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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. 1087 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. 973 Views

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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 | 970 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
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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 | 994 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 | 1047 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. 1087 Views

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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
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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
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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 | 819 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 | 1294 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 | 998 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. 988 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
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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
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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 | 1650 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 | 10763 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 | 3355 Views

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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 | 958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has the MAC Schedule already been decided?

[portion removed] The MAC agenda for April 5 in Alamo has no reference to Mary Piepho's plan to reduce MAC meetings to...

Original post made by Reminder on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Himself, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 686 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 22 comments | 1,921 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,307 views

My secret identity is revealed!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,095 views