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AROUND TOWN

Full Disclosure of Joe Calabigo's Salary and Benefits

May we have that please? We pay his salary...and don't be coy and say "look it up" just post it here please...in black and...

Original post made by jrm on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Mar 20, 2011 at 3:02 am | 8 comments | 681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reserve your spot to meet Peter M. Friedman

Blackhawk Republican Women will host a no-host cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, at the Round...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Apr 17, 2011 at 9:24 am | 8 comments | 1001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County holds scoping session on Tassajara Valley development

Applicants FTC Land has proposed using 771 acres of land along Camino Tassajara east of Danville to develop 187 residential...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Patty, on May 19, 2011 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 1401 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Accused child molester takes plea deal

Michael Bareno, a 43-year-old San Ramon resident, molested three children between 2005 and 2009 in San Ramon. Bareno accepted...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bella, on May 30, 2011 at 8:26 am | 8 comments | 866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Future of Danville's redevelopment agency unclear

Assembly bills X1 26 and X1 27 could effectively wipe out Danville's redevelopment agency (RDA), which saw revenues of $1.6...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by BusinessOwner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 1078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fate of four Kid's Country sites remains unknown

The four Kid's Country facilities threatened for closure by the California Department of Social Services are in limbo until...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Danville Guy, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 1140 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jul 19, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 8 comments | 780 Views

AROUND TOWN

The SRV will have a new supervisor.

Gayle Uilkema will be the San Ramon Valley's county Supervisor as decided today at the Board of Supervisors meeting. ...

Original post made by Treebeard on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Jul 27, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 8 comments | 1044 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident cashes stolen checks, steals thousands

Ricardo Mendoza, 36, was arrested on Thursday, Aug.4 after a doctor's office on Podva Road reported the theft of several...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by MailBoss, on Aug 15, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 1052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Power outage at SRV High changes registration dates

Parts of San Ramon Valley High School have been without power for several weeks, causing school officials to delay one registration...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Nan, on Aug 15, 2011 at 9:17 am | 8 comments | 1093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayor's Morning to discuss code enforcement

Early risers and concerned citizens can express concerns, ask questions and get updates on town goings-on at this month's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District API scores best of any large school district in the state

San Ramon Valley Unified School District's results place it as the 8th highest unified school district in the state and the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by In Alamo, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:21 am | 8 comments | 1032 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man will get treatment, not jail time in 2006 bludgeoning death

This week's decision to find a man not guilty by reason of insanity is not one that came easily to those involved in the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Sep 15, 2011 at 8:35 am | 8 comments | 969 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville environmental science teacher wins Sustainable Contra Costa award

San Ramon Valley High School's environmental science teacher Cindy Egan won the Sustainable Contra Costa award for an individual...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Oct 16, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 8 comments | 727 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Anti development group hires new laywer

The group fighting a proposed development on part of the former Magee Ranch has hired an attorney to help its case. Save...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by spinningwheels, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:08 am | 8 comments | 744 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County approves fire station 32

At its Tuesday meeting, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve plans for a new fire station...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Informed resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 8 comments | 949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are public meetings too late for community impact?

Dear Editor, This morning news service researchers circulated a study of public meetings in Contra Costa County that provided...

Original post made by CDSI Research on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dickita P, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 8 comments | 736 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two arrested during night of chaotic bar fights

Two men, including a Danville resident, were arrested in Walnut Creek early Sunday morning after a chaotic night with multiple...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Nov 30, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 1084 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Opponents band together to stop Norris Canyon freeway project

It didn't take long for opponents of a proposed HOV/Bus access between Norris Canyon and Interstate 680 to organize. They...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jim Gibbon, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 1022 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chinese restaurant robbed at gunpoint

An armed robber held up Gold Chopstick Chinese restaurant in Pleasanton on Dec. 3 but didn't get any money from the register....

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by collins, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 8 comments | 824 Views
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