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San Ramon Valley schools exceed state averages in STAR test

Students in the San Ramon Valley are continuing to excel on standardized tests, according to results released by the state...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 2316 Views


Gay Pride Week inspires Day of Silence

More than one hundred students at San Ramon Valley High took a vow of silence last Friday to encourage respect and tolerance...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jessica Toller, on Apr 24, 2008 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 2315 Views


Danville couple celebrate 'miracle child' with hundreds of like families

After losing both children to an [ under-the-influence...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by violet, on Aug 25, 2012 at 1:15 am | 17 comments | 2314 Views


Primo's holding fundraiser tonight for slain teen's family

Funeral services are Saturday for 17-year-old Rylan Fuchs, the San Ramon Valley High School senior who was shot and killed...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Someone who cares, on Feb 20, 2009 at 9:10 am | 18 comments | 2313 Views


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 | 2312 Views


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 | 2312 Views


Save the Date: Danville Job's Daughters Installation June 14, 2008

Original post made by Danville Job\'s Daughters on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Wally Nieber, on May 23, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 2311 Views


Danville Planning Commission hears comments on proposed development

The Danville Planning Commission Tuesday hosted the first in what could be a series of public meetings on a proposed housing...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 3, 2013 at 1:04 am | 5 comments | 2311 Views


Guest opinion: Why Alamo should incorporate

Twenty-five years after the Town of Danville incorporated, its neighbor to the north is following the same path. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jul 25, 2007 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 2310 Views


Streetwise: How do you feel about the amount of homework students are assigned?

With school starting in a matter of days, students are preparing to say "goodbye" to the carefree nature of summer and "hello"...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sally N., on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:19 pm | 18 comments | 2310 Views


What a blast

The girls U12 Mustang Blast recently won the 2006 Placer United Cup Tournament held in Roseville for their age group. During...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Mar 14, 2008 at 1:20 pm | 7 comments | 2308 Views


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 | 2306 Views


Changing the name of Alamo

For Alamo neighbors considering changing the name of Alamo: I am not aware of any statutory procedure for changing the...

Original post made by Forest Warn on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Oh, What the HAL, on Nov 7, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 6 comments | 2305 Views


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 | 2304 Views


New roadside machine guesses your age

Hello neighbors, The county has placed a large display box on wheels beside Danville Blvd in Alamo that guesses your age?...

Original post made by Oxymo Ron on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Iron Horse neighbors, on Feb 12, 2008 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 2304 Views


Billy Beane to sell longtime Danville home

Billy Beane, the Oakland Athletics general manager made famous by the book and movie "Moneyball," recently put his Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 10 comments | 2304 Views


Our e-discussions: Economic Development

Dear neighbors, Among several messages this morning to CDSI Research from Diablo Vista region neighbors were references...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Bell, on Apr 23, 2008 at 8:38 am | 7 comments | 2303 Views


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 | 2303 Views


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 | 2303 Views


Environmental group accuses town of illegal planning practices

Save Our Creek, a citizens group opposed to development at Magee Ranch in Danville, recently accused the town of Danville...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by GM, on Apr 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 47 comments | 2302 Views
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