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Prop 8 does discriminate

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen's Letter to the Editor printed in the paper Oct. 3 stating "Under California state law the...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:49 pm | 205 comments | 10848 Views

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State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matty, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:22 am | 34 comments | 8177 Views

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Thousands mourn loss of Taylor Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Diana Martini Sheppard, on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 7848 Views

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State recognizes SRVHS teacher among California's best

San Ramon Valley High School science teacher Cindy Egan has been named a 2014 California Teacher of the Year semifinalist. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Darlene Gayler, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 6138 Views

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Attorney General accuses BP and Arco of environmental violations

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and district attorneys from seven counties across the state filed suit Monday alleging...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 11, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 9 comments | 3620 Views

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Community divided by Prop 8

A number of issues on the November ballot have sparked debate and discussion, but none has been as polarizing as Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Someone, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:09 am | 108 comments | 3588 Views

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Danville woman dies in crash outside Healdsburg

A Danville woman died early Tuesday morning when the Land Rover she was driving went off a two-lane road just east of Healdsburg...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 18, 2008 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 3304 Views

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Joan Buchanan: Resign your Assembly seat

Joan Buchanan: Resign your Assembly seat. Quoting from your campaign for the State Assembly: "California's budget is a mess!"...

Original post made by David Abelmann on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by ED COSGROVE, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 29 comments | 3303 Views

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Salmonella warning issued for drink mixes by Bay Area company

The California Department of Public Health is warning the public not to eat three products from a Novato-based company that...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by J. Lister, on May 30, 2014 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 3302 Views

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McNerney, Garamendi join Democrats to pass historic health care reform

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman called "a critical step," was approved Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rainman, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:26 am | 106 comments | 3042 Views

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Health care signup deadline looms for uninsured

Authorities are reminding Californians without health insurance they have less than a week to sign up for it and avoid a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ofer Doublecare, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 3015 Views

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Lawsuit with Tri-Valley link challenges DOJ suspicious activity reports

Five Californians who claim their innocent activities were wrongfully swept into government reports on alleged potential...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by spcwt, on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 2924 Views

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Ban 4th of July Parades!

These 4th of July parades are just conservative-supporting, RightWing, pro-American displays and are not reflective of Democrat...

Original post made by ! on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Jul 5, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 34 comments | 2896 Views

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Why Doesn't President Obama Call in National Guard to stop Occupy protestors from closing Port of Oakland?

President Obama took an oath to support and follow the Constitution and all laws. Why, then, does he not call in the National...

Original post made by Danville on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by frustrated conservative, on Dec 15, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 16 comments | 2862 Views

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A man of Peace??

So Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. There is no greater evidence needed to confirm that this award is totally political and...

Original post made by Fred F on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by cardfark, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 43 comments | 2743 Views

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Who is QUALIFIED to replace Ellen O. Tauscher?

Dear Dolores, Please read: http://www.contracostatimes.com/lisavorderbrueggen/ci_12019578?nclick_check=1 This morning's...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 2696 Views

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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 | 2684 Views

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Fury wins State Cup

The Mustang Fury U-12 girls defeated rivals MVLA Lightning, 2-0, to win the State Cup Championship in Division 1 soccer....

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by jamie speros's biggest fan, on Jul 5, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2681 Views

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Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum

Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 16, 2015 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 2673 Views

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Global warming and social Engineering

The average temperature in January 2011 was 30.0 F. This was -0.8 F cooler than the 1901-2000 (20th century) average, the...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:36 am | 19 comments | 2558 Views
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