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Monday, March 18, 2019

Congressman DeSaulnier opens submissions for 2019 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier is calling all high school art students in his district to enter the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

Monday, 4:09 PM | No comments yet
Danville Council to explore backing Tri-Valley housing and policy framework

The Danville Town Council will discuss throwing their weight behind the Tri-Valley cities' housing and policy framework as it attempts to navigate state initiatives attempting to deal with a Bay Area housing crisis.

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San Ramon Planning Commission to review new Hampton Inn hotel project

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to consider approving a project plan for a new Hampton Inn hotel at 2231 Omega Road at its regular meeting Tuesday evening.

Monday, 3:51 PM | 1 comment
Livermore: Women shot, injured while riding in car on I-580

A passenger in a car in Interstate Highway 580 was shot and injured Sunday evening in the second freeway shooting in the East Bay in two days, the California Highway Patrol said.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

SRVUSD Student Recognition Project announces 2019 winners

In its efforts to recognize the hidden talents of its students while also fostering the honing of their talents, the San Ramon Valley Unified Cchool District has announced the winners of its 2019 Student Recognition Project.

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San Ramon Valley teachers ratify new contract

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District teachers have ratified a contract that includes a 4% ongoing raise, union leaders said Thursday night.

Sunday, 3:18 PM | 1 comment
San Ramon City Council set to discuss sales agreement with hotel group

The City Council has planned a special meeting Monday to discuss a sales agreement with Dhillon-Goyal Hotel Group regarding the property located on the corner of Omega Road and Deerwood Road. The Planning Commission will meet March 19 to give final approval of project.

Sunday, 3:12 PM | No comments yet
Bauer-Kahan and Glazer meet with constituents

Working with a new colleague can sometimes be difficult, but State Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan and legislative veteran State Senator Steve Glazer showed a united front at their joint Dublin Town Hall March 12, where they discussed the various issues affecting the Tri-Valley, as well as how they are working together to represent their constituents.

Sunday, 2:55 PM | 1 comment
Bauer-Kahan and Glazer meet with constituents

Working with a new colleague can sometimes be difficult, but State Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan and legislative veteran State Senator Steve Glazer showed a united front at their joint Dublin Town Hall March 12, where they discussed the various issues affecting the Tri-Valley, as well as how they are working together to represent their constituents.

Sunday, 2:51 PM | No comments yet

Thursday, March 14, 2019

County Area Agency on Aging to hold meeting on four-year plan

The Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is inviting county residents to a community meeting it is holding in Pleasant Hill on March 20, where AAA officials will give an update on its 2016-20 four-year area plan.

Thursday, 1:25 PM | No comments yet
SRVUSD trustee area election map approved

The San Ramon Valley Unified School Districts transition from at-large voting for elections to district-based voting has come to a close, as the Contra Costa County Office of Education has approved a map that will define trustee areas for future elections.

Thursday, 1:23 PM | No comments yet
City produces community vignettes exploring life in San Ramon

In an effort to educate current and prospective residents and businesses what San Ramon is all about, the city has produced a series of community vignettes, or short films, detailing different aspects of life in San Ramon.

Thursday, 1:22 PM | No comments yet
Amazing Voyage: New Don Lewis album focuses on redemption

Don Lewis, Pleasanton's much celebrated vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and electronic engineer, is releasing a new album this month, one in a new format with deeply personal music that he hopes will help heal the wounds both of the country's long-festering slavery issues and the chaotic political moods now gripping the nation.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Danville: Car crashes into Fish on Fire sushi bar

The Danville Town and Country Shopping Center saw some police activity Wednesday morning, when a motorist ran their car into the outside of the Fish on Fire Japanese style sushi bar located inside of the outdoor complex.

Wednesday, 6:20 PM | No comments yet
Village Theatre gallery bringing new exhibit to Danville with 'Print It!'

In anticipation of the sunny season, Danville's Village Theatre and Art Gallery has announced its spring exhibit, 'Print It!' which will feature a large and diverse collection of prints that depict a variety of styles and subject matter.

Wednesday, 4:18 PM | No comments yet
Sheriff's office identifies inmate who died in custody at county jail

Authorities have identified the man who died while in custody at the Martinez Detention Facility last week as Leartis Johnson, 65.

Wednesday, 4:10 PM | No comments yet
SRVUSD recognizes two Teachers of the Year for 2019

In recognition of the hard work that San Ramon Valley teachers employees do, school district officials have highlighted two who best exemplify the values and achievements of the district, selecting Dougherty Valley High School's Athena Augustin and Quail Run Elementary School's Nusheen Saadat and as its Teachers of the Year for 2019.

Wednesday, 4:09 PM | No comments yet

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

LLNL physicist, Pleasanton resident named Assembly District 16's Woman of the Year

Pleasanton resident Tammy Ma, Ph.D., a leading experimental plasma physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has been named Woman of the Year for State Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan's District 16.

Tuesday, 4:05 PM | No comments yet
Small quake rattles San Ramon on Monday night

A pair of earthquakes fewer than 50 miles apart struck within minutes of each other on Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tuesday, 1:36 PM | No comments yet
San Ramon police investigating death in Safeway parking lot

Police were dispatched to the San Ramon Safeway located on Bollinger Canyon Road at approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, where they found the unidentified man had already passed away. The cause of death is still unknown, said Goldberg.

Tuesday, 1:34 PM | No comments yet
St. Patrick's Day: Dublin ready for a shamrockin' good time

Come shamrock out this weekend to the sounds of bagpipes and traditional Irish pub tunes at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day celebration.

Tuesday, 1:05 PM | No comments yet

Monday, March 11, 2019

San Ramon Regional Medical Center hosting hiring event Wednesday

San Ramon Regional Medical Center is giving residents the opportunity to join its family on Wednesday, inviting job hunters to a hiring event where they may walk away with a new place of employment and signing bonus of up to $15,000.

Monday, 2:51 PM | No comments yet
Danville council to review rules and regulations for new Senior Advisory Commission

The Danville Town Council is set to review the rules and regulations for its recently established Senior Advisory Commission at a special study session Tuesday morning.

Monday, 2:47 PM | No comments yet
SRVUSD: Service employees union set to get pay bump, pending board approval

On Feb. 15, district management and Service Employees International Union, Local 1021, representatives, successfully reached a tentative agreement for a new 3-year successor contract for 2018-2021, that includes a 3% base salary increase to take effect retroactively to July 1, 2018.

Monday, 2:42 PM | No comments yet
San Ramon: Council seeks public input on creation of maps for district-based elections

Along with several other municipal governments in the San Ramon Valley, the city of San Ramon is in the process of overhauling its election system, and city officials are asking for residential input on the process at the City Council's regular meeting Tuesday evening.

Monday, 2:10 PM | No comments yet

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Standing up to anxiety in the Tri-Valley

As part of their family's campaign, Steve Nimmo and his daughter Samantha appeared last month at a screening of the documentary film "Angst" at the St. John Paul II Activity Center in Pleasanton, where they used time after the film to remind everyone that "it's OK to not be OK."

Sunday, 2:00 PM | No comments yet
Danville mayor set to deliver State of the Town address March 28

Danville residents will have the opportunity to meet with their civic leaders and learn about their town over lunch in less than a month, when Mayor Robert Storer leads the annual State of the Town and Awards Luncheon on March 28.

Sunday, 1:59 PM | No comments yet

Friday, March 8, 2019

SRVUSD, teachers union announce tentative agreement on contract to avert strike

San Ramon Valley school district officials and teachers union representatives have reached tentative agreement on a new contract that would cap months of contentious negotiations and avert a potential strike.

Friday, 4:22 PM | 2 comments
School district invites residents to Student Recognition Project open house

The creative skills and hidden talents of San Ramon Valley students will be on full display, when the winners of the school district's Student Recognition Project are announced, at an open house in Bishop Ranch on Monday.

Friday, 3:18 PM | No comments yet

Thursday, March 7, 2019

San Ramon's Figueroa selected as new city manager for Martinez

San Ramon assistant city manager Eric Figueroa will soon be leaving the position after being hired on Wednesday to become the new city manager for Martinez.

Thursday, 10:36 PM | No comments yet
Every 15 Minutes: Driving home the message

Every 15 Minutes is an anti-DUI program that consists of a realistically simulated car crash, where student actors and volunteer first responders re-enact the aftermath of a fatal collision resulting from a student driving while intoxicated, with the school's senior and junior class present to witness the event.

Thursday, 10:25 PM | No comments yet
Bishop Ranch announces new corporate tenants, upcoming City Center attractions

The Bishop Ranch community has seen a bit of a population boom recently, with a diverse set of shops and restaurants scheduled to soon open at its City Center complex, as well as a collection of companies deciding to relocate to the area's corporate park.

Thursday, 4:38 PM | No comments yet
SRVUSD, teachers reach tentative agreement on most articles in negotiations

After announcing a framework for continued negotiations between San Ramon Valley Unified School District officials and teachers union representatives earlier this week, the two sides have made more progress toward a new contract, reaching tentative agreement on terms in 11 key topic areas.

Thursday, 3:00 PM | 3 comments

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

San Ramon Regional selects Employee of the Year for 2018

In recognition of her continued service and dedication to healing, San Ramon Regional Medical Center has designated longtime hospital nursing assistant Alice Jaimah-Hughes as its Employee of the Year.

Wednesday, 9:45 PM | 1 comment
Danville council denies permit for hotly debated Verizon cell facility

The Danville Town Council voted 4-1 to deny a land-use permit for a Verizon small cell wireless facility on Camino Tassajara on Tuesday night, backing a resident group's appeal in a decision that opens up the town to possible litigation from the telecommunications provider.

Wednesday, 4:08 PM | 7 comments
Danville: Museum hosts complementary programs for 'The Sixties at Fifty' exhibit

To complement the Museum of the San Ramon Valley's current exhibit, “The Sixties at Fifty: Turbulence and Transformation, the San Ramon Valley in the 1960s," museum organizers have scheduled a series of informative and entertaining events for March.

Wednesday, 2:36 PM | No comments yet
Tri-Valley forum to support nonprofit groups

A special forum given by the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance (TVNPA) will address a problem encountered by nonprofit groups: resistance from donors to having their contributions go toward overhead.

Wednesday, 11:21 AM | No comments yet

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

SRVUSD, teachers union develop conceptual framework for tentative contract

San Ramon Valley school district and teachers union representatives have made new progress in their contentious contract negotiations, developing a conceptual framework for a tentative agreement this week, both sides announced in a joint statement on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, 11:07 PM | 1 comment

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