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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 8 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 23 hours ago | 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

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"Mt. Diablo Wildfire"
A thick layer of smoke from the Mt. Diablo wildfire covers the hills of Blackhawk creating a sensational sunset. Submitted by Perry Lentine on Aug 25, 2010

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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 | 1 comments

Danville tops in hot luxury home market
Luxury home sales and the median sale price in the East Bay continued to rise in August, with sales jumping more than 29% from a year ago and Danville posting the most luxury sales for the month, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. Wednesday, 2:15 PM

Injury crashes, thefts, DUIs lead San Ramon cop log
The San Ramon Police Department provides with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from Sept. 11-17, omitting the more mundane. Wednesday, 10:56 AM

Heat advisory issued for workweek's end
Forecasted temperatures approaching 100 degrees in the Bay Area on Thursday and Friday have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory for the region. Wednesday, 4:50 PM

San Ramon Rotary opens Auction for Education
The San Ramon Rotary Club, along with the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation, is hosting the 14th annual Auction for Education. Wednesday, 4:44 PM

Windemere Ranch named National Blue Ribbon School
San Ramon's Windemere Ranch Middle School was named a National Blue Ribbon School on Tuesday, joining more than 330 other schools from across the United States in receiving the honor from the U.S. Department of Education. Tuesday, 4:48 PM

California enacts statewide plastic bag ban
California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting their use starting next year, the governor's office announced Tuesday morning. Tuesday, 4:15 PM | 11 comments

County courts plan closures, service reductions New Year's week
Contra Costa County is on track to see courthouse closures and other cost-cutting service reductions the week of New Year's Day, court officials have announced. Tuesday, 1:06 PM

Donate blood in Danville, San Ramon
Eligible donors in Danville and San Ramon will have the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross in October, which is Liver Awareness Month. Tuesday, 9:58 AM

Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly merged company
AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. have announced the new senior leadership team and division leaders for the combined company that will take effect upon the closing of the proposed merger transaction, which is pending customary regulatory approvals. Sunday, 8:26 PM


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