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Danville Town Council Race Reaches New Low

Bob Nealis and Jim Jordan Jelincic have resorted to the lowest form of advertising - sticking brochures on car windshields....

Original post made by Rhonda M on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 3, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 9 comments | 778 Views

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Alamo author wins Moonbeam Award

"Quickly: The Magic Spatula," written by Jeryl Ablemann and Miriam Kronish and illustrated by Chason Matthams, won a Moonbeam...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Oct 13, 2009 at 8:04 am | 1 comment | 777 Views

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'Megastorm' could hit area as hard as a 'quake

An unimaginably big "megastorm" could hit the Bay Area and California as hard or harder than an earthquake, a researcher...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Feb 26, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 777 Views

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District rescinds majority of teacher layoff notices

Members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District board voted to pull back most of the notices of possibly layoff Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on May 17, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 9 comments | 777 Views

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More backpacks needed by Aug. 16

Remember Madison and Mackinsey Mascali? The 13 and 10 year olds spent much of their summer collecting backpacks for needy...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah DeJesus, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 777 Views

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Streetwise: What do you hope to get from Santa Claus?

Christmas gifts are on everyone's minds -- giving and getting -- as we settle into the holidays. Streetwise reporter Stan...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 777 Views

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Fare increases begin at BART, several other transit agencies

Beginning July 2, commuters will find that a number of Bay Area transit agencies have increased their fares. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jul 3, 2012 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 777 Views

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Court extends deadline for California prison reduction

A federal three-judge panel Monday gave Gov. Jerry Brown's administration a two-year extension of a deadline for reducing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Feb 11, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 777 Views

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A beautiful day for the Alamo Music Festival

Dear Dolores, It is a beautiful day at the festival. Great people, good food, fine wine, exceptional music, and much more....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Help shape the future of Hap Magee Ranch Park

An online survey has been created to allow area residents to give input on the future of Hap Magee Ranch Park. The Joint...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jun 16, 2010 at 6:55 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

AROUND TOWN

How do you communicate with your elected officials?

Dear Emily, Iron Horse corridor neighborhoods e-exchanges have been sharing their communications with elected officials...

Original post made by CDSI Research on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Alamo planning huge party for National Night Out Against Crime

The people organizing Alamo's first National Night Out Against Crime are hoping for big things -- and a big turnout -- for...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dog wash and car wash today!

Come support the Los Cerros Middle School Technology Fund at its second annual Dog Wash for Tech from 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on May 20, 2011 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Streetwise: What American business leader do you admire most?

As friends, colleagues and Apple users have come together to mourn the death of Founder Steve Jobs, Roving Reporter Stan...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 17, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 4 comments | 776 Views

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Local businesses awarded at annual county luncheon

Held May 4, the Contra Costa Council's annual small business awards luncheon honored 12 outstanding small businesses owners....

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on May 13, 2012 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Former Contra Costa narcotics task force head sentenced to 14 years

Former Contra Costa County drug task force commander Norman Wielsch was sentenced to 14 years in prison for his role in a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by LMP, on May 21, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Local company shuts its doors for a day to give back

Dozens of employees of ArmaninoLLP took the day off to dig in the dirt. And the boss is OK with it. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2013 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 776 Views

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April 26 District 2 Candidate Debate: Questions?

Dear Editor, In two weeks, attendees of Express Debates among Candace Andersen, Tomi van de Brooke and Sean White will...

Original post made by [removed] on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dee Dee, on Apr 14, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 775 Views

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Neighbor saves elderly woman from house fire

A 96-year-old woman is safe after her home caught fire, thanks to two watchful neighbors. According to reports, crews arrived...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Regina G, on May 8, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 775 Views

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Ask the Vet: Winter hazards

We are lucky to live in a climate with mild winters. We are also lucky to live close to so many different terrains -- deserts,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on Dec 5, 2012 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 775 Views
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