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San Ramon council to hear update on City Center, Bollinger Canyon widening

The San Ramon City Council is set to receive a report Tuesday night on the status of Sunset Development's City Center Bishop...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Jim, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 571 Views

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Local court officials appeal to state for additional funding

The Contra Costa County Superior Court has joined with 48 other trial courts across California to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jill Q, 3 hours ago | 12 comments | 1370 Views

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Irish spirit: Dublin set to welcome 80,000 revelers for St. Patrick's Day celebration

It's nearly 5,000 miles -- or a roughly 12-hour flight -- between neighboring Dublin, California and its international namesake...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alastair McIver, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 845 Views

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Carlson named SRVUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Family members, friends, colleagues and school officials came together to celebrate the San Ramon Valley school district's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by Adriana, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 934 Views

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Identity thefts, burglaries, drug arrests top Danville cop log

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

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Mar 27, 2017 at 10:43 am | 4 comments | 800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider Day of Silence support resolution

The San Ramon Valley school board on Tuesday is set to discuss approving a resolution for the second year in a row in support...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Mar 27, 2017 at 10:10 am | 25 comments | 1597 Views

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Police think same man robs San Ramon bank for second time

San Ramon police allege a man has robbed the same local bank while armed with a gun for the second time in just over a month. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sam Ramon, on Mar 26, 2017 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 2007 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Signs of the times

When John Deus, 74, takes to the road, he doesn't just keep an eye on the traffic and other hazards. He's also alert for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Kate Lynch, on Mar 24, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 751 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are you ready for the presidential election?

We all like to be fully I nformed, but it takes a lot of time! There is a lot of hypocrisy, exaggeration, double standard,...

Original post made by Marie on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 24, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 31 comments | 547 Views

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Danville town hall to feature federal, state, local legislators

Danville Mayor Renee Morgan is hosting key federal, state and county elected officials as part of a public town hall next...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by B. N. Counner , on Mar 22, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 8 comments | 2207 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State legislators holding bipartisan town hall in San Ramon

The San Ramon Valley’s representatives in the State Legislature, Republican Assemblywoman Catharine Baker and Democrat...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Daniel Wall, on Mar 22, 2017 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 530 Views

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Danville council to weigh raising parking fee for new development downtown

The Danville Town Council is set to consider approving increases Tuesday to fees charged for new development projects in...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by MR P M, on Mar 21, 2017 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 1306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents appeal commission's approval of 150 apartments on Diablo Road

The Danville Town Council is set to weigh in on a proposed 150-apartment complex on Diablo Road just outside downtown after...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by William Roberts, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 7 comments | 3452 Views

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Ex-Pleasanton Unified superintendent was accused of inappropriate conduct before firing

A female PUSD employee accused Rick Rubino of inappropriate behavior less than a month before he was fired as the district’s...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Skooter, on Mar 21, 2017 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 807 Views

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Eroding backyards alarm Pleasanton residents

There are signs of the wet winter visible everywhere in Pleasanton, from the tarps and bulldozers drivers on Interstate 680...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Disgusted , on Mar 20, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD enrollment could hit peak in 2019

After decades of steady growth, the San Ramon Valley school district's student population is on pace to start trending downward...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Judithvut, on Mar 20, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 2650 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board makes employment offer to superintendent candidate

The San Ramon Valley school board voted Tuesday to offer San Diego County school administrator Rick Schmitt the job as the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 18, 2017 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 2079 Views

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Driverless shuttles being tested at Bishop Ranch

Bishop Ranch could be moving that much closer to featuring driverless shuttles. Public and private transportation officials...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 15, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 1849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville recruiting for commission seats

Danville officials are looking for civic-minded residents interested in serving on town commissions or in other positions...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Dusty, on Mar 14, 2017 at 11:37 am | 4 comments | 802 Views

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Danville commission to weigh second-floor addition on downtown building

The Danville Planning Commission on Tuesday will consider a proposal to expand the second floor of a downtown building at...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by west side resident, on Mar 14, 2017 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 1880 Views
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