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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 | 2398 Views


Tri-Valley Hero: Arlie Smith, for the children

Arlie Smith's face and smile are known to thousands throughout the San Ramon Valley, and now many of them in turn have helped...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 27, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2398 Views


FBI arrests Blackhawk father and daughter in securities scheme

Two members of a Danville family are facing federal charges in connection with a securities fraud that netted nearly $3 million....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Janet, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2398 Views


Celebration of Life for Elena scheduled for Friday

A Celebration of Life for Elena Cadet will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27, at Diablo Country Club. The 18-year-old Monte...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2397 Views


How I spent my summer vacation 2007

What is it about summer that brings out the masochist in me? Last year I loaded my kids in the car and spent most of the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2007
Last comment by rachel, on Jul 4, 2007 at 7:08 am | 1 comment | 2397 Views


Measure C ballots should be in mailboxes

Residents who live within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District should have received ballots in the mail for the upcoming...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 8 comments | 2396 Views


Monte Vista students hammer away at old library

Approximately 15 students, who were either members of the leadership team or the student design committee, donned hard hats...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 6, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2396 Views


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 | 2396 Views


Danville focuses on efficiency to deal with increasing traffic

Danville is focusing on making the most of what it already has to make life better for commuters, according to Tai Williams,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by BB, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 18 comments | 2396 Views


Where is IT all going?

As technology has boomed during the past 20 years, the tools of education have changed along with it. Chalkboards have given...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on May 29, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 2395 Views


Piepho defends study beyond urban limit line

Contra Costa County's approval to study a development of 193 homes outside the urban limit line in the Tassajara Valley,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Samantha Robinson, on Oct 1, 2007 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 2395 Views


Washington man arrested in connection with San Ramon home invasions

A Washington man has been charged in connection with a pair of recent San Ramon home invasions, including one in which a...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 13, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 2395 Views


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 | 2395 Views


yardbirds gets it right

I hadn't been to Yardbirds since its reopening. The store looks great, but what impressed me the most was the classical music....

Original post made by jimbo on Aug. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2394 Views


Vehicle hits 2-year-old riding in a bicycle carrier in Alamo

A vehicle struck a two-year-old girl while she was riding in a carrier attached to a bicycle Saturday afternoon, an officer...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 35 comments | 2394 Views


Stampeding to the top

The Mustang Stampede Division 3 Girls U11 played in four games at the 15th annual Tiburon/Mill Valley Fall Kick Off on Aug....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2009
Last comment by Siena, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 2392 Views


T'ai Chi Ch'uan

The room is completely quiet as adult students of all ages line up on the hard, shiny floor. Teacher Bob Kipper stands in...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2007
Last comment by, on Dec 30, 2007 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2392 Views


West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by In Alamo, on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:59 am | 28 comments | 2392 Views


Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 2391 Views


Diablo Views: Jersey boy says goodbye

I ran away from home when I was 10, dashing through the dark. The police found me hiding behind a tree, wearing red pajamas...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jordan, on Feb 8, 2008 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 2390 Views
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Remembering Alameda County's fallen heroes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,025 views