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EBRPD buys land in San Ramon Valley to connect popular parks, trails

The East Bay Regional Park District board decided Tuesday to acquire 362 acres of land in the San Ramon Valley that will...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Sep 11, 2015 at 6:48 am | 2 comments | 2626 Views

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Marijuana dispensary ban heads to San Ramon council

The San Ramon City Council is set to introduce a proposed ordinance Tuesday that would formally ban medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Walter, on Sep 12, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 7 comments | 2200 Views

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Danville council to examine short-term rentals

The Danville Town Council is set to tackle the issue of whether to regulate short-term residential rentals during a study...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Lovelife, on Sep 16, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 15 comments | 2967 Views

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SRPD arrests pair in Dougherty Valley break-in

San Ramon police arrested two people after interrupting a residential burglary in the Dougherty Valley on Labor Day morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mommabear, on Sep 14, 2015 at 2:35 pm | 9 comments | 5372 Views

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Chevron donation program to give $1 million to area schools

Chevron launched its annual school donation program last week to provide funding to schools in Contra Costa and Alameda counties. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by FanDanville, on Sep 9, 2015 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1294 Views

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SRVUSD students score high marks on new state testing

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Sep 14, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 3375 Views

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Woman charged with manslaughter in Danville cyclist's death

Prosecutors have charged a Manteca woman with a single count of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter stemming from a fatal...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by what?, on Sep 13, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 6 comments | 3709 Views

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Appellate court: Danville did not violate planning law in SummerHill Homes approval

The First District Court of Appeal has ruled Danville officials did not violate state planning law when approving the SummerHill...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Yes Please, on Sep 19, 2015 at 9:59 pm | 13 comments | 3051 Views

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Local cycling event to help feed home-bound seniors

Cyclists from across Bay Area are set to take part in the seventh annual Wheels for Meals Ride fundraising event this fall...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Online Editor, on Sep 17, 2015 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 969 Views

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Alamo native killed trying to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Scott Dinsmore, an Alamo native known for creating an online community advocating seeking one's passions, was killed Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 19, 2015 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 3173 Views

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Danville poised to ban smoking at apartments, condos

Danville appears on track to ban smoking at apartments, condominiums and most other multifamily housing complexes after the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Xin Han, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 2734 Views

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Council: Danville won't further appeal SummerHill Homes case

The Danville Town Council has decided not to challenge a state appellate court's recent ruling in the lawsuit over the council's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by JT, on Sep 22, 2015 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 3450 Views

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DanvilleSanRamon.com back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including DanvilleSanRamon.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by the facts, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 2100 Views

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Motorcyclist killed on I-680 in San Ramon

A 39-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash involving two big-rigs and another vehicle on southbound Interstate 680 in San...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Sep 22, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 4080 Views

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Man charged in I-680 crash that killed motorcyclist

A Fremont man was arrested after a multiple-vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist on southbound Interstate 680 in San...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Yessie, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 4718 Views

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Staying Healthy: What about the side effects?!

All medicines have side effects, said Mustafa Kazemi, a physician who deals in primary and pulmonary medicine as well as...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by grandma, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1997 Views

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Police: Teen arrested after chase from Danville to Orinda

A teenager from Antioch is facing a handful of charges after allegedly leading Danville police on a pursuit ending in Orinda...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by ND, on Sep 28, 2015 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 2508 Views

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Algae blooms, new water source blamed for bad-tasting water

Some San Ramon Valley residents may have noticed a strange taste or bad smell in their water in recent weeks. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 15, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 32 comments | 7175 Views

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Mustangs helping Mustangs: Monte Vista collects donations for Valley Fire families

Count the Monte Vista High School community among those finding ways to help residents affected by the destructive Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sportsmanship, on Oct 1, 2015 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 1695 Views

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Dead bird in Danville tests positive for West Nile virus

A dead bird found in Danville over the weekend tested positive for West Nile virus, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Tena, on Oct 1, 2015 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1760 Views
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