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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 | 1722 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 | 1603 Views

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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 | 1039 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. 850 Views

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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 | 1049 Views

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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 | 1593 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 | 1350 Views

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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 | 1274 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. 1394 Views

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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 | 1313 Views

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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 | 951 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 | 1196 Views

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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 | 986 Views

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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 | 938 Views

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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 | 1222 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 | 1338 Views

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Art Space: Seeing Mount Diablo in a New Light: Watercolorist Robin Purcell, poet of the palette

If you've never seen an oil painting of Mount Diablo, chances are you either just moved to the area or you've been living...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Eric Merrell, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1137 Views

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Republicans to hear about water supply

The San Ramon Valley Republican Women are hosting a luncheon with guest speaker John Coleman, EBMUD director, at 11:30 a.m.,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by testman, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1397 Views

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Regional Planning Commissions denied extension

A pair of regional planning commissions tasked with dealing with development in the unincorporated areas of Contra Costa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 1111 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,485 views

Not Endorsements
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,079 views