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Fire Chief Price to lead Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley

Richard Price was sworn in as president of the Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley today, after Karen Stepper being at...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Sep 10, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 1091 Views

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Former mayor steps into newly elected county supervisor role

Former mayor Candace Andersen is settling into her new role as county supervisor, pledging to focus on strengthening the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Former Republican, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:19 am | 7 comments | 1067 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged gang member arrested after bringing gun into Wendy's

A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon after bringing a concealed gun into a Wendy's restaurant in Walnut...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 24, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 1124 Views

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State superintendent urges investing in students as fall election nears

The head of the California Department of Education, Tom Torlakson, made remarks and spoke on a panel at the Public Policy...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 1167 Views

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Authorities identify gunman killed after shooting CHP officer on I-680

Christopher Boone Lacy, a resident of Corning, Calif., was fatally shot by a second CHP officer after he shot Officer Kenyon...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 7 comments | 1613 Views

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Health care workers to be required to get flu shot

Health care workers in Contra Costa County will have to "practice what we preach" beginning this flu season, county health...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Derek the Healthy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart grand opening scheduled for Wednesday

The Bay Area's first Walmart Neighborhood Market will officially open on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 9100 Alcosta Boulevard (inside...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 21, 2012 at 6:01 am | 7 comments | 1350 Views

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Three lanes closed on southbound I-680 after fatality

Several lanes of southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated Walnut Creek were closed for hours after a man jumped...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Treetopper, on Sep 26, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 1004 Views

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Doctor pleads not guilty in connection with death of San Ramon student

Dr. Hsui-Ying "Lisa" Tseng pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder Friday after several of her patients, including a Cal...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Frances, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1916 Views

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19 veterans sue government leaders for failing to protect them against rape, sexual assaults

Lawyers for 19 veterans of the U.S. Army and Air Force filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco alleging that top...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 4, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 7 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who's who in the school board race?

Three people, including one incumbent, are in the running for two seats on the San Ramon Valley school board up for election...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 7 comments | 2705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independent planning initiative clashes with new General Plan

The [http://www.sos-danville.com/ Save Open Space Danville] grassroots ballot initiative is beginning to circle through Danville...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Happy in Danville, on Nov 7, 2012 at 7:29 am | 7 comments | 1147 Views

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Cycling for the future of education

Twenty-eight years after a severe accident that severed his left arm, Danville resident Chris Hopkins rode a unicycle and...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Cool, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 1018 Views

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Local economy has a bright future, economist says

Business owners and those interested in finance got an inside look at the future on Friday along with pleasant news about...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 7 comments | 1079 Views

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Arnerich, other Tri-Valley mayors return from Washington meetings, inauguration

Mayors from the Tri-Valley returned Tuesday from a five-day trip to Washington D.C. where they met with California legislators...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:29 am | 7 comments | 1060 Views

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Police release more details on MC Hammer arrest

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center in Dublin Thursday for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:10 am | 7 comments | 2086 Views

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Dublin police drop charges against rapper MC Hammer

Dublin police have dropped charges against rapper MC Hammer in connection with an incident at Hacienda Crossings Shopping...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:31 pm | 7 comments | 1930 Views

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Motorcyclist killed, car bursts into flame in multi-vehicle crash

A 31-year-old Walnut Creek motorcyclist was killed and a vehicle burst into flame in a multi-car crash on northbound Interstate...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by 680 Traveler, on Mar 25, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 7 comments | 1895 Views

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Suspects in Gold N Treasures robbery to stand trial

Three Hayward men -- Krishneel Prasad, 20, Gregory Jamal Louis, 22, and Michael Porter, 21 -- will stand trial on three counts...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Mar 26, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 1175 Views

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21-year-old county inmate who attempted suicide dies

Pleasanton resident Joseph Behiel, 21, a Contra Costa County jail inmate who attempted suicide last week has died, a sheriff's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 30, 2013 at 7:40 am | 7 comments | 1186 Views
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