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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven companies move to Bishop Ranch

Sunset Development Company, the owner of Bishop Ranch, announced the signing of seven new office space leases totaling 81,700...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Jerry Ludden, on Apr 16, 2018 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Saturday school program being considered by SRVUSD

Amid a wide array of presentations at the nearly three-hour-long meeting, staff talked to the school board about a possible...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2018
Last comment by hamilton, on Feb 26, 2018 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 3022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staying Healthy: Students overloaded and underprepared

Across the country, kids are busy, stressed and sleep deprived. Between homework, tests and extracurriculars -- not to mention...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by TrixieMom, on Jan 26, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County Office of Education to coordinate local education programming

The Contra Costa County Office of Education announced Wednesday that they are starting to coordinate local education programming...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by San Ramon Resident, on Dec 26, 2017 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on AP District Honor Roll for eighth year

For the eighth year in a row, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District has been honored with placement on the AP District...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD: Personalized learning initiatives met with opposition by parents, staff

The much-discussed personalized learning initiatives took center stage at a heavily attended San Ramon Valley school board...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Nov 20, 2017 at 6:31 am | 12 comments | 2679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to receive reports on personalized learning, district facilities

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to hear a variety of presentations and informational reports Tuesday night, including...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Nov 16, 2017 at 10:34 am | 5 comments | 1416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD rolls out 10 proposals for more student, staff, parent flexibility

The San Ramon Valley school board is considering a variety of changes to implement in coming years that would offer more...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2017
Last comment by Betty, on Nov 11, 2017 at 3:29 pm | 29 comments | 8287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville council to vote on new 'friendship city' policy

After several months of discussion, the Danville Town Council is set to consider adopting a policy for establishing "friendship...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Rslph Hoffmann, on Nov 7, 2017 at 6:32 am | 1 comment | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials: Twin Creeks third-grader brings gun to school

San Ramon police are investigating after a third-grade boy at Twin Creeks Elementary brought a firearm to school on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Oct 26, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 11 comments | 4521 Views

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Five inducted into San Ramon Valley High's Athletic Hall of Fame

The San Ramon Valley High School Alumni Association inducted four alums and one coach into its Athletic Hall of Fame, at...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Dan Davis, on Oct 20, 2017 at 6:13 am | 5 comments | 2751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local high schoolers to be required to take class for on-campus parking

Teen drivers in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will now be required to attend a free two-hour "CHP Start Smart"...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Oct 18, 2017 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 1919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD expected to see declining enrollment in years to come

After years of a rising student population, it looks like the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will see declining...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Oct 13, 2017 at 12:24 pm | 23 comments | 4138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville teacher wins county Teacher of the Year award

Danville elementary school teacher Marissa Ware has been chosen as one of two Teachers of the Year by the Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2017
Last comment by John Willford, on Sep 30, 2017 at 6:01 am | 1 comment | 5592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD sets town halls on special education department changes

San Ramon Valley school district officials are seeking parent feedback at two town hall meetings in Danville on Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1869 Views

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Glazer named chair of Governmental Organization Committee

Local State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) has been nominated to chair the Governmental Organization Committee just more than...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 900 Views

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Danville officials seek feedback on alternative electricity program

Danville town officials are looking for public input about whether the town should join a community choice energy program. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 803 Views

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School board to consider tentative agreement with teachers union

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to vote on a collective bargaining agreement with the teachers union Tuesday night. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Danville, on Aug 15, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 6 comments | 1195 Views

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CHP: Driver arrested after hitting two cyclists on Blackhawk Road

A Danville man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after authorities allege he hit two bicyclists with his car on Blackhawk...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by Dave Wallace, on Jul 2, 2017 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 2958 Views

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Parents' open letter continues debate over SRVHS student campaign video

Students and parents showed up at Tuesday night’s school board meeting to speak out in support of the leadership program...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Jul 1, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 24 comments | 5634 Views
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Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 961 views

Local venture capital fund set to close
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 470 views