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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

New law aims to reduce uninsured drivers in California
More low-income Californians will now have the opportunity to purchase affordable automobile insurance. Read the full story... Last comment on Sep 29, 2014 at 9:20 am | 2 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

Four candidates in San Ramon Valley school board race so far
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has three Board of Education seats up for election this fall and so far four... Last comment 1 hour ago | 28 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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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 prohibiting their use, the governor's office announced Tuesday morning. Tuesday, 10:20 AM

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

Burglary, theft reports top Danville police log
The Danville Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from Sept. 7-13, omitting the more mundane. Monday, 5:46 PM

New law changes California's initiative process
New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Monday, 5:53 PM | 2 comments

County awarded federal domestic violence grant
Contra Costa County is one of just four counties nationwide that will receive federal funding for a new program that aims to identify and stop potentially deadly domestic violence offenders. Monday, 5:47 PM

SRVUSD sees 98% exit exam pass rate
San Ramon Valley Unified sophomores have continued to excel in the English and math portions on the California High School Exit Exam, posting a 98% pass rate on the 2013-14 test. Sunday, 8:23 PM | 1 comments

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

San Ramon rejoins Tri-Valley federal lobbying effort
San Ramon will join the four Tri-Valley communities in utilizing a Virginia-based lobbying firm to help advocate for federal funding for regional projects. Thursday, 3:45 PM

Petty thefts, DUIs lead SRPD call log
The San Ramon Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from Sept. 4-10, omitting the more mundane. Sunday, 8:22 PM

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 with a 4-1 vote Tuesday night. Wednesday, 5:01 PM | 8 comments

SRVUSD student enrollment up in 2014-15
Student enrollment in San Ramon Valley schools has increased this school year compared to the last fall term, with the highest spikes seen in middle and high schools, according to data presented to the school board Tuesday. Wednesday, 3:38 PM

 

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