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SRVUSD parent Micah Black bids for Area 5 board seat
Micah Black, a Danville parent of three children and political newcomer, has launched a campaign to challenge for the Area... Last comment on Aug 4, 2022 at 12:39 pm | 27 comments

What a Week: Yet another bike fatality
The sad story of the Danville native's death caught my eye in part because it happened in my old stomping grounds in Northwest... Last comment on Jul 28, 2022 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment

SRVHS team swimming from Alcatraz to San Francisco for a good cause
The San Ramon Valley High School boys' water polo team is set to swim from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco to support research... Last comment on Jul 29, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment

SRVUSD Board President Mintz won't seek re-election in November
Ken Mintz's fourth full term on the San Ramon Valley school board will be his final one, as the current board president announced... Last comment on Jul 20, 2022 at 6:04 pm | 11 comments

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24 friends & family members ran the Marine Memorial Marathon in Washington D.C. in honor of Josh "Chachi" Corral, and ALL runners finished the 26.2 miles course! Pictured above are: (back) Grant Vandevanter, Jason Roudnev, Jordy Corral, Len Hack, Arnie Corral, Bridget Larin and Ed Corral. (Front) Jack Griffin, Zack Corral, Karen Corral, Andrew Vu, Kaelin Ragan, Theresa Carl, Fabiola DeAguinaga, Kayla King & Christina Corral. (Middle Right) Latisha Endsley & Jessie Esteban. Not pictured: Joaquin Aranda and Caryn Bostrom. Submitted by Angie Roudnev on Nov 7, 2012


BART uses weed-eating goats to reduce fire risk, noise pollution
BART is employing goats to reduce fire risk and cut noise pollution on hillsides along train routes in the Bay Area, continuing a practice that began about five years ago and has created other unintended benefits. Sunday, 5:32 PM

Police: Shot fired, intervening witness pistol-whipped in Danville robbery
A man was robbed at gunpoint with a shot fired and a witness attempting to intervene was pistol-whipped in broad daylight at a Danville shopping center on Saturday, according to police. Sunday, 4:48 PM | 1 comments

County supervisors to discuss oversight of sheriff's office
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will discuss oversight of the county sheriff's office and a recommendation from the county's public protection committee to create a regular reporting structure to the board ... Sunday, 9:55 PM

San Ramon Teen Council appointments set for Monday
The San Ramon City Council is set for a special meeting to interview and appoint candidates for two youth representative seats on the city's Teen Council on Monday evening. Sunday, 9:50 PM

Registration open for Hope 100 Golf Marathon
The Hope 100 Golf Marathon is returning to Castlewood Country Club's Valley Course next month and registration is underway for participants and sponsors for the annual endurance event that raises vital money for nonprofit Hope Hospice. Sunday, 5:33 PM

Monte Vista alum Starn reflects on winning SF Marathon -- in first try
Seemingly to make that a point, on July 24 Starn went out and ran in her first marathon, taking on the hilly San Francisco Marathon for her first try at the distance. She did more than just compete ... she won the women's race. Tuesday, 9:06 PM

Can Californians afford electric cars? Wait lists for rebates are long and some programs have shut down
State funding is insufficient so lower-income residents have trouble getting their subsidies. Sunday, 9:19 PM

Cost dispute casts shadow in debate over police radio encryption bill
The fate of a bill that would require police departments to remove encryption from their radio communications was uncertain Wednesday after the Assembly Appropriations Committee deferred a decision on SB 1000. Sunday, 9:19 PM

Karen Stepper running for sixth term on Danville Town Council
Danville Town Councilmember Karen Stepper is seeking to continue for another term in her seat, which she was first elected to in 2002, with no challengers to her incumbency so far. Friday, 4:52 AM

Bilingual ASL production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' onstage in Tri-Valley
The Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton will be hosting a bilingual production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' this month. The show will feature American Sign Language and spoken English. Thursday, 4:40 PM

Young San Ramon bassoonist wants to increase instrument's popularity
Most probably aren't aware of what Dougherty Valley High School student Donovan Tong has come to learn is a worldwide issue -- a lack of young bassoonists rising to the forefront to replace longtime experts on the instrument. Wednesday, 4:33 PM

Councilmember Mark Armstrong seeks election to full term for San Ramon's District 2
Mark Armstrong looks to defend his District 2 seat on the San Ramon City Council in this year's general election, with a campaign to be elected to the seat for a full term after being appointed short-term in 2021. Wednesday, 9:33 PM

Take a 'Road Trip' at the Firehouse
From vacations abroad to quick trips down the West Coast in California, the artists in the 'Road Trip' exhibit in the Harrington Gallery used their unique experiences to create art interpreting what a road trip means to them... Thursday, 5:10 PM

Danville parent Jesse vanZee campaigning for SRVUSD Area 1 seat
Jesse vanZee, a Danville father of five and president of the Montair Dad's Club, has launched a campaign for the school board seat to be vacated by the current board president, who has opted not to seek re-election this November. Tuesday, 10:49 PM | 1 comments

Revisiting the successful bald eagle fledgling rescue at Del Valle Regional Park
Staff members of Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore lauded the outcome of a recent bald eagle fledgling rescue -- a mission that kept park officials and nearby residents on their toes until the recovery was complete. Wednesday, 3:16 PM

San Ramon police investigating suspicious death in apartment
Police continue to investigate the death of a woman found inside a San Ramon apartment earlier this week as a suspicious death case, according to a department spokesperson. Sunday, July 31, 4:13 PM


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