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School board candidate profile: Rachel Hurd

Current San Ramon Valley school board president Rachel Hurd pointed to enhancing student engagement, developing safe and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Rachel Hurd, on Oct 15, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 504 Views

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Danville council candidate profile: Tony Adamich

Downtown shop owner Tony Adamich is challenging for a seat on the Danville Town Council with a platform focused on representing...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by KM, on Oct 15, 2014 at 8:13 am | 16 comments | 1445 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Confused About Movie Reviews?

I appreciate the movie reviews in the DE, but I find myself wondering about the star rating system. I don't see a range associated...

Original post made by Diane on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 14, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 72 Views

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San Ramon seeks feedback on library renovation plan

The San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commission is seeking public feedback on the conceptual plan for renovations to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by RFY, on Oct 14, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 1026 Views

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Column: How to pay less for a new car

Late last year, my wife and I were in the unenviable position of needing to shop for a new car, since the used car lease...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Oct 13, 2014 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walnut Creek man sentenced to five years for investment fraud, loan-funding scheme

A Walnut Creek resident was sentenced to 63 months in prison on Wednesday in connection with a multi-million dollar investment...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school homecoming activities begin Friday

San Ramon Valley Unified high schools will be having their homecoming parades and fireworks shows starting Friday, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by tiki3, on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 627 Views

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Dougherty Valley grad charged with murdering mother, killing dogs

A Dougherty Valley High School graduate was charged with murder Tuesday for allegedly fatally stabbing his 57-year-old mother...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 9, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2398 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon: Former bank executive pleads guilty to conspiracy

A San Ramon man and former bank executive pleaded guilty to conspiracy Tuesday for false and misleading financial reporting...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by irv, on Oct 9, 2014 at 9:13 am | 3 comments | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil for Shelter Pets: Weds evening at CCC Animal Services

Citizens for a No-Kill Contra Costa County will hold a vigil for shelter animals who did not make it out the front door,...

Original post made by The Dogfather on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cat Harthis, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:10 am | 4 comments | 321 Views

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San Ramon to consider new home for Central Park basketball courts

Options for relocation of the Central Park basketball courts in San Ramon are set to be reviewed during a Parks and Community...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Oct 8, 2014 at 9:21 am | 5 comments | 1023 Views

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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 Derek, on Oct 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 1486 Views

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Public reports lead Danville council agenda

Informational presentations by town staff and council members lead the agenda for the Danville Town Council meeting this...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by downtown resident, on Oct 7, 2014 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:11 am | 11 comments | 628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal named Alamo Citizen of the Year

The Rotary Club of Alamo named Alamo Elementary principal Stan Hitomi as the 2014 Alamo Citizen of the Year. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Troy Brown, on Oct 5, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four candidates in San Ramon Valley school board race so far

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has three Board of Education seats up for election this fall and so far four...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 3, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 30 comments | 2833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville tops in hot luxury home market

Luxury home sales and the median sale price in the East Bay continued to rise in August, with sales jumping more than 29%...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Oct 3, 2014 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local wildfire training uses recycled water

Alameda County firefighters went through a wildfire training on Monday and Tuesday at Camp Parks in Dublin. While they were...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 459 Views

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PG&E executives, CPUC official removed after inappropriate emails

Inappropriate email exchanges regarding regulatory proceedings led to the ouster of high-ranking PG&E and California Public...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Larry Bell, on Oct 2, 2014 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 1475 Views

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California enacts statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:36 pm | 11 comments | 1837 Views
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