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Retired flight attendants deliver furry friends for Hope Hospice patients

Members of the Oakland chapter of Pan Am World Wings International donated bags filled with new stuffed bears and other cuddly...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Bunny, on Dec 24, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

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Costco signs letter of intent to acquire 40-acre Pleasanton site

With 22,000 members in Pleasanton, it's no surprise that Costco Wholesale wants to build a store here to relieve the overcrowded...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 26, 2016 at 7:58 am | 5 comments | 3672 Views

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House passes Swalwell's terrorism-tracking bill

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill co-sponsored by local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) that calls...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Dec 29, 2015 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1446 Views

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Museum to highlight 'Historic Icons of the San Ramon Valley'

The Museum of the San Ramon Valley is set to highlight five historic local buildings in a month-long exhibit opening in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Bunny, on Jan 7, 2016 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1938 Views

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Assembly committee votes down Baker's bill to prevent BART strikes

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker's initial attempt to halt future BART strikes in their tracks failed last week when Assembly...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by TSE, on Jan 11, 2016 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 1969 Views

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School board to debate cell antenna at California High

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to consider approving a lease agreement Tuesday with Verizon Wireless to install...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by frankly, on Jan 12, 2016 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

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Council to talk downtown Danville parking availability

The Town Council is set to continue talking about options to improve downtown Danville parking conditions when town staff...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by dbrower, on Jan 13, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1375 Views

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Danville council endorses ban on marijuana cultivation, delivery

The Danville Town Council gave initial support Tuesday to prohibiting the cultivation, processing and delivery of medical...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Johnny, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:10 am | 17 comments | 2666 Views

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Bay Area gas prices lower than state average

The average price for gas in the Bay Area is slightly lower than the state's average price, AAA officials said last week. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Lee Prohkon, on Jan 18, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 805 Views

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World audience for local miniatures

Tri-Valley artist Barbara Stanton goes small in her paintings but is about to go large in her audience. She will be the first...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Carole, on Jan 19, 2016 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 2587 Views

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Regional voters to decide proposed parcel tax for Bay restoration

Contra Costa County voters are among those set to weigh in on a Bay Area-wide measure on the June ballot that would impose...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by no fool, on Jan 22, 2016 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 2063 Views

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Autopsy: Man killed in Pleasanton police shooting had no drugs in system

An Alameda County coroner's autopsy report of John Deming Jr. shows the 19-year-old did not have drugs in his system when...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by huh?, on Feb 2, 2016 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2716 Views

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Tri-Valley mayors go to Washington

Mayors Karen Stepper of Danville and Bill Clarkson of San Ramon joined their Tri-Valley counterparts Jerry Thorne of Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Jan 28, 2016 at 9:42 am | 6 comments | 3448 Views

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BART to equip all trains with cameras

BART has committed to using working cameras on all train cars following the public revelation last week that the transit...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Jan 22, 2016 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1150 Views

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New TV30 series features Tri-Valley advantages

"About the Tri-Valley," TV 30's new series on people, events and organizations in the region, is now airing on Comcast TV...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Dara, on Jan 28, 2016 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 2159 Views

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Danville forum to shine spotlight on human trafficking in Bay Area

Two San Ramon Valley women's organizations are presenting a public forum on human trafficking this week, bringing together...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jan 29, 2016 at 5:00 am | 1 comment | 2156 Views

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Snacks giant settles lawsuit over lead in cookies

Mondel International, the world's largest manufacturer of processed food snacks, including Nabisco, Oreo, Cadbury and Trident,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Wolf Wolfman, on Nov 21, 2016 at 3:51 am | 2 comments | 1577 Views

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Crowded county animal shelters prompt temporary surrender restriction

Starting Wednesday, the Contra Costa County Animal Services Department will be turning away people trying to surrender animals...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by why.not.free.county.spay.neuter, on Feb 2, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1235 Views

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San Ramon commission to discuss potential 43-home project

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to talk about a proposed residential development near the northwest side of the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by FRANKLY, on Feb 6, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 6 comments | 3380 Views

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Danville expanding electric vehicle charging network

The Danville Town Council is set to consider a proposal Tuesday to designate one parking spot at the library/community center...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 4 comments | 1601 Views
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