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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who's who in the school board race?

Three people, including one incumbent, are in the running for two seats on the San Ramon Valley school board up for election...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 7 comments | 2660 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty say current system 'too costly to keep going'

Proponents of a measure on the November ballot that would repeal the death penalty in California said Monday the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by treetopper, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 15 comments | 1038 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Volunteers offer a helping hand for home maintenance

An overgrown yard is no easy task to tame and contractors, gardeners and maintenance can become costly. For those who are...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 707 Views

SPORTS

Calling All Softball Coaches - Final Announcement!

SRVGAL is currently accepting Coaching Applications for the Red, Blue, and White Softball Divisions. Anyone interested in...

Original post made by Steve Renfro on Oct. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family links complicate race for Fire District Board

Five candidates are vying for three seats on the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's Board of Directors. And, according...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Abe, on Oct 28, 2012 at 11:05 am | 17 comments | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon's population skyrockets, according to Census

San Ramon's population surged between 2000 and 2010, growing 61 percent from 44,722 people to 72,148 people, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by SS from a Danville neighborhood., on Oct 26, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 4 comments | 849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop sharply across Bay Area, state

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gerard, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 18 comments | 873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate Bob Nealis accepts $500 from Castle Construction

Candidate Bob Nealis accepts $500 from Castle Construction, owner of Danville Hotel property. The Town of Danville recently...

Original post made by Rocky on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by PQ, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRV students reflect on volunteerism in America

As part of its annual Sept. 11 remembrance, Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley hosted an essay contest for students throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by kstepper, on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville d'Elegance raises thousands for Parkinson's

The Danville d'Elegance Foundation successfully kicked fundraising efforts into high gear this year, raising nearly $400,000...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Doyle receives $750 contribution from Shapell Homes

Why is candidate for Danville Town Council incumbent Mike Doyle accepting a large contribution from major homebuilder SHAPELL...

Original post made by Follow the money on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 24, 2012 at 6:53 am | 30 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville releases draft 2030 general plan which will open all agricultural open space to dense residential development without a public vote!

ATTENTION DANVILLE VOTE: OUR TOWN AND PLANNNG COMMISSION ---INCLUDING CURRENT CANDIDATES FOR COUNCIL NEWELL ARNERICH, MIKE...

Original post made by Danville Council Voter Guide on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Louiaw, on Oct 23, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foxes Guarding the Hen House

From the Sunday CC Times: "It would be the foxes guarding the hen house. San Ramon Valley residents should be alarmed by...

Original post made by Dan on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by jake, on Oct 23, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 1011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Council Candidate Renee Morgan falsely calls herself an architectural designer on the ballot

The following article was in the Contra Costa Times today: "The Danville town council race has gotten red hot, with opponents...

Original post made by Truthful Ballots for Danville on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by concerned voter, on Oct 23, 2012 at 7:51 am | 27 comments | 1417 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harvest Moon 'cluster' featuring more than 8,500 dogs during 5-day show at Fairgrounds

More than 8,500 dogs are on exhibit in dog shows taking place at the Alameda County Fairgrounds this weekend, starting Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cathy K., on Oct 22, 2012 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 906 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CNET founder tops list of delinquent taxpayers

A San Ramon resident is listed as the state's most delinquent taxpayer, according to a list published by the California Franchise...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:45 am | 4 comments | 1347 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise: Bucket lists

This week, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton asked members of the Crow Canyon Country Club about their bucket lists to find out...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 861 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRV Fire Protection District - it's "All In the Family"

I urge all voters in the area served by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District (SRV FPD) to read this article from...

Original post made by C. R. Mudgeon on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Lisa M, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 14 comments | 2049 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Area teens learn the dangers of distracted driving

Drivers may turn a deaf ear to public service announcements and ads about texting while driving or driving under the influence...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jam-packed at Primo's Run

Thousands of residents donned their running shoes for the 29th annual [http://www.primosrun.com Primo's Run for Education]...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by SALLY, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 1318 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,093 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 794 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 605 views