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Sunday, September 22, 2019

San Ramon: Police search for man accused of trying to lure girl into car

San Ramon police are looking for a young man they believe was trying to lure a girl into his car Saturday morning.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Danville: License plate readers help identify stolen vehicle; driver arrested

A Bay Point man was arrested Thursday morning in Danville after the allegedly stolen vehicle he was driving passed by an automated license plate reader, according to police.

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San Ramon Regional nurses join union's one-day strike at Tenet facilities

Dozens of registered nurses and their supporters could be seen wearing union red, chanting and waving outside of San Ramon Regional Medical Center on Friday, joining in on a one-day strike seen at eight Tenet hospitals.

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SRVUSD board to talk future bond measure, parcel tax planning during workshop

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is set for a special workshop on Monday evening to discuss future general obligation bond and parcel tax planning.

Friday, 2:45 PM | 1 comment

Thursday, September 19, 2019

New exhibit 'California Indians: The First Inhabitants' now open at Museum of the San Ramon Valley

Fall is just around the corner and at Danville's Museum of the San Ramon Valley that means it's time to break out the Native American artifacts for its annual exhibit highlighting the lives of California's original inhabitants.

Thursday, 10:08 PM | No comments yet
San Ramon Valley Christian Academy hosting ceremony after $1.2M renovations

The San Ramon Valley Christian Academy will hold a special ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, celebrating the incorporation of the academy's preschool into its program as well as the recent completion of its $1.2 million renovations.

Thursday, 12:36 PM | 1 comment
Niles Canyon Railway offers trip back to region's train roots

All aboard! The Niles Canyon Railway gives Bay Area residents and visitors an opportunity to experience history first-hand just minutes south of the Valley on weekends throughout the year.

Thursday, 10:44 AM | No comments yet
San Ramon: Culture in the Community celebration returns for third year

In celebration of the multitude of cultures that make San Ramon such a diverse place to live, on Sunday the city will be throwing its third annual Culture in the Community celebration at the San Ramon Community Center.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Contra Costa County supervisors put temporary moratorium on criminal court fees

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors placed an indefinite moratorium on county imposed fees and fines affecting defendants going through the criminal justice system in a legislative move aimed at reducing recidivism.

Wednesday, 3:28 PM | 1 comment
Danville: Paul McKnight to perform 'Broadway Memories' in the Jazz Room

An evening of great music, memories and friends awaits residents in downtown Danville on Saturday, when singer Paul McKnight heads to the Village Theatre and Art Gallery for the town's popular Jazz Room series.

Wednesday, 3:26 PM | No comments yet
Guest Opinion: Concussions and youth

Whether it occurs when a child falls on the playground unexpectedly or when the ball hits a player's head, the injury can be significant. Unlike medical professionals, athletic trainers and parents are really the first responders.

Wednesday, 3:11 PM | 1 comment
Danville council validates Magee Preserve petition; referendum election likely March

The Danville council reluctantly certified the validity of a petition challenging its approval of the Magee Preserve development project Tuesday evening, setting the stage for a potential showdown during the March 3 primary election.

Wednesday, 12:15 PM | 6 comments

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

San Ramon: Sunset Development proposes 4,500 housing units in Bishop Ranch

Bishop Ranch officials have announced an ambitious plan to develop 4,500 multi-family housing units covering approximately 170,000 square feet in the heart of the San Ramon business park.

Tuesday, 5:21 PM | 9 comments
Danville d’Elegance car show weekend set to return to town

A fleet of classic, sports performance and exotic vehicles will be found in downtown this weekend when the Danville d'Elegance returns to show off some cool cars and to stop Parkinson's in its tracks.

Tuesday, 3:06 PM | No comments yet
Danville Police Department holding open house with K-9, drone demos

The Danville Police Department is hosting an open house this Saturday (Sept. 21) to give community members an opportunity to tour the station, meet the officers and personnel, and check out K-9 units and police drones.

Tuesday, 2:58 PM | No comments yet
Alamo man ID'd as motorcyclist killed in San Francisco crash

A motorcyclist killed in a highway crash in San Francisco early Sunday morning has been identified by the city's medical examiner's office as Taylor Jenson, 29, of Alamo.

Tuesday, 8:47 AM | No comments yet

Monday, September 16, 2019

San Ramon: Commission to again talk fire training facility

Officials from the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District will meet with the San Ramon Planning Commission on Tuesday evening to once again discuss preliminary plans for the department's proposed new training facility.

Monday, 4:11 PM | 1 comment
SRVUSD board to discuss annual financial report, upcoming labor negotiations

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is set to review the district's annual financial report and begin discussions on initiating labor negotiations with unionized teachers Tuesday night.

Monday, 4:04 PM | 1 comment
Danville resident killed in solo-vehicle crash on Camino Tassajara

The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office has identified the driver killed in a solo-vehicle crash in the unincorporated area of Danville on Friday night as 22-year-old Danville resident Austin Nixon.

Monday, 12:48 PM | 3 comments

Sunday, September 15, 2019

San Ramon: New shops now open at City Center Bishop Ranch

The City Center Bishop Ranch family has grown by three this month, with the recent announcement that Madewell, Music Together and Gio Gelati have officially opened their doors at the retail and entertainment complex in San Ramon.

Sunday, 9:42 PM | 1 comment
Staying Healthy: Drivers For Survivors

No cancer patient should have to worry about a ride to chemotherapy, believes Sherry Higgs, founder and executive director of Drivers For Survivors.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Danville council to discuss referendum petition, fate of Magee Preserve project

The Danville Town Council is set Tuesday to consider validating a petition challenging its approval of the Magee Preserve development and contemplate whether to allow voters to make the final decision on the project.

Friday, 11:52 AM | No comments yet

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Clintons add Danville's Rakestraw as stop on new book tour

Mother-daughter duo of former secretary of state and presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and author and advocate Chelsea Clinton are scheduled to appear in downtown Danville next month.

Thursday, 12:29 PM | 14 comments
Tri-Valley: Decade later, South Korean man pleads guilty for role in $60M scam

A South Korean citizen who was extradited 10 years after being charged in a $60 million investment fraud is due to be sentenced in federal court in Oakland Nov. 19 for his role in the scam co-coordinated with a Blackhawk man.

Thursday, 11:36 AM | No comments yet
Staying Healthy: A more inclusive cafeteria

The peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a longtime staple of lunch for the American elementary school student. But what has been a tasty school snack for one student can mean a death sentence for another.

Thursday, 11:19 AM | 3 comments
County supervisors approve pay raises for probation officers, social workers

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors gave deputy probation officers, as well as social workers employed by the county, a pay raise Tuesday morning during its meeting in Martinez.

Thursday, 10:18 AM | No comments yet

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Staying Healthy: Lazarex gives cancer patients options

Founded in 2006, Lazarex helps cancer patients and their families by informing them about potential clinical trials that can benefit not only them but the scientific community, and helping patients financially.

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Danville: Lunafest to feature women's films

Lunafest -- a chance to enjoy short films produced by women -- is coming to Danville next week.

Wednesday, 4:41 PM | No comments yet
New library card designs revealed by Contra Costa Library officials

The Contra Costa County Library on Tuesday unveiled five new library card designs that are now available to the public.

Wednesday, 2:40 PM | No comments yet
Housing, traffic, census lead Andersen's State of the District address

Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen met with residents in Danville on Tuesday to give her State of the District address and discuss the county's activities over the past year as well as some of its goals for the future.

Wednesday, 2:39 PM | No comments yet

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Livermore voters to decide fate of city's attempted ban on flavored tobacco

The Livermore City Council on Monday reluctantly certified the validity of the flavored tobacco ban referendum petition the sale of flavored tobacco and agreed to put the issue to a citywide vote on a special ballot in March.

Tuesday, 9:17 PM | No comments yet
State Bar issues fraud alert concerning immigration attorneys, consultants

The State Bar of California recently issued a fraud alert for immigrants who may be seeking legal aid to avoid family deportations.

Tuesday, 12:58 PM | No comments yet

Monday, September 9, 2019

New features debut on BART platform signs

Starting on the weekend, BART riders could see additional features on digital platform signs.

Monday, 9:21 PM | 1 comment
Danville: Village Theatre set for special events throughout month

To celebrate the last days of summer before the autumn leaves overtake the streets in downtown Danville, the Village Theatre and Art Gallery will be holding a series of special events all September long.

Monday, 5:07 PM | No comments yet
Danville Town Council to talk 'green infrastructure' for storm drains

Danville Town Council members will meet for a special study session on Tuesday morning, where they will discuss a variety of issues affecting the town including Danville's upcoming annual award season and a green infrastructure plan.

Monday, 10:34 AM | No comments yet

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