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Weekend drowning claims 10-year-old

Tragedy struck a Danville family this weekend, as a 10-year-old girl drowned Saturday in the family's backyard swimming pool....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Gino Giordano, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 2454 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRV grad dies in Long Beach shooting

Police in Long Beach are investigating the April 9 fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Danville man. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK slight increase in class sizes

Some classrooms may see an extra student or two this year following action by the Board of Education as school administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Aug 21, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 17 comments | 1535 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Art Space: The art of the protest - Sign Creation 101 is in order

Overlooked in the sound and fury signifying nut-think that greeted U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer at her book signing at Rakestraw...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Bob K, on Aug 21, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remains at dig site now number 22

Work crews excavating for the foundation of the new gymnasium at San Ramon Valley High School have discovered 22 bodies believed...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by High School Mom, on Aug 21, 2009 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 1607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A MAC for Alamo

No one is surprised that unincorporated Alamo is about to get a Municipal Advisory Council. County District 3 Supervisor...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1041 Views

AROUND TOWN

What really can be said in 3 Minutes or less?

Dear Dolores, Various boards, councils, commissions, committees, and taskforces, in their public meetings, restrict citizens’...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Aug. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 852 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo committees face uncertain future

Members of the Alamo Community Council met Thursday, one of their final meetings now that the Contra Costa County Board of...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Guy Sallens, on Aug 19, 2009 at 10:18 pm | 7 comments | 1052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo woman attacked, car stolen

Deputies from the Contra Costa Sheriff's Department are investigating a home break-in in Alamo today, in which a resident...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Carol, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 26 comments | 1598 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Week in Washington yields contacts for Mayor Mike Shimansky

Danville Mayor Mike Shimansky hobnobbed with national leaders including senators Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer and Hillary...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Aug 19, 2009 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 1355 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ace is in place

Ace Hardware opened today in Alamo, to the delight of residents who have wanted another full service hardware store to open...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Negative/Positive, on Aug 18, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 13 comments | 1275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RLP Teachers Say Goodbye, and Thanks!

Resurrection Lutheran Preschool in Dublin, affectionately known as ”RLP” is now known as Resurrection Lutheran Child Development...

Original post made by Ann Harper on Aug. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vets Hall plan nears final approval

Plans for the renovated Veterans Hall are entering the final stretch in the approval process. At a joint meeting Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Margreta von Pein, on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 968 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

District 10 candidates present views

About 500 voters turned out for the 10th Congressional District candidate forum presented by the League of Women Voters of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

School lunch prices to be decided Tuesday

In an effort to stem losses in the schools' hot lunch program, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car totaled at El Cerro under freeway

San Ramon Valley Firefighters responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday, Aug. 11, on El Cerro Blvd at I-680. Crews transported...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by jo, on Aug 17, 2009 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk parcel issue may resurface

Some homeowners in Blackhawk are preparing for another fight over the possible sale of vacant lots owned by Blackhawk Country...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sue Talia, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:44 am | 5 comments | 987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Open house at Blackhawk Museum

The Blackhawk Museum opens its collection to the public on the day after the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by David McGrath, on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors approve Alamo MAC

The ongoing debate over whether a Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) was coming to Alamo reached its end Tuesday as members...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 15, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 17 comments | 1225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major Car Accident @ Camino Ramon

Did anyone see that car accident last nite (Thursday August 13th) which occurred around 8:50PM? Im trying to find info on...

Original post made by Chuck on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 14, 2009 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views
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