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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...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 77 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Tom Cushing, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 117 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 29, 2014 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 346 Views

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New law requires drivers to give cyclists 3-foot buffer

While cars passing bicyclists always had to give them a safe distance, California has now defined that distance as three...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 2023 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bob P, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:15 am | 8 comments | 988 Views

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San Ramon council to make final Faria Preserve decision

The San Ramon City Council is set to make its final decision on the proposed Faria Preserve development two weeks after indicating...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by LT Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 15 comments | 626 Views

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DSRSD board supports $7.545 billion state water bond

The Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) board of directors has endorsed a $7.545 billion water bond that will appear...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by informed voter, on Sep 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 462 Views

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Concrete spill in San Ramon causes I-680 delays Tuesday

All northbound lanes of Interstate 680 in San Ramon were reopened late Tuesday morning, roughly three hours after they were...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Neanderthal, on Sep 24, 2014 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 544 Views

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Faria Preserve receives San Ramon council support

The proposed 740-home Faria Preserve residential development received the support of the San Ramon City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:47 am | 43 comments | 1857 Views

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PG&E executives, CPUC official removed after inappropriate emails

Inappropriate email exchanges regarding regulatory proceedings led to the ouster of high-ranking PG&E and California Public...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by John Spitters, on Sep 22, 2014 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1098 Views

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Manslaughter case against Tri-Valley attorney moves forward

After more than 18 months of delays and legal wrangling, the manslaughter case against a San Ramon lawyer accused of running...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by sr resident, on Sep 21, 2014 at 2:44 am | 19 comments | 3110 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by C, on Sep 20, 2014 at 8:05 am | 7 comments | 767 Views

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Danville adds to SummerHill Homes suit appeal

The Danville Town Council has decided to appeal a second component of a recent court ruling against the town in a lawsuit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Flabbergasted, on Sep 19, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 26 comments | 1580 Views

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Danville council supports zoning text amendments

The Danville Town Council indicated support Tuesday for eight proposed zoning text amendments to modify language in the housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Whistleblower, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 490 Views

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Walgreens proposal heads to San Ramon Planning Commission

The San Ramon Planning Commission on Tuesday (Sept. 2) will hold a public hearing about a new Walgreens proposed for the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by WindermereRes, on Sep 18, 2014 at 9:55 am | 19 comments | 1737 Views

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Danville council to consider zoning text amendments

The Danville Town Council will consider proposed ordinances to change multiple town municipal code sections related to zoning...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 632 Views

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UPDATE: San Ramon council supports Faria Preserve development

San Ramon appears set to receive a new 740-home development, as the City Council has voiced its support for the Faria Preserve...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 15, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 799 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 jackman, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 12 comments | 2254 Views

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CHP seeks woman accused of killing Alamo bicyclist in March

The California Highway Patrol is asking the public to help find a driver who is believed to have struck and killed Alamo...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 2634 Views

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Remembering Sept. 11

"The air was extraordinarily crisp and clear, and the sky unusually blue when I emerged from the subway station on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dr. Kincaid, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 211 Views
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