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BART launches new public safety app

BART on Thursday morning lauched a new app available for Apple and Google Android devices that will enable riders to more...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Paul, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 7 Views

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Danville teacher formally charged with child porn possession

A Danville middle school teacher has been formally charged with possessing child pornography after authorities allege he...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 1564 Views

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San Ramon City Hall to break ground next month

The ground-breaking of the long-awaited new San Ramon City Hall building is set for Sept. 9 at Central Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 12 hours ago | 12 comments | 1149 Views

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Danville to appeal ruling in SummerHill Homes lawsuit

The Danville Town Council has voted unanimously to appeal a Contra Costa County judge's recent ruling that the town acted...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Apathy Fighter, 15 hours ago | 66 comments | 4027 Views

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San Ramon Valley students earn National Merit Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced three students from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District as winners...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman, 72, killed in hit-and-run

A 72-year-old woman died of her injuries Sunday night after she was struck on Bollinger Canyon Road at Canyon Lakes Drive...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Derek, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 1590 Views

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Danville, San Ramon collaborating on new entry sign

The town of Danville and city of San Ramon have joint plans to install a new entry sign for drivers coming into Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Derek, 22 hours ago | 5 comments | 456 Views

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Local bike infrastructure bill heads to governor

A proposed new method for communities to help fund bike paths and trails has made its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk by way...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cyclist2, on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:29 am | 8 comments | 391 Views

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Windemere Walgreens

I read in today's Contra Costa Times that a developer has applied to build a huge Walgreens at the intersection of Bollinger...

Original post made by Claire on Aug. 29, 2014
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EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:32 am | 46 comments | 3961 Views

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City: Flyers about San Ramon casino are false

San Ramon city officials have posted a message on the city website denying claims made in a flyer that has been mailed to...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 13 comments | 2444 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville man, teacher arrested for child pornography

Danville resident Mitchell Wolf, 58, a teacher at Diablo Vista Middle School in Danville, was arrested Friday for possession...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 28, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 38 comments | 3555 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Actor Robin Williams dies; made his mark in Danville with 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

Actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his Bay Area home Monday, left his mark in Danville in the early-1990s with the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 84 Views

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Judge rules Danville officials improperly approved housing development

The town of Danville acted improperly during its approval of a proposed residential development in the northeastern part...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by RS, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 27 comments | 3491 Views

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Feinstein calls for earthquake 'Early-Warning System'

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) this week called on the state and federal governments to partner with the private sector...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 27, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 178 Views

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Governor signs cellphone 'kill switch' law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday could make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to prospective thieves...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 319 Views

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San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:15 am | 22 comments | 1877 Views

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New Native American exhibit opens in Danville

A new exhibit, "Native American Life," is now open in Danville for visitors to learn about the indigenous people who inhabited...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 213 Views

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EBMUD water rate increases to take effect

Water rates for Danville and most of San Ramon will increase by 9.5% starting Tuesday (July 1), the last of back-to-back...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by fairness, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:27 am | 16 comments | 1238 Views

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San Ramon author up for national award

San Ramon author and teacher Dana Mentink is a finalist in the romantic suspense category of the American Christian Fiction...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Eileen Hock, on Aug 26, 2014 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 384 Views
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