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City: Flyers about San Ramon casino are false

San Ramon city officials have posted a message on the city website denying claims made in a flyer that has been mailed to...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by JT, 0 minutes ago | 12 comments | 2353 Views

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Local bike infrastructure bill heads to governor

A proposed new method for communities to help fund bike paths and trails has made its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk by way...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter, 10 minutes ago | 2 comments | 14 Views

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Danville, San Ramon collaborating on new entry sign

The town of Danville and city of San Ramon have joint plans to install a new entry sign for drivers coming into Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by JT, 22 minutes ago | 1 comment | 29 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Actor Robin Williams dies; made his mark in Danville with 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

Actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his Bay Area home Monday, left his mark in Danville in the early-1990s with the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 27 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge rules Danville officials improperly approved housing development

The town of Danville acted improperly during its approval of a proposed residential development in the northeastern part...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by RS, 9 hours ago | 27 comments | 3462 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Valley students earn National Merit Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced three students from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District as winners...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Senior Citizen, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 83 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 14 hours ago | 41 comments | 3809 Views

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Danville to appeal ruling in SummerHill Homes lawsuit

The Danville Town Council has voted unanimously to appeal a Contra Costa County judge's recent ruling that the town acted...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Apathy fighter, 16 hours ago | 62 comments | 3607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feinstein calls for earthquake 'Early-Warning System'

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) this week called on the state and federal governments to partner with the private sector...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Derek, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville man, teacher arrested for child pornography

Danville resident Mitchell Wolf, 58, a teacher at Diablo Vista Middle School in Danville, was arrested Friday for possession...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Paul Di matto, 20 hours ago | 34 comments | 3341 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor signs cellphone 'kill switch' law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday could make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to prospective thieves...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Herman Glates, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, 24 hours ago | 22 comments | 1804 Views

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New Native American exhibit opens in Danville

A new exhibit, "Native American Life," is now open in Danville for visitors to learn about the indigenous people who inhabited...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 171 Views

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EBMUD water rate increases to take effect

Water rates for Danville and most of San Ramon will increase by 9.5% starting Tuesday (July 1), the last of back-to-back...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by fairness, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:27 am | 16 comments | 1227 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon author up for national award

San Ramon author and teacher Dana Mentink is a finalist in the romantic suspense category of the American Christian Fiction...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Eileen Hock, on Aug 26, 2014 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's rock let's roll

Most if not all of the 55 local guitar students performing in this month's Rock 'n' Roll Recital X have never met the legendary...

Original post made on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Steve Heyer, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 7 comments | 1969 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pittsburg man killed in crash off I-680 in Alamo

A 59-year-old Pittsburg man was killed in a solo car crash on Interstate 680 in Alamo late Sunday night, according to a Contra...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by unknown, on Aug 25, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 474 Views

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San Ramon City Hall to break ground next month

The ground-breaking of the long-awaited new San Ramon City Hall building is set for Sept. 9 at Central Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 25, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 898 Views

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Sunday earthquake largest since Loma Prieta in 1989

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 25, 2014 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 292 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What's going on?

Something is very wrong in America when people immediately cry murder over a beaten police officer’s encounter with a strong...

Original post made by Disgusted on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 24, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 5 comments | 129 Views
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