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Dublin mourns the loss of local 'superhero' Catherine Kuo
Hundreds of residents attended a candlelight vigil on Sunday evening in memory of DUSD Trustee Catherine Kuo, who was killed... Last comment on Mar 30, 2021 at 9:16 am | 1 comment

Danville: Transient shot by police officer last week dies in hospital
Tyrell Wilson, the 32-year-old man shot by a police officer in Danville last week, has died at the hospital from his wounds,... Last comment on Mar 22, 2021 at 2:57 pm | 22 comments

Protesters condemn fatal police shooting in Danville
Dozens of protesters marched through Danville on Sunday, coming out to condemn the death of 32-year-old Tyrell Wilson, who... Last comment on Apr 7, 2021 at 9:21 am | 17 comments

Tri-Valley residents, officials condemn violence against Asian Americans
Tri-Valley residents and officials alike are publicly condemning rising occurrences of anti-Asian violence seen in the U.S.,... Last comment on Mar 24, 2021 at 8:11 am | 1 comment

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Danville: Ex-Athenian teacher pleads guilty to sexual assault of former student
A former teacher and track coach at The Athenian School in Danville has pleaded guilty to two counts related to the sexual assault of a 17-year-old former student and will now be required to register as a sex offender. Friday, 1:14 PM

Staying Healthy: Feeling 'safe', 'relief' post-vaccination
As a sense of normalcy begins to return to the Tri-Valley amid California's rigorous COVID-19 vaccination rollout, many fully vaccinated people are resuming activities they haven't done in over a year like... Thursday, 11:13 AM

Weekly lighting of Mount Diablo beacon to end this weekend
The beacon atop Mount Diablo, which volunteers have lit each Sunday during the COVID-19 pandemic, will see its weekly illumination conclude this weekend on the one-year anniversary of the program. Thursday, 4:09 PM

Tassajara Hills pipeline project in Dublin slated for late summer
DSRSD is preparing to construct an underground pipeline at the northern end of Dublin this summer, ensuring that about 300 homes in the area have backup service in case of an emergency. Thursday, 4:31 PM

Valley Views: 50 states in 50 days
Freedom. That's what Ralph Hughes and his biking buddies are looking forward to as they take off mid-May, mostly on Harleys, to travel all 50 states in 50 days. Thursday, 4:15 PM

Danville faces federal civil rights lawsuit for fatal police shooting
The family of Tyrell Wilson, who was fatally shot by a Danville police officer last month, are suing the town government in federal court, claiming that not only was the killing unjust but that it was deliberate and premeditated. Tuesday, 5:50 PM

Former San Ramon police chief named interim top cop in Walnut Creek
Former San Ramon Police Chief Dan Pratt was named the interim police chief in the city of Walnut Creek on March 16, pulling the law enforcement veteran out of retirement to take the position. Wednesday, 4:12 PM

San Ramon school custodian, daughter killed in Bodega Bay crash
A San Ramon school custodian and her daughter, who was an elementary teacher in Pleasanton, died after their car plunged down a cliff in a Bodega Bay parking lot on Saturday morning, according to authorities. Monday, 10:10 PM

Staying Healthy: Hike for Hope returning for socially distanced event
Hope Hospice has revived its annual Hike for Hope program after canceling the event last year due to the coronavirus crisis, and registration is open for residents who want to enjoy the outdoors while supporting a cause. Thursday, 4:12 PM

Castlewood poised to begin remodel after county board OKs project plans
The Club at Castlewood in Pleasanton is getting ready for the start of construction on its multimillion-dollar endeavor to modernize the main clubhouse and add amenities as part of a new "Sports Center" building. Thursday, 11:30 AM

DSRSD approves five-year strategic plan
A new five-year plan approved by the Dublin San Ramon Services District Board of Directors on Tuesday includes nine 'strategic goals' addressing the district's financial sustainability, long-term management strategy, and more. Wednesday, 11:05 PM

Contra Costa County moves into orange tier
Contra Costa County is advancing to the orange tier of the state's COVID-19 reopening blueprint, meaning more businesses and activities will be allowed to resume or expand capacity effective Wednesday. Tuesday, 11:58 AM

Community college district to significantly increase in-person learning for fall term
Campuses of the Contra Costa Community College District (4CD) have announced that they will continue to offer predominantly online courses and services through its summer 2021 term. Wednesday, 3:56 PM

Museum seeks residents' submissions for 'Life During the Time of COVID-19'
The Museum of the San Ramon Valley in Danville is seeking to capture the stories of locals living through the pandemic to document history. Wednesday, 4:24 PM

San Ramon engineering firm ENGEO acquires San Diego company
San Ramon-based geotechnical and environmental engineering firm ENGEO Inc. recently announced that it has acquired TerraCosta Consulting Group out of San Diego, creating one of California's most comprehensive geoscience portfolios. Monday, 10:23 PM

What a Week: Reporting on the unfathomable
Like many others throughout the Tri-Valley, I continue to try to process the horrific news that absolutely shocked us all one week ago: There was a fatal traffic collision at Fallon MS, and the victim was DUSD Trustee Catherine Kuo. Thursday, 1:54 PM


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