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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District concerned with new state education funding proposal

A new funding formula proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown has San Ramon Valley educators worried about the future of the district,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 2902 Views

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New law requires drivers to give cyclists 3-foot buffer

While cars passing bicyclists always had to give them a safe distance, California has now defined that distance as three...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 2852 Views

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Alamo concerned over lack of police at nighttime

Residents expressed concerns about lack of police response amid the ongoing county cutbacks, reporting at a recent meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Askidoo, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 33 comments | 2396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's deputies continue probe in Fuchs killing

Investigators with the Contra Costa Sheriff's Department continue to work on making arrests in the January murder of Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Sep 19, 2009 at 11:30 am | 33 comments | 3307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jogger leaps out of roadway, still gets struck in hit-and-run

A man jogging eastbound at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in the bike lane on Crow Canyon Road near Barbados Drive was struck by a vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bud, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 33 comments | 1878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Acceptance-related activities in local high schools?

My daughters attended MV and SRV high schools, and one of many reasons I'm proud of them is that both were involved with...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 16, 2010 at 8:20 am | 33 comments | 4176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Patrick David's offers solution to gift card complaints

People who bought Patrick David's gift cards at Costco can't use them at the restaurant, but at least they can get their...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Yuck, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:10 am | 33 comments | 3075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Last player in St. Isidore embezzlement case sentenced

An Alamo resident and former volunteer at St. Isidore's Catholic Church has been sentenced in an embezzlement case. Evelyn...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by been there, on Feb 27, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 33 comments | 5245 Views

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Thieves rush Livermore Outlets store, steal thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans

In a brazen daytime robbery, as many as 10 suspects rushed a Livermore outlet store and stole thousands of dollars worth...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:56 am | 33 comments | 3443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville explores crime prevention with license plate recognition cameras

Danville police are looking into a new strategy to help deter potential crimes and solve those committed: license plate recognition...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by David, on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:50 am | 33 comments | 3135 Views

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Danville teen robbed outside Pleasanton mall

A 17-year-old girl from Danville was pushed to the ground and her purse grabbed by one of three assailants Saturday night...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 7, 2016 at 11:33 am | 33 comments | 3410 Views

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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 | 2117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville man among slain Oakland officers

Ervin Romans of Danville was one of the three Oakland police officers shot and killed yesterday by a man on parole. Romans,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Judith B., on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:43 am | 32 comments | 2794 Views

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Two shot in Alamo in attempted jewelry store robbery

Two people were shot last night in Alamo, reported San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Chief Richard Price. The shooting...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by hal bailey, on Dec 4, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 32 comments | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Dress Code- Do you think kids dress appropriately?

School starts in less than a month, and along with warm weather go styles that are more appropriate for the beach instead...

Original post made by Lili L. on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Catherine, on Mar 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 32 comments | 26111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD gets aggressive with bullies

The San Ramon school district is getting tough on bullies. The district recently reviewed its policy and has established...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:43 am | 32 comments | 2786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor highlights projects, fiscal responsibility in State of the Town speech

Mayor Candace Andersen delivered the annual State of the Town address Thursday afternoon, which highlighted the town's fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by CW, on Mar 30, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 32 comments | 2268 Views

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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 24, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 2129 Views

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ACA call center preps to enroll Californians in health exchange

More than 160 customer service agents in a Concord warehouse will be fielding calls from prospective enrollees in the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 32 comments | 5841 Views

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Playing games

The GOP rallied against Social Security in the 1930s, Medicare in the '60s and now ObamaCare, Tom Cushing writes in this...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Oct 16, 2013 at 10:47 am | 32 comments | 1834 Views
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