullivan at mjs7882@gmail.com or visit www. pleasantonians4peace.org.

Exhibits

‘PASSION FOR PASTELS’ Prominent Bay Area artists, including Debbie Wardrope of Pleasanton, will exhibit “Passion for Pastels� from March 14 through April 14 at the Harrington Gallery, 4444 Railroad Ave.,

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Pleasanton Weekly 03.09.2012 - Section 1  

Section 1 of the March 9, 2012 edition of the Pleasanton Weekly