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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Week in Washington yields contacts for Mayor Mike Shimansky

Danville Mayor Mike Shimansky hobnobbed with national leaders including senators Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer and Hillary...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Aug 19, 2009 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 1301 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ace is in place

Ace Hardware opened today in Alamo, to the delight of residents who have wanted another full service hardware store to open...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Negative/Positive, on Aug 18, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 13 comments | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RLP Teachers Say Goodbye, and Thanks!

Resurrection Lutheran Preschool in Dublin, affectionately known as ”RLP” is now known as Resurrection Lutheran Child Development...

Original post made by Ann Harper on Aug. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vets Hall plan nears final approval

Plans for the renovated Veterans Hall are entering the final stretch in the approval process. At a joint meeting Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Margreta von Pein, on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 953 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

District 10 candidates present views

About 500 voters turned out for the 10th Congressional District candidate forum presented by the League of Women Voters of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

School lunch prices to be decided Tuesday

In an effort to stem losses in the schools' hot lunch program, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car totaled at El Cerro under freeway

San Ramon Valley Firefighters responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday, Aug. 11, on El Cerro Blvd at I-680. Crews transported...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by jo, on Aug 17, 2009 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk parcel issue may resurface

Some homeowners in Blackhawk are preparing for another fight over the possible sale of vacant lots owned by Blackhawk Country...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sue Talia, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:44 am | 5 comments | 972 Views

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Open house at Blackhawk Museum

The Blackhawk Museum opens its collection to the public on the day after the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by David McGrath, on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors approve Alamo MAC

The ongoing debate over whether a Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) was coming to Alamo reached its end Tuesday as members...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 15, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 17 comments | 1193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major Car Accident @ Camino Ramon

Did anyone see that car accident last nite (Thursday August 13th) which occurred around 8:50PM? Im trying to find info on...

Original post made by Chuck on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 14, 2009 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 1308 Views

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Art Space: Seeing Mount Diablo in a New Light: Watercolorist Robin Purcell, poet of the palette

If you've never seen an oil painting of Mount Diablo, chances are you either just moved to the area or you've been living...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Eric Merrell, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans to hear about water supply

The San Ramon Valley Republican Women are hosting a luncheon with guest speaker John Coleman, EBMUD director, at 11:30 a.m.,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by testman, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional Planning Commissions denied extension

A pair of regional planning commissions tasked with dealing with development in the unincorporated areas of Contra Costa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 1082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo has a MAC!!!

In a unanimous decision this morning, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved the establishment of a Municipal...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Triogenes, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 971 Views

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Town stimulus plan fine-tuned

Danville has shifted funds within its Retail Incentive program to put move money into the most successful area, grants to...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Vic, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 913 Views

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Alamo MAC to be decided Tuesday

The future of Alamo will be a topic of discussion at this Tuesday's meeting of the Contra Costa county Board of Supervisors....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 55 comments | 1628 Views

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10 schools to get computers under lease agreement

Four hundred MacBooks should be in place at district schools by the start of classes, thanks to a new lease program approved...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Past SRV student, on Aug 12, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1099 Views

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Why neighborhoods should have audit teams at the August 13, 2009 AIA meeting

Over fifty years ago, the Alamo Improvement Association (“AIA”) was formed to serve as a community planning voice in government...

Original post made by For your information on Aug. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 954 Views

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Vandalism, DUI arrest follow car crash in Danville neighborhood

An early morning car crash Friday landed a 20-year-old man in jail on charges of drunken driving and vandalism. Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Denise, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 7862 Views
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