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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...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Danville Porshe, 15 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1025 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon: County sets up center to accept donations for protective supplies

Contra Costa County has set up a center this week to accept community donations of protective equipment and supplies for...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Looking for a new home activity? Start keeping a journal

Try something new during these strange times. Consider journaling: This writing can be good for body and soul, whether one...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by Cloud, on Apr 4, 2020 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 2762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Dad, on Apr 4, 2020 at 8:30 pm | 12 comments | 2955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County confirms first local resident case of novel coronavirus

Contra Costa Health Services confirmed its first positive case of novel (new) coronavirus, or COVID-19, involving a resident...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2020
Last comment by Carol, on Apr 3, 2020 at 1:14 pm | 4 comments | 11674 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area counties ordering shelter-in-place amid coronavirus

Six Bay Area counties will institute a shelter-in-place order Tuesday in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by Chris fox, on Apr 2, 2020 at 3:50 pm | 6 comments | 6159 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local high-risk residents hunker down during shelter-in-place order

While many residents feel increased stress and anxiety associated with COVID-19, those feelings have been heightened for...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Andi Callaway, on Apr 2, 2020 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School campuses may remain closed through end of school year

SRVUSD officials are preparing for a potential elongated absence of students from the classroom after State Superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2020
Last comment by Danville Parent, on Apr 1, 2020 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 4568 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E won't pay $4M Camp Fire fine from $13.5B wildfire victims' fund

PG&E announced in San Francisco Monday that it has given up a controversial plan to pay a $4 million criminal fine to Butte...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Nicholas Carlin, on Mar 31, 2020 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 735 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeSaulnier's sons give update on his health status, thank community for support

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier's sons have released a statement providing a new update on the Tri-Valley congressman's health status...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Mar 31, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments | 2351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Valley High student wins county poetry competition

From a competitive field of students representing fourteen high schools throughout Contra Costa County, San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Wilcox, on Mar 31, 2020 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 3878 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Contra Costa County reports 175 cases, three deaths from coronavirus

As of Sunday afternoon, Contra Costa County had reported 175 confirmed novel coronavirus cases and three deaths from COVID-19,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by K Wild, on Mar 30, 2020 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 3074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Crow Canyon Road west of San Ramon

A 44-year-old man died in a solo motorcycle crash in Castro Valley in unincorporated Alameda County late Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Adam b, on Mar 29, 2020 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 5756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville three-peats as safest community in California

For the third consecutive year, the town of Danville has been recognized for its efforts to cultivate a safe community, earning...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 27, 2020 at 9:44 am | 4 comments | 3812 Views

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Danville closing park play areas, tennis and basketball courts due to coronavirus restrictions

The Danville Police Department has issued a reminder to residents that a mandatory shelter-in-place order has been issued...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Arthur Ashe, on Mar 27, 2020 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 4528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD to hold closed board meeting on response to COVID-19

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled to take part in a special meeting via teleconference...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 25, 2020 at 11:48 pm | 6 comments | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to review major provisions of labor agreement with teachers union

Meeting via teleconference in order to maintain social distancing during the coronavirus crisis, district officials plan...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by just wondering, on Mar 25, 2020 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments | 2151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rep. DeSaulnier’s condition worsens, now in listed as critical in hospital

Rep. Mark DeSauliner’s medical condition has worsened and the Tri-Valley congressman is now listed in critical condition...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Mar 25, 2020 at 11:19 am | 7 comments | 5944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Curry lawsuit: Family of teen who drowned during PE class settles suit with SRVUSD for $8 million

Nearly two years after the on-campus drowning death of 15-year-old San Ramon Valley High School freshman Ben Curry, the family...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2020
Last comment by Accountability, on Mar 24, 2020 at 10:25 pm | 43 comments | 11329 Views

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PG&E pleading guilty to 84 counts of manslaughter for Camp Fire, pay $4M fine

PG&E Co. announced early Monday morning that it will plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 24, 2020 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 791 Views
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