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Business Approach to Government

We need a business approach to government which is why I support David Harmer, Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina. This is not...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRVUSD Board Profile: Ken Mintz

Four are vying for three spots in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education. While it appears that...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRVUSD Board Profile: John D. Lane IV

Four are vying for three spots in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education. While it appears that...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 26 comments | 3204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Abusive Teacher

I visited a class in another school district last school year and observed the teacher being verbally abusive to a student....

Original post made by Vera on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by motherDanville, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 7 comments | 2491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stimulus transportation funds heading to Iron Horse Trail

More than $10 million is headed to the area to help complete the Iron Horse Trail, coming from the TIGER II (Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by TL Nelson, on Oct 28, 2010 at 10:33 am | 22 comments | 2023 Views

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Buchanan's accuracy is not in the numbers

One of Joan Buchanan's people (a rather obnoxious and supercilious person) is saying on a TV spot that Abram Wilson got a...

Original post made by Treebeard on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Treebeard, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 1895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Elections office mailing corrected ballots to thousands

Elections officials are expected to mail out corrected ballots today to thousands of voters in Contra Costa County who received...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dawn, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small shed fire extinguished

Firefighters have put out a small fire in a shed in Danville on Monday that was initially threatening a house on El Pintado...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by collins, on Oct 27, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 2674 Views

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Tea Party rally a bust.

No crowds of thousands as they had expected and advertised. Here is the news from the rally. This was supposed to be a huge...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 14 comments | 2661 Views

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Letter: McNerney will create jobs

"I write with rage and confusion to ask what David Harmer proposes to do when 'government exits the business of running and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 37 comments | 2635 Views

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Parties, Slates and Individuals: Making a voter's choice

Dear Emily, The volume of election consideration quite out of sight of the public media is providing a very exceptional...

Original post made by Harald A. Bailey on Oct. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2069 Views

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Oakland Tribune endorses Jerry McNerney

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another website. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Oct 25, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sully helps promote safe driving habits for teens

When organizers of Street Smarts, a traffic safety program in the San Ramon Valley, decided they needed to do everything...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by who, me?, on Oct 25, 2010 at 8:11 am | 7 comments | 2748 Views

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Breaking News!! SF Chronicle endorses Jerry McNerney

From the SF Chronicle: Four years ago, Democrat Jerry McNerney, a low-key engineer and mathematician, ousted Republican...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Oct 24, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 2197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Danville Scout lead pleads not guilty in pornography indictment

The former leader of a Cub Scout den in Danville pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland Friday to two child pornography...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Oct 23, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 5 comments | 2792 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Small progress made in elementary boundary lines

Bit by bit, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) is making progress in its effort to balance the population...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by kp, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 1259 Views

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Take your doggies out for a playdate on Sunday

Alamo Parks and Recreation presents Doggie Day in the Park from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 17, at Hap Magee Ranch Park, 1025...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1253 Views

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Note: Jerry McNerney voted for ObamaCare

Yep, it's true. McNerney voted for ObamaCare. This posting is to remind him of that fact since he seems to have forgotten...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cleaning up Town Square

Our Town Square forums are getting cleaned up as a part of an effort of the editorial staff to create a more thoughtful and...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 17 comments | 1698 Views

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Let's make a real comparison of city manager's salaries

Buchanan's taking pot shots at the salary of the San Ramon city manager. But wait a minute - San Ramon does not have an assistant...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by sprtndad, on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:03 am | 16 comments | 3477 Views
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Valley Trails site is poor location for school
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Matisse into Diebenkorn
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