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West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by In Alamo, on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:59 am | 28 comments | 1519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

21-year-old man arrested for robbing pharmacy of Oxycodone

Police arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with robbing a pharmacy of prescription drugs on Thursday evening in Walnut...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on May 10, 2013 at 8:56 am | 13 comments | 1519 Views

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Alamo meeting talks taxes and services

Alamo residents who don't think incorporation is a good idea either didn't show up at the Alamo Incorporation Movement's...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cece Daly, on Apr 11, 2008 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1518 Views

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On a new path

Amy Borovsky's face is a mask of concentration as she hefts two 55-pound dumbbells and walks with them, step by step, around...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Joe Nelson, on Jan 16, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1518 Views

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New Bay Bridge can't handle capacity projections, analysts say

With the Bay Bridge closing late in the day Wednesday and reopening Sept. 3 with its redesigned eastern span, Bay Area transit...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:17 am | 14 comments | 1518 Views

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Forecasts say slushy skiing ahead

There's rain in the forecast for this weekend, but don't expect to be outside playing in puddles this winter. Meteorologists...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Just me, on Oct 3, 2008 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1517 Views

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16 running for council in Alamo

It's final. The deadline passed at 5 p.m. today and 16 people are running for the town council in Alamo - which will come...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Louise Buriss, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:56 am | 14 comments | 1517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident results in DUI for drugs arrest

A minor car accident on Camino Tassajara at Holbrook Drive turned into an arrest for being under the influence of legal drugs...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Mar 9, 2010 at 12:26 am | 14 comments | 1517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting suspect turns himself in after fight at DVC

A man was arrested for allegedly shooting another man at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill on Saturday night after he...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Peda; Power, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1517 Views

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Safer streets

Has a family ever done so much good for a community after a personal tragedy as Carmen and Bob Pack? After the heartbreak...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Amber, on Mar 20, 2008 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 1516 Views

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Get away from it all - but not from the Danville Weekly

Folks take vacations to get away from their everyday life - but don't forget to take along your hometown newspaper. Be sure...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 2, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 1516 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan talks about state budget OK'd early Thursday

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo), weary from the long and arduous state budget process, said Thursday she was pleased...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by rob, on Feb 22, 2009 at 12:58 am | 3 comments | 1516 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

14 running for 10th district

The race to replace U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher in the 10th Congressional District is heavily under way, with the special election...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Aug 2, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1516 Views

SPORTS

Wolves triumph

The San Ramon Valley High School freshman basketball team is all smiles after clinching East Bay Athletic League first-place...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by griffen, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math teacher arrested for allegedly soliciting student for sex

Police arrested a Heritage High School teacher on Friday on suspicion of soliciting a female student for sex, Brentwood police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by A Mathgeek, on Jan 28, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 7 comments | 1515 Views

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Fresh and Easy plans 2011 opening in Danville

It took longer than expected, but Fresh and Easy plans to open in Danville in the early part of next year. Company spokesman...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by collins, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High graduates dead in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Michel David, 22, and a man believed to be her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both grew up in Pleasanton, died Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by danville mom, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 1514 Views

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Streetwise: What are your plans for the holidays?

As Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza (or Festivus, for Seinfeld fans) approach, many residents are solidifying their plans for...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Notta Burglar, on Dec 18, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 1514 Views

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Yes, Helen, there can be excitement on the FORUM

Dear Helen, As you noted today, this FORUM has gotten fairly dull as Alamo neighbors returned to private, neighbor-to-neighbor...

Original post made by The Butcher on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 28, 2008 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-run Cafe sells last lunch

The popular Cafe@Culinary served its last meals Friday to long lines of students at Monte Vista High School. The snack bar,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:17 pm | 10 comments | 1513 Views
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