BART unveils suicide awareness campaign -- 'Suicide is the not the route' -- with station posters for suicide help line and staff training, and begins looking at station platform screens to separate riders from track access.
Through May 17 "Mushrooms: The Keys to the Kingdom Fungi Exhibit" -- Explore the lives and environmental roles of fungi. This traveling exhibit focuses on the ecology of mushroom-producing fungi and reveals their beauty, diversity and critical significance to the environment.
Give Congress a piece of your mind on taxesApril 15 just arrived again -- time to send our money to Washington. We'd like to think the federal government is carefully collecting and spending our taxes.
"I love seeing athletes from previous years and that they remember us, too. I wonder if they realize the impact they have on us as well?"-- Kelly Ronchette, Special Olympics volunteerSpecial Olympics is an event that attracts a wide demographic of volunteers -- high school students working on their
Alamo doesn't officially have a mayor, however our local communities are so closely intertwined with our borders blending and people living and working in the San Ramon Valley, this column will surely bring a smile to East Bay residents.
accomplishmentsOdyssey team goes to finals: A team of five fifth-graders from Golden View Elementary School, San Ramon, have qualified to advance to the Odyssey of the Mind finals in Lansing, Michigan.
Valley Humane SocietyHave you been wondering who your next canine companion will be? Maybe it's Mabeline! This 2-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix is pretty easy to be around and will make up her own games if you start to droop.
In a shake-up that suggests Albertsons is putting its stamp on the supermarket chain that emerged from its merger with Safeway, the parent company of the new grocery conglomerate announced Friday that retailing veteran Robert Miller would take over the CEO post of the store company.
accomplishmentsEagle Scout Honored with Hornaday Award: Marco Conci, of Troop 36, under the leadership of Scoutmaster John Ahrendt, received his Eagle Scout Court of Honor on March 28 at the Sycamore Clubhouse, Danville.