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AROUND TOWN

Cops make arrest in copper theft

A man and woman were arrested yesterday at the Sycamore Valley Road Park and Ride after being found with stolen copper wire...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Midair plane collision avoided over weekend

A United Airlines plane that had just departed from San Francisco International Airport avoided colliding with a smaller...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Melvin Smith, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:17 am | 6 comments | 910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six district schools earn 'Distinguished' honors

In times of reduced budgets and programs, schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are still considered excellent....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 20, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 931 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville begins work on a new general plan

It will take more than a year to rewrite the Town's general plan and they are looking for public input, Danville Town officials...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Collins, on Apr 24, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 1036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville teachers can dish it out

Teachers and the principal of Tassajara Hills Elementary school took a night job Monday, serving up food for "McTeacher's...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on May 4, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 6 comments | 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton selects new superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has chosen Parvin Ahmadi as the new superintendent of the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by parvin ahmadi, on Jul 14, 2010 at 10:44 pm | 6 comments | 1136 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

May Day, May Day, time to celebrate!

Dear Emily, "Polling established that 94.7% of Tea Party participants do not drink Tea!" Please let it by my turn to...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on May 3, 2010 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo teen heading 'into thin air'

An 18-year-old from Alamo is hoping to be one of the youngest to ever climb Mount Everest, and his parents are backing him...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susanne, on May 14, 2010 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 3407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tour Alamo parks with the MAC

Alamo's Municipal Advisory Council is hosting a different kind of meeting Thursday. Starting at 11 a.m., they will meet at...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on May 30, 2010 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stone Valley middle schooler seeks ambassadorship

A 12-year-old from Stone Valley Middle School wants to be a European ambassador. Anna Nunes isn't jumping the gun. The seventh...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:34 am | 6 comments | 1419 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests up, fatalities down during CHP's holiday enforcement period

Fatalities are down and DUI arrests are up both statewide and in the Bay Area as of Monday morning during the California...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Cliff, on Jun 6, 2010 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town names contractor for Veterans Memorial Building project

The renovation of downtown's Veterans Memorial Building is one step closer as the Danville Town Council unanimously approved...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jun 4, 2010 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 1026 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressman McNerney bill to protect American jobs.

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has introduced legislation to stop American jobs from going overseas. In a statement,...

Original post made by Chet on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Treebeard, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 6 comments | 1062 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire district launches iPhone app

After announcing it in mid-April, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District finally launched an iPhone application that...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 10, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Tesco Fresh & Easy ever going to open in Danville?

Would love to hear the latest. Does anyone know? It's a shame as the Diablo Rd. shopping center could really use something...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 1585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: What is your favorite Bay Area staycation?

When it comes time to find fun things to do that won't hurt your budget, a popular choice for many is a staycation. And why...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Jul 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 6 comments | 1327 Views

SPORTS

Incumbents Stepper, Storer appointed to Town Council

In a unanimous vote, the three Town Council members voted to appoint fellow members Vice Mayor Karen Stepper and Councilman...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 6 comments | 1435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged burglars report fake shooting in an attempt to avoid being caught

Police Chief Steve Simpkins has a message for the four suspects arrested Friday, Aug. 20 who tried to get out of burglary...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by patty, on Sep 2, 2010 at 12:18 am | 6 comments | 1426 Views

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 | 1287 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 | 1894 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,045 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 688 views