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Enroll kindergartners by Friday

Parents of kindergartners entering school in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District in the fall are asked to register...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 709 Views

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Are you itching yet?

That high pitched whining and mosquito bite itch that is common in the summertime can be more than an annoyance. Mosquitoes...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Daville Resident, on Jun 11, 2012 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 709 Views

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Livermore Lab signs clean energy development pact with Chinese group

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory announced Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with the Clean Energy Research Institute...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hal Bailey, CDSI Research, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 708 Views

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Recycle to help reduce environmentally-caused breast cancer

Recycle for Breast Cancer is open seven days a week to accept unwanted e-waste such as computers, monitors, cell phones,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sally, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 708 Views

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Give me summer! Give me books!

The Give Me Summer! Give Me Books! kick-off event will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at Rakestraw Books. Bestselling...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Rakestraw Books, on Jun 20, 2013 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 708 Views

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Parking rates rise in downtown Walnut Creek

Parking meter rates in downtown Walnut Creek jumped from $1 to $2 per hour Monday as the city also moves to a seven-day-a-week...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 708 Views

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'Spare the Air' alert issued for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for Wednesday, warning of unhealthy pollution...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 707 Views

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3.6-magnitude quake shakes Bay Area Thursday morning

The quake was recorded at 5:36 a.m. 2 miles east of Berkeley with a depth of about 6 miles, according to the USGS. The temblor...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 29, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 707 Views

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Free pancake breakfast with Joan Buchanan Saturday

Assemblymember Joan Buchanan invites residents to attend a free pancake breakfast. Discuss legislative and community issues...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 707 Views

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Tour the Blackhawk Museum

Blackhawk Museum sponsors a docent-led tour of the museum's renowned exhibitions at 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. The...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 707 Views

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'Ode on a Grecian TurnUp' tackles Hercules, Greek life in zany play

"Ode on a Grecian TurnUp" is a zany play by Monte Vista High's AP Lit class in which Hercules attempts to rush a fraternity....

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by ben "head writer" shear, on Jun 10, 2013 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 707 Views

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San Francisco hospital asks recent patients to get tested for HIV

Anyone who was a patient recently at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco may want to get tested for HIV and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments | 707 Views

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Mount Diablo fire 90 percent contained

Crews are taming the Morgan Fire, which has charred an estimated 3,133 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park since...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 706 Views

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Pittsburg man killed in crash off I-680 in Alamo

A 59-year-old Pittsburg man was killed in a solo car crash on Interstate 680 in Alamo late Sunday night, according to a Contra...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by unknown, on Aug 25, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 706 Views

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Nomination season begins for local elections

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 4 general election began Monday and continues through Aug. 8, with seats on governing...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 706 Views

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Streetwise: What do you remember most about your mother?

Mother's Day is this Sunday and whether you're making Mom breakfast in bed or getting out her hair for the day, all good...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 5, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 705 Views

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Danville Council campaigns have started in cyberspace

Dear Editor, A volume of e-exchanges have started in our region to generate new candidates for Danville Town Council including...

Original post made by [removed] on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Oct 6, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 705 Views

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Streetwise: What does 2012 have in store?

As election fever picks up and residents begin to enact their 2012 resolutions, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went t o 24...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 705 Views

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Ring in 2012 with GNON of Diablo Valley

Join GNON's newest chapter as well as their official merge with Dreamweavers from 5:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Cort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Vicki, on Jan 31, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 704 Views

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Streetwise: Are you ready for school?

San Ramon Valley students are taking in the last days of summer before the 2012-13 school year begins on Aug. 28. This week,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 704 Views
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