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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...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by SHale99, 8 hours ago | 13 comments | 711 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by SHale99, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 1035 Views

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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...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by beware the old bait and switch, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 2152 Views

SPORTS

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...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Matty, on Aug 24, 2016 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 1025 Views

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San Ramon council to discuss city goals, priorities Friday

The San Ramon City Council is set to hold a study session Friday morning to receive an update on goals and priorities for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by frankly, on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:26 am | 5 comments | 1902 Views

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Demolition underway for San Ramon's City Center

Crews started demolition work earlier this month at the site of the planned City Center Bishop Ranch, a retail project that...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:42 pm | 13 comments | 4572 Views

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Three candidates file for three Danville council seats up for election

The window to file for election to the Danville Town Council closed Wednesday afternoon with two current council members...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by MR P M, on Aug 23, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 13 comments | 1656 Views

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Study: Contra Costa among counties at highest risk of pollution from wildfires

In the coming decades, residents of three Bay Area counties are at the highest risk of exposure to dangerous levels of pollution...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Edward, on Aug 23, 2016 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council to talk residential parking permits near SRVHS

The Danville Town Council is set Tuesday morning to discuss a request from dozens of residents who live near San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Joey B, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:35 am | 6 comments | 1789 Views

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Contra Costa: Man arrested at church, accused of bilking women out of $300,000+

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has charged a 55-year-old man for allegedly defrauding several people...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 20, 2016 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 2077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Blackhawk man charged with murder, torture in wife's death

A Blackhawk man has been formally charged with murdering his wife in what authorities allege was a vicious hammer attack...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jay Manning, on Aug 19, 2016 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 7768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville hosting town hall on economic development

Danville Mayor Karen Stepper will be joined by local officials Saturday morning for a mayor's town hall meeting designed...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Bea, on Aug 19, 2016 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Woman arrested for bank robbery spree tied to San Ramon crime

An East Palo Alto woman arrested earlier this month in connection with at least 10 bank robberies this spring and summer...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Louise, on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 3303 Views

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San Ramon considers increasing traffic impact fees for new developments

The San Ramon City Council is set to review a proposal Tuesday that would increase the fees developers pay to the city to...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 19, 2016 at 6:26 am | 9 comments | 1763 Views

RESTAURANTS

Proposed child care center at Bishop Ranch heads to city commission

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to discuss a proposal Tuesday to convert existing office space in Bishop Ranch 3...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
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San Ramon man arrested for allegedly drugging, sexually assaulting women

A San Ramon man was arrested last month in Illinois on suspicion of allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting at least four...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by hey now!, on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 2538 Views

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'New' Dougherty Road scheduled to open Friday

A new, 1.5-mile stretch of Dougherty Road is set to open to drivers in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley on Aug. 12, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by SHale99, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 24 comments | 6148 Views

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County names new probation chief

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved the county administrator's selection of Todd Billeci to serve as the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Buck, on Aug 16, 2016 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 383 Views

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Former Alamo resident pleads guilty in $45 million fraud scheme

The owner of a bankrupt Berkeley wine shop admitted during a guilty plea in federal court Thursday to carrying out a two-decades-long...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by Danvillain, on Aug 16, 2016 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 2347 Views

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San Ramon: Woman accused of stealing jewelry from elderly man

A Mountain House woman was arrested last week after San Ramon police allege she stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by DAE, on Aug 15, 2016 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 3435 Views
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