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Danville council to debate new Lawrence Road stop sign

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday (March 18) is set to consider authorizing a new three-way stop sign at Lawrence Road...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by RUkidding, on Mar 20, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 4605 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 | 4600 Views

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New San Ramon City Center design debuts

Dozens filed in to a Dougherty Valley theater Tuesday night for the unveiling of the new San Ramon City Center design, gazing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Long Time San Ramonian, on Nov 24, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 25 comments | 4600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man in critical condition after argument with noise makers near his home

A Pleasanton man was left for dead at the side of the road after confronting people parked outside his home making noise...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 4587 Views

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Battle lines drawn in Measure D fight

As the 2012 election nears, sides are lining up on Measure D, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's $260 million...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:56 am | 111 comments | 4554 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four busted in multi-county mail theft ring

A call from an alert Tri-Valley resident led to the arrest of four men in a mail-theft ring that spanned four counties, including...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Christa, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 4533 Views

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Faria Preserve heading to San Ramon City Council

The proposed Faria Preserve residential development is now expected to come before the San Ramon City Council this summer...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anita, on Jun 1, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 8 comments | 4518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country Crisis

What is going on at Kids' Country? I heard it lost half of its board of directors last week? Anybody have any information...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 35 comments | 4502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dirty DUI' deputy gets 15-month sentence

A former Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison on Wednesday as part of the "Dirty...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Truedy, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 3 comments | 4495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 4483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Escape to Mount Diablo

It's hard to believe peace and tranquility are only a stone's throw away. Even though we are at the foot of Mount Diablo,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 17, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monte Vista boys basketball wins state championship

The Monte Vista High boys basketball team has brought home the school's first ever state championship crown, controlling...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 4460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Athenian School recognized for cutting energy use

The use of gas, water and electricity has gone down, down, down at Athenian School in Danville as has its garbage headed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bob Oxenburgh, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 4444 Views

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Ask the Vet: Shedding

A reader writes that she is tired of living with so much shedded dog hair. This month's column provides reasons for shedding...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Gallant Cotons, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 4441 Views

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Landslide mitigation work under way at KB Homes development

During the approval process for Quail Ridge, geotechnical reports identified an area south of the planned development that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 17 comments | 4434 Views

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CHP: Speed possibly factor in fatal head-on

A young Danville web designer may have been speeding along Crow Canyon Road before the head-on collision that claimed his...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Barbie, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 4402 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 4392 Views

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Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 4377 Views

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Con Fire Tax is another waste

The new tax asked for by Con Fire and the Board of Supervisors needs to be voted down just like East County. These politicians...

Original post made by Taxpayer out of money on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Factchecker, on Jul 19, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 18 comments | 4346 Views

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Danville museum to present rare exhibit on fatal airliner crash

The Museum of the San Ramon Valley's latest exhibit offers people a rare glimpse into a fatal airliner crash that occurred...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Tim R., on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 4 comments | 4331 Views
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