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Tri-Valley Muslim group to host post-inauguration neighbors panel

Members of the Tri-Valley's Muslim community are joining together to present a neighbors panel the day after Inauguration...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Tom, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 785 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Danville's congressman to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by I. Ronnie Abownds , 17 hours ago | 87 comments | 4389 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks legal professionals as volunteers for high school mock trial program

The Contra Costa County Office of Education is looking for Bay Area legal professionals interested in giving back to the...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by Peter j., on Jan 21, 2017 at 8:04 am | 1 comment | 462 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART announces pilot program for guaranteed parking at Dublin/Pleasanton station

Carpool commuters traveling by BART will have a new option for securing parking at the Dublin/Pleasanton station by the end...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 778 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Valley congressmen receive committee assignments

The San Ramon Valley's two Democratic congressmen, U.S. Reps. Mark DeSaulnier and Eric Swalwell, recently announced their...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2017 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 553 Views

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Hospice East Bay receives $950,000 grant to help expand services

The Hospice of the East Bay announced last week it was awarded a $950,000 grant from the Walnut Creek-based Thomas J. Long...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Mrs. Jackson, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 788 Views

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Urban Sprawl Outside the Voter Approved Urban Limit Line will set precedent for more developments

“Hold the Line” Proposed high-end housing development in the Tassajara Valley would break the County’s Urban Limit...

Original post made by Tassajara Valley Preservation Association on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by peggy, on Jan 19, 2017 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 287 Views

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Danville council approves stringent marijuana regulations

New regulations for marijuana-related activities are set to take effect in Danville next month as part of town officials'...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by 02BKellyG, on Jan 18, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 10 comments | 2258 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Golden State Warriors break ground on new SF arena

The Golden State Warriors broke ground Tuesday on their $1 billion, privately funded San Francisco arena, further cementing...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Scott, on Jan 18, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 463 Views

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Danville: High schooler organizes bone marrow registry drive in mom's honor

With her late mother's memory close in her heart, local teen Ciara Chow is leading a bone marrow registry drive for the public...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jan 18, 2017 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1338 Views

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Alamo Wine & Music Fest this Saturday

The 25th annual Alamo Wine and Music Festival - or Block Party - will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, presented by Alamo Rotary....

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by saria, on Jan 17, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 2587 Views

SPORTS

SRVHS boys lacrosse holding thriller film screening, producer talk

The San Ramon Valley High School boys lacrosse team is hosting a screening of filmmaker Warren Miller's 2016 ski-adventure...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by LAXPLAYER, on Jan 16, 2017 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 759 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County sheriff’s deputy arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy was arrested early Friday morning in Sacramento on suspicion of attempted murder,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Ms. Bunny, on Jan 16, 2017 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1781 Views

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Eshoo introduces bill requiring presidents, candidates to release tax returns

Bay Area Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) introduced a new bill on Thursday that would require presidents and presidential...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 15, 2017 at 10:48 pm | 6 comments | 675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court rules Steinle's parents can sue feds, but not SF or ex-sheriff

The parents of a Pleasanton native who was allegedly fatally shot by an undocumented immigrant in San Francisco in 2015 can...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 3 comments | 922 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

School board candidate profile: Denise Jennison

Danville resident Denise Jennison seeks a second term on the San Ramon Valley school board this fall, running with top goals...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Voter, on Jan 14, 2017 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Valley workshop set on community choice energy

Local government officials in the San Ramon Valley are hosting a public workshop later this month to receive feedback from...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Jan 13, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Joe Gorton named San Ramon's permanent city manager

The San Ramon City Council voted unanimously in closed session Tuesday to appoint police chief Joe Gorton as the permanent...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by mloliver, on Jan 13, 2017 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

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Smart & Final at Green Valley Center

Who the heck approved a Smart & Final going into the Green Valley Center where the Walgreen's was?!? Very disappointing....

Original post made by miSFit on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by terry, on Jan 12, 2017 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 822 Views

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CHP: Danville man dies after crashing truck into empty house

A 77-year-old Danville man died after veering off Interstate 680 and crashing his truck into an unoccupied house in Pleasant...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Kerri, on Jan 11, 2017 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 3603 Views
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ValleyCare closes Livermore thrift store
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The Art of Protest Placards
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