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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five SRVUSD schools given Distinguished School award

Thirteen Contra Costa County middle and high schools were designated as California Distinguished Schools for 2013 Friday....

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by random parent, on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 1746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poppies and parasailing

The views from Mount Diablo on Saturday included this parasailer gliding in leisure back down into the Valley. Photo by Joe...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Don Copland, on Apr 16, 2008 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 1745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Services set for slain Danville teen

Funeral services are tomorrow for 17-year-old Rylan Fuchs, the San Ramon Valley High School senior who was shot and killed...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by withheld, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mary Piepho's Danville Presence

Just asking, given her staff turnover in the news I just relected on the fact I drive by her office by the Oak Tree...

Original post made by jrm on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by New Year, on Jan 10, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 8 comments | 1745 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by In Alamo, on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:59 am | 28 comments | 1745 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Celebrity chef's Lamborghini stolen by thief who rappelled down building

A yellow Lamborghini belonging to Santa Rosa resident and celebrity chef Guy Fieri was stolen early Tuesday by a daring thief...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Scrotey McBoingboing, on Mar 14, 2011 at 9:40 am | 8 comments | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council continues smoking ban discussion

An ordinance to prohibit smoking in Danville's recreational areas was discussed again at Tuesday's Town Council meeting....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Whomever, on Sep 9, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 11 comments | 1745 Views

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Community leader, is that an oxymoron?

Posted from www.alamoinc.org: "As part of our (AIM) ongoing commitment to open communication, we will be holding a roundtable...

Original post made by Oxymo Ron on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 12, 2008 at 9:57 am | 10 comments | 1744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joe's Solicitations

Just yesterday at Trader Joe's there was the often seen solicitor seeking your kind donations to their "charitable" organization. There...

Original post made by frankly on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 14, 2012 at 9:15 am | 14 comments | 1743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget crunch claims victims in Contra Costa County

In an effort to slow or stop the financial hemorrhaging in Contra Costa County, members of the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Dec 16, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Business park 'plagued' by thefts

While auto burglaries are fairly common in San Ramon, employees at one office park have fallen victim to a rash of thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on Feb 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 10 comments | 1742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 1742 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

President makes case for solar at Mountain View Walmart

President Barack Obama spoke about energy efficiency at Mountain View's Walmart Friday morning, saying that if solar panels...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on May 12, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 16 comments | 1742 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A trip down Market Street - in 1906

Two people have shared with me this seven-minute film clip taken from a ride down Market Street in San Francisco in 1906...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 1741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Isidore principal retires after 21 years

St. Isidore School's beloved school principal, Jean Schroeder recently announced her retirement and will say many tearful...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chris Stauber, on May 9, 2012 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 1741 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Actor Robin Williams dies; made his mark in Danville with 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

Actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his Bay Area home Monday, left his mark in Danville in the early-1990s with the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 1741 Views

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What can we learn from Stockton's bankruptcy?

We are likely to see the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of America in the very near future. What lessons...

Original post made by CCCTaxpayer on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by AndreaC, on Apr 19, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 29 comments | 1740 Views

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Sad news from Alamo Today

Posted by permission of the author Dear neighbors, We must read Alamo Today as sad news for our neighborhoods. SRV...

Original post made by Cathy Sommers on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Mar 9, 2008 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 1739 Views

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Frugal vacations?

Does anyone have any ideas for any frugual vacation plans? With gas pricess soaring, baggage costing money to fly, etc. what...

Original post made by Troy on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on Jun 20, 2008 at 3:02 pm | 7 comments | 1739 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley University brought students and spouses into U.S.

Tri-Valley University not only brought students over to Pleasanton on illegal visas, but many of those students brought their...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Satish Chandra, on Feb 9, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 6 comments | 1739 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 13 comments | 323 views

Teaching The Arts
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 280 views

Wrapping Up
By John A. Barry | 1 comment | 169 views