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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family deals with daughter's suicide by helping young musicians

The parents of a middle school girl who committed suicide in 2008 are helping her live on by providing scholarships and instruments...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Jul 28, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 2187 Views

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San Ramon eyes Tassajara Valley

The Danville Town Council expressed concern at its study session Tuesday morning that San Ramon wants to include the Tassajara...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jon Patterson. MVEI, on Mar 13, 2008 at 7:43 am | 12 comments | 2186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District addresses budget crisis in the schools

The School District is facing a potential shortfall of approximately $30 million during the next two years, and a portion...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Feb 10, 2010 at 11:47 am | 27 comments | 2186 Views

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Danville council to hear update on I-680 express lanes

New toll express lanes on Interstate 680 through the San Ramon Valley are set to be the main talking point during a Danville...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 28 comments | 2186 Views

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Incorporation proponents get a glimpse of what lies ahead

As the Alamo incorporation vote March 3 draws near, proponents attended a luncheon to hear more about forming a new town;...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Mar 4, 2009 at 9:23 am | 30 comments | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Albertsons auction clears vacant store

The shelves, fixtures and equipment remaining in the closed Albertsons grocery store on Diablo Road were auctioned off today...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Alamo community of neighborhoods, on Jun 14, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2184 Views

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Iron Horse Trail overcrossings being studied

Danville and San Ramon are considering building bridges on the Iron Horse Trail to facilitate crossing over three roads with...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Forest Warn, on Oct 15, 2007 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 2184 Views

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Danville man charged in mortgage fraud scheme

A Danville home sales executive was arrested in Concord Monday morning on federal charges of engaging in a $154 million mortgage...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by John, on May 22, 2014 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2182 Views

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Guest opinion: Why Alamo should NOT become a city.

I was taught that every issue has two sides, and that to listen and be influenced by only one of them often leads to mistakes...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Vince Kreigher, on Nov 15, 2007 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 2181 Views

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Alamo concerned over lack of police at nighttime

Residents expressed concerns about lack of police response amid the ongoing county cutbacks, reporting at a recent meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Askidoo, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 33 comments | 2181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charlotte Wood student followed to school by men in truck

The principal of Charlotte Wood Middle School has notified parents that a student reported being followed to schools Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 19, 2013 at 8:28 am | 12 comments | 2181 Views

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Field of Dreams dashed

The Planning Commission last night unanimously denied a permit for David Lowe to keep the 18,000-square-foot sports turf...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Call me Mike, on Sep 28, 2007 at 8:32 pm | 4 comments | 2180 Views

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Bragging rights

The crosstown rivalry football game Friday night ended 20-14 after Monte Vista quarterback star Drew McAllister passed eight...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Nov 13, 2007 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2180 Views

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Incorporation's end

For more than two years, proponents of an incorporated Alamo have worked to get the issue onto the ballot. Circulating petitions,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by JR, on Jul 29, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 38 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors hope Washington trip brings some cash for roads

At the Tri-Valley Cities Council meeting Wednesday night, Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich said all five cities -- Danville,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tango, on Mar 8, 2013 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to talk homework policy

The San Ramon Valley school board is scheduled to consider proposed changes to the district's administrative regulation on...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 5, 2015 at 6:12 am | 17 comments | 2178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Death No. 5 attributed to swine flu in Contra Costa County

County health officials announced two more county deaths early last week as a result of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The deaths...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monte Vista senior wins $36,000 science scholarship

A senior from Danville's Monte Vista High received a $36,000 college scholarship last week from a Connecticut-based green...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar , on Apr 20, 2015 at 8:26 pm | 2 comments | 2177 Views

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Reaching out to Alamo leaders

With Alamo incorporation on the ballot March 3, excitement is growing over selection of the first town council. Alamo Incorporation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Lisa Wright, on Nov 24, 2008 at 6:42 pm | 8 comments | 2176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Balazo owners charged in 20-count indictment

Owners of the popular-but-now-defunct El Balazo chain made their initial appearance today in Oakland federal court, U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 14, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 18 comments | 2176 Views
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Teaching The Arts
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Primaries and Pivots
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