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AROUND TOWN

Camino Tassajara undergoing facelift

By the end of the year, Danville's longest major thoroughfare will be less bumpy and safer for pedestrians. And, it'll be...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:43 am | 12 comments | 1286 Views

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Southbound I-680 toll lane to open Monday

The Bay Area's first "express lane" is scheduled to open at 5 a.m., Monday, Sept. 20 in the southbound lanes of Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 1286 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 | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town of Alamo Incorporation Studies, August 7, 2008

Reminder for your calendars: On August 7, 2008, Contra Costa Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), will present incorporation...

Original post made by Lisa Wright on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 18, 2008 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1285 Views

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Goodbye to the old San Ramon Valley High gym

See the video! Demolition of the old gymnasium at San Ramon Valley High School continued through this morning with a crane...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Scott Phillips, on Aug 18, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1285 Views

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Open space preservation initiative falls short of 2014 ballot

A grassroots ballot initiative aimed at strengthening voter rights on future development may have garnered enough support,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Melinda, on May 20, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 31 comments | 1285 Views

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Timber!

The redwood and cedar trees are removed to make way for the renovation of the Veterans Memorial Building in Danville. ==B...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 26, 2010 at 9:24 am | 11 comments | 1284 Views

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YMCA leader says operations transfer won't affect San Ramon Valley services

Following Mt. Diablo Region YMCA's announcement of filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy Friday and transferring its operations to...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:28 am | 10 comments | 1284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man, and his family, on a mission to Uganda

When Paul Gibson lost his job at Hewlett-Packard, he decided on a career move -- half a world away. Gibson said he was "laid...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 1284 Views

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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 Willie, on Jun 10, 2014 at 9:16 am | 5 comments | 1284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Fiscal Crisis and Local Government Budgets

Dear Dolores, Our State fiscal crisis has potential for dire impact on county and cities budgets in our region. The flow...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Rachel Wells, on Dec 2, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

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Diablo Views: New shift for nurses at San Ramon Regional

Aubrey Barker wanted to be an actress when she grew up and hoped to play a nurse. Then worked in a hospital as a medical...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Connie, on Jan 28, 2009 at 7:58 am | 11 comments | 1283 Views

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Alamo MAC discussion continues

Establishing a Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC) was the main focus of the June 11 meeting of the Alamo Community Council....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 25, 2009 at 1:38 am | 16 comments | 1283 Views

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Three in Contra Costa County diagnosed with West Nile virus

Three people in Contra Costa County have been diagnosed with West Nile virus, the first human cases identified in the county...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 6, 2010 at 7:59 am | 3 comments | 1283 Views

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Danville fears state may target funds

Town leaders are adamant the state won't get its hands on any of Danville's money, but with no sign of a state budget passing...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Diablo Vista, on Aug 19, 2008 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

On gauntlets and good tidings

Dear Gina and Dolores, All gauntlets lay in disarray among this FORUM and anger has turned to humor that rusts such armor....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Linda Reyes, on Dec 22, 2008 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo at the crossroads

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." Robert Frost's...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Joel Libove, on Mar 2, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

So tell me, how do you really feel about Measure C now the voting is done?

Dear Dolores, Measure by measure, we are seeing emotion blind a minority's commentary and blindly provide truth in its...

Original post made by Halamo on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: What is your favorite Bay Area staycation?

When it comes time to find fun things to do that won't hurt your budget, a popular choice for many is a staycation. And why...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Jul 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 6 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attendance normal at Foothill High despite graffiti threat

Despite the threat, morning attendance at the high school was about 92 percent, Pleasanton Unified School District spokeswoman...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 1281 Views
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