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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 Stop the Bag Ban, 1 hour ago | 69 comments | 1414 Views

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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, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 426 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, 19 hours ago | 3 comments | 342 Views

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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 | 10954 Views

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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 Patty, on Jul 21, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 795 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 Peter Kluget, on Jul 20, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 9 comments | 419 Views

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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 | 2497 Views

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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 | 1691 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 | 912 Views

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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 | 336 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 | 621 Views

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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 | 720 Views

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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 | 755 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 | 448 Views

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Danville council talks potential plastic bag ban

During Tuesday's town council study session, the Danville Town Council expressed interest in creating a resolution of intent...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Darlene, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 662 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lawsuit with Tri-Valley link challenges DOJ suspicious activity reports

Five Californians who claim their innocent activities were wrongfully swept into government reports on alleged potential...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by spcwt, on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 664 Views

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Danville council candidate nomination period begins July 14

Danville residents interested in running for one of the two Town Council positions can receive their nomination paper by...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Treetopper, on Jul 15, 2014 at 8:43 am | 8 comments | 618 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Danville author takes critical look at Catholic Church

Danville author Harry G. Michaels has announced the nationwide release of his newest work, "Reflections on the Pedagogy of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:36 am | 9 comments | 1044 Views

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Full house as San Ramon council debates Faria Preserve

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

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 11, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 14 comments | 1095 Views

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Mayor hopes to keep A's and Raiders in Oakland

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that she still hopes the Raiders football team and the A's baseball team will stay...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Westerner, on Jul 10, 2014 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 233 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Circumstances without Pomp
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adieu for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 18 views