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'Living Treasure' tells touching tales

Original post made on Nov 13, 2008

Blackhawk developer and philanthropist Ken Behring spoke for more than an hour Wednesday night in his low-key style, fascinating the audience with tales of his life, from his childhood in a humble Wisconsin household during the Depression to his mansion in Blackhawk. Behring, 80, was being named a "Living Treasure" by the Museum of the San Ramon's program of the same name, at the Danville Community Center.

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Posted by Jeff
a resident of San Ramon
on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:13 pm

Oh those rascally "friends of the birds" and "friends of the bees" - what a charming way to delegitimize a wholly valid viewpoint that happened not to be oriented around profit. But thank goodness those tree-huggers lost the Blackhawk Wars in the end! For what do we have now in what used to be those 6200 acres? A beige, Spanish-tiled cesspool of bland, vapid neo-cons, trophy wives, and their snotty privileged spawn.

What an amazing contribution to this world.