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Exchange Club offers behind-the-scenes look at the County Fair

On February 10, 2010, the Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley will host Rick K. Pickering, CEO of the Alameda County Fair,...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Feb. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 905 Views

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Chief Price, we support you!

Dear Dolores, This Tuesday evening next week a redundant review of the fire station will occur at the CCC-MAC Alamo meeting....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Disappointed, on Feb 4, 2010 at 7:14 am | 13 comments | 1168 Views

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Abe Lincoln is a hit with Freedom Shrines

President Abraham Lincoln helped members of the Exchange Club dedicate new Freedom Shrines in two San Ramon Valley schools...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Illinois born and raised, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 1125 Views

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Epicure: Super Bowl - Super Snacking

America will consume 450 million chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday, reports Epicure Jacqui Love Marshall, as well as 11...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 823 Views

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Teachers gather to protest Social Security offsets

Hundreds of teachers, outraged over a pair of programs that take away Social Security benefits, turned out at a March 21...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Teacher X, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 20 comments | 1655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exchange Club offers behind-the-scenes look at the County Fair

On February 10, 2010, the Exchange Club will host Rick K. Pickering, CEO of the Alameda County Fair, who will talk about...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Feb. 2, 2010
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo MAC to hear Fire Chief

Fire Chief Richard Price will give a presentation at this week's Alamo Municipal Advisory Council meeting on plans for the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree threatening petroleum pipeline on Iron Horse Trail

The county OK'd a permit last week for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners to remove an oak tree next to its petroleum pipeline...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:30 am | 13 comments | 975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo celebrating cultural diversity

From international storytelling to dance troupes, Alamo will celebrate cultural diversity in the area with its Multi-Cultural...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Feb 1, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 10 comments | 1018 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'No hard feelings' after Alamo woman crashes into home

An Alamo woman backing out of her driveway yesterday morning lost control and accelerated into a neighbor's home across the...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Just so you know, on Feb 1, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1444 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

And the trees come down

Nary a tree hugger was in sight this morning as the rows of redwood and cedar trees at the Veterans Memorial Building in...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rachel, on Feb 1, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 42 comments | 1707 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Football Incorporated is not that SUPER!

Dear Dolores, I usually look forward to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii because I know the season is over and all the selected...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Feb. 1, 2010
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jobs creation in the Iron Horse Corridor

Dear Dolores, Resident economists and professionals in our corridor have provided an excellent white paper on job creation...

Original post made by CDSI Research on Jan. 31, 2010
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Half of Bay Area children have one immigrant parent

A report released today by an immigrant advocacy group examines the contributions of immigrants to California and its regions,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 6:30 am | 4 comments | 1220 Views

SPORTS

Mustang Fury - the best in the West

The girls U12 Mustang Fury soccer team has achieved its quest to be recognized as the top team in the country by capturing...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1274 Views

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One soldier in need opens floodgates of help

Cpl. Jake Brown came home from Iraq to nothing - no home, no car, no viable support, recalls Mike Conklin, and now the young...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dawn, on Jan 29, 2010 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 1055 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Halftime dancin' at the Orange Bowl

Celebrate good times, come on! That's what 30 girls from SRVHS did, along with 970 others for a cool one thousand dancing,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Tatiana, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 975 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART reaches $1.5 million settlement for Oscar Grant's daughter

BART reached an agreement with the mother of Oscar Grant's young daughter Tatiana late this afternoon. The settlement is...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by American, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:21 am | 5 comments | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math teacher arrested for allegedly soliciting student for sex

Police arrested a Heritage High School teacher on Friday on suspicion of soliciting a female student for sex, Brentwood police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by A Mathgeek, on Jan 28, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 7 comments | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College planning for special needs kids

College planning can be a daunting process in and of itself. If you're a parent of a special needs student, you have one...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kristin Chdn, on Jan 27, 2010 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 1058 Views
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