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SRVUSD to host Common Core forums next week

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District will host two forums for residents to learn the ins and outs of the new Common...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Ann travers, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:27 am | 3 comments | 763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miss Contra Costa crowned at Cal High

The Miss Contra Costa County competition was held on Oct. 4 at the California High School Theater in San Ramon, with Angela...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1016 Views

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Mother and daughter dead after auto collision on Monday afternoon

The accident occurred around 4:30 p.m., when a vehicle traveling westbound on Sycamore Valley Road collided with another...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Deb, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:38 am | 36 comments | 3307 Views

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School board candidate profile: Rachel Hurd

Current San Ramon Valley school board president Rachel Hurd pointed to enhancing student engagement, developing safe and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Rachel Hurd, on Oct 15, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 756 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Confused About Movie Reviews?

I appreciate the movie reviews in the DE, but I find myself wondering about the star rating system. I don't see a range associated...

Original post made by Diane on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 14, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 91 Views

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San Ramon seeks feedback on library renovation plan

The San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commission is seeking public feedback on the conceptual plan for renovations to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by RFY, on Oct 14, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 2164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walnut Creek man sentenced to five years for investment fraud, loan-funding scheme

A Walnut Creek resident was sentenced to 63 months in prison on Wednesday in connection with a multi-million dollar investment...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school homecoming activities begin Friday

San Ramon Valley Unified high schools will be having their homecoming parades and fireworks shows starting Friday, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by tiki3, on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 794 Views

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Dougherty Valley grad charged with murdering mother, killing dogs

A Dougherty Valley High School graduate was charged with murder Tuesday for allegedly fatally stabbing his 57-year-old mother...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 9, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2553 Views

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Vigil for Shelter Pets: Weds evening at CCC Animal Services

Citizens for a No-Kill Contra Costa County will hold a vigil for shelter animals who did not make it out the front door,...

Original post made by The Dogfather on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cat Harthis, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:10 am | 4 comments | 356 Views

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San Ramon seeks new home for Central Park basketball courts

As the ground breaking of the San Ramon City Hall building draws near, relocation of the basketball courts that currently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 1822 Views

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Public reports lead Danville council agenda

Informational presentations by town staff and council members lead the agenda for the Danville Town Council meeting this...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by downtown resident, on Oct 7, 2014 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 344 Views

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New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:11 am | 11 comments | 916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal named Alamo Citizen of the Year

The Rotary Club of Alamo named Alamo Elementary principal Stan Hitomi as the 2014 Alamo Citizen of the Year. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Troy Brown, on Oct 5, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four candidates in San Ramon Valley school board race so far

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has three Board of Education seats up for election this fall and so far four...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 3, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 30 comments | 3674 Views

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Danville tops in hot luxury home market

Luxury home sales and the median sale price in the East Bay continued to rise in August, with sales jumping more than 29%...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Oct 3, 2014 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 1463 Views

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Local wildfire training uses recycled water

Alameda County firefighters went through a wildfire training on Monday and Tuesday at Camp Parks in Dublin. While they were...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 535 Views

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PG&E executives, CPUC official removed after inappropriate emails

Inappropriate email exchanges regarding regulatory proceedings led to the ouster of high-ranking PG&E and California Public...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Larry Bell, on Oct 2, 2014 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 2146 Views

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California enacts statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:36 pm | 11 comments | 1975 Views

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Danville projects, programs among Morning with Mayor topics

Danville mayor Robert Storer will be meeting with residents this Friday (Sept. 26) as part of the Morning with the Mayor...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 882 Views
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