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Danville mayor, councilwoman file election papers

A pair of Danville Town Council seats are up for election this November, and the two incumbents were the first candidates...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Julia, 30 minutes ago | 7 comments | 437 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Judge: California death penalty system is unconstitutionally cruel

California's death penalty is cruel and unusual punishment because the system is "dysfunctional" and its implementation arbitrary,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council to discuss plastic bag ban

The Danville Town Council will hold a study session Tuesday morning (July 8) to review options on how to establish a plastic...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, 1 hour ago | 71 comments | 1467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four candidates in San Ramon Valley school board race so far

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has three Board of Education seats up for election this fall and so far four...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Really???, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 197 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa unemployment rises 0.2%

Unemployment rates in the Bay Area increased slightly from May to June, bucking a downward trend statewide, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by John Maynard, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TRAFFIX expands bus service to San Ramon Valley High

TRAFFIX will be expanding bus services to include San Ramon Valley High on a one-year trial basis for the upcoming school...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by CWMS Mom, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor signs bill aimed at easing sexual assault victims' access to counseling

A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Friday aims to ease the process for sexual assault victims to receive counseling services. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board names new Cal High principal

San Ramon's California High School has a new principal after the school board voted to appoint Sarah Wondolowski to the head...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Larry C, on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 322 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville council OKs Lawrence Road traffic-safety plan

A new three-way stop sign and raised center median are set to be installed along portions of Danville's Lawrence Road to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Jul 23, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 8 comments | 871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fruit from Costco, Trader Joe's recalled after detection of possibly harmful bacteria

A California packing company is recalling whole fruit sold through Costco, Trader Joe's and other retailers after possibly...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Collins, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 936 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon council to discuss sustainable water use

The San Ramon City Council on Tuesday (July 22) is set to receive a presentation on water use and water management strategies...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Senior Citizen, on Jul 22, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child porn on work computer leads to arrest

San Ramon police arrested a Cub Scout leader at his Danville home this afternoon on suspicion of possessing child pornography. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by sadtruth, on Jul 21, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 72 comments | 10990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dougherty Valley water supplier implements use restrictions

People living and working in the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon face new water restrictions as their water provider works...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Flylooper, on Jul 20, 2014 at 6:22 am | 11 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: San Ramon council continues Faria Preserve hearing

The San Ramon City Council discussed the proposed Faria Preserve residential development for nearly four hours Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 18, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 25 comments | 1776 Views

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Indecent exposure, theft reports lead Danville PD log

The Danville Police Department provides the DanvilleSanRamon Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Morticia, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 932 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor appoints new Contra Costa County judge

Danielle K. Douglas, a San Francisco Democrat and former local prosecutor, was appointed Wednesday to the Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 17, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism, crashes, battery arrests top SRPD call log

The San Ramon Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sherm, on Jul 17, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council meetings on plastic bag ban, Lawrence Road traffic safety

The Danville Town Council has two special meetings this week about a potential plastic bag ban sandwiched around a regular...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dewey Nemours, on Jul 17, 2014 at 8:21 am | 11 comments | 735 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to revisit minutes reflecting nonexistent vote

The San Ramon Valley school board plans to correct recently approved meeting minutes that reflected a procedural vote that...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 16, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 771 Views

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Nomination season begins for local elections

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 4 general election began Monday and continues through Aug. 8, with seats on governing...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 466 Views
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