Pleasanton Weekly

News - January 21, 2011

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Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl is hosting Professional Bowlers Association competitors from across the nation for the Earl Anthony Memorial tournament from Jan. 26-30, with finals on the last day broadcast live at 11 a.m. on ESPN2.

Defending champion Anthony LaCaze of Melrose Park, Ill., and his fellow Lumber Liquidators Professional Bowlers Association members will head this way for the second year in a row after participating in the PBA Tournament of Champions in Las Vegas.

"We're excited to have the Tour back again," said Ted Hoffman, managing partner of Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl, speaking for himself and Anthony's widow Susie.

The bowling alley is located at 6750 Regional St. in Dublin. For more information, call 828-7550 or visit www.earlanthonysdublinbowl.com.

The city of Pleasanton is partnering with San Ramon and Dublin and the Dublin/San Ramon Women's Club to present a Teen Career Development Fair on Saturday, Feb. 5. This free event will take place from 1-4 p.m. at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd.

Teens ages 14 through 19 will have the opportunity to attend a series of workshops on Finance Management; Social Networking and Use of Media; Job Search, Research and Applications Process; Public Sector Jobs; Interview Techniques; How to be a Great Volunteer; and Resume Development. The event will also feature panel discussions on College Preparation and Skills/Trades, and a mock interview session.

Call 931-3432.

Enrollment is open for the spring 2011 session of the Pleasanton Police Department Citizens Academy, which runs for 14 weeks, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17-May 26.

Topics include Community Policing, Patrol Procedures, Radio Communications, SWAT, Narcotics/Vice, Crime Prevention, Traffic Enforcement, K-9, Evidence Collection, Use of Force, Animal Services and DARE.

The free program is open to adults who live or work in Pleasanton to create partnerships with the community. Applications are at the front counter of the Police Department, 4833 Bernal Ave., by calling Coordinator Sgt. Leigh Ridgers at 931-5169, or email lridgers@ci.pleasanton.ca.us.

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