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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan's accuracy is not in the numbers

One of Joan Buchanan's people (a rather obnoxious and supercilious person) is saying on a TV spot that Abram Wilson got a...

Original post made by Treebeard on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Treebeard, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 1444 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Elections office mailing corrected ballots to thousands

Elections officials are expected to mail out corrected ballots today to thousands of voters in Contra Costa County who received...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dawn, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small shed fire extinguished

Firefighters have put out a small fire in a shed in Danville on Monday that was initially threatening a house on El Pintado...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by collins, on Oct 27, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 1900 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party rally a bust.

No crowds of thousands as they had expected and advertised. Here is the news from the rally. This was supposed to be a huge...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 14 comments | 1867 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: McNerney will create jobs

"I write with rage and confusion to ask what David Harmer proposes to do when 'government exits the business of running and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 37 comments | 2010 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parties, Slates and Individuals: Making a voter's choice

Dear Emily, The volume of election consideration quite out of sight of the public media is providing a very exceptional...

Original post made by Harald A. Bailey on Oct. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1504 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland Tribune endorses Jerry McNerney

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another website. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Oct 25, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sully helps promote safe driving habits for teens

When organizers of Street Smarts, a traffic safety program in the San Ramon Valley, decided they needed to do everything...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by who, me?, on Oct 25, 2010 at 8:11 am | 7 comments | 2016 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Breaking News!! SF Chronicle endorses Jerry McNerney

From the SF Chronicle: Four years ago, Democrat Jerry McNerney, a low-key engineer and mathematician, ousted Republican...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Oct 24, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 1526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Danville Scout lead pleads not guilty in pornography indictment

The former leader of a Cub Scout den in Danville pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland Friday to two child pornography...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Oct 23, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 5 comments | 2048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Small progress made in elementary boundary lines

Bit by bit, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) is making progress in its effort to balance the population...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by kp, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 1161 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take your doggies out for a playdate on Sunday

Alamo Parks and Recreation presents Doggie Day in the Park from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 17, at Hap Magee Ranch Park, 1025...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1066 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Note: Jerry McNerney voted for ObamaCare

Yep, it's true. McNerney voted for ObamaCare. This posting is to remind him of that fact since he seems to have forgotten...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cleaning up Town Square

Our Town Square forums are getting cleaned up as a part of an effort of the editorial staff to create a more thoughtful and...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 17 comments | 1543 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Let's make a real comparison of city manager's salaries

Buchanan's taking pot shots at the salary of the San Ramon city manager. But wait a minute - San Ramon does not have an assistant...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by sprtndad, on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:03 am | 16 comments | 2828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't Let Harmer Abolish Our Public Schools

I hope others join me in letting the religious zealots know we like our public schools......this is not the american way.......

Original post made by jrm on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Oct 19, 2010 at 8:07 am | 14 comments | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: What's your sense of history at your school's 100th anniversary celebration?

Last Friday's 100th anniversary and homecoming celebration at San Ramon Valley High School was the place to be. Streetwise...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tracy Pisenti, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 1087 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux - November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2844 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hitting the campaign trail

Politics aside, the two candidates for California's 15th Assembly District have a lot in common. Both incumbent Joan Buchanan...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Oct 18, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 12 comments | 1594 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man reportedly photographing kids at San Ramon parks

Neighborhood watch groups are spreading the word about a man allegedly photographing children playing at San Ramon parks...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Colleen, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:37 am | 14 comments | 2310 Views
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