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Death of man found at dump may be accidential

The initial evidence indicates that the death of a man whose body was found at a garbage site in Pleasanton on Tuesday was...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Detective Thorn, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 738 Views

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San Ramon is 6th city to adopt comprehensive smoking laws, 2 others follow

San Ramon's City Council adopted stringent [http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=7007&approved=yes secondhand...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by David, on Mar 11, 2013 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 1718 Views

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The last bus

Public transportation is a good thing -- it cuts down on greenhouse gases and other byproducts of commuting, not to mention...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Singing for sports

Armed with nothing more than a ridiculous musical Christmas hat and mediocre singing voices, Jack Reed and Garrett Rivas...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Diane , on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 2061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Haircut-a-thon benefits horses

On St. Patricks Day, March 17, local hairstylists will come together for a cut-a-thon benefiting Horses Healing Hearts Rescue,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Melissa, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 775 Views

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Town will stream Council meetings online by end of year

town officials decided to move forward with video recording and web streaming of Town Council meetings following a study...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 1025 Views

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Police ID body found at recycling center

Pleasanton police have identified a man whose body was found at the city's cardboard recycling center late last month, and...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by theresa, on Mar 22, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brotherly love, from mountains to the Middle East

San Ramon Valley High grad Taylor Stanton traversed treacherous trails from dawn till dusk but the feat was nothing compared...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Welden, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 2626 Views

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Inmate in Martinez Jail attempts suicide

An inmate in the Martinez Detention Facility is in intensive care tonight after apparently attempting suicide, a sheriff's...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 25, 2013 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Activists begin 30-mile march to end nuclear war

About a dozen anti-nuclear weapons activists began a 30-mile march from Walnut Creek to Livermore Wednesday morning against...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Alamo resident, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 766 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 and Pensions

Read it and weep: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/print/2013-03-27/california-s-new-taxes-are-paying-for-pensions.html...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Anti-Union, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

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Roadwork and closures planned for I-680 auxiliary lanes project

Contractors will implement lane shifts and traffic striping modifications on northbound 680 on Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Mar 29, 2013 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 886 Views

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Driving into the future

Forget flying cars and jet packs, the future of transportation is in public transit and in making cars and roads more efficient,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sherman, on Apr 3, 2013 at 12:34 am | 1 comment | 815 Views

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It's fireworks time: Dublin taking applications from vendors wanting to sell 'safe, sane' Independence Day products

Applications are now available in Dublin for local non-profit organizations to sell "safe and sane" Fireworks in the week...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 11, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walnut Creek man among 5 arrested for conspiracy to sell stolen goods online

Five individuals have been arrested for their participation in a conspiracy to sell stolen goods on the internet going back...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 11, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

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Lady Oaks rugby team are rising stars

Danville's best kept sports secret won't be under the radar for much longer. The nationally-ranked [http://www.danvilleladyoaksrugby.com...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kim, on Apr 12, 2013 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

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Mr.Gilette: Why is Fort Ugly So Heinous?

Question for Geoff to respond to....as a communication outlet to all of us, seriously, what is up with the prison walls?...

Original post made by Montair Monitor on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 734 Views

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District announces its teachers of the year

Two San Ramon Valley Unified teachers went above and beyond this school year and are being recognized for their efforts....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Wilson, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 686 Views

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Volunteer at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

Looking for a way to give back to the community? Anyone interested in volunteering at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ray Williams, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 814 Views

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Repairs under way on Mt. Diablo beacon

Volunteers will replace the lead-based paint peeling on the beacon and properly repaint the Eye with weather resistant paint....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 658 Views
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