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Danville's plastic bag ban takes effect Friday

The town of Danville's new local law prohibiting retailers and restaurants from handing out single-use carryout plastic bags...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Greg T, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:44 am | 11 comments | 3011 Views

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Danville police make arrests on drug, theft-related charges

Danville police officers arrested three people in separate incidents related to theft and drugs last weekend, prompting the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by American, on Jun 30, 2016 at 10:50 am | 5 comments | 1787 Views

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Obama's message to entrepreneurs: 'You are the bridge'

On one of the most tumultuous days for world markets and amid news that the United Kingdom will exit the European Union,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by American, on Jun 30, 2016 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 964 Views

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Assemblywoman names Save Mount Diablo as Nonprofit of the Year

Local environmental preservation organization Save Mount Diablo was honored at the State Capitol on Wednesday as the 2016...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Not Fooled is Still a Fool, on Jun 28, 2016 at 11:24 am | 4 comments | 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART asking voters to OK $3.5 billion bond for system overhaul

After years of focusing on system expansion, the BART Board of Directors is looking to completely rebuild the agency's aging...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 26, 2016 at 4:30 pm | 17 comments | 1443 Views

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San Ramon: Police chief named as interim city manager

The San Ramon City Council looked within to find its short-term replacement for retiring City Manager Greg Rogers, voting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 25, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 4 comments | 1827 Views

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DSRSD halts mandatory water-use cutbacks

The Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday to lift mandatory limits on water...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 24, 2016 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 968 Views

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License plate recognition cameras coming to Danville

Danville is set to become the latest Bay Area community to utilize license plate reader technology after the Town Council...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by America, on Jun 23, 2016 at 7:40 am | 2 comments | 1886 Views

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Danville council to debate approving license plate readers

The Danville Town Council is set to consider Tuesday signing off on a police department proposal to bring license plate reader...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Skeptical is an idiot, on Jun 22, 2016 at 5:09 pm | 9 comments | 1644 Views

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Iron Horse Trail pavement project begins

Work is underway to improve pavement conditions on the Iron Horse Regional Trail through the San Ramon Valley, according...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 21, 2016 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anti-Costco group files petitions for Nov. 8 vote to ban store on Pleasanton site

Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only retail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton filed a...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Reason, on Jun 19, 2016 at 11:10 pm | 5 comments | 1429 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Joan Buchanan Speaks on the Delta Tunnels

Joan Buchanan President, Restore the Delta How Do We Stop the Delta Tunnels? Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45 Dinner ($26) 7:15...

Original post made by San Ramon Valley Democratic Club on Jun. 17, 2016
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Joan Buchanan Speaks on the Delta Tunnels

Joan Buchanan President, Restore the Delta “How Do We Stop the Delta Tunnels?” Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45...

Original post made by San Ramon Valley Democratic Club on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville council to discuss license plate readers for police

Danville police chief Steve Simpkins is set to present the Town Council with an update Tuesday on efforts to bring license...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by B, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:00 am | 7 comments | 1569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to review local accountability plan, district budget

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to talk Tuesday about the proposed local accountability plan that outlines goals...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, associate editor, on Jun 16, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1479 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Dublin moving forward on new IKEA store

Dublin city leaders said Monday that they will be moving ahead in the approval process for a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Resident3, on Jun 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minor gas leak capped in Danville

Crews stopped a gas leak in southern Danville that affected eight to 12 homes Saturday afternoon, a battalion chief with...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 13, 2016 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 759 Views

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Danville council to consider endorsing county transportation sales tax

The Danville Town Council is set to discuss approving a resolution Tuesday to support a new half-cent sales tax to fund transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by San Ramonian, on Jun 12, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 1155 Views

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Charlotte Wood student wins statewide art contest

Charlotte Wood Middle School eighth-grader Georgia Pressley earned top marks from the California Federation of Women's Clubs,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ms G, on Jun 11, 2016 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1697 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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