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McNerney set to vote today either FOR or AGAINST our individual freedom (Re: Light Bulb Repeal Act)

So how will McNerney vote this week (maybe even today)? Will he vote FOR our individual freedom (i.e. in favor of allowing...

Original post made by Edison on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Jul 21, 2011 at 9:59 am | 11 comments | 3173 Views

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All Contra Costa voters to receive mail-in ballots for Nov. 3 election

To promote effective and safe voting among residents, the Contra Costa County Elections Department has begun the process...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 29, 2020 at 4:41 pm | 11 comments | 8013 Views

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McNerney and the fear factor...

Interesting that the McNerney posting restricts comments to registered users. Are they afraid of anonymous postings?...

Original post made by Treebeard on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 2719 Views

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State Assembly race tightens; Baker’s lead shrinks to 627 votes

The race to represent the San Ramon Valley in the State Assembly has narrowed to a 0.4% lead for Republican incumbent Catharine...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Voter, on Nov 13, 2018 at 10:56 pm | 11 comments | 3114 Views

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San Ramon Valley Unified responds to Connecticut school shooting

Twenty-six people were killed Friday when a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside a Newtown, Conn. elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Dec 19, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 10 comments | 3622 Views

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Miller to retire from Congress

U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez) announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 10 comments | 3247 Views

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10th Congressional District to the polls

Alamo and some Danville voters will go to the polls in the Nov. 3 election for a new congressional representative for District...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Shelby, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 3806 Views

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Harmer concedes; congratulates McNerney on re-election to 3rd term as 11th District's congressman

David Harmer, a San Ramon attorney and Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District, conceded defeat Friday in...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 8, 2010 at 7:55 am | 10 comments | 3315 Views

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Scoop! Scoop! McNerney Votes for Health Care Bill

Well, I guess this really isn't a news scoop since McNerney voted for the Obama-care bill a while ago. However, I have some...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Sep 27, 2010 at 7:19 am | 10 comments | 2553 Views

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Buchanan kicks off her campaign for 10th congressional district seat

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo), who was elected to represent the 15th District in November, kicked off her...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 4378 Views

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Third time's a charm for Brown, Whitman at Dominican University

While it may not be any clearer who'll get the most votes for California's governorship in November following their third...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 3736 Views

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SRV High grad killed in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday afternoon, according to Councilmember Mike Doyle. Joshua...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by jake, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 3776 Views

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State budget plan to have big local impact

The plan to solve the state's budget crisis is expected to put a crimp in Danville's financial planning, as the solution...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 29, 2009 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 4059 Views

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Attorney General accuses BP and Arco of environmental violations

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and district attorneys from seven counties across the state filed suit Monday alleging...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 11, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 9 comments | 5642 Views

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Internships avaiable to work in Rep. McNerney's offices

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) is accepting applications for internship positions available in his Stockton, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tony, on Sep 6, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 9 comments | 3231 Views

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Fur flies over proposed change to animal shelter law

Valley Humane Society would be negatively impacted if Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to repeal the 1998 Hayden Law goes through....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:35 am | 9 comments | 4092 Views

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Poll: More blame Obama for poor economy, unemployment

Finally America is waking up and seeing the truth. President Obama would like you to believe that Bush is responsible for...

Original post made by Nippy on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gerald, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 9 comments | 2911 Views

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Danville solider dies in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced Sunday the death of a soldier supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Danville resident...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:36 am | 9 comments | 4005 Views

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The Tax Avalanche is Coming

It's amazing. There will a perfect avalanche of tax proposals on the November ballot. Almost all of them are being touted...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 12, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 8 comments | 2540 Views

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New FasTrak customers receive bonus good toward I-680 Express Lane toll

Bay Area drivers who want to avoid traffic backups on southbound Interstate Highway 680 will soon have a faster way to travel...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 3665 Views
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