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State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure laws
The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court initially... Last comment on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:19 pm | 13 comments

Danville council to talk canceling election, appointing only 3 candidates who filed
The Danville Town Council is holding a special meeting Thursday morning to consider canceling the scheduled November council... Last comment 16 hours ago | 4 comments

Tri-Valley 14-year-olds win World Series
A group of Tri-Valley teen baseball all-stars were crowned 14-year-old Babe Ruth World Series champions last week after a... Last comment on Aug 24, 2016 at 8:10 am | 2 comments

Danville commission to discuss couple's vineyard proposal
The Danville Planning Commission is set to consider Tuesday whether to allow a local couple to add a personal vineyard in... Last comment on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments

 
 
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The Monte Vista High School Jazz and Marching Bands performed at the Alamo Wine & Music Fest on Saturday September 11, 2010. Photo by: Perry Lentine Submitted by Perry Lentine on Sep 13, 2010

 
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Danville cancels council election, appoints three to upcoming terms
The Danville Town Council decided Thursday to forgo the November election after only three candidates filed for three available council seats, opting instead to appoint incumbents Renee Morgan and Newell Arnerich and challenger Lisa Blackwell to four-year terms effective Dec. 6. Thursday, 11:15 PM | 1 comments

Danville set for third annual Home Expo
San Ramon Valley residents will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with leading home improvement vendors, designers, landscapers and contractors during the third annual Danville Home Expo this Sunday. Wednesday, 5:42 PM

Tri-Valley 14-year-olds win Babe Ruth World Series
A group of Tri-Valley teen baseball all-stars were crowned 14-year-old Babe Ruth World Series champions last week after a six-run, sixth-inning rally catapulted them to victory in the title game in Massachusetts. Tuesday, 3:29 PM | 2 comments

Bay East Realtors' association announces upcoming mergers
Tri-Valley-based Bay East Association of Realtors announced Tuesday it will be merging in the coming months with the Northern California Commercial Association of Realtors (NCCAR) and the Alameda Association of Realtors (AAOR). Wednesday, 5:20 PM

Contra Costa among counties sued over jail phone rates
Contra Costa County is among three new Bay Area counties are facing class action lawsuits for the cost of phone calls to and from jails, an expensive process that critics argue unfairly burdens inmates' families by making them pay excessive fees to keep in touch with loved ones. Thursday, 10:58 PM | 2 comments

Blackhawk gala to support paralyzed San Ramon Valley High grad
A fundraising gala and live auction set for this weekend, coupled with an online auction active now, have been organized to support the road to recovery for Jake Javier, a San Ramon Valley High football star who was paralyzed in a pool accident on the eve of his high school graduation in June. Friday, 4:02 PM

Danville: Officials work to find coyote suffering from mange
The town of Danville is advising residents to be on the lookout for a coyote that has recently been seen around town, suffering from a severe skin disease. Tuesday, 10:48 AM

San Ramon: Twin Creeks Elementary celebrates new admin building
The first week of school ended on a high note for Twin Creeks Elementary on Friday, as school and community members gathered to commemorate the new administration building at the northwest San Ramon campus. Sunday, 6:56 PM

East Bay SPCA set for Adopt-a-Thon under the palms
Animal lover Diane Teakle's lifestyle right now does not accommodate a pet. So instead she volunteers two hours a week at the nearby East Bay SPCA shelter in Dublin, walking canines waiting to be adopted. Thursday, 10:58 PM

Goodguys car show opens Friday at Pleasanton fairgrounds
The Goodguys will open the 30th West Coast Nationals show Friday for a three-day weekend run at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Wednesday, 5:09 PM

New child care center opening in Bishop Ranch
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is set to open a new child care center in Bishop Ranch 3 in San Ramon this fall, providing early education and educational counseling, along with a range of other child care services. Tuesday, 10:16 PM

 

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