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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 Phil, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 922 Views

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PG&E inspecting gas meters in Alamo, Danville

Residents in Alamo and Danville may see PG&E workers or contractors on local streets conducting routine gas meter inspections...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by N Marr, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 690 Views

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Danville: Eugene O'Neill Festival kicking off this week

The 17th Eugene O'Neill Festival is set to kick off this week with the productions of "Seascape" and "The Emperor Jones,"...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Ron, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 627 Views

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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...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 29, 2016 at 5:56 pm | 5 comments | 659 Views

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Danville: Marine veteran turned musician helps combat PTSD

Marine veteran John Preston, a Danville resident and musician who is set to release a new album this fall, has worked to...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Trina Swerdlow, on Aug 29, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 936 Views

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Old Dougherty Road closing Monday

Neighborhood connector roadway Old Dougherty Road in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley is scheduled to close as planned Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Quail Run Parent, on Aug 29, 2016 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1570 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 John, on Aug 29, 2016 at 10:38 am | 14 comments | 4620 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 SHale99, on Aug 28, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 6 comments | 2005 Views

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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...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Greg T , on Aug 27, 2016 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

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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 Disenfranchised , on Aug 26, 2016 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 1318 Views

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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...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Dan Davis, on Aug 26, 2016 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 1730 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 | 2333 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 | 1325 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 | 1712 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 | 514 Views

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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 | 1823 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 | 2122 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 | 7945 Views

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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 | 685 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 | 3410 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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