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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Official says elder abuse cases are being investigated

The head of Aging and Adult Services takes issue with a report made last week by a Contra Costa County Civil Grand Jury that...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 25, 2009 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville icon passes away at 57

Phil Hellsten, 57, artist and "Starman," whose daily routine included a lot of walking around downtown Danville, was found...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by "Swampy" Joe Bagley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 34 comments | 1688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen purses, laptops, etc., send strong message

In just one case, Danville police recovered 125 purses, and more than 400 articles of ID and credit cards, laptops, cameras...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by spcwtjd, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | 13 comments | 1688 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2012
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 1688 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Updating The House on the (Mona Lisa) Hill

Posted with permission of the author Dear Alamo neighbors, As towns named Alamo and Poplar throughout North America...

Original post made by Susan West on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 10, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WHTGW

WHTGW? Whatever happened to Global Warming? You don't hear much about it these days since it came out that the data were...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 28 comments | 1687 Views

SPORTS

Modern artist

Cyrus Shafizadeh, 6, seems deep in thought as he contemplates his next pencil strokes at the hands-on art exhibit at Danville's...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by HairyMan, on Nov 11, 2008 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1686 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District signs on with SunPower for school solar installation

After a fairly lengthy discussion Tuesday night, San Ramon Valley Unified School District board members voted to approve...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by James Robert Seidel, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 35 comments | 1686 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Willy T, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 12 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRVUSD Measure D exemption for Seniors

Dear neighbors, Seniors (over 65) may apply for an exemption from parcel taxes for SRVUSD tax measures. Even if you support...

Original post made by CDSI Community Courtesy on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Susan West, on Apr 28, 2008 at 7:32 am | 3 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remains at dig site now number 22

Work crews excavating for the foundation of the new gymnasium at San Ramon Valley High School have discovered 22 bodies believed...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by High School Mom, on Aug 21, 2009 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Down Syndrome Education Alliance launched at San Ramon Valley schools

Developmentally disabled students in the San Ramon Valley will now receive extra attention to ensure scholastic success,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by eloise, on Jun 1, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 15 comments | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Thanks To Beverly Lane

The recent article about the Povda history is just another example of how much I appreciate Ms. Lane's efforts to document...

Original post made by JRM on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1684 Views

SPORTS

Prep sports wrap-ups

Check out last week's high school action for the high school teams in football, women's water polo and volleyball. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by JAWS, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pioneer Art Gallery opens new exhibit

The Pioneer Art Gallery - home to exhibits and artist studios - invites the public to a reception from 5-8 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sara, on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 6 comments | 1683 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Death No. 5 attributed to swine flu in Contra Costa County

County health officials announced two more county deaths early last week as a result of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The deaths...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lafayette man will run for county supervisor

A long-time Lafayette resident will run for Contra Costa County District 2 supervisor to replace current supervisor Gayle...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 11:42 am | 29 comments | 1683 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County has board openings

The Contra Costa County Aviation Advisory Committee has two openings for at-large positions, representing all stakeholders...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Vince Kreigher, on Mar 22, 2008 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 1682 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local restaurants tap into water idea

The idea behind the Tap Project is simple: Donate $1 for the tap water you'd normally get for free at a restaurant, and the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Rick Neal, on Mar 20, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Salute to Blue' gets green light

The Danville Town Council gave its go ahead to a large scale downtown fundraiser May 31 to benefit the family of slain Oakland...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on May 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1681 Views
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