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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville teen pleads guilty to assaulting Idaho woman

Eighteen-year-old Marshall Owens Dittrich pleaded guilty to attacking a woman last summer after she offered the hitchhiking...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by It's Just Me, on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 1558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects rob jewelry store using pepper spray, sledgehammer

Two armed robbers sprayed Walnut Creek jewelry store workers with pepper spray and made off with several Rolex watches Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 11 comments | 1816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest made in connection with home burglaries

Danville Police arrested a suspect in connection with a series of residential burglaries occurring in Danville and Blackhawk...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by GM, on Feb 25, 2013 at 11:12 am | 11 comments | 3355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 11 comments | 2169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair arrested after highway chase ends in Alamo

Two San Mateo men were arrested after they allegedly led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase through...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Danny, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 2183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-run Cafe sells last lunch

The popular Cafe@Culinary served its last meals Friday to long lines of students at Monte Vista High School. The snack bar,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:17 pm | 10 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alamo MAC hears from schools chief

The School District will soon decide on whether to install solar panels at Monte Vista High and other schools, and Superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alamoan, on Mar 5, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oh, did you miss something?

Dear Dolores, Is Emily waiting for SRVUSD to write a press release on yesterday's news? halbailey@yahoo.com...

Original post made by Hal on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by becky, on Sep 8, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 10 comments | 1663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country is going the distance

Students in four Kids' Country programs have begun training as a part of the GO FAR program to help fight childhood obesity....

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by JJ from Danville, on Feb 11, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 10 comments | 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Students are being used as bargaining chips'

Nearly 100 teachers gathered at Stoneridge Mall on Tuesday afternoon to participate in a "grade-in." One of several actions...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Vince, on May 14, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 10 comments | 1466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country Hemorrhaging Money !!!

Kids' Country finally filed its tax return for last year and it lost a staggering amount of money. For the year ended June...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 1575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family deals with daughter's suicide by helping young musicians

The parents of a middle school girl who committed suicide in 2008 are helping her live on by providing scholarships and instruments...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Jul 28, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 4120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley set for Measure A election

San Ramon Valley voters have until Tuesday (May 5) to cast their ballots in the mail-only special election on whether to...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Herman Glates, on May 6, 2015 at 9:33 am | 10 comments | 2139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS gets new principal after recent hire opts out

Kevin Ahern was selected as the new Monte Vista High principal Thursday, less than a week after a Larkspur administrator...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by sponge bob roundpants, on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 5189 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan kicks off her campaign for 10th congressional district seat

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo), who was elected to represent the 15th District in November, kicked off her...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 2473 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Scoop! Scoop! McNerney Votes for Health Care Bill

Well, I guess this really isn't a news scoop since McNerney voted for the Obama-care bill a while ago. However, I have some...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Sep 27, 2010 at 7:19 am | 10 comments | 1348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Third time's a charm for Brown, Whitman at Dominican University

While it may not be any clearer who'll get the most votes for California's governorship in November following their third...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 1863 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harmer concedes; congratulates McNerney on re-election to 3rd term as 11th District's congressman

David Harmer, a San Ramon attorney and Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District, conceded defeat Friday in...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 8, 2010 at 7:55 am | 10 comments | 1672 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SRV High grad killed in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday afternoon, according to Councilmember Mike Doyle. Joshua...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by jake, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 2016 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Miller to retire from Congress

U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez) announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 10 comments | 1685 Views
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