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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district employees get new contract, one-time bonus

San Ramon Valley Unified School District teachers obtained their first contract since 2008 Tuesday night, leaving the negotiating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elisabeth, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 58 comments | 3480 Views

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Mount Diablo State Park reopens following fire

Mount Diablo State Park reopened to visitors Monday and nearby roads are open with all trails accessible. Park visitors are...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Dan Kibler, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 3480 Views

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SRVUSD board discusses cutting 2 elementary school programs

Nearly three-dozen San Ramon Valley teachers and parents turned out Tuesday night to express their concerns about proposals...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Danna, on Mar 7, 2014 at 7:30 am | 5 comments | 3479 Views

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Residents protest potential columbarium at Danville church

Nearly 60 residents convened at Peace Lutheran Church Monday evening to voice concerns about a potential columbarium at the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Arlene, on May 25, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 42 comments | 3476 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 | 3472 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 | 3470 Views

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Sharing the road

Driving has taken on a whole new dimension now that summer's in full swing. There seem to be cyclists at every turn, whizzing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 10, 2008 at 11:26 pm | 26 comments | 3468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo teen heading 'into thin air'

An 18-year-old from Alamo is hoping to be one of the youngest to ever climb Mount Everest, and his parents are backing him...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susanne, on May 14, 2010 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 3457 Views

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Toll lanes could be coming to I-680 through Danville

Nearly 50 people attended a meeting to learn more about plans to convert parts of HOV lanes on Interstate 680 into toll lanes...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Feb 6, 2014 at 10:30 pm | 17 comments | 3450 Views

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Danville council to select new mayor, honor community contributors

Danville's 32nd annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards event is set to occur next Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 16 comments | 3448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying a priority for SRVUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 42 comments | 3444 Views

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Danville mayor to present 2014 overview

Danville Mayor Robert Storer is set to update the public on the town's plans for 2014 during "Mornings with the Mayor" this...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Paul delcarro, on Jan 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 3442 Views

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Service, 'selfies' rule at chamber awards dinner

The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honored its own for the 29th time Thursday night in its annual "Night of the Stars" event. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Another reader, on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 3441 Views

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Authorities ID Alamo burglary suspect

Authorities announced Monday they have identified the suspect in a recent Alamo home invasion thanks to tips received after...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 3441 Views

AROUND TOWN

SummerHill Homes project moves to next stage of development

In a 5-1 vote, with Commissioner Paul Radich opposing, the Commission approved the Magee Ranch/SummerHill Homes project --a...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nim Beigh, on May 22, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 24 comments | 3439 Views

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Mayor files papers to run for state Assembly

Danville mayor Newell Arnerich filed papers Friday to run for the 16th Assembly District as the second official candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Realist, on Apr 10, 2013 at 6:25 am | 19 comments | 3429 Views

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DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:08 am | 15 comments | 3427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Acceptance-related activities in local high schools?

My daughters attended MV and SRV high schools, and one of many reasons I'm proud of them is that both were involved with...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 16, 2010 at 8:20 am | 33 comments | 3425 Views

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Alameda County candidate drops out of race amid Danville home controversy

Kathleen Knox, a candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller in the June 3 primary, has withdrawn from the race after...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on May 22, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 3424 Views

SPORTS

Aluminum Baseball Bats - Facts/Opinions

A young baseball pitcher, age 16, from Marin Catholic School remains in a critical life threatening coma two weeks after...

Original post made by Reflections on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Debate Over, on May 31, 2010 at 11:30 am | 27 comments | 3422 Views
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