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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 | 709 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3449 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 | 906 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 | 2219 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 | 3175 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1167 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 | 1600 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2904 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 | 1911 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1573 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3599 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 | 304 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 142 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1115 Views

SPORTS

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 | 959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 1286 Views
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