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California high-speed rail on track to start construction in July

A 2-hour-and-45-minute-trip from San Francisco's Transbay Terminal to Los Angeles' Union Station could be a reality by 2029,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Jan 15, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 10 comments | 1115 Views

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Danville PD warns of phone scams

Police said the Danville area has experienced a rash of telephone scam calls recently. In many of the cases, the victim is...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by sponge_bob_roundpants, on Jan 15, 2013 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con Fire is overfunded already

The new tax asked for by our comfortable living Supervisors will hurt everyone who is barely making it. Supervisors sold...

Original post made by Taxed to Death on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Policy of Truth, on Jan 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 785 Views

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Help count the homeless

Contra Costa County needs volunteers to help count the homeless on Wednesday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 a.m. This activity...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by cardinal , on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 6 comments | 910 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Somebody needs to tell Sutter Health ...

I dunno whether it's the abundance of Mediterranean blue and white, or the rakish angle of the photo, the layers, or what...

Original post made by Ty Tanniq on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jan 12, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1010 Views

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Brown asks three-judge panel to lift prison population reduction order

Gov. Jerry Brown has asked a federal three-judge panel to lift an order requiring the state to reduce the number of inmates...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 853 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious Vehicle in Brookside / Osage Area

Please note that a Charlotte Wood middle school student reporting being apparently followed by two men, driving "a dark blue...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 937 Views

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Chevron will move 800 jobs to Texas

San Ramon-based Chevron Corporation will move 800 jobs in the Bay area to Texas, the oil giant told employees on Thursday....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 29 comments | 2150 Views

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Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect Tuesday in Pleasanton, but not Danville

Starting Jan. 1, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts, and other stores selling...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 19 comments | 2038 Views

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Morning with the Mayor meetings on hiatus in 2013

Early risers in Danville will get to sleep in for the foreseeable future -- at least on the first Friday of the month. The...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Watching..., on Jan 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 9 comments | 1154 Views

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Man stabbed outside downtown Pleasanton restaurant after fight

A man was stabbed in a fight at a Pleasanton bar early Saturday morning, according to police....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by JB Jovee, on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 889 Views

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Danville teen hits classical music big time

A Danville teen cellist will perform with two other Puget Sound School of Music students at the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by bz, on Jan 7, 2013 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 931 Views

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Give yourself the gift of music

Give yourself the gift of music and community by joining WomenSing! Audition now for one of the East Bay's premiere ensembles...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joanne Dale, on Jan 5, 2013 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 815 Views

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Two women beaten in Christmas Eve mall attack

A Christmas Eve dispute over manners apparently led to the beating of a mother and daughter by two other women at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 4, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 16 comments | 1763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Seeks Community Members for Measure D Committee

With the passage of Measure D in November, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is seeking members...

Original post made by Terry Koehne on Jan. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1481 Views

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Laugh a lot to benefit Animal Rescue Foundation

Join host Tony La Russa and featured comedians Mark Pitta and Friends for a memorable start to 2013. Comedy Night is at 7:30...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by the dogfather, on Jan 3, 2013 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1058 Views

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First 2013 newborn arrives at San Ramon Valley Regional

Three babies were born in the Bay Area shortly after midnight on New Year's Day while two local hospitals welcomed new additions...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1176 Views

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Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting

A suspect was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting at a Walnut Creek apartment complex early Thursday morning....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:50 am | 14 comments | 1323 Views

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Got excess fruit? Donate it to those in need

The Urban Farmers volunteers will pick your trees, leave what you want and bring the rest to local food pantries and animal...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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Price steps down, District appoints interim chief

After nearly seven years with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Chief Richard Price will officially step down...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 1, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 8 comments | 1779 Views
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