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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vallejo couple arrested on suspicion of Danville package thefts

Police arrested a Vallejo couple earlier this week on suspicion of committing package thefts in Danville, police chief Steve...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Resident3, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 4 comments | 2440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Hats off to citizen (turned) journalist

Local news coverage is imperative to the health of a community. When the number of journalists locally and nationally was...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Elana O'Loskey, on Jan 6, 2017 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 690 Views

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Danville hosting free electronics recycling drop-off event

The town of Danville is offering to help people looking to de-clutter their homes or businesses at the start of the new year,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Li, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 2571 Views

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Celebration of life set for former Danville mayor Dick Waldo

Former Danville Town Councilman Richard "Dick" Waldo, who served two terms on the council around the turn of the 21st century,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 2077 Views

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San Ramon: Mayor, 2 councilmen sworn in at festive ceremony

San Ramon welcomed three familiar faces back to the City Council on Tuesday night, with re-elected Mayor Bill Clarkson and...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 4, 2017 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1454 Views

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New traffic safety laws take effect Sunday

The California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of new traffic laws pertaining to cell phone use, driving under the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by JW, on Jan 4, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 2995 Views

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Experts optimistic about drought, despite early reads for weak snowpack

Snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountain range is less than average for this time of year, however recent storms suggest an...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 4, 2017 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 608 Views

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Holiday tree disposal days set for Danville, Alamo, Blackhawk, Diablo

People in Danville, Alamo, Blackhawk and Diablo hoping to dispose of their holiday trees free-of-charge can do so on their...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Jan 3, 2017 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 1975 Views

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Danville officials to debate revamped Diablo Road apartment proposal

The Danville Town Council and other town officials are set to discuss a revised concept for a three-story apartment complex...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by David , on Jan 1, 2017 at 10:21 pm | 18 comments | 3489 Views

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Danville commission to debate second-story addition on downtown building

The Danville Planning Commission is set Tuesday to weigh a downtown landowner's plan to remodel their existing retail building,...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Do something, on Dec 29, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 10 comments | 3125 Views

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Danville: Expansion proposed for downtown Starbucks

Starbucks is looking to expand its coffeehouse in the heart of downtown Danville on Hartz Avenue. The proposal calls for...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Joy, on Dec 28, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 2792 Views

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BART hikes fines for parking illegally at station lots

People caught parking illegally at BART lots around the Bay Area will face stiffer fines in the new year, according to the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by BART Rider, on Dec 28, 2016 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD named to AP Honor Roll for 7th consecutive year

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District again finds itself in elite company nationwide for its high school students’...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 27, 2016 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 2780 Views

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Retired flight attendants deliver furry friends for Hope Hospice patients

Members of the Oakland chapter of Pan Am World Wings International donated bags filled with new stuffed bears and other cuddly...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2016
Last comment by Ronni, on Dec 26, 2016 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 508 Views

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Danville resident accused of robbing Hayward bank

A Danville resident identified by investigators as the suspect in a bank robbery in Hayward last week has been arrested out...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 23, 2016 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 3510 Views

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Authorities: Porsche stolen in Alamo carjacking recovered after crash

A year-old Porsche Boxster stolen from a woman during a carjacking in Alamo on Monday afternoon was recovered by authorities...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Bratwurst, on Dec 22, 2016 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 3432 Views

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Armed carjacking reported in Alamo

Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed carjacking reported at an Alamo shopping center Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 21, 2016 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 3406 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why the Electorial College is Needed

The founding fathers were very wise to create the electoral college. The recent presidential election provided clear reasons...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 21, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 114 Views

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Swalwell meets with troops, diplomats during overseas trip

San Ramon's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) returned last weekend from a congressional trip to Japan and South Korea...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Greg T, on Dec 21, 2016 at 8:12 am | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Danville council to weigh local rules for marijuana activities after Prop 64 passes

The Danville Town Council is set to debate a proposed local ordinance Tuesday to institute new restrictions on marijuana-related...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Johnny, on Dec 20, 2016 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 1830 Views
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ValleyCare closes Livermore thrift store
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The Art of Protest Placards
By John A. Barry | 1 comment | 101 views