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Making Job Connections

Contra Costa County's unemployment rate is climbing to 9.8 percent. Estimates from the state Employment Development Department...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on May 11, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1115 Views

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Why neighborhoods should have audit teams at the August 13, 2009 AIA meeting

Over fifty years ago, the Alamo Improvement Association (“AIA”) was formed to serve as a community planning voice in government...

Original post made by For your information on Aug. 12, 2009
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Black Rock City: A place of extremes

Every year at the end of August, parts of the East Bay start to empty out; people go on unexplained, mysterious vacations...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Burner Born and Raised in Danville, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 1115 Views

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'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

In today's hospital maternity wards, the growing practices of "skin to skin" and "rooming in" have turned the traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mama, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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Learn to 'green' your home Nov. 15

Did you know that homes are responsible for 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions? That statistic, put out by the U.S. Green...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Nov 9, 2010 at 6:43 am | 2 comments | 1114 Views

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SRVHS gym grand opening draws many from the school's past

San Ramon Valley High School's new gym is officially open, with Friday's ceremony drawing about 100 people, many of them...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Linda Rawlinson, on Mar 28, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 1114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Considering Public Safety

Dear [removed] I am as much of a fan of "less government" as the next guy but this is getting very troublesome. Contra...

Original post made by E-exchanges on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 1114 Views

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Danville opens business promotion grant program

Danville officials have announced that the town is again offering grants to local businesses through its Business Promotion...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by April, on Mar 12, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

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Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley to meet on Wednesday

The Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley is hosting Carol Jensen, a local author and historian, who will discuss Byron Hot Springs,...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Aug. 10, 2009
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What should be the role of LAFCO in our corridor??

Dear Gina C. Allen, Thank you for focusing commentary on issues in our region and removing the pulpit of a handful that...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 16, 2009
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Want to shoot someone?

Volunteers are needed to help staff drive-through seasonal flu vaccination clinics that will be held in San Ramon, Concord,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dolores, editor, on Oct 8, 2009 at 9:50 am | 6 comments | 1113 Views

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Eagle Scout expands garden space for Food Bank produce

To become an Eagle Scout, one San Ramon Valley High student helped build infrastructure that will feed hundreds throughout...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Marilyn Lucey, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

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Remember Those Who Served this July 4th

(Danville, California) Happy 4th of July! For the third straight year I had the honor of being one of the official announcers...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Jul. 4, 2009
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Meet with the mayor this Friday morning

Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich invites residents to join him for a light repast at 7:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 4, and to hear...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Duffy, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

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Jerry Brown sworn in as governor, Harris, Newsom to follow

A triumvirate of Democratic Bay Area politicians assumes the reins of the leadership of California today and in the coming...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by A realist, on Jan 4, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 1112 Views

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Streetwise: What have you always been curious about in the San Ramon Valley?

Even the sleepiest of towns have one or two unusual points of interest and the San Ramon Valley is no exception. This week,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Mythbusters' to resume testing experiments after cannonball mishap

The popular television show "MythBusters" will resume filming occasional experiments at the Alameda County Sheriff's Training...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dickita P, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

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Streetwise: Bucket lists

This week, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton asked members of the Crow Canyon Country Club about their bucket lists to find out...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

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Bay Area clerks' offices prepare for Supreme Court decision on Proposition 8

With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to make a ruling this month on California's ban on same-sex marriage, county clerks'...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 1112 Views

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Note to Governor Brown

Dear Jerry, For gosh sake don't use any bolts on the high speed rail project....

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by psMacintosh, on Jul 11, 2013 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 1112 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 13 comments | 323 views

Teaching The Arts
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 280 views

Wrapping Up
By John A. Barry | 1 comment | 169 views