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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alamo teen killed in I-680 crash identified

An 18-year-old San Ramon Valley High School graduate has been identified as the victim in a fatal car crash on Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jayne, on Apr 28, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1587 Views

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Washington man arrested in connection with San Ramon home invasions

A Washington man has been charged in connection with a pair of recent San Ramon home invasions, including one in which a...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 13, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 1280 Views

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Crow Canyon soundwall work set to start

Construction is set to begin this week on the Crow Canyon soundwall project, an effort aimed at mitigating traffic noise...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by jp, on May 8, 2014 at 9:35 am | 24 comments | 1956 Views

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California graduation rate improves, remains below local results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on May 9, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1284 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 | 1688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge reduces prison term for 'Dirty DUI' informant

Christopher Butler -- a former private investigator at the center of an East Bay corruption scandal who later cooperated...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Justice, on May 1, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 1105 Views

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Danville Drug Take-Back Day nets 124 pounds of unwanted pills

Law enforcement officials collected 124 pounds of unwanted medications for safe disposal during a Drug Take-Back Day event...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor appoints local resident to post

An Alamo resident has been appointed deputy superintendent of correctional education at the California Department of Corrections...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by A Reader, on May 2, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 4 comments | 1820 Views

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12 San Ramon Valley campuses named 2014 California Distinguished School

Twelve San Ramon Valley elementary schools have received the 2014 California Distinguished School award, state officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on May 1, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 3626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smartphone anti-theft legislation fails to pass State Senate

Legislation that would require smartphones to come equipped with an anti-theft deterrent known as a "kill switch" failed...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on May 2, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 709 Views

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PG&E meets with Contra Costa supervisors about tree removal plan

Members of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors said Tuesday that they would need more details from PG&E before the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Frankly, on May 2, 2014 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 2264 Views

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EBMUD purchases Sacramento River water

As California's historic drought continues, the East Bay Municipal Utility District is tapping the Sacramento River to help...

Original post made on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on May 5, 2014 at 9:43 am | 3 comments | 993 Views

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San Ramon Valley campuses rank in 'Best High Schools' list

Four San Ramon Valley high schools have ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools" in the nation. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by frankly, on May 8, 2014 at 7:18 am | 12 comments | 3468 Views

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Tri-Valley teen shot, killed in baseball bat attack on police

Oscar Herrera, 18, was shot and killed by a police officer in Dublin Sunday evening after allegedly attacking an officer...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by P-town27, on May 7, 2014 at 7:29 am | 9 comments | 1635 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon commission could make final decision on Faria Preserve

The San Ramon Planning Commission could be close to reaching a decision Tuesday (May 6) on the Faria Preserve residential...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sue, on May 6, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views

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Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale have alleged that they were barred from riding go-karts at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by oh!riley, on May 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 1388 Views

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Alameda County candidate accused of actually living in Danville

Alameda County auditor-controller candidate Kathleen Knox pleaded not guilty Tuesday to six felony counts for allegedly lying...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by mw, on May 12, 2014 at 5:17 am | 8 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville PD to increase school presence after graffiti threats

Danville Police will have an increased presence around town schools on Thursday after graffiti found at or near a pair of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on May 15, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 21 comments | 4447 Views

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School board hears update on culturally responsive teaching effort

The San Ramon Valley school board received an update Tuesday on the district's budding effort to focus on culturally and...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Douglas, on May 13, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 990 Views

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San Ramon Planning Commission OKs Faria Preserve development

The Faria Preserve residential development appears on track to move forward after receiving unanimous support from the San...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Resident of SAN RAMON not Danville, on Jul 30, 2014 at 7:56 am | 31 comments | 4072 Views
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