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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Internships avaiable to work in Rep. McNerney's offices

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) is accepting applications for internship positions available in his Stockton, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tony, on Sep 6, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 9 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets are now available for the CityRead special presentation with Sully

CityRead will conclude with a special presentation featuring Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Yellow Wood Coffee and Tea to go

The economic downturn has claimed two more victims, this time a much-loved coffee shop and its companion store in the Alamo...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Georeg, on Sep 20, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 9 comments | 6228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD Board Profiles: Denise Jennison

Four are vying for three spots in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education. While it appears that...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 30, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 9 comments | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Carpetbagger Harmer's Challenge

David...you do not live in this district, you could not even vote for yourself, and now this is your last desperate tactic...

Original post made by jrm on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Nov 15, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 924 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Danville solider dies in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced Sunday the death of a soldier supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Danville resident...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:36 am | 9 comments | 1724 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

South Korea to sponsor Korean classes in Dougherty Valley

If all goes according to plan, Dougherty Valley High School students will have the option to take two levels of Korean for...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Jun 13, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 9 comments | 1135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD board approves increase in water rates

East Bay Municipal Utility District directors voted unanimously today to approve a two-year operating budget that calls for...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dan From San Ramon, on Jun 17, 2011 at 10:24 am | 9 comments | 884 Views

SPORTS

Rough and tumble sport skates into the San Ramon Valley

What's got eight wheels and flies? Any of the 26 or so women now part of the area's newest professional sports team, the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by katie Brown, on Jul 2, 2011 at 11:32 am | 9 comments | 1399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandals wreak havoc on middle school roof

The vandals broke several pipes from the air conditioning unit, kicked the system's cooling fins and broke vents and other...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Gracie, on Jul 26, 2011 at 8:50 am | 9 comments | 1702 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drugs, handcuffs, arrests: Danville proves to be anything but quiet

When I was told that I would be riding along in a patrol car of the Danville Police Department, I expected to watch traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Local and Happy, on Aug 3, 2011 at 8:50 am | 9 comments | 1048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Marijuana dispensaries smoked out by Planning Commission

At its Tuesday meeting, Danville's Planning Commission recommended that the Town Council approve a permanent ban on medical...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Maurice chin, on Aug 22, 2011 at 9:22 am | 9 comments | 969 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nurses protest what they say are unsafe staffing levels

At least 200 registered nurses held a protest this morning to show their opposition to what they say are chronic unsafe nurse-to-patient...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by No Nightingales, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 9 comments | 845 Views

AROUND TOWN

WalMart rumor quashed by San Ramon City Council

Contrary to rumor, WalMart is not headed to San Ramon, despite a flier that's been circulated around the city recently. "I...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:42 am | 9 comments | 945 Views

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Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive Tuesday morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joseph, on Sep 2, 2011 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alamo man, collaborator charged with bilking investors of nearly $8 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Jason G. Rivera, Jr. and Marc C. Harmon with defrauding investors of nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Oct 3, 2011 at 10:30 am | 9 comments | 1276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did Alamo endorse Tomi van de Brooke for Supervisor?

Dear Editor, After more than a month, it is time to invite Supervisor Gayle Uilkema to explain why Contra Costa County...

Original post made by [removed] on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by informed resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 909 Views

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Danville announces technology push for iGATE, small businesses

Two months after outgoing Mayor Karen Stepper alluded to it in a public forum, the town of Danville has announced its push...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Danville Grandma, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief with pepper spray tries to steal $10,000 worth of handbags from Nordstrom

Two Good Samaritans ran down a thief who allegedly tried to steal $10,000 worth of high-end purses from Nordstrom in Walnut...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lili, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 9 comments | 1014 Views

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Walnut Creek man charged in fatal crash

A Walnut Creek man has been charged in connection with the Nov. 7, 2011 car crash that claimed the lives of two Danville...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by sponge bob roundpants, on Jan 21, 2012 at 8:10 am | 9 comments | 871 Views
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