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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 | 1300 Views

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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 | 1140 Views

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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 | 914 Views

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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 | 952 Views

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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 | 1184 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 | 911 Views

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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 | 1292 Views

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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 | 1199 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 | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRVUSD will survey voters on possible bond

EMC Research Inc. will do a telephone survey of 600 district voters between Jan. 8 and 12 then present the results to the...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Dec 20, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 8 comments | 1051 Views

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PG&E fined $16.7 million for failed Contra Costa County gas line survey

The California Public Utilities Commission fined PG&E more than $16 million Friday for failing to conduct gas pipeline leak...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by frankly , on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:20 am | 8 comments | 876 Views

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Residents asked to weigh in on July 4 fireworks

San Ramon's fireworks are up in the air. The cost for the city's Independence Day celebration -- held since 1985 -- could...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Wow..., on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 195 Views

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California to receive up to $1.8 billion in mortgage relief agreement

Contra Costa County homeowners who were victims of mortgage fraud could see $651 million in relief soon thanks to a $25 billion...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Feb 18, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD PTAs stump for Our Children Our Future initiative

A petition drive is under way at San Ramon Valley schools to that could secure funding for schools across the state for the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Just saying, on Mar 16, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 1167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outreach from the Town of Danville

Good afternoon, In a recent thread there was some discussion about the outreach from the Town of Danville. In the past...

Original post made by Geoff Gillette on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 28, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1417 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why we should question raising kids here....

So, like a normal Sundays, I was returning from the local Peets coffee where the rest of the moderately privileged folks...

Original post made by The Reverend on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Teen Observer, on Jul 10, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 8 comments | 1707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville celebrates re-dedication of Veterans Memorial Building

Several hundred residents crowded the sidewalks and side streets of downtown Danville on Saturday to celebrate the grand...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on May 3, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 8 comments | 1045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck by car in crosswalk

Police were notified at 10:33 a.m. that the pedestrian had been hit in a crosswalk near Interstate Highway 680 and Sycamore...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Pedestrian, on May 25, 2012 at 10:10 am | 8 comments | 1821 Views

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Solar energy: Is it right for you?

Join the City of San Ramon and Sustainable San Ramon to learn more about solar energy for your home from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 13, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 8 comments | 896 Views

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Horses Healing Hearts

Although a dog may be man's best friend, the nonprofit organization Horses Healing Hearts in Danville proves that horses...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Austin Founder 3H, on Jun 11, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 1160 Views
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