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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alamo school principal stepping down

Stone Valley Middle School principal Shaun McElroy is resigning this month after 13-plus years leading the Alamo campus in...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by IncomingMiddleSchoolParent, on Mar 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 35 comments | 7970 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Planning Commission OKs Faria Preserve development

The Faria Preserve residential development appears on track to move forward after receiving unanimous support from the San...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Resident of SAN RAMON not Danville, on Jul 30, 2014 at 7:56 am | 35 comments | 7936 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'New' Dougherty Road scheduled to open Friday

A new, 1.5-mile stretch of Dougherty Road is set to open to drivers in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley on Aug. 12, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by SHale99, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 24 comments | 7896 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon Unified School Taxes Are Out of Control

I just received my property tax bill from the County, and all of the following are the CURRENT taxes I pay for our local...

Original post made by Taxed Out on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Indep, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 81 comments | 7865 Views

AROUND TOWN

'We're surrounded by earthquake faults'

Californians have been hearing about it for years. The Big One. The earthquake that cracks the state off the continental...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sam Andreas, on Sep 8, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 7863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressional vote ends shutdown, reopens national parks

Park workers are preparing to return to work Thursday after a congressional vote Wednesday evening that approved a deal to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 7849 Views

SPORTS

Falling for Fuzzy Duds

They're comfy, colorful, cool and crazy. They're Fuzzy Duds - and they're spreading like wildfire in California. Fuzzy Duds...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by gg, on Feb 28, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 7811 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 7806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 7723 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley mayors optimistic about growth

Partnerships -- with businesses, with residents and with each other -- were the common themes for all five city leaders at...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 7697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Last player in St. Isidore embezzlement case sentenced

An Alamo resident and former volunteer at St. Isidore's Catholic Church has been sentenced in an embezzlement case. Evelyn...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by been there, on Feb 27, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 33 comments | 7665 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ms. Green, on Sep 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 49 comments | 7647 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Supporters of affordable housing weigh in on controversial issue

Affordable housing is not only a good idea for Danville but it's also the law. Despite "legitimate concerns" about an increase...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:35 am | 83 comments | 7604 Views

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Danville Hotel demolition due in January

The deteriorating Danville Hotel Wild West buildings could be coming down in the coming weeks, with developers' demolition...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kristen, on Jan 17, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 18 comments | 7583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alamo teen cyclist seriously injured in Danville crash

An Alamo teen bicyclist was airlifted to an area hospital after sustaining serious injuries when he collided with a car in...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 5, 2015 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 7581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local rescuers, victim reunite at San Ramon Valley Fire event

Rescuers and a victim of sudden cardiac arrest were reunited in an emotional reunion Thursday night. "This is a perfect example...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 7546 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Welcome home, Capt. Sully

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger (right) and his wife Lorrie, along with U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D.,11th) applaud the musical...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by B Lynn Goodwin, on Jan 31, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 7520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends of stricken bartender start fundraising foundation

When Tyler Beal suffered a severe heart attack in November - leaving his four children with no income for rent, bills and...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Deborah, on Feb 26, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 7511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Salary of San Ramon City Manager Shocking

Wow...there was an article posted in the San Ramon Express recently (I can't seem to find it now, curiously) that highlighted...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 31 comments | 7468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: All 4 local high schools rank among top 10% in state

Each of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's comprehensive high schools ranked among the 220 best in California,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Meena, on May 1, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 7424 Views
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