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Danville council looking to buy property next to Village Theatre

The Danville Town Council is set to consider spending $5.85 million Tuesday night to acquire an office building site on Front...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Joey B, on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 19 comments | 3018 Views

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County crime lab receives grant for new breathalyzers

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office announced last week that its crime lab received a $324,000 grant to buy new breathalyzers. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Patty, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 489 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Increased water use statewide could lead to mandatory restrictions

A recent dramatic drop in water conservation statewide could lead to a renewal of state-imposed mandatory water restrictions,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Trump supporter, on Oct 11, 2016 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 833 Views

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Alamo girl wins division title in NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League

Alamo native Leigha Miller used three race wins during the season to help propel her to a Division 7 championship in the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Oct 10, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Creepy clown' posts hit San Ramon schools; threats deemed unsubstantiated

Both San Ramon high schools were targets of ultimately unsubstantiated social media threats of "creepy clowns" in recent...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Bobo, on Oct 10, 2016 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1674 Views

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Authorities: Arrestees may be tied to robberies in Danville, East Bay

Investigators have arrested several people whom they believe might be connected to a series of armed robberies throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 7, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2010 Views

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SRPD: Teen playing with airsoft rifle mistaken for masked gunman

San Ramon police, in the hopes of spurring conversation and education, have shared details about an incident on the north...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 2290 Views

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County supervisor candidates set for Tassajara Valley forum

The two candidates vying to succeed retiring Supervisor Mary Piepho on the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors are set...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Burgis for Supervisor!, on Oct 7, 2016 at 8:00 am | 2 comments | 2476 Views

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San Ramon City Council candidates set for public forum Sept. 29

The four candidates for San Ramon City Council this fall are set to share their thoughts on key city issues during a public...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Joe Parsons, on Oct 5, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 7 comments | 3469 Views

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Contra Costa County earns U.S. Justice Department grants

Contra Costa County received separate grants from the U.S. Justice Department on Monday to focus on effective criminal defense...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2016 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 561 Views

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Announcing our 2016 Tri-Valley Heroes

The Tri-Valley Heroes panel of judges have selected the recipients for the 2016 awards, which are bestowed on residents who...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Herb Ritter, on Oct 3, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cook-Kallio and ACAP

I'm a Democrat, but count my vote, once again, for Assemblywoman Catherine Baker who has, in her first term representing...

Original post made by Billie on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Oct 3, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 177 Views

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Two suspects escape after carjacking, chase near Danville

Investigators are looking for two armed men suspected of carjacking a man at his home in unincorporated Danville Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Westside, on Oct 3, 2016 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 2222 Views

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DA: Trio arrested in San Ramon Valley-based sex trafficking ring

A local couple and another man have been arrested on suspicion of taking part in a large-scale sex trafficking ring centered...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by stacy, on Oct 1, 2016 at 9:57 pm | 21 comments | 4503 Views

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State, federal bills inspired by Steinle case focus on how law enforcement stores guns

The shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle in San Francisco last year by a gun stolen from a federal ranger's car...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by mjarivers@sbcglobal.net, on Oct 1, 2016 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1025 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local Democratic Clubs hosting forum on state propositions, BART bond

Four area Democratic Clubs are holding a public forum this Thursday night for residents interested in learning more about...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Westerner, on Sep 30, 2016 at 6:39 am | 3 comments | 835 Views

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Ceremony to mark Mount Diablo State Park roadway safety improvements

Local bicyclists, elected officials and state representatives are set to come together at Mount Diablo State Park next week...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jim Werle, on Sep 29, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

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Danville seeks residents for town, county commissions

The town of Danville is recruiting residents interested in applying for town commission and advisory board seats as well...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Apply!, on Sep 28, 2016 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1233 Views

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Retired SRPD captain returns as part-time acting police chief

Former San Ramon police Capt. Dan Pratt has come back to the department on a part-time basis to serve as acting police chief...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Noway, on Sep 27, 2016 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 977 Views

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Money Magazine ranks San Ramon among 'Best Places to Live' in U.S.

San Ramon was the top ranked Northern California city and No. 21 in the nation overall in Money Magazine's "Best Places to...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 26, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 3812 Views
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