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Officials say airports are new front in human trafficking

Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said Tuesday that airports are an important new front...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 705 Views

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Water agencies to discuss how to protect local supply

Preserving the local water supply amid statewide drought will remain the primary theme for the governing boards of the water...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 111 Views

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SRVFPD dispatch center receives excellence status

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's 9-1-1 Communications Center has again been named an Emergency Medical Dispatch...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stevie Wonder, on Apr 22, 2014 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 317 Views

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Faria Preserve back before San Ramon Planning Commission

Residents will get another chance to speak about plans to develop a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon, as the city...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 169 Views

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Monte Vista High focuses on safe driving with Every 15 Minutes presentation

Monte Vista High students got a personal glimpse at the potentially traumatic effects of driving while intoxicated last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 680 Views

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City Hall project gets the go-ahead from San Ramon Council

Plans to develop a new city hall adjacent to Central Park received unanimous approval from the San Ramon City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Apr 18, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 10 comments | 1546 Views

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BART fined over fatal crash near Walnut Creek

BART has been fined $210,000 by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health for three safety violations that...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by LMP, on Apr 18, 2014 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 246 Views

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Danville police to host Drug Take-Back Day

Danville residents hoping to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medications will be able to do so next week...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by C, on Apr 17, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 566 Views

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State revenues totaled $6.4 billion in March, controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 184 Views

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IRS renews phone scam warning after receiving 20,000 complaints

The IRS this week renewed its warning last fall about a pervasive phone scam that continues to target people across the U.S. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by George Davidson, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 590 Views

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School board OKs higher developer fees

The San Ramon Valley school board raised residential developer fees Tuesday to support additional or expanded school facilities...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by collins, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 580 Views

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Parking rates rise in downtown Walnut Creek

Parking meter rates in downtown Walnut Creek jumped from $1 to $2 per hour Monday as the city also moves to a seven-day-a-week...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 474 Views

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Man sentenced for killing Contra Costa County jail nurse

An El Cerrito man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the unprovoked killing of a 55-year-old nurse who was treating...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 456 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Acro(nym) Phobia , on Apr 12, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 556 Views

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Union protest planned locally over Postal Service 'privatization'

Unionized workers Wednesday afternoon are planning to protest what they call the privatization of the U.S. Postal Service. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 543 Views

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San Francisco hospital asks recent patients to get tested for HIV

Anyone who was a patient recently at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco may want to get tested for HIV and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments | 517 Views

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Danville real estate agent sentenced for child sexual abuse

A Danville real estate agent will spend 18 years in prison for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1247 Views

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Town council supports new housing development

The Danville Town Council has given its support to a new residential development planned for the southwest part of town....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:54 am | 22 comments | 1657 Views

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Grand jury returns indictment against state senator, 28 others

State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 other defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 546 Views

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School board to discuss new Dougherty Valley elementary campus

The San Ramon Valley school board is set consider proposed findings and determinations about the suitability of the new Dougherty...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by overburdened taxpayer, on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 671 Views
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