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Alamo: Westminster Retreat site OK'd for small subdivision

The property can be divided into three residential lots for homes. 
Annual Valley Leadership Prayer Breakfast, on Good Friday, patterned after idea that took shape in the 1930s  
 
Free event open to the public, to feature traditional music, dancing, food  
 
Rabbi Shmuli Raitman arrived in Danville recently with a specific goal: to establish a new Chabad Jewish Center that will strengthen the Danville/San Ramon Jewish community.  
 
A love of dance and interest in teaching children has inspired a group of California High School students to share their passion in a new afterschool program.  
 
Doug Duran
San Ramon Valley's basketball team headed to state championships  
 
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The squad is preparing for a national contest that's the subject of a movie.  
 
JIM STEVENS
Artist Marty Kermeen installs and cuts pavers recently in the nearly complete labyrinth at Hap Magee Ranch Park in Danville. Kermeen said preparations started in December, and the brick work has really sped up since early February.  
 
JIM STEVENS
Livermore Valley is home to more than 50 wineries, each with its own style, personality and unique history. Twice a month, we profile a different winery and the people behind it.  
 
John Carter
Exceeding the average life expectancy of mice and men, John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" endures.Written in 1937 by the Nobel Prize-winning author, the novella has a 78-year-and-counting life span in the form of stage plays, a Broadway production, operas, films, required high school reading --  
 
'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.