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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Wire: A student's take on bigger classes, school budget crisis

Teen columnist Daniel Morizono talks about the difference smaller classes make in the ninth grade, based on his personal...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:18 am | 36 comments | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the HOUSE on the HILL?!

Kelly Adamic's eccentric Alamo home on the hill has been bashed left and right. Now, the owner of one of Alamo's most notorious...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westside Alamoans, on Feb 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 36 comments | 9987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney declares victory

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has declared victory in his race for re-election, but his Republican opponent has...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by TL Nelson, on Nov 17, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 36 comments | 2494 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mother and daughter dead after auto collision on Monday afternoon

The accident occurred around 4:30 p.m., when a vehicle traveling westbound on Sycamore Valley Road collided with another...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Deb, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:38 am | 36 comments | 4707 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:33 am | 36 comments | 2695 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hiker injured in crash with cyclist on trail near Danville

A hiker in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness near Danville was injured Wednesday morning in a collision with a bicyclist,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by c5, on Aug 12, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 36 comments | 5743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed invasion in Danville was 'not random'

Rumors have been flying in the Greenbrook neighborhood of Danville of two armed men knocking on a door, then bursting in...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by mia, on Aug 3, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 36 comments | 4734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country Crisis

What is going on at Kids' Country? I heard it lost half of its board of directors last week? Anybody have any information...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 35 comments | 5923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alamo school principal stepping down

Stone Valley Middle School principal Shaun McElroy is resigning this month after 13-plus years leading the Alamo campus in...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by IncomingMiddleSchoolParent, on Mar 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 35 comments | 7714 Views

SPORTS

From zero to victory in stunning turn-around

Danville Little League 10-11s All-Stars pitcher Nick Bartenetti was concentrating so hard on a foul ball in the Section 3...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Caroline, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 35 comments | 4204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle hits 2-year-old riding in a bicycle carrier in Alamo

A vehicle struck a two-year-old girl while she was riding in a carrier attached to a bicycle Saturday afternoon, an officer...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 35 comments | 2843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three charged in St. Isidore's investigation

Police Chief Steve Simpkins said the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has charged Kathleen Dake, 58 of Blackhawk;...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Inman, on May 9, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 35 comments | 4668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wealth, unions, the beleaguered middle class and the last cookie

When 10 percent of the country holds three-quarters of its wealth, what's a tapped-out, ticked-off middle class to do? In...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 11:25 am | 35 comments | 3555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District signs on with SunPower for school solar installation

After a fairly lengthy discussion Tuesday night, San Ramon Valley Unified School District board members voted to approve...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by James Robert Seidel, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 35 comments | 4074 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teachers rally behind 'state of emergency' week

The "state of emergency" resolution addresses the potential financial crisis the district faces if the state adopts a "cuts...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 18, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 35 comments | 3201 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville teen pleads guilty to rape, sentenced to six years in prison

Sam Nesis pleaded guilty today to one felony count of raping an intoxicated person and a second felony count of oral copulation...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Speak Truth, on Dec 23, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 35 comments | 5699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest may be coming in teen shooting death

The investigation into the shooting death of a 17-year-old San Ramon Valley High School senior may soon yield an arrest,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Rick's Keeper, on Aug 16, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 35 comments | 5486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District concerned with new state education funding proposal

A new funding formula proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown has San Ramon Valley educators worried about the future of the district,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 3775 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ban 4th of July Parades!

These 4th of July parades are just conservative-supporting, RightWing, pro-American displays and are not reflective of Democrat...

Original post made by ! on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Jul 5, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 34 comments | 3506 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matty, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:22 am | 34 comments | 9138 Views
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Media malpractice
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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Material Matters
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