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What should be the qualifications of an Alamo MAC member?

Dear Dolores, In the e-exchanges of our regional and corridor neighborhoods, a common question is "WHO is qualified to...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by RandyB, on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 958 Views

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Locked Threads

I have locked the threads that were going off topic, becoming abusive and / or contained inappropriate language (astericks...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by leo, on Sep 17, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 3 comments | 1271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The importance of being Earnest

Dear Dolores, In commentary, we humans have developed the skill of avoiding communication and creating confrontation....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Gardner, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man in van causes alarm at school

A student walking home from Los Cerros Middle School reported that an unknown male in a white van followed him part of the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by details, on Sep 17, 2009 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 1226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunches may see price hike

The cost of buying a hot lunch in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District may be going up, as trustees examine ways...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 1650 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Protect Marriage - Support the 2010 California Marriage Protection Act

I remember how vehemently this area fought to protect marriage last fall from the gay couples who wanted to steal the institution...

Original post made by Just so you know on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views

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What should be the role of LAFCO in our corridor??

Dear Gina C. Allen, Thank you for focusing commentary on issues in our region and removing the pulpit of a handful that...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 999 Views

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Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony

The Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley is again sponsoring a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11 at...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1128 Views

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Alamo woman selected for LAFCO

Residents in the southern part of Contra Costa County have an additional voice representing their interests, as Alamo resident...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jack B., on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is your opinion of our Danville schools?

Letís start some real conversations about our Danville schools. Students: Do you feel safe in your Danville school? ...

Original post made by Marie on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by has to be anonymous, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:57 am | 78 comments | 3802 Views

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San Ramon eyes Tassajara Valley

Danville, San Ramon and Contra Costa County will be sitting down and examining the eastern boundary between the two towns...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ruck, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 20 comments | 1383 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilman Michael Shimansky dies

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky died today, after coming down with bacterial meningitis Aug. 17. He was visiting his...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Fraze, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

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Breaking News: Much of Downtown Danville Without Power

Much of downtown Danville was without power for several hours on Tuesday, after an apparent transformer malfunction. Crews...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 984 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Students to share poetry out loud

More than 800 students in Contra Costa County will join students across the nation in the 2009 Poetry Out Loud competition,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by azjOjZjxfhdykmraKxy, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:06 am | 1 comment | 1154 Views

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council members on cell phones

So many people today driving while talking and texting on cell phones.. there should be more tickets given out.. and the...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 14, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 935 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Too close for comfort?

Call 9-1-1 to report a fire or health emergency in the San Ramon Valley and within five minutes, a crew will arrive prepared...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Sep 13, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 44 comments | 2392 Views

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A beautiful day for the Alamo Music Festival

Dear Dolores, It is a beautiful day at the festival. Great people, good food, fine wine, exceptional music, and much more....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 795 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Make home composting second nature

Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority is sponsoring composting classes throughout its service area in 2009. The workshop...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by MaryZ., on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 892 Views

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parking/car oil leaks

Is it a violation to park that constantly leaks oil on a residential street? Our neighbors car is making a mess on the...

Original post made by Greening on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Greening, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 14 comments | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting fit! at Charlotte Wood Middle School

Students and faculty at Charlotte Wood Middle School will be able to adopt a more fit lifestyle, with the opening Sept. 4...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Sep 11, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 1282 Views
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