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New fire chief hails from Danville

Danville resident Richard price has been appointed the new fire chief of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District. Price,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Dolores, editor, on Aug 1, 2008 at 10:19 am | 3 comments | 1454 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who will be first leaders of Alamo?

With Alamo incorporation on the ballot March 3, excitement is growing over selection of the first town council. Alamo Incorporation...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Carol Westward, on Dec 2, 2008 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registration program puts Danville seniors first

The problem with having a successful program is that soon everyone wants to be in it. Which then leads to the issue of how...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Louise Buriss, on Jan 15, 2009 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1454 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 | 1454 Views

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Supervisor Campains Should Focus on Solving Unfunded County Debt

The amount of debt this county owes to its employees should be the main subject of campaigns for Supervisors. The potentially...

Original post made by Concerned Debt on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by The Queen, on Mar 8, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 42 comments | 1454 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Entertaining the troops

Two young men from Danville finished a tour in Iraq in August. A tour entertaining the American troops, that is. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Steven Wittenberg, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1453 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Overturned Sheriff's vehicle causes major traffic on I-680

A solo vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 680 at El Pintado Road caused gridlock in both directions Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by DMV review, on Jun 26, 2012 at 6:42 pm | 21 comments | 1453 Views

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Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects in two...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ashley, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 1452 Views

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Fresh fruit in the garden and what to do with it

This year I beat the deer and the birds to the apricots. Well, not all of them but enough to eat my fill and make one pie....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anna Chan, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

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Presenting the Past: The Howard Ranch and White Gate Farm

When the San Ramon Valley Historical Society put historical plaque No. 4 at the White Gate house in Green Valley, they recognized...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Chris Scott, on Jun 19, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1450 Views

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Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mt. Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 14 comments | 1450 Views

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Bay Area storm to bring rain, hail, cold temps

More rain is on its way to the Bay Area as early as Monday (March 31), and weather forecasters said to expect cold temperatures,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:38 am | 13 comments | 1450 Views

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Spellcheck "Towne" foolishly

Dear neighbors, Can it be the single matter that TOWNE is misspelled in the Town of Danville and the proposed Town of...

Original post made by Halamo on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Melinda Jenkins, on Mar 12, 2008 at 7:45 am | 2 comments | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stone Valley middle schooler seeks ambassadorship

A 12-year-old from Stone Valley Middle School wants to be a European ambassador. Anna Nunes isn't jumping the gun. The seventh...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:34 am | 6 comments | 1448 Views

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Former fire captain arrested after allededly stealing from fire district

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is expected to review a case against a retired fire captain and Alamo...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Old Danvillian, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:09 am | 14 comments | 1448 Views

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Some thoughts on GAS prices

Dear neighbors, Some years ago, my son sold his car and left for Europe. He came back understanding public transportation...

Original post made by Oxymo Ron on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on May 7, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

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Name change for AMPA

A rose by any other name still smells as sweet. Does the same hold true for a merchant's association? The answer is yes,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 29, 2008 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar nabbed after call from neighbors

A phone call from neighbors of a house under construction on Matadera Circle and an alert Danville police officer led to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 16, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 1447 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How high was your PG&E bill?

I was just wonderin' if anyone else noticed higher PG&E bills this month. Mine showed very high usage. Usage comparison:...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by claire, on Apr 29, 2010 at 8:25 am | 5 comments | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven years of construction nears end at San Ramon Valley High School

After seven years, including the halting of work after Native American remains were found on site in July 2009 and a condemned...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rose, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:47 am | 6 comments | 1447 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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