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AROUND TOWN

Oakland coliseum board OKs 10-year lease for A's

In a dramatic last-minute deal, the board that manages the O.co Coliseum voted 6-2 Thursday morning to approve a new 10-year...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 4, 2014 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 2173 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

America should be seen

Just saw the movie "America" in downtown Walnut Creek. It is highly thought-provoking. Conservatives should want to see...

Original post made by Phil Erupp on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assemblywoman honors local Veteran of the Year

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, whose district covers Danville and San Ramon, recognized the 16th Assembly District's 2014 Veteran...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 3141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Theater workshop runs this week in Danville

More than two dozen young, aspiring playwrights and actors are spending this week writing and performing plays in the home...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jul 8, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor hopes to keep A's and Raiders in Oakland

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that she still hopes the Raiders football team and the A's baseball team will stay...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Westerner, on Jul 10, 2014 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nomination season begins for local elections

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 4 general election began Monday and continues through Aug. 8, with seats on governing...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism, crashes, battery arrests top SRPD call log

The San Ramon Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sherm, on Jul 17, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor appoints new Contra Costa County judge

Danielle K. Douglas, a San Francisco Democrat and former local prosecutor, was appointed Wednesday to the Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 17, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 881 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board names new Cal High principal

San Ramon's California High School has a new principal after the school board voted to appoint Sarah Wondolowski to the head...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Larry C, on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1096 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor signs bill aimed at easing sexual assault victims' access to counseling

A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Friday aims to ease the process for sexual assault victims to receive counseling services. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 378 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor signs truck fuel efficiency bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by improving the fuel efficiency of trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 28, 2014 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism, theft, traffic stop arrests top DPD log

The Danville Police Department provides the Danville-SanRamon Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by DanvilleResident, on Jul 28, 2014 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for the Tri-Valley, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 9002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland A's lease gets county board approval

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an agreement to extend the Oakland Athletics'...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 30, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville dog park section to reopen next week

Town of Danville maintenance staff re-seeded a section of the large dog area at the Canine Corral Dog Park at Hap Magee Ranch...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 895 Views

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Authorities search for burglar in Alamo break-in

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office has asked for the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a residential...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Dee Sebring, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo VP takes top post at Pleasanton school

Stone Valley Middle School vice principal Karen Johnson has been selected as principal at Alisal Elementary School in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 11, 2014 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 758 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Late-night freeway crash reported near Alamo

Four lanes were closed for more than an hour on Interstate 680 near Alamo following a crash involving a trailer and another...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Louisa, on Aug 14, 2014 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville resident honored for police volunteerism

Danville police volunteer Paul Cowell has been honored for years of service to the town through the department's Volunteer...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jean Schroeder, on Aug 19, 2014 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 856 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRVFPD recognized for financial reporting

For the 13th year in a row, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District has received the certificate of achievement for...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Rich McVey, on Aug 20, 2014 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 517 Views
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