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Registration underway for annual July 4th Run San Ramon event

The city of San Ramon will kick off the Independence Day holiday with its annual Fourth of July Run San Ramon 10-kilometer...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Juanita, on Jun 22, 2017 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 734 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Roundhouse Market food court opening at Bishop Ranch

A trio of fast-casual, full-service restaurants are set to open Monday as part of the new Roundhouse Market at San Ramon's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Marylou, on Jun 21, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 4533 Views

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Danville council to consider contract for new bike lanes on key roadways

The Danville Town Council is set to consider awarding a construction contract to a landscaping company for bicycle lane marking...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by local bicyclist, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 1406 Views

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Podcast series aims to introduce residents to Mt. Diablo's history, beauty

Audible Mount Diablo is releasing its newly updated program “Introducing Mount Diablo ” -- a podcast series of 14 videos...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by local resident, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1417 Views

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SRVHS students stage walkout to protest lack of inclusivity

A group of students at San Ramon Valley High School staged a walkout from class on Friday afternoon -- the first day of finals...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Amused, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:20 am | 33 comments | 3639 Views

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San Ramon seeks community feedback on energy provider

The city of San Ramon is requesting feedback from community members regarding the city's potential move to join MCE Clean...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Jun 21, 2017 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 813 Views

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Board selects new principal for Montevideo Elementary School

Local assistant principal Kathleen "Katie" Cavanaugh has been appointed as the new principal of San Ramon's Montevideo Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Jun 19, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 13 comments | 3830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cattle drive downtown ushers in start of Alameda County Fair

Thousands of residents crowded in and around downtown Pleasanton on Friday morning to watch as dozens of steers were herded...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by DR, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1035 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon council to discuss selling old Mudd’s site

The San Ramon City Council is scheduled to talk in closed session Tuesday night about selling city-owned property on Boardwalk...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by RozRogoff, on Jun 18, 2017 at 1:26 am | 6 comments | 2358 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Dublin moving forward on new IKEA store

Dublin city leaders said Monday that they will be moving ahead in the approval process for a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Jun 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 8 comments | 3493 Views

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Diablo Vista sixth-grader reaches National Geographic Bee finals

A sixth-grader from Danville's Diablo Vista Middle School recently advanced to the National Geographic Bee finals, taking...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by member, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1364 Views

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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 | 1781 Views

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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 | 1185 Views

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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 | 3002 Views

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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 | 4 comments | 2106 Views

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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 | 1852 Views

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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 | 916 Views

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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 | 3 comments | 1765 Views

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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 | 4256 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 353 Views
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