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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotaries give dictionaries to Danville 3rd-graders

Third-graders in Danville and across the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are set to receive nearly 2,500 printed...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by thankful teacher, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 8603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beacon replaced atop Mount Diablo

Local organizations and individuals donated $100,000 to pay for restorations on the "Eye of Diablo" beacon, which is lit...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Del Chandler, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 8452 Views

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Danville man dead in head-on crash

A man killed in a crash between San Ramon and Castro Valley late Sunday afternoon has been identified by the Alameda County...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Michelle, on Nov 12, 2013 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 8309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warriors Watch Riders support local vets

At first glance, members of the Warriors Watch Riders may seem like just another group of tough guys with leather jackets...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cathryn M. Villasenor, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 8231 Views

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Monte Vista High focuses on safe driving with Every 15 Minutes presentation

Monte Vista High students got a personal glimpse at the potentially traumatic effects of driving while intoxicated last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 8172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matty, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:22 am | 34 comments | 8128 Views

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Retired immigration judge to run for Congress

A retired immigration judge from Danville has thrown his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Truusje, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 8116 Views

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San Ramon seeks feedback on library renovation plan

The San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commission is seeking public feedback on the conceptual plan for renovations to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by RFY, on Oct 14, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 7999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville releases survey on Osage park play area

Danville officials have introduced a new survey to gather public input on what changes residents would like made to the Osage...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Nov 18, 2013 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 7949 Views

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Danville Hotel project going to Design Review Board on Thursday

The final plans of the project to replace Danville's biggest eyesore with attractive retail, business and living space will...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by heels1, on Aug 26, 2013 at 7:44 am | 26 comments | 7922 Views

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San Ramon council holds forum on Tassajara Valley cemetery

It was standing room only as people flooded into the San Ramon City Council chambers Tuesday night to discuss the cemetery...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:57 am | 69 comments | 7808 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thousands mourn loss of Taylor Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Diana Martini Sheppard, on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 7793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students ponder 9/11 remembrance in essay contest

As part of its annual Sept. 11 remembrance, Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley hosted an essay contest for students throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 16, 2013 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 7755 Views

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Two men arrested in San Ramon break-ins

San Ramon police arrested two men in connection with a pair of break-ins in the city Thursday morning, according to a police...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by smith, on Mar 30, 2015 at 8:32 am | 17 comments | 7708 Views

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Techno grads

Congratulations to tonight's graduates. In this week's lead story, we explore what technology means to the class of 2008....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Shelly, on Jun 17, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 7694 Views

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Unsung no more: 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes named

The Tri-Valley Heroes selection committee had a very difficult task selecting only one recipient per category. Again this...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by disgusted, on Nov 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 7603 Views

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Authorities ID Alamo burglary suspect

Authorities announced Monday they have identified the suspect in a recent Alamo home invasion thanks to tips received after...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 7591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monte Vista celebrates grand opening of student center

Monte Vista High School students now have new technology tools and a more modern meeting place. Students, staff and community...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 7540 Views

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Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

The California Association of Realtors projects that primary home buyers will make a comeback after a period of tough competition...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 25, 2013 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 7514 Views

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Back from the drawing board: CCTA reveals I-680 HOV ramp alternative

If the turnout from Wednesday night's scoping session on potential HOV ramps in San Ramon is an example, ramps planned for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 11 comments | 7482 Views
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