DanvilleSanRamon.com https://www.danvillesanramon.com If it is local and useful, it is on DanvilleSanRamon.com. en-us Copyright 2023 DanvilleSanRamon.com DanvilleSanRamon.com https://danvillesanramon.com/art/top_logo.png https://www.danvillesanramon.com <![CDATA[California lifts target for 15% water conservation as yet another storm approaches]]> California ended its voluntary statewide target, triggering concerns from experts that many water supplies remain depleted. Other drought measures remain in place.]]> <![CDATA[After 'some near-misses', Dublin officials issue advisory on e-scooter road laws]]> After a few near-misses with electric scooters coming close to hitting pedestrians or not following laws, the city of Dublin has released new information to encourage proper riding guidelines.]]> <![CDATA[BART aims to increase safety, cleanliness as it suffers from low ridership]]> BART police more than doubled the number of officers patrolling trains starting Monday to address safety and quality of life issues, BART officials said.]]> <![CDATA[Innovative companies to be honored at #GameChangers Awards]]> Eight innovative companies from California will be honored at Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group's 2023 #GameChangers Awards Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[After 'some near-misses', Dublin officials issue advisory on e-scooter road laws]]> After a few near-misses with electric scooters coming close to hitting pedestrians or not following laws, the city of Dublin has released new information to encourage proper riding guidelines.]]> <![CDATA[Holi celebration comes to City Center]]> The San Ramon Valley is set to mark the arrival of spring at City Center Bishop Ranch this weekend, with annual Holi festivities coming to the downtown center of San Ramon.]]> <![CDATA[Watching the wheels of progress in Tri-Valley transit]]> As I learned more about the affluent Tri-Valley and its more remote outskirts, the context of public transit options and locations became clearer, as did what the availability of and demand for public transit say about a region...]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa Supervisors hire Thomas Geiger as County Counsel]]> Geiger will serve as legal advisor for the county, including the Board of Supervisors and county officers, departments, boards and commissions, and certain special districts. ]]> <![CDATA[Danville: Culvert repair begins on Diablo Road]]> A portion of one of Danville's major throughways is seeing a planned road closure that kicked off Thursday and is set to continue for the next several weeks.]]> <![CDATA[Community Briefs: Change Makers talk | 'Senior to Senior' program | Paul McCartney tribute]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Around the Valley: From illogical to absurd]]> Yet another asinine decision was made by the Pleasanton City Council majority when it voted March 7 to defund Leadership Pleasanton. But they have no problem spending taxpayer money on a skatepark.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon council denies Marketplace appeal]]> The San Ramon City Council voted last week to deny an appeal from a neighborhood group that would have seen the Planning Commission's earlier vote reluctantly approving a controversial housing project overturned if approved. ]]> <![CDATA[Cal High Mock Trial team returns from state competition]]> California High School's Mock Trial team is back home this week after a trip down south to represent Contra Costa County in the state level mock trial competition over the weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Reading together: One City, One Book]]> Throughout the month of March, the city of Dublin will be engaging in a unifying literacy initiative known as One City, One Book. The program invites students, parents and community members to read the same book together.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Preps: Inaugural 'Scottie's Scramble' honors late Foothill alum Kienhofer]]> When Foothill senior Scott Kienhofer passed in 2018 from cancer, it delivered a gut punch to the Tri-Valley. Three years later, his family launched Scottie's Gift Foundation, and they are now hosting the inaugural 'Scottie's Scramble'.]]> <![CDATA[San Ramon police investigate jewelry store robbery]]> The San Ramon Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon on Friday, which was recorded and posted on social media by several of the numerous onlookers at the shopping center.]]> <![CDATA[All green and gold for St. Patrick's Day Celebration in Dublin]]> Thousands of visitors turned out for the annual Dublin St. Patrick's Day Celebration. The Dublin Civic Center was filled with visitors, both local and from afar, sporting all shades of green and Irish pride.]]> <![CDATA[Alamo native, Pleasanton PD Lt. Sarasua hired as police chief in Pacifica]]> Pleasanton police Lt. Maria Sarasua will make local history for the Pacifica Police Department next month when she takes the reins as its new police chief, becoming the first woman to ever hold the position in the coastal city.]]> <![CDATA[Village Theatre Gallery showcases ancient art form in newest exhibit]]> An upcoming Village Theatre Gallery exhibit will bring an ancient style of art to the town. 'Convergence: The Intersection of Wax, Color & Design, An Exploration of Encaustic Art' opens this Saturday in downtown Danville. ]]> <![CDATA[Police: Two men arrested after carjacking attempt in Walnut Creek]]> Walnut Creek police said they arrested two men on Saturday after the pair tried carjacking another man's car. They allegedly opened the front passenger and driver's side doors of the vehicle and dragged the male victim out...]]> <![CDATA[Dublin students launch support app for teenage substance abuse]]> Two Dublin High School students have launched an online platform that provides support for teenagers who may be struggling with alcohol abuse. The website and app, My Alcohol Story, allows users to share their experiences anonymously. ]]> <![CDATA[Maintaining financial health now and into the future]]> The past few years have upended many perceptions of financial stability. Now is a great time to review strategies for smart spending and saving to better weather whatever the future has in store.]]> <![CDATA[Free textbooks? It could soon be a reality at California's community colleges]]> The California Community College Chancellor's Office has $115 million to spend to reduce the burden of textbook costs across its 115-campus system.]]> <![CDATA[Legislator revives effort to address police radio encryption]]> After falling just short in the final days of last year's legislative session, Becker is renewing his push for a law that would require law enforcement to make radio communications accessible to the media.]]> <![CDATA[Hike for Hope coming later this spring]]> Supporters of Hope Hospice are set to return to the trails at Del Valle Regional Park this May for the 2023 Hike for Hope fundraising event that the nonprofit first kicked off more than a decade ago.]]> <![CDATA[Diocese of Oakland mulling bankruptcy in face of numerous sex abuse lawsuits]]> Just days after a major Bay Area Catholic diocese filed for bankruptcy in the face of hundreds of potential sex abuse lawsuits, the Diocese of Oakland (which includes Tri-Valley) announced it is seriously considering doing the same.]]> <![CDATA[More intense discussions before board about LGBTQ acceptance, education at local schools]]> Clashes between outspoken critics of access to material and discussion on gender and sexuality in public schools and openly LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and allies continued at the San Ramon Valley Unified School District this week.]]> <![CDATA[Report shines spotlight on Tri-Valley's top health care needs]]> As impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic linger, maintaining good health remains at the top of mind for many, including physical, mental, emotional and even financial. The demand for adequate, accessible health care in the Tri-Valley ...]]> <![CDATA[What a Week: Dublin teen elected to Women's Hall of Fame]]> The Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame recently revealed its Class of 2023, a list of 13 female leaders who've made an indelible impact on their communities and the county at large, including Dublin High senior Noor Dharni.]]> <![CDATA[New arrivals on tap at City Center Bishop Ranch]]> City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon is set to host four additional new businesses in the coming months, with a series of openings set to begin next month and continue into the fall.]]>