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McNerney and the fear factor...

Interesting that the McNerney posting restricts comments to registered users. Are they afraid of anonymous postings?...

Original post made by Treebeard on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 1423 Views

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McNerney says he's won 11th Congressional District race

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

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by collins, on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 11 comments | 1121 Views

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Repairs ahead for rutted section of Interstate 680

This spring, Caltrans plans to start work on the notoriously bumpy stretch of southbound Interstate 680 between southern...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Alamo neighbor, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:59 am | 11 comments | 1905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rumors circulate about a new coffee shop in Alamo Plaza

The rumors about Peet's Coffee and Tea opening in the Alamo Plaza are still just rumors -- for now anyway. Pamela Coddington...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ugh, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:36 am | 11 comments | 1713 Views

SPORTS

Brother of SF Giants player sentenced in Danville hit-and-run DUI case

Cainan Schierholtz, the younger brother of San Francisco Giants right fielder Nate Schierholtz, pleaded no contest today...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Maxine, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:11 pm | 11 comments | 2644 Views

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Borders files for bankruptcy, will close San Ramon store

Borders Group announced today that it will close 12 Bay Area book stores, including its San Ramon location. The closures...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jimbo, on Feb 22, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 1847 Views

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McNerney hosts student forum for high schoolers

An event on Thursday meant mostly to listen to teens from three of the four San Ramon Valley high schools turned into more...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by billr, on Mar 31, 2011 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 1466 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney to host forum Thursday evening on cyber-bullying

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host an informational forum on cyber bullying among children at 7:30 p.m....

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Theresa, on May 17, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 1405 Views

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McNerney set to vote today either FOR or AGAINST our individual freedom (Re: Light Bulb Repeal Act)

So how will McNerney vote this week (maybe even today)? Will he vote FOR our individual freedom (i.e. in favor of allowing...

Original post made by Edison on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Jul 21, 2011 at 9:59 am | 11 comments | 1359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Scary Larry' retiring after 20-year reign of 'terror'

Known as "Scary Larry" Valley-wide, Larry Chan has been the supposed terror of the Pleasanton DMV for 20 years. But on Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 11 comments | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council continues smoking ban discussion

An ordinance to prohibit smoking in Danville's recreational areas was discussed again at Tuesday's Town Council meeting....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Whomever, on Sep 9, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 11 comments | 1872 Views

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Foreclosures up! Demand Down! And Danville contemplates a major new subdividsion?!?

So we have a "strong and steady increase in foreclosures" in Danville & Alamo over the last two years, with the latest figure...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Economics 100, on Sep 13, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 11 comments | 1253 Views

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Residents appeal Station 32 plans to Board of Supervisors

Alamo resident Diann Tilley Christensen filed the appeal on behalf of six couples on Sept. 1, citing concerns about "code...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hary, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:34 am | 11 comments | 1754 Views

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Facilities manager sentenced in St. Isidore embezzlement case

A Danville resident and former employee of St. Isidore's Church is may have a difficult time paying the bills. Virgilo Lukban,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by F Lee, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 11 comments | 4357 Views

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Expanded carpool lane opens in Alamo Wednesday night

The expanded lane will be nearly one mile long and run between Rudgear Road in Walnut Creek to Livorna Road in Alamo. The...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 14, 2011 at 9:46 am | 11 comments | 1422 Views

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Piepho addresses Antioch Rotary with a different toon

For a Supervisor pushing as hard as possible to stay out of Antioch and Oakley she sure has changed her tune. Could it be...

Original post made by Oakleyite on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 11 comments | 1153 Views

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It is Time for the Dept. of Justice to Clean up Contra Costa

The constant bullying of citizens by certain politicians needs to stop. People (including myself) have been intimidated by...

Original post made by Afraid of Mary on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Say what? , on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 1625 Views

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Rural land in northwestern San Ramon will become housing development by 2015

In accordance with the city's 2030 general plan, San Ramon is moving forward with plans to develop a large patch of rural...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:49 pm | 11 comments | 1749 Views

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Summerhill Homes may be building --get your free sand bags from Danville

Yes, Danville has announced today that is is "once again providing residents with sand and bags to assist in flood prevention...

Original post made by NO ON SUMMERHILL! on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by fed up with traffic, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 11 comments | 1478 Views

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Rick Santorum in Alamo tonight

Dear Editor, Rick Santorum will be in Alamo, March 29, for a Tea Party fundraiser in a gated community on a private lane....

Original post made by [removed] on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 1426 Views
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