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Streetwise: High speed rail

High speed rail is a hotly contested issue among Californians, many of whom pit the cost of a system against environmental...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lex, on Jul 27, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 861 Views

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Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ken, on Jul 27, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 764 Views

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'Brazen' ID thief receives eight-year sentence

A Concord woman has been sentenced to eight years in state prison in two cases of identity theft. Generose Yambao, 32, of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yolanda Martinez, on Jul 26, 2012 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 881 Views

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Police identify body in brush at Dublin BART station

The Alameda County Coroner's Office has identified the woman whose body was found in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Jul 25, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 1119 Views

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Danville businesswoman killed in plane crash

A Lafayette couple died in a private plane crash over central Utah this weekend, according to a release. Mona and Peter Branagh...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Airline Pilot, on Jul 25, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1878 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Buchanan bill toughens penalties for copper thieves, buyers

With copper thefts a growing problem in the area, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill by Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo)...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jul 24, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1012 Views

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High schoolers don't always 'like' Facebook

Facebook has been a phenomenon since Mark Zuckerburg created it in his Harvard dorm room in 2004 and it spread like wildfire...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jimbo, on Jul 24, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

SPORTS

No-Hitter Propels Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars to Pacific SW Regionals

The Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Star team defeated Bel Mateo last night 6-1 in Woodland, California to advance to the Babe...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Jul. 23, 2012
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Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Jul 23, 2012 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 901 Views

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What's going on at Oak Hill Park?

I've noticed that a construction crew is refitting all of the door and window frames at the Oak Hill Park Community Center....

Original post made by Lili on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Lili, on Jul 20, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1306 Views

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Con Fire Tax is another waste

The new tax asked for by Con Fire and the Board of Supervisors needs to be voted down just like East County. These politicians...

Original post made by Taxpayer out of money on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Factchecker, on Jul 19, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 18 comments | 1321 Views

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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 | 1336 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 | 1040 Views

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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 | 1458 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 | 2351 Views

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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 | 1212 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 | 973 Views

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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
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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 | 900 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 | 874 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,092 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 773 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 603 views