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AROUND TOWN

Sierra Nevada snowpack survey finds more snow than last year

A survey of snowpack in the Sierra Nevada found more snow than last year for this time of winter, but statewide measurements...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 2, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 891 Views

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Financial analyst talks about Medicare

If your 65th birthday is around the corner or you're anxious about Medicare, it's a good time to start focusing on your options. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Louise, on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gale Ranch Middle School wins national video contest

San Ramon's Gale Ranch Middle School has been awarded a portable device that helps treat sudden cardiac arrest as winners...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Jan 2, 2015 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 884 Views

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Group submits petition to repeal Board of Supervisors' pay raise

A recent vote by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to give themselves a 33% pay increase might not go into effect...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Linda, on Jan 8, 2015 at 6:54 am | 6 comments | 1165 Views

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Officials declare fifth straight Spare the Air day

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday (Jan. 6), the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 7, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 485 Views

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Danville woman sworn in as county schools superintendent

Danville resident Karen Sakata took the oath of office as Contra Costa County's new superintendent of schools Monday, becoming...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by grandma, on Jan 7, 2015 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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Boxer won't run for re-election to U.S. Senate

Four-term U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) announced Thursday morning that she will not run for re-election next year. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 12, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 1074 Views

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Police: Woman, 72, injured in Dublin robbery

A 72-year-old woman suffered a large cut to the face Wednesday afternoon during a strong-arm robbery near the West Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Art, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:59 am | 9 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golden Gate Bridge to close this weekend

The Golden Gate Bridge will close this weekend for the installation of a 13,340-foot moveable median barrier to provide a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 9, 2015 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andersen named Board of Supervisors vice chair

Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen, whose district includes the San Ramon Valley, was selected to serve as Board...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jan 10, 2015 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: San Ramon man arrested for marijuana grow operation

A San Ramon man was arrested in connection with a marijuana and hash oil operation after authorities searched a home in the...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Joie, on Jan 10, 2015 at 3:52 am | 1 comment | 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon students depict 'Beauty in Age'

San Ramon welcomed a new art exhibit this month highlighting works by Dougherty Valley High students who drew inspiration...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 10, 2015 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 907 Views

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Danville father, daughter arrested for walk-in bathtub scheme

A father and daughter from Danville were arrested late last week in connection with a 60-count criminal case involving walk-in...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 13, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 3697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brentwood man arrested in Danville armed robbery

A Brentwood man was arrested for allegedly robbing a teen at gunpoint in Danville last week during what was supposed to be...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 22, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 16 comments | 3000 Views

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San Ramon Valley congressmen look ahead to new terms

The San Ramon Valley's congressmen hit the ground running last week, with U.S. Reps. Eric Swalwell and Mark DeSaulnier taking...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Walt Sanders, on Jan 13, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 659 Views

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CoCo supervisors support repealing 33% pay raise

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously indicated support Tuesday for rescinding an ordinance that would...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 14, 2015 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1293 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART delays expected Friday amid planned protest

BART is warning riders that a protest planned at the Montgomery Street BART station during Friday morning's commute could...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 16, 2015 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 977 Views

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SRVUSD offers survey on local accountability plan

The San Ramon Valley school district is seeking public input on its Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) adopted...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jan 21, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 4 comments | 1389 Views

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Nurses' union announces tentative deal with Kaiser

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced Saturday that it has agreed to a tentative contract for...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by grandma, on Jan 19, 2015 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 749 Views

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Burglaries, thefts top DPD call log

The Danville Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Cittizen of Danville, on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 2141 Views
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