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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunches may see price hike

The cost of buying a hot lunch in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District may be going up, as trustees examine ways...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 2336 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Protect Marriage - Support the 2010 California Marriage Protection Act

I remember how vehemently this area fought to protect marriage last fall from the gay couples who wanted to steal the institution...

Original post made by Just so you know on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should be the role of LAFCO in our corridor??

Dear Gina C. Allen, Thank you for focusing commentary on issues in our region and removing the pulpit of a handful that...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony

The Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley is again sponsoring a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11 at...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo woman selected for LAFCO

Residents in the southern part of Contra Costa County have an additional voice representing their interests, as Alamo resident...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jack B., on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is your opinion of our Danville schools?

Let’s start some real conversations about our Danville schools. Students: Do you feel safe in your Danville school?...

Original post made by Marie on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by has to be anonymous, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:57 am | 78 comments | 5555 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon eyes Tassajara Valley

Danville, San Ramon and Contra Costa County will be sitting down and examining the eastern boundary between the two towns...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ruck, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 20 comments | 1782 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilman Michael Shimansky dies

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky died today, after coming down with bacterial meningitis Aug. 17. He was visiting his...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Fraze, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breaking News: Much of Downtown Danville Without Power

Much of downtown Danville was without power for several hours on Tuesday, after an apparent transformer malfunction. Crews...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Students to share poetry out loud

More than 800 students in Contra Costa County will join students across the nation in the 2009 Poetry Out Loud competition,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by azjOjZjxfhdykmraKxy, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:06 am | 1 comment | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

council members on cell phones

So many people today driving while talking and texting on cell phones.. there should be more tickets given out.. and the...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 14, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Too close for comfort?

Call 9-1-1 to report a fire or health emergency in the San Ramon Valley and within five minutes, a crew will arrive prepared...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Sep 13, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 44 comments | 3490 Views

AROUND TOWN

A beautiful day for the Alamo Music Festival

Dear Dolores, It is a beautiful day at the festival. Great people, good food, fine wine, exceptional music, and much more....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1013 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Make home composting second nature

Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority is sponsoring composting classes throughout its service area in 2009. The workshop...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by MaryZ., on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

parking/car oil leaks

Is it a violation to park that constantly leaks oil on a residential street? Our neighbors car is making a mess on the...

Original post made by Greening on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Greening, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 14 comments | 3428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting fit! at Charlotte Wood Middle School

Students and faculty at Charlotte Wood Middle School will be able to adopt a more fit lifestyle, with the opening Sept. 4...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Sep 11, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2080 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Released murder suspect back in custody

An Alameda County teenager arrested in connection with the January slaying of 17-year-old Rylan Fuchs is back in custody...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:40 pm | 41 comments | 3080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LAFCO to examine Danville boundaries

Discussions are set to begin this week as to just how far Danville's sphere of influence (SOI) extends. Members of the Contra...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Abram H, on Sep 10, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let the games begin!

No. 5 Kyle Jefferson of Dougherty Valley High School junior varsity makes a catch against Willow Glen High School from San...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 10, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures primary win

Voters gave one local politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S. Rep. Ellen...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Just so you know, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 1947 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 1,538 views

Goodbye University of Phoenix and Gene Wilder
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 189 views