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San Ramon residents take to the streets in mass demonstration against racism, police brutality
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of San Ramon on Wednesday evening in a mass demonstration that condemned racism... Last comment on Jun 5, 2020 at 7:15 am | 27 comments

Contra Costa County declares indefinite curfew in response to civil unrest
Starting on Tuesday, the curfew requires Contra Costa County residents and visitors to stay indoors from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m.... Last comment on Jun 5, 2020 at 7:44 am | 7 comments

Hundreds of demonstrators close streets in non-violent protest in Dublin
Hundreds of protesters shut down the streets in central Dublin on Monday afternoon, as Tri-Valley residents joined the numerous... Last comment on Jun 5, 2020 at 8:46 am | 12 comments

SR Planning Commission to review proposed fitness center in former OSH location
The San Ramon Planning Commission on Tuesday will review a proposal for a fitness center on the former Orchard's Supply Hardware... Last comment on Jun 2, 2020 at 10:14 am | 5 comments

 
 
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Celebrating Halloween, the black and orange reaching the World Series, and greatness of Brian Wilson, the amazing Giants closer. Submitted by GO GIANTS! on Oct 28, 2010

 
 
 
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Danville debates closing downtown streets for outdoor dining as county health lifts more restrictions
The Danville Town Council will consider closing some streets in downtown to give local restaurants additional space to offer outdoor dining now that Contra Costa Health Services has relaxed more restrictions in its newly revised order. Friday, 5:44 PM | 3 comments

Contra Costa County lifts emergency curfew order
Contra Costa County has lifted its curfew order effective Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m., following other Bay Area jurisdictions that have recently done the same. Thursday, 3:33 PM

Bishop Ranch announces health safety plans for reopening offices, shops
San Ramon's Bishop Ranch has announced a new series of health and safety programs that will strive to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus as customers and employees return. Thursday, 9:42 PM

Publisher's Note: We have all been changed
The Pleasanton Weekly staff's excitement about being able to resume printing this week is tempered by the continued concern and stress brought about by the health and economic crisis and the civil unrest of this week. Thursday, 9:24 PM

San Ramon residents take to the streets in mass demonstration against racism, police brutality
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of San Ramon on Wednesday evening in a mass demonstration that condemned racism and police brutality, both locally and across the county. Thursday, 4:08 PM | 27 comments

Schools should encourage but not require students to wear face coverings, draft guidance says
Students should be encouraged but not required to use face coverings when California schools reopen for classroom instruction, according to a draft of "interim guidance" from the state obtained by EdSource. Thursday, 9:28 PM

San Ramon resident Luz María Gómez declares candidacy for City Council
The race to lead San Ramon officially has its first non-incumbent candidate throw their hat into the ring, with the announcement that resident Luz María Gómez has declared her candidacy for the City Council's District 1 seat. Wednesday, 1:22 PM | 1 comments

SRVEF Run for Education returns with virtual race
The San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF) has officially opened registration for its 37th annual Run for Education and is inviting local residents to get out and run for their local schools. Friday, 9:47 AM

Drive-in movies make a come-back
The Alameda County Fairgrounds will host a pop-up series of drive-in movies this summer, starting next Friday evening (June 12) with "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Wednesday, 3:27 PM

Retail shopping, childcare among the businesses reopening in Contra Costa County
Bay Area public health officers announced Monday that they "expect to move forward with additional openings" of businesses starting this week while continuing to track the spread of COVID-19 in the region. Tuesday, 7:38 PM | 1 comments

SRVUSD high school students awarded for academic excellence
The Contra Costa County Office of Education has awarded three local students for their achievements in the Regional Occupational Program and Career Technical Education Program. Tuesday, 7:02 PM

Hundreds of demonstrators close streets in non-violent protest in Dublin
Hundreds of protesters shut down the streets in central Dublin on Monday afternoon, as Tri-Valley residents joined the numerous communities throughout the country that have risen up in protests against police brutality. Tuesday, 12:55 PM | 12 comments

Tri-Valley police prepare amid looting around Bay Area
Police agencies in the Tri-Valley braced for potential looting attempts in local communities amid similar cases around the Bay Area during the weekend. No incidents had occurred in the Tri-Valley as of late Sunday night. Sunday, 11:18 PM

Board names Maloney as new principal of Bella Vista Elementary School
Bella Vista Elementary School in San Ramon officially has a new leader, with the recent announcement by the SRVUSD Board of Education that Ryan Maloney has been appointed to serve as principal.
Thursday, 3:11 PM

'Medical miracle': DeSaulnier recounts harrowing experience with near-fatal pneumonia
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier shared the story of his critical hospitalization in his own words and reflected on the imprint that the near-death experience has left on him and how it will influence his public service going forward. Thursday, 10:22 PM

Danville entrepreneur receives $100,000 deal on 'Shark Tank'
A Danville local dove into the "Shark Tank" last week, and came out with a $100,000 investment after a successful pitch on ABC's entrepreneurial reality show. Tuesday, 3:38 PM | 2 comments

Two SRVUSD educators make county Teacher of the Year finals
The Contra Costa County Office of Education has announced that two of its four Teacher of the Year program finalists are from the SRVUSD: Sarah Clancy (Live Oak) and Courtney Konopacky (Stone Valley). Wednesday, 3:21 PM

 

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