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Primary results set stage for local Congress, Assembly runoffs

San Ramon Valley residents were among the voters who set the stage for federal and state runoffs in November, elected officials...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Samantha Rios, on Jun 7, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 16 comments | 1954 Views

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Scholars honored by local AAUW branch

Ten college women on various academic journeys received scholarships from the Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek branch of the American...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Lynn, on Jun 7, 2014 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens talk about mental health

Adults may remember high school as the best years of their lives, but this isn't the case for many teens. One wrote in this...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by DanvilleDad, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court: Red-light camera evidence presumed authentic

The California Supreme Court made it easier Thursday for prosecutors to use red-light camera evidence against drivers who...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Theft reports top Danville PD call log

The Danville Police Department provides the DanvilleSanRamon Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by spcwt, on Jun 3, 2014 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 632 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville man accused of providing alcohol to underage driver in fatal crash

A Danville man is facing charges a year after a woman he allegedly gave alcohol to while underage killed a Pittsburg man...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 3072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA: No criminal charges in BART officer's friendly fire death

No criminal charges will be filed in the fatal shooting of BART police Sgt. Thomas "Tommy" Smith during a probation search...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 759 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley teen sentenced to prison for cyclist's death

A Pleasanton teen was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison for a crash in Pleasanton last June that killed a bicyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small grass fire doused in Danville

Firefighters put out a small vegetation fire in Danville Thursday afternoon after flames sparked while dry native weeds were...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by JRM, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faria Preserve heading to San Ramon City Council

The proposed Faria Preserve residential development is now expected to come before the San Ramon City Council this summer...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anita, on Jun 1, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 8 comments | 3386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa voters to decide another community college bond measure

Contra Costa County residents will decide next week whether to approve a $450 million bond measure to improve Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by George, on May 31, 2014 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2617 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Salmonella warning issued for drink mixes by Bay Area company

The California Department of Public Health is warning the public not to eat three products from a Novato-based company that...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by J. Lister, on May 30, 2014 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forever families: Maddie's Fund Adoption Days this weekend

Paul and Stacy Brunner first learned about Cookie when she was featured in the Pleasanton Weekly as a "special needs dog"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by dogfather, on May 29, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 2806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County seeks poll workers

Contra Costa County is looking for poll workers for Danville, San Ramon and other county polling places in advance of next...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2014 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alamo man among injured in Isla Vista killing spree

An Alamo resident and college freshman is recovering in a hospital after being struck and seriously injured in a violent...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Kerri (Bock-Willmes) Heusler, on May 28, 2014 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Republicans after 5 Mixer

June 24, 5:30 till &pm Social gathering - EVERYONE WELCOME - This is your chance to come and meet and socialize with other...

Original post made by SRVRWF on May. 27, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

San Ramon author to host signing at Golden View Elementary

Karen Bane, a San Ramon resident and author of [http://karenbane.tateauthor.com/ "Raising Tippy"], will be having a book...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Lynn, on May 27, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 442 Views

RESTAURANTS

Walnut Creek outlaws Styrofoam containers in restaurants, upholds plastic bag ban

Diners at Walnut Creek restaurants will soon stop carting home takeout meals and leftovers in Styrofoam containers or plastic...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Dickita Q, on May 27, 2014 at 9:35 am | 5 comments | 1181 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County focuses on water mitigation measures for Tassajara Valley cemetery

Ahead of public hearings on the environmental impact reportfor a $35 million cemetery proposed for the Tassajara Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Charlie H., on May 27, 2014 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 3039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that school

The San Ramon Valley community is being asked to submit suggestions for the new elementary school's name. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Debora, on May 26, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 22 comments | 1610 Views
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