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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Do We Even Have Congressional Districts?

If Mr. Harmer can run for the opportunity to be my congressional representative even though he doesn't live in my district...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 1237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tree branch falls on cars on I-680 in Alamo

A large tree branch fell on two vehicles this morning on Interstate Highway 680 in Alamo, prompting the California Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 1851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nominate Danville projects for the 2010 Design Awards

The Town of Danville's Design Awards are back and they are looking for nominees in the two categories: Outstanding Commercial...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:34 am | 6 comments | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simpkins gets started as Danville's new police chief

To say that Danville's newest police chief is getting "settled" into his new role might not be the correct term. Just days...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 6, 2010 at 1:51 am | 6 comments | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: What local issue concerns you the most?

Streetwise reporter Stan Wharton decided to take this week's question to the Danville Rotary meeting at Faz Restaurant: ==B...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by A mom, on Sep 7, 2010 at 10:31 am | 6 comments | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven years of construction nears end at San Ramon Valley High School

After seven years, including the halting of work after Native American remains were found on site in July 2009 and a condemned...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rose, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:47 am | 6 comments | 1380 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Breaking News: McNerney Votes for Obama-Care!

Actually this really isn't breaking news, it can be more accurately described as broken news. Broken news is news that McNerney...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by aksidoo, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hap Magee Park Committee seeks new member

Hap Magee Park Committee is looking for a new member and applications being accepted until Nov. 3 for the fifth position...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Oct 29, 2010 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 1057 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Our Views: Keep San Ramon's growth boundary

Voters both in San Ramon and in Contra Costa County have been consistent in voting for urban limit lines and growth boundaries....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by geoff gillette, on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 1318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fantastic news in District 11. McNerney is the winner!!

Dublin, CA – Today, with nearly all the votes tallied in California’s 11th Congressional District, Congressman Jerry McNerney...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by hal, on Nov 11, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 1086 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney still less than 1% ahead of Harmer as vote count continues

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has declared victory in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress even...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Fan of CR Mudgeon, on Nov 16, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 6 comments | 1085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Presenting the Past: Danville Hotel remembered with a monument

The Danville Hotel is one Danville building that is recognized as historic by everyone. The old hotel is now painted red...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 25, 2010 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 1830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Changing of the guard at Camelot

About a dozen people gathered in the back cottage at Father Nature's in Danville Friday where outgoing mayor Mike Doyle held...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Shirley, on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 6 comments | 1314 Views

SPORTS

Jessica, define the Express Forum, please

Dear Jessica, Danville neighborhoods have been discussing your Express Forum this morning with interest in defining its...

Original post made by Hal on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Dec 24, 2010 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 1748 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon plans quick action to replace retiring City Manager Moniz

San Ramon's City Council plans to move quickly to replace retiring City Manager Herb Moniz, who will leave the job in three...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 4, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 1355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bury My Heart at Wounded Drumstick

The juxtaposition of two recent articles in our local fishwrap... http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_17100923?IADID=Search-www.contracostatimes.com-www.contracostatimes.com ht...

Original post made by the dogfather on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Jan 26, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 6257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds charge university founder with money laundering, fraud

Federal court documents show Susan Xiao-Ping Su, the founder of Tri-Valley University and owner of two homes in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 7, 2011 at 11:31 am | 6 comments | 33161 Views

SPORTS

A new chief of staff for Mary Piepho: what do you want to know?

Dear Supervisor Piepho, Let us ask what Contra Costa County District III residents want to know about your new chief of...

Original post made by Hal Bailey, CDSI Research on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Constituent, on Mar 9, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 6 comments | 1520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney reintroduces water projects bill

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) says he's continuing his efforts to address the growing demand for water by reintroducing...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Chet, on Feb 8, 2011 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 1036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley University brought students and spouses into U.S.

Tri-Valley University not only brought students over to Pleasanton on illegal visas, but many of those students brought their...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Satish Chandra, on Feb 9, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 6 comments | 1409 Views
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