Included in the folklore of Dublin is that it was, at least for a while, known as the Fast-Food Capital of America. In another version of the story, Dublin was known for having the highest per capita number of fast-food restaurants in America. Regardless of the facts, Dublin has always loved its restaurants. Now Dublin…

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This time of year we often wish for bluer skies and being outdoors. Part of the appeal may be related to parade season. Dublin loves its parades. Being outside in the sun and watching the community amble by. The kids, sports teams, schools, social clubs, religious groups, nonprofits, businesses and every other type of organization…

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Winters are seldom that memorable in California, but, remember that time in snowed in Dublin? Teachers let kids out of class to play in the snow outside Frederiksen Elementary School. Kids tried to catch snowflakes on their tongues. Snowball fights and snow sculptures took place everywhere there was a little buildup. But, oddly enough, we…

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Businesses come and go, but fond childhood memories remain.  The loud music, strobing lights and the occasional bumps and bruises became the stuff of many kid’s stories. The Rollarena took over the former Safeway store at the San Ramon Village shopping center.  It was the first local shopping center and was built in the early…

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With social distancing affecting our ability to see movies, maybe it’s time to remember Dublin in 1967. The San Ramon Auto Movie, at the Interstate 580/680 intersection, was the place to go for years. It later grew to have two screens and lasted into the 1980s. What did you see there? Don’t you wish there…

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Hello, we’re happy to announce the results of our 2020 email elections. The general membership elected the following people as officers: President Tim Sbranti, Past President Steve Minniear, Vice President Claudia McCormick, Treasurer Georgean Vonheeder-Leopold, and Secretary Rita Szöllös. They will be in office until mid year 2021. The general membership elected directors for a…

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Back in the day, Highway 21 took you from Dublin north or south. Now we call it San Ramon Road (to the north) or Foothill Blvd. (to the south). Dublin and San Ramon Village (a residential and commercial development on the right) in 1961.

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The Antone School opened in in 1912 to serve the families in and around Tassajara Road near the Alameda/Contra Costa county border. Its one room school house probably taught about a dozen students in all grades at any one time. It closed in 1944.

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