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AROUND TOWN

Who is Duane Steele?

Dear Dolores, Let us start a search to discover who is Duane Steele and why he might be important to Alamo and its surrounding...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jan 26, 2010 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 1156 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Football Incorporated is not that SUPER!

Dear Dolores, I usually look forward to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii because I know the season is over and all the selected...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Feb. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1048 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Stars and Stripes Club

Dear Dolores, Would you please explain http://www.marynejedlypiepho.com/takeaction/starsstripesform.pdf. What is the...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Feb 9, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 915 Views

AROUND TOWN

A double standard, MAC?

Dear Dolores, Why is it Susan Cohen gets more than 3 minutes to speak to the Alamo MAC? How about Catherine Kutsuris...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Feb. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another website: a redundancy

Dear Dolores, Much was considered about the new news and culture website in our region so corridor news services tested...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Loyalty Oaths: Code of Conduct contracts in schools and school leagues

Dear Dolores, The current feature provided in subscriber reader services on school and school league use of loyalty oaths...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Apr. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1039 Views

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 | 1714 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. 1096 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. 984 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 | 981 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. 721 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 | 1004 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 | 1055 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. 1096 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. 796 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. 815 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 | 830 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 | 1313 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 | 1008 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. 999 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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