1 hr ago
Contra Costa Times
Environmental impact report on San Ramon cemetery plan deemed adequate by county
A contested final environmental impact report for a planned cemetery in San Ramon's Tassajara Valley has been deemed adequate, meaning the 100,000- to 150,000-plot project in Tassajara Valley will move on to the county's planning commission, and could be approved in January.
5 hrs ago
Contra Costa Times
EBAL soccer season is underway
The East Bay Athletic League soccer season began last week as Jessica Gillespie, left, and San Ramon Valley High beat Granada 3-0 on Dec. 12. Gillespie is seen here in a game last January against Katie Lortie and Granada.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Contra Costa Times
5 great Alamo area restaurants
Looking for a great place to dine in the Alamo area? Here are five great possibilities ranging from Alamo's casual Peasant's Courtyard to the chic Corners Tavern in Walnut Creek and the new Fieldhouse Sports Grill in Danville.
Seven Year-End Tax Tips You Might Not Know About
Right after the most wonderful time of the year comes everyone's least favorite season: tax season .
PG&E pipeline work due in Crow Canyon area
PG&E is set to conduct work in Danville during the coming weeks as part of its effort to replace older natural gas lines around the Crow Canyon area.
Alamo home tour sparks holiday spirit
A glistening gold and while Christmas tree beckons from the living room of this "Traditional Christmas" home, where soft music of the season enhanced the scene from a baby grand player piano.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Faria Preserve back before San Ramon Planning Commission
People will get another chance this Tuesday to weigh in on plans for the Faria Preserve, a 740-unit community development proposed for San Ramon's northwest side just outside Danville.
Preschoolers Round Up 55 Teddy Bears for Homeless Kids
Preschool kids in the San Ramon Valley raised over 50 teddy bears last week to give to homeless children in the Bay area for Christmas.
Danville council to debate garbage rate hike
Danville Town Council members are set to discuss how much trash-pickup rates should rise next year during their meeting Tuesday .
Sprouts & Shutters: Danville-based Home Decor Site Launches
A new home decor store was launched by home enthusiasts living in Danville earlier this month.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
The San Ramon Valley Sentinel
Danville volunteers honored at awards
Over 250 people turned out Tuesday evening to applaud the efforts of Danville Community members who have given of their time to make a difference and to welcome in Danvillea TMs new Mayor.
Sprouts and Shutters: Reeves & Cole at Danville Livery
BY JANE McINNIS A new shop focused on providing skincare that's paraben-free, petrochemical-free and sulphate-free just opened at the Danville Livery.
New ADAS Blackhawk Gallery exhibit highlights 'Artistic Discoveries'
"Heart of Youth" a 16x20 mixed-media painting by Trevor A. Pawlak, one of four new exhibiting artists in the latest showing at the Alamo Danville Artists' Society Blackhawk Gallery.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Weekender: Impressions of the Nutcracker, Old-Timey Ornament-Making at the Farm
The ceremony will provide a way for community members to honor the lives of their friends and loved ones.
Sideboard to Move in January
BY JANE McINNIS Sideboard, the popular coffee bar and hang out in downtown Danville, will be closing their doors January 8 and moving a few blocks away, said the town's economic development coordinator Wednesday.
hardly strictly bagels | Secret ingredient at new falafel place: Israeli bona fides
The self-serve pumps for the tehina and spicy z'hug sauce are from Israel. So is the machine that makes the falafel balls and drops them into the fryer.
Tickets Still Available for Weekend Alamo Holiday Home Tours
Tickets are still available for 9th Annual Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek Branch of American Association of University Women Holiday Home Tour.
Homes That Have Just Been Put On the Market In The Valley
Shoppers are out in force now, buying gifts for the holiday season. Shiny new toys are on the shelves as are the latest videos, fashion and cookware.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Moraga Teacher Uses Art Project To Teach Kindergartners A Lesson On Helping Others
Sometime next week, Saklan School kindergarten teacher Amy Burnett will give each of the 10 students in her Moraga classroom $100 in cash.
Hurd named new SRVUSD board president
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education has a new president, with members unanimously choosing Rachel Hurd for the post Tuesday.