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Danville student settles free-speech lawsuit against SRVUSD, will receive $665,000 and public apology
As a part of the settlement, the district will award the former San Ramon Valley High School student body president $665,000... Last comment 5 hours ago | 27 comments

Danville council set to accept Measure Y results at special meeting
The Danville Town Council is set to hold a remote special meeting Tuesday to give the town an update on the spread of the... Last comment on Apr 7, 2020 at 6:43 am | 1 comment

Rossmoor couple see need, act fast to collect food
Marilyn Weiss saw a news report Friday about a food distribution program at which more than triple the usual number of people... Last comment 19 hours ago | 1 comment

SRVUSD Superintendent Schmitt retiring at end of school year
Superintendent Rick Schmitt announced publicly Thursday that he will retire at the end of the school year in June after four... Last comment 8 hours ago | 13 comments

 
 
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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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SRVUSD campuses to remain closed through remainder of 2019-2020 school year
The SRVUSD has announced that due to the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus, all school campuses will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, resulting in courses shifting to online learning. Wednesday, 11:31 AM

Danville police choose education over punitive enforcement for shelter-in-place violations
Taking an initial posture of education over punitive enforcement, Danville Police say if a violation of the order such as a large gathering is seen, officers will make reasonable efforts to educate the violators and ensure compliance. Wednesday, 3:43 PM

Contra Costa County Library launches new streaming content for families stuck at home
The Contra Costa County Library on Wednesday announced the launch of new streaming programs to give families local educational content for their children stuck at home during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Wednesday, 3:52 PM

Dublin teen's film on rare disease chosen for international festival
Romal Mitr has combined her love of science and her fascination with filmmaking to create "No Matter How Rare," a seven-minute documentary that has been accepted into an international film festival that focuses on rare diseases. Wednesday, 12:14 PM

Student settles free-speech lawsuit against SRVUSD over 'parody video' discipline, will receive $665,000 and public apology
As a part of the settlement, the district will award the former San Ramon Valley High School student body president $665,000 and will issue a public apology for "negative effects, disruption and emotional distress." Tuesday, 6:20 PM | 27 comments

Livermore Valley Opera launches online series
Is this a good time to enjoy opera or to learn about it? Livermore Valley Opera is broadcasting this season's productions on its new LVOpera Channel.
Wednesday, 1:01 PM

Contra Costa COVID-19 numbers not at 'worst-case scenario,' health experts say
The number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Contra Costa County is still going up, but at a slower pace than feared, county health officials said Tuesday. Tuesday, 3:34 PM

Rossmoor couple see need, act fast to collect food
Marilyn Weiss saw a news report Friday about a food distribution program at which more than triple the usual number of people lined up for rations. Tuesday, 10:44 AM | 1 comments

Glazer holding phone town hall on unemployment benefits amid coronavirus fallout
Learn about resources that can help those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and regional stay-at-home order during a telephone town hall with State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) on April 8 at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, 11:43 AM

Contra Costa Health Services now reporting COVID-19 infection data per city/town
As of Monday morning, Contra Costa Health Services has confirmed 13 positive coronavirus cases in Alamo, 19 in Danville and 23 in San Ramon. Monday, 2:17 PM

Election certified: Danville voters pass Measure Y to allow Magee Preserve development
Danville residents have officially signed off on the Magee Preserve residential project, passing Measure Y by a narrow but decisive margin, according to newly certified election results. Sunday, 5:51 PM

Newsom reminds residents to take care of mental and physical health amid pandemic
Gov. Gavin Newsom reminded California residents Tuesday to take care of their mental and physical health during the novel coronavirus pandemic, especially if they're not working outside their home. Tuesday, 9:58 PM

FEMA approves state's homeless housing initiative
California has received federal approval for an initiative to procure hotel and motel rooms to homeless residents during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday. Tuesday, 3:35 PM

Tri-Valley law enforcement work to keep residents, businesses safe during shelter order
While health experts fight the unseeable but persistent threat of coronavirus (COVID-19), local police are supporting that cause by keeping an eye on other aspects of public safety. Tuesday, 2:00 PM

BART to cut service in half in response to COVID-19 ridership drop
In response to the coronavirus pandemic and the statewide stay-at-home order that severely restricts the amount of people going to work, BART announced Monday that it will make deep cuts to its service until further notice. Tuesday, 10:47 AM

Swalwell hosting another COVID-19 virtual town hall this week
U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell will hold another Facebook Live virtual town hall featuring Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Director Colleen Chawla on April 9, starting at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 10:43 AM

Danville residents encouraged to participate in community-wide art competition
The town of Danville is inviting residents to participate in a community-wide art competition and show essential service workers how much they are appreciated by the community and that "Danville's Got Heart." Sunday, 2:09 PM

Rakestraw Books makes reading recommendations for 47th anniversary
Danville's Rakestraw Books celebrated its 47th birthday last week, and while staff had to refrain from throwing a big celebration, they did take the opportunity to provide a list of recommended reading for book lovers to enjoy. Sunday, 2:09 PM

SRVUSD Superintendent Schmitt retiring at end of school year
Superintendent Rick Schmitt announced publicly Thursday that he will retire at the end of the school year in June after four years at the helm of the SRVUSD and 40 years in education overall. Thursday, 12:32 PM | 13 comments

 

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