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AROUND TOWN

Wealth, unions, the beleaguered middle class and the last cookie

When 10 percent of the country holds three-quarters of its wealth, what's a tapped-out, ticked-off middle class to do? In...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 11:25 am | 35 comments | 1856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 8 sponsors tell U.S. Supreme Court that defining marriage is a state right

Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage told the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday that defining marriage is a states'...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aubrey, on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:02 am | 27 comments | 1856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 1855 Views

SPORTS

Rays are Majors league champs

The Rays beat the Orioles 3-2 on June 8 during a very close game up until the last inning. The Rays took a 1-0 lead in the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rays Fan, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville buys multi-million dollar building for beautification

The Danville Town Council and Community Development Agency allocated $2.6 million night for the purchase of a building as...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Feb 4, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 14 comments | 1853 Views

SPORTS

Diablo Scorpions' Venon are NCJLA champs

Diablo Scorpion Lacrosse's under-15 boy's team, Venom, won the 2011 Northern California Junior Lacrosse Association championship...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Gordon D. Rowe PhD, on Jun 20, 2011 at 6:51 am | 2 comments | 1853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big electricity for little park in Alamo

The county is installing a second electrical box, expected to cost about $2,000, in Andrew H. Young Park in Alamo to be able...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Nov 5, 2007 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunches may see price hike

The cost of buying a hot lunch in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District may be going up, as trustees examine ways...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 1852 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dog owners object to removing grass at Canine Corral

A proposal to replace the grass at Hap Magee Ranch's dog park drove a host of worried dog owners to the Joint Planning and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by Lucretia Marcus, on Jun 6, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 1851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Faria Preserve back before San Ramon Planning Commission

Residents will get another chance to speak about plans to develop a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon, as the city...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 1851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Diablo Views: Jersey boy says goodbye

I ran away from home when I was 10, dashing through the dark. The police found me hiding behind a tree, wearing red pajamas...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jordan, on Feb 8, 2008 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1850 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering on Memorial Day

Follow the American flags on Stone Valley Road to attend the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Oak Hill Park, which begins...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2008 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camino Tassajara utilities moving underground

What a nice improvement to Camino Tassajara in removing the utility poles and placing the services underground. I noticed...

Original post made by Scott Dunagan on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Scott Dunagan, on Dec 18, 2007 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

SPORTS

North Coast Section OKs continued use of metal baseball bats

High School baseball players from Bay Area communities up to the Oregon border will still be able to use metal bats during...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by USF Don, on May 28, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 1849 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon City Center makeover to be presented to council

Sunset Development Company has updated its plan for the San Ramon City Center project and is set to present the new proposal...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Oct 25, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 6 comments | 1849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers gather to protest Social Security offsets

Hundreds of teachers, outraged over a pair of programs that take away Social Security benefits, turned out at a March 21...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Teacher X, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 20 comments | 1847 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo man dies when bus hits taxi in D.C.

Bartlett M. Tabor, 55, an Alamo resident and senior executive in San Francisco for Capmark Financial Group, was killed in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Kathleen Willey, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ice cream company recalls products for potential health risks

Helados La Tapatia, a large ice-cream distributor, has issued a recall for its ice cream, popsicles, fruit bars, fruit cups...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Ignorance in the Burbs, on Mar 31, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 12 comments | 1846 Views

SPORTS

Lady Mustangs are champs

Paige Southmayd holds her own on the Lacrosse field at Dublin High as the Monte Vista girls beat California High, 17-8, for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kristen, on May 27, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Stallone Trivia

Yep, Sylvester Stallone starred in a very popular movie, "First Blood," in 1982. It was so popular that they came out with...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Jun. 21, 2011
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 555 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 462 views

Mark Twain drinking wine?
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 344 views