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Danville commission to discuss Housing Element update
The Danville Planning Commission is set to consider supporting approval of the town's proposed Housing Element update Wednesday... Last comment on Dec 19, 2014 at 11:52 am | 13 comments

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 Dec 18, 2014 at 8:17 am | 21 comments

Buchanan announces State Senate bid
Former San Ramon Valley assemblywoman Joan Buchanan announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat in the... Last comment on Dec 17, 2014 at 9:48 am | 11 comments

School board endorses Alamo campus redesign amid neighbor complaints
The San Ramon Valley school board approved the Stone Valley Middle School renovation project Tuesday night amid support from... Last comment on Dec 15, 2014 at 8:29 am | 4 comments

 
 
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Security system alerts Alamo homeowners to kitchen fire
Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm kitchen fire in Alamo on Friday morning with a quick response aided by homeowners being alerted to the flames by their home security system, according to a fire district spokeswoman. Friday, 3:54 PM

San Ramon Regional nurses voting on new 4-year contract
Registered nurses at six Tenet Health hospitals from Northern to Southern California, including at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, are voting this week on a new four-year agreement with the hospital system that protects health coverage and provides for pension and economic gains. Thursday, 12:34 PM | 1 comments

Drought downgraded from 'exceptional' to 'severe'
Wetter than usual weather conditions across Northern California has prompted a downgrade of the drought classification from "exceptional" to "severe," according to the U.S. Drought Monitor and the National Weather Service. Thursday, 4:50 PM

San Ramon Valley golf pros win NorCal PGA awards
Two golf professionals at San Ramon Valley clubs have earned top awards from the Northern California Section of the Professional Golfers' Association of America. Thursday, 4:09 PM

Central San names new deputy GM
The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District (Central San) -- which serves Danville, San Ramon and Alamo -- has hired Ann Sasaki as the new deputy general manager. Thursday, 4:55 PM

Danville council OKs garbage rate increases
Garbage pickup rates in Danville are on track to rise in late winter. Wednesday, 9:55 PM

Deadline extended for Iron Horse trail overcrossing surveys
San Ramon city officials have extended the deadline for online surveys seeking public input on conceptual designs for Iron Horse Regional Trail overcrossings at Bollinger Canyon and Crow Canyon roads. Wednesday, 10:45 AM

Tri-Valley Hero: Beverly Lane, preservation for the ages
Beverly Lane has epitomized effective and meaningful public service in the Tri-Valley for more than 30 years, initially making her mark while sitting on the first Danville Town Council and then solidifying it while spending the past two decades on the regional park district board -- all the while helping to preserve local history through her research and published writings. Tuesday, 3:39 PM | 3 comments

Officials seek input on new Alamo park
The Alamo Municipal Advisory Council and county officials are reaching out to the public for ideas about a new park planned for the southwestern part of Alamo. Tuesday, 11:03 AM

San Ramon pedestrian improvement project underway
Construction for San Ramon's pedestrian and signal improvement project at four Bollinger Canyon Road intersections is underway and expected to continue through February. Monday, 2:42 PM

Dublin woman killed in I-580 crash
A woman who was killed in a collision on Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore last week has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as 36-year-old Erica Halter of Dublin. Monday, 9:46 PM

Buchanan announces State Senate bid
Former San Ramon Valley assemblywoman Joan Buchanan announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat in the California State Senate, vowing to run a "strictly positive campaign" in the upcoming special election. Sunday, 9:49 PM | 11 comments

 

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