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San Ramon: The Bridges owner proposes new event center, suites

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set Tuesday to discuss a proposal from The Bridges Golf Club's owner to add a new event...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Art Miller, 7 hours ago | 8 comments | 2271 Views

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County, cities consider alternative electricity program

Several Contra Costa County municipalities, including Danville and San Ramon, and the county's Board of Supervisors are considering...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon council to talk elementary school traffic

The San Ramon City Council is set to receive the Safe Routes to School annual report and consider staff recommendations for...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 9, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1573 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Contra Costa DA fined for breaking campaign-spending law

Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson was hit with a state fine for illegally spending tens of thousand of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 9, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville: Expansion proposed for downtown Starbucks

Starbucks is looking to expand its coffeehouse in the heart of downtown Danville on Hartz Avenue. The proposal calls for...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Danville Resident, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:33 am | 3 comments | 1998 Views

SPORTS

Monte Vista football captures NCS title

The Monte Vista Mustangs took home the North Coast Section Division I championship on Saturday, scoring 28 unanswered points...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Matty, on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

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Danville council bids farewell to Doyle, welcomes newcomer Blackwell

The Danville Town Council ushered in a new era Tuesday night, saying goodbye to outgoing Councilman Mike Doyle after 25 years...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peg Wilcox, on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees continue to explore solar option

As the clock ticks toward the deadline for a decision, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District continue discussing...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Dec 7, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 4 comments | 2478 Views

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Mt. Diablo beacon lighting commemorates 71st anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

One night a year, the beacon atop Mount Diablo is lit at sunset and shines all night in memory of Pearl Harbor Day. Survivors...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by VIETNAM VETERAN, on Dec 7, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

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Camino Tassajara set to reopen Dec. 16 after rain delays paving

The opening of a portion of Tassajara Road in Dublin and Camino Tassajara in unincorporated San Ramon Valley that has been...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 7, 2016 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1333 Views

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Danville to swear in 3 council members, honor outgoing Councilman Doyle

The Danville community is set to welcome new Town Councilwoman Lisa Blackwell and bid farewell to outgoing Councilman Mike...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 6, 2016 at 7:24 am | 2 comments | 690 Views

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SRVUSD board to talk school climate, instructional calendar

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to swear in two returning board members before getting down to business Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by American, on Dec 6, 2016 at 7:09 am | 3 comments | 872 Views

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Mount Diablo beacon lighting set for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Contra Costa County residents will gather Wednesday for a ceremony to honor the survivors and pay tribute to those who lost...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by VietNam Veteran, on Dec 5, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

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Authorities: Teen culprit ID'd in Monte Vista bus graffiti

Investigators have identified the student they allege is responsible for racist and homophobic graffiti written in a TRAFFIX...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Tracher, on Dec 2, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 3102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss upcoming labor negotiations

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to meet in closed session with the district's bargaining team Tuesday evening to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 2, 2016 at 11:39 am | 15 comments | 1141 Views

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Prep Sports: NCS still stands for 'No Common Sense'

I think over the years my two favorite sayings have been, "It is what it is" and "the more things change, the more they stay...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by Julie Krommenhoek, on Dec 2, 2016 at 8:37 am | 3 comments | 1202 Views

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Tri-Valley residents to lead national real estate organizations

Local real estate professionals will lead two of the nation's most prominent and influential real estate trade associations...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2016
Last comment by Love you buddy, on Dec 2, 2016 at 3:41 am | 2 comments | 1986 Views

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Racist, homophobic graffiti discovered on Monte Vista school bus

Even with San Ramon Valley schools now on Thanksgiving break, the recent string of racially charged and hurtful graffiti...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by mathmom, on Dec 1, 2016 at 5:52 am | 7 comments | 2014 Views

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Diablo set to welcome new postmaster

A man who has aspired to be a postmaster will take the oath of office for that position Wednesday in the community of Diablo,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 29, 2016 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Blackhawk teen honored as Rising Star

When Sports Illustrated named Connor Bruce its High School Athlete of the Month last April, it could easily have been assumed...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by bz, on Nov 28, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 3252 Views
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Political Performance Art
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 170 views