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Anti-Costco group files petitions for Nov. 8 vote to ban store on Pleasanton site

Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only retail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton filed a...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Reason, on Jun 19, 2016 at 11:10 pm | 5 comments | 1391 Views

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Joan Buchanan Speaks on the Delta Tunnels

Joan Buchanan President, Restore the Delta How Do We Stop the Delta Tunnels? Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45 Dinner ($26) 7:15...

Original post made by San Ramon Valley Democratic Club on Jun. 17, 2016
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Joan Buchanan Speaks on the Delta Tunnels

Joan Buchanan President, Restore the Delta “How Do We Stop the Delta Tunnels?” Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45...

Original post made by San Ramon Valley Democratic Club on Jun. 17, 2016
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville council to discuss license plate readers for police

Danville police chief Steve Simpkins is set to present the Town Council with an update Tuesday on efforts to bring license...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by B, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:00 am | 7 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to review local accountability plan, district budget

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to talk Tuesday about the proposed local accountability plan that outlines goals...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, associate editor, on Jun 16, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1443 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Dublin moving forward on new IKEA store

Dublin city leaders said Monday that they will be moving ahead in the approval process for a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Resident3, on Jun 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Minor gas leak capped in Danville

Crews stopped a gas leak in southern Danville that affected eight to 12 homes Saturday afternoon, a battalion chief with...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 13, 2016 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 731 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville council to consider endorsing county transportation sales tax

The Danville Town Council is set to discuss approving a resolution Tuesday to support a new half-cent sales tax to fund transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by San Ramonian, on Jun 12, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 1128 Views

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Charlotte Wood student wins statewide art contest

Charlotte Wood Middle School eighth-grader Georgia Pressley earned top marks from the California Federation of Women's Clubs,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ms G, on Jun 11, 2016 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRVUSD schools prepare for graduations

San Ramon Valley Unified School District schools are gearing up for graduations this week. The comprehensive high schools...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Tri-Valley Resident, on Jun 10, 2016 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley expands Imagineering education program

The San Ramon Valley Education Foundation will be expanding its Imagineering program this summer with the intent to spark...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ed chiverton, on Jun 9, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1020 Views

AROUND TOWN

to Geoff Gillette, possible africanized bees

Hi Geoff- I am not sure who to address this to, but we saw something rather scary around 3:30 this afternoon (Tuesday,...

Original post made by derek on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Jun 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 560 Views

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Election Night: County supervisor race poised for runoff

The stage is set for a November runoff for the right to represent Blackhawk, Diablo and the rest of District 3 on the Contra...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jayne and John, on Jun 8, 2016 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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SRVUSD recognizes 50+ retirees

It was standing-room-only last week when the San Ramon Valley school board hosted a ceremony to honor the district's 51 retiring...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, associate editor, on Jun 6, 2016 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 2422 Views

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San Ramon celebrates new City Hall

Hundreds were on hand as San Ramon city officials unveiled the new City Hall with a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by John, on Jun 6, 2016 at 8:37 am | 5 comments | 2107 Views

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San Ramon council honors two longtime city employees

The San Ramon City Council joined San Ramon residents Tuesday to recognize two retiring city officials with more than 55...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by NancyF, on Jun 4, 2016 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

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With race tightening, Bernie Sanders rallies crowd during Palo Alto stop

Thousands flocked to Palo Alto to chant, to cheer, to wave signs, and to "feel the Bern" and to experience the rare thrill...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 4, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 715 Views

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Kaitlin's cancer fight officially ends

Every single person is affected by cancer, says survivor Kaitlin Gallagher, 20. Read the full story here http://danvillesanramon.com/news/2016/05/31/kaitlins-cancer-fight-officiall...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Diane, on Jun 3, 2016 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1683 Views

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Drought update, revitalizing redwoods, sidewalk repairs lead council meeting

The San Ramon City Council discussed the local water supply, a plan to revitalize redwood trees and other city landscaping,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by frankly, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1268 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 566 views