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Danville police investigating home burglary caught on camera
The Danville Police Department is working to identify and locate the suspects involved in a residential burglary earlier... Last comment 27 minutes ago | 7 comments

'From Sand to Silicon Chip' debuts at Village Theatre gallery
The Village Theatre and Art Gallery's latest exhibit explores the history of one of the world's oldest known crafts and its... Last comment on Feb 3, 2023 at 9:45 am | 1 comment

Lafayette principal Chaplan placed on leave as district investigates allegations from her time at SRVHS
​​Stanley Middle School principal Nikki Chaplan has been placed on leave by the Lafayette School District while officials... Last comment on Feb 3, 2023 at 3:16 pm | 9 comments

BART on the brink? Future of agency likely to hinge on voter-approved funding measure, officials say
Barring a sudden return to pre-pandemic ridership levels, BART's long-term future will likely hinge on a future ballot measure... Last comment on Jan 30, 2023 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment

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"Mt. Diablo Wildfire"
A thick layer of smoke from the Mt. Diablo wildfire covers the hills of Blackhawk creating a sensational sunset. Submitted by Perry Lentine on Aug 25, 2010


San Ramon, Danville among plaintiffs in new lawsuit against Monsanto over contaminants
The San Ramon Valley municipalities, along with more than a dozen others in Contra Costa County, are seeking damages against Monsanto for alleged contamination of the San Francisco Bay, the Delta and areas in their jurisdictions. Tuesday, 11:55 PM

Alamo: Work set to start next week on new Danville Boulevard roundabout
The Contra Costa County Public Works Department is set to begin work Monday (Feb. 13) on a planned new roundabout in Alamo, which is expected to bring some traffic delays through the fall. Tuesday, 11:09 PM

Sheriff's office says no foul play in death of Santa Rita Jail inmate
No foul play or trauma was found in a preliminary investigation into the death of a jail inmate Saturday in Dublin, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. Tuesday, 10:27 PM

Pleasanton Preps: After rough run in recent years, Foothill girls' basketball starts to turn the corner
Wins and losses aren't the only way for a team to have a successful season. There are other variables that can determine how successful a season was turned in by a team. Take Foothill varsity girls' basketball this year, for instance. Tuesday, 10:27 PM

San Ramon police arrest trio in overnight break-in at liquor store
The San Ramon Police Department arrested three suspects in a liquor store theft early Thursday morning following a search that allegedly yielded approximately $2,000 in stolen alcohol. Sunday, 2:06 PM

Pleasanton council approves major components of Stoneridge Mall redevelopment framework
The Pleasanton City Council has adopted key components of the policy framework for redeveloping Stoneridge Shopping Center into a mixed-use property, including an initial allocation of up to 1,170 housing units across the mall land. Monday, 11:04 PM

Danville police investigating home burglary caught on camera
The Danville Police Department is working to identify and locate the suspects involved in a residential burglary earlier in the week in one of the town's southeastern neighborhoods. Sunday, 2:06 PM | 7 comments

California, other states reach impasse over Colorado River
Despite a federal deadline, California -- the largest user of Colorado River water -- has refused to cut back as much as six other states proposed in a new plan. Sunday, 2:14 PM

Federal aid for storm damage has been approved for county residents
Federal disaster aid has been approved for residents of Contra Costa County regarding the recent storms. Residents who sustained property and business damage from the storms between Dec. 30 and Jan. 30 can seek... Monday, 11:04 PM

AARP legislative counsel talks congressional progress for seniors
No matter which side of the aisle a senior is on, there's a good chance they'll benefit from legislation Congress passed in 2022 that went into effect in January, according to David Certner, legislative counsel for AARP... Sunday, 2:12 PM

Discover Diablo in 2023
Staff and volunteers with Save Mount Diablo are now in the throes of bringing expanded programming planned for the current year's Discover Diablo series to life, following the first event of the year-long series this winter. Sunday, 2:06 PM

California snowpack reaches record high in latest survey
The series of atmospheric rivers that hit California in December and January certainly improved the state's snowpack, state water officials confirmed during their second snow survey of the year. Sunday, 2:10 PM

Cal High ceramics teacher ousted after 'inappropriate verbal interaction'
Parents and caregivers at Cal High with students in ceramics classes were informed about a change in faculty and the removal from duty of a teacher who reportedly had an 'inappropriate verbal interaction in the classroom.' Thursday, 11:44 PM

I-680 northbound closure postponed to final three weekends in February
Northbound lanes of Interstate 680 will be open for traffic this weekend after rain in the forecast led Caltrans to postpone the start of three consecutive weekends of paving work between Sunol and Pleasanton. Friday, 12:21 AM

State water officials announce increased deliveries in wake of winter storms
In the wake of a series of powerful winter storms that lashed California for three weeks in January, the state has announced that it will deliver more water than expected from its major storage and delivery system. Sunday, 2:11 PM

Officials respond to racial slur at San Ramon Valley High basketball game
A recent high school boys' basketball game between two Tri-Valley teams resulted in widespread condemnation after one or more San Ramon Valley students allegedly subjected a player on a rival team to racist remarks. Tuesday, January 31, 1:33 PM

San Ramon Mayor Hudson absent indefinitely while recovering from stroke
San Ramon Mayor Dave Hudson is currently not participating in City Council meetings and other city business while he recovers from a stroke, city officials confirm. Vice Mayor Mark Armstrong filling in for mayoral duties... Tuesday, January 31, 1:25 PM | 2 comments

Father, sister of missing teen looking for answers one year later
If Brandon Abbett was a 10-year-old girl, his father and sister say his disappearance a year ago last week may have received more attention. Brandon was a freshman at College Park High School when his family says he went out ... Tuesday, January 24, 2:51 PM


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