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School board to revisit minutes reflecting nonexistent vote

The San Ramon Valley school board plans to correct recently approved meeting minutes that reflected a procedural vote that...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 16, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nomination season begins for local elections

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 4 general election began Monday and continues through Aug. 8, with seats on governing...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 487 Views

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Danville council talks potential plastic bag ban

During Tuesday's town council study session, the Danville Town Council expressed interest in creating a resolution of intent...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Darlene, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 707 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lawsuit with Tri-Valley link challenges DOJ suspicious activity reports

Five Californians who claim their innocent activities were wrongfully swept into government reports on alleged potential...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by spcwt, on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 706 Views

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Danville council candidate nomination period begins July 14

Danville residents interested in running for one of the two Town Council positions can receive their nomination paper by...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Treetopper, on Jul 15, 2014 at 8:43 am | 8 comments | 640 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Danville author takes critical look at Catholic Church

Danville author Harry G. Michaels has announced the nationwide release of his newest work, "Reflections on the Pedagogy of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:36 am | 9 comments | 1077 Views

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Full house as San Ramon council debates Faria Preserve

The San Ramon City Council discussed the proposed Faria Preserve residential development for nearly four hours Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 11, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 14 comments | 1142 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor hopes to keep A's and Raiders in Oakland

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that she still hopes the Raiders football team and the A's baseball team will stay...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Westerner, on Jul 10, 2014 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley schools go green in new way

Taking a sustainable approach to circulating information, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) plans to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Jul 9, 2014 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 911 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pittsburg man killed in crash off I-680 in Alamo

A 59-year-old Pittsburg man was killed in a solo car crash on Interstate 680 in Alamo late Sunday night, according to a Contra...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on Jul 8, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Third teen arrested in connection with San Ramon break-in

Authorities have arrested a third teen in connection with a recent San Ramon residential burglary, allegedly finding evidence...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 30 comments | 3005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Theater workshop runs this week in Danville

More than two dozen young, aspiring playwrights and actors are spending this week writing and performing plays in the home...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jul 8, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 227 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD water rate increases to take effect

Water rates for Danville and most of San Ramon will increase by 9.5% starting Tuesday (July 1), the last of back-to-back...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Greg, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:20 am | 15 comments | 1071 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

America should be seen

Just saw the movie "America" in downtown Walnut Creek. It is highly thought-provoking. Conservatives should want to see...

Original post made by Phil Erupp on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 71 Views

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Assemblywoman honors local Veteran of the Year

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, whose district covers Danville and San Ramon, recognized the 16th Assembly District's 2014 Veteran...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 296 Views

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Danville gears up for Kiwanis' July 4th parade

Downtown Danville is preparing for an Independence Day tradition Friday morning, with the Kiwanis Club of the San Ramon Valley's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Danville mom, on Jul 6, 2014 at 8:23 am | 22 comments | 1543 Views

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San Ramon council nixes Independence Day fireworks

Area residents will have to travel to some other neighboring city if they want to see a fireworks display this Fourth of...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 1343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeSaulnier receives nonprofit's Hero Award

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) received the Hero Award from K to College in recognition of spearheading the legislation...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 405 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Statewide initiative on low-level crimes makes November ballot

An initiative that would reduce some low-level nonviolent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors and change sentencing guidelines...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Frank Belavia, on Jul 4, 2014 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 512 Views

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Oakland coliseum board OKs 10-year lease for A's

In a dramatic last-minute deal, the board that manages the O.co Coliseum voted 6-2 Thursday morning to approve a new 10-year...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 4, 2014 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 433 Views
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