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Dealing with hyperactivity: the medication debate

Are we medicating kids that were merely considered class clowns 20 or 30 years ago? Parents and physicians offer differing...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by VHB, on Jan 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 13 comments | 1974 Views

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Danville teen competes for top biking spot in state

An avid mountain biker since sixth grade, Monte Vista High sophomore Derek Hobden believes that mountain biking is a way...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 28, 2011 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1974 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Ellen Aguirre, raising guide dog puppies

When Ellen and Joe Aguirre turned off the freeway in San Rafael 22 years ago to check out Guide Dogs for the Blind, Ellen...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by vicki hughes, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 1974 Views

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Open house set for Swalwell's new Castro Valley office

San Ramon's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) is celebrating his new district office in Castro Valley with an open house...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by American, on Feb 1, 2017 at 8:30 am | 6 comments | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fuel pipeline forum set in Alamo

A community forum set to take place in Alamo next month will address safety measures for Contra Costa County residents living...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 1972 Views

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Supreme Court to hear Prop 8 arguments today, plaintiff says 'end in sight'

Nearly four years after a constitutional challenge was quietly filed in federal court in San Francisco late on a Friday afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:02 am | 4 comments | 1972 Views

SPORTS

Monte Vista football captures NCS title

The Monte Vista Mustangs took home the North Coast Section Division I championship on Saturday, scoring 28 unanswered points...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Matty, on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 1971 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tax Avalanche is Coming

It's amazing. There will a perfect avalanche of tax proposals on the November ballot. Almost all of them are being touted...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 12, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 8 comments | 1971 Views

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Streetwise: Religion and politics

As the presidential election nears and debate between Republican hopefuls intensifies, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by M, on Mar 2, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 1970 Views

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Construction continues for local I-680 express lanes

The opening date for the San Ramon Valley's Interstate 680 express lanes is still undetermined, but drivers will start to...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by mjarivers@sbcglobal.net, on Sep 30, 2017 at 7:55 pm | 11 comments | 1970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

On gauntlets and good tidings

Dear Gina and Dolores, All gauntlets lay in disarray among this FORUM and anger has turned to humor that rusts such armor....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Linda Reyes, on Dec 22, 2008 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1969 Views

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Fisherman's Wharf merchants, workers indicted in largest counterfeiting bust on the West Coast

Federal authorities in San Francisco have charged several Fisherman's Wharf-area business owners and employees in what they...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Rella, on Aug 7, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 4 comments | 1968 Views

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EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Long term resudent, on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:21 am | 1 comment | 1968 Views

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Marijuana dispensary ban extended to one year

An emergency ban on placing a medical marijuana dispensary in the Town of Danville has been extended out to an entire year,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Danville Dad, on Dec 16, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 7 comments | 1968 Views

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Art helps to tell tales

Check out the latest exhibit at Village Theatre Art Gallery -- "Once Upon a Book: The Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration"...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 1968 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1967 Views

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Alamo to vote June 7 on keeping some state money for local use

Early next month. Alamo residents will vote on whether to keep some of the taxes they've paid to the state closer to home....

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by askidoo, on Jun 6, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 1967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to review local accountability plan, district budget

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to talk Tuesday about the proposed local accountability plan that outlines goals...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, associate editor, on Jun 16, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1966 Views

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Students learn the dangers of drinking and driving

It was a sobering scene Thursday morning, when two crashed cars marked with fake blood sat on the track at San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by srvhs student, on May 6, 2010 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 1966 Views

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Camino Tassajara set to reopen Dec. 16 after rain delays paving

The opening of a portion of Tassajara Road in Dublin and Camino Tassajara in unincorporated San Ramon Valley that has been...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 7, 2016 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1966 Views
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