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Forever families: Maddie's Fund Adoption Days this weekend

Paul and Stacy Brunner first learned about Cookie when she was featured in the Pleasanton Weekly as a "special needs dog"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by dogfather, on May 29, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 6003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Supporters of affordable housing weigh in on controversial issue

Affordable housing is not only a good idea for Danville but it's also the law. Despite "legitimate concerns" about an increase...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:35 am | 83 comments | 5968 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 | 5956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New firehouse sparks discussion at MAC meeting

Fire Chief Richard Price discussed plans for a new Station 32 on Tuesday night that drew some opponents but more supporters,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 28 comments | 5933 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Algae blooms, new water source blamed for bad-tasting water

Some San Ramon Valley residents may have noticed a strange taste or bad smell in their water in recent weeks. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 15, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 32 comments | 5915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents give surprise gift to Danville Costco greeter battling cancer

Arlie Smith's is the first face many customers see when they enter Costco in Danville and his voice the last many will hear...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 15, 2015 at 11:53 am | 16 comments | 5912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elena Cadet dies in car accident

Elena Cadet, a 2009 graduate of Monte Vista High, died in a car accident over the weekend. She was well known in the area...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by candace, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 34 comments | 5909 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man allegedly pulls knife on police

Town police arrested a Danville man on weapons charges for allegedly swinging a knife at officers after they tried handcuff...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Loblolly, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 10 comments | 5888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ACA call center preps to enroll Californians in health exchange

More than 160 customer service agents in a Concord warehouse will be fielding calls from prospective enrollees in the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 32 comments | 5844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Escape to Mount Diablo

It's hard to believe peace and tranquility are only a stone's throw away. Even though we are at the foot of Mount Diablo,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 17, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 5840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local UPS driver saves Pleasanton shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. It was...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Claudette of Pleasanton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 5829 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Save Mount Diablo embraces lofty goal

Volunteers working at Save Mount Diablo booths are often asked, "What's wrong with the mountain? Why does it need saving?" Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 5781 Views

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Danville school teacher found dead at Oakland hills park

Police are offering a $10,000 reward for information about the fatal shooting of a Danville school teacher who was found...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by saddened, on Dec 1, 2014 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 5778 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville PD officers receive state commendation

Two Danville police officers received special recognition from state officials this week for lifesaving efforts in the field...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mimi, on Nov 18, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 5774 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 | 5762 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 | 5757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funding questions loom over California high-speed rail plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system last...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 5727 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 | 5697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo man convicted of manslaughter for neighbor's 2012 death

A jury in Martinez convicted an Alamo man Friday of voluntary manslaughter for the death of a next-door neighbor with whom...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tracy, on Jan 27, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 5679 Views

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I-680 auxiliary lanes to start opening this week

The new Interstate 680 auxiliary lanes between Danville and San Ramon are set to open beginning this week, officials said...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 5665 Views
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