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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are closed today to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Also, an interfaith...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Dede, on Jan 21, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 2322 Views

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Speed Traps

As I drive down Diablo Road going towards Hartz Avenue, I always notice a motorcycle cop sitting on the right hand side of...

Original post made by Lucy on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Mike Rafone, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 19 comments | 2321 Views

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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 | 2321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen purses, laptops, etc., send strong message

In just one case, Danville police recovered 125 purses, and more than 400 articles of ID and credit cards, laptops, cameras...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by spcwtjd, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | 13 comments | 2321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2318 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 | 2318 Views

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Fur flies over proposed change to animal shelter law

Valley Humane Society would be negatively impacted if Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to repeal the 1998 Hayden Law goes through....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:35 am | 9 comments | 2318 Views

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Piepho wraps up her year as head of Board of Supervisors

District 3 Supervisor Mary N. Piepho's yearlong term as chairwoman of the Board of Supervisors expired this week and District...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Vince Kreigher, on Jan 11, 2008 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 2317 Views

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Hillary is running against Oprah in DRAG

Posted with permission of the author Oprah Winfrey is running for President. She has picked a staff member to be her image...

Original post made by Marcia Davenport on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Lisa Wright, on Jan 8, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 2316 Views

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Watch out for GAMING!

Posted with permission of the author Heads up, California, When gaming becomes a major income stream for your State,...

Original post made by Janice Elliot on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Susan West, on Jan 14, 2008 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 2316 Views

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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 | 2316 Views

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Issues and Answers

Posted at the request of the author Dear neighbors, This morning, proponents for Alamo incorporation posted issues,...

Original post made by Kathy Bell on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Janet Cooper, on Mar 12, 2008 at 8:08 am | 12 comments | 2315 Views

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LAFCO to reconsider incorporation

LAFCO Executive Officer Lou Ann Texeira said the commission has received a formal request for reconsideration of its Sept....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by John, on Oct 19, 2008 at 5:05 pm | 16 comments | 2315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 2315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district wants input on solar panels

As the School District moves forward to go solar at the schools, it wants to make sure that installed panels are done in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 2314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2314 Views

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Alamo Y plans still under discussion

Discussions are continuing regarding the future of the new YMCA facility planned to be built in Alamo, but no decisions have...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Mar 12, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 2314 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 | 2314 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 | 2313 Views

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Why neighborhoods protect their confidentiality

Alamo neighborhood groups, in alliance, formed because county agencies, including the AIA, operated independently of neighborhoods'...

Original post made by Lisa Wright on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by CCC LAFCo, on Jan 10, 2008 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 2312 Views
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