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AROUND TOWN

Library closing Monday for two weeks

The library will close Monday, Jan. 28, and is scheduled to reopen Monday, Feb. 11, while the old carpeting is replaced by...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by fire32, on Jan 31, 2008 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thank you, John!

Democrat John Edwards is exiting the presidential race Wednesday, ending a scrappy underdog bid in which he steered his rivals...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just received an e-mail from Mary Piepho

"SUPERVISOR MARY N. PIEPHO RECEIVES BOARD SUPPORT TO REDUCE TRAFFIC FEES FOR COUNTY WINERIES AND OLIVE MILLS" - gee, thanks...

Original post made by S. Cavalli on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by Mary Nejedly Piepho, on Jan 28, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 20 comments | 2854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Yes, Helen, there can be excitement on the FORUM

Dear Helen, As you noted today, this FORUM has gotten fairly dull as Alamo neighbors returned to private, neighbor-to-neighbor...

Original post made by The Butcher on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 28, 2008 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bill Baker blasts McNerney on Iraq stance

Criticism rained on U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney last week at Faz restaurant for his support of setting a timetable to withdraw...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Jan 26, 2008 at 3:16 pm | 9 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Into the forest

Joe Christianson discovered a little bit of heaven just east of Alamo after the last rains. He hiked into the Las Trampas...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Mike Hunt, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 1838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Snow scene at Mount Diablo

The temperature will remain in the 30s and 40s throughout the week, plus precipitation is forecast - which all adds up to...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 1780 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's up with the town below the house on the HILL?

It is like Brigadoon for the town that lies below the House on the top of (Mona Lisa) Hill. And Helen wants to know what's...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1549 Views

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Start the new year with T'ai Chi

The room is completely quiet as adult students of all ages line up on the hard, shiny floor. Teacher Bob Kipper stands in...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by astrideiland@hotmail.com, on Jan 24, 2008 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mark Curtis leaving KTVU anchor spot

Mark Curtis - a Danville resident - is stepping down as anchor for KTVU Channel 2 News. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3021...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Sheila Garcia, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2253 Views

SPORTS

680 water polo team to nationals

The 680 Drivers Boys eighth-grade water polo team qualified first at the Pacific Zone Qualifier for the 07 Speedo Cup hosted...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jody Cambell Award Winner, on Jan 23, 2008 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 2209 Views

SPORTS

Why does it matter?

Posted with the permission of the author Dear neighbors, Sports is entertainment and this industry's performers are...

Original post made by Janis Connelly on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 23, 2008 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1845 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are closed today to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Also, an interfaith...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Dede, on Jan 21, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1628 Views

SPORTS

You can do it! You can do it!

Girls Mustang Fury cheer from the sidelines for a penalty kick goal to break the tie in overtime at the U-14 Winter Turf...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jessie Zaph, on Jan 19, 2008 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Escape to Mount Diablo

It's hard to believe peace and tranquility are only a stone's throw away. Even though we are at the foot of Mount Diablo,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 17, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4082 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

An Alamo Postcard

Posted with the permission of the author Dear neighbors, Late last year, we shared postcards from towns named Alamo...

Original post made by Enrique Martinez on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Grace Fortus, on Jan 16, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 2313 Views

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Passage to New Zealand

The tropical midnight air was calm as Andre Lay steered the 65-foot schooner through the Pacific Ocean somewhere between...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Bob Archer, on Jan 16, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1972 Views

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e-campaigns: the new politics

Dear neighbors, The collateral of politics has always been communication. Money is the basis of public campaigns because...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 16, 2008 at 7:29 am | 13 comments | 1854 Views

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Remodeler plans to buy discounted solar systems

Gayler Construction of Danville is looking for 250 homeowners in the Tri-Valley who are interested in buying bulk solar energy...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 14, 2008 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 1659 Views

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Watch out for GAMING!

Posted with permission of the author Heads up, California, When gaming becomes a major income stream for your State,...

Original post made by Janice Elliot on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Susan West, on Jan 14, 2008 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1819 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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