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Streetwise: Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

As people all over the Bay Area don their red and gold to cheer on the 49ers this weekend, serious Niner faithfuls in the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 806 Views

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San Ramon increases speed limits on 14 roads

Some of San Ramon's roadways will move a little faster by the end of this month, as speed limits officially increase on several...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Feb 5, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 2474 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State high court appears inclined to allow cities to ban marijuana dispensaries

California Supreme Court justices at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared likely to rule that cities in the state...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1587 Views

AROUND TOWN

DANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION SCHEDULED TO VOTE ON DRAFT 2030 GENERAL PLAN TONIGHT

The Danville Planning Commission is scheduled to vote on the draft 2030 General Plan tonight. Town Staff is recommending...

Original post made by SOS-Danville on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Janice , on Feb 13, 2013 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 788 Views

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Pedestrian seriously injured by fallen traffic light

A 23-year-old man was struck by a fallen traffic light in San Ramon on Feb. 11. The victim was waiting to cross the street...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:23 am | 1 comment | 892 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early morning fire displaces 3 in Diablo

A one-alarm blaze was reported at 4:44 a.m. in Diablo after a husband and wife woke up and smelled smoke. No injuries were...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 21, 2013 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1017 Views

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San Ramon City Council tops area for pay, benefits

It pays to be an elected official in San Ramon. Mayor Bill Clarkson earned nearly $18,000 during his first year in office,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by entitlements, on Feb 23, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For 2/7 SRVHS puts a modern spin on 'The Crucible'

San Ramon Valley High will perform an experimental take on Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," a drama about the Puritan purge...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Feb 23, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

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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 | 800 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 | 1915 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 | 1733 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 | 2289 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 | 846 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 | 1077 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 | 820 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 | 2926 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 | 909 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 | 852 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 | 1086 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 | 988 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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