Embracing the risk of 'be careful what you wish for,' we call on our Tri-Valley readers to submit those Letters to the Editor. Advancing productive, civil discourse demands it.March 11, 2021 | No comments yet
We are grateful beyond words to report that readers stepped up to the challenge and raised $88,215.84 for the 2020-21 Holiday Fund campaign -- surpassing last year's total by more than $12,000.February 25, 2021 | No comments yet
Thank you for supporting our safety-net service providers
January 14, 2021 |
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Even with many people facing strained financial circumstances because of the pandemic, our readers stepped up their giving to the Pleasanton Weekly's annual Holiday Fund.
At the onset of this health crisis, we were humbled and grateful when hundreds of readers stepped up to help us by becoming subscribing members ... That lifted our spirits and words cannot express how thankful we are.December 30, 2020 | No comments yet
This holiday season like no other in our history. So many of our neighbors are experiencing food insecurity, homelessness, health concerns and loss, and it is heartbreaking.December 26, 2020 | No comments yet
At the local level in the Tri-Valley, the 2020 election results certified at the beginning of this month brought a unique mix of change and continuity, depending on where (and how) you look ...December 17, 2020 | No comments yet
Kind words and a bit of encouragement go a long way in these extremely difficult times. Let's remember that as these newly elected or re-elected officials step up to lead. And be good to one another.November 5, 2020 | No comments yet
Voters should elect board members with a range of perspective and a campaign centered around fresh, informed ideas to improve SRVUSD into the future. Those candidates are newcomers Shelley Clark in Area 2 and Scott Roberts in Area 3.October 18, 2020 | 10 comments
Legislative experience, actionable priorities and institutional knowledge are vital for 2021 and beyond. Vote to re-elect Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (Assembly), Steve Glazer (State Senate), and Mark DeSaulnier and Eric Swalwell (Congress).October 16, 2020 | 2 comments
Danville is well-managed, with a balanced budget and no unfunded liability, and a lot of the credit goes toward its current leadership. Vote for incumbents Newell Arnerich and Renee Morgan and newcomer Dave Fong for Town Council.October 13, 2020 | 10 comments
With three at-large seats on the ballot, the best candidates to lead on the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection Board of Directors for the next four years are incumbents H. Jay Kerr and Matt Stamey, and challenger Michelle Lee.October 14, 2020 | No comments yet
San Ramon Valley voters need to help elect a District 1 board representative focused on prudent fiscal decision-making while also committing to achieve Tri-Valley priorities. That candidate is incumbent Director Debora Allen.October 12, 2020 | No comments yet
In a crucial election this fall, we recommend voters elect Dave Hudson as mayor of San Ramon, Sridhar Verose in City Council District 3 and Scott Perkins for City Council District 1.October 12, 2020 | 3 comments
The CCCCD Governing Board is clearly in need of new leadership, and Ward 2 voters should usher in that change by voting for challenger Judy Walters. The future of the district's reputation and leadership structure are at stake.October 12, 2020 | 1 comment
Our editorial staff spends a considerable amount of time and resources helping Tri-Valley voters become that "educated citizenry." In addition to candidate profiles and other news coverage, we are hosting candidate forums this fall.August 27, 2020 | 2 comments
Beginning Saturday, participation will be limited to registered users until after election
July 28, 2020 |
Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1, participation in DanvilleSanRamon.com's popular Town Square reader forum will be limited to those who register on the site with their name and email address.
As we've said before this time of year, contested elections are invaluable. They enhance the public discourse around vital local issues and better engage and educate the electorate.July 23, 2020 | No comments yet
Unfortunately, with the current board -- which can graciously be described as a dysfunctional train wreck -- it will be extraordinarily difficult to find someone able to lead DUSD into the future who is actually willing to take it on.July 2, 2020 | No comments yet
Council majority's idea for 'action plan' precursor discussion is untenable, so why even try it?
June 28, 2020 |
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This precursor meeting some time in July, where the council will apparently try to limit public comment to only the draft action plan, seems unnecessary in concept and untenable in practice. Just start the full conversation now.
Why your support is needed, at this pivotal moment, to sustain local journalism
March 19, 2020 |
If readers who value journalism don't step up to support their local newspapers and their websites now, many will become additional victims of the coronavirus crisis.
We recommend a Yes vote on Measure Y on March 3, in favor of the Magee Preserve residential development with 69 houses clustered strategically on smaller portions of the property and the remaining 381 acres reserved as permanent open sFebruary 2, 2020 | 40 comments
With the news last week that a U.S. magistrate has dismissed the family's lawsuit against the federal government, the Kate Steinle case continues to be a disheartening display of injustice.January 16, 2020 | 6 comments
2021 guide to summer camps
Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.