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Up Mount Diablo or up a creek?

On a recent weekday afternoon, I left work and headed up Mount Diablo for a one-night camping trip. I've been a camper and...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 728 Views

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May revise offers hope to SRVUSD officials

The May revise has some good news for San Ramon Valley schools: financial support that would restore school funding to what...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Duffy, on May 17, 2011 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 728 Views

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Caltrans alters public on future Bay Bridge realignment

Motorists heading into Oakland will be confronted with a new, wider curve as early as Sunday, May 29, if crews finish on...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on May 19, 2011 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 728 Views

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What have we learned (so far) from Boston?

"The nation can now catch its collective breath, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing and speedy, live capture...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Apr 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 728 Views

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Alamo Cemetery linked to new, powerful district

Dear Dolores, REF: http://www.contracostatimes.com/brentwood/ci_16207729?nclick_check=1 We now understand that our...

Original post made by Hal on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 727 Views

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A peak experience

For most people, climbing Mount Everest is the ultimate experience, but an Alamo teen is looking for new adventures after...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
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Former sheriff's deputy charged in CNET, dirty DUI case

In the widening scandal involving law enforcement officers in Contra Costa County, prosecutors filed new charges today adding...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Apr 9, 2011 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 727 Views

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Mike Doyle compelled to take down his illegally large signs

Apparently 22-year Town Council member and current candidate Mike Doyle thinks he is above the law. Most of you probably...

Original post made by follow the law on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Rocky, on Nov 2, 2012 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 727 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 | 727 Views

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San Ramon girl places 25th in national spelling bee

A San Ramon middle school girl was the last of three Bay Area students to fall at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Audrey...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on May 31, 2013 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 727 Views

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Redistricting: Is 2001 happening again?

Dear Editor, News services have been revisiting the 2001 redistricting in Contra Costa County that was quite evidently...

Original post made by [removed] on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Jun 5, 2011 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 726 Views

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Communities gear up for Independence Day celebrations

The San Ramon Valley Kiwanis Club is looking to recognize future leaders in its parade through downtown Danville this year....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by the dogfather, on Jun 30, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 726 Views

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Enjoy the 146th annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

'Put on the plaid' at the 146th annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, and...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by McAlister, on Sep 6, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 726 Views

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What's the update with the Danville Hotel Project

It seems like Castle Companies was in such a hurry to start tearing down the backside of the Danville Hotel and eliminating...

Original post made by Annonymous on Apr. 5, 2013
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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 | 726 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 | 726 Views

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Streetwise: How would the Miwok celebrate Halloween?

Whether you call it The Great Pumpkin or All Hallows Eve, Halloween is an institution (not to mention an industry) throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lynn, on Oct 28, 2011 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 725 Views

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Get your Pit fixed for free on Friday

Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (2890 Mitchell Dr., Walnut Creek) will offer free spay/neuter surgeries for Pit...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by the dogfather, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 725 Views

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Danville Rotarians visit Nigeria

Local Rotarians traveled to Nigeria in May to oversee a large grant for supplies at a large healthcare event. Primary sponsor...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 725 Views

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Attend the Danville Fine Arts Faire

Enjoy 200 fine art and contemporary craft displays, Italian street painting, wonderful entertainment and more! The Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 21, 2013 at 7:08 am | 1 comment | 725 Views
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