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Sue Savod's Lyme log

My forearm muscles hurt, my right hip joint hurts, my swollen left knee hurts, I have brain fog -- I can't remember most...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Tania, on Apr 13, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Security system alerts Alamo homeowners to kitchen fire

Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm kitchen fire in Alamo on Friday morning with a quick response aided by homeowners being...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Skylar Mitchell, on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 2044 Views

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Lyme disease: a real threat in the Tri-Valley

Julie Posey Yorn was healthy and outgoing all her life, a two-time Miss Marin in her single days and later a finalist when...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Madeleine, on Apr 13, 2015 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 3451 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PulsePoint on a National News Broadcast

PulsePoint is a smart phone application that locates CPR-trained people who are close to a cardiac emergency. The application...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Apr. 13, 2015
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Property crime up, traffic collisions down in Danville

Danville saw a single-digit increase in the percentage of property crimes but a double-digit decrease in percentage of traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by louise, on Apr 10, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1525 Views

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Swalwell returns from visit to Iraq

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) -- also a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence -- has returned...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barbie , on Apr 9, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon man withdraws plea in cyclist's death

An attorney from San Ramon who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by dbrower, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 11 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville opens electric vehicle charging station

The town of Danville has opened the first of two public electric vehicle charging stations planned for downtown parking lots. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by dbrower, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solid waste collection changes arrive in San Ramon Valley

Solid waste service is being overhauled in Danville and parts of unincorporated San Ramon Valley this spring. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by dbrower, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 2480 Views

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Danville council to debate Housing Element update

The Danville Town Council is set to consider signing off on the town's proposed Housing Element update Tuesday evening. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Aubrey, on Apr 8, 2015 at 8:41 am | 8 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students advance to Global Finals

A team of elementary students from San Ramon and Castro Valley, known as the Dragons International, is set to travel to Knoxville,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mei, on Apr 7, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 1319 Views

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Man arrested in Danville Library break-in attempt

Police arrested a Dublin man in connection with two burglary incidents Friday night, including one in which he was allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 6, 2015 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 2056 Views

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DSRSD responds to governor's mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a statewide mandatory water use reduction of 25% on Wednesday, but parts of the Tri-Valley are "already...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by frankly, on Apr 6, 2015 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 1149 Views

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Midnight quake rattles San Ramon Valley

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck the San Ramon Valley just after midnight Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kristine, on Apr 6, 2015 at 6:40 am | 2 comments | 1402 Views

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Persian New Year celebrated in San Ramon Valley

Persian music, dance and authentic food were experienced in Alamo last weekend during "Nowruz," a celebration of Persian...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Shahin T, on Apr 4, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 5 comments | 2272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local fifth-graders earn World Finals spot

A team of fifth-grade students from San Ramon's Golden View Elementary School are heading to the "Odyssey of the Mind" World...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Sunil, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 1558 Views

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BART opens crossover tracks near Walnut Creek

A new set of BART crossover tracks opened near Walnut Creek on Wednesday as part of a project expected to bring more train...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 2, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 689 Views

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An earthquake again?

I just read there was a 3.6 earthquake here about half an hour ago. I didn't feel anything, but one of my cats tore around...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 2, 2015 at 12:32 am | 1 comment | 113 Views

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Tri-Valley woman highlights problem that is widespread but unknown

Jillian Corsie, a Tri-Valley native, was in middle school when she noticed that a good friend of hers didn't have any eyebrows...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by William, on Apr 1, 2015 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 2718 Views

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Counties finalize State Senate special primary results

Election officials in Contra Costa and Alameda counties have finalized their results from this month's special primary for...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Harry S. , on Mar 31, 2015 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 955 Views
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