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The high price of a 'free' education

Parents, get out your checkbooks -- it's back-to-school time. Free -- that is, tax-supported education -- has been basic...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:23 am | 10 comments | 1713 Views

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Christmas Bird Count draws thousands of eyes to the sky

Bay Areans are tiptoeing around the outdoors this holiday season to participate in the 111th annual Audubon Christmas Bird...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Dec 20, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed men 'take over' bank in robbery

Armed men held up a Pleasanton bank today, with one jumping over the counter and emptying teller drawers. Pleasanton police...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by dm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 12:19 am | 2 comments | 1477 Views

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A scandalous romp

It's 20 minutes 'til curtain up. Backstage the cast scurries in and out of dressing rooms, putting on wigs and touching up...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Therese Harvey, on Dec 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's Deputy charged with child molestation in San Ramon

A veteran Alameda County Sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday in Contra Costa County with 10 counts of child molestation...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Follow the masses., on Dec 18, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 10 comments | 2929 Views

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Do you have an ugly holiday sweater?

Blackhawk Museum will host an Ugly Sweater Holiday Party from 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 18, at the museum, 3700 Blackhawk...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sbr, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Acceptance-related activities in local high schools?

My daughters attended MV and SRV high schools, and one of many reasons I'm proud of them is that both were involved with...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 16, 2010 at 8:20 am | 33 comments | 4707 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Developer addresses traffic, school concerns for Magee Ranch project

Traffic concerns and the impact on schools dominated an informational meeting held Wednesday by a developer looking to put...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Dec 15, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 25 comments | 2727 Views

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Preparations begin on Magee Ranch Report

Danville town officials have mailed out a Notice of Preparation (NOP) for the environmental report that will be prepared...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Dec 15, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 15 comments | 1895 Views

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Over 100 residents turn out for scoping session

Over 100 residents filled the Danville Town Meeting Hall Nov. 30 for a special meeting of the Town Planning Commission to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Dec 15, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1490 Views

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SRVUSD Board installs new member, approves new project and policies

The five person San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education was installed for a new term Tuesday. The board...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1476 Views

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Town sees Fresh and Easy opening in spring

Danville's Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market is on track to open this spring, town staff says. But getting the British grocery...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Loura, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 8 comments | 2220 Views

SPORTS

TWITS or TWEETS?

Dear Dolores, I do not Tweet or do I sit out on a limb except politically. In my view, when someone sends a Tweet to...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Dec. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS singers enterain Cancer Support Center patients

The San Ramon Valley High School Chamber Singers entertained cancer patients at their annual holiday part on Dec. 10. The...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by oh!riley, on Dec 15, 2010 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 1922 Views

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Juvenile Hall counselor indicted on child pornography, abuse charges

A Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor was indicted by a federal grand jury in Oakland on Thursday on charges of producing,...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views

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Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho needs your help!

Help Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho win the competition among the Contra Costa County Supervisors to raise money for the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Dec 14, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 1678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Balazo owners charged in 20-count indictment

Owners of the popular-but-now-defunct El Balazo chain made their initial appearance today in Oakland federal court, U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 14, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 18 comments | 2921 Views

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Rachel Ray to sign autographs at Costco on Sunday

Celebrity chef and food empress Rachel Ray will be signing copies of her latest book, Rachel Ray's Look and Cook, at Costco...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Penny, on Dec 14, 2010 at 9:28 am | 3 comments | 2104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High graduates dead in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Michel David, 22, and a man believed to be her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both grew up in Pleasanton, died Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by danville mom, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 2425 Views

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Parks and Leisure Services Commission contines Osage Station Park review

The Town of Danville Parks and Leisure Services Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, to review potential improvement...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Dec 13, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views
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