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Open space preservation initiative falls short of 2014 ballot

A grassroots ballot initiative aimed at strengthening voter rights on future development may have garnered enough support,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Melinda, on May 20, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 31 comments | 3418 Views

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Cumulus killed the radio star?

After Cumulus Media fired seven talk-show personalities and several producers, KGO-AM changed to a mostly news format, leaving...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Old Dude, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 31 comments | 4620 Views

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A day in the life of a firefighter

On any given day, a firefighter could be called on to climb a flights of stairs while carrying more than 50 pounds of equipment,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Idea, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:46 am | 31 comments | 4344 Views

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Protestors call for county DA's resignation, sheriff's office to end contract with ICE

A rally Wednesday outside the Contra Costa County Administration Building in Martinez called for the sheriff's office to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Feb 10, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 31 comments | 4082 Views

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Danville police use 'bait bike' to catch would-be thieves

Prospective criminals looking to snatch a new two-wheeler have been put on alert by the Danville Police Department, which...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Nov 19, 2019 at 12:45 am | 31 comments | 3551 Views

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Candidate forum showcases different sides of Danville

The Danville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for Town Council candidates last week, offering those in the business...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by no more dougherty valleys, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:21 am | 31 comments | 17652 Views

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Statewide funding measures defeated

The state of California's ongoing budget mess got no help Tuesday from voters, who turned down several ballot measures aimed...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 am | 31 comments | 4175 Views

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Five schools flip the switch

San Ramon Valley Unified students and staff gathered with residents and various dignitaries on Monday afternoon to dedicate...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 31 comments | 4432 Views

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Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale have alleged that they were barred from riding go-karts at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by oh!riley, on May 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 5007 Views

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Danville ranks among state's 'safest cities'

The town of Danville was named the ninth-safest city in the state, according to a security-industry ranking released Monday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Valley Resident, on Aug 22, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 31 comments | 14390 Views

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San Ramon: City Center Bishop Ranch is open for business

After decades of planning and about 18 months of construction, San Ramon finally has a central community gathering place...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Alamoaner, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:09 am | 31 comments | 10550 Views

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Supervisor Uilkema announces plan to retire

After two decades of public service in Contra Costa County, District 2 Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema announced that she plans...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:29 am | 31 comments | 3923 Views

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High court takes no action on Proposition 8

The U.S. Supreme Court took no action Monday on Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. The...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Dec 9, 2012 at 9:14 am | 30 comments | 3671 Views

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Monte Vista to get new principal

The School Board took action in closed session Tuesday night for a new principal to take the helm at Monte Vista High School....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by educatorfromoutside, on Nov 22, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 30 comments | 4884 Views

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Group 'forecloses' on Bank of America in Alamo

Members of the activist group MoveOn gathered in Alamo Plaza on Wednesday afternoon to protest actions taken by Bank of America...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on May 17, 2012 at 10:56 am | 30 comments | 4156 Views

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San Ramon woman crashes car into Marketplace building

A 71-year-old San Ramon resident crashed her Lexus into an empty, under-renovation storefront at The Marketplace after mistaking...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Avy, on Oct 15, 2015 at 7:12 am | 30 comments | 7913 Views

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Cyclist hospitalized after collision at Iron Horse Trail crossing

An unidentified male bicyclist suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning after colliding with an automobile at the intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on May 13, 2010 at 12:54 am | 30 comments | 5302 Views

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Meeting talks money for an incorporated Alamo

Will Alamo become a town? According to a recently released financial study, it's quite possible. Residents had a chance to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jennifer Crest, on Aug 25, 2008 at 9:45 am | 30 comments | 5327 Views

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Incorporation proponents get a glimpse of what lies ahead

As the Alamo incorporation vote March 3 draws near, proponents attended a luncheon to hear more about forming a new town;...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Mar 4, 2009 at 9:23 am | 30 comments | 4778 Views

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Fire chief's home catches fire

A small fire caused minimal damage to the home of San Ramon Valley Fire Chief Richard Price on Tuesday morning. No one was...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 30, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 30 comments | 4173 Views
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