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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to debate solar bond sale

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to discuss Tuesday how to go about selling a series of tax-credit bonds to help...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 11, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 5 comments | 1123 Views

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Assembly committee votes down Baker's bill to prevent BART strikes

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker's initial attempt to halt future BART strikes in their tracks failed last week when Assembly...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by TSE, on Jan 11, 2016 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 1344 Views

SPORTS

Local teen figure skater takes gold, Pacific Coast crown

Sierra Venetta, a freshman at Danville's Monte Vista High School, earned a gold medal and the 2015 Pacific Coast Sectional...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2016
Last comment by Kierstyn , on Jan 10, 2016 at 8:12 pm | 1 comment | 1967 Views

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Museum to highlight 'Historic Icons of the San Ramon Valley'

The Museum of the San Ramon Valley is set to highlight five historic local buildings in a month-long exhibit opening in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Bunny, on Jan 7, 2016 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Personnel file: Danville home project earns landscape contractor award

A Livermore-based landscaping company was recently awarded with a trade association's Best of Show honor for its work on...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Debora, on Jan 7, 2016 at 8:00 am | 5 comments | 3661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD hires four new principals

The San Ramon Valley school board named new principals at all three school levels and paved the way for two additional principal...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2016 at 11:47 pm | 16 comments | 7358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville explores crime prevention with license plate recognition cameras

Danville police are looking into a new strategy to help deter potential crimes and solve those committed: license plate recognition...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by David, on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:50 am | 33 comments | 2863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deputies seek help identifying Alamo gas station robbers

Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help identifying two men who robbed a gas station and...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by ohriley, on Jan 5, 2016 at 8:44 am | 3 comments | 3234 Views

RESTAURANTS

Los Cerros earns digital citizenship honor

Los Cerros Middle School has been singled out as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School by a national nonprofit...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by thomaswhite544, on Jan 4, 2016 at 11:00 pm | 1 comment | 895 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART fares set for 3.4% increase

BART passengers can expect to pay more for a ride in 2016 as fares are set to increase around 3.4% starting Friday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Long term resident, on Dec 31, 2015 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin cop suffers broken leg in crash with fleeing car

A Dublin police officer suffered a broken leg when a car fleeing California Highway Patrol officers hit his motorcycle Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Danville mom, on Dec 31, 2015 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 806 Views

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House passes Swalwell's terrorism-tracking bill

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill co-sponsored by local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) that calls...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Dec 29, 2015 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1054 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. 24, 2015
Last comment by Bunny, on Dec 24, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

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I-680 northbound ranked 5th most congested Bay Area commute

A list of the Bay Area's top 10 most congested freeway commutes in 2014 was released Thursday by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Danny, on Dec 24, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts calendar change

San Ramon Valley schools will end their first semester before winter break starting next school year after the school board...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Louie, on Dec 24, 2015 at 10:14 am | 13 comments | 4661 Views

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Redwoods coming off town's protected tree list

Recent questions concerning Danville's tree ordinance have prompted the Town Council to begin the process of revamping the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scott Sussman, on Dec 23, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 10 comments | 5854 Views

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East Bay real estate broker charged in mortgage scheme

An East Bay real estate broker faces charges in connection with an elaborate scheme to defraud homeowners and mortgage holders,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Dec 23, 2015 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 2684 Views

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Danville town offices set for week-long furlough

Danville town offices will close between Christmas Day and New Year's Day for a mandatory furlough, limiting people's access...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Dec 23, 2015 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 1058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD teachers push for new raise

Dozens of San Ramon Valley teachers packed the school board meeting Tuesday night to show support for their union amid contract...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by Sharon , on Dec 22, 2015 at 2:41 pm | 9 comments | 2567 Views

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Danville garbage rates set to rise

Fees for solid waste and recycling services in Danville are expected to go up next year after the Town Council unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 20, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1450 Views
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