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Well, Whaddaya Know?

Are you the smartest Lamorindan on your street? Here's a chance to prove your knowledge of local history and events - and earn some free coffee in the process.

In our never-ending endeavor to keep Patch's cranially-endowed readership alert and responsive, we're staging yet another Patch Challenge and daring you to fire up the synapses again.

Be the first to log in with your answer to the following question (no partial answers accepted, must be the whole shebang) and we'll hand over a $25 Starbucks gift card.

Okay? Here we go:

Q: In 1928 a crew of men working with a steam shovel in Lamorinda made a startling discovery - several of them, in fact. What did they find? Where were they exactly? And what happened to their discoveries?

Chris Nicholson April 18, 2011 at 06:41 PM
I mentioned all the required elements-- albeit in separate guesses. ;-)
J.D. O'Connor April 18, 2011 at 06:55 PM
You did, Chris, and you put the mounds/grounds near the reservoir and these were at the future home of the college. We're playing hardball with the answers. Those Starbucks cards are like gold, you know! And apparently the remains disappeared after they were discovered, as no later record of their discovery or origin can be found.
Chris Nicholson April 18, 2011 at 07:08 PM
Understood. I don't want a handout. I will play by the rules. I want to earn my coffee, fair and square. (Although, as I mail my checks to D.C. and Sacramento today, I think I will forego the Starbucks and go with home-brewed Folgers for a while).
J.D. O'Connor April 18, 2011 at 07:32 PM
You can afford Folgers? Not much left for us after Uncle Sam and Sacto took their cut!
Bob and Ann April 18, 2011 at 08:58 PM
We got skinned alive this year.

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