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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens arrested in drive-by purse theft at Hacienda Crossings

Three Antioch teenagers were arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing another teen's purse without even stopping their car...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Jan 23, 2018 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 165 Views

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School board gives initial support to lowering graduation requirements

The San Ramon Valley school district's personalized learning initiatives saw some progress at a modestly attended meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 22, 2018 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville man dies in electric bike crash

A Danville man died in an electric bicycle crash in the western part of town on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Cy Bickle, on Jan 22, 2018 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 3494 Views

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San Ramon Valley among targets of 'Lucky Lotto Bandits'

San Jose police said Thursday that suspects arrested at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield last month are linked to more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Woody, on Jan 19, 2018 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 915 Views

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Baker introduces resolution urging feds to protect California coast from oil drilling

President Donald Trump's administration has received a range of opposition to its proposal this month to open federal waters,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Shari M, on Jan 18, 2018 at 12:40 pm | 8 comments | 2073 Views

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Town Council approves Old Blackhawk Road housing development

The Danville Town Council unanimously approved a new housing development along Old Blackhawk Road Tuesday night. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Louise, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 1704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man holed up in home causes Pleasanton PD to close Old Stanley for three hours

Pleasanton police blocked off Old Stanley Boulevard for about three hours Tuesday afternoon while working to negotiate with...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by cerred, on Jan 18, 2018 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 527 Views

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San Ramon Planning Commission to discuss new Preserve neighborhood

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to consider a concept review for a neighborhood within The Preserve development...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 17, 2018 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 911 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART fares go up 2.7% in new year

Fares increased for BART riders in the new year, with everyone paying 2.7% more than in 2017, according to the transit agency. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by Long term resident, on Jan 16, 2018 at 6:38 pm | 18 comments | 1048 Views

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Danville council to consider approval of Old Blackhawk Road development

The Danville Town Council will once again consider approving a housing development off Old Blackhawk Road at a public hearing...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by robin purcell, on Jan 16, 2018 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1573 Views

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Pleasanton 2018: Soaring to new highs

New records set last year continue to soar unabated in Pleasanton as 2018 gets underway. Starting the new year, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by snoopy, on Jan 12, 2018 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 1112 Views

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Man acquitted in Steinle killing sentenced to time-served for weapon charge

The man who was acquitted of murder charges in the fatal shooting of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle was sentenced to three...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Fix was in, on Jan 9, 2018 at 11:31 am | 7 comments | 972 Views

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SRPD: Speed likely cause of serious crash on Alcosta Boulevard

Speed appears to have played a role in a collision that seriously injured four people Sunday afternoon in San Ramon, police...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Erika Alvero, Staff Reporter, on Jan 8, 2018 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2837 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville: Woman driving stolen car arrested after slow speed pursuit

A 42-year-old Salinas woman who was allegedly driving her child in a stolen car was arrested after a slow speed pursuit through...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Good job, on Jan 5, 2018 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 1946 Views

SPORTS

Local hockey team wins San Jose tourney

The Tri-Valley Blue Devils 14-and-under A team earned a spot to compete in Port Huron, Mich. this month by winning the 2017...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Tom T, on Jan 3, 2018 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 808 Views

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Senior support nonprofit awarded $600,000 grant

Contra Costa County's Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services was awarded a $600,000 grant last month. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Jody Wright, on Jan 3, 2018 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police arrest man accused of breaking into occupied home

A Walnut Creek man was arrested Wednesday morning after allegedly trying to burglarize an occupied home in northern Danville...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by Chris_SR, on Dec 29, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 2371 Views

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Editorial: The value of community journalism

When Investigation Discovery (ID) television network wanted to do a documentary-style program about the 2008 murder of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Dec 29, 2017 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 895 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assemblywoman Baker announces staffing changes

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) made two recent staffing changes for her office in Sacramento. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by Tony, on Dec 27, 2017 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 822 Views

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Danville council postpones decision on new Old Blackhawk Road development

The Danville Town Council voted Tuesday night to continue a public hearing on a new development off Old Blackhawk Road to...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by DanvilleDemocrat, on Dec 26, 2017 at 6:45 pm | 4 comments | 2304 Views
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