California enacts statewide plastic bag ban
Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill... Last comment 16 hours ago | 11 comments
New law changes California's initiative process
New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Read the... Last comment on Oct 1, 2014 at 1:41 am | 5 comments
San Ramon council OKs Faria Preserve development
The San Ramon City Council upheld the planning commission's approval of the proposed Faria Preserve residential development... Last comment on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:15 am | 8 comments
Swalwell bill would ban penalties on online business critics
A proposed bill introduced this week by Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) would make it illegal for businesses to penalize... Last comment on Sep 20, 2014 at 8:05 am | 7 comments
by Gina Channell-Allen
Any questions for Pleasanton mayoral, council candidates?
Oct 1, 2014 | 5 comments
by Tom Cushing
November Ballot Prop 2 – Devils or Angels in the Details?
Sep 27, 2014 | 4 comments
San Ramon seeks feedback on library renovation plan
The San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commission is seeking public feedback on the conceptual plan for renovations to the community library. Wednesday, 4:23 PM | 2 comments
Apart from cops and robbers, two kinds of characters have overpopulated crime movies for years: the serial killer and the vigilante. Both are extremely rare in reality and absurdly plentiful on the big screen. Denzel Washington plays the latest vigil...... Read the full review
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"Godbeams Over Danville"
This image was taken just at daybreak from a hillside on the west side of the 680 fwy. The sun is low on the horizon causing the sun beams to be filtered by the clouds producing expanding "godbeams" over the town of Danville. This image won best of show in the recent Tri-Valley Photo contest. Submitted by Richard Valenti on Jan 24, 2014