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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Escape to Mount Diablo

It's hard to believe peace and tranquility are only a stone's throw away. Even though we are at the foot of Mount Diablo,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 17, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 3698 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

An Alamo Postcard

Posted with the permission of the author Dear neighbors, Late last year, we shared postcards from towns named Alamo...

Original post made by Enrique Martinez on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Grace Fortus, on Jan 16, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 2121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Passage to New Zealand

The tropical midnight air was calm as Andre Lay steered the 65-foot schooner through the Pacific Ocean somewhere between...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Bob Archer, on Jan 16, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

e-campaigns: the new politics

Dear neighbors, The collateral of politics has always been communication. Money is the basis of public campaigns because...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 16, 2008 at 7:29 am | 13 comments | 1741 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remodeler plans to buy discounted solar systems

Gayler Construction of Danville is looking for 250 homeowners in the Tri-Valley who are interested in buying bulk solar energy...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 14, 2008 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 1501 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lady Mustang jumps for joy

Stephanie Schafer, still only a freshman, recently broke the 23-year-old high jump record at Monte Vista High School of...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2008
Last comment by stephanie, on Jan 12, 2008 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chicken Salad revisited

Posted by permission of the authors Today, we shared new chicken salad recipes on this forum and in our All thing Alamo...

Original post made by Jane Johnson on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Emily Carson, on Jan 11, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 8 comments | 2168 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Diablo Views: Letters live on

Is the written personal letter a thing of the past? I remember learning in grammar school the correct way to write a letter...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 11, 2008 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1401 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Updating The House on the (Mona Lisa) Hill

Posted with permission of the author Dear Alamo neighbors, As towns named Alamo and Poplar throughout North America...

Original post made by Susan West on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 10, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Does transportation impact current home prices

Dear Neighbors, Today, via HSVT (HSBC), a Reuters report discussed the impact of transportation access on the value of...

Original post made by Hal Bailey, CDSI on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 10, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lores Rizkalla to speak at Crow Canyon CC January 22

The San Ramon Valley Republican Women invite you to hear Ms Rizkalla speak on "2008: Republican Women and the Power to Shape...

Original post made by Elizabeth Summer on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 1854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chicken Salad recipes, please

Alamo needs something new! Something to talk about! May I direct your attention to a major gap in our community's knowledge....

Original post made by Forest Warn on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 7, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

The State of the ONION address

As we prepare, thank GOD, for GW Bush's last year in occupancy of the White House, we need to celebrate the last State of...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Buck Bailey, on Jan 7, 2008 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drunk in public results in arrest

Danville police arrested a loud, staggering 48-year-old drunk woman at Meenar's Bar last week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Silent Incorporation

Alamo neighbors wonder why incorporation proponents ended their communication on November 22 as noted on their website. It...

Original post made by Susan West on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Alise, Miranda Neighborhood, on Jan 5, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 51 comments | 2975 Views

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AIM answers 'legitimate questions'

Murmurs that the Alamo Incorporation Movement has stopped answering Web site inquiries about cityhood were echoing around...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by David Brower, on Jan 4, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 5 comments | 1477 Views
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