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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, 24 minutes ago | 2 comments | 33 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 Carl Lee Hailey, 52 minutes ago | 12 comments | 462 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 local resident, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 186 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, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 100 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, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 23 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, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 237 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, 22 hours ago | 8 comments | 856 Views

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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, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:23 am | 69 comments | 1432 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, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 802 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 | 382 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 | 10970 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 | 2499 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 | 1749 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 | 924 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 | 347 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 | 643 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 | 729 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 | 760 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 | 462 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 | 673 Views
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