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Danville student settles free-speech lawsuit against SRVUSD, will receive $665,000 and public apology
As a part of the settlement, the district will award the former San Ramon Valley High School student body president $665,000... Last comment 2 hours ago | 24 comments

SRVUSD Superintendent Schmitt retiring at end of school year
Superintendent Rick Schmitt announced publicly Thursday that he will retire at the end of the school year in June after four... Last comment on Apr 4, 2020 at 8:30 pm | 12 comments

Local high-risk residents hunker down during shelter-in-place order
While many residents feel increased stress and anxiety associated with COVID-19, those feelings have been heightened for... Last comment on Apr 2, 2020 at 9:44 am | 1 comment

Looking for a new home activity? Start keeping a journal
Try something new during these strange times. Consider journaling: This writing can be good for body and soul, whether one... Last comment on Apr 4, 2020 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment

 
 
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"Tassajara Valley Wins Crown"
Manager Mike Fuller's Tassajara Valley Big League team defeated Pleasanton 8-3 on June 10th to clinch the District 57 season championship with an 11-1 record. The champs capped off a 9 game winning streak after suffering their only loss by one run. They scored 109 runs while allowing just 27. Pictured: (Front row, L-R) Vanessa Fuller, Brian Smith, Eric Stone, Kris Gallwatti, Tommy Montalvo; (2nd row) Assistant Coach Brent Bowen, Nate Jump, Cody Chavarria, Hayden Letts, Matt Mazzoni, Kieran Sanchez, Nick Furman; (3rd row) Mgr. Mike Fuller, Brian Peterson, Kevin Alexander, Austin Winniger, Joe Vigil, Jacob Heathorn, Michael Hernbroth, Assistant Coach Gary Hernbroth. Not pictured: Lawrence Nelson. (Photo by Brent Bowen Photography) Submitted by gary hernbroth on Jun 11, 2012

 
 
 
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Student settles free-speech lawsuit against SRVUSD over 'parody video' discipline, will receive $665,000 and public apology
As a part of the settlement, the district will award the former San Ramon Valley High School student body president $665,000 and will issue a public apology for "negative effects, disruption and emotional distress." Tuesday, 6:20 PM | 24 comments

Tri-Valley law enforcement work to keep residents, businesses safe during shelter order
While health experts fight the unseeable but persistent threat of coronavirus (COVID-19), local police are supporting that cause by keeping an eye on other aspects of public safety. Tuesday, 2:00 PM

Contra Costa COVID-19 numbers not at 'worst-case scenario,' health experts say
The number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Contra Costa County is still going up, but at a slower pace than feared, county health officials said Tuesday. Tuesday, 3:34 PM

Rossmoor couple see need, act fast to collect food
Marilyn Weiss saw a news report Friday about a food distribution program at which more than triple the usual number of people lined up for rations. Tuesday, 10:44 AM | 1 comments

Glazer holding phone town hall on unemployment benefits amid coronavirus fallout
Learn about resources that can help those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and regional stay-at-home order during a telephone town hall with State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) on April 8 at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, 11:43 AM

Contra Costa Health Services now reporting COVID-19 infection data per city/town
As of Monday morning, Contra Costa Health Services has confirmed 13 positive coronavirus cases in Alamo, 19 in Danville and 23 in San Ramon. Monday, 2:17 PM

Election certified: Danville voters pass Measure Y to allow Magee Preserve development
Danville residents have officially signed off on the Magee Preserve residential project, passing Measure Y by a narrow but decisive margin, according to newly certified election results. Sunday, 5:51 PM

Newsom reminds residents to take care of mental and physical health amid pandemic
Gov. Gavin Newsom reminded California residents Tuesday to take care of their mental and physical health during the novel coronavirus pandemic, especially if they're not working outside their home. Tuesday, 9:58 PM

FEMA approves state's homeless housing initiative
California has received federal approval for an initiative to procure hotel and motel rooms to homeless residents during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday. Tuesday, 3:35 PM

BART to cut service in half in response to COVID-19 ridership drop
In response to the coronavirus pandemic and the statewide stay-at-home order that severely restricts the amount of people going to work, BART announced Monday that it will make deep cuts to its service until further notice. Tuesday, 10:47 AM

Swalwell hosting another COVID-19 virtual town hall this week
U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell will hold another Facebook Live virtual town hall featuring Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Director Colleen Chawla on April 9, starting at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 10:43 AM

Danville residents encouraged to participate in community-wide art competition
The town of Danville is inviting residents to participate in a community-wide art competition and show essential service workers how much they are appreciated by the community and that "Danville's Got Heart." Sunday, 2:09 PM

Rakestraw Books makes reading recommendations for 47th anniversary
Danville's Rakestraw Books celebrated its 47th birthday last week, and while staff had to refrain from throwing a big celebration, they did take the opportunity to provide a list of recommended reading for book lovers to enjoy. Sunday, 2:09 PM

SRVUSD Superintendent Schmitt retiring at end of school year
Superintendent Rick Schmitt announced publicly Thursday that he will retire at the end of the school year in June after four years at the helm of the SRVUSD and 40 years in education overall. Thursday, 12:32 PM | 12 comments

 

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