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San Ramon man accused of embezzling from youth football league

A former treasurer of the San Ramon-based Diablo Valley Youth Football League was arrested Wednesday morning after authorities...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Danville, on Apr 1, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 63743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds charge university founder with money laundering, fraud

Federal court documents show Susan Xiao-Ping Su, the founder of Tri-Valley University and owner of two homes in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 7, 2011 at 11:31 am | 6 comments | 36653 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville police to host Drug Take-Back Day

Danville residents hoping to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medications will be able to do so next week...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 25, 2014 at 9:15 am | 5 comments | 34760 Views

AROUND TOWN

CONTRA COSTA TIMES ENDORSES CATHARINE BAKER FOR ASSEMBLY

The Contra Costa Times endorsed CATHARINE BAKER for State Assembly today. Here’s what they had to say: "We endorse Baker...

Original post made by local voter on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on May 16, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 17 comments | 33395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy sheriff arrested on suspicion of selling drugs, DUI scheme at The Vine

Stephen Tanabe, 47, of Alamo, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. after investigators discovered he might have been keeping and selling...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by spike, on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:21 am | 39 comments | 32423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Assembly OKs statewide schools bond for November ballot

The State Assembly unanimously passed a bill on May 29 that would place a statewide school facilities bond on the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 19, 2014 at 9:18 am | 22 comments | 31772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Voters Should Flunk Measure C

Despite widespread layoffs, foreclosures and broken retirement nest-eggs, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District wants...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jayne, on May 6, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 144 comments | 29843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dr. Playboy

When the limo rolled up, the model-hot 20-somethings were wearing only tiny pieces of lingerie. The scene was straight out...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Sheila, on Apr 14, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 99 comments | 27152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Dress Code- Do you think kids dress appropriately?

School starts in less than a month, and along with warm weather go styles that are more appropriate for the beach instead...

Original post made by Lili L. on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Catherine, on Mar 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 32 comments | 26825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Slithery surprise greets Alamo man in his yard

An Alamo resident stepping outside for a quiet glass of wine instead found a stressful surprise. Rich Conti said on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bi-coloured python rock snake, on Oct 14, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 61 comments | 25184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for the Tri-Valley, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 21283 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART unions reach tentative agreement with management; service to resume Tuesday

Partial train service is expected to resume starting as early as 6 a.m., with full restoration expected in time for the afternoon...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by JUST SAY NO to ARNERICH, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:46 am | 13 comments | 20078 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor signs measure to safeguard missing persons

Written by Assemblymember Joan Buchanan, AB 620 requires care facilities serving adults with developmental disabilities and...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 21, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 19844 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No charges in case of Tri-Valley man beaten outside his home

No charges will be filed against the teens involved in an altercation that left a Pleasanton man bleeding and unconscious...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Feb 14, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 19 comments | 19609 Views

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First grader raises $250 to honor WWII vet

This weekend, the Vista Grande first grader raised money for a cause that is a little closer to home: a honorary paver stone...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Albert Trostorf, on Oct 16, 2015 at 5:07 am | 1 comment | 19420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents voice displeasure with Common Core

A new set of learning standards is coming to California this school year, but a group of local residents told the San Ramon...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Jun 24, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 43 comments | 19015 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk couple sue HOA, say kids can't play outside

A Blackhawk couple have filed a federal lawsuit against their homeowners association, claiming their children aren't allowed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Nov 15, 2013 at 9:39 am | 37 comments | 18626 Views

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Defense attorney: teens involved in attack likely to be charged

While a man who was beaten and left unconscious on the street remains in the hospital, the four young people involved could...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Bud, on Nov 7, 2013 at 8:38 pm | 42 comments | 18008 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Congratulations, class of 2009

Caps and gowns, Pomp and Circumstance, and graduation parties - it's that time of year again. Proud parents and grandparents,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by henry Vest, on Jan 2, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 17951 Views

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Child porn on work computer leads to arrest

San Ramon police arrested a Cub Scout leader at his Danville home this afternoon on suspicion of possessing child pornography. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by sadtruth, on Jul 21, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 72 comments | 16488 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,327 views

Anatomy of a Summer Camp Project A Visual Essay, Phase 2
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 346 views