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FEATURES 20 A peak experience Alamo teen talks about the fear and excitement of climbing Mount Everest 22 Place of peace Bruns House marks its sixth anniversary of offering inpatient hospice care 24 People out & about Fourth of July was fun for all 32 Of writing and motherhood Writing Mamas Danville chapter seeks inspiration for two shared passions
DEPARTMENTS 6 Publisher’s Note 8 Our Views Public events are a great way to promote community 28 Neighborhood News Swing and a clip 31 Quick Hit San Ramon is going sustainable 33 Streetwise 34 Goings on
ON THE COVER Amenities such as the newly renovated children’s playground at Central Park in San Ramon come with a price tag for planning, purchasing, installation and maintenance. Cover photo by Dolores Fox Ciardelli. Design by Lili Cao.
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