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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 | 1354 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 | 9776 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 | 7622 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 10174 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 | 2439 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3659 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 | 3853 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 | 5020 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 | 2299 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 703 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 | 1843 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 | 1156 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 | 775 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 | 1083 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 | 443 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 | 1782 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 | 3935 Views

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Contra Costa supervisors OK $6 million loan to hospital

A plan to keep Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo open in a drastically scaled-down form is moving forward with a $6 million...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 6 comments | 1357 Views

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San Ramon council addresses water-use strategies

San Ramon's water sustainability -- past, present and future -- was the main topic of conversation Tuesday at the City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Britt, on Aug 10, 2014 at 9:27 am | 6 comments | 951 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New credit scoring could help home buyers

The National Association of Realtors this week praised a decision by FICO, the Fair Isaac Corp. credit monitoring agency,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Robin Banks, on Aug 20, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 6 comments | 945 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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