Week in Review: Hometown Holiday; Missing Girl Found; Harvest Park Kids Create Chem App

A look at some of last week's stories in Pleasanton.

Congressman Passes Amendment to Allow Military Bands to Playat Scottish Games. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) says the amendment corrects the Department of Defense sequestration policy stopping military bands from playing at community events.

Nelson Mandela, Freedom Fighter, Statesman, Dead at 95
. Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner says Mandela's example will live on forever.

Missing 13-Year-Old Found Safe. Ana Elizarraras was found in San Jose.

Police Log: Home Break-Ins; Store Thefts; Disorderly Drunks. Several DUI arrests, and more from Nov. 24 to 30.

Pleasanton Couple Donates Chess Sets for Residents to Share. Knut and Joan Ojermark donated to sets of chess pieces that can be checked out and used to play on Main Street.

Trial Begins for Suspect Accused in the Murder of Tina Faelz. Steven J. Carlson will be in court on Monday.

Week Ahead: Parade & Tree Lighting; Mohr Bazaar; Santa Breakfasts; Chanukah 8th Night. Things to do around Pleasanton this week: Dec. 2 to 8.

Amador Valley High School Chosen to Perform at Annual Midwest Clinic in Chicago. A Farewell Concert will be held on Monday, Dec. 9 at the Bankhead.

Middle School Students Win $2000 in 'World Series of Innovation' for Smart Phone ApplicationWatch the commercial on YouTube for their smartphone application “The Missing 118”

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