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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alamo man's jail death deemed suicide

A jury has ruled that a 24-year-old Alamo man who died while in custody at the county jail in Martinez last March committed...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1237 Views

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Danville council to consider zoning text amendments

The Danville Town Council will consider proposed ordinances to change multiple town municipal code sections related to zoning...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1055 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 | 3892 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Authorities arrest Alamo burglary suspect

A man accused of committing recent home burglaries in Alamo is now in jail custody after authorities arrested him in Orinda...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 2500 Views

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New law requires drivers to give cyclists 3-foot buffer

While cars passing bicyclists always had to give them a safe distance, California has now defined that distance as three...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 2789 Views

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Swalwell bill would ban penalties on online business critics

A proposed bill introduced this week by Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) would make it illegal for businesses to penalize...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by C, on Sep 20, 2014 at 8:05 am | 7 comments | 1404 Views

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Danville council supports zoning text amendments

The Danville Town Council indicated support Tuesday for eight proposed zoning text amendments to modify language in the housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Whistleblower, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecutors file lewd-act charges against ex-Cal High coach

Prosecutors have charged a former San Ramon high school wrestling coach and church youth group leader with 20 felony counts...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 10 comments | 3805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor signs Buchanan's 'Pink Ribbon Plate' bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed an Assembly bill that authorizes the creation of a Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness specialty...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Sep 22, 2014 at 10:57 pm | 4 comments | 1299 Views

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San Ramon council to make final Faria Preserve decision

The San Ramon City Council is set to make its final decision on the proposed Faria Preserve development two weeks after indicating...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by LT Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 15 comments | 1153 Views

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DSRSD board supports $7.545 billion state water bond

The Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) board of directors has endorsed a $7.545 billion water bond that will appear...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by informed voter, on Sep 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 999 Views

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Concrete spill in San Ramon causes I-680 delays Tuesday

All northbound lanes of Interstate 680 in San Ramon were reopened late Tuesday morning, roughly three hours after they were...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Neanderthal, on Sep 24, 2014 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views

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San Ramon council OKs Faria Preserve development

The San Ramon City Council upheld the planning commission's approval of the proposed Faria Preserve residential development...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bob P, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:15 am | 8 comments | 1995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville projects, programs among Morning with Mayor topics

Danville mayor Robert Storer will be meeting with residents this Friday (Sept. 26) as part of the Morning with the Mayor...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

DSRSD: Customers reduce water usage by 30%

Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) customers have used 30% less potable water than in the same period last year in...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Treetopper, on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

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New law aims to reduce uninsured drivers in California

More low-income Californians will now have the opportunity to purchase affordable automobile insurance. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Jo-Ann Jacobson, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD sees 98% exit exam pass rate

San Ramon Valley Unified sophomores have continued to excel in the English and math portions on the California High School...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1015 Views

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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 | 1331 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 | 2578 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 | 9945 Views
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