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Diablo Views: A comfortable chair, a cup of coffee and thou

This is it. My final column in the Danville Weekly, which this week concludes its print edition. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 1749 Views

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The conflicts of learning by example

In my role with global governments I have committed by conflict of interest agreements to not become an appointed or elected...

Original post made by H. Paul Balle on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Apr 26, 2012 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 1748 Views

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Stadium to get new light poles

Earlier in the year, coaches of the San Ramon Valley High School football team were scrambling to deal with the possibility...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Morizono, on Oct 1, 2009 at 12:05 am | 7 comments | 1748 Views

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An Update, Please

Dear Gina and team, Please update this story: http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2287 Thank you, Hal...

Original post made by Harald A. Bailey on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 20, 2012 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 1748 Views

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Whatever happened to Afghanistan?

From an independent, bucolic country respected by its neighbors to a chaotic and corrupt war zone -- the last 50 years have...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alamo mom, on Jan 22, 2013 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1748 Views

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Buchanan measure aimed at cutting chronic school truancies

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) has introduced legislation sponsored by Attorney General Kamala Harris to address...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Douglas , on Mar 21, 2014 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 1748 Views

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Streetwise: What's your all-time favorite movie?

Last week, roving reporter Stan Wharton asked chocolate lovers at Danville chocolates about their most memorable dates. Keeping...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Feb 26, 2011 at 11:31 am | 7 comments | 1747 Views

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Former Danville Scout leader guilty in child porn case

The former leader of a Cub Scout den in Danville charged with possessing child pornography will be sentenced in February...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bill, of Rights, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:06 am | 8 comments | 1746 Views

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Attend the Danville Fine Arts Faire

Enjoy 200 fine art and contemporary craft displays, Italian street painting, wonderful entertainment and more! The Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 21, 2013 at 7:08 am | 1 comment | 1746 Views

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Beware the bomb bay

I have never considered myself an adventurous person. I favor turn signals, never go anywhere without a map and a cell phone,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 23, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments | 1745 Views

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An alternative to shopping

As savvy shoppers flocked to stores for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday deals, Linda Stolow Sterling...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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Local runners safe after Boston Marathon blasts

Several runners are safe and one narrowly missed being a victim of the deadly explosions that took place Monday along the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1745 Views

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Streetwise: Being green

Roving Reporter Stan Wharton visited an Alamo nursery this week to ask gardeners ==B What does being "green" mean to you?== Read...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1745 Views

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At-risk San Ramon woman found alive

San Ramon resident Luba Lusherovich has been found alive in the Norris Canyon Road area of San Ramon on Saturday afternoon,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Dana Mentink, on Sep 1, 2014 at 6:17 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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All-you-can-eat claws for paws

Join Tri-Valley Animal Rescue on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 6-10 p.m. for a Claws for Paws fundraising event with all-you-can-eat...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by karl the krab, on Jan 20, 2012 at 6:01 am | 3 comments | 1743 Views

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Our Veterans Memorial Building A Memorable Past – A Bright Future

Following World War I, Veterans Memorial Buildings were constructed across the nation to recognize the wartime sacrifices...

Original post made by Ron Lowe on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hal, CDSI Research Fellowship, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

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BART ridership hits new record high due to weekend events

A total of 319,484 people rode BART on Saturday, well above the previous record of 287,586, according to spokesman Jim Allison....

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1742 Views

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Hosting the Congressman

Chia-Chia Chien, head of the Culture to Culture Foundation, introduced U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney to a room full of friends...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by billr, on May 4, 2011 at 7:55 am | 7 comments | 1741 Views

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Folded Circle Two Rings

Anyone who regularly drives north on I-680 has probably thought about that huge metal sculpture that sits atop the sign for...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jun 20, 2011 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1740 Views

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Volunteer for the Amgen Tour

Cycling fans have the unique opportunity to experience America's most prestigious professional cycling stage race May 12-19....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Mar 15, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 1740 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,234 views

The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 38 comments | 918 views

Material Matters
By John A. Barry | 0 comments | 145 views

 

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