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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals for three SRVUSD schools

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District board recently announced the appointment of three principals to Danville schools....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Smile, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 1603 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 1603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Would-be robbers locked out of Walnut Creek Panda Express

Two would-be robbers who planned to fleece a Walnut Creek restaurant were out of luck Thursday night when restaurant workers...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by TheBitchyWaiter, on Dec 4, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 24, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 1603 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. 1601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo flocks to Peasant's Courtyard opening

The Peasant's Courtyard offered tastings of its signature foods at the grand opening Monday, three months after starting...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Sep 1, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 18 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville mayor reflects on 2013, looks ahead at 2014

Danville Mayor Robert Storer highlighted recent town achievements and looked forward to the plans for this year during his...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by local, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:48 am | 15 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C parade hits the streets

It wasn't your typical Friday afternoon at Greenbrook Elementary School. Instead of the empty playgrounds and shuttered classrooms,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:22 am | 23 comments | 1600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four furlough days to save district about $3M

As the deadline for delivering final layoff notices to teachers approaches, the school district and teachers' union has come...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by LkF, on Jun 11, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 1600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police issue phone scam warning

A recent phone scam uses tactics that tug at San Ramon Valley residents' heart strings to con large sums of money from them. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by FanDanville, on Oct 30, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 9 comments | 1600 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sister's murder sparks activism

Denise Brown says she knows her sister Nicole Brown Simpson was murdered by her ex-husband O.J. Simpson. Brown was the keynote...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by peanut, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1599 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 | 1599 Views

SPORTS

Mustangs stampede at NCS Championships

Both the girls and boys Monte Vista High School varsity basketball teams won their respective North Coast Section championships...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Steve Mason, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Tesco Fresh & Easy ever going to open in Danville?

Would love to hear the latest. Does anyone know? It's a shame as the Diablo Rd. shopping center could really use something...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 1598 Views

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San Ramon seeks new home for Central Park basketball courts

As the ground breaking of the San Ramon City Hall building draws near, relocation of the basketball courts that currently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 1598 Views

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Bay Area officials declare 6th straight 'Spare the Air' day

Yet again, Bay Area residents are being asked to leave their fireplaces and wood stoves unlit during a sixth consecutive...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:14 am | 12 comments | 1597 Views

SPORTS

Stampeding to the top

The Mustang Stampede Division 3 Girls U11 played in four games at the 15th annual Tiburon/Mill Valley Fall Kick Off on Aug....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2009
Last comment by Siena, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Danville Illegally Cutting Trees On Private Property

Came home today to find several trucks and employees of Atlas Tree Service in front of my home, saying they were going to...

Original post made by Danville on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 12 comments | 1596 Views

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Authorities identify gunman killed after shooting CHP officer on I-680

Christopher Boone Lacy, a resident of Corning, Calif., was fatally shot by a second CHP officer after he shot Officer Kenyon...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 7 comments | 1595 Views

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Middle school students cited for drug possession

Four students at Charlotte Wood Middle School were removed from school after an investigation by police regarding drugs on...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by nada, on Apr 12, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 16 comments | 1594 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,800 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,278 views

Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 305 views