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Update: Second hiker reports being hit on trail near Danville

The investigation continues into a crash involving bicyclists and hikers in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness near Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by JT, on Jun 24, 2015 at 10:52 am | 7 comments | 3237 Views


Danville congressman co-authors bill to protect whistleblowers

A bill that would provide federal whistleblowing protections to offshore oil workers was introduced to the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Jun 24, 2015 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 946 Views


Man killed in highway shooting worked at San Ramon restaurant

Friends and coworkers of a young father who was shot and killed Saturday on Highway 4 in unincorporated Pittsburg are reeling...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Louise, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 2897 Views


State court: Cities can require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 22, 2015 at 11:59 am | 16 comments | 1217 Views


DPD releases scene photo in memorial graffiti case

Danville police have released a photograph taken near Oak Hill Park last week in the early morning hours before graffiti...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Julia's Husband, on Jun 22, 2015 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 3252 Views


Tri-Valley firehouse lightbulb has been on duty 24/7 since 1901

In 1901, an incandescent lightbulb was installed in a Tri-Valley firehouse to light the equipment, and it has burned on for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Wow., on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1733 Views


San Ramon seeks input about solid waste services

Two online surveys are open now until September for San Ramon residents and businesses to provide feedback about the current...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Vicki, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1518 Views


Cross-country cancer awareness bike trip stops in Danville

Cyclist Eric McIntyre stopped in Danville last week during his 110-day biking tour throughout the country to raise awareness...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 17, 2015 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1041 Views


Danville Library to host 'Jewel City' author

The Danville Library is set to present author Laura Ackley this week to share stories of the Panama Pacific International...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 17, 2015 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 969 Views


FBI seeks info in Alamo fiber optic cable vandalism

The FBI is asking for help in finding the people responsible for vandalizing buried fiber optic cables at 10 locations in...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jun 16, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 2660 Views


Opponents criticize potential school calendar change

A group of San Ramon Valley parents turned out to the school board meeting last week to voice their displeasure with the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Douglas, on Jun 16, 2015 at 9:54 am | 14 comments | 3042 Views


San Ramon woman surprised with PG&E scholarship

A San Ramon woman attending Diablo Valley College received a surprise annual scholarship from PG&E last Monday as part of...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jun 15, 2015 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 2251 Views


Graduations set in San Ramon Valley

The San Ramon Valley's four comprehensive high schools are set to hold their graduation ceremonies this Friday evening at...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jillian V., on Jun 14, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 4 comments | 1781 Views


EBMUD board OKs 25% temporary surcharge

The East Bay Municipal Utility District's board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a $1.8 billion budget for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ghost of Muir, on Jun 12, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 2738 Views


Deeply Saddened by Teacher Movements at Bollinger Elementary

I am incredibly saddened by the teacher movements that are going on at Bollinger Elementary. My daughter thrived this year...

Original post made by Deeply Saddened on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Which teacher?, on Jun 12, 2015 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 181 Views


School board talks calendar change

The San Ramon Valley school board learned new details Tuesday about an early draft calendar for the 2016-17 school year that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 12, 2015 at 7:19 am | 57 comments | 3184 Views


Baker hosts open house at new San Ramon office

Tri-Valley Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) publicly welcomed the community to her new district office in San...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Roxanne Lindsay, on Jun 11, 2015 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 933 Views


Danville council to talk downtown parking, smoking regulations

The downtown parking supply, stricter rules for secondhand smoke exposure and the Walnut Creek watershed are the main talking...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by old time resident, on Jun 10, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 1196 Views


SRPD arrests 3 after home break-in

San Ramon police arrested three people in connection with a residential break-in reported in the southern part of the city...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by frankly, on Jun 8, 2015 at 6:28 am | 4 comments | 2301 Views


DSRSD awards $4.28 million recycled water pipeline contract

The Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) awarded Tuesday night Oakland-based construction firm McGuire and Hester a...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Ron, on Jun 5, 2015 at 8:56 am | 3 comments | 1064 Views
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