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Great American Eclipse as seen from San Ramon

Thankfully there was a break in the fog to catch a few pics of the Great American Eclipse today! Did you get a chance to...

Original post made by Tony Froude on Aug. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 120 Views

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DeSaulnier launches Congressional App Challenge for local high schoolers

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) has announced the start of his district's second annual Congressional App Challenge...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Duke, on Aug 1, 2017 at 5:07 am | 1 comment | 702 Views

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Fallen deputy remembered as hard-working model for others

Alameda County sheriff's deputy Mike Foley, who died after he was hit by a prisoner-transport bus at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jessiethern, on Jul 12, 2017 at 4:11 am | 1 comment | 1124 Views

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Hearing Aids

My blogger login has been removed, so I'm posting my final blog here in the Town Square. This is about two new bills one...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 10, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 307 Views

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Are you ready for the presidential election?

We all like to be fully I nformed, but it takes a lot of time! There is a lot of hypocrisy, exaggeration, double standard,...

Original post made by Marie on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 24, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 31 comments | 736 Views

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State legislators holding bipartisan town hall in San Ramon

The San Ramon Valley’s representatives in the State Legislature, Republican Assemblywoman Catharine Baker and Democrat...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Daniel Wall, on Mar 22, 2017 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 829 Views

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Legislation would make it easier to pass local transportation funding measures

Proposed legislation announced by State Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) this week would make it easier for local governments...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Really Semper?, on Feb 21, 2017 at 8:24 am | 6 comments | 1010 Views

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Danville's congressman to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by sponge_b0b_roundpants, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:49 am | 90 comments | 5408 Views

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Why the Electorial College is Needed

The founding fathers were very wise to create the electoral college. The recent presidential election provided clear reasons...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 21, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 342 Views

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American Manufacturing -- Facts and Assumptions

If you listened to one of the candidates in the recent presidential election, you would think that American manufacturing...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 264 Views

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Link to Gary Johnson's Debate Answers

If you are fed up with both Trump and Hillary, try Gary Johnson, the viable alternative. Imagine if Hillary and Donald...

Original post made by rosalindr on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by rosalindr, on Oct 19, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 270 Views

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Mike Pence Completely Destroys Tim Kaine in VP Debate

It was amazing how much better Governor Mike Pence did than Senator Tim Kaine at the Vice Presidential debate. Even CBS,...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 14, 2016 at 12:52 pm | 6 comments | 427 Views

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Increased water use statewide could lead to mandatory restrictions

A recent dramatic drop in water conservation statewide could lead to a renewal of state-imposed mandatory water restrictions,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Trump supporter, on Oct 11, 2016 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 1224 Views

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Cook-Kallio and ACAP

I'm a Democrat, but count my vote, once again, for Assemblywoman Catherine Baker who has, in her first term representing...

Original post made by Billie on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Oct 3, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 479 Views

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Local Democratic Clubs hosting forum on state propositions, BART bond

Four area Democratic Clubs are holding a public forum this Thursday night for residents interested in learning more about...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Westerner, on Sep 30, 2016 at 6:39 am | 3 comments | 1230 Views

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17 state propositions to consider on November ballot

Brace yourself. The sample ballots you'll receive in the mail starting Oct. 10 will have much more than just the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Anne Malover , on Sep 23, 2016 at 9:22 am | 14 comments | 3579 Views

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Obama & Democrats Anti-Police Rhethoric Ignites Race War

The Police are human, and as humans, make mistakes. They have an incredibly difficult job to do, and everyday when they leave...

Original post made by American on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Danville, on Jul 31, 2016 at 6:16 am | 31 comments | 671 Views

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Joan Buchanan Speaks on the Delta Tunnels

Joan Buchanan President, Restore the Delta How Do We Stop the Delta Tunnels? Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45 Dinner ($26) 7:15...

Original post made by San Ramon Valley Democratic Club on Jun. 17, 2016
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Joan Buchanan Speaks on the Delta Tunnels

Joan Buchanan President, Restore the Delta “How Do We Stop the Delta Tunnels?” Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45...

Original post made by San Ramon Valley Democratic Club on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 356 Views

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Election Night: County supervisor race poised for runoff

The stage is set for a November runoff for the right to represent Blackhawk, Diablo and the rest of District 3 on the Contra...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jayne and John, on Jun 8, 2016 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 2361 Views
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The valley needs strong leadership on BART board
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 7,034 views

3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 531 views