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Danville dentist on a mission to help orphans in Africa

A Danville dentist is headed for Africa to literally bring smiles to people in Uganda. Dr. Mark Nadler is headed to his seventh...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 17, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 1785 Views

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Help count the homeless

Contra Costa County needs volunteers to help count the homeless on Wednesday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 a.m. This activity...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by cardinal , on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 6 comments | 1324 Views

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Brown asks three-judge panel to lift prison population reduction order

Gov. Jerry Brown has asked a federal three-judge panel to lift an order requiring the state to reduce the number of inmates...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 1127 Views

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San Ramon attorney faces complaint to state bar association

A San Ramon family law attorney charged with illegally receiving confidential information now faces a complaint made to the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by beauty queen, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:52 am | 6 comments | 2355 Views

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Buchanan pushes for education reform

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) is proposing laws that could measure teacher performance, streamline discipline and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 1410 Views

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Volunteer for the Amgen Tour

Cycling fans have the unique opportunity to experience America's most prestigious professional cycling stage race May 12-19....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Mar 15, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 1378 Views

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Sequestration causes changes at Eugene O'Neill and John Muir National Historic Sites

Visitors to the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site and Tao House will see changes in operation hours and services as...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by danville resident, on Apr 23, 2013 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 1415 Views

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Jury deliberations set to begin in 2009 homicide of Danville teen

Closing arguments were heard Friday in the case of Walter Bell, who is accused of shooting San Ramon Valley High senior Rylan...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Kelly, on May 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 1358 Views

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SRVUSD will receive one-time windfall from state

The San Ramon Valley school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Unanticipated revenue to California will...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on May 18, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 6 comments | 1564 Views

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Man exposing himself to female trail users in Walnut Creek area

A man has exposed himself to women on the Iron Horse Regional Trail in the Walnut Creek area six times since March, and police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 10, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 1383 Views

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Ditch days costly for school district

Senior ditch day may be a longstanding tradition in local high schools, but every time a student misses school, whether it's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jun 24, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 6 comments | 1888 Views

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One year as Contra Costa County supervisor

District 2 County Supervisor [http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/index.aspx?NID=3385 Candace Andersen] has always been busy....

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Policy of Truth, on Jul 12, 2013 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 1941 Views

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BART talks continue; union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chaz, on Jul 31, 2013 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 1534 Views

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Civil rights advocates file suit over juvenile hall students kept in solitary confinement

A federal class-action lawsuit filed in Oakland Friday alleges that Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 6 comments | 1637 Views

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Divorce attorney pleads guilty to wiretapping car of client's husband

A San Ramon divorce attorney pleaded guilty Friday to arranging to have a concealed listening device placed in the car of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 6 comments | 11848 Views

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School superintendent: Many of our schools are at capacity

San Ramon Valley schools are bursting at the seams, according to school Superintendent Mary Shelton, who spoke to about 25...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 9313 Views

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SRVUSD investigates student fight caught on video

An off-campus fight between two Dougherty Valley High School students is garnering added attention from school officials,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Abc, on Nov 20, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 11735 Views

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BART rates set to go up

Starting on Jan. 1, BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares to help pay for new train cars and other projects, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kip Ohara, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 4226 Views

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Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 6, 2014 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 1186 Views

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Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:05 am | 6 comments | 3529 Views
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