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Popular British pub The Crown closes

A popular downtown Danville business closed its doors to Anglophiles and fish and chips lovers in August. British pub and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Sep 25, 2013 at 9:57 pm | 5 comments | 10148 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 | 10053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations Class of 2011!

Whether going on to college, armed services, the work force or the trades, hundreds of Danville seniors will turn their tassels...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 10, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 5 comments | 9778 Views

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Residents protest potential columbarium at Danville church

Nearly 60 residents convened at Peace Lutheran Church Monday evening to voice concerns about a potential columbarium at the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Arlene, on May 25, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 42 comments | 9703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quakes shake San Ramon

Several small earthquakes occurred within minutes of each other near San Ramon and Daly City on Tuesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dirk, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 9686 Views

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Danville Hotel project going to Design Review Board on Thursday

The final plans of the project to replace Danville's biggest eyesore with attractive retail, business and living space will...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by heels1, on Aug 26, 2013 at 7:44 am | 26 comments | 9516 Views

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School superintendent: Many of our schools are at capacity

San Ramon Valley schools are bursting at the seams, according to school Superintendent Mary Shelton, who spoke to about 25...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 9406 Views

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Vandalism, DUI arrest follow car crash in Danville neighborhood

An early morning car crash Friday landed a 20-year-old man in jail on charges of drunken driving and vandalism. Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Denise, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 9352 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 | 9266 Views

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Back from the drawing board: CCTA reveals I-680 HOV ramp alternative

If the turnout from Wednesday night's scoping session on potential HOV ramps in San Ramon is an example, ramps planned for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 11 comments | 9227 Views

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Retired immigration judge to run for Congress

A retired immigration judge from Danville has thrown his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Truusje, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 9209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotaries give dictionaries to Danville 3rd-graders

Third-graders in Danville and across the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are set to receive nearly 2,500 printed...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by thankful teacher, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 9198 Views

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San Ramon council holds forum on Tassajara Valley cemetery

It was standing room only as people flooded into the San Ramon City Council chambers Tuesday night to discuss the cemetery...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:57 am | 69 comments | 9094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con Fire Tax is another waste

The new tax asked for by Con Fire and the Board of Supervisors needs to be voted down just like East County. These politicians...

Original post made by Taxpayer out of money on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Factchecker, on Jul 19, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 18 comments | 9085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monte Vista celebrates grand opening of student center

Monte Vista High School students now have new technology tools and a more modern meeting place. Students, staff and community...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 9000 Views

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Elworthy Ranch development granted an extension

The Town of Danville's Planning Commission recently approved a development agreement to extend the timeline for Elworthy...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rose, on Apr 16, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 8981 Views

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Assemblywoman honors local Veteran of the Year

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, whose district covers Danville and San Ramon, recognized the 16th Assembly District's 2014 Veteran...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 8935 Views

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Danville to appeal ruling in SummerHill Homes lawsuit

The Danville Town Council has voted unanimously to appeal a Contra Costa County judge's recent ruling that the town acted...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 10, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 73 comments | 8847 Views

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Beacon replaced atop Mount Diablo

Local organizations and individuals donated $100,000 to pay for restorations on the "Eye of Diablo" beacon, which is lit...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Del Chandler, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 8812 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matty, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:22 am | 34 comments | 8735 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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