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Local pastor arrested on sex, animal cruelty charges

A San Ramon pastor has been arrested on charges involving two teenage girls, one of whom police allege he had a sexual relationship...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 8, 2014 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 4809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to debate Common Core implementation

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled to host another discussion on the Common Core...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Greg Marvel, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 4803 Views

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School District to hold forum on new state standards

Parents will have the opportunity to learn more about Common Core Standards implementation during two informational nights....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 4767 Views

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Back from the drawing board: CCTA reveals I-680 HOV ramp alternative

If the turnout from Wednesday night's scoping session on potential HOV ramps in San Ramon is an example, ramps planned for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 11 comments | 4749 Views

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DeSaulnier announces legislative effort to end poverty

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty. Now, State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) is firing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 4747 Views

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Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 4683 Views

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Clarkson, ballot measures win easy approval

Mayor Bill Clarkson will serve another term and he'll get an extra year to serve. Clarkson took home the vast majority of...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 7, 2013 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 4657 Views

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Hayward man sentenced to 14 years in Gold N Treasures holdup

The first of four people charged in a botched jewelry store holdup that left one of the robbers dead was sentenced Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wes, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 4610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bad strategy and tactics by GOP

I am a conservative and voted republican majority of the times. However seeing what has transpired in congress over the last...

Original post made by Keith on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 20, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 4608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville resident to plead guilty in public auction scheme

A Danville resident and two other Contra Costa County real estate investors have accepted plea deals for conspiring to commit...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 4596 Views

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Danville girls take gold in Water Polo Jr. Olympics

More than 500 water polo teams and over 8,000 athletes spent the better part of two weeks in battling it out at the sport's...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BJ's, on Aug 7, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 4544 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State recognizes SRVHS teacher among California's best

San Ramon Valley High School science teacher Cindy Egan has been named a 2014 California Teacher of the Year semifinalist. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Darlene Gayler, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 4517 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the HOUSE on the HILL?!

Kelly Adamic's eccentric Alamo home on the hill has been bashed left and right. Now, the owner of one of Alamo's most notorious...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westside Alamoans, on Feb 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 36 comments | 4516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local rescuers, victim reunite at San Ramon Valley Fire event

Rescuers and a victim of sudden cardiac arrest were reunited in an emotional reunion Thursday night. "This is a perfect example...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 4514 Views

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BART management nixes controversial contract clause

BART directors voted 8-1 Thursday to approve a tentative contract agreement with its two largest unions -- but without a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2013 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 4493 Views

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Principal on leave after gun accusation

Monte Vista High School Principal Rebecca Smith has been placed on administrative leave following an anonymous message that...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Oct 15, 2009 at 11:55 am | 174 comments | 4476 Views

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Mistaken location leads to arrest of Danville woman

A Danville woman was arrested in Pleasanton just after midnight Sunday on felony and misdemeanor counts after reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by miSFit, on Jan 14, 2014 at 8:32 am | 14 comments | 4468 Views

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Danville garbage rates expected to rise in 2014

Danville residents and business owners could see their garbage rates rise next year. The Town Council on Tuesday directed...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 24, 2013 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 4416 Views

SPORTS

Falling for Fuzzy Duds

They're comfy, colorful, cool and crazy. They're Fuzzy Duds - and they're spreading like wildfire in California. Fuzzy Duds...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by gg, on Feb 28, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 4408 Views

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Residents weigh in on Osage park playground

The results are in from a recent town survey about the future of the Osage Station Park children's play area, with many respondents...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 4350 Views
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