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Danville police investigate apparent murder-suicide

Town police are investigating the deaths of a Danville couple in a suspected murder-suicide near Crow Canyon Country Club...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 1886 Views

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Danville teacher takes plea deal in teen molestation case

A 29-year-old music teacher from Danville pleaded no contest Tuesday to three counts of molesting his students during piano...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Michelle, on Jul 6, 2015 at 6:24 am | 3 comments | 2177 Views

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Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 5, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 11 comments | 2214 Views

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Assemblywoman honors Sykes as Veteran of the Year

State Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) named local Navy veteran Ryan Sykes as her district's "Veteran of the Year." Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 418 Views

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Independence Day happenings in San Ramon

The annual Independence Day Run San Ramon walk/run event kicks off this Saturday morning followed in the evening by the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 810 Views

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Governor signs vaccination bill

The bill, inspired by a measles outbreak in California that started at Disneyland in December, triggered heated debate and...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 3, 2015 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 727 Views

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DSRSD opens new recycled water fill station

The Dublin San Ramon Services District opened its second residential recycled water fill station in its service area, agency...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gray Hair-Gray Water, on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1303 Views

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San Ramon council talks water conservation

The city of San Ramon and its Dougherty Valley residents are showing exemplary water conservation performance so far during...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Louise, on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1185 Views

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35 new stores opening as Livermore's outlet center expands

Livermore's outlet center at El Charro Road and I-580, now renamed San Francisco Premium Outlets, will open a new 185,000...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by cindy, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1884 Views

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School board to talk homework policy, LCAP, budget

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to weigh approval of proposed changes to the district's homework rules during its...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Justin, on Jun 29, 2015 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1527 Views

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Save Mount Diablo acquires new wildlife oasis

Local environmental nonprofit Save Mount Diablo recently announced it has acquired another wildlife oasis called Hanson Hills...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by JT, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views

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Update: Second hiker reports being hit on trail near Danville

The investigation continues into a crash involving bicyclists and hikers in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness near Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by JT, on Jun 24, 2015 at 10:52 am | 7 comments | 2957 Views

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Man killed in highway shooting worked at San Ramon restaurant

Friends and coworkers of a young father who was shot and killed Saturday on Highway 4 in unincorporated Pittsburg are reeling...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Louise, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 2334 Views

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State court: Cities can require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 22, 2015 at 11:59 am | 16 comments | 1101 Views

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Hiker injured in crash with cyclist on trail near Danville

A hiker in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness near Danville was injured Wednesday morning in a collision with a bicyclist,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sponge Bob Roundpants, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:48 am | 27 comments | 3532 Views

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School board discusses changing homework rules

The San Ramon Valley school district appears set to revamp its homework rules, with the school board reviewing recommended...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Douglas, on Jun 16, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 3252 Views

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FBI seeks info in Alamo fiber optic cable vandalism

The FBI is asking for help in finding the people responsible for vandalizing buried fiber optic cables at 10 locations in...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jun 16, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 1629 Views

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Opponents criticize potential school calendar change

A group of San Ramon Valley parents turned out to the school board meeting last week to voice their displeasure with the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Douglas, on Jun 16, 2015 at 9:54 am | 14 comments | 2831 Views

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San Ramon woman surprised with PG&E scholarship

A San Ramon woman attending Diablo Valley College received a surprise annual scholarship from PG&E last Monday as part of...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jun 15, 2015 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 1420 Views

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EBMUD board OKs 25% temporary surcharge

The East Bay Municipal Utility District's board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a $1.8 billion budget for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ghost of Muir, on Jun 12, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 2563 Views
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