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Lawyers announce class action suit against NUMMI and Toyota

Oakland attorney Tony Lawson said today that he and other lawyers will file an employment class action lawsuit against New...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Toyota supporter, on Jul 19, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1025 Views

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Simpkins named new Danville police chief

Following a thorough selection process, Steve Simpkins rose to the top of the applicant pool and was named police chief Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by sponge bob roundpants, on Jul 19, 2010 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 1527 Views

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'Candy Bomber' comes to town

Col. Gail Halvorsen, also known as the Berlin Candy Bomber, is headed to Danville on Sunday, July 18 for a presentation on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by georgia, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 1170 Views

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Three vying to become Contra Costa County District Attorney

Three candidates are competing to become the next Contra Costa County district attorney, replacing Robert Kochly, who took...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 1535 Views

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Person airlifted to hospital after driving car into utility pole

At least one victim was transported by helicopter to a hospital after a car hit a utility pole and box, a California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1813 Views

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Summer Serenade tonight in downtown Danville

Downtown Danville will come alive during the Summer Serenade Street Festival tonight from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Thursda, July 15....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by SALLY, on Jul 15, 2010 at 7:24 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

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Pleasanton selects new superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has chosen Parvin Ahmadi as the new superintendent of the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by parvin ahmadi, on Jul 14, 2010 at 10:44 pm | 6 comments | 1783 Views

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Fair wrap-up: 79,882 corn dogs consumed

The 2010 Alameda County Fair was a success, reports the fair association, with attendance at more than 418,000, an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Humane Person, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

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Nominate NOW for senior awards

Know any seniors who go above and beyond in their volunteering? Nominate them for the third annual Senior Volunteer Awards,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anita Venezia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man, and his family, on a mission to Uganda

When Paul Gibson lost his job at Hewlett-Packard, he decided on a career move -- half a world away. Gibson said he was "laid...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 1759 Views

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Fourth of July Parade winners announced

After the dust has settled and the more than 130 parade entries and the thousands of spectators cleared downtown, the Kiwanis...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1398 Views

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Democrat vs Republican majority in US House

Jerry McNerney has to go. An interesting illustration created from a US Bureau of Labor Statistics chart: Labor Force Statistics...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:36 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Subway franchise headed to high schools

In an effort to keep kids on campus and feed them more efficiently, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District board unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Duke, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 28 comments | 6371 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Man shot by police in front of 7 Eleven had stolen a gun, car Wednesday night

A man who was fatally shot by officers during a standoff at a convenience store in San Ramon early this morning began his...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Guy, on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 27 comments | 2668 Views

SPORTS

From zero to victory in stunning turn-around

Danville Little League 10-11s All-Stars pitcher Nick Bartenetti was concentrating so hard on a foul ball in the Section 3...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Caroline, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 35 comments | 3209 Views

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Stroke Support Group will meet tonight

Stroke Support Group of Contra Costa County meets at 7 p.m., the second Monday of every month (except August), at John Muir...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 869 Views

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Fire district launches iPhone app

After announcing it in mid-April, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District finally launched an iPhone application that...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 10, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1595 Views

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Crowds cheer for Kiwanis 4th of July Parade

Bands, colorful marching units and red, white and blue spectators enjoyed today's Fourth of July Parade in Danville presented...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by agree, on Jul 10, 2010 at 11:25 am | 27 comments | 1639 Views

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McNerney introduces bill to fight outsourcing

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th District) has introduced a bill to stop outsourcing by cracking down on what he calls...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by DaveB, on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 28 comments | 2338 Views

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YMCA programs mostly unchanged with new name, leadership

Following the bankruptcy filing of the Mt. Diablo Region YMCA, the San Ramon Valley YMCA operations are now provided by the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gordon Biersch, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1647 Views
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