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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 | 842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 842 Views

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Epicure: Super Bowl - Super Snacking

America will consume 450 million chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday, reports Epicure Jacqui Love Marshall, as well as 11...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 841 Views

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Soroptimists praised by McNerney before Congress

A women's service group from the San Ramon Valley has been recognized by the House of Representatives, with the help of Congressman...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Apr 6, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 7 comments | 841 Views

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Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run collision

Police are looking for the driver of a Mercedes suspected of fleeing the scene of a fatal collision with a bicyclist late...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on May 17, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 841 Views

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Foothill grad Cody Hall charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old who struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more than twice...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 30, 2013 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 841 Views

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Streetwise: Being green

Roving Reporter Stan Wharton visited an Alamo nursery this week to ask gardeners ==B What does being "green" mean to you?== Read...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 841 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA: No criminal charges in BART officer's friendly fire death

No criminal charges will be filed in the fatal shooting of BART police Sgt. Thomas "Tommy" Smith during a probation search...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 841 Views

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Nine named to sit on Measure C oversight committee

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education voted to approve the appointment of nine members of the community...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dawn, on Oct 28, 2009 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

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Public meetings under way on how Bay Area should look in 2040

Two regional planning agencies will hold a public meeting Monday, Jan. 23 in Richmond to seek comments on a blueprint-in-the-making...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 13 comments | 840 Views

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'My favorite religious holiday'

The story of Passover is one of challenge and hope, which is easily understood by family members of all ages. My own relationship...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 7, 2012 at 7:31 am | 5 comments | 840 Views

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'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

In today's hospital maternity wards, the growing practices of "skin to skin" and "rooming in" have turned the traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mama, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

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Disaster-resistant, disaster-prepared

Danville has been working over the last few years to put into place plans and provisions in the event of a major catastrophe...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Nov 17, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Back to the future: town council and planning commission reconvene to discuss 2030 general plan

The Danville town council and planning commission met Tuesday night in a joint study session to discuss key policy issues...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Duffy, on Jan 5, 2011 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Quirkology of Quilts opens this week

Although the weather may be too warm to add one to your bed, the Museum of the San Ramon Valley is removing quilts from their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Crosswalk accident proves fatal for pedestrian

The San Ramon Police department has confirmed a fatal accident took place at a crosswalk not far from Coyote Creek Elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by GG, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:48 am | 10 comments | 839 Views

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Danville council may get a vacancy

With the election of Mayor Candace Andersen to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors last week, the possibility has...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jun 11, 2012 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Veterans Building flag has hallowed history

San Ramon Valley veterans took special care in choosing the American flag that would fly above the newly reopened Veterans...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by n, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Like mother, like daughter

Congratulations to the winners of our Mothers' Day Lookalike contest, San Ramon resident Isabel Lau and her mother, Carolina...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by CPP mom, on May 10, 2013 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Apply to become Contra Costa Fair Queen

Do you have what it takes to be the next Contra Costa County Fair Queen? The Queen serves as a hostess during the Fair from...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Brucie, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 838 Views
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