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Have you seen Brad Pitt?

Rumors have been spreading about Brad Pitt sightings in Diablo and Danville. This editor literally jumped at the news and...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 942 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

15th Assembly District candidates address economy, budget and football

Finances, fiscal policy and football all found their way into a recent face-off between the two candidates for the 15th assembly...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by keith, on Oct 12, 2010 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 1116 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

David Harmer Op-ed for the SF Chronicle in 2000: "Abolish Public Schools" (With link to op-ed )

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Original post made by Nelson on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by American, on Oct 15, 2010 at 7:30 am | 5 comments | 1019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Danville Scout lead pleads not guilty in pornography indictment

The former leader of a Cub Scout den in Danville pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland Friday to two child pornography...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Oct 23, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 5 comments | 1385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD Board profiles: Rachel Hurd

Four are vying for three spots in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education. While it appears that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:46 am | 5 comments | 1384 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 1576 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Admiral Scott salutes heroes of all kinds

Every service era since World War I was represented at the Veterans Day Remembrance held at San Ramon Valley High in Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 5 comments | 1011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Osage Station Park survey results posted online

Results of a recent online survey regarding the future of Osage Station Park are now available for residents to view on the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by the dogfather, on Nov 18, 2010 at 9:47 am | 5 comments | 1219 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bishop Ranch bounces back from recession, U.S to follow, CEO says

If Bishop Ranch is an economic indicator, the U.S. economy is on the rebound. Sunset Development Co. -- which owns Bishop...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Praise and admiration at Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards

Danville's community center overflowed with people Tuesday night for the 29th annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kyle, on Dec 8, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments | 1137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Study shows most pregnant women have toxic chemicals in their systems

In a study released Thursday in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, UCSF researchers revealed that almost all...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Darren, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho announces new chief of staff

Karen Basting, a Contra Costa native with over 20 years of local management experience, will be Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Depends, on Feb 7, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo Fire House proposal needs interactive discussion

Contra Costa County Municipal Advisory Committee for Alamo (Alamo MAC) is a volunteer function of Mary Piepho’s Danville...

Original post made by Hal, CDSI Research on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jimbo, on Feb 21, 2011 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 2192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy discounted tickets for the State of the Town today

Town of Danville will host the State of the Town starting with networking at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, March 3, at the Crow Canyon...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hal, on Feb 25, 2011 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 1038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Area schools advance to state Odyssey competition

Sixteen teams from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will attend the Odyssey of the Mind state tournament on March...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 18, 2011 at 11:18 am | 5 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans answers questions about Interstate 680 construction

Several Caltrans officials were on hand at an open house on Wednesday night to answer the public's questions on the I-680...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by dbrower, on Mar 28, 2011 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 1097 Views

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A rose by any other name would still smell

The San Francisco Examiner reports that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has requested that San Francisco...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 31, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 5 comments | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McNerney Votes to CRUSH the Dreams of Low Income DC Students to Receive Quality Education

Our "esteemed" BigUnion Representative McNerney votes to crush the dreams of low income DC students who were thriving in...

Original post made by McNerneyCares??? on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by judy g, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 5 comments | 1198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four arrested in drugstore burglaries

A timely phone call from a sharp-eyed employee resulted in the arrests of four individuals in connection with burglaries...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Wendell james, on Apr 7, 2011 at 7:55 am | 5 comments | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD to apply for new, low emission buses

The district will submit an application for the $5 million Lower Emission School Bus Program (LESBP) grant, administered...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Apr 9, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 5 comments | 1104 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,229 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 907 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 765 views