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Readers Choice 2011 Winners

This year we held the second annual Readers Choice for everyone to vote for their favorite things in Danville and San Ramon....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ricky, on Sep 10, 2011 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 2209 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 2208 Views

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Big electricity for little park in Alamo

The county is installing a second electrical box, expected to cost about $2,000, in Andrew H. Young Park in Alamo to be able...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Nov 5, 2007 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2208 Views

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Everything O'Neill

Robin Peterson, whose grandparents knew Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill when they lived in Danville, admires a kimono of Carlotta's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 20, 2008 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 2208 Views

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Danville council to talk plastic bag ban

Danville may join neighboring Tri-Valley communities in banning retailers and restaurants from providing single-use plastic...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Danville Hartz, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:56 am | 9 comments | 2207 Views

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SRVHS swim for the win

San Ramon Valley High School's women's varsity swimming and diving team captured the 2011 North Coast Section title in late...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by MV Mom, on Jun 1, 2011 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

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High court takes no action on Proposition 8

The U.S. Supreme Court took no action Monday on Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. The...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Dec 9, 2012 at 9:14 am | 30 comments | 2206 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charge against San Ramon attorney on hold until March

A misdemeanor case involving a San Ramon lawyer and an Alameda County Sheriff's deputy is on hold until mid March due to...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Color Of Authority, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:53 am | 2 comments | 2206 Views

AROUND TOWN

An ugly Choice

Posted at the request of the author Dear Hal and neighbors, The last three District 3 supervisors have carried on the...

Original post made by Margaret Sampson on May. 11, 2008
Last comment by Karen Sexton, on May 21, 2008 at 12:59 pm | 12 comments | 2205 Views

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Updating The House on the (Mona Lisa) Hill

Posted with permission of the author Dear Alamo neighbors, As towns named Alamo and Poplar throughout North America...

Original post made by Susan West on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 10, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 2205 Views

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Budget crunch claims victims in Contra Costa County

In an effort to slow or stop the financial hemorrhaging in Contra Costa County, members of the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Dec 16, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 2205 Views

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A place to say goodbye

Being in control is not a feeling we associate with dying. Yet, as anyone who has nursed a loved one through a terminal illness...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by Fern Aagard, on Jul 28, 2010 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 2205 Views

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Ms. speed demon

Imagine strapping yourself into a drag racer. Not one of those Indy 500 behemoths, but a real hot rod. Needle thin, an inch...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2204 Views

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Family ties a factor in SRV Fire race, incumbent says

One incumbent and two newcomers were elected to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's Board of Directors Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 2203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Business park 'plagued' by thefts

While auto burglaries are fairly common in San Ramon, employees at one office park have fallen victim to a rash of thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on Feb 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 10 comments | 2203 Views

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Protesters call for end of oil subsidies, more jobs at Chevron headquarters

Several activist groups will join together outside of Chevron headquarters in San Ramon for two days of protest against subsidies...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 20 comments | 2202 Views

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Contra Costa Meals on Wheels issues urgent funding appeal, may have to drop 200 seniors

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa launched an urgent appeal for more donations, saying that a funding shortage could force...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on May 2, 2013 at 10:00 am | 27 comments | 2202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to weigh deal with teachers union

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to consider giving approval Tuesday to a tentative agreement with the local teachers...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by GD, on Mar 25, 2015 at 10:09 am | 7 comments | 2201 Views

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Alamo incorporation opponents get organized

The debate over whether Alamo should become a town has begun to heat up, with those against incorporation holding meetings...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by CDSI Courtesy, on Sep 10, 2008 at 9:45 am | 10 comments | 2201 Views

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EBRPD buys land in San Ramon Valley to connect popular parks, trails

The East Bay Regional Park District board decided Tuesday to acquire 362 acres of land in the San Ramon Valley that will...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Sep 11, 2015 at 6:48 am | 2 comments | 2201 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 25 comments | 1,462 views

Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 439 views

Anatomy of a Summer Camp Project A Visual Essay, Phase 2
By John A. Barry | 1 comment | 106 views