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Autonomous shuttle program debuts in San Ramon
This week marks the start of a new transit option in San Ramon's central commercial core, with an autonomous shuttle making... Last comment on Apr 27, 2023 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments

Walnut Creek police warn people to look out for ATM card thieves
Walnut Creek police said they've received reports of two subjects approaching people after watching them use an ATM or enter... Last comment on May 16, 2023 at 9:21 am | 2 comments

San Ramon accounting firm implicated in lawsuit over FTX crypto fraud
Creditors are seeking recovery in the bankruptcy court in Delaware, and the DOJ is pursuing a criminal action in New York... Last comment on May 16, 2023 at 4:31 am | 0 comments

Dublin teens allegedly sneak into Cal High classroom to beat student
Police are investigating after a group of Dublin teens allegedly assaulted a San Ramon high school student during class earlier... Last comment on May 28, 2023 at 7:37 am | 30 comments

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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


Wine country faces inflection point
Livermore Valley wine country stands at a crossroads. Whether the current adjustments will result in a vibrant wine country will play out over the next 20 years. For now, key leaders seem committed to moving that way... Thursday, 2:02 PM

Rock history on display at the Bankhead
Tri-Valley residents can explore the history, technique and technology behind the rise and continued popularity of rock music over the past century, with an exhibit aimed at highlighting the evolution of the electric guitar... Thursday, 2:02 PM

Policymakers: Public transit will go over 'fiscal cliff' without more state dollars
As the upcoming state budget deadline looms over California, state policymakers warned Gov. Gavin Newsom that his ambitious climate targets will crumble without adequate funding for public transportation. Thursday, 9:09 PM

SRVUSD prepares to celebrate class of 2023
Graduating high school seniors of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District attended their final day of classes Thursday and are now preparing to finalize and celebrate the end of their studies at the district... Thursday, 5:32 PM

EBAL collects state track medals; Monte Vista runner shines in high school finale
This past weekend, the EBAL had several athletes reach the medal stand at the CIF State Track and Field Championships. Cate Peters, runner of Monte Vista, reflected on her athletic past and future in this week's Big Picture. Wednesday, 7:59 PM

What a Week: 'A dream come true' for Valley Humane Society
Pet support nonprofit Valley Humane Society celebrated a truly monumental accomplishment earlier this spring -- the ceremonial grand-opening of its Phil Scholz Veterinary Surgery Center in downtown Pleasanton. Thursday, 2:04 PM

Editorial: Code of conduct the right idea prompted for the wrong reasons
The creation of 'Norms and Code of Conduct' could have been a positive turn for the Pleasanton City Council. But it was only an attempt to further restrict one member from sharing opinions that don't align with the majority. Thursday, 2:03 PM

New vendors coming to San Ramon Farmers Market
Shoppers at the year-round San Ramon Farmers Market are set to have several new offerings starting this season, with three new vendors recently announced as the latest additions to the roster. Wednesday, 10:52 PM

Tri-Valley mom gives up her career for a life in cancer advocacy
Tri-Valley resident Misha Mehta recently traveled to Washington, D.C. on two separate occasions to advocate for more action toward finding different treatments for childhood brain cancer, which took the life of her son in 2021. Wednesday, 7:57 PM

Sheriff sets public inquest into January death at county jail
Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston will hold an inquest Friday into the Jan. 3 death of 31-year-old Brian Love Pence Jr., of Antioch, who died while jailed at Martinez Detention Facility. Wednesday, 10:47 PM

Warriors GM Bob Myers, a Monte Vista alum, leaving team after season
Golden State Warriors President of Basketball Operations / General Manager Bob Myers, a native of Danville, announced Tuesday that he will be stepping down after 12 years with the NBA team he grew up rooting for. Wednesday, 5:49 AM

Tri-Valley native drowns during weekend outing in Butte County
Family and friends are mourning the sudden death of a young man from Livermore who drowned during an outing on the Feather River in the Chico area over the Memorial Day weekend. Tuesday, 8:23 PM

DA charges two sheriff's deputies with records coverup in Santa Rita Jail suicide
Two Alameda County sheriff's deputies are accused of falsifying records in connection with a suicide at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin in 2021. Felony charges were filed against the pair, District Attorney Pamela Price said Friday... Monday, 5:31 PM

Highland Road work to continue into June
Drivers navigating between the outskirts of the San Ramon Valley and northwestern Livermore are set to see a detour during daytime hours as crews continue roadwork on Highland Road through next month. Monday, 5:30 PM

Suspect in Livermore teen's 2019 murder extradited from Mexico
A 25-year-old man who was on the lam for nearly four years has been transported from Mexico and taken into custody at the Santa Rita Jail in connection with the shooting death of Livermore High student Emanuel Moseby, police confirmed. Wednesday, 10:54 AM

Pleasanton Preps: Reflecting on big bounceback season for Amador Valley varsity baseball
Before the season started, I wrote that the Dons had too much talent and too strong of a coaching staff to be bad for a second straight campaign. And there they were at the end of this regular season standing on top of their division. Tuesday, 8:24 PM

Summer movie preview: Blockbusters and Barbie rule the screen
Let's face facts: Barbie seems more at home in a movie theater in July. Although some prestige pictures trickle out as counter-programming, summer remains primarily the province of blockbuster cinema and franchise sequels. Monday, 5:42 PM

Dublin man faces felony allegations of misusing computer database of health care company
A Dublin man is facing federal felony charges of improperly accessing a former work computer system and changing its data. The 47-year-old pleaded not guilty in an Oakland federal courtroom last Friday, according to court records. Monday, 5:38 PM

Man drowns in Lake Del Valle in Livermore
A man died in Lake Del Valle in Livermore after entering the water to retrieve an oar that fell from his family's boat and being unable to resurface on Saturday afternoon, according to East Bay Regional Park District. Monday, 5:20 AM

Billy Bob Thornton and The Boxmasters at the Bankhead
Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton and his band The Boxmasters are coming to the Bankhead Theater this Saturday (June 3) for an eclectic rock concert. Monday, 5:43 PM

DeSaulnier named as finalist for Democracy Awards
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose district includes the San Ramon Valley, has been selected as a finalist for an award seeking to track and recognize the successes of congressional offices throughout the country. Monday, 5:35 AM

Introducing CabFranc-A-Palooza: Inaugural festival puts spotlight on Tri-Valley wine community, unique varietal
An upcoming festival in the Tri-Valley is set to put a spotlight on the Livermore wine community and one of its most unique drinking varieties -- the Cabernet Franc. Thursday, May 25, 9:52 PM

Feds investigating November spent-catalyst release at refinery in Contra Costa County
A spokesman for the Martinez Refining Company confirmed Saturday that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a November release at the refinery that showered the surrounding community in the dust-like substance. Monday, 5:30 AM

Another Dublin federal prison employee indicted for sex abuse of female inmates
A former federal corrections officer accused of sexually abusing inmates at a women's prison in Dublin recently made his first court appearance after a grand jury indicted him on 12 counts, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Monday, 5:19 AM

Comedian Paula Poundstone to headline at the Bankhead
Comedian and podcast host Paula Poundstone returns to the Bankhead stage this June 10. In a discussion with the Weekly, she explored her personal inspirations, favorite aspects of touring and her experience as a comedian. Monday, 5:21 AM

Construction begins on Iron Horse Trail overcrossing at Bollinger Canyon Road
Following nearly a decade of discussions, studies and public outreach, work has begun on a pedestrian and bicycle overcrossing aimed at providing Iron Horse Trail users a safer option than crossing a busy road in San Ramon. Friday, May 26, 2:19 PM | 1 comments

What a Week: What a season ahead for Bankhead Theater
Livermore Valley Arts this week unveiled the 2023-24 lineup for its Bankhead Presents series of shows at the downtown entertainment venue. Eclectic barely begins to describe the list... Thursday, May 25, 9:54 PM

House Ethics Committee closes investigation into Swalwell, takes no action
The House Ethics Committee has ended its investigation into U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell without taking any further action related to a complaint against the congressman after revelations a former campaign volunteer was a suspected spy... Wednesday, May 24, 12:21 AM | 22 comments

County supervisors add more attorneys to tackle Antioch police scandal
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a $5.515 billion budget for 2023-24, including more money for the district attorney's and public defender's offices to handle cases related to the Antioch police scandal. Wednesday, May 24, 10:14 PM

Dublin teens allegedly sneak into Cal High classroom to beat student
Police are investigating after a group of Dublin teens allegedly assaulted a San Ramon high school student during class earlier this week, an incident captured on video that is circulating on local social media. Wednesday, May 10, 4:23 PM | 30 comments

DA's office declines to file charges in fight outside Danville Costco
Prosecutors released video footage and more details Thursday afternoon on an altercation in the Danville Costco parking lot that prosecutors said has insufficient evidence to press charges sought after by the injured man involved. Thursday, May 11, 11:11 PM


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