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Grand jury returns indictment against state senator, 28 others

State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 other defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 1356 Views

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Parking rates rise in downtown Walnut Creek

Parking meter rates in downtown Walnut Creek jumped from $1 to $2 per hour Monday as the city also moves to a seven-day-a-week...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 1385 Views

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Union protest planned locally over Postal Service 'privatization'

Unionized workers Wednesday afternoon are planning to protest what they call the privatization of the U.S. Postal Service. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 1849 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Acro(nym) Phobia , on Apr 12, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 2908 Views

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School board OKs higher developer fees

The San Ramon Valley school board raised residential developer fees Tuesday to support additional or expanded school facilities...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by collins, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 5029 Views

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Monte Vista High focuses on safe driving with Every 15 Minutes presentation

Monte Vista High students got a personal glimpse at the potentially traumatic effects of driving while intoxicated last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 9357 Views

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Man sentenced for killing Contra Costa County jail nurse

An El Cerrito man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the unprovoked killing of a 55-year-old nurse who was treating...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1820 Views

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IRS renews phone scam warning after receiving 20,000 complaints

The IRS this week renewed its warning last fall about a pervasive phone scam that continues to target people across the U.S. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by George Davidson, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 2030 Views

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Officials say airports are new front in human trafficking

Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said Tuesday that airports are an important new front...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 2523 Views

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State revenues totaled $6.4 billion in March, controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 781 Views

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Faria Preserve back before San Ramon Planning Commission

Residents will get another chance to speak about plans to develop a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon, as the city...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 2778 Views

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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 | 34842 Views

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BART fined over fatal crash near Walnut Creek

BART has been fined $210,000 by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health for three safety violations that...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by LMP, on Apr 18, 2014 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

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SRVFPD dispatch center receives excellence status

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's 9-1-1 Communications Center has again been named an Emergency Medical Dispatch...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stevie Wonder, on Apr 22, 2014 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 10129 Views

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Water agencies to discuss how to protect local supply

Preserving the local water supply amid statewide drought will remain the primary theme for the governing boards of the water...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:15 am | 3 comments | 1030 Views

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EBMUD continues call for voluntary 10% water cutback

The East Bay Municipal Utility District's board of directors voted Tuesday to ask their customers to continue voluntarily...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Apr 24, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 7818 Views

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Washington man arrested in connection with San Ramon home invasions

A Washington man has been charged in connection with a pair of recent San Ramon home invasions, including one in which a...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 13, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 2323 Views

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Crow Canyon soundwall work set to start

Construction is set to begin this week on the Crow Canyon soundwall project, an effort aimed at mitigating traffic noise...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by jp, on May 8, 2014 at 9:35 am | 24 comments | 2792 Views

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California graduation rate improves, remains below local results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on May 9, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 2273 Views

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Danville Drug Take-Back Day nets 124 pounds of unwanted pills

Law enforcement officials collected 124 pounds of unwanted medications for safe disposal during a Drug Take-Back Day event...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 997 Views
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