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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 1110 Views

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DPD arrests transient in Pleasanton robbery

Danville police have made an arrest connected to a Home Depot robbery in Pleasanton earlier this month, nabbing transient...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Izzy, on Mar 20, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 937 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cushing gets it wrong again

This post has been removed by the publisher because it violates our terms of use, and it is a personal attack on a blogger...

Original post made by DirkaDirka on Mar. 19, 2015
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Magee brand collection located

When posed a challenge, the residents of Danville know how to deliver and proved it to the Danville Weekly. In the Sept....

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Robert H., on Mar 19, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1017 Views

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School board honors Teachers of the Year

The San Ramon Valley school board recognized the district's 2015-16 Teachers of the Year at a ceremony last week, with dozens...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Phyllis Roach, on Mar 18, 2015 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD parts with John Baldwin teacher over parent objections

Nearly 20 parents turned out to the San Ramon Valley school board meeting Tuesday night to support a probationary teacher...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by kd, on Mar 17, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 31 comments | 5189 Views

AROUND TOWN

DVHS student wins $75,000 in national science competition

A Dougherty Valley High School senior was chosen as one of three second-place finishers awarded $75,000 in the Intel Science...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bea, on Mar 17, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 4 comments | 1545 Views

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State Senate special election preview

The stage is set for Tuesday's special primary election that could decide the new state senator for District 7, which covers...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 17, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 1130 Views

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San Ramon council supports creating new tourism district

The San Ramon City Council gave its support Tuesday to developing a new San Ramon-focused tourism district and separating...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident , on Mar 16, 2015 at 6:16 am | 11 comments | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents give surprise gift to Danville Costco greeter battling cancer

Arlie Smith's is the first face many customers see when they enter Costco in Danville and his voice the last many will hear...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 15, 2015 at 11:53 am | 20 comments | 3320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville transient wanted in Pleasanton store theft

Police have arrested a Walnut Creek woman and are searching for a Danville transient in connection with robbery at Home Depot...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 14, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views

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EBMUD teaming with local stores on water leak awareness

With drought conditions persisting across California, the East Bay Municipal Utility District is partnering with hardware...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 938 Views

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DSRSD seeks supplemental water supplies

Water agencies in the East Bay and Sacramento Valley plan to voluntarily transfer 1,500 acre-feet (AF) of water (488,776,500...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 464 Views

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Danville to host plastic bag ban info sessions

The town of Danville has set a pair of informational sessions during the next month aiming to help local business owners...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:17 am | 8 comments | 1008 Views

SPORTS

MVHS wins second straight sectional title

The Monte Vista Mustangs repeated as North Coast Section (NCS) Division 1 boys basketball champions with a nail-biting 50-49...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 7 comments | 1192 Views

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State unemployment down to 6.9%

California's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9% in January as the number of people unemployed dropped by 31,000 from the previous...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Margaret H., on Mar 11, 2015 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 342 Views

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Council to debate new San Ramon Tourism District

The San Ramon City Council on Tuesday is set to discuss the prospect of pursuing a new San Ramon-specific tourism district...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Nicole, on Mar 10, 2015 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 787 Views

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Dublin breaks ground on new water park

The city of Dublin broke ground on a $33 million water park known as the Emerald Glen Recreation and Aquatic Complex on Friday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 10, 2015 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 1020 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of abused teen files claim against SRVUSD

A claim has been filed against the San Ramon Valley school district on behalf of a teen identified as a victim of the former...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Realist, on Mar 8, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 2872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alamo school principal stepping down

Stone Valley Middle School principal Shaun McElroy is resigning this month after 13-plus years leading the Alamo campus in...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by IncomingMiddleSchoolParent, on Mar 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 35 comments | 5418 Views
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