Editorials

2017

Express lanes are not a silver bullet for I-680, but should help

With more potential users of the far-left lane and more drivers maneuvering toward that lane, there seems a real possibility of some level of traffic flow improvement, but not nearly to the extent realized with I-580.

October 5, 2017 | 10 comments
Seeking Tri-Valley's everyday heroes

Nominations in eight award categories due Sept. 18
A hero is not defined by money or celebrity but by commitment to bettering the world and being a blessing to others.

September 3, 2017 | No comments yet
Stop commemorating the Confederacy

In support of Sen. Glazer's call for removing symbols from public spaces
In the wake of the hate-fueled white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Va., our local State Sen. Steve Glazer is renewing Senate Joint Resolution 15, which he originally presented last year calling on the U.S. Congress and the president to remove symbols honoring Confederate political and military leaders from federal public buildings and parks.

August 25, 2017 | 24 comments
Wireless facility bill will circumvent local control

Thank you, Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda), for being the lone No vote on Senate Bill 649, which, in essence, usurps local government control of public right-of-ways and restricts their ability to collect rent for putting cell towers on public property.

July 6, 2017 | No comments yet
Hats off to citizen (turned) journalist

'Observer' Roz Rogoff retires after years of covering San Ramon
Local news coverage is imperative to the health of a community. When the number of journalists locally and nationally was dwindling, San Ramon resident Rosalind "Roz" Rogoff saw this dearth of local news coverage and did something many couldn't -- or wouldn't.

January 5, 2017 | 1 comment

2016

Re-elect San Ramon council incumbents; vote Yes on Measure X

Also recommend voting No on BART bond, re-electing Assemblywoman Baker
Four candidates are vying this fall for two San Ramon City Council seats, with incumbents Phil O'Loane and Scott Perkins being challenged by Susmita Nayak and Sabina Zafar.

October 23, 2016 | 8 comments

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Young Girl, The Roy Moore Story
By Tom Cushing | 26 comments | 578 views

Tri-Valley Ventures launches valley's first venture capital fund
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 551 views

Denied College Admission? Should You Appeal?
By Elizabeth LaScala | 2 comments | 392 views

"Merry Christmas!" Or not? How about nativity scenes on public land?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 0 comments | 82 views