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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher accepts state department post

U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D., Alamo) today accepted an offer from the Obama administration to serve in a key post at the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 18, 2009 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Should Joan Buchanan drop her bid for Congress?

Readers of DanvilleWeekly.com offered the following comments in response to a guest opinion by David Abelmann that chastised...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Dennis the Menace, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments | 1265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Virgie Jones: Alamo's historian, author, ambassador and friend

Virginia V. Jones, known as "Virgie," died Aug. 16 at the age of 92. Mrs. Jones was born in Raymond, Wash. on Nov. 26, 1917....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by margie reynolds, on Feb 6, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Some on San Ramon City Council back manager's high pay

Some San Ramon City Council members are lining up to support Mayor Abram Wilson and City Manager Herb Moniz. Both Wilson...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Rob, on Sep 14, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 28 comments | 1265 Views

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TEA party rally bring less than hoped-for crowd to Alameda County Fairgrounds

Saturday's TEA party tax-day event at the Alameda County Fairgrounds drew less than the hoped-for thousands of people that...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 23, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 24 comments | 1265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire in Alamo hills was 'human caused'

The fire was first reported at 4:52 p.m. at the end of Hemme Drive in Alamo, which backs to Las Trampas Regional Wilderness....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 17 comments | 1265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many perspectives: Alamo is about to be defined

Dear Editor, Many perspectives, well-considered at the LAFCO meeting, provided LAFCO commissioners and neighbors in the...

Original post made by Just me on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jennifer Crest, on Sep 24, 2008 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1264 Views

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Fighting back

Stacey Hartmann's life changed July 7, 2000. The 39-year-old mother of three went into the hospital for surgery on what was...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey Hartmann, on Sep 21, 2008 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How does your garden grow?

If the adage about a man's home being his castle is true, what does that say about the yard surrounding the castle? For many...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by cyrilo colino, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VOTE YES on Measure C

Dear Dolores, It took no time at all to characterize the NO campaign as using funds specified for educational and facilities...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Mary N Piepho rescind her written endorsement of Brian Dawson ?

Endorsed by Local leaders! "I've known Brian Dawson for a number of years now. I know him to be a compassionate leader...

Original post made by East County Watch on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Gets Justice, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:37 am | 28 comments | 1263 Views

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Santa Rita Jail inmate accused in Oikos Univ. shootings refusing to eat

The man accused of killing seven people and wounding three others in a shooting rampage at Oakland's Oikos University earlier...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by fed up, on May 2, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1263 Views

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Playing games

The GOP rallied against Social Security in the 1930s, Medicare in the '60s and now ObamaCare, Tom Cushing writes in this...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Oct 16, 2013 at 10:47 am | 32 comments | 1263 Views

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Alamo will decide in 2009

At this time next year, what will be the state of Alamo? The voters will decide March 3. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5437...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by simon Cooley, on Jan 15, 2009 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 1262 Views

SPORTS

United Undefeated in San Ramon

The Mustang United U14 girls were undefeated in the San Ramon Rec Plus Kick-Off Invitational the weekend of August 29-30....

Original post made by Joni Campbell on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Leanne Heinrich, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1262 Views

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Affordable senior housing for San Ramon

Ground was broken in San Ramon on Friday for its first affordable senior housing community, Valley Vista, which will be the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by diana, on May 15, 2010 at 12:01 am | 15 comments | 1262 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Interested in knowing more about solar energy?

Dear Emily, Many neighbors in our region have asked CDSI information for more information about solar photovoltaics (PV)....

Original post made by CDSI Research on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jun 1, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 4 comments | 1262 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I.C.E. investigation in Pleasanton

Homeland Security officials have confirmed that they are conducting an investigation in Pleasanton. "I.C.E. (Immigration...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by CW, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 4,000 residents sign preservation initiative

A grassroots ballot initiative has made its way to the county as a citizens groups aims to strengthen voter rights on future...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Derek , on Apr 26, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 10 comments | 1262 Views

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Planners OK Weber property development

The long-contested proposal for the 15-acre Weber property calling for 22 single family homes got the go ahead last week...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Caroline, on Apr 19, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 11 comments | 1261 Views
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