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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Dublin: Wrongful death suit filed by family of inmate who died at jail

Attorney John Burris filed a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday on behalf of the mother and three young children of a 23-year-old man who died while he was in custody at the Santa Rita Jail.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Editorial: Did a bunny book really lead to Dublin superintendent's ouster?

It's difficult to believe that it took that long to find three documents. It's easier to believe it took that long to figure out how to hide a multitude of other documents via one of the plethora of exceptions to disclosure ...

Friday, 12:48 PM | No comments yet
Danville: Former fire battalion chief accused of falsifying payroll records

A former Contra Costa County Fire Protection District battalion chief from Danville has been charged with 12 felonies for allegedly giving himself extra vacation days and overtime by falsifying payroll records.

Friday, 11:23 AM | 4 comments

Thursday, December 5, 2019

SRVUSD seeks residents to volunteer on Facilities Oversight and Advisory Committee

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is looking for residents who can help them plan the district's future facility and infrastructure needs by volunteering on its Facilities Oversight and Advisory Committee.

Thursday, 9:26 PM | No comments yet
Danville celebrates with town's annual Community Service Awards

The Danville Town Council took the time to acknowledge the exceptional community volunteers that contribute toward making their community a better place to live during the 38th Annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

$290 million Dublin USD bond headed to the ballot

Dublin residents will decide whether to approve a $290 million bond measure for DUSD schools in the upcoming March 2020 election. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved placing the measure on next year's ballot earlier this week.

Wednesday, 9:01 PM | No comments yet
San Ramon: Clarkson set for final Mayor's Breakfast of 2019

San Ramon residents are invited to Clementine's Restaurant on Friday morning where they will be able to eat breakfast and talk with Mayor Bill Clarkson during the last Mayor's Breakfast of 2019.

Wednesday, 4:57 PM | No comments yet
Stepper unanimously selected to serve as mayor of Danville for 2020

Longtime town councilwoman Karen Stepper was named mayor of Danville for the fourth time on Tuesday, after her fellow council members unanimously selected her to hold the position for the coming year.

Wednesday, 3:13 PM | 8 comments

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Danville: Knights of Columbus gear up for 41st annual Christmas Basket Program

With the season of giving in full swing, the Knights of Columbus Council 4060 from St. Isidore Catholic Church in Danville is conducting its 41st annual Christmas Basket Program and residents are invited to contribute to the cause.

Tuesday, 10:04 PM | No comments yet
San Ramon: Coyote Creek Elementary placed on lockdown after graffiti threat

Coyote Creek Elementary School in San Ramon was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning for more than an hour after threatening graffiti was discovered in the main boys bathroom that read “Evry body dies at 12:30."

Tuesday, 1:43 PM | 6 comments

Monday, December 2, 2019

San Ramon Planning Commission to continue review of City Center Mixed Use Master Plan

Ongoing development of the City Center Mixed Use Master Plan will continue during the San Ramon Planning Commission's regular meeting on Tuesday, during which time officials will review the proposed 4,500 housing-unit project.

Monday, 2:42 PM | 3 comments
San Ramon Regional Medical Center nurse sings for veteran families abroad

A globetrotter and nurse at San Ramon Regional Medical Center traveled to China earlier this year where she was able to sing at two benefit concerts for World War II veterans.

Monday, 1:36 PM | No comments yet
Comedy show Liz Grant and Friends returns to downtown Danville

Laughter will be heard ringing through downtown Danville later this week when comedian Liz Grant returns to the Village Theatre and Art Gallery alongside some of her most talented friends in comedy.

Monday, 1:34 PM | No comments yet
San Ramon: Man injured in three-vehicle incident

A man was hospitalized Sunday night following a three-vehicle accident at the Bollinger Canyon Road offramp from Interstate Highway 680, San Ramon police said.

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Tri-Valley Hero: Alexander Mehran Sr., transforming San Ramon

The result of Mehran's contributions to the region's evolving landscape was among the reasons he received the 2019 Tri-Valley Heroes Lifetime Achievement award.

Sunday, 3:37 PM | 8 comments
Niles Canyon Railway launches 2019 Train of Lights

The train is out of the station. Niles Canyon Railway has brought back its annual Train of Lights for the holiday season -- and last week, we got a sneak peek.

Sunday, 11:34 AM | No comments yet
Danville to select new mayor and vice mayor after community service awards

The town of Danville is all set to select its new mayor and present community service awards to its exemplary community members this week, with the return of the 38th annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards.

Sunday, 11:24 AM | No comments yet
News Digest: Homelessness in Tri-Valley & Education open house

Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton is hosting a special panel discussion next week, "Addressing Homelessness in the Tri-Valley."

Sunday, 11:19 AM | No comments yet

Friday, November 29, 2019

San Ramon: Bah Humbug! 5K Run/Walk offers healthy and fun holiday activity

Tri-Valley residents looking to start off the month of December with a healthy and fun activity are in luck because the city of San Ramon is once again hosting its annual Bah Humbug! 5K Run/Walk.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Dublin Unified will rebuild two elementary schools

Groundbreaking on rebuilding the Frederiksen and Murray Elementary School campuses in the city of Dublin will start next year, using $105 million in bond measure revenue for the projects.

Thursday, 9:33 PM | No comments yet
Skate into the season

Dozens of skaters could be seen elegantly gliding across the ice, working in the occasional twirl or desperately holding onto their balance during the grand opening of the Kristi Yamaguchi Holiday Ice Skating Rink in San Ramon.

Thursday, 9:33 PM | No comments yet
Tri-Valley Hero: Darrell Jobe, packaging and people

Darrell Jobe understands the value of second chances. A former gang member who spent time in and out of jail as a youth and young adult, Jobe capitalized on the opportunity to truly change his life, personally and professionally.

Thursday, 9:31 PM | 1 comment

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Gobble up your Thanksgiving leftovers with these recipes

Turkeys get a bad rap. They emit enzymes that make you sleepy (a myth busted in 2013). Don't stuff them the night before or they can kill you. Beware the pan of sizzling grease as you remove it from the oven.

Tuesday, 7:29 PM | No comments yet
Pleasanton: Survivor reunited with saviors

This Thanksgiving, one Pleasanton family had plenty to be grateful for -- after Alan Leeds was saved by a group of quick-thinking good Samaritans and first responders when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while playing racquetball.

Tuesday, 7:28 PM | No comments yet
Guest Opinion: Get your flu shot -- doctor's orders

Every winter we see a return of that dreaded illness, influenza (the flu). Indeed, the flu leads to many hospitalizations and even deaths annually. I cannot stress this enough -- please get your flu vaccination.

Tuesday, 7:28 PM | 16 comments
Tri-Valley high schools rank among best STEM programs in the U.S.

Some of the best STEM (science, tech, engineering and mathematics) courses in the country can be found right at several Tri-Valley high schools, according to Newsweek's recently released Top 500 Best STEM Schools rankings.

Tuesday, 3:55 PM | No comments yet
Alamo Rotary to host tree-lighting celebration

Residents in Alamo will have their own special tree-lighting ceremony to kick off the holiday season, a celebration that will once again be sponsored by the Alamo Rotary Club.

Tuesday, 3:54 PM | No comments yet

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