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San Ramon: Former bank executive pleads guilty to conspiracy

A San Ramon man and former bank executive pleaded guilty to conspiracy Tuesday for false and misleading financial reporting...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by carlmeyer, on Nov 30, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 4 comments | 2325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Which city is richest? It depends on how the numbers are run

San Ramon topped a recent list of the wealthiest cities in America, but Danville didn't make the cut -- not because it's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on May 22, 2013 at 10:23 am | 4 comments | 2325 Views

SPORTS

A well misplaced word

Dear neighbors, After writing advertising copy and business prospectus for all these years, the opportunity to write a...

Original post made by Oxymo Ron on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 21, 2008 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 2324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville council candidate profile: Karen Stepper

Eying a fourth term in office, Danville Councilwoman Karen Stepper said the experience and relationships she's developed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:52 am | 14 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monte Vista students hammer away at old library

Approximately 15 students, who were either members of the leadership team or the student design committee, donned hard hats...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 6, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2323 Views

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Ace will be the place in Alamo

Months after the doors closed on Yardbirds in Alamo, a new hardware chain will be taking up residence in the shuttered facility....

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 12 comments | 2323 Views

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UPDATE: San Ramon council supports Faria Preserve development

San Ramon appears set to receive a new 740-home development, as the City Council has voiced its support for the Faria Preserve...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 15, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 2323 Views

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Middle-of-night quakes shake residents

Some area residents were awakened in the middle of the night last night - some three times - when quakes hit the area. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on Jun 9, 2008 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 2322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools chief focuses on mission

Any school district employee who does not work in the classroom is suspect. That's how Superintendent Steve Enoch approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 2321 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tonight, the State of the Union: who knows?

Dear Neighbors, Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- George W. Bush, struggling to stay relevant in the twilight of his presidency,...

Original post made by Oxymo Ron on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 3, 2008 at 8:08 am | 4 comments | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Predawn earthquake shakes up Danville

Some Danville and Alamo residents were shaken awake this morning at 4:42 a.m. by a 4.2 magnitude earthquake centered two...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jordan M. Doronila, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 2321 Views

SPORTS

St. Joan Sharks win tourney

The St. Joan of Arc Sharks, a sixth-grade girls national basketball team, won the MVP Pre-Season Tournament in Martinez on...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Crysta, on Nov 29, 2008 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to build a four-track rail system...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 2320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville man takes unique path to being a scientist

When Maxwell Bertolero was in high school nine years ago, he was advised that he'd better get his act together or he'd never...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Theresa N, on Jun 13, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 5 comments | 2319 Views

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T'ai Chi Ch'uan

The room is completely quiet as adult students of all ages line up on the hard, shiny floor. Teacher Bob Kipper stands in...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2007
Last comment by vkipper@lycos.com, on Dec 30, 2007 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2318 Views

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West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by In Alamo, on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:59 am | 28 comments | 2317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Danville Chase, escapes with approximately $20,000

A man robbed the Chase bank at 661 San Ramon Valley Blvd. around 10:15 Monday morning, according to Police Chief Steve Simpkins....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Chuck, on Mar 10, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 14 comments | 2317 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editor's Blog: The end of an era

My heart is breaking. As of 10 this morning, KUSF 90.3 FM was unexpectedly taken off the air. Broadcasting new music,...

Original post made by Jessica Lipsky on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by dbrower, on Jan 25, 2011 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD students excel in standardized testing reports

Approximately 22,600 students in grades 2-11 participated in the 2011 STAR program, with 85 percent scoring proficient or...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 6 comments | 2315 Views

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are closed today to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Also, an interfaith...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Dede, on Jan 21, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 2315 Views
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