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More than 4,000 residents sign preservation initiative

A grassroots ballot initiative has made its way to the county as a citizens groups aims to strengthen voter rights on future...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Derek , on Apr 26, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 10 comments | 1583 Views

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Legislators speak out at education advocacy day

State and federal legislators spent an afternoon with local education advocates Friday afternoon as part of an advocacy day...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 1229 Views

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What have we learned (so far) from Boston?

"The nation can now catch its collective breath, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing and speedy, live capture...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Apr 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 937 Views

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CEO, employees charged with fraud, theft, conspiracy

Former financier William Hogarty was set for a preliminary hearing Monday on an allegation of attacking and threatening his...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 25, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Age well and drive smart

Are you interested in becoming a better, safer and more alert driver in an interactive, fun, and dynamic setting? The "Age...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 25, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in slaying of Danville teen

Witness testimony is underway in the trail of a Berkeley man accused of killing a 17-year-old Danville resident. Walter Bell,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Greyson, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 1182 Views

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New Farm is old news

As local environmental organizations celebrate a recent victory over the withdrawal of the New Farm project, concern is growing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eric Guftensen, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 21 comments | 1609 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Senate committee hears arguments on stronger gun control laws

Voices on both sides of the gun control debate were heard Tuesday in Sacramento, as the Senate Committee on Public Safety...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Raul, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 24 comments | 1471 Views

SPORTS

SRV girls' soccer finishes No. 5 in the nation

San Ramon Valley High's Lady Wolves received a national ranking trophy from MaxPreps and Army National Guard on April 19....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District concerned with new state education funding proposal

A new funding formula proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown has San Ramon Valley educators worried about the future of the district,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 2398 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local attorney charged with illegally obtaining information

A San Ramon attorney and an Alameda County deputy face criminal charges for illegally obtaining information to be used by...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Tip of the iceberg , on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 9 comments | 1469 Views

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SUMMERHILL PROJECT PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING ON TUESDAY, APRIL 23RD, 7:30 P.M., DANVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER

The Danville Planning Commission hearing on the Final Environmental Impact Report for SummerHill's 69+ home project is Tuesday,...

Original post made by SOS-DANVILLE on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 649 Views

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Sequestration causes changes at Eugene O'Neill and John Muir National Historic Sites

Visitors to the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site and Tao House will see changes in operation hours and services as...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by danville resident, on Apr 23, 2013 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 1133 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Obama? Part the Third

I read that the president observed a moment of silence for the victims of the Boston atrocity. Fortunately, that wasn't...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Apr. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 864 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 and Pensions

Read it and weep: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/print/2013-03-27/california-s-new-taxes-are-paying-for-pensions.html...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Anti-Union, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Taxes and the Poor

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/04/21/these-6-states-tax-the-poor-the-hardest.aspx ...

Original post made by Dave on Apr. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 996 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Obama? Part Deux

There was a stampede by the libs to comment on the atrocity in Boston. Then they found out what type of people were responsible...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bo Peep, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 893 Views

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Where's Obama?

Now that the terrorists have been either killed or captures, where's Obama? For that matter, where's Biden, Pelosi, and Reid? (...crickets...)...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Apr 21, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 3 comments | 680 Views

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Running community hits the pavement in memorial

The Bay Area running community honored those killed or wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings with a memorial run in Oakland...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 869 Views

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Repairs under way on Mt. Diablo beacon

Volunteers will replace the lead-based paint peeling on the beacon and properly repaint the Eye with weather resistant paint....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 814 Views
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