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ACA call center preps to enroll Californians in health exchange

More than 160 customer service agents in a Concord warehouse will be fielding calls from prospective enrollees in the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 32 comments | 7029 Views

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Arts scene

From the fates of the ancient Greeks to Rowan and Martin with their Fickle Finger of Fate, choruses, comics and commentators...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Milo Divincenzo, on Jun 18, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 7026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elena Cadet dies in car accident

Elena Cadet, a 2009 graduate of Monte Vista High, died in a car accident over the weekend. She was well known in the area...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by candace, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 34 comments | 7024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo incorporation? Re-elect Mary Piepho

The Alamo Incorporation Movement, www.alamoinc.org, can insure a positive vote for incorporation among Alamo neighborhoods...

Original post made by Vince Kreigher on Jul. 2, 2007
Last comment by Steve Cavalli, on Aug 5, 2007 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 7017 Views

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Hayward man sentenced to 14 years in Gold N Treasures holdup

The first of four people charged in a botched jewelry store holdup that left one of the robbers dead was sentenced Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wes, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 7005 Views

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Welcome home, Capt. Sully

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger (right) and his wife Lorrie, along with U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D.,11th) applaud the musical...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by B Lynn Goodwin, on Jan 31, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 7000 Views

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Danville and Alamo chambers merge

On Dec. 1, the Alamo Chamber of Commerce will merge with the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce to create a unified chamber,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 6992 Views

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Forever families: Maddie's Fund Adoption Days this weekend

Paul and Stacy Brunner first learned about Cookie when she was featured in the Pleasanton Weekly as a "special needs dog"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by dogfather, on May 29, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 6990 Views

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Faria Preserve heading to San Ramon City Council

The proposed Faria Preserve residential development is now expected to come before the San Ramon City Council this summer...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anita, on Jun 1, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 8 comments | 6988 Views

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Residents give surprise gift to Danville Costco greeter battling cancer

Arlie Smith's is the first face many customers see when they enter Costco in Danville and his voice the last many will hear...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 15, 2015 at 11:53 am | 16 comments | 6970 Views

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Study: Lyme disease more widespread in Bay Area open spaces

Lyme disease is more widespread in Bay Area open spaces than previously thought, according to the results of a new study...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tania , on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 6942 Views

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Thefts, DUIs lead Danville PD call log

The Danville Police Department provides the Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 6925 Views

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Dougherty Valley water supplier implements use restrictions

People living and working in the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon face new water restrictions as their water provider works...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Flylooper, on Jul 20, 2014 at 6:22 am | 11 comments | 6905 Views

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Attend a public forum on possible transportation projects in Alamo

County Public Works staff and the office of District 2 Supervisor Candace Andersen will host a community forum on Feb. 26...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Mar 5, 2013 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 6905 Views

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San Ramon Valley campuses rank in 'Best High Schools' list

Four San Ramon Valley high schools have ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools" in the nation. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by frankly, on May 8, 2014 at 7:18 am | 12 comments | 6904 Views

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Court overturns restrictions on concealed weapons in California

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco struck down a San Diego law Thursday that restricted...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:33 am | 18 comments | 6899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to debate Common Core implementation

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled to host another discussion on the Common Core...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Greg Marvel, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 6897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district employees get new contract, one-time bonus

San Ramon Valley Unified School District teachers obtained their first contract since 2008 Tuesday night, leaving the negotiating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elisabeth, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 58 comments | 6889 Views

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Hog Wild in San Ramon? Not anymore

San Ramon's pig problem is over -- for the time being, at least. A total of 12 pigs were captured after digging up yards...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 4, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 5 comments | 6840 Views

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BART unions approve 4-year contract

A second BART union whose members walked off the job during two strikes this year has approved a tentative contract agreement...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Nov 4, 2013 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 6821 Views
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