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2012 Recall efforts have begun

Dear Editor, Discovery Bay neighborhoods have approval to proceed with their RECALL petition for Brian Dawson, Discovery...

Original post made by [removed] on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by [clarification], on Oct 17, 2011 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 774 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did Alamo endorse Tomi van de Brooke for Supervisor?

Dear Editor, After more than a month, it is time to invite Supervisor Gayle Uilkema to explain why Contra Costa County...

Original post made by [removed] on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by informed resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 891 Views

SPORTS

Tony LaRussa is delivering entertaining Baseball!

Dear Editor, When our neighbor returns for this season in Kansas City, please welcome him. I feel even those like me...

Original post made by [removed] on Oct. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 748 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Discovery Bay is "Local News"

Dear Editor, BANG's San Ramon Valley Times' Local News segment is now covering Discovery Bay's Community Service District...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Informed resident, on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:37 am | 19 comments | 862 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Campaigns and Communication: what should we expect?

Dear Editor, Readers in several forum exchanges have provided a unique subject for your town square forum and the example...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Gets Justice, on Dec 1, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

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Local Drainage Issuse in Alamo

Dear Editor, Supervisor Gayle Uilkema and the Contra Costa County Flood Control District are holding a community meeting,...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Really, on Nov 30, 2011 at 6:20 am | 1 comment | 978 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

"Mr. Peterson, who is your District 2 candidate?"

Dear Editor, A letter is now being sent to District Attorney Peterson with copy to Sheriff Livingston asking for their...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Dec 1, 2011 at 10:55 am | 24 comments | 905 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Bleak Reality?

Dear Editor, A bleak reality has emerged from various focus polling in our region concerning the selection of candidates...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Informed resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 5 comments | 808 Views

SPORTS

Would you vote for OTHER?

Dear Editor, District 2 is now a competitive election and soon district 3 will have a competitive candidate, but what...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 983 Views

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Let's get to know Joel Keller in District 3

Dear Editor, REFERENCE: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_19605544, “BART Director Joel Keller is taking a serious...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Dec 29, 2011 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 804 Views

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DRAFT Joel Keller for District 3 Supervisor

Dear Editor, Since Diablo, Blackhawk and Tassajara Valley neighborhoods will not register for response to http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3410,...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 20 comments | 963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tom Cushing, what are your thoughts on local campaigns?

For your reference: “Being an effective Supervisor requires being a team player and having the skills to effectively motivate...

Original post made by [removed] on Jan. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 636 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jessica Lipsky knows the identity of commentators

Dear Editor, You have now been caught misrepresenting the reality of this forum. In the very informative posting by Don...

Original post made by [removed] on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jan 22, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 18 comments | 672 Views

SPORTS

Candidates' Evaluations

Dear Editor, I just completed a telephone conversation with a reader referred to me by your office. The individual, as...

Original post made by [removed] on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resdent, on Jan 22, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 14 comments | 944 Views

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Economic Growth in Contra Costa County

Dear Editor, There has been a growing discussion among capital groups to determine what industries can be added and what...

Original post made by [removed] on Jan. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 811 Views

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"What do we want as a supervisor, and why would anyone want the job?"

Dear Editors, (shared with local news media editors) Draft Committees met jointly to consider competitive candidates for...

Original post made by [removed] on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

"You light up my life?"

Dear Editor, REF: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_20006053/barnidge-residents-dont-care-round-hills-bright-idea ...

Original post made by [removed] on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 637 Views

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Rick Santorum in Alamo tonight

Dear Editor, Rick Santorum will be in Alamo, March 29, for a Tea Party fundraiser in a gated community on a private lane....

Original post made by [removed] on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 1078 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"Dear Editor" answered

Dear Jessica, REF: Posted by Say what?, a resident of another community, …”why do you keep addressing with "Dear Editor"?...

Original post made by [removed] on Mar. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 744 Views

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April 26 District 2 Candidate Debate: Questions?

Dear Editor, In two weeks, attendees of Express Debates among Candace Andersen, Tomi van de Brooke and Sean White will...

Original post made by [removed] on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dee Dee, on Apr 14, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 785 Views
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