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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Houses for Haiti

Sharpies, mat board and a glue stick. The art students at Los Cerros Middle School are hoping the cute little houses created...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Trish, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 3265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County Fair outpaces all others

The Alameda County Fair, with a 21.5 percent increase in attendance last year, has outpaced all the Top 50 Fairs in America...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by James, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 1301 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen purses, laptops, etc., send strong message

In just one case, Danville police recovered 125 purses, and more than 400 articles of ID and credit cards, laptops, cameras...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by spcwtjd, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | 13 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exchange Club offers behind-the-scenes look at the County Fair

On February 10, 2010, the Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley will host Rick K. Pickering, CEO of the Alameda County Fair,...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Feb. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief Price, we support you!

Dear Dolores, This Tuesday evening next week a redundant review of the fire station will occur at the CCC-MAC Alamo meeting....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Disappointed, on Feb 4, 2010 at 7:14 am | 13 comments | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe Lincoln is a hit with Freedom Shrines

President Abraham Lincoln helped members of the Exchange Club dedicate new Freedom Shrines in two San Ramon Valley schools...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Illinois born and raised, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Epicure: Super Bowl - Super Snacking

America will consume 450 million chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday, reports Epicure Jacqui Love Marshall, as well as 11...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 1230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers gather to protest Social Security offsets

Hundreds of teachers, outraged over a pair of programs that take away Social Security benefits, turned out at a March 21...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Teacher X, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 20 comments | 3219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exchange Club offers behind-the-scenes look at the County Fair

On February 10, 2010, the Exchange Club will host Rick K. Pickering, CEO of the Alameda County Fair, who will talk about...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Feb. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo MAC to hear Fire Chief

Fire Chief Richard Price will give a presentation at this week's Alamo Municipal Advisory Council meeting on plans for the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1201 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree threatening petroleum pipeline on Iron Horse Trail

The county OK'd a permit last week for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners to remove an oak tree next to its petroleum pipeline...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:30 am | 13 comments | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo celebrating cultural diversity

From international storytelling to dance troupes, Alamo will celebrate cultural diversity in the area with its Multi-Cultural...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Feb 1, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 10 comments | 1520 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'No hard feelings' after Alamo woman crashes into home

An Alamo woman backing out of her driveway yesterday morning lost control and accelerated into a neighbor's home across the...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Just so you know, on Feb 1, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2917 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

And the trees come down

Nary a tree hugger was in sight this morning as the rows of redwood and cedar trees at the Veterans Memorial Building in...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rachel, on Feb 1, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 42 comments | 3200 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Football Incorporated is not that SUPER!

Dear Dolores, I usually look forward to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii because I know the season is over and all the selected...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Feb. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2040 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jobs creation in the Iron Horse Corridor

Dear Dolores, Resident economists and professionals in our corridor have provided an excellent white paper on job creation...

Original post made by CDSI Research on Jan. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Half of Bay Area children have one immigrant parent

A report released today by an immigrant advocacy group examines the contributions of immigrants to California and its regions,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 6:30 am | 4 comments | 2534 Views

SPORTS

Mustang Fury - the best in the West

The girls U12 Mustang Fury soccer team has achieved its quest to be recognized as the top team in the country by capturing...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2750 Views

AROUND TOWN

One soldier in need opens floodgates of help

Cpl. Jake Brown came home from Iraq to nothing - no home, no car, no viable support, recalls Mike Conklin, and now the young...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dawn, on Jan 29, 2010 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 1491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Halftime dancin' at the Orange Bowl

Celebrate good times, come on! That's what 30 girls from SRVHS did, along with 970 others for a cool one thousand dancing,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Tatiana, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1983 Views
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