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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney, Garamendi join Democrats to pass historic health care reform

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman called "a critical step," was approved Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rainman, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:26 am | 106 comments | 2227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Admitted to your college? It's time for a fresh look

"I would bet that the Class of 2010 seniors will be spending some time at their mailboxes and checking their email messages...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by SAMUEL, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 1120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Trustees OK negotiations for solar energy

The School Board authorized district staff to enter into negotiations with a vendor to add solar panels at six campuses,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jack Fulcher, on Apr 15, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 18 comments | 1056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting suspect turns himself in after fight at DVC

A man was arrested for allegedly shooting another man at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill on Saturday night after he...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Peda; Power, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo 'After Hours'

Round Hill was alive tonight with the sound of a trade show. It was the the Alamo Chamber of Commerce's "Business After Hours"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Combs, on Mar 25, 2010 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 965 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 771 Views

SPORTS

Mount Diablo challenges paragliders, says ranger after crash Wednesday

Nature is unpredictable, noted Dan Stefanisko, supervising ranger at Mt. Diablo State Park, which is why hang gliding and...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Mar 29, 2010 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tassajara Road reopened after repairs to 10-foot deep sinkhole

Crews completed repairs to a 10-foot-deep sinkhole yesterday that had Tassajara Road closed in both directions in Dublin...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 28, 2010 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's talk science

Young scientists are cropping up like wildflowers in the springtime. The winners from St. Isidore School's science fair went...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stuart, on Mar 28, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 592 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 teens arrested after carjacking in Walnut Creek

Three teenage boys were arrested after a carjacking Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Walnut Creek shopping center,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Mar 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auditions tomorrow for WomenSing

WomenSing, the premier East Bay women's ensemble, is holding auditions for experienced singers by appointment and tomorrow...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 29, 2010 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surveyer says

Don't worry about those surveyers out on street corners these days. Officials aren't thinking of widening (or narrowing)...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by beckyjean, on Mar 30, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 6 comments | 838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops make arrest in copper theft

A man and woman were arrested yesterday at the Sycamore Valley Road Park and Ride after being found with stolen copper wire...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 900 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Facebook photos lead to ASB president resignation

Dan Hurd, 18, son of a school board trustee, resigned his post as student body president at California High School last month...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Dickita P, on Apr 7, 2010 at 10:31 am | 41 comments | 1591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Supreme Court won't interfene in Biletnikoff murder retrial

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to intervene in a lower court decision requiring a new trial for a man accused of murdering...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sean, on Apr 1, 2010 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 1063 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Midair plane collision avoided over weekend

A United Airlines plane that had just departed from San Francisco International Airport avoided colliding with a smaller...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Melvin Smith, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:17 am | 6 comments | 832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Who doesn't love trees?'

A tree in front of Starbucks, on Prospect Avenue, crashed to the ground the very day before the tree removal began at the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by collins, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 17 comments | 1087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockdown at Santa Rita jail

A series of fights broke out at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin yesterday afternoon, prompting officials to lock down the facility...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by projectalfa, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor reports on state of 'Camelot'

The State of the Town of Danville is good, despite the economy, reported Mayor Mike Doyle today at the annual address sponsored...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 4 comments | 964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens Idols! Show off talent, win $1,000

The 2010 Valley Teen Idol contest, sponsored by San Ramon Valley Rotary, is taking applications from contestants ages 13-19....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Lori Bunting, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views
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