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'Conversations with Terrorists' lecture tonight

East Bay World Affairs Council will host the Chairman's Special Program with author and journalist, Reese Erlich, who will...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 811 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 | 1024 Views

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Taking control of the admissions process

Over the past few weeks, many readers have asked how they can get their kids into the most elite colleges and universities....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mary travers, on Feb 9, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 766 Views

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Confessions of a wedding DJ

By day, I'm a mild-mannered reporter for a metropolitan online newspaper. But on weekends, I change into my costume, and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Wedding Surprises, on Feb 10, 2011 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

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New juke joint at the Blackhawk Auto Museum

Fonzis and cool cats valley-wide are invited to don their leather jacks and become a jukebox hero at the Blackhawk Auto Museum....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by george, on Feb 14, 2011 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 893 Views

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Culture to Culture Foundation rings in the new year

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Culture to Culture Foundation performed a series of dances and demonstrations...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jo-Ann, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 997 Views

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McNerney urges governor to reconsider cuts to veterans programs

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has asked Gov. Jerry Brown to reconsider proposed cuts he has made for programs that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Feb 17, 2011 at 12:43 am | 1 comment | 820 Views

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Science on Saturday lecture tomorrow at LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL) will host lab scientist Dean Willliams, and teachers Roger Johnson and Tiffany Burkel,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Vlado, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 838 Views

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Memorial for Maj. Evan Mooldyk to be held Feb. 11

A memorial service for Danville resident Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk will be held on Friday, Feb. 11th at 4 p.m. at Oak Hill Park...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bill Horstick, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense begins in Castlewood killing case

It may be the defense's turn to present evidence in the trial of Ernest Scherer III, but witnesses this week spent much more...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cal High prosecutes in Mock Trial finals

California High School will go toe-to-toe with Walnut Creek's Northgate High in the championship round of the Contra Costa...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Larry L, on Feb 26, 2011 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1069 Views

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Castlewood killer says he was asleep on his couch the night of the murder

Ernest Scherer III, the professional poker player accused of killing his parents in 2008, testified that he drove home from...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 870 Views

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Danville Area Sustainable Business Council 30-Day Challenge

A resource that is facilitated by the Discover Danville Association, Danville Area Chamber of Commerce, Shop Danville First...

Original post made by Discover Danville Association on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Hal, CDSI Research, on Mar 1, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 989 Views

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Fun in the sun at Hap Magee's K9 Corral

Pups and their parents enjoyed a refreshed and newly sodded dog park on Monday afternoon when dry conditions allowed for...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by the dogfather, on Mar 1, 2011 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD speaker series begins tomorrow

San Ramon Valley Unified School District will begin its first-ever speaker series, "The Skills and Ethics Needed for Success...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 2, 2011 at 5:34 am | 1 comment | 970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Cub Scout leader sentenced for child pornography possession

A former Cub Scout leader from Danville has been sentenced in federal court in Oakland to four years and three months in...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by margaretmmason@sbcglobal.net,jeff@ipmrep.com, chris@ipmrep.com, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

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Fire Protection District recognized for excellence

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's 911 communication center has once again been recognized as an Emergency Medical...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hal, CDSI Research Fellowship, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 825 Views

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Learn about online marketing at a free business seminar

Do you want to generate more business from online marketing, but don't know where to start? The Pleasanton Weekly will host...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by John Richmond, on Mar 8, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 693 Views

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Junior Ranger Program at Mount Diablo State Park

Mount Diablo State Park has opened registration for the spring 2011 Junior Ranger Program for children, ages 7 to 12, plus...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Appreciative Parent, on Mar 10, 2011 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 964 Views

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Livermore atmospheric center activated to assist with modeling of nuclear situation in Japan

A group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that predicts the spread of hazardous material releases is assisting the...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bob Berschauer, on Mar 17, 2011 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 659 Views
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