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Pleasanton: Man arrested on suspicion of battery on BART train operator

A Berkeley man was arrested early Sunday morning at the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station on suspicion of battery on a BART...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sue Thayer, on Dec 5, 2017 at 8:17 pm | 2 comments | 485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Garcia Zarate found not guilty in Steinle murder case

Jurors Thursday afternoon found Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, the 45-year-old Mexican citizen charged in the 2015 fatal shooting...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Tom T, on Dec 5, 2017 at 4:53 pm | 31 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

$107 million contract awarded for I-680 northbound express lane

Alameda County Transportation Commission (CTC), in conjunction with Caltrans, has awarded a $107 million contract for the...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Lisa, on Dec 5, 2017 at 6:55 am | 7 comments | 2069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Town Council to name new mayor, present Community Service Awards

The Danville Town Council is set to select a new mayor and honor exemplary community members at a ceremony downtown Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1139 Views

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Swalwell holding last town hall of year in San Ramon

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will host his last town hall of the year this Saturday in San Ramon, an event preceded...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Dec 4, 2017 at 4:49 pm | 8 comments | 1267 Views

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San Ramon: Bishop Ranch tree lighting coming Friday

The 15th annual tree lighting ceremony at San Ramon's Bishop Ranch is coming up, scheduled for this Friday evening. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1059 Views

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City Council to discuss Iron Horse Overcrossing Project on Tuesday

The San Ramon City Council is set to hold a public hearing and consider approving the environmental review for the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Nov 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville: Apparent pipe bomb dismantled by police bomb squad

An apparent pipe bomb caused authorities to close access to a road near a fire station in unincorporated Danville late Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by Seth, on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 2537 Views

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Reward doubled for info on driver in Blackhawk hit-and-run

An insurance company has increased its financial reward offer for information helping track a man who drove a Land Rover...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 9 comments | 2037 Views

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San Ramon: City Center remains on track for October opening

City Center at Bishop Ranch is on schedule for completion in October 2018, according to developers, who also say that they...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by BobG, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:25 am | 5 comments | 2131 Views

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Danville tree lighting set for Friday

An annual holiday tradition returns to Danville this Friday with the Lighting of the Old Oak Tree. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1012 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Community Spirit, spearheading San Ramon 150

In summer of 2016, about 20 San Ramon leaders gathered together to brainstorm ways to celebrate San Ramon's 150th anniversary...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Franette Armstrong, on Nov 21, 2017 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 943 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Barbara Proctor, giving back to others

"Volunteering is really a gift you give yourself." That's something you'll often hear Pleasanton volunteer extraordinaire...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Trudi York Gardner, on Nov 21, 2017 at 2:10 am | 2 comments | 659 Views

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New downtown Danville municipal parking lot opening Monday

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the new Rose Street municipal parking lot in downtown Danville is set to open...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Nov 20, 2017 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 2532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD: Personalized learning initiatives met with opposition by parents, staff

The much-discussed personalized learning initiatives took center stage at a heavily attended San Ramon Valley school board...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Nov 20, 2017 at 6:31 am | 12 comments | 2435 Views

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Previously disciplined Contra Costa judge faces new misconduct charges

A Contra Costa County judge who has previously been disciplined five times by a judicial commission now faces two new charges...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 18, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments | 2513 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville's Jasmine Steele, life-saving information

A slew of close-to-home experiences served as the inspiration for Steele's "Allergy Blast" app, for which she won last year's...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Isabelle Javier, on Nov 17, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1790 Views

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Remembering Arlie: Well-known Danville Costco greeter dies

Arlie Smith, a longtime and popular greeter at the Danville Costco, died early Tuesday morning after years of battling multiple...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2017
Last comment by Judie Verrips, on Nov 17, 2017 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 10601 Views

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'Second Assault': Tri-Valley native revisits scene of her sexual attack for new film

Pleasanton native and filmmaker Jillian Corsie is going public with her "deepest, darkest secret": Twelve years ago when...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Tom T, on Nov 17, 2017 at 8:17 am | 3 comments | 918 Views

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Defense rests in Steinle murder trial

Defense attorneys rested their case Thursday in the trial of the man charged with shooting and killing Pleasanton native...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by finch, on Nov 17, 2017 at 3:17 am | 4 comments | 655 Views
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GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,898 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 72 comments | 1,127 views

Jazz and Abstraction
By John A. Barry and Bill Carmel | 0 comments | 186 views