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AROUND TOWN

Into the forest

Joe Christianson discovered a little bit of heaven just east of Alamo after the last rains. He hiked into the Las Trampas...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Mike Hunt, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Snow scene at Mount Diablo

The temperature will remain in the 30s and 40s throughout the week, plus precipitation is forecast - which all adds up to...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 1722 Views

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What's up with the town below the house on the HILL?

It is like Brigadoon for the town that lies below the House on the top of (Mona Lisa) Hill. And Helen wants to know what's...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 24, 2008
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Start the new year with T'ai Chi

The room is completely quiet as adult students of all ages line up on the hard, shiny floor. Teacher Bob Kipper stands in...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by astrideiland@hotmail.com, on Jan 24, 2008 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 1884 Views

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Mark Curtis leaving KTVU anchor spot

Mark Curtis - a Danville resident - is stepping down as anchor for KTVU Channel 2 News. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3021...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Sheila Garcia, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2165 Views

SPORTS

680 water polo team to nationals

The 680 Drivers Boys eighth-grade water polo team qualified first at the Pacific Zone Qualifier for the 07 Speedo Cup hosted...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jody Cambell Award Winner, on Jan 23, 2008 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 2153 Views

SPORTS

Why does it matter?

Posted with the permission of the author Dear neighbors, Sports is entertainment and this industry's performers are...

Original post made by Janis Connelly on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 23, 2008 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1790 Views

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are closed today to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Also, an interfaith...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Dede, on Jan 21, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1578 Views

SPORTS

You can do it! You can do it!

Girls Mustang Fury cheer from the sidelines for a penalty kick goal to break the tie in overtime at the U-14 Winter Turf...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jessie Zaph, on Jan 19, 2008 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

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 | 3966 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 | 2251 Views

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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 | 1896 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 | 1806 Views

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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 | 1602 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 | 1778 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 | 1985 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 | 2327 Views

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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 | 1501 Views

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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 | 1617 Views

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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 | 1568 Views
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