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School board to debate ordering parcel tax renewal election

The San Ramon Valley school board Tuesday is scheduled to consider whether to order an election this May to ask voters to...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Douglas, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 3 comments | 568 Views

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School district recruits for Parcel Tax Oversight Committee

The San Ramon Valley school district is seeking applications from citizens to fill six positions on the committee that oversees...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by louise, on Jan 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 817 Views

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CoCo deputy sheriffs union sues county, supervisors

The Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs Association sued the county and four members of the Board of Supervisors in federal...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Fido , on Jan 22, 2015 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 1214 Views

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Board of Supervisors formally rescinds 33% pay raise

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to an ordinance passed last week to rescind a 33%...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Jan 21, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1052 Views

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SRVUSD offers survey on local accountability plan

The San Ramon Valley school district is seeking public input on its Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) adopted...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jan 21, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 4 comments | 1377 Views

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Cyclist killed east of San Ramon was vice principal

A 40-year-old bicyclist killed in a crash east of San Ramon on Saturday morning was the vice principal of a Berkeley high...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 19, 2015 at 7:23 pm | 14 comments | 3068 Views

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Burglaries, thefts top DPD call log

The Danville Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Cittizen of Danville, on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 2129 Views

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Nurses' union announces tentative deal with Kaiser

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced Saturday that it has agreed to a tentative contract for...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by grandma, on Jan 19, 2015 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 742 Views

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CoCo supervisors support repealing 33% pay raise

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously indicated support Tuesday for rescinding an ordinance that would...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 14, 2015 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1284 Views

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Danville father, daughter arrested for walk-in bathtub scheme

A father and daughter from Danville were arrested late last week in connection with a 60-count criminal case involving walk-in...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 13, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 3669 Views

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San Ramon Valley congressmen look ahead to new terms

The San Ramon Valley's congressmen hit the ground running last week, with U.S. Reps. Eric Swalwell and Mark DeSaulnier taking...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Walt Sanders, on Jan 13, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 651 Views

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Boxer won't run for re-election to U.S. Senate

Four-term U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) announced Thursday morning that she will not run for re-election next year. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 12, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 1066 Views

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Police: Woman, 72, injured in Dublin robbery

A 72-year-old woman suffered a large cut to the face Wednesday afternoon during a strong-arm robbery near the West Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Art, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:59 am | 9 comments | 1664 Views

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Group submits petition to repeal Board of Supervisors' pay raise

A recent vote by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to give themselves a 33% pay increase might not go into effect...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Linda, on Jan 8, 2015 at 6:54 am | 6 comments | 1159 Views

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Officials declare fifth straight Spare the Air day

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday (Jan. 6), the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 7, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 484 Views

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Danville woman sworn in as county schools superintendent

Danville resident Karen Sakata took the oath of office as Contra Costa County's new superintendent of schools Monday, becoming...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by grandma, on Jan 7, 2015 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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Financial analyst talks about Medicare

If your 65th birthday is around the corner or you're anxious about Medicare, it's a good time to start focusing on your options. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Louise, on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

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Officials seek input on new Alamo park

The Alamo Municipal Advisory Council and county officials are reaching out to the public for ideas about a new park planned...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 1, 2015 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 1315 Views

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Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in eight states as part of merger deal

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons have entered into agreements, subject to approval by the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jan 1, 2015 at 3:12 am | 5 comments | 2997 Views

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Dublin cyclist killed east of San Ramon

The California Highway Patrol has released additional details about a deadly crash Saturday morning between a truck and a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Craig, on Dec 30, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 10 comments | 2261 Views
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