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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ABCs of Measure C

Voters living in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District have a decision to make regarding the future of their schools....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Objective Viewpoint, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 9 comments | 1358 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Overlapping elections cause ballot headache

Residents may be a bit confused, as over the last few weeks they've received not one but two ballots for upcoming elections...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Probable cases of swine flu close elementary school in Pittsburg

Highlands Elementary School in Pittsburg is closed today in response to three students who have been diagnosed with probable...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 1670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

So tell me, how do you really feel about Measure C now the voting is done?

Dear Dolores, Measure by measure, we are seeing emotion blind a minority's commentary and blindly provide truth in its...

Original post made by Halamo on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1336 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weber property development gets go-ahead

The years-long battle over the final disposition of the 15-acre Weber property has come to an end, with members of the Danville...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by local neighbor, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 6 comments | 1120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C parade hits the streets

It wasn't your typical Friday afternoon at Greenbrook Elementary School. Instead of the empty playgrounds and shuttered classrooms,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:22 am | 23 comments | 1557 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan running for Congress

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan of Alamo has announced that she is in the running to replace U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher, congresswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 1155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district's red ink brings pink slips

Layoff notices are going to 137 teachers and others such as librarians and counselors who have teaching credentials after...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 14 comments | 1456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pink Slip Friday has teachers singing the blues

James Corral, vice principal of Charlotte Wood Middle School, directs traffic during morning drop-off this morning while...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Before you complete your Measure C Ballot

Dear Dolores, **Received from SRVUSD today** SRVUSD appreciates Iron Horse neighbors willingness to communicate with...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C discussion meeting, April 16, 2009

Dolores, let's post this as a reminder: **Received from SRVUSD April 3, 2009, edited notice** There is a meeting scheduled...

Original post made by SRVUSD announcement on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LTTE - Opposition to Measure C

Dear Dolores, It is fascinating that opposition to Measure C can be labeled as Michael James Arata’s opposition. The...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campaign sticker placed in Danville post office

Election fervor over the upcoming May 5 Measure C Parcel tax vote is rising, which may have led one person to post a bumper...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 6 comments | 1508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C ballots should be in mailboxes

Residents who live within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District should have received ballots in the mail for the upcoming...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 8 comments | 1424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VOTE YES on Measure C

Dear Dolores, It took no time at all to characterize the NO campaign as using funds specified for educational and facilities...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Baked goods making a difference

Students Kelsey Firebaugh and Matt Anderson held a bake sale at Charlotte Wood Middle School during the recent Danville Little...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Apr 28, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Building a bridge to somewhere - the new Y!

Workers from R.M. Harris of Martinez direct concrete out through a long tube to fill in the forms on the bridge connecting...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Apr 26, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Alamo a frightening example for other incorporations?

Dear Dolores, During this evening, the list of proposed incorporations and their committees have been contacting Alamo...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Apr 25, 2009 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An exceptional, "Into the Woods" at SRVHS

Dear Dolores, A very professional presentation of musical comedy was created last night at SRVHS. I thank the cast, crew...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Apr. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1194 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County cuts expected to reduce police presence

Cuts are expected to have a serious impact on county law enforcement, as the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors continues...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alamo John, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1157 Views
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