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County unions seek referendum to overturn Board of Supervisors' pay raise
Contra Costa County public employees unions have started to gather signatures for a referendum to overturn the county Board... Last comment on Nov 24, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 13 comments

Danville moves closer to plastic bag ban
The town of Danville is on track to implementing a ban on single-use carryout plastic bags after the town council expressed... Last comment on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 23 comments

DPD releases video of restaurant break-in
Danville police have released surveillance footage of a recent break-in at Los Panchos restaurant in the hopes of catching... Last comment on Nov 20, 2014 at 8:38 am | 5 comments

Elderly man dies in San Ramon house fire
An elderly man died after a two-alarm house fire in southern San Ramon on Saturday morning, according to a fire district... Last comment 16 hours ago | 4 comments

 
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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

 
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San Ramon attorney pleads guilty in fatal 2012 crash
A San Ramon attorney pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter in connection with the 2012 death of a bicyclist in Dublin, according to a district attorney's office spokeswoman. Tuesday, 5:15 PM

Danville nonprofit hosts fundraiser to benefit Ugandan refugees
FUNDaFIELD, a nonprofit organization founded by Danville siblings, is holding an online fundraiser called "Home by the Holidays" to help displaced Ugandan refugees.
Tuesday, 5:34 PM

Zone 7 gets grant funding for drought, conservation projects
The Zone 7 Water Agency, which supplies water to the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD), will be awarded $3 million in grants for drought-relief projects and another $282,000 to increase its water conservation programs, the California Department of Water Resources announced earlier this month. Tuesday, 5:21 PM

County seeks humanitarian award nominees
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is asking county residents to submit nominees for the 2015 Humanitarian of the Year and Student Humanitarian of the Year awards. Tuesday, 10:09 PM

Authorities ID San Ramon fatal fire victim
Authorities on Monday identified the San Ramon man who died as a result of a weekend house fire as 69-year-old Douglas Trampetti. Monday, 6:36 PM

Crashes, thefts, burglaries lead SRPD log
The San Ramon Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from Nov. 6-12, omitting the more mundane. Monday, 5:10 PM | 1 comments

Danville's tree lighting set for Friday
Downtown Danville is set to host its annual Lighting of the Old Oak Tree on Friday (Nov. 28). Sunday, 7:08 PM | 1 comments

Ex-candidate pleads to election fraud for Danville residency controversy
A former Alameda County candidate pleaded to three misdemeanor counts of election fraud this week to resolve the criminal case that arose after authorities said she misled election officials by claiming to live in San Leandro while actually residing in Danville. Sunday, 7:07 PM

3 SVMS students taken to hospital after science class evacuation
Three students from Alamo's Stone Valley Middle School were taken to area hospitals as a precaution after reporting they felt unwell during a science class activity Thursday morning, according to a school district spokeswoman. Sunday, 7:16 PM | 7 comments

Danville moves closer to plastic bag ban
The town of Danville is on track to implementing a ban on single-use carryout plastic bags after the town council expressed initial support for a proposed local ordinance during its meeting Tuesday night. Wednesday, 3:28 PM | 23 comments

DPD releases video of restaurant break-in
Danville police have released surveillance footage of a recent break-in at Los Panchos restaurant in the hopes of catching the unidentified culprit, according to town officials. Wednesday, 12:45 PM | 5 comments