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Paying public educators
Tri-Valley teachers have said they are feeling the financial burdens of high cost-of-living in the Bay Area -- and that without... Last comment 3 hours ago | 3 comments

Final suspect in Heller Jewelers robbery now in custody
A joint operation by SRPD along with the U.S. Marshals' Fugitive Task Force and the Oakland Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms... Last comment on Oct 1, 2023 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment

'We fell short' -- PG&E officials seek to explain recent Danville power outages to council, residents
The Danville community squared off with PG&E officials at the latest Town Council meeting, following months of power outages... Last comment on Sep 21, 2023 at 4:48 pm | 9 comments

San Ramon hospital quietly changes CEO for second time as acquisition decision looms
San Ramon Regional Medical Center has a new interim CEO for the second time in less than a year, all while the FTC continues... Last comment on Sep 20, 2023 at 11:00 am | 1 comment

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"Mark Madsen returns to SRVHS"
San Ramon Valley High School basketball alum Mark Madsen (Class of '94), who also starred at Stanford and helped the Lakers win 2 NBA titles, returned to his alma mater Monday night to speak to this year's crop of players and parents at the annual basketball banquet. Mark stressed to the players that as members of a large and close fraternity of SRV players throughout the years, they will come to use many of the lessons they've learned as part of the program. Here Mark mixes with this year's 5 seniors who were honored for their 4 years of playing SRV basketball. (L-R) Griffen Kapulica, Gavin Foltz, Madsen, Clayton Correa, Logan Louks, and Michael Hernbroth. Submitted by Gary Hernbroth on Mar 21, 2012


Run for Education to mark 40th anniversary
Organizers with the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation are preparing for the organization's Run For Education this weekend, with this year marking the 40th anniversary of the foundation's major fundraising event. Monday, 5:41 PM

Danville council to vote on pay raise for city attorney
The Danville Town Council is set to discuss a contract extension and pay raise for city attorney Rob Ewing at Tuesday's regular meeting, following the completion of his annual performance review. Monday, 5:48 PM

San Ramon city leaders set for joint session on General Plan update process
The San Ramon Planning Commission and City Council are set for a joint meeting this week to discuss the latest steps and considerations in the city's General Plan 2040 update, following a series of discussions at commission meetings. Monday, 4:21 PM

Being funny never gets old
The touring comedy act 'Funny Women of a Certain Age' features four women sharing powerful, honest and hilarious anecdotes about aging and the tribulations of life. The women are set to take to the Bankhead Theater stage Oct. 6. Monday, 4:10 PM

Dublin man sentenced for trying to steal cars from FBI
A 39-year-old Dublin man was sentenced to seven years in prison last week for various crimes, including attempting to steal cars from the FBI, according to federal prosecutors. Sunday, 8:38 PM

Newsom signs law boosting minimum wage for fast-food workers. Is $20 enough?
More than half a million fast-food workers, mostly minorities and women, will earn higher minimum wage because Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a fast-food bill last week. But some say that's not a living wage. Monday, 4:11 PM

San Ramon Jazz at the Library returns in October
The San Ramon Library's fall jazz series is kicking off the first full weekend of October with grammy-nominated Jamie Davis joined by his quartet consisting of pianist Glen Pearson, bassist Ron Belcher, drummer Leon Joyce... Sunday, 10:06 PM

State writes big check for Mount Diablo's Mitchell Canyon Education Center
The state of California gave the future Mitchell Canyon Education Center on Mount Diablo a check for $1 million to boost its construction efforts, the Mount Diablo Interpretive Association has announced. Sunday, 8:38 PM

Newsom's pick to replace Feinstein: Laphonza Butler
Late Sunday evening, Oct. 1, Gov. Gavin Newsom confirmed that Laphonza Butler will replace the late U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and finish out her term through 2024. Monday, 9:18 AM | 1 comments

Final suspect in Heller Jewelers robbery now in custody
A joint operation by SRPD along with the U.S. Marshals' Fugitive Task Force and the Oakland Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Bureau this week yielded the arrest of the fifth and final outstanding suspect in a prominent jewelry heist... Thursday, 2:31 PM | 1 comments

Paying teachers: Analyzing compensation packages across Tri-Valley school districts
Tri-Valley teachers have said they are feeling the financial burdens of high cost-of-living in the Bay Area -- and that without appropriate compensation packages, they will either be forced to move districts or leave the industry. Thursday, 1:39 PM | 3 comments

Serial killer John Getreu dies in prison
John Arthur Getreu, the serial killer who was sentenced to life in prison for the strangulation murders of two women in the 1970s on Stanford University land, has died in state prison, San Mateo County's district attorney confirmed. Sunday, 10:02 PM

Feinstein dies: Leaders share statements on late senator's 'trailblazing' leadership
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving woman senator in the country's history and the first woman to be San Francisco's mayor, has died at the age of 90. Local leaders share their thoughts on her groundbreaking career. Friday, 2:10 PM

What a Week: Silent film festival spotlights Pleasanton's place in early days of cinema
The headline did its job, grabbing my attention right away: 'Pleasanton in the Movies'. The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum regularly screens films from the early days of American cinema, particularly those shot in the Bay Area... Thursday, 4:32 PM

San Ramon Valley High School honors Hall of Fame inductees
San Ramon Valley High School Boosters Club recently celebrated its new selections for its athletic Hall of Fame. The school held dinner and a ceremony Sept. 21 to celebrate the graduates. Tuesday, 9:44 PM

California condors sighted near Mount Diablo, Morgan Territory, Round Valley
Preservation group Save Mount Diablo said in a statement Monday they've tracked the paths of six California condors soaring through the skies above Round Valley and Morgan Territory regional preserves, even near the Mt. Diablo summit. Wednesday, 9:31 PM

Fire chief urges supes to consider San Ramon Valley Fire dispatch center as county backup
The Board of Supervisors heard a presentation from Con Fire last week in which the agency's chief made the case for using Measure X funds to support the SRVFPD communications center and adopt it as a backup for calls countywide. Wednesday, 9:25 PM

Zone 7 opens PFAS water treatment facility in Pleasanton
The Zone 7 Water Agency recently unveiled its new state-of-the-art water treatment facility on Sept. 13, which will use an ion exchange treatment process to remove PFAS chemicals from the Stoneridge groundwater well in Pleasanton. Thursday, 9:48 PM

Community Briefs: State of the School District | Bullying prevention workshop | Open space survey | Youth Council input
Officials with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District have announced an upcoming State of the School District discussion in collaboration with the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation and local chambers of commerce. Thursday, 5:14 PM

Overnight work scheduled in San Ramon for Iron Horse Trail overcrossing
Overnight work impacting Bollinger Canyon Road in San Ramon is scheduled through the current week as construction continues on the city's Iron Horse Regional Trail overcrossing project. Tuesday, 9:48 PM

Danville woman sentenced for embezzling $1.7M from Men's Wearhouse, parent company
A woman from Danville was sentenced to 22 months in federal prison for embezzling over $1.7 million from Men's Wearhouse and its parent company Tailored Brands, federal prosecutors said this week. Wednesday, September 20, 5:29 PM

Bay Club acquires Crow Canyon Country Club, plans facility expansion
Crow Canyon Country Club is in new ownership hands, with The Bay Club announcing Thursday it has acquired the sports and special events venue in Danville as the first milestone of major growth planned for the SF-based company. Thursday, August 31, 3:52 PM


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