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Into the forest

Joe Christianson discovered a little bit of heaven just east of Alamo after the last rains. He hiked into the Las Trampas...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Mike Hunt, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 2531 Views

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Buchanan's teacher-firing bill passes Legislature

The state Legislature passed a locally authored bill Friday that aims to protect and ensure the safety of children. Assembly...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Sep 18, 2013 at 9:25 am | 12 comments | 2531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo fire live online

A smoldering fire in the Alamo hills can be watched right now on the San Ramon Valley Protection District [http://www.srvfpd.dst.ca.us/cam.htm...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Mar 30, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 5 comments | 2530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charlotte Wood Middle School sets up fund for Williams family

Charlotte Wood Middle School has set up a fund to pay for the hospital bills for one of its teachers who was seriously injured...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Shara Waybright, on Aug 6, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 arrested in separate Walnut Creek burglaries

Five people were arrested in two separate burglaries in Walnut Creek over the weekend, according to reports. Walnut Creek...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 2528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank robbery suspect arrested

Danville Police are holding a 37-year-old man in custody in connection with a Monday afternoon robbery at the Wells Fargo...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 13, 2011 at 10:57 am | 7 comments | 2527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district denies former principal's lawsuit claims

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has responded to a lawsuit filed by a former principal at Monte Vista High School,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by MV2011, on Jun 23, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 16 comments | 2526 Views

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Iron Horse Trail overcrossings being studied

Danville and San Ramon are considering building bridges on the Iron Horse Trail to facilitate crossing over three roads with...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Forest Warn, on Oct 15, 2007 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 2524 Views

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Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect Tuesday in Pleasanton, but not Danville

Starting Jan. 1, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts, and other stores selling...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 19 comments | 2524 Views

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Ramp closures set this week for I-680 express lanes work

Construction on the Interstate 680 express lanes project will lead to a pair of overnight freeway ramp closures during the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Residents, on Mar 31, 2016 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board discusses hate crimes, support staff, Dougherty Valley temporary school

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Board of Education convened for its first meeting of the year Tuesday, resolving...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jan 19, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 13 comments | 2522 Views

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Town Council to hold hearing on Magee Ranch development

Danville's Town Council will hold its first public hearing on the Magee Ranch/SummerHill Homes development at 7:30 p.m. on...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by recall for Danville Town Council, on Jul 18, 2013 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local families urge FDA to clarify risks in OxyContin reformulation

Don't be fooled by the reformulation of OxyContin and the claims that it is less dangerous than before. That's the message...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:40 am | 9 comments | 2519 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney introduces bill to fight outsourcing

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th District) has introduced a bill to stop outsourcing by cracking down on what he calls...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by DaveB, on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 28 comments | 2518 Views

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School board orders parcel tax renewal election

The San Ramon Valley school board Tuesday night unanimously approved of ordering a mail-in election May 5 for voters to decide...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 14, 2015 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 2517 Views

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Bella Vista park concept approved

The San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commission unanimously approved the conceptual plan for the Bella Vista Elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 2517 Views

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Kiwanis charging full steam ahead for July 3-4

Have fun by taking part in the Hay Days festivities on July 3-4 in downtown Danville. That's the message these days from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 9, 2008 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ultimate Configuration in Alamo Business District

Dear neighbors, Please access www.alamoinc.org and review the Ultimate Configuration for Stone Valley Road and Danville...

Original post made by Lisa Wright on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stan Westmore, on Jul 14, 2008 at 1:11 pm | 11 comments | 2515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Danville, San Ramon...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on May 1, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 19 comments | 2515 Views

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Glazer, Bonilla hold top spots in State Senate race

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer was the top vote-getter in the State Senate District 7 special primary Tuesday but fell well short...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sam Ramon, on Mar 25, 2015 at 10:52 am | 8 comments | 2514 Views
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