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AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates keep dropping in Bay Area, state

The California unemployment rate fell to 9.0 percent in April, down from 9.4 percent in March and well below a year ago when...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Darrin, on May 23, 2013 at 11:31 am | 15 comments | 1024 Views

AROUND TOWN

SummerHill Homes project moves to next stage of development

In a 5-1 vote, with Commissioner Paul Radich opposing, the Commission approved the Magee Ranch/SummerHill Homes project --a...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nim Beigh, on May 22, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 24 comments | 3423 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Which city is richest? It depends on how the numbers are run

San Ramon topped a recent list of the wealthiest cities in America, but Danville didn't make the cut -- not because it's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on May 22, 2013 at 10:23 am | 4 comments | 1562 Views

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Local businessman seeks to be candidate in Iranian presidential election

In a seemingly quixotic quest, East Bay businessman Kazem Sadati (also known as Matt Sadati) has thrown his hat into the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 21, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 963 Views

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Ask the Vet: Pet first aid

If an emergency should occur, it's important to be prepared. Learn how to care for bleeding, broken bones, toxins, heatstroke...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Member, on May 21, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 693 Views

SPORTS

Diablo Scorpions finish season with perfect record

Diablo Scorpions lacrosse ended the season on a high note May 19, as the under-11 boys finished with a percent record. the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by proud mom, on May 21, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1426 Views

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Former Contra Costa narcotics task force head sentenced to 14 years

Former Contra Costa County drug task force commander Norman Wielsch was sentenced to 14 years in prison for his role in a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by LMP, on May 21, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 956 Views

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Amgen Tour rolls through town

Cyclists will race through town on Saturday, May 18 in the seventh stage of the race from Livermore to Mt. Diablo State Park....

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn, on May 20, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 824 Views

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Open space preservation initiative falls short of 2014 ballot

A grassroots ballot initiative aimed at strengthening voter rights on future development may have garnered enough support,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Melinda, on May 20, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 31 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspicious package prompts downtown Livermore evacuation

Festivities surrounding the Amgen Tour of California Race were brought to a temporary halt by a bomb scare in downtown Livermore...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 20, 2013 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charges reduced for Pleasanton financier William Hogarty

What started out as an attempted murder charge wound up as a misdemeanor assault conviction for William Hogarty, the CEO...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 20, 2013 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 920 Views

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SRVUSD will receive one-time windfall from state

The San Ramon Valley school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Unanticipated revenue to California will...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on May 18, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 6 comments | 1060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report ranks SRVUSD high schools among top in country

All nine local high schools scored among the top high schools in the country in the latest U.S. News & World report ranking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by The alamo, on May 17, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, students respond to new standardized test

Students from nine San Ramon Valley Unified schools are piloting a new, computer-based standardized test. From excitement...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by concerned teacher, on May 17, 2013 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1280 Views

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DeSaulnier, other state senators ask tough questions about faulty Bay Bridge bolts

Members of the state Senate transportation committee asked tough questions Tuesday of Caltrans and Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 17, 2013 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 833 Views

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EBMUD leader proposes 19 percent water rate hike over 2 years

East Bay Municipal Utility District's general manager said deferred infrastructure and maintenance work during the economic...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Tarkus, on May 17, 2013 at 9:59 am | 14 comments | 1232 Views

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Jury deliberations set to begin in 2009 homicide of Danville teen

Closing arguments were heard Friday in the case of Walter Bell, who is accused of shooting San Ramon Valley High senior Rylan...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Kelly, on May 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 961 Views

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Residents walk to honor veterans

The fifth annual Walk of Honor brings together community members and veterans organizations for leisurely walk across the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by J. Garfield, on May 16, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 816 Views

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Planning Commission will hear update on Magee Ranch project tonight

Danville's Planning Commission will again hear testimony tonight on a future 410-acre development at the southeast corner...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on May 15, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 5 comments | 920 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Has Las Trampas Rape Case Been Solved?

On 12/14/2012 there was a report of a rape on Madrone Trail in Las Trampas. I don't recall seeing news of an arrest or any...

Original post made by Merry Dane on May. 15, 2013
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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