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State superintendent urges investing in students as fall election nears

The head of the California Department of Education, Tom Torlakson, made remarks and spoke on a panel at the Public Policy...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 952 Views

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Authorities identify gunman killed after shooting CHP officer on I-680

Christopher Boone Lacy, a resident of Corning, Calif., was fatally shot by a second CHP officer after he shot Officer Kenyon...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 7 comments | 1377 Views

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Health care workers to be required to get flu shot

Health care workers in Contra Costa County will have to "practice what we preach" beginning this flu season, county health...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Derek the Healthy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1040 Views

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Walmart grand opening scheduled for Wednesday

The Bay Area's first Walmart Neighborhood Market will officially open on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 9100 Alcosta Boulevard (inside...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 21, 2012 at 6:01 am | 7 comments | 1136 Views

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Three lanes closed on southbound I-680 after fatality

Several lanes of southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated Walnut Creek were closed for hours after a man jumped...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Treetopper, on Sep 26, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 701 Views

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Doctor pleads not guilty in connection with death of San Ramon student

Dr. Hsui-Ying "Lisa" Tseng pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder Friday after several of her patients, including a Cal...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Frances, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1669 Views

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19 veterans sue government leaders for failing to protect them against rape, sexual assaults

Lawyers for 19 veterans of the U.S. Army and Air Force filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco alleging that top...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 4, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 7 comments | 1212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who's who in the school board race?

Three people, including one incumbent, are in the running for two seats on the San Ramon Valley school board up for election...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 7 comments | 2467 Views

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Independent planning initiative clashes with new General Plan

The [http://www.sos-danville.com/ Save Open Space Danville] grassroots ballot initiative is beginning to circle through Danville...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Happy in Danville, on Nov 7, 2012 at 7:29 am | 7 comments | 950 Views

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Cycling for the future of education

Twenty-eight years after a severe accident that severed his left arm, Danville resident Chris Hopkins rode a unicycle and...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Cool, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 802 Views

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Local economy has a bright future, economist says

Business owners and those interested in finance got an inside look at the future on Friday along with pleasant news about...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 7 comments | 824 Views

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Arnerich, other Tri-Valley mayors return from Washington meetings, inauguration

Mayors from the Tri-Valley returned Tuesday from a five-day trip to Washington D.C. where they met with California legislators...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:29 am | 7 comments | 833 Views

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Police release more details on MC Hammer arrest

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center in Dublin Thursday for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:10 am | 7 comments | 879 Views

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Dublin police drop charges against rapper MC Hammer

Dublin police have dropped charges against rapper MC Hammer in connection with an incident at Hacienda Crossings Shopping...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:31 pm | 7 comments | 778 Views

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Motorcyclist killed, car bursts into flame in multi-vehicle crash

A 31-year-old Walnut Creek motorcyclist was killed and a vehicle burst into flame in a multi-car crash on northbound Interstate...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by 680 Traveler, on Mar 25, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 7 comments | 1649 Views

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Suspects in Gold N Treasures robbery to stand trial

Three Hayward men -- Krishneel Prasad, 20, Gregory Jamal Louis, 22, and Michael Porter, 21 -- will stand trial on three counts...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Mar 26, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 868 Views

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21-year-old county inmate who attempted suicide dies

Pleasanton resident Joseph Behiel, 21, a Contra Costa County jail inmate who attempted suicide last week has died, a sheriff's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 30, 2013 at 7:40 am | 7 comments | 905 Views

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Plan Bay Area announces regional open house meetings

A collaborative effort several regional governing boards, Plan Bay Area plan aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 758 Views

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Health department release free restaurant inspection app

Foodies are now able to easily access the inspection results of their favorite restaurants, thanks to a new smartphone app...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ray Maldonado, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 727 Views

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D.A.: No charges to be filed against preschool teacher who tied up 2-year-old

The teacher who taped a toddler at Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton will not face criminal charges, a spokeswoman...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 1, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 890 Views
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