SRVUSD planning new elementary school

Passage of Measure D and public-private partnership pave the way for construction of new school in Dougherty Valley The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education recently approved the preliminary design for the District’s newest elementary school in the Dougherty Valley community of east San Ramon. The new school is being funded through […]

Cyclists ride for wounded Veterans

Serious cyclists and recreational riders alike are invited to help severely wounded veterans by joining “V3”, the second annual Veterans Victory Velo bike ride set for Saturday, October 12, 2013 in San Ramon. Riders can choose from three routes:  30 miles, 60 miles or the more challenging 100 mile Devil Mountain Century to raise funds […]

The 2013 Trails Challenge gets you hiking

by Beverly Lane:           There are regional parks conveniently located throughout the East Bay, and there may be one near you that you haven’t discovered yet. A good way to find out more about the regional parks and explore a new one is to enroll in the park district’s Trails Challenge […]

Memorial Day Tribute to Veterans on USS Hornet

The USS Hornet Museum will recognize veterans during a special Memorial Day ceremony onboard the aircraft carrier on Monday, May 27. The special ceremony and parade will begin at 1 p.m. at the Hornet, 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3, Alameda. The service will include a special invocation by retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chaplain John […]

Athenian School receives 2013 environmental award

The Athenian School receives the  ACTERRA 2013 Business Environmental Award First Independent School to Win the Award; To Be Honored on May 30—              Danville, CA —The Athenian School’s commitment to environmental stewardship and radically reducing its carbon footprint has garnered the School Acterra’s 2013 Business Environmental Award for Sustainability. […]

“The Pear” Restaurants partner with Carter/Sartain

Carter/Sartain, a full-service marketing firm, has added The Pear Restaurant Group to its client roster. Sacramento, CA, April 18, 2013 – Carter/Sartain, advertising, marketing and public relations agency, is proud to announce that it has become the agency-of-record for The Pear Restaurant Group, based in Danville, CA. “We’re certainly not the largest agency,” said Carter/Sartain senior […]

Business owners honored by Contra Costa Council

Fourteen Outstanding  Honorees Nominated by Contra Costa County Chambers of Commerce                      Fourteen small-business owners are being honored at the Contra Costa Council’s 13th Annual Small Business Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 10, at the Hilton Concord. Honorees were nominated by their local Chamber of Commerce […]

BART’s Bikes on Board survey results are in

Acceptance of modifying bikes rules is growing:   On Thursday, May 9, 2013, the BART Board of Directors will review passenger survey results from our most recent “Bikes on Board” pilot and compare them to our earlier test last year. Staff will provide an update on a series of initiatives aimed to improve bikes access on our […]

Street Smarts Walk/Bike Challenge 2013

This spring, sixteen elementary schools in the San Ramon Valley will be participating in the Street Smarts Walk/Bike Challenge – the largest number of schools ever to participate in one semester. The Walk/Bike Challenge, which is in its fourth year, encourages students throughout the valley to bike, walk, skateboard, or ride a scooter to school. […]

Finalists Announced for 82nd California Book Awards

Poetry, Young Adult, Juvenile, First Fiction, Fiction, and Nonfiction

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