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Baker introduces resolution urging feds to protect California coast from oil drilling

President Donald Trump's administration has received a range of opposition to its proposal this month to open federal waters,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Darlene G, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 1111 Views

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School board gives initial support to lowering graduation requirements

The San Ramon Valley school district's personalized learning initiatives saw some progress at a modestly attended meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by mrszalewski2, on Jan 11, 2018 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 2148 Views

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Man acquitted in Steinle killing sentenced to time-served for weapon charge

The man who was acquitted of murder charges in the fatal shooting of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle was sentenced to three...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Fix was in, on Jan 9, 2018 at 11:31 am | 7 comments | 843 Views

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SRPD: Speed likely cause of serious crash on Alcosta Boulevard

Speed appears to have played a role in a collision that seriously injured four people Sunday afternoon in San Ramon, police...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Erika Alvero, Staff Reporter, on Jan 8, 2018 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2648 Views

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Editorial: The value of community journalism

When Investigation Discovery (ID) television network wanted to do a documentary-style program about the 2008 murder of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Dec 29, 2017 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 788 Views

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Danville seeks community feedback on skate park project

A new skate park may be coming to Danville, and the town is seeking residents' feedback on the project. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by Papou, on Dec 26, 2017 at 8:28 pm | 15 comments | 2097 Views

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Danville: Identity of man killed in I-680 solo wreck released

A man who died in a solo wreck on Interstate 680 in Danville earlier this month has been identified by the Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by RozRogoff2, on Dec 26, 2017 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2533 Views

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Danville council extends contracts for town manager, city attorney

The Danville Town Council approved contract extensions and raises for the town's longtime city attorney and town manager...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2017
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Dec 25, 2017 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1117 Views

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Danville council to decide on 19-unit housing development

The Danville Town Council is set to consider approving the final plan for a proposed development along Old Blackhawk Road...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by robin purcell, on Dec 20, 2017 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1246 Views

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Full house again for SRVUSD personalized learning discussion

Personalized learning initiatives again dominated school board discussions Tuesday night, both by the trustees and community...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Dec 19, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 10 comments | 2459 Views

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CHP: Man dies after jumping from I-680 freeway ramp

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a man who reportedly jumped from the shoulder of a freeway connector...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Noway, on Dec 19, 2017 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2493 Views

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Danville: Apparent cardiac arrest leads to fatal solo wreck on I-680

A 45-year-old driver died Monday evening after suffering apparent cardiac arrest and crashing his vehicle into the center...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by Greg T, on Dec 13, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2495 Views

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San Ramon council to discuss new city software system

The San Ramon City Council is set to consider authorizing a new software system to replace its current financial, human resources...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by The Dude, on Dec 13, 2017 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 780 Views

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Editorial: Steinle verdict -- Let's channel our frustration

The acquittal last week of the person charged with killing Kate Steinle left many in Kate's hometown of Pleasanton feeling...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 13, 2017 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 1516 Views

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San Ramon council to talk resolving Dougherty Valley tree problems

The San Ramon City Council is set to consider whether to approval the proposed Dougherty Valley Tree and Planting Strip Management...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dissapointed, on Dec 11, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 1060 Views

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New 'Teen Zone' opening at Danville Library

The Danville Library is set to unveil a new "Teen Zone" at a ribbon-cutting ceremony next week. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2017
Last comment by Shelly, on Dec 10, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 771 Views

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Danville: I-680 cleared after injury collision

Three lanes on southbound Interstate 680 in Danville have reopened Thursday afternoon following an injury collision, California...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Rob U, on Dec 8, 2017 at 6:20 pm | 7 comments | 3055 Views

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Hanukkah fare: Stories behind foods intrinsic to the Jewish Festival of Lights

At the heart of the Hanukkah holiday, perhaps, is oil. Oil that has come to symbolize for the Jewish people light in the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Greg T, on Dec 7, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 913 Views

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DA: 'The responsibility is mine' for any failures in Steinle case

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon on Tuesday defended the work of prosecutors following last week's acquittal...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 7, 2017 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 459 Views

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Pleasanton: Man arrested on suspicion of battery on BART train operator

A Berkeley man was arrested early Sunday morning at the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station on suspicion of battery on a BART...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sue Thayer, on Dec 5, 2017 at 8:17 pm | 2 comments | 484 Views
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GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,786 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 60 comments | 969 views

Jazz and Abstraction
By John A. Barry and Bill Carmel | 0 comments | 174 views