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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, students respond to new standardized test

Students from nine San Ramon Valley Unified schools are piloting a new, computer-based standardized test. From excitement...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by concerned teacher, on May 17, 2013 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 2631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to weigh deal with teachers union

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to consider giving approval Tuesday to a tentative agreement with the local teachers...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by GD, on Mar 25, 2015 at 10:09 am | 7 comments | 2663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to talk enrollment projections, facilities impacts

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to receive a presentation on district enrollment projections and facilities options...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stella, on Aug 4, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 7 comments | 2208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD closing pay-raise deals with classified unions

The San Ramon Valley school district appears on track to solidify new labor agreements with all of its classified workers...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by To Danville Mommy, on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 2407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cricket anyone?

It's true. Participation in cricket is growing rapidly, with the foundation at the middle school level. And one group in...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2016
Last comment by just playin', on May 5, 2016 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 2111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Admin items to lead new SRVUSD superintendent's first board meeting

Rick Schmitt is set for his first school board meeting as San Ramon Valley schools superintendent, with summertime administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by SHale99, on Aug 6, 2016 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 1891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to review superintendent's performance

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to conduct a public employee performance evaluation of the superintendent at a special...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Jun 23, 2017 at 10:03 am | 7 comments | 1575 Views

SPORTS

What a blast

The girls U12 Mustang Blast recently won the 2006 Placer United Cup Tournament held in Roseville for their age group. During...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Mar 14, 2008 at 1:20 pm | 7 comments | 3052 Views

SPORTS

MVHS wins second straight sectional title

The Monte Vista Mustangs repeated as North Coast Section (NCS) Division 1 boys basketball champions with a nail-biting 50-49...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 7 comments | 4035 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is QUALIFIED to replace Ellen O. Tauscher?

Dear Dolores, Please read: http://www.contracostatimes.com/lisavorderbrueggen/ci_12019578?nclick_check=1 This morning's...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 4036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is an informed resident?

Dear Dolores, Today, neighbors in the Livorna West neighborhoods were defining an informed resident. Clearly, such specification...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 9, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 2945 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Online drug monitoring targets 'doctor shoppers'

A new program unveiled Tuesday by California Attorney General Jerry Brown will provide doctors, pharmacists and police with...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 7 comments | 3247 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's veterans health bill passes House

Legislation authored by Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) that would address the needs of veterans who suffered traumatic...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:29 am | 7 comments | 2532 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressman McNerney bill to raise pay danger pay for Military passed house.

Provisions to raise certain types of pay for members of the armed forces passed the House of Representatives on Friday. The...

Original post made by Ron on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on May 31, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 2447 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thank you CTA

One of us is a retired educator so we get mail from the California Teachers Association on a regular basis. This is especially...

Original post made by Treebeard on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sadie, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:41 am | 7 comments | 2631 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Great News!! SF Chronicle DOES NOT endorse David Harmer

The SF Chron did not endorse David Harmer. This is a highly positive indicator for the Harmer campaign because it is proof...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 2772 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 5113 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell calls for immigration enforcement reform

Months after the fatal shooting of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle by an undocumented immigrant, U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin)...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Fed Up, on Nov 21, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 7 comments | 1592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chicken Salad recipes, please

Alamo needs something new! Something to talk about! May I direct your attention to a major gap in our community's knowledge....

Original post made by Forest Warn on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 7, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 2958 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with Sphere of Influence?

A sphere of influence (SOI) is an area or region over which an organization or state exerts some kind of indirect cultural,...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cass Stanton, on Feb 3, 2008 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 4571 Views
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Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians
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