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AROUND TOWN

Contributions to LAFCo Incorporation Studies

Dear neighbors, Please review this kind response from Ms. Lou Ann Texeira, Contra Costa LAFCo Executive Officer,ltexe@lafco.cccounty.us: "Just...

Original post made by CDSI Community Courtesy on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 19, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1719 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 | 1719 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 | 1719 Views

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Fuchs' killer sentenced to life without parole

The Berkeley man who killed 17-year-old Danville resident Rylan Fuchs was sentenced today to life in prison without parole....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by GG, on Jul 1, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 14 comments | 1719 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 | 1718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police seek public's help in finding man who harassed, exposed himself to girl

Police are seeking the public's help to find a man who harassed and exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl in Walnut Creek...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Drew, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:24 am | 4 comments | 1718 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 | 1718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homecoming parade, alumni reunions help SRVHS ring in 100 years

More than 1,000 people lined the streets of downtown Danville Friday to watch a mid-afternoon homecoming parade that also...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by John, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 1717 Views

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Developer addresses traffic, school concerns for Magee Ranch project

Traffic concerns and the impact on schools dominated an informational meeting held Wednesday by a developer looking to put...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Dec 15, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 25 comments | 1717 Views

SPORTS

Mount Diablo challenges paragliders, says ranger after crash Wednesday

Nature is unpredictable, noted Dan Stefanisko, supervising ranger at Mt. Diablo State Park, which is why hang gliding and...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Mar 29, 2010 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 1716 Views

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School pick-ups plus car show equals downtown traffic jam

It is estimated that about 7,500 people attending this year's last Hot August Nights car show of the summer. While many enjoyed...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Not happy!, on Sep 2, 2010 at 10:08 am | 26 comments | 1716 Views

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Repairs ahead for rutted section of Interstate 680

This spring, Caltrans plans to start work on the notoriously bumpy stretch of southbound Interstate 680 between southern...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Alamo neighbor, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:59 am | 11 comments | 1716 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 | 1716 Views

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Fundraising continues for incorporation studies

Amid heated opinions arguing yea or nay for Alamo's incorporation, one objective nonprofit group is determined to provide...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sharon Weston, on Apr 9, 2008 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville projects benefit from federal stimulus dollars

On the same day that President Obama signed the federal stimulus bill into law, members of the Danville Town Council approved...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by frank, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 7 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McNerney cautiously optimistic regarding finances

California could be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. That was the word from U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11),...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 12 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Celebration of Life for Elena scheduled for Friday

A Celebration of Life for Elena Cadet will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27, at Diablo Country Club. The 18-year-old Monte...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1715 Views

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Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Gov. Jerry Brown for his...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Baker for Asesembly!, on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 1714 Views

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Alamo pledge for aquatic center expires

Alamo Parks and Recreation Committee is throwing cold water on its $200,000 pledge for an aquatic center - at least for now. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 2, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views

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TV News Story on City Manager Salaries

Did anyone else see the story on the nightly news about the high salaries of California City Managers? The third highest...

Original post made by collins on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Penny, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 16 comments | 1713 Views
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Begging to Differ
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School of Rock
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