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Fire chief's home catches fire

A small fire caused minimal damage to the home of San Ramon Valley Fire Chief Richard Price on Tuesday morning. No one was...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 30, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 30 comments | 3015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C ballots should be in mailboxes

Residents who live within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District should have received ballots in the mail for the upcoming...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 8 comments | 3014 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan heads to Sacramento

Alamo resident Democrat Joan Buchanan won the race for State Assembly District 15 yesterday; and U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by whatashame, on Nov 5, 2008 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 3012 Views

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Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 3012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steven Enoch, his past, how can he be in the future?

The inability for this man to take criticism brings up a dark past of his work history. From some friends in Friday Harbor...

Original post made by Elliott L. on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jon Gray, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 16 comments | 3011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 3011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville Weekly to stop print edition after 4 1/2 years

The Danville Weekly will publish its last print edition Oct. 2 and shift its focus entirely online, publisher Gina Channell-Allen...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by jakefarsh, on Sep 24, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 18 comments | 3011 Views

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Alamo girl leads division in NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League

On the strength of opening 2016 with a win in Arizona earlier this winter, Alamo teen drag racer Leigha Miller sits in first...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Justin M., on May 4, 2016 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 3011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Capitol step for a San Ramon Valley graduate

The old adage advises against talking politics, but that goes against Catalina Sanint's spirit. The 2006 San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by The Perry's, on Dec 16, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 3009 Views

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Town manager responds to General Plan update concerns

In an open letter to residents, Town Manager Joe Calabrigo discusses he draft 2030 General Plan and draft Sustainability...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 23, 2013 at 9:43 am | 34 comments | 3009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville real estate investor indicted in foreclosure auction scheme

A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment Wednesday, charging a Danville resident Andrew Katakis with obstruction...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on May 14, 2013 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 3009 Views

SPORTS

Town Council election could be canceled as incumbents run unopposed

The Nov. 2 election could be canceled, at least for the Town Council, as no one seems interested in running against two incumbents....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just Plain Hal, on Aug 12, 2010 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 3008 Views

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Sun shines on Art in the Park

Weather predictions proved wrong, as Art in the Park fans enjoyed perfect fall weather on Saturday and Sunday. The Town of...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 9, 2007 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 3008 Views

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Tri Valley Heroes: Role model Cassanda Bankson honored for bravery, sincerity

Like many of her peers, 20-year-old Cassandra Bankson has a penchant for makeup. Except when she puts on foundation, mascara...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cassandra Bankson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 3008 Views

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Week in Washington yields contacts for Mayor Mike Shimansky

Danville Mayor Mike Shimansky hobnobbed with national leaders including senators Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer and Hillary...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Aug 19, 2009 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 3007 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Field of Dreams dashed

The Planning Commission last night unanimously denied a permit for David Lowe to keep the 18,000-square-foot sports turf...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Call me Mike, on Sep 28, 2007 at 8:32 pm | 4 comments | 3007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools chief focuses on mission

Any school district employee who does not work in the classroom is suspect. That's how Superintendent Steve Enoch approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 3005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to host community forum on bond measure

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District will hold four forums in January and February to discuss a possible school facilities...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ron, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:59 am | 19 comments | 3005 Views

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Monte Vista looking for past cross country champs

The Monte Vista High School Alumni Fun Run has grown over the last four years to reunite cross country graduates to run against...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jack Solomon, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 3003 Views

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Buchanan announces State Senate bid

Former San Ramon Valley assemblywoman Joan Buchanan announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat in the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by voter, on Jan 8, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 16 comments | 3003 Views
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