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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 | 2029 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 | 1029 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 | 4022 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 | 1894 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 | 1610 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 | 1465 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 | 5039 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 | 1288 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 | 1365 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 | 1515 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 | 1358 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 | 4254 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 | 1748 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 | 1617 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 | 1241 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 | 1839 Views

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Candidate forum showcases different sides of Danville

The Danville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for Town Council candidates last week, offering those in the business...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by no more dougherty valleys, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:21 am | 31 comments | 14391 Views

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Open space preservation initiative falls short of 2014 ballot

A grassroots ballot initiative aimed at strengthening voter rights on future development may have garnered enough support,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Melinda, on May 20, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 31 comments | 1327 Views

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Danville ranks among state's 'safest cities'

The town of Danville was named the ninth-safest city in the state, according to a security-industry ranking released Monday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Valley Resident, on Aug 22, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 31 comments | 10210 Views

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Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale have alleged that they were barred from riding go-karts at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by oh!riley, on May 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 1069 Views
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