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BOOKS & MOVIES

New Children's Book Highlights Shelter Pets

A new book by local San Ramon author Fern Dahlstrom highlights a homeless tabby cat named Charlie and his journey to find...

Original post made by F. Dahlstrom on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cathy, on Dec 17, 2012 at 6:54 am | 4 comments | 1051 Views

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Contra Costa County to close 4 fire stations after voters reject parcel tax measure

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a plan to shutter four fire stations...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 14, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1090 Views

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San Ramon City Council votes down fireworks for Independence Day 2013

At its Tuesday meeting, San Ramon's City Council voted to confirm a recommendation not bring back fireworks in next year's...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 9 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Navy reservist scores $195,000 Lotto ticket in San Ramon

A Navy reservist who returned from Afghanistan last month has even more reason to celebrate this holiday season after winning...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by John Paul Jones, on Dec 14, 2012 at 7:06 am | 3 comments | 842 Views

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12/12/12 - It's last sequential day, month, year in our lifetime

It's Dec. 12, 2012 or 12/12/12, the last time we will experience a sequential day, month, and year combination in our lifetimes....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 623 Views

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Tri-Valley Heroes: San Ramon Valley Fire recognized for innovation

In early 2010, Fire Chief Richard Price was sitting with a couple of his coworkers in a San Ramon restaurant when someone...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 885 Views

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Donate toys for holiday happiness

The Marine Toys for Tots Drive for 2012 is underway! Through Dec. 14, donations of unwrapped toys can be dropped off between...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 12, 2012 at 6:42 am | 1 comment | 678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Tunnel Vision' comes to Museum of the San Ramon Valley

Can't wait for the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel to open? Visit the Museum of the San Ramon Valley through Jan. 5,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by mirrormicky, on Dec 11, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 1 comment | 713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: The fiscal cliff

As discussion of the impending fiscal cliff saturates the airwaves, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to the Danville Livery...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Dec 11, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 40 comments | 3694 Views

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Town to hold public hearing on General Plan update

On Tuesday, Danville's Planning Commission will receive public testimony on the draft environmental impact report, which...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Louise, on Dec 11, 2012 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 769 Views

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Tri-Valley Heroes: Sandra J. Wing honored for courage

The language of cancer is grim: chemotherapy, radiation, lumpectomy, mastectomy, bone marrow transplant. But cancer survivor...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Louise, on Dec 11, 2012 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 911 Views

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Donate two wheels or a helping hand for adopt-a-family bikes

Adopt-A-Family Bikes collects donated, used bikes from the community, has volunteers clean up and repair them, and donates...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Tania Hanson-De Young, on Dec 11, 2012 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 760 Views

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Suspect in Monday stabbing appears in court

Livermore resident Jesse Serpa was arraigned in Pleasanton Wednesday afternoon and will return to court Friday to enter a...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:39 am | 6 comments | 1087 Views

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Grass fields closed for winter

The town of Danville announced the annual closure of the natural grass sports fields Monday afternoon. All natural grass...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by the dogfather, on Dec 10, 2012 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

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High court takes no action on Proposition 8

The U.S. Supreme Court took no action Monday on Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. The...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Dec 9, 2012 at 9:14 am | 30 comments | 1399 Views

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Meeting addresses elder financial abuse

Increasing prevalence of elder financial abuse is causing it to be called the crime of the 21st century. It is a major focus...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by marci germann, on Dec 8, 2012 at 10:57 am | 5 comments | 2477 Views

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Cal High basketball coach 'forced to resign,' implores school board to change policies

In a tearful, impassioned speech to San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education on Nov. 13, California High School's Bob...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Dec 7, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 10 comments | 2275 Views

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Ask the Vet: Winter hazards

We are lucky to live in a climate with mild winters. We are also lucky to live close to so many different terrains -- deserts,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on Dec 5, 2012 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Where is the coverage of the 2030 General Plan DEIR meeting?...

Original post made by Dee on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Darcy, on Dec 3, 2012 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 604 Views

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An alternative to shopping

As savvy shoppers flocked to stores for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday deals, Linda Stolow Sterling...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 634 Views
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