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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enter the high school writers contest and workshop

The California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch will sponsor its second annual High School Writers Contest and Workshop from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 960 Views

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Former fire captain arrested after allededly stealing from fire district

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is expected to review a case against a retired fire captain and Alamo...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Old Danvillian, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:09 am | 14 comments | 1407 Views

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Man shot, injured by police after allegedly threatening officer with knife

Police shot and injured Dublin resident Ryan Cox Friday morning after he allegedly walked toward officers with a large knife,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:31 am | 5 comments | 857 Views

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San Ramon attorney faces complaint to state bar association

A San Ramon family law attorney charged with illegally receiving confidential information now faces a complaint made to the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Earl Stanley Gardnerd, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 1399 Views

SPORTS

Batter up!

You might imagine that with 13 years in the major leagues, awards including two-time Minor League Player of the Year, two...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by SALLY, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 982 Views

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Take a Senior Sneaker trip to see 'Wicked' tomorrow

Join other seniors on a trip into San Francisco to see "Wicked" at the Orpheum Theater on Thursday, Jan. 24. "Wicked" is...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Uncle Joe/Petticoat Junction, on Jan 27, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 771 Views

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Local economy has a bright future, economist says

Business owners and those interested in finance got an inside look at the future on Friday along with pleasant news about...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 7 comments | 1002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Organic foods a favorite among healthy shoppers

Organic foods have become a favorite among many shoppers who consider them more nutritious and healthy, with 40 studies published...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Jan 25, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 5 comments | 837 Views

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General Plan opponents hold meeting in advance of Planning Commission decision

A collaborative effort of local groups upset about Danville's 2030 General Plan update, the Citizens Town Hall meeting informed...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Born and raised here, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 37 comments | 2764 Views

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Plans for new restaurant on Mudd's San Ramon property fall through

Plans for a new restaurant on the former site of Mudd's restaurant have officially fallen through, after an Oakland-based...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 24, 2013 at 9:32 am | 3 comments | 1130 Views

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Wednesday is another Spare the Air day

Another Winter Spare the Air alert banning wood-burning has been issued for the Bay Area on Wednesday. It is the eighth time...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by the dogfather, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 898 Views

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SRVUSD poised to begin preliminary work on new school, Stone Valley renovation

By the end of next month, the school district should be taking the first steps toward building a $31 million elementary school...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 23, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 1196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Development, General Plan, Downtown

DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AND San Ramon Valley Drive eyesore: Has anyone seen the incredible eyesore that is going up on San...

Original post made by neighborhood watch on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Sylence Dugood, on Jan 23, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town manager responds to General Plan update concerns

In an open letter to residents, Town Manager Joe Calabrigo discusses he draft 2030 General Plan and draft Sustainability...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 23, 2013 at 9:43 am | 34 comments | 1612 Views

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Bullying affects more than just the victim

If bullying were a disease, it would be an epidemic in schools. National statistics from 2010 -- the latest available --...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 22, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying a priority for SRVUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 42 comments | 3238 Views

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Whatever happened to Afghanistan?

From an independent, bucolic country respected by its neighbors to a chaotic and corrupt war zone -- the last 50 years have...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alamo mom, on Jan 22, 2013 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Vista grand opening draws dozens in praise

More than 50 people attended a grand opening ceremony for Valley Vista on Wednesday afternoon, celebrating San Ramon's first...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Jan 20, 2013 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cannot Pay Dick Price's Retirement Ultimate Cost

Sorry Dick, but the revelation as to what you will ultimately cost us has given me the sad feeling that the firefighters...

Original post made by TAX Payer on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 19, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 8 comments | 892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charlotte Wood student followed to school by men in truck

The principal of Charlotte Wood Middle School has notified parents that a student reported being followed to schools Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 19, 2013 at 8:28 am | 12 comments | 1900 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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