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CoCo court expands interpreter services

A newly implemented state law has resulted in the Contra Costa County Superior Court expanding language interpreter services...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Wes Davidson, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:29 am | 6 comments | 228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board incumbents poised for new terms; challenger concedes

The San Ramon Valley school board appears on its way to seeing three current board members return to the dais, if the voting...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Janey, on Nov 16, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 620 Views

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Turkey-toting big-rig tips on San Ramon off-ramp

A big-rig loaded with thousands of frozen turkeys overturned along the Alcosta Boulevard off-ramp to southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 15, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 8 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRVHS girls' water polo promotes prostate cancer awareness

The players on Danville's San Ramon Valley High girls' varsity water polo team were focusing on something more than their...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 14, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 580 Views

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Stepper, Storer claim re-election to Danville council

Danville voters have again placed their support in Town Council incumbents, re-electing Karen Stepper and Robert Storer by...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by SR Resident, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 18 comments | 1081 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Dad helps ease school registration

From the comfort of their own home or even from their hotel room on a family vacation, some Pleasanton school parents were...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Nov 14, 2014 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 655 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Manslaughter case against Tri-Valley attorney moves forward

After more than 18 months of delays and legal wrangling, the manslaughter case against a San Ramon lawyer accused of running...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:24 am | 21 comments | 3310 Views

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Incumbents thrive in local races on Election Night

Incumbent success was the theme for the Danville Town Council and San Ramon Valley school board races, according to unofficial...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:21 am | 17 comments | 2070 Views

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County supervisors give themselves pay raise

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday afternoon to give themselves a $32,000 raise, despite vocal opposition...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:19 am | 25 comments | 2186 Views

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DSRSD rewards customers for low summer water use

The Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) is issuing a $10 "Wise Water User Credit" on the next water bill of 1,078...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 278 Views

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Danville's bond rating upgraded

Moody's Investors Service, a bond credit-rating business, announced last week that the town of Danville's bond rating would...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ramon, on Nov 13, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 78 Views

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County releases updated election results

Contra Costa County election officials released updated ballot results Friday afternoon, with no changes to the winning placements...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SR Resident, on Nov 13, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 1042 Views

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No News Is No News

The Contra Costa Times is trying to be all things to all people but they are failing and flailing. Case in point: The...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Nov. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 32 Views

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Baker leads Sbranti in tight State Assembly contest

Despite convincing results in most election contests Tuesday, the victor in the 16th State Assembly District race is still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 13, 2014 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 466 Views

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State's revenue for October hits $6 billion, beats estimates by 12.3%

Total revenues for October, the fourth month of fiscal year 2014-15, totaled $6 billion, coming in above Budget Act estimates...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Nov 13, 2014 at 7:44 am | 2 comments | 278 Views

SPORTS

Diablo Water Polo Club Wins TYR Champions Cup

Lewisville, TX - November 9 - The 2014 TYR Champions Cup (14 and under division) concluded on Sunday at the Lewisville ISD...

Original post made by Eric Miller on Nov. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 81 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year round school calendar?

Hello. We are new to the area and came from a school district with a year-round school calendar. I see Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Danville Parent, on Nov 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 13 comments | 1119 Views

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San Ramon council to discuss Iron Horse Trail overcrossings

The San Ramon City Council is set to receive an update Tuesday (Oct. 28) about the proposed overcrossings project for the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 12, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 18 comments | 995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after leading SRPD on chase, crashing into patrol car

San Ramon police arrested a San Jose woman on an assortment of charges early Sunday morning after she allegedly led officers...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 12, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 10 comments | 1619 Views

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San Ramon's Faria Preserve approval remains unchallenged

The city of San Ramon will not face legal challenges under state environmental law for its approval of the Faria Preserve...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by L.T. Resident, on Nov 12, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 444 Views
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Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 801 views

Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 695 views