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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge reduces prison term for 'Dirty DUI' informant

Christopher Butler -- a former private investigator at the center of an East Bay corruption scandal who later cooperated...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Justice, on May 1, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 2124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High speed pursuit ends in stolen vehicle arrest

A sharp curve proved to be the undoing of a Bay Point car thief being pursued at speeds up to 90 mph by Danville police officers...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Aaron, on May 13, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 8 comments | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rumor confirmed: Peet's to open in Alamo Plaza

Coming this fall to Alamo: Peet's Coffee & Tea. The store confirmed today that it will open later this year at 215 Alamo...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Andy, on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:16 am | 28 comments | 2121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mountain lion sighted in Danville

A mountain lion was spotted by town maintenance workers this morning in a creek behind Charlotte Wood Middle school, near...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on May 2, 2008 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 2120 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Justice vs Fear...and Justice, for this moment, prevails

My faith in the American judicial system is, for this moment, restored. Equal rights for ALL is the foundation of our country,...

Original post made by Caroline on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Sep 4, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 2120 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Danville author takes critical look at Catholic Church

Danville author Harry G. Michaels has announced the nationwide release of his newest work, "Reflections on the Pedagogy of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:36 am | 9 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dirty politics

Emotions are running high in the Alamo incorporation election, but that is no reason to start playing dirty. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 32 comments | 2118 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Watch out for GAMING!

Posted with permission of the author Heads up, California, When gaming becomes a major income stream for your State,...

Original post made by Janice Elliot on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Susan West, on Jan 14, 2008 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 2117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country is going the distance

Students in four Kids' Country programs have begun training as a part of the GO FAR program to help fight childhood obesity....

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by JJ from Danville, on Feb 11, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 10 comments | 2117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible classified staff reductions on Tuesday's school board agenda

At Tuesday night's regularly scheduled meeting, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will likely decide to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Alamoan, on Apr 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 27 comments | 2116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district superintendent announces retirement

Steven Enoch, San Ramon Valley Unified School District's superintendent of schools, recently announced that he plans to retire...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Pierre, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 2116 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD water pipe breaks in Alamo

A ruptured water main in Alamo left about 50 customers without service and some facing property damage as water flowed heavily...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by PJA, on Aug 14, 2015 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 2116 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville woman sworn in as county schools superintendent

Danville resident Karen Sakata took the oath of office as Contra Costa County's new superintendent of schools Monday, becoming...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by grandma, on Jan 7, 2015 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Equal opportunity council needs representatives

The county Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity has vacancies for an education representative and for a disabled...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 10, 2007 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 2114 Views

SPORTS

What's new in prep sports

Monta Vista men's and women's basketball teams play in the first round of the North Coast Section championships Friday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by SRV family, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2114 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Online drug monitoring targets 'doctor shoppers'

A new program unveiled Tuesday by California Attorney General Jerry Brown will provide doctors, pharmacists and police with...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 2113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dog owners object to removing grass at Canine Corral

A proposal to replace the grass at Hap Magee Ranch's dog park drove a host of worried dog owners to the Joint Planning and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by Lucretia Marcus, on Jun 6, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 2112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Got cellulite?

Commonly known as "cottage cheese thighs," the unsightly, lumpy and dimpled skin on the thighs and buttocks known as cellulite...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dolores, editor, on Jan 31, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 2112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Willy T, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 12 comments | 2112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The last bus

Public transportation is a good thing -- it cuts down on greenhouse gases and other byproducts of commuting, not to mention...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 2112 Views
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