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Open space preservation initiative falls short of 2014 ballot

A grassroots ballot initiative aimed at strengthening voter rights on future development may have garnered enough support,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Melinda, on May 20, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 31 comments | 1474 Views

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Suspicious package prompts downtown Livermore evacuation

Festivities surrounding the Amgen Tour of California Race were brought to a temporary halt by a bomb scare in downtown Livermore...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 20, 2013 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 874 Views

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Charges reduced for Pleasanton financier William Hogarty

What started out as an attempted murder charge wound up as a misdemeanor assault conviction for William Hogarty, the CEO...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 20, 2013 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

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SRVUSD will receive one-time windfall from state

The San Ramon Valley school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Unanticipated revenue to California will...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on May 18, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 6 comments | 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report ranks SRVUSD high schools among top in country

All nine local high schools scored among the top high schools in the country in the latest U.S. News & World report ranking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by The alamo, on May 17, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, students respond to new standardized test

Students from nine San Ramon Valley Unified schools are piloting a new, computer-based standardized test. From excitement...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by concerned teacher, on May 17, 2013 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1319 Views

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DeSaulnier, other state senators ask tough questions about faulty Bay Bridge bolts

Members of the state Senate transportation committee asked tough questions Tuesday of Caltrans and Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 17, 2013 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 870 Views

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EBMUD leader proposes 19 percent water rate hike over 2 years

East Bay Municipal Utility District's general manager said deferred infrastructure and maintenance work during the economic...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Tarkus, on May 17, 2013 at 9:59 am | 14 comments | 1269 Views

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Jury deliberations set to begin in 2009 homicide of Danville teen

Closing arguments were heard Friday in the case of Walter Bell, who is accused of shooting San Ramon Valley High senior Rylan...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Kelly, on May 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 990 Views

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Residents walk to honor veterans

The fifth annual Walk of Honor brings together community members and veterans organizations for leisurely walk across the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by J. Garfield, on May 16, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 850 Views

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Planning Commission will hear update on Magee Ranch project tonight

Danville's Planning Commission will again hear testimony tonight on a future 410-acre development at the southeast corner...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on May 15, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 5 comments | 959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Has Las Trampas Rape Case Been Solved?

On 12/14/2012 there was a report of a rape on Madrone Trail in Las Trampas. I don't recall seeing news of an arrest or any...

Original post made by Merry Dane on May. 15, 2013
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual assault reported in Las Trampas Wilderness

A woman was sexually assaulted while hiking in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness on Wednesday, Dec. 12, according to reports....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merry Dane, on May 15, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 3070 Views

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San Ramon man gets 15 years for distributing child pornography

A San Ramon man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for distribution of child pornography. Clyde Craig, 56,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on May 15, 2013 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 937 Views

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Town officials concerned about San Ramon backing out of lobbying alliance

San Ramon recently opted out of a contract with Jordan Associates, a consultant group that arranged the Tri-Valley mayors'...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Waste of Tax dollars, on May 15, 2013 at 6:40 am | 3 comments | 1023 Views

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Danville real estate investor indicted in foreclosure auction scheme

A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment Wednesday, charging a Danville resident Andrew Katakis with obstruction...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on May 14, 2013 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1412 Views

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Scientists show great efficacy in curing depression

NeuroStar Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy and Treatment is an FDA-approved procedure that uses an electro-magnet...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Ruth, on May 10, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1014 Views

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State Supreme Court ruling on medical marijuana upholds Danville ban

The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that cities and counties have the right to ban medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by KU, on May 10, 2013 at 10:58 am | 8 comments | 1258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

21-year-old man arrested for robbing pharmacy of Oxycodone

Police arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with robbing a pharmacy of prescription drugs on Thursday evening in Walnut...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on May 10, 2013 at 8:56 am | 13 comments | 1642 Views

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Smokey Robinson reschedules San Ramon performance

Smokey Robinson and his crooning voice has reschedule his show at the Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center (10550 Albion...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Got tix?, on May 10, 2013 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 793 Views
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