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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar nabbed after call from neighbors

A phone call from neighbors of a house under construction on Matadera Circle and an alert Danville police officer led to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 16, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 1341 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 28 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects in two...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ashley, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red Sox prevail in majors

The Red Sox won the San Ramon Valley Little League majors championship, the first team in more than 10 years to be seeded...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by joe, on Jul 30, 2008 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime reporting goes high tech

In an effort to maintain services amid widespread county cutbacks and as a means of keeping up with today's cyber lifestyle,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by armand, on Feb 4, 2009 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating Day of the Horse

Heidi Koch with Miniature horse Mini celebrates the annual National Day of the Horse with his little friends Baley, Isabella,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Dorothy Coleman, on Dec 20, 2008 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 1339 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E releases list of 100 riskiest gas pipeline sections

As part of PG&E's efforts to restore public trust in the company following the deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 21, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board approves furlough day repayment

San Ramon Valley Unified School District staff will receive a one-time payment to make up for lost funds, according to district...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 16 comments | 1339 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday Morning with the Mayor

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen will be hosting her last monthly Morning with the Mayor on Friday, Nov. 7. This is an informal...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by Stewart, on Nov 3, 2008 at 5:52 pm | 3 comments | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pit bull kills dog in Blackhawk, owner at large

Authorities are looking for the owner of a white pit bull that killed a papillon on Thursday night while the smaller dog...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Laury, on Feb 21, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 15 comments | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ask the Vet: Canine bloat

Bloat, or gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV), is when the stomach fills with gas and flips over. This twists blood vessels,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Vickie Swarowski DVM, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County focuses on water mitigation measures for Tassajara Valley cemetery

Ahead of public hearings on the environmental impact reportfor a $35 million cemetery proposed for the Tassajara Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Charlie H., on May 27, 2014 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't Give Up On Health Care Reform

The recent headlines regarding Anthem's decision to raise rates up to 39% for individual policy holders is yet another...

Original post made by jrm on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Feb 22, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 31 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Scary Larry' retiring after 20-year reign of 'terror'

Known as "Scary Larry" Valley-wide, Larry Chan has been the supposed terror of the Pleasanton DMV for 20 years. But on Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 11 comments | 1337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

John Madden gets his football fix at home now

Who's that big fan in the stands? John Madden watches a Foothill Falcons freshman high school football game on a recent weeknight....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Oct 13, 2009 at 11:46 am | 4 comments | 1336 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaesy Lee Kellner Mendoza: Jan. 22, 1981 - March 16, 2010

Kaesy Lee Kellner Mendoza, 29, of Danville, died at home Tuesday after an 11-month journey with cancer. She was surrounded...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by gary, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three years later: Tragic tale of greed and murder ends with son's conviction

The case has all the elements of a made-for-TV movie: greed, lust, brutality and a man whose lack of emotion made him the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 1, 2011 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

DANVILLE THRIFT STATION

THE THRIFT STATION SHOULD BE LISTED FOR "BEST OF EVERYTHING". IN THIS ECONOMY, THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO SHOP, FROM NEW...

Original post made by Billie Cronen on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by barbara, on May 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer's public defender indicates he'll plead not guilty

A public defender for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III indicated to an Alameda County Superior Court judge Tuesday that...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mary Beth, on Jul 13, 2009 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1335 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's veterans care bill becomes law

A bill said to improve health care for veterans was signed into law today as part of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on May 12, 2010 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 1334 Views
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