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Streetwise: What do you like about cooking?

I don't know about you, but my favorite part about cooking is eating. Streetwise report Stan Wharton went to Charlotte Wood...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sally N., on Sep 25, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 1133 Views

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Crews to conduct emergency drill Saturday

A large-scale simulated emergency scenario will be taking place Saturday, Sept. 25 as members of the San Ramon Valley Community...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Treetopper, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 979 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Gecko

The GEICO people have many commercials featuring the gecko. But what is the gecko's name. In a recent commercial, the spokesman...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Sep 24, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 1655 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for four suspects in armed robbery

Police are searching for four suspects believed to be involved in an armed robbery at Home Consignment Center where an undisclosed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

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In touch with the residents

Tri-Valley mayors reach out to their residents in different ways but they all agree on one thing: If people are unhappy about...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Sep 24, 2010 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1055 Views

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Inspiring students to be leaders now, not later

Well-known educator and activist Angela Davis visited Athenian School's campus Monday morning as a part of the 2010 Round...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Rs, on Sep 23, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 27 comments | 2771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS "Shakespeare" a true gem!

My family had the pleasure of attending a most amazing comedy: "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Abridged" last...

Original post made by Terry on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 23, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views

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Southbound I-680 toll lane to open Monday

The Bay Area's first "express lane" is scheduled to open at 5 a.m., Monday, Sept. 20 in the southbound lanes of Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 1730 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Ways to avert San Bruno disaster

"Last week's San Bruno fire has left an indelible impression on the nation's mind. Gas leaks cause non-controllable fires....

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo Rotary will host Beth Randall today

Alamo Rotary will meet today at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Roundhill Country Club, 3169 Roundhill Road. Guest speaker...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 22, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Find help in answering common college essay questions

In the first part of her college question-and-answer series, Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D responds to a concern from a Danville...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Shahmirah, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 1462 Views

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Memorial service today for local vet John S. Goerl

Friends and local veterans are expected to gather tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 22 to remember WWII veteran and community supporter...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by The Guys @ Cntry Waffle, on Sep 22, 2010 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1125 Views

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PG&E releases list of 100 riskiest gas pipeline sections

As part of PG&E's efforts to restore public trust in the company following the deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 21, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Yellow Wood Coffee and Tea to go

The economic downturn has claimed two more victims, this time a much-loved coffee shop and its companion store in the Alamo...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Georeg, on Sep 20, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 9 comments | 7235 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux will meet tonight

Times Book Club Redux is from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club and meets from 7-8 p.m., every six to eight weeks at independent...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Danilo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 3027 Views

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Danville Concours d'Elegance was great

What fun! Amazing cars, a good cause and how wonderful to have a car show of this nature downtown. Jim and Christie Edlund...

Original post made by jrm on Sep. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1092 Views

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Residents get ready for emergencies

City of San Ramon, Town of Danville, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, San Ramon Regional Medical Center,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Sissy Police, on Sep 19, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 10 comments | 1634 Views

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Thank you CTA

One of us is a retired educator so we get mail from the California Teachers Association on a regular basis. This is especially...

Original post made by Treebeard on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sadie, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:41 am | 7 comments | 1767 Views

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Jobs recovery is stronger than pass recessions

Chris Isidore, senior writer, On Thursday September 2, 2010, 6:26 am EDT A jobless recovery? Hardly. By historical...

Original post made by Chet on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Sep 18, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1421 Views

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The family that 'tris' together, stays together

Recently, Danville dad Frank Garcia and three of his children took part in the San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz. While...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by shelley hilton, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views
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The New Odd Couple
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