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Walnut Creek council spending $2M in response to Nordstrom attack
Walnut Creek will beef up its police presence by spending $2 million over 18 months to add five officers to a new downtown... Last comment on Dec 2, 2021 at 10:08 am | 3 comments

Medici leaving SRVUSD; Hillman stepping in as chief business officer
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District publicly announced the departure of chief business officer Greg Medici for a... Last comment on Nov 22, 2021 at 7:57 am | 1 comment

Danville police arrest kidnapping, carjacking suspect following eyewitness reports
One of three suspects accused in a shoplifting incident in Danville earlier Wednesday is now in custody, facing additional... Last comment on Nov 26, 2021 at 7:13 am | 3 comments

Valley Views: Moi? In a fight? Let's learn from race in history, not get upset by it
I usually mind my own business when I overhear a conversation, but this wasn't the case last week in the swimming pool at... Last comment on Nov 30, 2021 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments

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24 friends & family members ran the Marine Memorial Marathon in Washington D.C. in honor of Josh "Chachi" Corral, and ALL runners finished the 26.2 miles course! Pictured above are: (back) Grant Vandevanter, Jason Roudnev, Jordy Corral, Len Hack, Arnie Corral, Bridget Larin and Ed Corral. (Front) Jack Griffin, Zack Corral, Karen Corral, Andrew Vu, Kaelin Ragan, Theresa Carl, Fabiola DeAguinaga, Kayla King & Christina Corral. (Middle Right) Latisha Endsley & Jessie Esteban. Not pictured: Joaquin Aranda and Caryn Bostrom. Submitted by Angie Roudnev on Nov 7, 2012


San Ramon: Commission to debate townhome proposal for Golden Skate site
The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to resume discussions Tuesday on a proposed townhouse project that would involve demolishing the soon-to-close Golden Skate roller rink. Monday, 5:57 PM

Danville police investigate second recent theft at local Ace Hardware
The Danville Police Department is investigating a reported theft at Ace Hardware on Camino Tassajara and looking for information on three suspects accused of stealing $1,100 in tools from the store and the cellphone of an employee. Monday, 6:52 PM | 2 comments

Danville council set to consider future of virtual meetings as pandemic wears on
The Danville Town Council is set to debate Tuesday whether to continue holding its meetings virtually, as a second year of the COVID-19 pandemic nears an end and the world grapples with understanding the implications of new variants. Monday, 5:10 PM

SRVUSD board to meet for governance workshop
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is set for a board governance workshop Tuesday afternoon. Monday, 5:33 PM

Finger Jello: Kiddie special can be a holiday treat
The best part about Finger Jello is that it can be picked up and eaten, and it has a jiggle that is sure to make youngsters giggle. Use red and green flavors to add a festive touch to any holiday table... Monday, 4:51 PM

Tri-Valley ranks high among Bay Area communities for pavement quality
In a recently released survey of pavement conditions throughout the Bay Area, the Tri-Valley cities collectively earned high marks compared to some other parts of the region, with Dublin earning the highest score locally. Sunday, 3:04 PM | 1 comments

'Eye of Diablo' to be re-illuminated for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Next week, community members are set to come together for a commemorative event recognizing the 80th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, as well as what has come to be a symbol of resilience in the Tri-Valley. Monday, 10:02 PM

Tolls going up, fines for violations going down on Bay Area bridges
The cost to travel over seven of the Bay Area's bridges will increase by $1 on Jan. 1, 2022, while the fine for people who violate bridge tolls is being reduced retroactively to the beginning of the year, regional officials announced. Sunday, 2:44 PM

Tri-Valley takes to the ice
As the sounds of music, chatter and laughing children filled Dublin Iceland, members of the local Jewish community came together on Sunday to mark the in-person return of one of the Tri-Valley's popular holiday celebrations... Thursday, 4:49 PM

Empower Empathy: Award-winning board game created by two Tri-Valley moms
To help children learn another important life skill -- empathy -- Angel Liang and her friend Tina Wong of Dublin have spent the last three years developing a board game called Empower Empathy in which the players work together. Thursday, 8:43 PM

County sheriff's deputies to patrol downtown Walnut Creek to deter retail thefts
Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies will assist the Walnut Creek Police Department to deter concerted retail theft attacks like the one that struck the Broadway Plaza shopping mall last month. Sunday, 2:44 PM

Trio plead guilty in odometer rollback scheme with San Ramon crimes
Three San Jose residents admitted to conspiracy charges this fall for running a car resale scheme that hit the Tri-Valley and elsewhere in the Bay Area in which they rolled back odometers and falsified docs for more than 75 vehicles. Monday, 5:30 PM

Business in Brief: Workday acquiring firm for $510M | Pans on Fire reopening | Safeway remodel
Pleasanton-based software giant Workday, Inc., recently announced plans to acquire cloud-based external workforce and vendor management technology company VNDLY for $510 million in a definitive agreement expected to close soon. Thursday, 8:43 PM

Danville museum expands winter exhibit with 'Holidays in the Valley'
Museum of the San Ramon Valley is seeking to start a new tradition of branching out to explore the vast number of winter holidays, in addition to Christmas, in this year's winter exhibit, which centers Chinese New Year alongside... Wednesday, 9:51 PM

San Ramon police warning seniors about potential for jewelry thefts
Bay Area seniors are being warned to avoid wearing expensive jewelry while outside exercising alone or instead exercise with another person because thieves may be on the lookout for more unsuspecting victims, San Ramon PD said Monday. Monday, 9:07 PM

Utility rate plans for some in Contra Costa County to change next year to take time of usage into account
Utility customers with PG&E and MCE will see their rate plans automatically change early next year to one that will charge more for electricity used between the peak demand hours of 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. each day unless customers... Sunday, 4:11 PM


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