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The high price of a 'free' education

Parents, get out your checkbooks -- it's back-to-school time. Free -- that is, tax-supported education -- has been basic...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:23 am | 10 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oh, did you miss something?

Dear Dolores, Is Emily waiting for SRVUSD to write a press release on yesterday's news? halbailey@yahoo.com...

Original post made by Hal on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by becky, on Sep 8, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 10 comments | 1265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents get ready for emergencies

City of San Ramon, Town of Danville, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, San Ramon Regional Medical Center,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Sissy Police, on Sep 19, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 10 comments | 1243 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Scoop! Scoop! McNerney Votes for Health Care Bill

Well, I guess this really isn't a news scoop since McNerney voted for the Obama-care bill a while ago. However, I have some...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Sep 27, 2010 at 7:19 am | 10 comments | 987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country is going the distance

Students in four Kids' Country programs have begun training as a part of the GO FAR program to help fight childhood obesity....

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by JJ from Danville, on Feb 11, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 10 comments | 1601 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Third time's a charm for Brown, Whitman at Dominican University

While it may not be any clearer who'll get the most votes for California's governorship in November following their third...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 1333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure W: How best to plan for the future?

Proponents and opponents of San Ramon's Measure W agree on one thing: It is the hot-button item on the Nov. 2 ballot for...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Nov 1, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 10 comments | 1021 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's Deputy charged with child molestation in San Ramon

A veteran Alameda County Sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday in Contra Costa County with 10 counts of child molestation...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Follow the masses., on Dec 18, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 10 comments | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robin Williams at Elliott's?!

From drinking elbow to elbow with Hollywood's hairiest (Robin Williams) and handsomest (Pierce Brosnan) stars to making sure...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:07 am | 10 comments | 992 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harmer concedes; congratulates McNerney on re-election to 3rd term as 11th District's congressman

David Harmer, a San Ramon attorney and Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District, conceded defeat Friday in...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 8, 2010 at 7:55 am | 10 comments | 1110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cal High grad arrested for attempted murder, found on I-680

At approximately 12:06 p.m. the San Ramon Police Department responded to the report of an assault with a deadly weapon at...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peace, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:49 pm | 10 comments | 2837 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board of Supervisors hears presentation on redistricting

The county is required to look at its five district boundaries every ten years following the federal Census so that the districts...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on May 13, 2011 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Students are being used as bargaining chips'

Nearly 100 teachers gathered at Stoneridge Mall on Tuesday afternoon to participate in a "grade-in." One of several actions...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Vince, on May 14, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 10 comments | 910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country Hemorrhaging Money !!!

Kids' Country finally filed its tax return for last year and it lost a staggering amount of money. For the year ended June...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man suspected of brandishing firearm at busy restaurant Friday night

Police responded to Cinco de Mayo restaurant at 1372 Locust St. at around 7:50 p.m. after receiving several reports that...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Bud, on Jun 26, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 10 comments | 1059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family deals with daughter's suicide by helping young musicians

The parents of a middle school girl who committed suicide in 2008 are helping her live on by providing scholarships and instruments...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Jul 28, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 1643 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Muslim community celebrates Ramadan with sundown feast

Ramadan is a time for prayer, purification and introspection, and, for some 600 Muslims on Saturday, it was a chance to gather...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 963 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kellogg challenges San Ramon nonprofit's logo

Toucan Sam, the mascot for Froot Loops cereal, is gunning to be the only bird of his kind in the United States. Kellogg,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by gary, on Aug 31, 2011 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 1302 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant owner couple cops plea in federal court

A couple who once ran restaurants in San Ramon and Danville has pleaded guilty to immigration, social security and tax evasion...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 2153 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crosswalk accident proves fatal for pedestrian

The San Ramon Police department has confirmed a fatal accident took place at a crosswalk not far from Coyote Creek Elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by GG, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:48 am | 10 comments | 796 Views
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