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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD earns spot on Advanced Placement honor roll

For the fifth year in a row, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District has been recognized as one of the top performing...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by danville hs parent, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2153 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police probe armed robbery

Danville police are investigating an incident in which a man reported being robbed of his Rolex watch at gunpoint Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Truno Trump, on Nov 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 26 comments | 3346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen is Rising Star

Fifty sixth-graders are riding around on their first bicycles after a determined Danville teen decided to make a difference. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Joy, on Nov 24, 2015 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 2167 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell bill aims to encourage college-student entrepreneurship

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced a new bill this month aimed at spurring young entrepreneurs by creating a competitive...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Arlene, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:27 am | 12 comments | 1939 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD releases latest list of excessive water users

The East Bay Municipal Utility District released a set of names Thursday of excessive water users in the utility district's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Todd Yanker-Getty, on Nov 23, 2015 at 12:13 am | 21 comments | 3196 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell calls for immigration enforcement reform

Months after the fatal shooting of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle by an undocumented immigrant, U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin)...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Fed Up, on Nov 21, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 7 comments | 1077 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff warns supervisors that deputies are ditching county

Contra Costa County sheriff's officials sounded the alarm Tuesday at a Board of Supervisors meeting, warning that deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 17, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1789 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville officials rail against Diablo Road apartment proposal

In front of a crowded dais including the Danville Town Council, Planning Commission and Design Review Board, plus about 20...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Did I say that Outloud, on Nov 17, 2015 at 12:56 pm | 13 comments | 3933 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swalwell, colleagues seek to cancel student loan debt for local lab employees

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the U.S. Education Department to forgive the student loans of employees...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 17, 2015 at 11:37 am | 26 comments | 1822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1746 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2377 Views

SPORTS

Danville boy shoots a hole-in-one

Evan Huggins, 10, hoped to birdie the seventh hole at Diablo Creek Golf Course last week where he was golfing with his brother...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Chase Wickman, on Nov 17, 2015 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2720 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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

AROUND TOWN

Danville Police investigate residential burglary

Danville Police are looking for two suspects involved in a Monday afternoon residential burglary, that was interrupted by...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 1946 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin USD voted for modified calendar

Dublin USD voted on Tuesday to have students start early August and to get out of school in May. Has anyone heard where we...

Original post made by Has anyone heard? on Nov. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Goodguys car show set for this weekend

California hot rodders and classic car aficionados from all over the west will take over the Alameda County Fairgrounds this...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 950 Views
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