Friends rally for family whose house burned down

Alamo residents plan to rebuild on hillside site

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District responded to a fire at a three-story home at 1640 Cervato Circle in Alamo shortly after 3:29 a.m. Sunday morning.

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— Dolores Fox Ciardelli


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Posted by Cervato Neighborhood
a resident of Blackhawk
on Mar 22, 2009 at 7:29 pm

We wish to thank Chief Price for his team in protection of our neighborhoods from Cervato Circle to Castle Crest from the fire that destroyed our neighbors' home. We will care for and support our neighbors as they rebuild their home in our neighborhood. More importantly, we will make sure our neighbors experience the support of all neighborhoods.

Thank you to all neighbors in our Alamo region for coming today to offer all support necessary to continue our neighbors in our community of neighborhoods. Such showing demonstrates why Alamo region community of neighborhoods works so well!

Thank you all,

Hal, as a community courtesy,

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Posted by Community courtesy
a resident of another community
on Mar 22, 2009 at 7:39 pm

As we gathered tonight at our host facilities in Blackhawk, many Iron Horse corridor neighbors set a plan in place to help our Cervato neighbors so sadly deprived of their home.

Join us by posting your support!

**commentary by Karen, an Iron Horse neighbor in North Alamo region**

Hal, as a community courtesy

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Posted by Hal Bailey
a resident of another community
on Mar 24, 2009 at 6:33 pm

Thank you, Dolores,

Our neighbors are very important to all in the Cervato/Lunada/Diablo Vista neighborhood. Your publication of efforts serves that effort very well.

Hal Bailey
The Cervato Neighborhoods

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Posted by Ned and Dianna
a resident of another community
on Mar 25, 2009 at 8:39 am

Karen, Chris, Sophie and family,
We are so sorry about the loss of your home and belongings and very thankful you escaped unharmed. You will rebuild and have your dream home back but until then know that you have many friends that care about your family and will do whatever it takes to help you through this tough time.
God Bless you all,
Dianna and Ned Lawrence
Tiburon, CA

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Posted by Community courtesy
a resident of Alamo
on Mar 30, 2009 at 7:36 pm

Dear Dolores,

AS I visited our Alamo Business District today with a request to join Alamo region neighbors in a gift basket for our neighbors who are still trying to account for collectively 40 years of losses due to this fire, I was treated as less than a neighbor. I was advised that I must have Elmer Glasser's approval to even talk about being a generous neighbor.

I shall not bother Elmer or any of the P-2B committee with the issue created in the district and I will be the cordial provider of much that should have been offered by local merchants. But it still illustrates the separation that makes Alamo a ZIP code and not a community.

If you wish to prove me wrong, and I welcome such proof, contact me at or +1.925.933.4076.

We are a community of neighborhoods and will always celebrate neighbors!

Hal, as a community courtesy

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