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San Ramon council looks to add marijuana, e-cigarettes to city smoking regulations
The San Ramon City Council will look to join other Bay Area communities in limiting the prevalence of e-cigarettes and other... Last comment on Nov 13, 2019 at 6:06 am | 1 comment

County supervisors to consider banning sales of e-cigarettes
The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors are poised to approve on Tuesday a ban on the sale of vaping devices including e-cigarettes,... Last comment on Nov 11, 2019 at 11:40 am | 1 comment

San Ramon: Commission set for update on City Center Mixed Use Master Plan
The San Ramon Planning Commission will once again meet to discuss the 4,500-housing unit project proposed by Bishop Ranch... Last comment 11 hours ago | 10 comments

Danville: Police issue 63 traffic-related citations in four hours
Spurred by a reported increase in vehicle collisions in the downtown area, the Danville Police Department held a traffic... Last comment on Nov 11, 2019 at 11:42 pm | 9 comments

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"Mt. Diablo Wildfire"
A thick layer of smoke from the Mt. Diablo wildfire covers the hills of Blackhawk creating a sensational sunset. Submitted by Perry Lentine on Aug 25, 2010


Village Theatre's Art Gallery celebrating 10th anniversary
Downtown Danville's Village Theatre is celebrating a decade of artistic excellence this week, and will be holding a special ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the opening of the theater's Art Gallery. Wednesday, 3:35 PM

Alamo Danville Artists’ Society to open newest exhibit, 'Enchantment'
The Alamo Danville Artists' Society is set to host the opening of its newest exhibit “Enchantment" at Blackhawk Gallery next week, and art connoisseurs and casual observers alike are invited to an opening reception on Nov. 23. Wednesday, 10:39 PM

Editorial: Dublin voters fail to turn out, again
Public elections demand voter participation. Every vote matters is only relevant if every voter thinks every election matters. It's time for all of the Tri-Valley to always put their ballot where their mouth is. Wednesday, 4:32 PM

SRVFPD: Family of seven displaced due to house fire
Seven people were displaced from a house fire late Monday afternoon in unincorporated San Ramon Valley, fire officials said. Tuesday, 9:19 AM

County supervisors unanimously approve ban on sale of all vaping products
A ban on the sale of vaping products that have not been reviewed by the U.S. FDA, cannabis vaping products and flavored tobacco products in unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County goes into effect next Monday. Tuesday, 4:24 PM

Danville: Artist in Residence Program at Tao House provides working retreat
The Eugene O'Neill Foundation is calling on all playwrights, scholars, and already established theatre artists who are changing disciplines, to apply for its upcoming artist in residence program. Tuesday, 9:17 PM

Danville museum to host local historians, authors for special event
The Museum of the San Ramon Valley will be bringing a collection of local authors to downtown Danville on Sunday, where they will regale history buffs with conversation on the history and landscape of the region. Tuesday, 9:19 PM

Danville named 10th-best small city in state; San Ramon ranks 19th
Tri-Valley communities including Pleasanton, Danville and San Ramon are some of the best small cities in America, according to a new study by personal finance website WalletHub. Monday, 4:14 PM

Tri-Valley Hero: E. Trent Thompson, using art to help others
When the artist opened his studio at The Switch in Livermore, he befriended a homeless woman named Syndey living near the entrance. Thompson had the idea to paint her with creative nuances to acknowledge her as a valuable person. Sunday, 5:13 PM

Danville: Police issue 63 traffic-related citations in four hours
Spurred by a reported increase in vehicle collisions in the downtown area, the Danville Police Department held a traffic enforcement saturation event on Wednesday and issued a total of 63 citations to unsafe drivers and others. Sunday, 5:12 PM | 9 comments

Around Pleasanton: After decades of military and civic service, Chris Miller is stepping away
Chris Miller, a retired lieutenant colonel in the Army who served in Vietnam and for decades since has boosted veterans' awareness programs, is taking a well-deserved leave from the many civic programs he has championed. Sunday, 5:30 PM

Iron Horse Middle School ends lockdown instigated by graffiti threat
Iron Horse Middle School was placed on lockdown for more than three hours Thursday in what school district officials called “an extreme abundance of caution" after graffiti threatening a shooting was found on a bathroom wall. Thursday, 1:50 PM | 4 comments

Tri-Valley Hero: The Nimmo family, standing up to anxiety
Tri-Valley Hero recipients tend to savor the spotlight, but when the Nimmo family of Pleasanton accepted the Courage award last month, the moment was quiet and somber. Thursday, 1:24 PM

Blackhawk residents talk parcel tax, local burglaries at public safety town hall
Blackhawk community members had the opportunity to talk about fire and criminal activity concerns with their public safety officials Tuesday evening during a public safety town hall. Wednesday, 3:07 PM


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