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School board backs Windemere Ranch 'Acceptance Week' LGBT lessons

Dozens of students, parents and teachers turned out last week as the school board hosted an impassioned debate about recent...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by B. Attitude, 14 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRVUSD announces superintendent finalist

Rick Schmitt, a San Diego County schools superintendent, has been selected as the finalist to fill the same position in the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Scott Hale, 22 hours ago | 8 comments | 1038 Views

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Danville hosting Drug Takeback Day event

The Danville Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host a free medication disposal event...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by MrF, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 453 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Ramon seeks applicants for city commissions

The city of San Ramon recently announced openings for boards, committees and commissions positions. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by RobertMason, on Apr 30, 2016 at 3:49 am | 1 comment | 372 Views

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Village Theatre presents new 'Art Tag = Inspire' exhibit

Danville's Village Theatre & Art Gallery is set to host a new exhibit, "Art Tag = Inspire," in which female artists stepped...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by RobertMason, on Apr 30, 2016 at 3:48 am | 1 comment | 457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: All 4 local high schools rank among top 10% in state

Each of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's comprehensive high schools ranked among the 220 best in California,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Skooter, on Apr 29, 2016 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 2345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All-day fundraiser aims to bring in $1 million for East Bay nonprofits

The annual East Bay Gives fundraising blitz will get underway in about a week, aiming to fund 502 regional nonprofits, including...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Joanne Dale, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 460 Views

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San Ramon commission to consider revamped apartment/commercial complex

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to debate Tuesday the latest version of a proposal to add a four-story residential...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 27, 2016 at 11:14 am | 10 comments | 1319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trio indicted for alleged San Ramon Valley sex trafficking operation

Three people were indicted last week by a Contra Costa County grand jury in connection with a 14-year sex trafficking ring...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by MotoJB, on Apr 27, 2016 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Danville nanny arrested after baby abuse caught on video

Danville police arrested a local nanny Monday after her employers allegedly saw her on video hitting and shaking their baby. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 1576 Views

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EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Long term resudent, on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:21 am | 1 comment | 824 Views

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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...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by James Willis, on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:08 am | 10 comments | 2621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cricket anyone?

It's true. Participation in cricket is growing rapidly, with the foundation at the middle school level. And one group in...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2016
Last comment by Rick Jackson, on Apr 25, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman dies after I-680 crash in Danville

A 55-year-old Albany woman died in the hospital after a collision on Interstate 680 in Danville amid rainy conditions Friday...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Renae Wilber, on Apr 25, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 2145 Views

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East Bay Parks bans smoking, drones

East Bay Regional Park District directors have voted to ban smoking and drones and to increase the number of single-track...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Danville Resident, on Apr 25, 2016 at 9:04 am | 2 comments | 662 Views

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SRPD: Pair arrested after weekend carjacking

San Ramon police arrested a local woman and a transient man in connection with a carjacking in the Dougherty Valley early...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by mario, on Apr 24, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents angered over proposed childcare changes

Three San Ramon Valley Unified elementary schools may see changes to on-site childcare providers as the district's Board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Apr 24, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 15 comments | 2390 Views

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18 SRVUSD elementary schools earn state Gold Ribbon awards

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District all but dominated California's Gold Ribbon School program this year, with 18...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Apr 23, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

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Danville council begins rescinding 69-home development approvals

The Danville Town Council has started the court-ordered process of rescinding its prior approvals of a proposed 69-home development...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by J.J., on Apr 22, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 6 comments | 1639 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board holding superintendent interviews

The San Ramon Valley school board is scheduled to interview six candidates vying to become the district's next superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by frankly, on Apr 22, 2016 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 638 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 641 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 483 views