DanvilleSanRamon.com https://danvillesanramon.com If it is local and useful, it is on DanvilleSanRamon.com. en-us Copyright 2020 DanvilleSanRamon.com DanvilleSanRamon.com https://DanvilleSanRamon.com/art/top_logo.png https://danvillesanramon.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Red flag warning for fire weather issued in the East Bay]]> The National Weather Service issued alerts for fire weather and high winds Friday that are expected in parts of the Bay Area beginning on Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[36 years later: Former classmate confesses to murder of Pleasanton's Tina Faelz]]> After maintaining his innocence for six years, convicted killer Steven Carlson has confessed to the murder of 14-year-old Tina Faelz as she was walking home from Foothill High School in Pleasanton on April 5, 1984. ]]> <![CDATA[Family of missing teen pleads with community to help #FindSydneyWest at candlelight vigil]]> The Pleasanton community came together for a socially distanced candlelight vigil on Thursday evening to put out the word and help find Pleasanton native Sydney "Syd" West, who has been missing for more than three weeks.]]> <![CDATA[Danville October 23 weekend street closure cancelled]]> The scheduled closure of Hartz Avenue between Diablo Road and Prospect Avenue has been cancelled for the weekend of Oct. 23. The issue of ongoing closures will be a topic of discussion at a Town Council study session next week.]]> <![CDATA[National Drug Takeback Day in the Tri-Valley]]> Law enforcement agencies in the Tri-Valley are hosting community events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 24) to allow residents to safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications as part of National Drug Takeback Day.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County seeks nominees for Humanitarian of the Year Awards]]> Contra Costa County is officially seeking nominations for its annual Humanitarian of the Year awards. Residents are invited to nominate applicants who best exemplify the life and legacy of civil rights legend Martin Luther King Jr.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon: City Center to celebrate the holidays with safe, socially distanced events]]> San Ramon's City Center Bishop Ranch has published a schedule for celebrating the holiday season while still enforcing procedures meant to help stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and keep visitors safe.]]> <![CDATA[City transitions to new 'San Ramon Trails App' for outdoor adventures]]> For lovers of local trails and the outdoors, the city of San Ramon transitioned to a new 'San Ramon Trails App' on Thursday and locals are invited to download it and explore the natural scenic splendor of the region.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon Regional Medical Center puts the spotlight on Breast Cancer Awareness Month]]> October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in recognition of the month San Ramon Regional Medical Center has issued a reminder of the many potentially life saving breast health practices and procedures offered at the hospital.]]> <![CDATA[Danville Town Council issues formal opposition to Tassajara Parks housing development project]]> The Danville Town Council officially took a stance in opposition of the 125 single-family home Tassajara Parks housing development project during a special meeting on Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon Valley Christian Academy reopens for in-person learning]]> The San Ramon Valley Christian Academy in Danville has elected to take advantage of improving regional COVID-19 infection rates and has opened its K-8 school for in-person instruction.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley Beer Trail returns this fall]]> The Tri-Valley Beer Trail has officially reopened for participants to explore the best brews the region has to offer, with this year's trail offering a touchless beer passport system to help prevent possible COVID-19 exposure.]]> <![CDATA[County: Video of personal COVID story bolsters community health outreach]]> Contra Costa County health officials, already working to set up more COVID-19 testing sites in parts of the county, are now reaching out with a short video interview of a Concord man who has been battling the virus.]]> <![CDATA[Online cooking series debuting in Danville]]> As fall progresses into winter and the weather begins to cool, the town of Danville is inviting residents to join their neighbors for a tasty meal and entertainment during the town's new virtual cooking class series.]]> <![CDATA[Danville: Driver arrested, hospitalized after crashing vehicle during police chase]]> Danville police officers were taken on a brief car chase through town on Tuesday morning, that ended when the suspect crashed their vehicle into a tree along San Ramon Valley Boulevard.]]> <![CDATA[Danville: Residents invited to bid on summer's 'Hearts on Hartz' exhibit]]> The town of Danville is hosting an online auction for this past summer's 'Hearts Around Hartz' public art exhibit, and residents are invited to come bid on their favorite design.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa Community College District to stay with online learning through June]]> The Contra Costa Community College District will continue with mostly online courses and student services for the entire 2020-21 academic year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a district spokesman said.]]> <![CDATA[Danville council looks to formally oppose Tassajara Parks housing development]]> The Danville Town Council is set to consider issuing formal opposition to the Tassajara Parks housing development proposed outside the town limits, a project that town staff argue would raise "both policy and environmental issues."]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon: Commission to talk Costco gas station, CityWalk agreement, new deck at The Bridges]]> The San Ramon Planning Commission is set for a busy meeting on Tuesday evening, during which time city staff will review plans for a new Costco gas station, the CityWalk development agreement and a deck addition at The Bridges.]]> <![CDATA[Blackhawk: Shots fired after man allegedly tries to run down law enforcement officers]]> A Stockton man was arrested after allegedly running his car into a Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy and Danville police officer, resulting in a sergeant firing his gun hitting the vehicle but not the suspect in Blackhawk on Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[Two injured in head-on crash on Camino Tassajara; alcohol likely a factor]]> A head-on collision on Camino Tassajara in a rural area north of Dublin and east of San Ramon on Sunday night left two people with serious injuries, the California Highway Patrol said.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Vote Clark for SRVUSD Area 2, Roberts for Area 3]]> Voters should elect board members with a range of perspective and a campaign centered around fresh, informed ideas to improve SRVUSD into the future. Those candidates are newcomers Shelley Clark in Area 2 and Scott Roberts in Area 3.]]> <![CDATA[Sheriff's office receives state grant for new drug-detecting equipment]]> The forensic services division of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office was recently awarded $408,853 in grant funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety, which will be used to purchase equipment for drug detection. ]]> <![CDATA[Culinary Angels holding cook-off]]> The nonprofit group Culinary Angels provides nutritious meals for those facing serious health challenges, so when its staff wanted to raise money, holding a cook-off seemed like the perfect fit.]]> <![CDATA[Danville Costco could be getting a gas station, across the street in San Ramon]]> The Costco Wholesale store in Danville appears on track to getting a major upgrade -- a Costco gas station, across the street within the San Ramon city limits.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Vote to re-elect Bauer-Kahan, Glazer, DeSaulnier, Swalwell]]> Legislative experience, actionable priorities and institutional knowledge are vital for 2021 and beyond. Vote to re-elect Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (Assembly), Steve Glazer (State Senate), and Mark DeSaulnier and Eric Swalwell (Congress).]]> <![CDATA[Alamo: Street work underway on Stone Valley Road; Danville Boulevard to follow]]> Contra Costa County Public Works is currently applying a microsurface treatment to streets in the Alamo area, and drivers are advised to expect potential delays.]]> <![CDATA[Sunflower Hill's Moonlight at Home to celebrate new housing]]> Sunflower Hill's Moonlight at Home virtual fundraiser will feature a toast to the opening as well as a tour of the new facility, and heartwarming videos of residents arriving at their new homes.]]> <![CDATA[Toastmasters club hosting online town hall for San Ramon mayor candidates]]> For undecided voters in San Ramon, the Danville Toastmasters Club 1785 is hosting a mayoral town hall for San Ramon candidates on Wednesday (Oct. 21), providing an opportunity for local candidates to debate civic governance.]]> <![CDATA['We Are Pleasanton']]> Utikal began burning up the phone lines, talking with PUSD Superintendent David Haglund, as well as parents, with the goal to find the projects that needed the most attention. Once he had a list, he formed We Are Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA['We Are Pleasanton']]> Utikal began burning up the phone lines, talking with PUSD Superintendent David Haglund, as well as parents, with the goal to find the projects that needed the most attention. Once he had a list, he formed We Are Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[Election Guide 2020]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Central Contra Costa Sanitary District]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa Community College District Ward 2]]> ]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon Valley Unified School District Areas 2 & 3]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Danville Town Council]]> ]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon City Council]]> ]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon Mayor]]> ]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon Valley students invited to join 'Rock and Roll with Street Smarts!' poster contest]]> The Street Smarts safety program is inviting all elementary school age students in the San Ramon Valley to enter the 'Walk and Roll with Street Smarts' poster contest and win great prizes while making the streets safer for everyone.]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley Writers to learn about effective websites]]> Author Pauline Wiles will teach writers how to create an effective website at the October meeting of the Tri-Valley Writers being held at 2 p.m. this Saturday (Oct. 17) on Zoom.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton: Boutique offers live online shopping experience]]> A Main Street store recently demonstrated the potential of virtual shopping by holding a special online event that was live. It was co-hosted by Brandbass, which provided the technology and sent an "ambassador" to interact with viewers]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Vote Kerr, Lee, Stamey for San Ramon Valley fire board]]> With three at-large seats on the ballot, the best candidates to lead on the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection Board of Directors for the next four years are incumbents H. Jay Kerr and Matt Stamey, and challenger Michelle Lee.]]> <![CDATA[DSRSD candidates running uncontested this year]]> DSRSD switched to new by-division elections this year, but two of the three Board of Directors seats will be on the ballot uncontested while the third saw no candidates come forward during the filing period this summer.]]> <![CDATA[Halloween spirit: Museum invites residents to tour historic Alamo Cemetery]]> The Museum of the San Ramon Valley is inviting residents to get into the Halloween spirit and learn a little bit about local history by participating in a virtual tour of the historic Alamo Cemetery.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Vote Arnerich, Morgan, Fong for Danville Town Council]]> Danville is well-managed, with a balanced budget and no unfunded liability, and a lot of the credit goes toward its current leadership. Vote for incumbents Newell Arnerich and Renee Morgan and newcomer Dave Fong for Town Council.]]> <![CDATA[Alamo: Measure W aims to increase local parks funding without raising taxes]]> Amid a slew of state propositions and the county sales tax measure, voters in Alamo have their own ballot question with Measure W, which seeks to increase the financial appropriations limit for Alamo Parks and Recreation.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County expected to move to state's orange tier soon]]> If current trends continue over the next two weeks, Contra Costa County should be able to enter the COVID-19 orange tier that will allow expansion of some business and cultural activities within the county, officials said Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Local rotary clubs celebrate health care workers at San Ramon Regional]]> In recognition of the hard work done and sacrifices made by local health care workers, members from two local Rotary Clubs came together in a public show of support and appreciation for workers at San Ramon Regional Medical Center.]]> <![CDATA[Danville: 1,800+ homes set to be without power in next PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff]]> Increased fire danger in the San Ramon Valley has prompted PG&E to institute a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) starting on Wednesday evening that utility company officials say will affect an estimated 1,850 Danville homes.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Re-elect Debora Allen for BART District 1]]> San Ramon Valley voters need to help elect a District 1 board representative focused on prudent fiscal decision-making while also committing to achieve Tri-Valley priorities. That candidate is incumbent Director Debora Allen.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Vote Hudson for mayor, Verose and Perkins for council in San Ramon]]> In a crucial election this fall, we recommend voters elect Dave Hudson as mayor of San Ramon, Sridhar Verose in City Council District 3 and Scott Perkins for City Council District 1.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Vote Walters for CCCCD Ward 2, the most important local election you're not paying attention to]]> The CCCCD Governing Board is clearly in need of new leadership, and Ward 2 voters should usher in that change by voting for challenger Judy Walters. The future of the district's reputation and leadership structure are at stake.]]> <![CDATA[Danville Planning Commission to discuss Chevron station renovations]]> The Danville Planning Commission is set to review construction upgrades proposed for a Chevron gas station located near downtown during its regular meeting on Tuesday evening.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon council to continue review of Crow Canyon Specific Plan]]> In its efforts to rejuvenate San Ramon's Crow Canyon Road commercial corridor, the City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday to once again review proposed updates and amendments to the city's Crow Canyon Specific Plan.]]> <![CDATA[Danville council to review plans for Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards]]> The Danville Town Council is set to hold a special study session on Tuesday morning to discuss preparations for the 39th annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards ceremony.]]> <![CDATA[Danville: Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan dies at 77]]> Bay Area native Joe Morgan, recognized as one of the best second baseman in Major League Baseball history and a centerpiece of Cincinnati's "Big Red Machine" of the 1970s, died at his home in Danville on Sunday. He was 77.]]>