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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Exceptional Utility Bills

Dear Dolores, When PG&E offered me the opportunity to pay for three times the natural gas I actually used in December...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Careful Scrutiny, on Apr 27, 2010 at 6:30 am | 11 comments | 1665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Betty White for President

Dear Emily, Can you imagine Betty White, with her exceptional humor, delivering an interaction with the Saturday Night...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Apr. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1053 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where are we?

Today, Emily, our neighborhoods considered where are we as a corridor and district 3 in consideration of our role in a global...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Apr. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 945 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

May Day, May Day, time to celebrate!

Dear Emily, "Polling established that 94.7% of Tea Party participants do not drink Tea!" Please let it by my turn to...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on May 3, 2010 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is your name Arthur?

Dear Emily, Each year San Ramon invites those named Arthur to their own festival to celebrate that name, as "ART," and...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on May. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 703 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Important Results quite punishing!

Dear Emily, The ability to make and understand puns is, without the slightest doubt, the highest level of language development....

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jun 7, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 965 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another new years, please

Dear Emily, Starting around Labor Day and continuing to April Fools Day, our world has many New Years Day(s) celebrations....

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jun 9, 2010 at 6:51 am | 5 comments | 1012 Views

SPORTS

TWITS or TWEETS?

Dear Dolores, I do not Tweet or do I sit out on a limb except politically. In my view, when someone sends a Tweet to...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Dec. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where and WHO will lead our global violence?

Dear Editor, There is a more pointed Streetwise question to ask now that we have accomplished our violence in Libya. ...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Aug. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 749 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More BANG for our news buck!

Dear Editor, Today, a few neighbors were discussing how changes at BANG would affect the nature of news in Contra Costa...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Aug. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tomi van de Brooke, why aren't we laughing?

Dear Editor, Tomi van de Brooke wants to be the next District 2 supervisor. Why are we not simply laughing? Tomi was...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Aug 28, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 791 Views

RESTAURANTS

Just in case: How good is the coffee?

Dear Editor, As regional neighborhoods gather representatives to join Mayor Stepper for coffee Friday morning several...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

It's Showtime at the MAC!

Dear Editor, Will it be a last hurrah at the Contra Costa County Municipal Advisory Council, Alamo meeting, September...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by CDSI Courtesy, on Sep 6, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

SPORTS

Wash your CAR, we need the RAIN, please

Dear Editor, Let's encourage everyone, and another, to wash their cars so we know it will rain. You know! You wash your...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Jan. 5, 2012
There are no comments yet. 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great Job Saint Marys Basketball Coach Randy Bennett

Although I am a graduate of Santa Clara University Law School, I want to congratulate Saint Marys basketball coach Randy...

Original post made by Randy Bennett Fan on Jan. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2206 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Question for Mike Arata

Hello Mr. Arata, Regarding the recent Measure D bond election, you noted in your post of Oct 18, 2012 that you "...haven’t...

Original post made by Raymond on Jun. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 573 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

VP Joe Biden & Wife Donate Less than $4,900 to Charity in 2009

VP Joe Biden, who the Democrats use as their front person to attack the Republicans on everything, holds himself out as a...

Original post made by Reader on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Apr 22, 2010 at 9:47 am | 16 comments | 1615 Views

SPORTS

Business Ethics and Youth Basketball

A few months ago the Pleasanton community experienced an extreme uproar over the Amador Valley H.S. varsity coach’s involvement...

Original post made by Referee on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Leatherball, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:58 pm | 55 comments | 10634 Views

SPORTS

Aluminum Baseball Bats - Facts/Opinions

A young baseball pitcher, age 16, from Marin Catholic School remains in a critical life threatening coma two weeks after...

Original post made by Reflections on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Debate Over, on May 31, 2010 at 11:30 am | 27 comments | 3284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reminder: Mark DeSaulnier in Alamo on Saturday

REF: http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2665 Dear Dolores, Neighborhoods circulated this notice...

Original post made by Reminder on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 925 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
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New heights for NIMBYs
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When those covering the news become the news
By Gina Channell-Allen | 1 comment | 928 views

Earthquake Insurance
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 743 views

Merger of Music and Painting
By John A. Barry | 0 comments | 114 views