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Danville: Council reduces downtown street closures, citing business owner feedback
The Danville Town Council decreased the temporary downtown street closures on weekends, modifying the closure zone on Wednesday... Last comment on Aug 1, 2020 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments

Editorial: Experiment aimed at improving tone and dialogue on our Town Square forum
Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1, participation in DanvilleSanRamon.com's popular Town Square reader forum will be limited to those... Last comment on Jul 31, 2020 at 10:03 am | 1 comment

County supervisors establish fines for health order violations
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance establishing administrative fines... Last comment on Jul 30, 2020 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments

Museum of the San Ramon Valley celebrates the centennial anniversary of women winning the right to vote
To celebrate the centennial anniversary of women winning the right to vote, the Museum of the San Ramon Valley in downtown... Last comment on Jul 29, 2020 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments

 
 
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"Mark Madsen returns to SRVHS"
San Ramon Valley High School basketball alum Mark Madsen (Class of '94), who also starred at Stanford and helped the Lakers win 2 NBA titles, returned to his alma mater Monday night to speak to this year's crop of players and parents at the annual basketball banquet. Mark stressed to the players that as members of a large and close fraternity of SRV players throughout the years, they will come to use many of the lessons they've learned as part of the program. Here Mark mixes with this year's 5 seniors who were honored for their 4 years of playing SRV basketball. (L-R) Griffen Kapulica, Gavin Foltz, Madsen, Clayton Correa, Logan Louks, and Michael Hernbroth. Submitted by Gary Hernbroth on Mar 21, 2012

 
 
 
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San Ramon Planning Commission to consider approving CityWalk Master Plan
The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to continue its review of the CityWalk Master Plan environmental impact report and will consider giving final approval to the project during its regular meeting on Tuesday. Monday, 2:54 PM

SRVUSD board to review reopening plan ahead of first day of school
The SRVUSD is gearing up for its first day of school, and to help make sure that everyone is on the same page, district officials will review the reopening plan during the Board of Education's regular meeting on Tuesday. Monday, 2:49 PM

DeSaulnier calls for shift to renewable energy in wake of local refinery going dark
In the wake of plans by Marathon Petroleum Co. to "indefinitely idle" its refinery & convert the site to a terminal facility, U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier called for accelerating a shift to renewable and sustainable energy in the county. Monday, 4:45 PM

Virtual Tri-Valley Career Fair explores industry insights this week
The Tri-Valley Career Fair, a student-created event, is now welcoming high schoolers to learn about career paths. Monday, 4:49 PM

Candidate lists for San Ramon Valley local elections start to shape up
The candidate lists for local elections in the San Ramon Valley are beginning to come into view with one week left before the candidacy nomination deadline. Sunday, 6:25 PM | 1 comments

Danville: Council reduces downtown street closures, citing business owner feedback
The Danville Town Council decreased the temporary downtown street closures on weekends, modifying the closure zone on Wednesday in response to concerns from some business owners. Thursday, 12:42 PM | 4 comments

Supervisor Andersen talks coronavirus response during State of the County address
Andersen's State of the County address largely focused on the local response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and reviewed how District 2 (which includes San Ramon, Danville and Alamo) has fared against the virus. Sunday, 5:31 PM | 1 comments

San Ramon: Chamber opens nominations for annual Community Awards
The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual Community Awards. Sunday, 6:48 PM

'EL RISE!' County educators working to improve English learning program
The Contra Costa County Office of Education is partnering with California Together, Sobrato Early Academic Language and Loyola Marymount University's Center for Equity for English Learners to improve English learning programs. Sunday, 6:54 PM

SRVUSD educators sweep county Teacher of the Year awards
SRVUSD educators swept the 2020-2021 Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year awards, with Live Oak Elementary School's Sarah Clancy and Stone Valley Middle School's Courtney Konopacky being selected as the count's top two teachers. Wednesday, 8:08 PM

Danville: Enjoy 'Virtual Gene' while Tao House is closed
Hikers in Las Trampas Regional Wilderness are welcome to enjoy the outskirts of the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site, but otherwise the Tao House is available only online as visits are canceled due to the shelter-in-place order. Thursday, 4:52 PM

Court rejects PG&E lawsuit against San Ramon Valley Fire
A Contra Costa County Superior Court judge on Thursday dismissed a PG&E lawsuit against the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District that sought to overturn district restrictions on its work and safety procedures. Thursday, 9:51 PM

Living abroad: Mountains, markets and new friends
When the Frey family left Pleasanton for two years of teaching and attending school in Kazakhstan, they didn't know they would have to factor in a coronavirus... Thursday, 3:10 PM

County supervisors establish fines for health order violations
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance establishing administrative fines for violating public health orders related to the novel coronavirus... Tuesday, 10:04 PM | 2 comments

Supervisors move ahead with new half-cent sales tax measure
A new half-cent sales tax to raise an estimated $81 million a year, mostly for social services, moved closer to the November election ballot Tuesday, but delays in passing a certain state Senate bill could still derail it. Wednesday, 10:33 AM | 4 comments

Search continues for San Ramon man lost in Eldorado National Forest
The search continues for a San Ramon man who has been missing for nearly three weeks, after he got separated from his group while hiking in the Eldorado National Forest. Monday, 4:51 PM

Sheriff's deputy from Danville, Oscar Rocha, dies from COVID-19
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is mourning Deputy Oscar Rocha, a nearly 25-year department veteran from Danville who died on Thursday evening from complications caused by COVID-19. Sunday, 4:38 PM | 6 comments

 

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