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Alamo Today, Sharon Burke and the AIA: a good READ!

Dear Dolores and neighbors, In the Alamo Today arriving in your mail, you will find some quality review of Alamo area...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Halamo, on Jun 30, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 5 comments | 991 Views

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Should the Alamo Business District be its own special district?

Dear Dolores, I would hope your readers would consider Alamo's business district as a regional destination for retail,...

Original post made by Hal Bailey, CDSI Research on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 30, 2009 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1286 Views

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Check out these videos of Starman

Phil "Starman" Hellsten lives on in his art, in people's memories - and on video. Check out these clips on youtube.com to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Josh & Shawna Pinkston, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1264 Views

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Contra Costans are watching Alamo's MAC results!!

Dear Dolores, Contra Costans are becoming more one community with the advent of e-exchanges. This morning, Kensington,...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 9 comments | 1175 Views

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1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views

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Blackhawk residents rebuff plan to sell parcels

A recent proposal by Blackhawk Country Club to rezone two parcels of land from "Parks and Recreation" to "Residential" hit...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by White Hawk, on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 1214 Views

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A cooler summer for Danville kids

The water features at Danville parks will be turned on July 1 since EBMUD has lifted restrictions on water usage that have...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Barb, on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tauscher confirmed for top U.S. arms control post

U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher, D-Alamo, was confirmed by the Senate late Thursday as under secretary for Arms Control and International...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 2 comments | 1173 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A MAC: more reasons for a strong AIA!!

Dear Dolores, Mary N. Piepho is unilaterally creating a Municipal Advisory Council in Alamo as gatekeepers for Contra...

Original post made by Community courtesy on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Halamo, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:52 am | 41 comments | 1985 Views

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Undercover operation results in arrest

An undercover detail aimed at car burglars resulted in the arrests of a man and woman from Alameda County. From March to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Tony B., on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1040 Views

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Alamo MAC discussion continues

Establishing a Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC) was the main focus of the June 11 meeting of the Alamo Community Council....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 25, 2009 at 1:38 am | 16 comments | 1329 Views

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Alamo MAC discussion continues

Talks concerning the establishment of a Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC) were the main focus of the June 11 meeting of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 25, 2009 at 1:32 am | 9 comments | 1043 Views

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Alamo petition toward incorporation begins

The feeling in the air was "rah-rah sis-boom-bah!" for enthusiastic supporters of Alamo's cityhood last week, as the Alamo...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by RandyB, on Jun 24, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 13 comments | 1102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Art through group effort

Fifth-graders at Sycamore Valley Elementary School learned about the art of masters such as Seurat, Monet and Van Gogh while...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Robin, on Jun 24, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 1388 Views

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Teen performs CPR after sudden cardiac arrest on BART

The ride home from school turned out to be anything but normal for 15-year-old Sara Broski of Alamo. The teenager, a sophomore...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Barb, on Jun 24, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1064 Views

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Vets Hall design is ready for public review

After 12 meetings stretching out over the first half of 2009, the Veterans Building Steering Committee has finalized its...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1057 Views

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Contra Costa County MACs are failing!!

Dear Dolores, In a document prepared for submission to the Grand Jury, Alliance of Neighborhoods throughout Contra Costa...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 23, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 18 comments | 1460 Views

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Council approves lean spending plan

The Danville Town Council OK'd a $25.3 million operating budget Tuesday, reflecting large scale losses of revenue from previous...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 20, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1100 Views

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Presenting the Past: The Howard Ranch and White Gate Farm

When the San Ramon Valley Historical Society put historical plaque No. 4 at the White Gate house in Green Valley, they recognized...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Chris Scott, on Jun 19, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hospitalized after Danville bar fight

An altercation ended with one man in the hospital and another in police custody, after two men began fighting in a Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 18, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 1741 Views
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