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'Living Treasure' tells touching tales

Original post made on Nov 13, 2008

Blackhawk developer and philanthropist Ken Behring spoke for more than an hour Wednesday night in his low-key style, fascinating the audience with tales of his life, from his childhood in a humble Wisconsin household during the Depression to his mansion in Blackhawk. Behring, 80, was being named a "Living Treasure" by the Museum of the San Ramon's program of the same name, at the Danville Community Center.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, November 6, 2008, 4:49 PM

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Posted by Jeff
a resident of San Ramon
on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:13 pm

Oh those rascally "friends of the birds" and "friends of the bees" - what a charming way to delegitimize a wholly valid viewpoint that happened not to be oriented around profit. But thank goodness those tree-huggers lost the Blackhawk Wars in the end! For what do we have now in what used to be those 6200 acres? A beige, Spanish-tiled cesspool of bland, vapid neo-cons, trophy wives, and their snotty privileged spawn.

What an amazing contribution to this world.

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