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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 | 2374 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 | 3776 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 | 2283 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 | 1599 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 | 2087 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 | 1054 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 | 10235 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 | 1958 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 | 1671 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 | 1531 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 | 5117 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 | 1333 Views

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State attorney general appeals concealed weapons ruling

California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review and reverse a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 18, 2014 at 9:51 am | 32 comments | 1421 Views

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Statewide funding measures defeated

The state of California's ongoing budget mess got no help Tuesday from voters, who turned down several ballot measures aimed...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 am | 31 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't Give Up On Health Care Reform

The recent headlines regarding Anthem's decision to raise rates up to 39% for individual policy holders is yet another...

Original post made by jrm on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Feb 22, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 31 comments | 1394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Salary of San Ramon City Manager Shocking

Wow...there was an article posted in the San Ramon Express recently (I can't seem to find it now, curiously) that highlighted...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 31 comments | 4316 Views

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Summerhill Homes to hold meeting about Magee Ranch

People who live on the south side of Diablo and Blackhawk roads will have a chance to listen and talk to developers Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by MZ, on Apr 8, 2011 at 9:41 am | 31 comments | 1835 Views

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Five schools flip the switch

San Ramon Valley Unified students and staff gathered with residents and various dignitaries on Monday afternoon to dedicate...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 31 comments | 1663 Views

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Supervisor Uilkema announces plan to retire

After two decades of public service in Contra Costa County, District 2 Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema announced that she plans...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:29 am | 31 comments | 1289 Views

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Cumulus killed the radio star?

After Cumulus Media fired seven talk-show personalities and several producers, KGO-AM changed to a mostly news format, leaving...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Old Dude, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 31 comments | 1883 Views
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