DanvilleSanRamon.com http://danvillesanramon.com If it is local and useful, it is on DanvilleSanRamon.com. en-us Copyright 2016 DanvilleSanRamon.com DanvilleSanRamon.com http://DanvilleSanRamon.com/art/top_logo.png http://danvillesanramon.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[San Ramon Valley school enrollment expected to keep climbing]]> The San Ramon Valley school district will continue to see its student population rise for at least the next seven years, according to its newest enrollment projections -- a turnabout from last year's figures, which estimated local school growth would begin to taper off after peaking in 2019.]]> <![CDATA[Overnight construction continues on I-680 express lanes]]> Construction continues on the $49 million express lanes project along Interstate 680 through the San Ramon Valley, with crews this month installing sign foundations and sign posts as well as conducting electrical work.]]> <![CDATA[Ex-local attorney who killed cyclist given felony probation after failing drug test]]> An attorney and former San Ramon resident who killed a bicyclist in a hit-and-run collision in Dublin in 2012 could face up to a year in county jail after a judge Thursday placed him back on felony probation, saying the attorney failed to live up to the terms of his probation and an agreement with the court by testing positive for cocaine.]]> <![CDATA[SRVUSD superintendent Shelton announces retirement]]> Superintendent Mary Shelton has announced she will retire from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District on June 30, capping a 32-year career in education, including the last four leading the valley's public school system.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County implements new Laura's Law program]]> The Contra Costa Health Services' new Laura's Law program to request treatment for people with severe mental illness began taking place this month, county officials announced. ]]> <![CDATA[Toll details released as I-580 express lanes opening nears]]> A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 through Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore will be opened later this month, transportation officials said Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Protestors urge Safeway to adopt 'cage-free' egg policy]]> A group of 30 protestors from a national organization called Mercy for Animals (MFA) lined Pleasanton's Stoneridge Mall Road in front of Safeway headquarters Monday calling on the grocery chain to follow others in adopting a "cage-free" merchandising policy.]]> <![CDATA[Swalwell named vice chair of Democrats' steering committee]]> U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), whose district includes San Ramon, was appointed last week as vice chair of the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, which sets the Democratic policy agenda and nominates Democratic members for committee assignments.]]> <![CDATA[Clarkson delivers San Ramon's State of the City address]]> With new community projects completed and others underway, the city on solid financial ground, high marks on public safety and a new downtown city center on the horizon, life in San Ramon "really has never been better," Mayor Bill Clarkson said during his State of the City address Tuesday. ]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon-based Meridian buys Pasadena medical center for $37.5 million]]> Meridian Property Co., a San Ramon-based developer and owner of medical real estate, recently purchased Cotton Medical Center in Pasadena for $37.5 million, company officials announced. ]]> <![CDATA[SRVUSD, teachers union reach tentative contract agreement]]> The San Ramon Valley school district and its teachers union have signed a tentative agreement that would seem to signal the end of 2015-16 contract negotiations that at times prompted dozens of local teachers to crowd school board meetings demanding a 6% pay raise.]]>