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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 | 4615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville residents can dispose of holiday trees with regular trash pickup

Danville residents can recycle their natural Christmas trees as part of their regular curbside waste service next week. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4609 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen heads homework-helping site

A trip to India, a desire to continue a program from there and some Internet know-how led to the creation of TeenMesh, a...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shirley Meloy, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 4599 Views

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No fireworks in San Ramon for 2014 Independence Day

Plans to bring fireworks back to San Ramon for the Fourth of July were shot down by the city's Parks & Community Services...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 10 comments | 4590 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 | 4590 Views

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BART riders potentially exposed to measles

BART riders may have been exposed to measles by a University of California at Berkeley student who traveled on trains in...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 17, 2014 at 10:51 am | 4 comments | 4567 Views

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Danville council to debate garbage rate hike

Danville Town Council members are set to discuss how much trash-pickup rates should rise next year during their meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 4554 Views

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Sharing the road

Driving has taken on a whole new dimension now that summer's in full swing. There seem to be cyclists at every turn, whizzing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 10, 2008 at 11:26 pm | 26 comments | 4554 Views

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Demolition underway for San Ramon's City Center

Crews started demolition work earlier this month at the site of the planned City Center Bishop Ranch, a retail project that...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by John, on Jul 28, 2016 at 12:44 am | 12 comments | 4531 Views

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Jury convicts former sheriff's deputy in Danville 'dirty DUI' case

Stephen Tanabe, 50, of Alamo, was found guilty in federal court of one count of conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bea Tull, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 4517 Views

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Contra Costa voters to decide another community college bond measure

Contra Costa County residents will decide next week whether to approve a $450 million bond measure to improve Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by George, on May 31, 2014 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 4514 Views

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Danville Express endorsements: Experience matters

Danville is lucky to have a handful of qualified candidates in the race, which has many residents divided on whether to re-elect...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Danville Voter, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 45 comments | 4505 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 4500 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 | 4498 Views

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Utah teen charged in Danville memorial vandalism case

An 18-year-old man now living in Utah has been charged with a felony vandalism count stemming from a June graffiti incident...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Veteran, on Sep 5, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 12 comments | 4487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board talks calendar change

The San Ramon Valley school board learned new details Tuesday about an early draft calendar for the 2016-17 school year that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 12, 2015 at 7:19 am | 57 comments | 4484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest may be coming in teen shooting death

The investigation into the shooting death of a 17-year-old San Ramon Valley High School senior may soon yield an arrest,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Rick's Keeper, on Aug 16, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 35 comments | 4480 Views

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Authorities search for burglar in Alamo break-in

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office has asked for the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a residential...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Dee Sebring, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 4474 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Community divided by Prop 8

A number of issues on the November ballot have sparked debate and discussion, but none has been as polarizing as Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Someone, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:09 am | 108 comments | 4467 Views

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DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:08 am | 15 comments | 4465 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 391 views