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Saying goodbye

This morning St. Isidore's Catholic Church in Danville was filled with mourners for Tony Carnemolla, who died suddenly Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jan 4, 2010 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 1812 Views

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4.1 quake: Geologist calls it 'run of the mill'

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area this morning at 10:09 a.m., centered 6 miles east-northeast of Milpitis,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 11, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1032 Views

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Warming globally? Part Deux

Where are the global-warming wingnuts? They ignore their favorite fantasy in the middle of winter but come out in droves...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 12, 2010 at 8:42 am | 5 comments | 1346 Views

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Council OKs plan to improve downtown parking

The Danville Town Council unanimously OK'd the 2010 Downtown Parking Management Plan at its meeting Jan. 12. The plan is...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 22, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART reaches $1.5 million settlement for Oscar Grant's daughter

BART reached an agreement with the mother of Oscar Grant's young daughter Tatiana late this afternoon. The settlement is...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by American, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:21 am | 5 comments | 1270 Views

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Alamo MAC to hear Fire Chief

Fire Chief Richard Price will give a presentation at this week's Alamo Municipal Advisory Council meeting on plans for the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 818 Views

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Abe Lincoln is a hit with Freedom Shrines

President Abraham Lincoln helped members of the Exchange Club dedicate new Freedom Shrines in two San Ramon Valley schools...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Illinois born and raised, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 1102 Views

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Danville teen orator headed to nationals

Sam Stone, a senior at Monte Vista high School, won the state competition Sunday in the 73rd annual American Legion Oratorical...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by bzwahlen, on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 5 comments | 1328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 teens arrested after carjacking in Walnut Creek

Three teenage boys were arrested after a carjacking Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Walnut Creek shopping center,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Mar 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 988 Views

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District says classified staff reductions not a result of state budget cuts

A reduction of 1,072.5 classified employee hours may appear to be a sign of the dire times for education funding, but district...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 17, 2010 at 8:09 am | 5 comments | 847 Views

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How high was your PG&E bill?

I was just wonderin' if anyone else noticed higher PG&E bills this month. Mine showed very high usage. Usage comparison:...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by claire, on Apr 29, 2010 at 8:25 am | 5 comments | 1340 Views

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Register early for YMCA Summer Camps

The YMCA is offering a variety of half-day, week-long specialty camps this summer including Legos, robots, sports and more....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 951 Views

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Enjoy the 'last hurrah' Saturday at Veterans Memorial Building

Celebrate the history and memories of the Veterans Memorial Building before it is to be renovated from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on May 1, 2010 at 8:37 am | 5 comments | 953 Views

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Major League Players statement on Arizona's Gestapo like immigration law:

New York, NY, Friday, April 30, 2010 The following statement was issued today by Major League Baseball Players Association...

Original post made by Chet on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hogwash, on May 3, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 1127 Views

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Council approves Del Amigo speed lumps

The Town Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to approve the installation of speed lumps on Del Amigo Road in an effort...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on May 11, 2010 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 981 Views

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Fire officials say San Ramon district should get accredited

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District should be accredited, say fire officials from across the country. If that recommendation...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by eric, on May 18, 2010 at 6:45 am | 5 comments | 903 Views

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Free memory screening for seniors today

Danville Senior Services offers free memory screening today from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Monday, May 24. Four appointment times...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on May 24, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 5 comments | 824 Views

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What do the terms "today" and "tomorrow" mean?

Just a suggestion for the editor: Don't use headlines with an indeterminate date such as, "Today is the last day to register...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on May 27, 2010 at 8:09 am | 5 comments | 1044 Views

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Streetwise: What will you miss most about high school?

As high school graduation nears, Stan Wharton went to San Ramon Valley High School to interview seniors. This week's Streetwise...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Diane, on Jun 7, 2010 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1238 Views

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Another new years, please

Dear Emily, Starting around Labor Day and continuing to April Fools Day, our world has many New Years Day(s) celebrations....

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jun 9, 2010 at 6:51 am | 5 comments | 1005 Views
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