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Statewide initiative on low-level crimes makes November ballot

An initiative that would reduce some low-level nonviolent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors and change sentencing guidelines...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Frank Belavia, on Jul 4, 2014 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2878 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Father Frank's Kids

In 1954, a little boy in a Mexican village stole some money from the poor box of the small church. The young priest, an American...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Lauren Rettagliata, on Nov 14, 2008 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 2877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alamo man, collaborator charged with bilking investors of nearly $8 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Jason G. Rivera, Jr. and Marc C. Harmon with defrauding investors of nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Oct 3, 2011 at 10:30 am | 9 comments | 2876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local families urge FDA to clarify risks in OxyContin reformulation

Don't be fooled by the reformulation of OxyContin and the claims that it is less dangerous than before. That's the message...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:40 am | 9 comments | 2875 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Washington man arrested in connection with San Ramon home invasions

A Washington man has been charged in connection with a pair of recent San Ramon home invasions, including one in which a...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 13, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 2874 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRVHS swim for the win

San Ramon Valley High School's women's varsity swimming and diving team captured the 2011 North Coast Section title in late...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by MV Mom, on Jun 1, 2011 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2873 Views

SPORTS

Goal-den Girls reach the top

Mustang Soccer's U-10 Goal-den Girls placed second out of eight soccer leagues in the East Bay at the recent 2006 Crossroads...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Elana, on Nov 22, 2009 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 2872 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Forward Motion Race Club cycles for ALS

The community is invited to join Forward Motion Race Club (FMRC) members on Feb. 5, 2011 at Club Sport in San Ramon for the...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Marty Murray, on Jan 29, 2011 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 2872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo Wine & Music Fest this Saturday

The 25th annual Alamo Wine and Music Festival - or Block Party - will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, presented by Alamo Rotary....

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by saria, on Jan 17, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 2872 Views

AROUND TOWN

If the county is the PROBLEM, then fix the county

Dear neighbors, After reading much incorporation information from propopents of various incorporation proposals and the...

Original post made by Jim Conner on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Lisa Wright, on Jan 2, 2008 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poppies and parasailing

The views from Mount Diablo on Saturday included this parasailer gliding in leisure back down into the Valley. Photo by Joe...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Don Copland, on Apr 16, 2008 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Willy T, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 12 comments | 2872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown restaurant robbed by two gunmen Saturday

At about 11:05 p.m., officers responded to reports of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Corner's Tavern Restaurant....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:22 am | 17 comments | 2872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical marijuana on the agenda

The Town Council is expected to extend a temporary ban to keep medical marijuana facilities from locating within Danville,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Batti, on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 28 comments | 2871 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 24, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 2871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate profile: Jerome C. Pandell

Challenging for a seat on the San Ramon Valley school board, Danville resident Jerome C. Pandell aims to bring a fresh outlook...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Janet, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:41 am | 13 comments | 2870 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BB gunner hit cars overnight in San Ramon

Car windows across San Ramon were shot out last night by someone with a BB gun, police said. Sgt. Mike Boehrer said windows...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ralphie, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 8 comments | 2870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LTTE - Opposition to Measure C

Dear Dolores, It is fascinating that opposition to Measure C can be labeled as Michael James Arata’s opposition. The...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 2869 Views

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Guest column: Thanks to Dad, and all WWII veterans

This is too late for a Veteran's Day tribute but, in celebration of my father's 84th birthday, I'd like to express my appreciation...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by No_limits13, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 2869 Views

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Firemen receive medals of honor for heroic work in fighting Blackhawk house fire

Eight firefighters with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District recently received medals of honor for their work in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by oscar, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:51 am | 23 comments | 2869 Views
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