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San Ramon eyes Tassajara Valley

The Danville Town Council expressed concern at its study session Tuesday morning that San Ramon wants to include the Tassajara...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jon Patterson. MVEI, on Mar 13, 2008 at 7:43 am | 12 comments | 1775 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It's a matter of personality and Oprah!

Dear Neighbors, "if Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position. And if he was a woman he would not be in...

Original post made by Darren Carter on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by Claire Wriggens, on Mar 13, 2008 at 7:28 am | 3 comments | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework vs. family time

Some parents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District have been instrumental in the formation of a Homework Task Force....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Mar 12, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Issues and Answers

Posted at the request of the author Dear neighbors, This morning, proponents for Alamo incorporation posted issues,...

Original post made by Kathy Bell on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Janet Cooper, on Mar 12, 2008 at 8:08 am | 12 comments | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spellcheck "Towne" foolishly

Dear neighbors, Can it be the single matter that TOWNE is misspelled in the Town of Danville and the proposed Town of...

Original post made by Halamo on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Melinda Jenkins, on Mar 12, 2008 at 7:45 am | 2 comments | 1366 Views

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Sad news from Alamo Today

Posted by permission of the author Dear neighbors, We must read Alamo Today as sad news for our neighborhoods. SRV...

Original post made by Cathy Sommers on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Mar 9, 2008 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 1491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Creating community: the role of the media

Dear neighbors, In previous discussions of the role of media in the creation of community, the subject was confused by...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Beverly Westin, on Mar 2, 2008 at 8:47 am | 11 comments | 1825 Views

AROUND TOWN

WE need a REAL District 3 Supervisor

Posted at the request of the author Dear neighbors, At present, we are faced with a choice between our current supervisor,...

Original post made by Susan West on Feb. 24, 2008
Last comment by Keith Lewis, on Feb 27, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board looks at parcel tax for June ballot

Parents and developers from the San Ramon Valley told the school board they support a parcel tax, after last month's sweeping...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Lisa Wright, on Feb 27, 2008 at 10:23 am | 7 comments | 1478 Views

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Another house, another HILL, what's up, Alamo?

Posted from another Forum e-chain: There is a project slated for Ridgewood Rd that violates at least five county ordinances...

Original post made by Hillary Oaks on Jan. 26, 2008
Last comment by no name, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:04 pm | 25 comments | 1989 Views

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Friends of stricken bartender start fundraising foundation

When Tyler Beal suffered a severe heart attack in November - leaving his four children with no income for rent, bills and...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Deborah, on Feb 26, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 2309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monte Vista students fight to keep one lunch hour for all

Hundreds of Monte Vista High School students banned together this week - donning white hand-drawn T-shirts with the slogan...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Connie Jackson, on Feb 26, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 2002 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Looking at homework

Some parents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are pushing for the district to reevaluate its 13-year-old policy...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 26, 2008 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1629 Views

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Alamo Roads

The February 22 issue of Danville Weekly has a story concerning the recent Alamo Community Council meeting. At that meeting...

Original post made by A. Watson on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by Osymo Ron, on Feb 25, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments | 1890 Views

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Hal Bailey does not support AIM's incorporation proposal

Dear neighbors, The placement of my name on the Alamo Incorporation Movement supporter list, www.alamoinc.org, was not...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Bell, on Feb 24, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 7 comments | 1800 Views

SPORTS

Mavericks battle 'til the end

The Mavericks, an U11 Division 3 Red Team, played in the District Cup on Dec. 1-2 and ended up going to the Championship...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Simone, on Feb 22, 2008 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Million dollar house fire in Alamo

Firefighters responded to a fire at 5:19 a.m. this morning at a house undergoing renovations in the 900 block of Danville...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Emil, on Feb 21, 2008 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1572 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The 411: 'Despicable behavior' is the norm on campus

"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 20, 2008 at 7:59 am | 14 comments | 1854 Views

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Conflicts in the Iron Horse Corridor

Posted at the request of the author Dear neighbors, The Iron Horse Corridor created by the SPRR San Ramon Branch Line...

Original post made by Susan West on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ernie Wells, CDSI, on Feb 20, 2008 at 7:55 am | 5 comments | 1641 Views

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Danville woman dies in crash outside Healdsburg

A Danville woman died early Tuesday morning when the Land Rover she was driving went off a two-lane road just east of Healdsburg...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 18, 2008 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 2614 Views
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