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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 | 515 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 361 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 | 133 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon couple killed in Lake Tahoe crash

A San Ramon couple was killed in a boat crash on Lake Tahoe early Sunday morning, authorities said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Rhonda, on Aug 23, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 13 comments | 3626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville ranks among state's 'safest cities'

The town of Danville was named the ninth-safest city in the state, according to a security-industry ranking released Monday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Valley Resident, on Aug 22, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 31 comments | 10226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New School Year A Good Opportunity To Discuss Underage Drinking

Helping teens make good choices is as simple as starting a conversation, and back-to-school is an ideal time for parents...

Original post made by Patty Hoyt on Aug. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 116 Views

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2012 ballot measure will ask property owners for $22 fee

Property owners in Danville and San Ramon are going to be asked to pay an extra $22 a year to help protect water in Contra...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Tirtayasa Filterindo, on Aug 22, 2014 at 10:51 am | 27 comments | 994 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville council declares intent to ban plastic bags

Danville could be on its way to banning single-use carryout plastic bags after the Town Council approved a resolution of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tony B., on Aug 22, 2014 at 8:18 am | 14 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

WATER ; NOT THE ISSUE HERE! WHAT DO YOU THINK?

THE ONLY THING THAT TIES ALL THE DAMAGED, DEFORMED,MUTATED,ODD SHAPED,BURNED ON ONE SIDE,BURNED AT THE TOPS,YELLOW LEAVES...

Original post made by steve on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by DirkaDirka, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 132 Views

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Rangerpro

rangerpro should not be sprayed on tree roots...

Original post made by steve on Aug. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 37 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nominate "D": when the commentator becomes the real jornalist

I hope the editors actually read this. This mom comes here to read community news, and occasionally check out a blog entry,...

Original post made by Mominator on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by eddycaster, on Aug 21, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 8 comments | 120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dead birds in Danville, Alamo test positive for West Nile virus

The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District confirmed Friday two dead birds from Danville and Alamo, as well as...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Realer Jukia Porcini, on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 317 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 C. D'Onterio, on Aug 20, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 864 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New credit scoring could help home buyers

The National Association of Realtors this week praised a decision by FICO, the Fair Isaac Corp. credit monitoring agency,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Robin Banks, on Aug 20, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 6 comments | 635 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Manslaughter case against Tri-Valley attorney moves forward

After more than 18 months of delays and legal wrangling, the manslaughter case against a San Ramon lawyer accused of running...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 20, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 18 comments | 2988 Views

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SRVFPD recognized for financial reporting

For the 13th year in a row, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District has received the certificate of achievement for...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Rich McVey, on Aug 20, 2014 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water treatment plant receives award

Zone 7 Water Agency's Del Valle water treatment plant was recently recognized for receiving a "Directors Award of Recognition"...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tirtayasa Filterindo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 146 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water agencies ordered to enforce statewide restrictions

A state agency Thursday ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Xin Han, on Aug 19, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 561 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville resident honored for police volunteerism

Danville police volunteer Paul Cowell has been honored for years of service to the town through the department's Volunteer...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jean Schroeder, on Aug 19, 2014 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 572 Views

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Danville council restricts parking near SRVHS

The Danville Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to restrict parking on Las Barrancas Drive near San Ramon Valley High...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 11 comments | 1653 Views
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