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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville woman arrested for allegedly robbing Diablo Road bank

Danville police arrested a local woman for allegedly robbing a bank on Diablo Road while disguised with a painted-on beard...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by OOK, 11 minutes ago | 7 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget, LCAP, hiring administrators

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to talk about the district’s budget and accountability plan for next year, filling...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by MaggieM, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Urban Sprawl Outside the Voter Approved Urban Limit Line will set precedent for more developments

“Hold the Line” Proposed high-end housing development in the Tassajara Valley would break the County’s Urban Limit...

Original post made by Tassajara Valley Preservation Association on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Concerned Community Member, on May 23, 2017 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 655 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon: Woman turns self in to face charges for crash that killed toddler

A Pleasanton woman is now in custody after being charged in connection with a crash that killed a toddler on Interstate 680...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Kristine L., on May 23, 2017 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 1081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman Swalwell, wife celebrate birth of first child

San Ramon's U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) and wife Brittany welcomed their first child on Thursday night with the birth...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by member, on May 22, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 745 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon: Arrest warrant issued for woman in I-680 crash that killed toddler

Authorities announced Friday afternoon they've obtained an arrest warrant for a Pleasanton woman in connection with the crash...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Patty, on May 22, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 5 comments | 985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police investigating robbery with shots fired at Costco

The Danville Police Department is investigating a robbery incident with shots fired at Costco this afternoon. Read the...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by DooFus, on May 20, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 3115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Teens arrested after stealing from Danville store, fleeing scene

Danville police arrested four East County teens late Tuesday night, alleging the quartet tried to evade authorities after...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Westside Dave, on May 19, 2017 at 3:05 pm | 13 comments | 2516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD board lowers water rates

The Dublin San Ramon Services District Board of Directors on Tuesday unanimously authorized the cancelation of a stage 1...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Anne, on May 18, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 579 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon council to debate stricter marijuana regulations

The San Ramon City Council is set to consider a proposed ordinance Tuesday night that would largely extend the city's restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by dbrower, on May 18, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 1193 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Report: Amazing economic growth in East Bay may not benefit everyone

Economic growth in the East Bay is amazing but not everyone may benefit because of the housing shortage, an economist said...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by grandma, on May 18, 2017 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 492 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman arrested in I-680 crash that killed toddler cited for new public intoxication

Yarenit Liliana Malihan, the Pleasanton resident arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter after...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on May 18, 2017 at 7:59 am | 5 comments | 2048 Views

RESTAURANTS

30th anniversay of The Run is Sunday

Whether you're in shape for a 5K or half marathon or you would be huffing and puffing along the way, it's time for the 30th...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by aniie, on May 18, 2017 at 1:06 am | 2 comments | 2256 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Assemblywoman hires new chief of staff

The San Ramon Valley's Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) recently announced that she has appointed Erin Donnette...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Tony, on May 17, 2017 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Balazo owners charged in 20-count indictment

Owners of the popular-but-now-defunct El Balazo chain made their initial appearance today in Oakland federal court, U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lao Hu, on May 17, 2017 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 3483 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville poised to join MCE Clean Energy

Danville appears on its way to joining MCE Clean Energy later this year, with the Town Council scheduled Tuesday to consider...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Sam Altshuler, on May 16, 2017 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss labor negotiations in closed session

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to meet in closed session Tuesday morning to confer with district negotiators about...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by SHale, on May 15, 2017 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congressman DeSaulnier holding town hall meeting in Danville

Second-term U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) is set to host a public town hall meeting at the Danville Community Center...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by JRM, on May 15, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury seeks removal of county district attorney

A Contra Costa County civil grand jury is citing District Attorney Mark Peterson's misuse of campaign funds in seeking his...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by JRM, on May 15, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1138 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorial service Tuesday for Dougherty Valley developer Dan Hancock

There are a few people who through their business activities changed the face of the Tri-Valley. When it comes to residential...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Franette Armstrong, on May 15, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1041 Views
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