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Local policy coalition issues marijuana opinion surveys

A group of San Ramon Valley advocates are seeking local opinions on marijuana through online public surveys as part of an...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 975 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Josh Burger, inspirational speaker

Josh Burger wasn't expected to get much out of life. The disease that made it unlikely he would live past birth also limited...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Lynn, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1558 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Ellen Aguirre, raising guide dog puppies

When Ellen and Joe Aguirre turned off the freeway in San Rafael 22 years ago to check out Guide Dogs for the Blind, Ellen...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by vicki hughes, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 1328 Views

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School board to debate increasing substitute teacher pay

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to consider raising the salaries paid to substitute teachers in the hopes of attracting...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by NewSRVUSDsub, on Nov 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 8 comments | 1742 Views

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San Ramon to discuss ban on restaurant-site conversions

San Ramon planning officials are set to talk Tuesday about whether to explore a local law prohibiting people from changing...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Nov 17, 2015 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2381 Views

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Danville council to hear cell tower appeal

The Town Council is set to weigh in Tuesday about a new Verizon Wireless cell tower proposed for eastern Danville that sparked...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by evironmentalist, on Nov 17, 2015 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1749 Views

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Contra Costa misses out on jail grant

Five Bay Area counties were awarded state grants Thursday to construct new jail facilities through the Board of State and...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:31 am | 2 comments | 1447 Views

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San Ramon Government 101 registration underway

The San Ramon City Clerk's Office will host the eighth session of San Ramon Government 101 in the spring of 2016. The class...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 25, 2015 at 7:48 am | 11 comments | 1203 Views

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Danville council shouts down cell tower proposal

The Danville Town Council voted against a Verizon Wireless cell tower proposed for the eastern part of town Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Nov 27, 2015 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 3625 Views

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Zone 7 general manager granted 15% raise

Zone 7 Water Agency's general manager was granted a 15% salary increase by the agency's Board of Directors at Wednesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Ratepayer, on Dec 6, 2015 at 12:24 am | 9 comments | 1729 Views

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Danville commission to discuss ban on short-term rentals

The town of Danville is set to weigh prohibiting short-term residential rentals such as those offered through Airbnb, with...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 27, 2015 at 11:10 am | 24 comments | 2103 Views

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Alamo Rotary donates dictionaries to local 3rd-graders

How do you spell that? Some Alamo third-graders will be able to answer that question the classic way thanks to contributions...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 29, 2015 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 1422 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Arlie Smith, for the children

Arlie Smith's face and smile are known to thousands throughout the San Ramon Valley, and now many of them in turn have helped...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 27, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

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Contra Costa buses now accept Clipper cards, set to offer Wi-Fi

A bus service provider for parts of Contra Costa County will now accept Clipper card payment, connecting the bus with several...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 30, 2015 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 932 Views

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Zone 7 gains official control over well permitting, fee collection in region

With groundwater protection becoming an increasingly important issue, Zone 7 Water Agency officially adopted a new county...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Joseph Hearst, on Nov 30, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views

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Danville council to select new mayor, announce Community Service Awards

The Town Council is set to name a new mayor and honor standout people and organizations for their contributions to the Danville...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Veterans Memorial, on Dec 1, 2015 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1262 Views

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Officials commemorate new Danville Hotel Town Center with ribbon-cutting

Danville officials joined developers and community members in ushering in a new era in downtown Monday evening with a ceremonial...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 8, 2015 at 9:00 am | 17 comments | 2990 Views

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Karen Stepper named Danville mayor for third time

Fourth-term Danville Town Councilwoman Karen Stepper took the helm as the town's mayor for the upcoming year during a ceremony...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Harald Paul Arthur Balle, on Dec 7, 2015 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1861 Views

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Danville high schools' choirs finalists in radio contest

Student singing groups from both Danville comprehensive high schools are finalists in a Bay Area classical radio station's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Debbie Carmel, on Dec 10, 2015 at 5:59 am | 3 comments | 1184 Views

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Danville boy urges diabetes awareness with 'Get the Flock Out of Here!'

A Charlotte Wood Middle School sixth-grader is now spreading his story across town, trying to increase awareness about Type...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Kalama, on Dec 7, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 6 comments | 3049 Views
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