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Civil rights advocates file suit over juvenile hall students kept in solitary confinement

A federal class-action lawsuit filed in Oakland Friday alleges that Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 6 comments | 1132 Views

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Divorce attorney pleads guilty to wiretapping car of client's husband

A San Ramon divorce attorney pleaded guilty Friday to arranging to have a concealed listening device placed in the car of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 6 comments | 7697 Views

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School superintendent: Many of our schools are at capacity

San Ramon Valley schools are bursting at the seams, according to school Superintendent Mary Shelton, who spoke to about 25...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 8396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas line break closes street, businesses

A gas line break prompted the closure of a roadway and some businesses for more than an hour Friday evening. The gas line,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 6 comments | 1360 Views

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Readers Choice results are in!

Things to do, places to see, pampering to enjoy and yummies to eat -- once again, our readers have spoken. For the fourth...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by SALLY, on Oct 21, 2013 at 9:14 am | 6 comments | 9804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotaries give dictionaries to Danville 3rd-graders

Third-graders in Danville and across the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are set to receive nearly 2,500 printed...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by thankful teacher, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 7635 Views

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SRVUSD investigates student fight caught on video

An off-campus fight between two Dougherty Valley High School students is garnering added attention from school officials,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Abc, on Nov 20, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 10193 Views

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DA: Shooter's spark caused Mount Diablo blaze

A spark from a stray bullet hitting a rock led to the fire that burned a swath across Mount Diablo, according to an investigation...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sparky, on Dec 2, 2013 at 6:39 am | 6 comments | 2452 Views

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BART rates set to go up

Starting on Jan. 1, BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares to help pay for new train cars and other projects, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kip Ohara, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 3666 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four busted in multi-county mail theft ring

A call from an alert Tri-Valley resident led to the arrest of four men in a mail-theft ring that spanned four counties, including...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Christa, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 3869 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville resident to plead guilty in public auction scheme

A Danville resident and two other Contra Costa County real estate investors have accepted plea deals for conspiring to commit...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 5031 Views

SPORTS

Oakland Raiders sued by cheerleader

A member of the Oakland Raiderettes cheerleading squad sued the football team in Alameda County Superior Court Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 4, 2014 at 6:26 am | 6 comments | 2305 Views

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Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 6, 2014 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 709 Views

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Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:05 am | 6 comments | 1861 Views

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Lowe's agrees to pay $18 million for environmental violations

A local judge has ordered North Carolina-based Lowe's Home Centers to pay $18 million in damages for environmental violations...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 5, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 1161 Views

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Grand jury returns indictment against state senator, 28 others

State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 other defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 780 Views

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Faria Preserve back before San Ramon Planning Commission

Residents will get another chance to speak about plans to develop a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon, as the city...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 1100 Views

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REDWOODS NEED OUR HELP

Hello my name is Steve I have a lot of experience with this type of chemicals. I have dealt with DOW AGRO chemicals company...

Original post made by steve on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Jun 26, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 6 comments | 448 Views

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Danville begins Railroad Avenue project

Danville's Railroad Avenue improvement project began this week. The one-year project aims to enhance the Railroad Avenue...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Danville Hartz, on Jun 19, 2014 at 7:33 am | 6 comments | 1785 Views

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State officials warn of whooping cough epidemic

California is currently experiencing a whooping cough epidemic, according to the California Department of Public Health,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Jun 17, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 6 comments | 3981 Views
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