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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman, 72, killed in hit-and-run

A 72-year-old woman died of her injuries Sunday night after she was struck on Bollinger Canyon Road at Canyon Lakes Drive...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 1709 Views

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BART launches new public safety app

BART on Thursday morning lauched a new app available for Apple and Google Android devices that will enable riders to more...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 30, 2014 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 218 Views

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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 Cholo, on Aug 29, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 2 comments | 488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Windemere Walgreens

I read in today's Contra Costa Times that a developer has applied to build a huge Walgreens at the intersection of Bollinger...

Original post made by Claire on Aug. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 65 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Local, on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 13 comments | 2938 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, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 482 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, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 27 comments | 3814 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, on Aug 27, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 501 Views

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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, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 531 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 465 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1405 Views

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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 | 551 Views

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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 | 2093 Views

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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 | 686 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 | 517 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 | 159 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 | 10460 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. 143 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1046 Views

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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 | 1985 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 21 comments | 1,513 views

My secret identity is revealed!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 977 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 961 views