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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

President Obama vs Jeremy Lin

New York Times is reporting that President Obama was quoted as saying that "He was the Miami Heat, and Romney was Jeremy...

Original post made by Q on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Sep 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 880 Views

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String players needed for symphony

The first rehearsal of the Livermore-Amador Symphony will be from 7:30-10 p.m. The Livermore-Amador Symphony needs string...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eva Langfeldt, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 730 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Political Donations Prove Media is Biased Against Republicans

Center for Responsive Politics is an independent organization that simply tracks campaign contributions from Political Action...

Original post made by SJ on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 874 Views

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Superior Court adopts final budget reduction plan

As a result of complex state budget cuts, the Contra Costa Superior Court recently announced its final budget reduction plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 8, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

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Ask the Vet: My cat does strange things

Who needs television when you have a cat? They are as unique as we are and endlessly entertaining. Some of the strange behaviors...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Sep 10, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony features admiral, Pearl Harbor survivors

Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley and local veterans organizations will host the annual Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony. This...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 945 Views

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Streetwise: Volunteering

From soup kitchens to animal shelters, there are loads of volunteer opportunities for altruistic residents. This week, Roving...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Alamo resident, on Sep 14, 2012 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands attend funeral services for CHP Officer Youngstrom

A few thousand law enforcement officers, government officials and community members gathered in Vacaville Thursday morning...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by bz, on Sep 14, 2012 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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'Ultimate organizer' honored as Alamo citizen of the year

Rotary Club of Alamo awarded its 28th citizen of the year award Sunday, honoring a long-time Alamo resident who has served...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Theresa , on Sep 17, 2012 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1293 Views

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Kraft, Samsung move to San Ramon

Bishop Ranch announced two high-profile tenants Monday, Kraft Foods and Samsung Electronics, totaling 32,000 square feet....

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 25, 2012 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 1464 Views

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Con Fire is overfunded already

The new tax asked for by our comfortable living Supervisors will hurt everyone who is barely making it. Supervisors sold...

Original post made by Taxed to Death on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Policy of Truth, on Jan 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 778 Views

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Get kilted to kick cancer tonight

Attend a fundraiser for Kilted to Kick Cancer, a prostate cancer awareness group, at That Bar (148 E. Prospect Avenue, Danville)...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 815 Views

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Replace your thirsty lawn

If you're ready to reduce or remove your lawn, then come learn how your "American dream landscape" doesn't have to be a nightmare...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Sep 27, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Raeside out as Tri-Valley Convention Bureau chief

The Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced that Grant Raeside resigned from his position as president...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by William, on Sep 28, 2012 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 945 Views

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Captain Sully rides along with Blue Angels

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the Danville pilot known for safely landing a disabled US Airways jet in the Hudson River...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views

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Alamo man accused of killing neighbor pleads not guilty

Michael Littman pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges for the death of his neighbor during a fight with her husband...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Morgan, on Oct 5, 2012 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

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Help fight birth defects at bingo fundraiser

Enjoy a day of bingo, food and friendship at the Nayeli Faith Foundation Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Alamo...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Liz, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

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Riverside educator named chancellor of Cal State University system

California State University officials named a new chancellor Thursday morning. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=8483&e=y...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on Oct 6, 2012 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 755 Views

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BART ridership hits new record high due to weekend events

A total of 319,484 people rode BART on Saturday, well above the previous record of 287,586, according to spokesman Jim Allison....

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 785 Views

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Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be the Tri-Valley's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Antionio, on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1781 Views
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