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Tree work scheduled for next week in Danville

Tree maintenance work will be taking place early next week in Danville, and as a result the play area at Danville South Park...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Chip, on Dec 21, 2017 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on AP District Honor Roll for eighth year

For the eighth year in a row, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District has been honored with placement on the AP District...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

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Danville council to decide on 19-unit housing development

The Danville Town Council is set to consider approving the final plan for a proposed development along Old Blackhawk Road...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by robin purcell, on Dec 20, 2017 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1253 Views

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Full house again for SRVUSD personalized learning discussion

Personalized learning initiatives again dominated school board discussions Tuesday night, both by the trustees and community...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Dec 19, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 10 comments | 2473 Views

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CHP: Man dies after jumping from I-680 freeway ramp

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a man who reportedly jumped from the shoulder of a freeway connector...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Noway, on Dec 19, 2017 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon police looking for thieves who stole solar equipment

San Ramon police are currently searching for two men accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of equipment from a solar...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Ken M, on Dec 19, 2017 at 7:03 am | 1 comment | 1378 Views

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Danville: Apparent cardiac arrest leads to fatal solo wreck on I-680

A 45-year-old driver died Monday evening after suffering apparent cardiac arrest and crashing his vehicle into the center...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by Greg T, on Dec 13, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

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San Ramon council to discuss new city software system

The San Ramon City Council is set to consider authorizing a new software system to replace its current financial, human resources...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by The Dude, on Dec 13, 2017 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 788 Views

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Editorial: Steinle verdict -- Let's channel our frustration

The acquittal last week of the person charged with killing Kate Steinle left many in Kate's hometown of Pleasanton feeling...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 13, 2017 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 1524 Views

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San Ramon council to talk resolving Dougherty Valley tree problems

The San Ramon City Council is set to consider whether to approval the proposed Dougherty Valley Tree and Planting Strip Management...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dissapointed, on Dec 11, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 1063 Views

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New 'Teen Zone' opening at Danville Library

The Danville Library is set to unveil a new "Teen Zone" at a ribbon-cutting ceremony next week. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2017
Last comment by Shelly, on Dec 10, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Swalwell talks tax bill, national security and more in San Ramon

It was a packed house in the cafeteria at San Ramon's California High School Saturday morning, where local U.S. Rep. Eric...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Dec 10, 2017 at 10:29 am | 20 comments | 1383 Views

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Danville: I-680 cleared after injury collision

Three lanes on southbound Interstate 680 in Danville have reopened Thursday afternoon following an injury collision, California...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Rob U, on Dec 8, 2017 at 6:20 pm | 7 comments | 3062 Views

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Hanukkah fare: Stories behind foods intrinsic to the Jewish Festival of Lights

At the heart of the Hanukkah holiday, perhaps, is oil. Oil that has come to symbolize for the Jewish people light in the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Greg T, on Dec 7, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 915 Views

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Mount Diablo beacon lighting to honor Pearl Harbor attack fallen, survivors

In a commemorative ceremony on Thursday, the beacon on Mount Diablo will be lit by survivors of Pearl Harbor, as a way to...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by JRM, on Dec 7, 2017 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2991 Views

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DA: 'The responsibility is mine' for any failures in Steinle case

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon on Tuesday defended the work of prosecutors following last week's acquittal...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 7, 2017 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 461 Views

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Arnerich named Danville mayor for 2018

Longtime Danville Town Councilman Newell Arnerich was named mayor Tuesday night after fellow council members unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Gomez, on Dec 6, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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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 | 486 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 | 2261 Views

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$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 | 2073 Views
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