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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Seeks Community Members for Measure D Committee

With the passage of Measure D in November, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is seeking members...

Original post made by Terry Koehne on Jan. 4, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Paint Satrick's Day

My fellow fools, Tis the season! This monday, once again, we will foolishly take our green cans of paint to the Round...

Original post made by The Alamo Towne Fool on Mar. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Yes, Helen, there can be excitement on the FORUM

Dear Helen, As you noted today, this FORUM has gotten fairly dull as Alamo neighbors returned to private, neighbor-to-neighbor...

Original post made by The Butcher on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 28, 2008 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

"Free pets with subscription" item had us howling!

... although we think you should know that, contrary to your story line, our Alpha-human often uses your publication as a...

Original post made by The collies on Apr. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1085 Views

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Drumstick

The juxtaposition of two recent articles in our local fishwrap... http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_17100923?IADID=Search-www.contracostatimes.com-www.contracostatimes.com ht...

Original post made by the dogfather on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Jan 26, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 6271 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by the dogfather, on Mar 13, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

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Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Ask most dogs (yes, yours too) what is THE single worst day of the year, and July 4th gets 4 paws up. Fireworks and other...

Original post made by the dogfather on Jul. 2, 2012
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Vigil for Shelter Pets: Weds evening at CCC Animal Services

Citizens for a No-Kill Contra Costa County will hold a vigil for shelter animals who did not make it out the front door,...

Original post made by The Dogfather on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cat Harthis, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:10 am | 4 comments | 298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why we should question raising kids here....

So, like a normal Sundays, I was returning from the local Peets coffee where the rest of the moderately privileged folks...

Original post made by The Reverend on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Teen Observer, on Jul 10, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 8 comments | 1650 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I object!!

Dear Publisher, I object to the opportunity to post meaningless drivel on the FORUM. If I had something to say, I would...

Original post made by This space purposely left blank on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Dec 22, 2008 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1239 Views

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Doyle, Arnerich, & Morgan False Campaign Mailer

Just when you think Doyle,Arnerich, & Morgan's campaign can not get any lower or dishonest(i.e. Morgan's false occupation...

Original post made by Tired False Ads on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by concerned voter, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 747 Views

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Tis' time for Paint Satrick's Day

To be sure, the green paint is coming to buckets as is the beer. It is, as always, Paint Satrick's day when the gathering...

Original post made by Tis\'Bailey, in step on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville Lions Club 74th Annual Student Speakers Contest

Danville Lions Club sponsors the 74th Annual Student Speakers Contest at San Ramon Library, 100 Montgomery St, San Ramon,...

Original post made by TOHoward on Jan. 12, 2011
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seeking help Identifying Assailant

Hi folks: Today, Sunday November 2, I was assaulted and battered-a-bit in the Marshall's parking lot, at about 1 PM....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on May 13, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 13 comments | 2196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Acceptance-related activities in local high schools?

My daughters attended MV and SRV high schools, and one of many reasons I'm proud of them is that both were involved with...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 16, 2010 at 8:20 am | 33 comments | 3298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-bullying policy: Mental gymnasties in the CC Times

Here is a link to the article to which I'm responding, headlined in the print edition: "Anti-gay bullying proves tough for...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by LBGTQ Youth, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 16 comments | 1532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SFGate article: schoolhouse bullies are social wannabees

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/02/09/BA5V1HKBD5.DTL Authors conclude that school bullying is not...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Reporting Services in Alameda, on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 1018 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

So, where'd the "Special Interest Group" posting go?

Very odd. Some concerned citizen wrote a brief article expressing her worry that the Day of Silence at Dougherty Valley...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Fact be Known, on May 1, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 61 comments | 2256 Views

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Endeavor!

Wow -- That was exciting! Nothing like the shuttle to turn me into a compleat, if somehwat wizened, fanboy. ...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 26, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1128 Views

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Let's go to The Hap! (oh baby)

Well, you can run it, you can jump it, You can sniff and you can dump it, at The Hap. The Park is open for the season, There...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 1, 2013
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 22 comments | 2,100 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,384 views

My secret identity is revealed!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,142 views