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SPORTS

Town Council election could be canceled as incumbents run unopposed

The Nov. 2 election could be canceled, at least for the Town Council, as no one seems interested in running against two incumbents....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just Plain Hal, on Aug 12, 2010 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where is IT all going?

As technology has boomed during the past 20 years, the tools of education have changed along with it. Chalkboards have given...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on May 29, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 2313 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hillary is running against Oprah in DRAG

Posted with permission of the author Oprah Winfrey is running for President. She has picked a staff member to be her image...

Original post made by Marcia Davenport on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Lisa Wright, on Jan 8, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 2313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen purses, laptops, etc., send strong message

In just one case, Danville police recovered 125 purses, and more than 400 articles of ID and credit cards, laptops, cameras...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by spcwtjd, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | 13 comments | 2313 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 | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speed Traps

As I drive down Diablo Road going towards Hartz Avenue, I always notice a motorcycle cop sitting on the right hand side of...

Original post made by Lucy on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Mike Rafone, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 19 comments | 2312 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LAFCO to reconsider incorporation

LAFCO Executive Officer Lou Ann Texeira said the commission has received a formal request for reconsideration of its Sept....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by John, on Oct 19, 2008 at 5:05 pm | 16 comments | 2312 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 | 2310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo Y plans still under discussion

Discussions are continuing regarding the future of the new YMCA facility planned to be built in Alamo, but no decisions have...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Mar 12, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 2310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ms. speed demon

Imagine strapping yourself into a drag racer. Not one of those Indy 500 behemoths, but a real hot rod. Needle thin, an inch...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why neighborhoods protect their confidentiality

Alamo neighborhood groups, in alliance, formed because county agencies, including the AIA, operated independently of neighborhoods'...

Original post made by Lisa Wright on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by CCC LAFCo, on Jan 10, 2008 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle hits 2-year-old riding in a bicycle carrier in Alamo

A vehicle struck a two-year-old girl while she was riding in a carrier attached to a bicycle Saturday afternoon, an officer...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 35 comments | 2307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spell Check

Dear Dolores, Each lunch hour, as a break from global technology development, I review the Town Square Forum to enjoy...

Original post made by Harald Paul Arthur Balle on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Hale Bayleaf, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 2307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy found after search in San Ramon Wednesday night

Authorities located a runaway 11-year-old boy during a search that involved officers, a K-9 unit and a helicopter Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Danville John, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Issues and Answers

Posted at the request of the author Dear neighbors, This morning, proponents for Alamo incorporation posted issues,...

Original post made by Kathy Bell on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Janet Cooper, on Mar 12, 2008 at 8:08 am | 12 comments | 2306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Everything O'Neill

Robin Peterson, whose grandparents knew Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill when they lived in Danville, admires a kimono of Carlotta's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 20, 2008 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 2306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A day in the life of a firefighter

On any given day, a firefighter could be called on to climb a flights of stairs while carrying more than 50 pounds of equipment,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Idea, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:46 am | 30 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district wants input on solar panels

As the School District moves forward to go solar at the schools, it wants to make sure that installed panels are done in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 2305 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon council nixes Independence Day fireworks

Area residents will have to travel to some other neighboring city if they want to see a fireworks display this Fourth of...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 2304 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Piepho wraps up her year as head of Board of Supervisors

District 3 Supervisor Mary N. Piepho's yearlong term as chairwoman of the Board of Supervisors expired this week and District...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Vince Kreigher, on Jan 11, 2008 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 2304 Views
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