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Learning to breathe free

Is America a melting pot, with all cultures mixing together to create a cohesive gooey treat, or a salad where each ingredient...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jun 28, 2012 at 7:24 am | 1 comment | 732 Views

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Talks resume between Raley's, its butchers union that's on strike

Contract talks between workers, including its striking meat department workers in Pleasanton, and the management of Raley's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anita, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 732 Views

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Measure J Great for Anyone Riding Public Transit

In the East Bay, and even more in Contra Costa County, population density is increasing. New residential construction will...

Original post made by Ralph Hoffmann on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Aug 20, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Communities divided in San Ramon Valley?

Dear Editor, Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors has provided notice of public hearing, June 28, 2011, at 1PM, at...

Original post made by [removed] on Jun. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 731 Views

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Zoning administration approves Alamo fire station

Plans for [http://www.firedepartment.org/projects/station_32/faqs.asp Station 32], which was constructed in the 1950s, included...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Jul 14, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 731 Views

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New mayor will focus on improving communication, infrastructure

[http://danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=6815 Newly installed] Mayor Candace Andersen encouraged the crowd at Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Iron Horse Ron, on Dec 7, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 731 Views

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Transit authority will hold public workshop on Norris Canyon HOV ramps

Thursday's event is the first in a series of three workshops and will provide a project and process overview. Residents can...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by SFReis, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 731 Views

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Rock star, former 49er help bag groceries for Safeway fundraiser

Rock singer Avril Lavigne and former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark helped bag groceries in Pleasanton this...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on Apr 4, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 731 Views

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Congressman continues effort to increase military pay

Congressman Jerry McNerney reintroduced legislation on Wednesday to increase certain types of military specialty pay for...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 4 comments | 730 Views

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'Paws to Read' registration starts Sept. 12

Danville Library will host "Paws to Read" literacy program at 4 p.m. and 4:35 p.m., Mondays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 and...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by the dogfather, on Aug 30, 2011 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 730 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 | 729 Views

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'Old Joe' turns 25

SonRise Equestrian Foundation mentors, volunteers and program participants gathered last week to celebrate the 25th birthday...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Michele Landes, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 728 Views

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Tonight's Planning Commission meeting is canceled

The Town of Danville's Planning Commission meeting, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Town Meeting Hall, was canceled. It was...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on May 25, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 728 Views

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Does test preparation really help in college admission?

Tests are a big part of the college admission process. Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D is back with her question-and-answer series...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by DanEliot, on Oct 7, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 728 Views

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Two-part couples workshop begins tonight

Shoshana Kobrin, MA, MFT, will present a two-part couples workshop on "Bonding and Attachment," from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hallabaloo, on Mar 22, 2011 at 8:12 am | 8 comments | 728 Views

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Big bong battle

A battle is brewing between Cigarette City and Pleasanton officials about bongs, glass pipes ostensibly used for tobacco...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 16, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 728 Views

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Former sheriff Warren Rupf dies

Retired Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren E. Rupf died Thursday after a bout with leukemia, according to the sheriff's office....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 728 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 | 728 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 | 727 Views

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Formulating questions and concerns: CCC-BOS Elections

Dear Editor, After an embarrassing start to districts 2, 3 and 5 elections where disservices have occurred for voters,...

Original post made by [removed] on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by wow, on Apr 24, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 13 comments | 727 Views
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