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Danville moves closer to plastic bag ban

The town of Danville is on track to implementing a ban on single-use carryout plastic bags after the town council expressed...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Long Term Resident, 6 hours ago | 22 comments | 958 Views

AROUND TOWN

New San Ramon City Center design debuts

Dozens filed in to a Dougherty Valley theater Tuesday night for the unveiling of the new San Ramon City Center design, gazing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Zane Truesdale, 7 hours ago | 24 comments | 3694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three years later: Tragic tale of greed and murder ends with son's conviction

The case has all the elements of a made-for-TV movie: greed, lust, brutality and a man whose lack of emotion made him the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Longtime Resident, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 1527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three SVMS students taken to hospital after science class evacuation

Three students from Alamo's Stone Valley Middle School were taken to area hospitals as a precaution after reporting they...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Derek, 13 hours ago | 5 comments | 1079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County unions seek referendum to overturn Board of Supervisors' pay raise

Contra Costa County public employees unions have started to gather signatures for a referendum to overturn the county Board...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by frankly, 18 hours ago | 8 comments | 543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swalwell chosen as House Democratic regional whip

San Ramon's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) was selected by his Democratic colleagues Friday to become a regional whip...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by jsandresen1, on Nov 20, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 8 comments | 667 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DPD releases video of restaurant break-in

Danville police have released surveillance footage of a recent break-in at Los Panchos restaurant in the hopes of catching...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tired of the whining, on Nov 20, 2014 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Hero: Alamo teen's fashion philanthropy

Alamo teen Riley Glasson helps provide a sense of confidence and optimism for her peers through the organization she manages...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Shalini, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 289 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon council, commission to meet on Housing Element update

San Ramon's proposed General Plan amendment and Housing Element update are set as the main discussion topics during a joint...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 3 comments | 152 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville Youth Council collects toys, supplies for in-need children

Members of Danville's Youth Council are striving to bring a little more joy to children in need around the world this holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 19, 2014 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 255 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo school field to close for winter renovations

The Alamo Elementary School field will close Dec. 1 for a winter moratorium to allow for restoration work and rest before...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Nov 19, 2014 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 263 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ex-colleague testifies in conspiracy trial of SFPD officer from Danville

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury Tuesday of several incidents in 2009 in which he alleged two other...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 19, 2014 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 418 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Plastic bag ban back before Danville council

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday (Nov. 18) is set to continue its discussion on a local ordinance to ban single-use carryout...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by cyclist2, on Nov 19, 2014 at 8:38 am | 8 comments | 683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wonderful Male Au Pair Available Now!

Do you have busy children and need someone that can keep up? Benjamin is a wonderful au pair from Mexico and has been...

Original post made by Nicole Biondi on Nov. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 24 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California ranks 48th best (or 3rd worst) on business taxes

California has the 48th best (or third worst) tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 18, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to debate bargaining topics with teachers union

The San Ramon Valley school board Tuesday (Nov. 18) is set to consider signing off on initial bargaining items for negotiations...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Xin Han, on Nov 18, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville to host downtown development info session

A public informational session about three new developments in downtown Danville is set for Wednesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 18, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 6 comments | 1019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-CHP officer accused of stealing nude photos pleads not guilty

A former California Highway Patrol officer accused of stealing more than half a dozen explicit photos from female DUI suspects'...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Running Scared, on Nov 18, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo: Found German Shepherd and Young White Dog

Sunday AM on the east side, near Livorna and Miranda. No collars, dammit -- we're checking for microchips, but seems unlikely,...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 45 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon man inducted into Arizona Sports Hall of Fame

San Ramon resident and former University of Arizona track and field star James Frazier was inducted into his alma mater's...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Diane Frazier, on Nov 17, 2014 at 6:39 pm | 3 comments | 877 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,505 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,210 views