DanvilleSanRamon.com https://danvillesanramon.com If it is local and useful, it is on DanvilleSanRamon.com. en-us Copyright 2021 DanvilleSanRamon.com DanvilleSanRamon.com https://DanvilleSanRamon.com/art/top_logo.png https://danvillesanramon.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[San Ramon man accused of harassing teen girls in Berkeley]]> A San Ramon man was arrested recently after allegedly following and harassing a pair of teenage girls in Berkeley, the Berkeley Police Department said Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Hundreds of COVID-19 vaccine appointments open at San Ramon Valley Fire clinic]]> The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is hosting a series of free COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week and residents are invited to schedule an appointment.]]> <![CDATA[Danville's financial situation amid pandemic recovery leads council agenda]]> After a year of economic uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, financial advisers for the town of Danville have noticed reasons to remain optimistic and are set to give an overview of the town's financial situation Tues.]]> <![CDATA[SRVUSD board to discuss $4.7M Monte Vista High School pool project]]> The SRVUSD Board of Education is set Tuesday to review plans to renovate the Monte Vista High School pool, a project that is estimated to cost the district up to $4.7 million.]]> <![CDATA[Danville: 'Comedy in Place with Liz Grant and Friends' returns in April for virtual showing]]> Another night of laugh-out-loud comedy will be descending upon Danville this weekend, when local comedian Liz Grant returns for a show alongside some of her funniest friends in comedy.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon: Commission to review revised plans for Bridges Golf Club addition]]> The Bridges Golf Club has submitted revised project plans to the city of San Ramon for the construction of a 9,935-square-foot deck and building additions, which will be used for expanded private events on the weekends.]]> <![CDATA[Leaders from all 9 Bay Area counties announce plan to reduce homelessness by 75% by 2024]]> Local and state leaders, housing experts, businesses and social justice advocates from all nine Bay Area counties have united to create a Regional Action Plan that aims to house 75% of the area's homeless population by 2024.]]> <![CDATA[State updates worship service guidance, lifts mandatory capacity caps]]> California public health officials updated the state's guidance for places of worship and cultural ceremonies last Monday, removing capacity limits for both indoor and outdoor gatherings.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County launches walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics in hardest-hit areas]]> Contra Costa County officials announced Thursday that the county will begin offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible people who live and work in the county.]]> <![CDATA[CPUC slams PG&E over vegetation management efforts]]> Already under fire for its vegetation management practices by the federal judge presiding over its criminal probation proceedings, PG&E got slammed Thursday by another one of its overseers.]]> <![CDATA[MTC launches Clipper card mobile app, Apple Wallet compatibility]]> The Metropolitan Transportation Commission launched a mobile Clipper card app last week and made the transit-fare payment system available on iPhone and Apple Watch via Apple Pay.]]> <![CDATA[Walnut Creek: Elaine La Russa says family splits with ARF after 30 years]]> Animal Rescue Foundation co-founder Elaine La Russa posted a statement on social media Saturday night saying her family has pulled out of the Walnut Creek-based animal welfare rescue foundation it started three decades ago.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin High's new science building opens for learning]]> Dublin High School ceremonially opened the doors to its new engineering and science building on Thursday, marking completion on one of Dublin Unified School District's marquee construction projects in recent years.]]> <![CDATA[Help for Her]]> California High junior Saee Patil took advantage of last week's spring break to hold a fundraiser for her project, Help for Her, which provides feminine hygiene products for women in need.]]> <![CDATA[DeSaulnier confirms re-election bid in early announcement]]> U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose 11th Congressional District includes Danville and Alamo, recently announced that he will be seeking a fifth term in 2022.]]> <![CDATA[Deadline looms for SRVUSD students to enroll in Virtual Academy for 2021-22 school year]]> San Ramon Valley Unified School District students will be given the option to continue with remote learning for the start of the 2021-22 school year, but the deadline is fast approaching for families interested in doing so.]]> <![CDATA[Camp Connection: Pandemic pushes many Tri-Valley summer programs to the great outdoors]]> With many people still unvaccinated for COVID-19, Tri-Valley organizations are taking extra precautions and offering both virtual and in-person activities to make sure everyone has a fun and safe summer -- no matter their comfort level]]> <![CDATA[What a Week: Earth Week 2021]]> I try to be aware of what steps I can take to help 'the world around me' as often as I can. I'm not perfect. Nobody is. But what I strive to do is to become better informed and to limit preventable lapses or mistakes.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon Film Club to screen 'The Farewell' in monthly movie series]]> Movie lovers are invited to participate in the third event of the San Ramon Film Club, which for April's screening will feature the critically acclaimed comedy-drama 'The Farewell.']]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County libraries to reopen for limited services on April 26]]> Most community libraries in the Contra Costa County Library system, including in Danville and San Ramon, are set to reopen on April 26, for special 'Grab and Go' services.]]> <![CDATA[Danville: Mayor Morgan delivers State of the Town address]]> Despite challenges that the community has faced over the past year, the future continues to look bright for the town of Danville, Mayor Renee Morgan said while delivering the annual State of the Town address earlier this month.]]> <![CDATA[BART expecting to resume late-night service, add more trains later this year]]> BART will re-expand its train schedules later this year, offering more frequent trips and later service as riders are expected to return to public transit as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, agency officials said last week.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton: Alameda County Fair returning this year, shifting to October]]> After canceling in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Alameda County Fair is coming back in 2021 but has been rescheduled for the fall instead of the usual summer dates due to COVID-19 vaccine and food distribution efforts now onsite.]]> <![CDATA[2021 Administrators of the Year winners include eight from Tri-Valley]]> Eight Tri-Valley employees were among those recently honored as the 2021 Administrators of the Year for the Association of California School Administrators Region 6, which represents Alameda and Contra Costa counties.]]> <![CDATA[Walnut Creek: Private security guards charged with battery, illegal possession of tear gas in 2020 protest]]> Misdemeanor charges have been filed against two private security guards in connection with a protest last year outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Walnut Creek, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton couple shaken after armed robbery, praise police for 'job well done' in quick investigation]]> A Pleasanton couple are recovering and searching for answers after they were robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight outside of their house on Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[Opinion | Nate Miley: Getting vaccinated is a community responsibility]]> As supervisor of a district heavily impacted by COVID, I am deeply concerned that despite overwhelming evidence of vaccine safety and efficacy there remains a debate around the value of getting vaccinated. It is our responsibility.]]> <![CDATA[Danville resident named president of Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.]]> Danville's Donald P. Lofe Jr. has made history by being selected as the 23rd president at the historic Westminster College in Fulton, MO.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon: Resident group sues city over Costco gas station approval]]> A collection of residents have filed a lawsuit against the city of San Ramon over its approval of a 32-pump Costco gas station just across the border with Danville, arguing that the project should be more thoroughly reviewed...]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon Regional employees honored as Tenet Heroes]]> Two San Ramon Regional Medical Center staff members have been honored by Tenet Healthcare as part of its annual recognition program and have been named Tenet Heroes for exemplary work within their communities.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon: Police to host virtual town hall on mental health awareness]]> The San Ramon Police Department is hosting a virtual town hall on mental health awareness on Wednesday and residents are invited to watch and learn about the healthcare services available in the community.]]> <![CDATA[Registration open for Sumner Lovin' memorial bike ride]]> Volunteers at Danville-based nonprofit The Crayon Initiative promise Sumner Lovin' memorial bike ride will be the 'best bike ride of the year.']]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Preps: Amador gymnast overcomes wrist injury in final meet]]> The only problem was that Mia Reeve had a heavy brace on her wrist due to a bone and cartilage injury. But with one meet left in her gymnastics career, Reeve approached training with a mission.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa, Alameda counties pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine]]> At least eight Bay Area counties paused administrations Tuesday of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after six people out of millions of recipients across the country developed blood clots less than two weeks after the shot.]]> <![CDATA[Staying Healthy: Avoid processed foods, Livermore cookbook author says]]> Cookbook author and blogger Michelle Smith says the best thing we can do for our health is eat foods that have minimal processing and are dense in nutrients. 'We started cleaning up our diet just because we wanted a better way...']]> <![CDATA[Danville PD accepting applications for Police Citizens Academy]]> Danville residents interested in learning more about local law enforcement can soon participate in the Danville Police Citizens Academy, a multi-week course that provides residents with an inside view of the department. ]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon: Council to talk 2021 Tri-Valley legislative framework]]> The 2021 Tri-Valley legislative framework will be the main topic of conversation during the San Ramon City Council meeting Tuesday, where city officials will discuss how they can best collaborate with regional neighbors on advocacy.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon police arrest teens after armed robbery at Pleasanton house]]> Three teenagers were arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a Pleasanton home on Saturday afternoon, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County residents 16 and older can get vaccinated at Oakland Coliseum]]> Contra Costa County residents 16 and older can now get vaccinated from COVID-19 at the Oakland Coliseum, county health officials said Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[University of California advises of personal information at risk after cyberattack]]> Staff & students at the University of California at Berkeley and other UC campuses statewide are being advised to take immediate steps to protect their personal information, including credit and identity theft monitoring in the wake...]]> <![CDATA[Alameda County Sheriff's Office warns of phone scams demanding ransoms]]> Such scams happen more frequently than the public realizes, according to the sheriff's office, which encourages anyone who receives such a call to contact their local law enforcement agency for help.]]> <![CDATA[Danville: Victim loses thousands via Smart TV scam]]> A person lost thousands of dollars recently when scammers exploited the person through the person's Smart TV, Danville police said Friday.]]> <![CDATA[Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions]]> California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to verify that people at large events are vaccinated.]]> <![CDATA[Staying Healthy: 'Finding Wellness' for seniors]]> Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley has stepped up its 'Finding Wellness' presentations during the last year, adapting everything for the internet while catering to a population not always able to go online.]]> <![CDATA[Staying Healthy: Domestic abuse services adapt to pandemic]]> Sheltering in place and limiting contact with others has been a necessity to prevent COVID-19, but these conditions have inadvertently also created potentially dangerous situations for residents living in abusive environments.]]> <![CDATA[Danville: Ex-Athenian teacher pleads guilty to sexual assault of former student]]> A former teacher and track coach at The Athenian School in Danville has pleaded guilty to two counts related to the sexual assault of a 17-year-old former student and will now be required to register as a sex offender.]]> <![CDATA[Tassajara Hills pipeline project in Dublin slated for late summer]]> DSRSD is preparing to construct an underground pipeline at the northern end of Dublin this summer, ensuring that about 300 homes in the area have backup service in case of an emergency.]]> <![CDATA[Valley Views: 50 states in 50 days]]> Freedom. That's what Ralph Hughes and his biking buddies are looking forward to as they take off mid-May, mostly on Harleys, to travel all 50 states in 50 days.]]> <![CDATA[Staying Healthy: Hike for Hope returning for socially distanced event]]> Hope Hospice has revived its annual Hike for Hope program after canceling the event last year due to the coronavirus crisis, and registration is open for residents who want to enjoy the outdoors while supporting a cause.]]> <![CDATA[Weekly lighting of Mount Diablo beacon to end this weekend]]> The beacon atop Mount Diablo, which volunteers have lit each Sunday during the COVID-19 pandemic, will see its weekly illumination conclude this weekend on the one-year anniversary of the program.]]> <![CDATA[Castlewood poised to begin remodel after county board OKs project plans]]> The Club at Castlewood in Pleasanton is getting ready for the start of construction on its multimillion-dollar endeavor to modernize the main clubhouse and add amenities as part of a new "Sports Center" building.]]> <![CDATA[Staying Healthy: Feeling 'safe', 'relief' post-vaccination]]> As a sense of normalcy begins to return to the Tri-Valley amid California's rigorous COVID-19 vaccination rollout, many fully vaccinated people are resuming activities they haven't done in over a year like...]]> <![CDATA[News Digest: Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest, '1 Small Act' for the environment & CAP 2.0 survey]]> Mother's Day is May 9 this year, and the Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon are again holding their popular Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest, with photos due by noon April 18.]]> <![CDATA[DSRSD approves five-year strategic plan]]> A new five-year plan approved by the Dublin San Ramon Services District Board of Directors on Tuesday includes nine 'strategic goals' addressing the district's financial sustainability, long-term management strategy, and more.]]> <![CDATA[Oakland Coliseum vaccine site to remain open through Alameda, Contra Costa counties' partnership]]> The COVID-19 vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum will remain open in the coming weeks and will be operated by Alameda and Contra Costa counties instead of state and federal agencies, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Museum seeks residents' submissions for 'Life During the Time of COVID-19']]> The Museum of the San Ramon Valley in Danville is seeking to capture the stories of locals living through the pandemic to document history.]]> <![CDATA[Former San Ramon police chief named interim top cop in Walnut Creek]]> Former San Ramon Police Chief Dan Pratt was named the interim police chief in the city of Walnut Creek on March 16, pulling the law enforcement veteran out of retirement to take the position.]]> <![CDATA[Community college district to significantly increase in-person learning for fall term]]> Campuses of the Contra Costa Community College District (4CD) have announced that they will continue to offer predominantly online courses and services through its summer 2021 term.]]> <![CDATA[City creating committee to study options for site of rejected At Dublin project]]> A new Community Advisory Committee is being formed by the city of Dublin to give residents the opportunity to weigh in on future land-use and preferred development of the SCS Property, site of the former At Dublin project.]]> <![CDATA[Danville faces federal civil rights lawsuit for fatal police shooting]]> The family of Tyrell Wilson, who was fatally shot by a Danville police officer last month, are suing the town government in federal court, claiming that not only was the killing unjust but that it was deliberate and premeditated.]]> <![CDATA[California sets June 15 goal for full reopening]]> California's plan to fully reopen on June 15 will largely depend on two criteria: Vaccine supply must be sufficient for anyone 16 and older who wants a shot and hospitalization rates must remain low and stable.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County moves into orange tier]]> Contra Costa County is advancing to the orange tier of the state's COVID-19 reopening blueprint, meaning more businesses and activities will be allowed to resume or expand capacity effective Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County moves to orange tier]]> BREAKING: Contra Costa County advances to orange tier of state's COVID-19 reopening blueprint, meaning more businesses and activities can resume or expand effective tomorrow. Story to come. ]]>