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SRPD chief recommends police staffing increase
The San Ramon City Council on Tuesday discussed a proposal to increase police department staffing as the city prepares for... Last comment on Jan 29, 2015 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments

School board orders parcel tax renewal election
The San Ramon Valley school board Tuesday night unanimously approved of ordering a mail-in election May 5 for voters to decide... Last comment on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments

Board of Supervisors formally rescinds 33% pay raise
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to an ordinance passed last week to rescind a 33%... Last comment on Jan 30, 2015 at 6:28 am | 4 comments

Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum
Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases... Last comment on Jan 31, 2015 at 2:28 am | 14 comments

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"Tassajara Valley Wins Crown"
Manager Mike Fuller's Tassajara Valley Big League team defeated Pleasanton 8-3 on June 10th to clinch the District 57 season championship with an 11-1 record. The champs capped off a 9 game winning streak after suffering their only loss by one run. They scored 109 runs while allowing just 27. Pictured: (Front row, L-R) Vanessa Fuller, Brian Smith, Eric Stone, Kris Gallwatti, Tommy Montalvo; (2nd row) Assistant Coach Brent Bowen, Nate Jump, Cody Chavarria, Hayden Letts, Matt Mazzoni, Kieran Sanchez, Nick Furman; (3rd row) Mgr. Mike Fuller, Brian Peterson, Kevin Alexander, Austin Winniger, Joe Vigil, Jacob Heathorn, Michael Hernbroth, Assistant Coach Gary Hernbroth. Not pictured: Lawrence Nelson. (Photo by Brent Bowen Photography) Submitted by gary hernbroth on Jun 11, 2012

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Finding a fresh perspective with life coaches
During the last couple decades, people have been turning to life coaches to help them define their goals and achieve them, whether in their personal lives or careers. "Coaching looks at what you want and how to create that," Danville life coach Mai Vu said. Friday, 2:32 PM

Weak Sierra snowpack suggests another year of drought
Snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountain range has decreased in the month of January, fueling concerns that California may have to endure a fourth consecutive year of drought, according to the Department of Water Resources. Friday, 4:32 PM

UPDATE: School board orders parcel tax election
The San Ramon Valley school board this week unanimously approved of ordering a mail-only election in May for local voters to decide whether to extend the annual $144 local education parcel tax for nine more years. Thursday, 10:10 PM

Authorities seek trio who robbed Alamo home
Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies are seeking three people who broke into an Alamo house and robbed residents at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, a sheriff's spokesman said. Thursday, 4:18 PM | 5 comments

Albertsons, Safeway receive clearance for proposed merger
Representatives of AB Acquisition LLC, which owns Boise-based Albertsons, and Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced this week that they have received clearance from the Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger, which was announced last March. Thursday, 1:36 PM

Cal High dancers offer free youth classes
Youngsters interested in learning new dance techniques can hone their skills through an upcoming free program led by dancers from San Ramon's California High School. Thursday, 9:53 PM

Alamo teen cyclist seriously injured in Danville crash
An Alamo teen bicyclist was airlifted to an area hospital after sustaining serious injuries when he collided with a car in Danville on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Thursday, 10:52 AM | 1 comments

SRPD chief recommends police staffing increase
The San Ramon City Council on Tuesday discussed a proposal to increase police department staffing as the city prepares for a growing population, burgeoning developments and other key factors. Wednesday, 5:21 PM | 2 comments

Alamo man suffers stroke while driving on Highway 242
Traffic came to a halt on a Highway 242 off-ramp in Concord on Wednesday afternoon after an 81-year-old Alamo man suffered a stroke while trying to exit the highway, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials. Wednesday, 4:37 PM

San Ramon council talks Housing Element update
The San Ramon City Council on Tuesday held its first public hearing on proposed updates to the city's General Plan and Housing Element. Wednesday, 10:45 PM

Cal High TE recognized as Valley's top football player
California High senior tight end Matt Snyder has been honored as the San Ramon Valley's top high school football player of 2014, receiving the Rotary Club of Danville's annual Pete Villa Award at a luncheon last month. Tuesday, 5:07 PM

Ex-CHP officer gets probation for stealing nude photos
A former California Highway Patrol officer who forwarded nude photos of arrested women to himself and other officers was sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation, according to a Contra Costa County prosecutor. Tuesday, 12:56 PM | 4 comments


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