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Welcome home, Capt. Sully

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger (right) and his wife Lorrie, along with U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D.,11th) applaud the musical...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by B Lynn Goodwin, on Jan 31, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 3767 Views

RESTAURANTS

Walnut Creek real estate investor charged with fraud

A federal jury in Oakland indicted a Walnut Creek real estate investor for fraud last week, a U.S. attorney said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 3767 Views

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Tuesday's tax deadline remains despite shutdown

The Internal Revenue Service Friday reminded taxpayers that the Oct. 15 deadline tomorrow remains in effect for people who...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 3755 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sicko

Michael Moore, who writes produces and directs documentaries, has created an amazing look at what the United States and other...

Original post made by B. Lynn Goodwin on Aug. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3752 Views

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Bill to mandate kindergarten passes Assembly

The Assembly last week passed a bill that would make kindergarten attendance mandatory for students before they can take...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 3751 Views

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12 San Ramon Valley campuses named 2014 California Distinguished School

Twelve San Ramon Valley elementary schools have received the 2014 California Distinguished School award, state officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on May 1, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 3729 Views

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BART rates set to go up

Starting on Jan. 1, BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares to help pay for new train cars and other projects, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kip Ohara, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 3728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arnerich/Town Council Helpless In Town Drunk Dilemma

It appears that our Town government has no concern and has no ability to address the growing problem of homeless long term...

Original post made by JRM on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 5 comments | 3698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exec tells paper City Center will break ground in 2014

City Center might break ground "sooner rather than later." The long-awaited project that would create a downtown for San...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 9, 2013 at 9:28 am | 5 comments | 3694 Views

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Danville officials open sandbag station

The town of Danville has opened its sandbag station, a public resource set up annually to help residents prepare for rainy...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Friend of Danville, on Jan 1, 2014 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 3692 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 | 3691 Views

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Bay Area sees increase in fatalities related to flu

A fourth flu-related death in the Bay Area was reported Thursday out of San Francisco, according to health officials. The...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 3679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four candidates in San Ramon Valley school board race so far

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has three Board of Education seats up for election this fall and so far four...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 3, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 30 comments | 3671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dougherty Valley water supplier implements use restrictions

People living and working in the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon face new water restrictions as their water provider works...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Flylooper, on Jul 20, 2014 at 6:22 am | 11 comments | 3669 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

What is happening with the old Danville Hotel?

We have noticed a Construction trailer and fencing placed around the back side, on Railroad Ave.,of the old Danville Hotel,...

Original post made by Kathleen Boas on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 8, 2010 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 3661 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 | 3654 Views

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Local motorcyclists die in separate crashes Saturday

Two local men died in separate motorcycle crashes just hours apart and miles away on Saturday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 26, 2013 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 3634 Views

AROUND TOWN

See the Queen of Jazz in 'Ella, the Musical'

The Queen of Jazz. The First Lady of Song. The great Ella Fitzgerald. It's a life lived out loud in this exhilarating new...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 3626 Views

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Bay Area winter wood-burning ban extends to record 11th day

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood for the 11th straight day on Wednesday (Dec. 18). Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 23, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 12 comments | 3625 Views

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Sachs, Hudson win seat on San Ramon City Council

San Ramon Planning Commissioner Harry Sachs won a seat on City Council and incumbent City Councilmember Dave Hudson held...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not asleep at the switch, on Nov 6, 2013 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 3615 Views
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Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 689 views