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San Ramon mayoral candidates differentiate themselves at virtual forum
The race to lead San Ramon as the next mayor saw candidates trying to set themselves apart during an online forum last week... Last comment on Sep 29, 2020 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment

SRVUSD Board of Education candidates debate ahead of Nov. 3 election
Candidates for the SRVUSD squared off during an online election forum Wednesday evening, taking time to debate over the policies... Last comment on Sep 25, 2020 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment

CityWalk Master Plan approved as council denies residents' appeal
The San Ramon City Council unanimously denied an appeal challenging the city's approval of the CityWalk Master Plan, which... Last comment on Sep 10, 2020 at 6:37 pm | 3 comments

Six candidates vie for three seats on Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Board of Directors
The Central San Board of Directors is one of the special districts is set to appear on San Ramon Valley voters' ballots during... Last comment on Sep 21, 2020 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment

 
 
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"Godbeams Over Danville"
This image was taken just at daybreak from a hillside on the west side of the 680 fwy. The sun is low on the horizon causing the sun beams to be filtered by the clouds producing expanding "godbeams" over the town of Danville. This image won best of show in the recent Tri-Valley Photo contest. Submitted by Richard Valenti on Jan 24, 2014

 
 
 
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Green Valley and Hidden Hills named as national Blue Ribbon Schools
Green Valley Elementary in Danville and Hidden Hills Elementary in San Ramon received national recognition as "Blue Ribbon Schools" last week, receiving the designation for their high achievement in student success. Wednesday, 3:37 PM

County seeks volunteers for advisory committee openings
Contra Costa County is in need of some resident volunteers to serve on several committees and advisory boards that currently have openings, and help county officials make decisions on how to best lead the region. Wednesday, 10:22 PM

CPC Danville expands ways to volunteer with annual Serve Day Weekend
The Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) in Danville is once again calling on residents to volunteer and help better their community for its fifth annual Serve Day Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Wednesday, 3:52 PM

Pleasanton Preps: Amador alum Breed recounts marathon swim from Santa Cruz to Monterey
Talk to former Amador Valley High and UC Berkeley swimmer Catherine Breed about her open water, marathon swims and she will tell you three or four times, "I'm not crazy, honestly." Wednesday, 3:47 PM

San Ramon City Council candidates debate 'defunding police,' pandemic relief
Candidates vying to represent their community on the San Ramon City Council met during an online forum on Thursday, taking the time to debate the finer points of civic governance and sharing their vision for the future of the city. Tuesday, 5:50 PM

Contra Costa moves out of state's most restrictive COVID-19 tier
Contra Costa County moved out of the state's most restrictive coronavirus reopening tier Tuesday, allowing some businesses like gyms and restaurants to resume operating indoors with limited capacities. Tuesday, 4:38 PM

Pirates of Emerson transformed into drive-thru event for 2020
Pirates of Emerson Haunted Theme Park -- a Halloween attraction now in its 29th year -- opens in Pleasanton this Friday evening at the Alameda County Fairgrounds as a drive-thru attraction. Wednesday, 5:20 PM

San Ramon mayoral candidates differentiate themselves at virtual forum
The race to lead San Ramon as the next mayor saw candidates trying to set themselves apart during an online forum last week as they debated the finer points of local issues in their efforts to win voters. Monday, 4:28 PM | 1 comments

County supervisors beef up commercial tenant rent, eviction protections
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday enacted new protections for commercial rental tenants who can prove financial hardship directly tied to COVID-19-related causes. Tuesday, 5:14 PM | 1 comments

Little Miss Everything: New book series spotlights Black role models for kids
Former San Ramon resident and entrepreneur Vona Hill recently launched "Little Miss Everything," the first installment of her new children's book series by the same name. Tuesday, 10:28 PM

Valley Link receives $400 million in Alameda County funding
The Valley Link rail project now has nearly a third of funds needed to build out the planned regional transit system, after the Alameda County Transportation Commission agreed to reallocate $400 million in Measure BB funding. Monday, 10:40 PM | 1 comments

SRVUSD Board of Education candidates debate ahead of Nov. 3 election
Candidates for the SRVUSD squared off during an online election forum Wednesday evening, taking time to debate over the policies and practices they believe will best serve district students. Monday, 4:59 PM | 1 comments

First of three O'Neill plays premieres this weekend
Bitter, haunted, meticulous, courageous, inscrutable, contrarian. These words were used by cast members of Eugene O'Neill's early one-act plays when asked to sum up their characters in a single word... Sunday, 10:49 AM

Sheriff's office investigating after inmate dies in hospital
Authorities have opened an investigation into the death Thursday of Levele Williams, an inmate at the Martinez Detention Facility, Contra Costa County sheriff's officials said Friday. Sunday, 10:32 AM

County health order seeks increased testing by private health plans
Private health care providers operating within Contra Costa County must now provide timely COVID-19 tests to essential workers, those with symptoms and those exposed to the virus, according to a new health order released Thursday. Sunday, 11:17 AM

I'm here! I'm 1! I'm 2! New book series engages kiddies at every stage of growth
When Valerie Carlson Pressley read to her young children, she noticed their excitement for books about babies and toddlers their own age. She wanted to buy books to highlight their milestones but couldn't find any. So she set out to... Thursday, 4:19 PM

CCTV to air 'Election Preview' for Danville Town Council and other local elections
Contra Costa Television is offering residents the opportunity to learn about candidates running for local office this fall through a series of special 'Election Previews' starting on Wednesday. Wednesday, 4:26 PM

Museum of the San Ramon Valley to host virtual exhibit on 'California's First People'
Set to be presented virtually to help stem the spread of the pandemic, California's First People tells the story of the Indigenous Peoples who called the San Ramon Valley home beginning around 5,000 years ago. Wednesday, 4:30 PM

Danville: Former Athenian School teacher charged with sexual assault of a minor
A former teacher and track coach at the Athenian School in Danville has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting an unidentified girl nearly seven years ago, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. Tuesday, 1:40 PM

CityWalk Master Plan approved as council denies residents' appeal
The San Ramon City Council unanimously denied an appeal challenging the city's approval of the CityWalk Master Plan, which includes the development of 4,500 housing units among other amenities in the Bishop Ranch property. Wednesday, 3:02 PM | 3 comments

 

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