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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville student wins National Speech and Debate title

Recent Monte Vista High graduate Brian Yu won the title in the United States Extemporaneous Speaking category at the National...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Danville Mom, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Intruders party in Tri-Valley home, take vacationing owners' bacon, liquor, jewelry

A Tri-Valley family had an unwelcome surprise waiting for them Tuesday when they returned home from vacation to find their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Leslie, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 2437 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to talk homework policy, LCAP, budget

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to weigh approval of proposed changes to the district's homework rules during its...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Justin, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 1334 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fried in Greece

Problems in Greece. Looks like they're going to run out of other people's money......

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jun. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 12 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caught white-handed

Danville police arrested two brothers on suspicion of selling cocaine near Blackhawk last week. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by The Snitch , on Jun 26, 2015 at 9:59 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

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Save Mount Diablo acquires new wildlife oasis

Local environmental nonprofit Save Mount Diablo recently announced it has acquired another wildlife oasis called Hanson Hills...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by JT, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 916 Views

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San Ramon council talks water conservation

The city of San Ramon and its Dougherty Valley residents are showing exemplary water conservation performance so far during...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by frankly, on Jun 25, 2015 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Update: Second hiker reports being hit on trail near Danville

The investigation continues into a crash involving bicyclists and hikers in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness near Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by JT, on Jun 24, 2015 at 10:52 am | 7 comments | 2853 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Danville congressman co-authors bill to protect whistleblowers

A bill that would provide federal whistleblowing protections to offshore oil workers was introduced to the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Jun 24, 2015 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 691 Views

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Man killed in highway shooting worked at San Ramon restaurant

Friends and coworkers of a young father who was shot and killed Saturday on Highway 4 in unincorporated Pittsburg are reeling...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Louise, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

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State court: Cities can require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 22, 2015 at 11:59 am | 16 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

DPD releases scene photo in memorial graffiti case

Danville police have released a photograph taken near Oak Hill Park last week in the early morning hours before graffiti...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Julia's Husband, on Jun 22, 2015 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 2582 Views

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Hiker injured in crash with cyclist on trail near Danville

A hiker in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness near Danville was injured Wednesday morning in a collision with a bicyclist,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sponge Bob Roundpants, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:48 am | 27 comments | 3427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley firehouse lightbulb has been on duty 24/7 since 1901

In 1901, an incandescent lightbulb was installed in a Tri-Valley firehouse to light the equipment, and it has burned on for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Wow., on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

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San Ramon seeks input about solid waste services

Two online surveys are open now until September for San Ramon residents and businesses to provide feedback about the current...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Vicki, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cross-country cancer awareness bike trip stops in Danville

Cyclist Eric McIntyre stopped in Danville last week during his 110-day biking tour throughout the country to raise awareness...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 17, 2015 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Library to host 'Jewel City' author

The Danville Library is set to present author Laura Ackley this week to share stories of the Panama Pacific International...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 17, 2015 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 811 Views

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School board discusses changing homework rules

The San Ramon Valley school district appears set to revamp its homework rules, with the school board reviewing recommended...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Douglas, on Jun 16, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 3164 Views

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FBI seeks info in Alamo fiber optic cable vandalism

The FBI is asking for help in finding the people responsible for vandalizing buried fiber optic cables at 10 locations in...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jun 16, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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Opponents criticize potential school calendar change

A group of San Ramon Valley parents turned out to the school board meeting last week to voice their displeasure with the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Douglas, on Jun 16, 2015 at 9:54 am | 14 comments | 2753 Views
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