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County unions seek referendum to overturn Board of Supervisors' pay raise

Contra Costa County public employees unions have started to gather signatures for a referendum to overturn the county Board...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 1 hour ago | 20 comments | 1551 Views

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Swimmer charged in sexual assault gets probation in plea deal

A 21-year-old graduate of San Ramon Valley High School and former swimmer at UC Davis has been convicted of a felony in connection...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Dave, 5 hours ago | 16 comments | 2005 Views

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Danville commission to discuss Housing Element update

The Danville Planning Commission is set to consider supporting approval of the town's proposed Housing Element update Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bob P, 8 hours ago | 5 comments | 668 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Beverly Lane, preservation for the ages

Beverly Lane has epitomized effective and meaningful public service in the Tri-Valley for more than 30 years, initially making...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gary Schaub, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 598 Views

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School board endorses Alamo campus redesign amid neighbor complaints

The San Ramon Valley school board approved the Stone Valley Middle School renovation project Tuesday night amid support from...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Horace Mann (look me up), on Dec 15, 2014 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 1111 Views

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San Ramon council withdraws support for Tassajara Valley cemetery

More than 200 people filled the room in the Dougherty Valley Community Center on Tuesday night as the San Ramon City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 13, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 24 comments | 1714 Views

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SRVUSD schools to remain open Thursday

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District plans for all schools to remain open Thursday, while others in the Bay Area...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Douglas, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:52 am | 6 comments | 1004 Views

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Veterans' organization honors East Bay contributors in Danville

The VietNam Veterans of Diablo Valley (VNVDV) held its Appreciation and Recognition Dinner Gala in Danville on Dec. 4 to...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Dec 12, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 548 Views

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EBMUD OKs 15% voluntary cutback, drought rate structure

The East Bay Municipal Utility District Board of Directors approved a handful of drought-related measures Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ann Mitch, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 1331 Views

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Doyle named new Danville mayor

Longtime Danville Councilman Mike Doyle took the mayoral helm with a smile Tuesday night after his colleagues voted unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:36 am | 10 comments | 1642 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: changing the paradigm

Many know Susan Houghton from her days as the spokeswoman for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and later for Safeway....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Robyn, on Dec 10, 2014 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 744 Views

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Alamo resident arrested for homicide

Michael Littman was taken into custody on Aug. 30 by Contra Costa Sheriff's Office detectives at his home on the 3000 block...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ohriley, on Dec 10, 2014 at 7:48 am | 12 comments | 1795 Views

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EBMUD to debate 15% voluntary cutback, new customer surcharge

With the prospect of the statewide drought continuing into next year, the San Ramon Valley's main water supplier is set to...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ron, on Dec 10, 2014 at 6:56 am | 5 comments | 724 Views

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Cal High senior, friend organize second 'citrus harvest'

During a casual walk to a Pleasanton Raley's store in February 2013, California High student Chris Gilliam and Foothill High...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by mom, on Dec 5, 2014 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 672 Views

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Danville to name new mayor, hand out Community Service Awards

The Danville Town Council is set to swear in its newly re-elected members, select a new mayor, and honor standout people...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by SR, on Dec 3, 2014 at 4:24 am | 3 comments | 990 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 | 4409 Views

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Meeting addresses elder financial abuse

Increasing prevalence of elder financial abuse is causing it to be called the crime of the 21st century. It is a major focus...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by for my dad, on Dec 1, 2014 at 2:27 am | 6 comments | 2784 Views

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Elderly man dies in San Ramon house fire

An elderly man died after a two-alarm house fire in southern San Ramon on Saturday morning, according to a fire district...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bob P, on Nov 28, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 823 Views

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Plastic bag ban back before Danville council

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday (Nov. 18) is set to continue its discussion on a local ordinance to ban single-use carryout...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by J Bertol, on Nov 23, 2014 at 9:51 am | 9 comments | 875 Views

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DPD releases video of restaurant break-in

Danville police have released surveillance footage of a recent break-in at Los Panchos restaurant in the hopes of catching...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tired of the whining, on Nov 20, 2014 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 1920 Views
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