DanvilleSanRamon.com https://danvillesanramon.com If it is local and useful, it is on DanvilleSanRamon.com. en-us Copyright 2023 DanvilleSanRamon.com DanvilleSanRamon.com https://danvillesanramon.com/art/top_logo.png https://danvillesanramon.com <![CDATA[Two elementary school principals resign from SRVUSD]]> SRVUSD is seeking to fill three high-level campus administration positions this summer, including two elementary school principals, following resignations that were accepted at the most recent Board of Education meeting.]]> <![CDATA[BART board to debate new parking pricing policy]]> BART's Board of Directors will consider approving a new parking pricing policy Thursday, updating the allowed price ranges for BART's parking spaces and allows inflation adjustment of the range over time.]]> <![CDATA[Child airlifted to hospital after snake bite on Mount Diablo trail]]> A 7-year-old child was airlifted to a hospital Wednesday afternoon after being bitten by a snake on a trail at Mt. Diablo State Park, authorities said.]]> <![CDATA[Southbound I-680 to fully close this weekend between Pleasanton and Sunol]]> The extensive roadwork on Interstate 680 through Pleasanton just continues. Caltrans is scheduled to close all southbound lanes from just south of the Sunol Boulevard exit to Koopman Road in Sunol from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Police: Man dies by suicide in gun range at Dublin store]]> Dublin police confirmed that a man died after sustaining a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the shooting range at an outdoor recreation equipment store in the city on Tuesday evening.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon students make finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee]]> San Ramon Valley students were among the more than 200 competitors at the Scripps National Spelling Bee last week, with all three sponsored by a local Rotary Club advancing to the final round of the prestigious competition.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore readies for rodeo this weekend]]> The annual Livermore Rodeo is back in action with a lineup of festivities leading up to the main events this weekend. While the rodeo is officially set to take place Saturday and Sunday (June 10-11), activities such as...]]> <![CDATA[County supervisor, air district ask feds to apply refinery fines to local health programs]]> Local officials sent a letter last Friday to the U.S. Department of Justice, asking that at least 40% of the $27.5 million in fines levied against Tesoro Refining in 2023 be used for health initiatives in Contra Costa County.]]> <![CDATA[Overcrowded county animal shelter offers free adoptions this month]]> Contra Costa Animal Services says its shelter is at maximum capacity, so all adoptions are free during the month of June.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Preps: Foothill alum Simons named Big West Co-Field Player of the Year]]> EBAL alumni had quite the season in Big West conference baseball this year. Leading the way was Cal State Northridge's Jakob Simons, a 2018 Foothill graduate, who was named the Co-Field Player of the Year...]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County DA's academy teaches public how criminal justice system works]]> Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton is inviting residents to learn how her office works this fall in the 2023 Fall Community Academy. The program is open to any adult county resident; applications due by June 30.]]> <![CDATA[Summer Cabaret Series coming to Firehouse]]> The Firehouse Arts Center will be filled with the music of Linda Ronstadt, Eagles and Barbra Streisand as tribute acts take center stage in the Summer Cabaret Series all month long.]]> <![CDATA[Hike for Hope raises over $150,000]]> Nearly 850 people turned out to support Tri-Valley nonprofit Hope Hospice at its annual Hike for Hope fundraiser at Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore on May 6. In the face of rainy spring weather, hikers helped raise $153,000...]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County coroner's jury rules death of jail inmate was natural]]> A coroner's jury found that a 31-year-old jail inmate died of natural causes, Sheriff David Livingston said Friday. Pence was jailed at the Martinez Detention Facility after being arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor spousal abuse...]]> <![CDATA[New study to look at fare evasion on BART system]]> BART has a fare evasion problem. Solutions, or at least the data to inform them, are being collected as part of a study announced by BART's Office of the Independent Police Auditor and a nonprofit that did a previous report...]]> <![CDATA[Major injuries in fiery crash after police chase driver who ran red light in Danville]]> A car fleeing from police after running a red light in Danville collided with another vehicle, rolled over and caught fire, leaving the driver with major injuries over the weekend, authorities said.]]> <![CDATA[Policymakers: Public transit will go over 'fiscal cliff' without more state dollars]]> As the upcoming state budget deadline looms over California, state policymakers warned Gov. Gavin Newsom that his ambitious climate targets will crumble without adequate funding for public transportation.]]> <![CDATA[What a Week: 'A dream come true' for Valley Humane Society]]> Pet support nonprofit Valley Humane Society celebrated a truly monumental accomplishment earlier this spring -- the ceremonial grand-opening of its Phil Scholz Veterinary Surgery Center in downtown Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Code of conduct the right idea prompted for the wrong reasons]]> The creation of 'Norms and Code of Conduct' could have been a positive turn for the Pleasanton City Council. But it was only an attempt to further restrict one member from sharing opinions that don't align with the majority.]]> <![CDATA[Rock history on display at the Bankhead]]> Tri-Valley residents can explore the history, technique and technology behind the rise and continued popularity of rock music over the past century, with an exhibit aimed at highlighting the evolution of the electric guitar...]]> <![CDATA[Wine country faces inflection point]]> Livermore Valley wine country stands at a crossroads. Whether the current adjustments will result in a vibrant wine country will play out over the next 20 years. For now, key leaders seem committed to moving that way...]]> <![CDATA[New vendors coming to San Ramon Farmers Market]]> Shoppers at the year-round San Ramon Farmers Market are set to have several new offerings starting this season, with three new vendors recently announced as the latest additions to the roster.]]> <![CDATA[EBAL collects state track medals; Monte Vista runner shines in high school finale]]> This past weekend, the EBAL had several athletes reach the medal stand at the CIF State Track and Field Championships. Cate Peters, runner of Monte Vista, reflected on her athletic past and future in this week's Big Picture. ]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley mom gives up her career for a life in cancer advocacy]]> Tri-Valley resident Misha Mehta recently traveled to Washington, D.C. on two separate occasions to advocate for more action toward finding different treatments for childhood brain cancer, which took the life of her son in 2021.]]> <![CDATA[Warriors GM Bob Myers, a Monte Vista alum, leaving team after season]]> Golden State Warriors President of Basketball Operations / General Manager Bob Myers, a native of Danville, announced Tuesday that he will be stepping down after 12 years with the NBA team he grew up rooting for.]]> <![CDATA[Suspect in Livermore teen's 2019 murder extradited from Mexico]]> A 25-year-old man who was on the lam for nearly four years has been transported from Mexico and taken into custody at the Santa Rita Jail in connection with the shooting death of Livermore High student Emanuel Moseby, police confirmed.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley native drowns during weekend outing in Butte County]]> Family and friends are mourning the sudden death of a young man from Livermore who drowned during an outing on the Feather River in the Chico area over the Memorial Day weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Summer movie preview: Blockbusters and Barbie rule the screen]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Dublin man faces felony allegations of misusing computer database of health care company]]> A Dublin man is facing federal felony charges of improperly accessing a former work computer system and changing its data. The 47-year-old pleaded not guilty in an Oakland federal courtroom last Friday, according to court records.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin: DA charges two sheriff's deputies with records coverup in jail suicide]]> Two Alameda County sheriff's deputies are accused of falsifying records in connection with a suicide at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin in 2021. Felony charges were filed against the pair, District Attorney Pamela Price said Friday...]]> <![CDATA[Highland Road work to continue into June]]> Drivers navigating between the outskirts of the San Ramon Valley and northwestern Livermore are set to see a detour during daytime hours as crews continue roadwork on Highland Road through next month.]]> <![CDATA[DeSaulnier named as finalist for Democracy Awards]]> Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose district includes the San Ramon Valley, has been selected as a finalist for an award seeking to track and recognize the successes of congressional offices throughout the country.]]> <![CDATA[Feds investigating November spent-catalyst release at refinery in Contra Costa County]]> A spokesman for the Martinez Refining Company confirmed Saturday that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a November release at the refinery that showered the surrounding community in the dust-like substance.]]> <![CDATA[Paula Poundstone to headline at the Bankhead]]> Comedian and podcast host Paula Poundstone returns to the Bankhead stage this June 10. In a discussion with the Weekly, she explored her personal inspirations, favorite aspects of touring and her experience as a comedian.]]> <![CDATA[Man drowns in Lake Del Valle in Livermore]]> A man died in Lake Del Valle in Livermore after entering the water to retrieve an oar that fell from his family's boat and being unable to resurface on Saturday afternoon, according to East Bay Regional Park District.]]> <![CDATA[Another Dublin federal prison employee indicted for sex abuse of female inmates]]> A former federal corrections officer accused of sexually abusing inmates at a women's prison in Dublin recently made his first court appearance after a grand jury indicted him on 12 counts, the U.S. Department of Justice said.]]> <![CDATA[What a Week: What a season ahead for Bankhead Theater]]> Livermore Valley Arts this week unveiled the 2023-24 lineup for its Bankhead Presents series of shows at the downtown entertainment venue. Eclectic barely begins to describe the list...]]> <![CDATA[Construction begins on Iron Horse Trail overcrossing at Bollinger Canyon Road]]> Following nearly a decade of discussions, studies and public outreach, work has begun on a pedestrian and bicycle overcrossing aimed at providing Iron Horse Trail users a safer option than crossing a busy road in San Ramon.]]> <![CDATA[DA's office declines to file charges in fight outside Danville Costco]]> Prosecutors released video footage and more details Thursday afternoon on an altercation in the Danville Costco parking lot that prosecutors said has insufficient evidence to press charges sought after by the injured man involved.]]> <![CDATA[Dublin teens allegedly sneak into Cal High classroom to beat student]]> Police are investigating after a group of Dublin teens allegedly assaulted a San Ramon high school student during class earlier this week, an incident captured on video that is circulating on local social media.]]>