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State Fiscal Crisis and Local Government Budgets

Dear Dolores, Our State fiscal crisis has potential for dire impact on county and cities budgets in our region. The flow...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Rachel Wells, on Dec 2, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

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Of note

<B>Interning in Washington Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3120 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Friend, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 2458 Views

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U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher accepts state department post

U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D., Alamo) today accepted an offer from the Obama administration to serve in a key post at the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 18, 2009 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2175 Views

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KKSF, becomes new; "The new SEWER Radio"

Dear Dolores, For the many music fans that enjoy smooth jazz, the new KKSF is a sewer project. Rather than exceptional...

Original post made by Halamo on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Barbara82, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1986 Views

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Second swine flu-related death in Contra Costa County

A middle-aged Contra Costa County man with H1N1 (swine flu) has died. His death is the second in the county involving a person...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 17, 2009 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 2389 Views

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McNerney seeks millions to keep things moving

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th) released a list of transportation project funding requests Wednesday that he is submitting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2500 Views

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Sunrise over Diablo

Winter might bring waterfalls to our western hills and snow to Mount Diablo, but a recent summer hike along the Del Amigo...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bobaloo, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 2254 Views

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Sen. DeSaulnier's staff at farmers market

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier's staff will be at the Danville Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 11, to answer...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 2223 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 | 2501 Views

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Death No. 5 attributed to swine flu in Contra Costa County

County health officials announced two more county deaths early last week as a result of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The deaths...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2909 Views

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Please read my position and agenda on family:

Please read my policies and agenda concerning family: Around Town, posted by Obama, a resident of another community, 24...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 2035 Views

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First human case of West Nile in county reported

The first case of a human infected in Contra Costa County with the West Nile Virus has reported, said health officials. Susan...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 6, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1971 Views

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Round table being held for 10th District candidates

Eleven of the 14 candidates seeking the 10th District congressional seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher will be taking...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Robb Kingsbury, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2126 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Reproductive health services vital Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6620 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 2077 Views

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Bridge crack could delay reopening Tuesday

Construction crews working on the Bay Bridge retrofitting project discovered a crack Saturday night that could keep the heavily...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Vlado Bevc, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2074 Views

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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 | 1755 Views

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Tolls may be raised at all seven Bay Area bridges

A key transportation committee is considering raising tolls by at least $1 on the Bay Area's seven state-owned bridges next...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by SPCWT, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 2353 Views

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Diablo Views: Sometimes you just have to do something

When something outstanding happens- whether it's tragic, wonderful or just out of the ordinary - we often feel the need to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Shirley F. Hutton, on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2748 Views

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Victory's Glow??

The Contra Costa Times headline this morning reads, "Democrats bask in victory's glow. This makes them Glowing Baskerds,...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Dec 22, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1911 Views

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Diablo Views: Silent night, please, for the 12 days of Christmas

From Christmas carols to celebrating the holiday in the '50s, editor Dolores Fox Ciardelli blogs some seasonal opinions and...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Vlado, on Dec 27, 2009 at 9:01 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views
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