Questions? Call 650-829-3800 or visit www.ssf.net. Hardbacks and paperbacks for adults and children as well as many Chinese and Japanese books, records, CDs and videotapes will be available. Prices are 25 cents or 50 cents. Paperbacks and Asian books are three for $1. A “bag of books” sale will be from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 650-697-7607 or visit www.millbraelibrary.org. The event raised funds for the chamber’s Access to Higher Education program. “This year’s event had the highest attendance to date and tremendous support,” chamber CEO Georgette Sarles said in an email. “Last year’s crab feed, a special tournament at Lucky Chances Casino, and several other wonderful sponsors enabled our chamber to award $40,000 in scholarships. This year, we are hard at work pursuing our goals. Many thanks to everyone involved in this wonderful program.”.
In order to properly fete a woman who remained dynamic, funny and ballet tutu tags unafraid of sweets, bacon or a good Zinfandel, her family threw massive parties annually that attracted as many 20-somethings as hip oldsters, Often at the family ranch in Uvas Canyon, where Cairns lived as a child, there were so many “Aunt Dee” birthday celebrants that tents lined the property, A bishop delighted the crowd when he said, “this is the first time I have done a centennial celebration where a parishioner was older than the church.”..
The public remodeling of the ballet company begins with a benefit gala Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. The event will introduce Carreño and kick off the first of three seasons under his purview. The 8 p.m. program is equal parts classic (e.g., Don Quixote and Le Corsaire) and modern (Jorma Elo’s 2006 Glow-Stop, Christopher Wheeldon’s 2005 After the Rain, among others). Symphony Silicon Valley, with Ballet San Jose music director George Daugherty conducting, will perform.
Special Story Time at the Library, Special guest local author ballet tutu tags Tina Cole Kreitz reads from her children’s book “Rocky, The Sea Turtle,” a story about Aleka, a magical green sea turtle and her believing grandmother, at the library’s school age storytime, 3:30 p.m, March 12, Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda, Free, 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov, PEERS Vintage Ballroom Dance, The Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society holds vintage ballroom dance classes focusing on social dances from 1840-1940 for both new and experienced dancers, 2 p.m, Newcomer friendly, 3 p.m, Experienced dancers, Sundays, $10, Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda, 510-522-1731, www.peersdance.org..
After the hearing on Friday, the two teams of defense lawyers began to hint at their legal defense. Famed attorney Tony Serra, who is representing Almena, said he will treat the case as a prosecution against the “real culprits” — the city of Oakland, Alameda County and PG&E. Serra expects Almena and Harris to testify during a “confrontational, adversarial and hostile atmosphere in court.”. Harris’ lawyers, meanwhile, have faulted the warehouse’s landlord, Chor Ng. Briggs called her a “slumlord” who has “multiple properties in disarray” and said she fled to China after the deadly fire.