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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART police seek witnesses in possible suicide

Joy Ann Grammatica was found in the bushes by a BART police officer last Thursday after someone called around 12:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 30, 2012 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 1197 Views

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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 | 961 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 | 854 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 | 1002 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1228 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 | 1989 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 | 1132 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 | 957 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
There are no comments yet. 1163 Views

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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 | 995 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1394 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2655 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 | 1437 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 | 1184 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 | 1602 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 | 2735 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 | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1094 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. 1121 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 | 1019 Views
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Swalwell tapped for key Democrat Party position
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