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Coroner determines SRVHS student's drowning was accidental
Contra Costa County coroner's officials have ruled the drowning death of freshman Benjamin Curry in the San Ramon Valley... Last comment 4 hours ago | 17 comments

Becton set to become Contra Costa's new DA
Interim District Attorney Diana Becton is set to become Contra Costa County’s new DA for a full term. Read the full story... Last comment on Jun 17, 2018 at 8:09 am | 2 comments

Traveling the world: Tri-Valley family recalls adventures they wrap up journey
The Gillette family -- mom Audrey, dad Bryan, and sons Colin, 11, and Decker, 9 -- were on safari with a guide midway through... Last comment on Jun 8, 2018 at 7:36 am | 1 comment

 
 
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"Godbeams Over Danville"
This image was taken just at daybreak from a hillside on the west side of the 680 fwy. The sun is low on the horizon causing the sun beams to be filtered by the clouds producing expanding "godbeams" over the town of Danville. This image won best of show in the recent Tri-Valley Photo contest. Submitted by Richard Valenti on Jan 24, 2014

 
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Stone Valley Middle School welcomes new principal
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education announced at last week's board meeting that Justin White, an assistant principal from San Ramon Valley High School, was selected to take over the position effective July 1. Monday, 12:56 PM

Kidchella brings children's rock to Danville
Back by popular demand is the Danville-sponsored kids summer music program Kidchella: A Children's Reading & Music Festival. Monday, 5:18 PM

Get the scoop: Ice cream trail coming to the Tri-Valley
The trail involves ice cream shops from Pleasanton and Livermore up through Dublin and then Danville. Its objective is for players to visit at least five of the 16 participating shops -- for every five shops visited, the trail's sponsor Visit Tri-Valley will donate $5 to local nonprofit the Valley Humane Society. Monday, 4:55 PM

Summerfest returns to downtown Danville for 27th year
Danville Summerfest 2018 will be returning this weekend for its 27th year, celebrating community, commerce and summer fun. Sunday, 6:36 PM

Voters approve creating BART inspector general position
While most voters know the passage of Regional Measure 3 means Bay Area bridges will see $3 in toll increases during the coming years, the initiative's victory on Election Day also establishes a new inspector general position to serve as an independent watchdog for BART -- an effort spearheaded by local State Senator Steve Glazer. Monday, 12:03 PM

Danville Town Council to discuss committee appointments
At a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Danville Town Council will interview several candidates for available positions at three different local and county commissions. Sunday, 6:37 PM

Sheriff's office now taking texts to 911 during emergencies
Emergencies in unincorporated Contra Costa County can now be reported by text messages to 911, county sheriff's officials said. Sunday, 6:38 PM

Becton set to become Contra Costa's new DA
Interim District Attorney Diana Becton is set to become Contra Costa County's new DA for a full term. Friday, 11:56 AM | 2 comments

DeSaulnier's anti-opioid act passes in U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) achieved a victory in his fight against opioid addiction on Wednesday when a bi-partisan bill he co-sponsored was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives. Thursday, 5:15 PM

Alameda County Fair: Summer showcase begins 18-day run in Pleasanton
No need to worry about that rumbling near downtown Pleasanton on Friday morning. Those are the sounds and sights of cowboys and cowgirls herding steer to and from the fairgrounds via Main Street in the second annual cattle drive to usher in opening day of the 2018 Alameda County Fair. Thursday, 3:49 PM

Hiking -- a Deus family tradition
Pleasanton resident John Deus and his son Tom began a tradition years ago to enjoy hikes together every Father's Day, sometimes even backpacking the entire weekend. Thursday, 5:56 PM

Music in the Park returns to Danville
Danville's popular summer concert series "Music in the Park" will be returning for its 33rd year, with a wide variety of musical entertainment, all performed outdoors so audience members can enjoy the town's cool summer nights. Wednesday, 5:26 PM

Danville and San Ramon launch new websites for 2018
Both Danville and San Ramon have recently launched newly designed websites, with the goal of making it easier for their residents to navigate the government sites and stay informed of community happenings, town officials say. Wednesday, 2:18 PM

Blackhawk Museum brings back its Father's Day Car Show
The Blackhawk Museum's 11th annual Father's Day Classic Car Show is returning this Sunday to celebrate Danville dads with music and a diverse collection of cars from across the Tri-Valley. Tuesday, 6:08 PM

Video story time now offered by county libraries
The Contra Costa County Library system is now offering online video story time through its YouTube channel. Wednesday, 5:09 PM

Historical buildings celebrated in Danville
Members of both the Danville Heritage Resource Commission and Town Council have issued five historical plaques to buildings throughout the town. Tuesday, 12:25 PM

Rotary Club of Alamo honors Educators and Students of the Year
With the school year having come to a close, the Rotary Club of Alamo recognized the accomplishments of both students and teachers in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District at an awards ceremony on May 23. Tuesday, 6:33 PM

Danville doctor dies in crash after large tree falls onto I-680
A woman killed when a tree fell onto northbound Interstate 680 on Monday in Danville has been identified as Lyudmila Beyzer, a doctor of 15 years at John Muir Health. Monday, 9:24 PM

San Ramon students among Swalwell's nominees to U.S. service academies
Two recent San Ramon graduates were among six students nominated this year by Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) to attend U.S. service academies. Monday, 3:56 PM

Local youth theater company brings musical 'Pippin' musical to Danville
"I Can Do That," a nonprofit youth theater company based in Danville, is bringing the musical "Pippin" to the Village Theatre in Danville starting next Friday. Sunday, 1:18 PM

Coroner determines SRVHS student's drowning was accidental
Contra Costa County coroner's officials have ruled the drowning death of freshman Benjamin Curry in the San Ramon Valley High School pool on May 8 was accidental, according to a copy of the coroner's report obtained by DanvilleSanRamon.com. Wednesday, 2:01 PM | 17 comments

Prospective San Ramon City Council candidates begin to emerge
While the November election is still five months away, with the announcement that Councilman Harry Sachs will not seek re-election, an opportunity has opened up for at least one person to bring a new face to the San Ramon City Council. Thursday, 4:00 PM | 3 comments

 

Couples: “True love is a decision between the head and the heart . . .
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Some election thoughts
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Nominations due by Sept. 17

DanvilleSanRamon.com and Pleasanton Weekly are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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