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'Newborns leave hospitals wrapped in newspaper'

Joan Hamblin is on a mission. She wants to make sure that young mothers in Guatemala have everything they need to take care...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:50 am | 4 comments | 6507 Views

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McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 28 comments | 6495 Views

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Sue Savod's Lyme log

My forearm muscles hurt, my right hip joint hurts, my swollen left knee hurts, I have brain fog -- I can't remember most...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sue savod, on Mar 29, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 5 comments | 6434 Views

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Joan Buchanan: Resign your Assembly seat

Joan Buchanan: Resign your Assembly seat. Quoting from your campaign for the State Assembly: "California's budget is a mess!"...

Original post made by David Abelmann on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by ED COSGROVE, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 30 comments | 6349 Views

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Salmonella warning issued for drink mixes by Bay Area company

The California Department of Public Health is warning the public not to eat three products from a Novato-based company that...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by J. Lister, on May 30, 2014 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 6316 Views

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17 state propositions to consider on November ballot

Brace yourself. The sample ballots you'll receive in the mail starting Oct. 10 will have much more than just the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Anne Malover , on Sep 23, 2016 at 9:22 am | 14 comments | 6149 Views

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McNerney, Garamendi join Democrats to pass historic health care reform

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman called "a critical step," was approved Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rainman, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:26 am | 106 comments | 6139 Views

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Vandalism causes AT&T outages

Danville police are looking for suspects in three separate incidents of vandalism involving AT&T junction boxes in town....

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:39 am | 5 comments | 6132 Views

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Sister's murder sparks activism

Denise Brown says she knows her sister Nicole Brown Simpson was murdered by her ex-husband O.J. Simpson. Brown was the keynote...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by peanut, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 6096 Views

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An Alamo Postcard

Posted with the permission of the author Dear neighbors, Late last year, we shared postcards from towns named Alamo...

Original post made by Enrique Martinez on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Grace Fortus, on Jan 16, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 6011 Views

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Court blocks broadcast of same-sex marriage trial

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote today blocked a proposed limited broadcast of a federal trial in San Francisco on the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by spcwt, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:53 am | 62 comments | 6002 Views

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A man of Peace??

So Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. There is no greater evidence needed to confirm that this award is totally political and...

Original post made by Fred F on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by cardfark, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 44 comments | 5937 Views

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Who is QUALIFIED to replace Ellen O. Tauscher?

Dear Dolores, Please read: http://www.contracostatimes.com/lisavorderbrueggen/ci_12019578?nclick_check=1 This morning's...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 5750 Views

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Protesters call for end of oil subsidies, more jobs at Chevron headquarters

Several activist groups will join together outside of Chevron headquarters in San Ramon for two days of protest against subsidies...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 20 comments | 5706 Views

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Health care signup deadline looms for uninsured

Authorities are reminding Californians without health insurance they have less than a week to sign up for it and avoid a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ofer Doublecare, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 5651 Views

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Contra Costa County reports 175 cases, three deaths from coronavirus

As of Sunday afternoon, Contra Costa County had reported 175 confirmed novel coronavirus cases and three deaths from COVID-19,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by K Wild, on Mar 30, 2020 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 5642 Views

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Streetwise: How should we solve our federal budget deficit problem?

With the clock ticking toward the potential of government default, some Danville residents have their own ideas about how...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by n, on Jul 27, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 19 comments | 5448 Views

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Streetwise

asked at Chamber of Commerce mixer at Mountain Mike's Pizzeria Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3166...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 22, 2007 at 7:57 am | 3 comments | 5395 Views

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Global warming and social Engineering

The average temperature in January 2011 was 30.0 F. This was -0.8 F cooler than the 1901-2000 (20th century) average, the...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:36 am | 19 comments | 5392 Views

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McNerney introduces bill to fight outsourcing

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th District) has introduced a bill to stop outsourcing by cracking down on what he calls...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by DaveB, on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 5366 Views
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