War Comes Home: The Legacy at Museum of SRV

Exhibition Features Correspondence Revealing How War Changes Lives, Families, Communities Highlighting private correspondence from almost every major conflict in U.S. history, new exhibition War Comes Home: The Legacy opens on January 29, 2017 at the Museum of the San Ramon Valley. The traveling exhibition, rich with historic and contemporary letters, offers an intimate perspective into the thoughts and emotions of veterans […]

C C Co. Issues Proclamation of Local Flooding Emergency

January Storm Surge Causes Significant Damage Contra Costa County Administrator David Twa today signed a proclamation of local emergency in response to winter storm damage from flooding that has occurred in a variety of locations throughout the unincorporated parts of the County. The local emergency declaration will be presented to the Board of Supervisors for […]

Applicants Sought for Seat on Park Board

By Ned MacKay Because Diane Burgis has been elected to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, applicants are now being considered to serve out the remaining two years of her term on the East Bay Regional Park District board. Burgis represents the park district’s Ward 7, which comprises the northern tier of Contra Costa […]

California High Hosts Dance for Special Needs Students

Hundreds of high school students with special needs from around the Tri-Valley enjoy music, dancing, activities, food and friendship at California High “Winter Wonderland” Dance The California High Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) hosted students with special needs from around the Tri-Valley for a “Winter Wonderland” Dance on Friday, December 2nd, from 10:00am to 12:00 […]

MOWSOS Partners with Sky Power Solar

Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services (MOWSOS) is proud to announce that it has partnered with Sky Power Solar, the local SunPower commercial dealer, to install a solar electricity system at its Walnut Creek home office. “With funding from a Walnut Creek Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Thomas J. Long Foundation, we […]

School Board Invites Community to Apply for FOAC

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) Board of Education is seeking members for the Facilities Oversight and Advisory Committee (FOAC). Through this committee, the community as a whole is able to participate in the process of reviewing school facilities and of planning for the future. A key priority for the committee will be […]

Post Thanksgiving in the Parks

After the turkey dinner and televised football games, there’s lots to do outdoors in the East Bay Regional Parks during Thanksgiving weekend. For example, there’s a post-turkey day dog excursion from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 26 at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch. Naturalist Kevin Dixon will lead well-behaved dogs and […]

Park District Board Members to be Honored

The East Bay Regional Park District invites the public to a reception Dec. 1 honoring John Sutter and Doug Siden, who are retiring after a combined 44 years of service on the District board. Sutter, who served 20 years on the Park District board representing Ward 2, is best known for his work to save the land […]

EBRPD Re-Names Breuner Marsh

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) board of directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to re-name Breuner Marsh, a 60-acre wetland at Pt. Pinole Regional Park, after the Dotson family for their long-standing efforts to save the Richmond shoreline from development. The former Breuner Marsh was, at various times, slated for housing, an airport, industrial […]

San Ramon Sells Former City Hall for $6.1 Million

The City of San Ramon has closed on a sale agreement for the four City Hall parcels at 2220, 2222, 2226 and 2228 Camino Ramon. The final sale price to OlymBuilder Investment Company, Inc for these parcels was $6.1 million.   San Ramon staff originally placed these parcels on the market for sale in January […]

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