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AROUND TOWN

Bettencourt Ranch Community Power Lines

We are in the process of purchasing a home in Danville Bettencourt Ranch gated community. Our agent advised us to get an...

Original post made by Kevin Vierra on Jul. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 86 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Montair Elementary gets 4th principal in 4 years

The San Ramon Valley school board named local assistant principal Ondi Tricaso as the new principal at Montair Elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nancy, on Jul 2, 2016 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 3812 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County animal services mistakenly euthanizes dog that had chance at rescue

Contra Costa County Animal Services is investigating why a dog was mistakenly euthanized after local rescue groups proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by jjfkd, on Jul 1, 2016 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 864 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon council to consider endorsing transportation sales tax plan

The San Ramon City Council is set to debate giving its support Tuesday to a proposed new half-cent sales tax to fund transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by B, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:35 am | 8 comments | 1167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3017 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 967 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 953 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 | 1449 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1828 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 972 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1891 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1650 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1341 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 | 1432 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. 104 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 | 1574 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 | 1485 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 | 1379 Views
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