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Arrest warrant issued for local landscape contractor

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a landscape contractor accused of defrauding families in the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by VJ Remley, on Oct 31, 2016 at 10:25 am | 4 comments | 6744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bad strategy and tactics by GOP

I am a conservative and voted republican majority of the times. However seeing what has transpired in congress over the last...

Original post made by Keith on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 20, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 6734 Views

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Police: Danville couple dead in apparent murder-suicide

Danville police are investigating the deaths of a local husband and wife on Monday as an apparent murder-suicide, according...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pete Bennett, on Mar 1, 2016 at 5:53 pm | 8 comments | 6726 Views

AROUND TOWN

I-680 toll express lanes construction set to start

The project to bring toll express lanes to Interstate 680 through the San Ramon Valley is expected to start construction...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by FanDanville, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:29 am | 23 comments | 6699 Views

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Principal on leave after gun accusation

Monte Vista High School Principal Rebecca Smith has been placed on administrative leave following an anonymous message that...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Oct 15, 2009 at 11:55 am | 174 comments | 6684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council to discuss plastic bag ban

The Danville Town Council will hold a study session Tuesday morning (July 8) to review options on how to establish a plastic...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Jul 25, 2014 at 8:00 am | 71 comments | 6634 Views

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Undercover millionaire makes a difference

When Danville resident Hilary DeCesare set out to ensure online safety for children with a website, she didn't expect to...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 18, 2012 at 8:13 am | 11 comments | 6602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo man convicted of manslaughter for neighbor's 2012 death

A jury in Martinez convicted an Alamo man Friday of voluntary manslaughter for the death of a next-door neighbor with whom...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tracy, on Jan 27, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 6567 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Save Mount Diablo embraces lofty goal

Volunteers working at Save Mount Diablo booths are often asked, "What's wrong with the mountain? Why does it need saving?" Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 6554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens arrested in multiple Danville auto burglaries

Two teens have been arrested in connection with a week-long crime spree targeting cars in Danville. The teens, both boys,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Toni, on Jul 22, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 29 comments | 6542 Views

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Judge rules Danville officials improperly approved housing development

The town of Danville acted improperly during its approval of a proposed residential development in the northeastern part...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by RS, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 27 comments | 6540 Views

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Ask the Vet: Canine bloat

Bloat, or gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV), is when the stomach fills with gas and flips over. This twists blood vessels,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Vickie Swarowski DVM, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 6537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville PD to increase school presence after graffiti threats

Danville Police will have an increased presence around town schools on Thursday after graffiti found at or near a pair of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on May 15, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 21 comments | 6523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funding questions loom over California high-speed rail plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system last...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 6518 Views

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Local UPS driver saves Pleasanton shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. It was...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Claudette of Pleasanton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 6516 Views

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I-680 auxiliary lanes to start opening this week

The new Interstate 680 auxiliary lanes between Danville and San Ramon are set to open beginning this week, officials said...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 6499 Views

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SRVUSD board discusses cutting 2 elementary school programs

Nearly three-dozen San Ramon Valley teachers and parents turned out Tuesday night to express their concerns about proposals...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Danna, on Mar 7, 2014 at 7:30 am | 5 comments | 6478 Views

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Police identify 4 teens present during Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were present when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Brian D' Angelo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 7:17 am | 7 comments | 6452 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alamo's Courtyard Cafe closing Tuesday

The Courtyard Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch venue in Alamo for almost 25 years, is closing its doors Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by bobs big boy staue., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 75 comments | 6401 Views

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Clarkson, ballot measures win easy approval

Mayor Bill Clarkson will serve another term and he'll get an extra year to serve. Clarkson took home the vast majority of...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 7, 2013 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 6378 Views
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