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Danville's congressman to skip Trump presidential inauguration
Second-term U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will... Last comment 15 hours ago | 85 comments

Tri-Valley Muslim group to host post-inauguration neighbors panel
Members of the Tri-Valley's Muslim community are joining together to present a neighbors panel the day after Inauguration... Last comment on Jan 20, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments

Hospice East Bay receives $950,000 grant to help expand services
The Hospice of the East Bay announced last week it was awarded a $950,000 grant from the Walnut Creek-based Thomas J. Long... Last comment on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment

Urban Sprawl Outside the Voter Approved Urban Limit Line will set precedent for more developments
“Hold the Line” Proposed high-end housing development in the Tassajara Valley would break the County’s Urban Limit... Last comment on Jan 19, 2017 at 9:07 am | 1 comment

 
 
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The Mustang Blaze won 3-2 in OT to win the U11 Division of the Dublin Shamrock Tournament. Players: Katherine Gillen, Izzi Strand, Lindsay Mescall, Brooke Balthasar, Katie Peruzzaro, Caroline Chu, Audrey Biekert, Kylie Kumnick, Samantha Berry, Tatum Geist, Kylie Yarwood, Peyton Delaney. Coaches: Pat Berry and Scott Kumnick Submitted by Marta Gillen on Aug 16, 2012

 
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County looking at state-of-emergency declaration amid storm damage
Contra Costa County Administrator David Twa called Thursday for the Board of Supervisors to declare a state of emergency in the county due to infrastructure damage caused by recent storms. Thursday, 1:49 PM

SRVUSD opens Student Recognition Project
The San Ramon Valley school district has starting recruiting high school students to participate in its annual Student Recognition Project, which offers local teens the chance to submit original works in two-dozen competitive categories such as visual and performing arts, writing, multimedia, science and community service. Thursday, 2:15 PM

Discover Diablo: Nonprofit launching free Mt. Diablo hike series
Local nonprofit Save Mount Diablo is kicking off its new series of free guided public hikes on Mount Diablo with a pair of events this weekend. Wednesday, 5:48 PM

Tri-Valley Muslim group to host post-inauguration neighbors panel
Members of the Tri-Valley's Muslim community are joining together to present a neighbors panel the day after Inauguration Day aimed at educating people about Islam in the hopes of finding common ground and fostering mutual understanding. Wednesday, 5:16 PM | 2 comments

New jazz series coming to Village Theatre
Danville's Village Theatre is set to host some of the finest jazz entertainment in the area starting this week when a new bimonthly jazz series launches at the historic downtown venue. Thursday, 1:17 PM

Danville: High schooler organizes bone marrow registry drive in mom's honor
With her late mother's memory close in her heart, local teen Ciara Chow is leading a bone marrow registry drive for the public next weekend at The Athenian School in Danville. Sunday, 5:56 PM | 2 comments

BART announces pilot program for guaranteed parking at Dublin/Pleasanton station
Carpool commuters traveling by BART will have a new option for securing parking at the Dublin/Pleasanton station by the end of January, BART officials announced Tuesday. Thursday, 2:18 PM | 1 comments

San Ramon Valley congressmen receive committee assignments
The San Ramon Valley's two Democratic congressmen, U.S. Reps. Mark DeSaulnier and Eric Swalwell, recently announced their new committee assignments in the nation's capital. Wednesday, 5:17 PM | 4 comments

Hospice East Bay receives $950,000 grant to help expand services
The Hospice of the East Bay announced last week it was awarded a $950,000 grant from the Walnut Creek-based Thomas J. Long Foundation to help support the organization's end-of-life services in the San Ramon Valley and surrounding communities. Tuesday, 9:05 PM | 1 comments

Danville council approves stringent marijuana regulations
New regulations for marijuana-related activities are set to take effect in Danville next month as part of town officials' response to statewide voters approving recreational marijuana use under Proposition 64 in November. Monday, 5:02 PM | 10 comments

County seeks legal professionals as volunteers for high school mock trial program
The Contra Costa County Office of Education is looking for Bay Area legal professionals interested in giving back to the future of their field by volunteering as part of the county's 36th annual high school mock trial program, which begins next month. Monday, 2:53 PM | 1 comments

Joe Gorton named San Ramon's permanent city manager
The San Ramon City Council voted unanimously in closed session Tuesday to appoint police chief Joe Gorton as the permanent city manager, just over six months after Gorton began pulling double duty as interim city manager. Thursday, 5:18 PM | 1 comments

San Ramon Valley workshop set on community choice energy
Local government officials in the San Ramon Valley are hosting a public workshop later this month to receive feedback from residents, business and community groups about the possibility of some Contra Costa County communities joining together to purchase energy for local consumers. Thursday, 10:34 PM | 2 comments