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County district attorney resigns after pleading no contest to perjury

Contra Costa County's embattled District Attorney Mark Peterson resigned Wednesday and pleaded no contest to a single charge...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Jun 15, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 6 comments | 1510 Views


County jail expansion receives $70M in state funding

A state board that administers grants to counties for jail construction projects voted Thursday to approve $70 million for...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Inquiring Mind, on Jun 15, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 987 Views


Danville council debates Diablo Road apartments, delays decision on appeal

The Danville Town Council started its discussion on an appeal from residents challenging the Planning Commission's approval...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by LCDR Carl & Barb Whisman, on Jun 14, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 5 comments | 2823 Views


Las Trampas to expand public acreage, trails

New trail developments are in the works for the southern portion of the Las Trampas Wilderness Regional Preserve, from San...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by JRM, on Jun 13, 2017 at 8:37 pm | 3 comments | 1802 Views


Developers to continue reworking designs for apartments at Golden Skate site

It looks like developers will have to continue revising the architectural designs for their proposed apartment complex at...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Solution, on Jun 13, 2017 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 1508 Views


Alamo summer series begins Friday

Friday's showing of "The Secret Life of Pets" will kick off Alamo's movie under the stars program, one of two that will be...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Steve Mick, on Jun 13, 2017 at 8:04 am | 1 comment | 762 Views


An American classic: Pleasanton restaurateur wins James Beard Award

Some have called him "The General." Others, "The King of Tacos." But now, Pleasanton resident Miguel Jara has a new moniker...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Inquiring Mind, on Jun 12, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1538 Views


What happens to 4-H animals after the Fair?

After purchasing a pig, sheep or steer from a 4-H participant at the County Fair, buyers have a number of options. The junior...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 10, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 3348 Views


Hearing Aids

My blogger login has been removed, so I'm posting my final blog here in the Town Square. This is about two new bills one...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 10, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 291 Views


Are these your dogs?

Are these your dogs? Or do you know who their owner is? If so, please contact SRPD dispatch center at 925-973-2779 ASAP....

Original post made by Dog lover on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 10, 2017 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 111 Views


Ex-employee files racial discrimination suit against Tri-Valley construction firm

A former project manager for a Pleasanton construction company filed a lawsuit against the company and its owners today accusing...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Denise, on Jun 9, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views


SRVHS special education teacher receives Lifetime Excellence in Service award

John Blake, a longtime special education teacher at San Ramon Valley High School, was recognized with the 2017 Lifetime Excellence...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Sharon Castellanos, on Jun 9, 2017 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1059 Views


San Ramon schools compete in regional cricket tournament

A team from Pleasanton's Harvest Park won the middle school division in the inter-school youth cricket tournament hosted...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by MaggieMay, on Jun 8, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 896 Views


Police: Man arrested with burglary tools, shotgun at Dublin park

Police patrolling a park in Dublin on Thursday arrested a man they found with burglary tools and a sawed-off shotgun in his...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2017
Last comment by 925 Barbara, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:37 am | 7 comments | 1200 Views


San Ramon commission to again discuss apartments at Golden Skate site

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to hold a workshop on a proposed 227-unit apartment project at the site of the Golden...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by M, on Jun 7, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 11 comments | 2865 Views


District: Students at center of SRVHS bullying case won't attend same school anymore

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District announced Friday that district officials have taken action to make sure the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 6, 2017 at 9:28 am | 11 comments | 7017 Views


McNerney to hold 'Congress at Your Corner' Friday in Danville

Congressman Jerry McNerney (11th District) will be meting with residents at "Congress at Your Corner" from 2 to 3 p.m., Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by NationalHealthHorrorStories, on Jun 5, 2017 at 11:35 pm | 61 comments | 8371 Views


Presenting the Past: Ruby Podva, Danville's postmaster

Postmasters were important to growing villages throughout the West. Sometimes, as with Danville, a name was chosen for the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 4, 2017 at 10:54 pm | 5 comments | 3727 Views


Developer, residents discuss Faria Preserve concerns

Air quality, dust control and the need for better communication were among the themes during a three-hour-plus public workshop...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 3, 2017 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 2917 Views


SRVHS parents criticize district for punishment in bullying case

A recent case of bullying in Danville has gained national attention, as parents of a San Ramon Valley High School sophomore...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Unveil, on Jun 2, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 29 comments | 5248 Views
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