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Service, 'selfies' rule at chamber awards dinner

The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honored its own for the 29th time Thursday night in its annual "Night of the Stars" event. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Another reader, on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 5304 Views

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Tri-Valley golf pro charged with child sex abuse

An award-winning Livermore golf pro has been charged with 65 felony counts for allegedly sexually abusing two boys whom he'd...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by caroline redbrook, on Dec 13, 2013 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 3161 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen heads homework-helping site

A trip to India, a desire to continue a program from there and some Internet know-how led to the creation of TeenMesh, a...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shirley Meloy, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 5194 Views

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An end and a new beginning

Tuesday's meeting of the San Ramon City Council marked the end of one era and the beginning of another. Councilmember Jim...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 30, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 3848 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Blackhawk developer represents greatness, selflessness

Kenneth E. Behring's life has been filled with remarkable achievements, but the ambitions that now motivate this businessman...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Rgf49er, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 8877 Views

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BART, union reps meet again over contract dispute

BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Got Inflation?, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:18 am | 2 comments | 2821 Views

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Beware of telephone and email scams

By far, the most common way of separating seniors from their money is through the telephone, in cons ranging from the grandparent...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2450 Views

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Danville council to consider road closures for events

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday (Feb. 4) is set to consider closing town streets to accommodate nine special events...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

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EBMUD to consider calling for voluntary 10% water reduction

Danville residents and businesses could be on their way to receiving a direct request to conserve water. The EBMUD Board...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 2728 Views

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Court extends deadline for California prison reduction

A federal three-judge panel Monday gave Gov. Jerry Brown's administration a two-year extension of a deadline for reducing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Feb 11, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1973 Views

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Five prosecutors honored for convictions in 'Dirty DUI' cases

Five federal assistant district attorneys have been honored for the work they did in prosecuting police and others in what...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Jason w, on Mar 26, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 5834 Views

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School board to discuss new Dougherty Valley elementary campus

The San Ramon Valley school board is set consider proposed findings and determinations about the suitability of the new Dougherty...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by overburdened taxpayer, on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 1682 Views

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School board OKs higher developer fees

The San Ramon Valley school board raised residential developer fees Tuesday to support additional or expanded school facilities...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by collins, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 5651 Views

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Man sentenced for killing Contra Costa County jail nurse

An El Cerrito man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the unprovoked killing of a 55-year-old nurse who was treating...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2444 Views

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Danville Drug Take-Back Day nets 124 pounds of unwanted pills

Law enforcement officials collected 124 pounds of unwanted medications for safe disposal during a Drug Take-Back Day event...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 1355 Views

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San Ramon town hall to focus on preventing underage drinking

Local advocates against underage drinking are set to host a town hall meeting at Iron Horse Middle School in San Ramon Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by MT, on May 20, 2014 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1962 Views

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Alameda County candidate drops out of race amid Danville home controversy

Kathleen Knox, a candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller in the June 3 primary, has withdrawn from the race after...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on May 22, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 5349 Views

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Contra Costa unemployment rises 0.2%

Unemployment rates in the Bay Area increased slightly from May to June, bucking a downward trend statewide, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by John Maynard, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 1790 Views

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EBMUD, other agencies reach clean water pact

The East Bay Municipal Utility District, the city of Oakland and six other East Bay cities have reached an agreement with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Brower's Spirit, on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 3565 Views

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Feces find closes MVHS pool

The Monte Vista High School community pool was closed early Monday afternoon after a small amount of feces was discovered...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Scimmer, on Aug 7, 2014 at 6:55 am | 2 comments | 2160 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 762 views