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Residents come out in droves to contest draft General Plan update

It was standing room only at Danville's Planning Commission meeting Tuesday night, as hundreds of residents turned out to...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Dec 21, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 41 comments | 2677 Views

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Nurses picket at 21 Kaiser hospitals

Nurses at 21 Kaiser Permanente hospitals, including Walnut Creek, held a one-day picket Wednesday afternoon in protest of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Dec 20, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 1319 Views

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Cycling for the future of education

Twenty-eight years after a severe accident that severed his left arm, Danville resident Chris Hopkins rode a unicycle and...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Cool, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water line break causes lane closure on San Ramon Valley Boulevard

Due to a water line break near the Elworthy property construction site, a road closure on San Ramon Valley Boulevard south...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Dara, on Dec 20, 2012 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 759 Views

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Tri Valley Heroes: Role model Cassanda Bankson honored for bravery, sincerity

Like many of her peers, 20-year-old Cassandra Bankson has a penchant for makeup. Except when she puts on foundation, mascara...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cassandra Bankson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1760 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Ramon Valley Unified responds to Connecticut school shooting

Twenty-six people were killed Friday when a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside a Newtown, Conn. elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Dec 19, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 9 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Make-A-Wish teen will meet idol

After being on the Make-A-Wish Foundation waiting list for two years, 17-year-old Shelbi Zeien will meet Justin Bieber at...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by bz, on Dec 19, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views

SPORTS

Umpires Wanted Earn $33-$45 per Game!

San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League is looking for Softball Umpires! Have fun while making up to $33-$45 per game this...

Original post made by Steve Renfro on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Dottie Hinson, on Dec 18, 2012 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 827 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault and Rape

Below is official police report on rape which took place Wednesday of last week on one of Las Tramps Trails: 261 PC...

Original post made by frankly on Dec. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 805 Views

SPORTS

Girl's Softball Registration Open until Jan. 25th!

San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League (SRVGAL) is pleased to announce that registration for the 2013 Girl's Softball Season...

Original post made by Steve Renfro on Dec. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three schools shelter in place after natural gas odor reported

Spokeswoman Kimberly French said the Fire District first received a call around 10:45 a.m. about a gas-like odor in an area...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Dville, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1813 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

New Children's Book Highlights Shelter Pets

A new book by local San Ramon author Fern Dahlstrom highlights a homeless tabby cat named Charlie and his journey to find...

Original post made by F. Dahlstrom on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cathy, on Dec 17, 2012 at 6:54 am | 4 comments | 1103 Views

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Contra Costa County to close 4 fire stations after voters reject parcel tax measure

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a plan to shutter four fire stations...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 14, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1122 Views

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San Ramon City Council votes down fireworks for Independence Day 2013

At its Tuesday meeting, San Ramon's City Council voted to confirm a recommendation not bring back fireworks in next year's...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 9 comments | 1202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Navy reservist scores $195,000 Lotto ticket in San Ramon

A Navy reservist who returned from Afghanistan last month has even more reason to celebrate this holiday season after winning...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by John Paul Jones, on Dec 14, 2012 at 7:06 am | 3 comments | 875 Views

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12/12/12 - It's last sequential day, month, year in our lifetime

It's Dec. 12, 2012 or 12/12/12, the last time we will experience a sequential day, month, and year combination in our lifetimes....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 683 Views

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Tri-Valley Heroes: San Ramon Valley Fire recognized for innovation

In early 2010, Fire Chief Richard Price was sitting with a couple of his coworkers in a San Ramon restaurant when someone...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 916 Views

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Donate toys for holiday happiness

The Marine Toys for Tots Drive for 2012 is underway! Through Dec. 14, donations of unwrapped toys can be dropped off between...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 12, 2012 at 6:42 am | 1 comment | 719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Tunnel Vision' comes to Museum of the San Ramon Valley

Can't wait for the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel to open? Visit the Museum of the San Ramon Valley through Jan. 5,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by mirrormicky, on Dec 11, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 1 comment | 784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: The fiscal cliff

As discussion of the impending fiscal cliff saturates the airwaves, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to the Danville Livery...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Dec 11, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 40 comments | 3810 Views
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