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Danville father, daughter arrested for walk-in bathtub scheme

A father and daughter from Danville were arrested late last week in connection with a 60-count criminal case involving walk-in...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 13, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 4134 Views

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San Ramon Valley congressmen look ahead to new terms

The San Ramon Valley's congressmen hit the ground running last week, with U.S. Reps. Eric Swalwell and Mark DeSaulnier taking...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Walt Sanders, on Jan 13, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 858 Views

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Boxer won't run for re-election to U.S. Senate

Four-term U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) announced Thursday morning that she will not run for re-election next year. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 12, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 1241 Views

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Police: Woman, 72, injured in Dublin robbery

A 72-year-old woman suffered a large cut to the face Wednesday afternoon during a strong-arm robbery near the West Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Art, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:59 am | 9 comments | 1857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andersen named Board of Supervisors vice chair

Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen, whose district includes the San Ramon Valley, was selected to serve as Board...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jan 10, 2015 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon students depict 'Beauty in Age'

San Ramon welcomed a new art exhibit this month highlighting works by Dougherty Valley High students who drew inspiration...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 10, 2015 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: San Ramon man arrested for marijuana grow operation

A San Ramon man was arrested in connection with a marijuana and hash oil operation after authorities searched a home in the...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Joie, on Jan 10, 2015 at 3:52 am | 1 comment | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golden Gate Bridge to close this weekend

The Golden Gate Bridge will close this weekend for the installation of a 13,340-foot moveable median barrier to provide a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 9, 2015 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buchanan announces State Senate bid

Former San Ramon Valley assemblywoman Joan Buchanan announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat in the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by voter, on Jan 8, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 16 comments | 2160 Views

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Deadline extended for Iron Horse trail overcrossing surveys

San Ramon city officials have extended the deadline for online surveys seeking public input on conceptual designs for Iron...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 8, 2015 at 10:41 am | 3 comments | 1803 Views

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Group submits petition to repeal Board of Supervisors' pay raise

A recent vote by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to give themselves a 33% pay increase might not go into effect...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Linda, on Jan 8, 2015 at 6:54 am | 6 comments | 1348 Views

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Officials declare fifth straight Spare the Air day

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday (Jan. 6), the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 7, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 635 Views

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Danville woman sworn in as county schools superintendent

Danville resident Karen Sakata took the oath of office as Contra Costa County's new superintendent of schools Monday, becoming...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by grandma, on Jan 7, 2015 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1367 Views

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Danville council restricts parking near SRVHS

The Danville Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to restrict parking on Las Barrancas Drive near San Ramon Valley High...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by MrsS, on Jan 2, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 16 comments | 3161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gale Ranch Middle School wins national video contest

San Ramon's Gale Ranch Middle School has been awarded a portable device that helps treat sudden cardiac arrest as winners...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Jan 2, 2015 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

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Financial analyst talks about Medicare

If your 65th birthday is around the corner or you're anxious about Medicare, it's a good time to start focusing on your options. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Louise, on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

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Sierra Nevada snowpack survey finds more snow than last year

A survey of snowpack in the Sierra Nevada found more snow than last year for this time of winter, but statewide measurements...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 2, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

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Officials seek input on new Alamo park

The Alamo Municipal Advisory Council and county officials are reaching out to the public for ideas about a new park planned...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 1, 2015 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 1466 Views

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Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in eight states as part of merger deal

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons have entered into agreements, subject to approval by the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jan 1, 2015 at 3:12 am | 5 comments | 3337 Views

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'With every breath I take'

Clare Dowling, a Danville native and dual-lung transplant recipient, is set to appear in the 126th annual Rose Parade on...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by jeanie, on Dec 30, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 1545 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 259 views

Speed Painting
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 217 views