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Woman fights off would-be purse snatchers

A woman successfully fought off two teen girls who tried to grab her purse and a bag of items she was returning to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1320 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Jerry Brown to sign high-speed rail bill at Transbay Terminal

Brown will visit the Transbay Transit Center construction site in the city's Financial District, where he will sign SB 1029,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 1436 Views

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Undercover millionaire makes a difference

When Danville resident Hilary DeCesare set out to ensure online safety for children with a website, she didn't expect to...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 18, 2012 at 8:13 am | 11 comments | 2313 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Critics of high-speed rail taking their arguments to Sacramento in effort to block plan

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jul 16, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 3 comments | 1191 Views

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From trials to triumph, local authors inspire

Writing a book may not be everyone's aspiration but three San Ramon Valley residents have put pen to paper and packed the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jul 14, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

SPORTS

Sledding to Hawaii

I usually write about San Ramon as the San Ramon Observer (pardon the typo in my User Name here), but this is a story of...

Original post made by San Ramon Oberver on Jul. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 975 Views

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Serena Williams defeats Stanford's reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs in 2nd round at Bank of the West Classic

The fourth-ranked and top-seeded Serena Williams beat reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs, 6-2, 6-1, Wednesday in the second...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 881 Views

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Grab your hairspray for a fun night out

The Peter Pan Foundation's production of HAIRSPRAY is scheduled for 7 p.m., July 12, 13, and 14, and at 2 p.m. on July 14...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Joe Torkildson, on Jul 13, 2012 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 858 Views

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San Ramon's Fourth of July celebration dubbed a success

San Ramon's fireworks-free Fourth of July has been pronounced a success, but the city is looking at ways that could bring...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 13, 2012 at 6:48 am | 3 comments | 950 Views

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County Fair breaks attendance records for second year

More than 534,000 attendees visited the fair, an 18 percent increase from 2011, and is the largest recorded attendance in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 1068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pig assault lands man in jail

A man's assault of a pig at the Alameda County Fair prompted some strong words from the judge in the Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Troy, on Jul 11, 2012 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 1179 Views

SPORTS

Nor-Cal Valley Stompers 12U & 14U Fall Softball Tryouts

Nor-Cal Valley Stompers Travel A-Ball Program is holding open tryouts to fill their Fall Rosters for the 12U and two 14U...

Original post made by Steve Renfro on Jul. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 874 Views

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Nor-Cal Valley Stompers 12U & 14U Fall Softball Tryouts

Nor-Cal Valley Stompers Travel A-Ball Program is holding open tryouts to fill their Fall Rosters for the 12U and two 14U...

Original post made by Steve Renfro on Jul. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why we should question raising kids here....

So, like a normal Sundays, I was returning from the local Peets coffee where the rest of the moderately privileged folks...

Original post made by The Reverend on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Teen Observer, on Jul 10, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 8 comments | 1657 Views

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Town unveils 'Share Our Streets' campaign

"Share Our Streets," a joint effort by the town's transportation and police departments, targets the three main groups using...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Steven, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 6 comments | 962 Views

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Tri-Valley Foundation vacates headquarters

The doors to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation have been locked for more than a week now, and although the lights are on,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by frankly , on Jul 9, 2012 at 7:23 am | 2 comments | 987 Views

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50-acre grass fire contained, no structures damaged

The fire, between Dougherty and Lawrence roads, was reported at 5:15 p.m., fire Chief Richard Price said. The fire was contained...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 8 comments | 1070 Views

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Pet of the Week: Bertie

Bertie is a stunning 2-year-old female tuxedo with plenty of love to share. She is a delightful cat that will provide her...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 819 Views

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Original Town Council to grand marshal parade

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the incorporation of Danville, members of the original Town Council will act as grand...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by ms, on Jul 6, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 10 comments | 1247 Views
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