Danville: Montair Nature Trail to be refurbished
San Ramon Valley Unified will open up the existing fence's other end, grade the trail and add a rope-and-post fence to mark where the land slopes down to the creek at a cost up to $10,000.
Around Alamo: Diablo young man helps build African village
You've heard the saying "It takes a village." In the case of Diablo resident Cooper Grossman, 23, he recently took that a step further and spent more than four months helping to establish a village in Africa, enabling residents to become more self-sufficient.
Valley Stars: Livermore honors longtime Thanksgiving hosts
accomplishmentsLivermore Proclamation: The City of Livermore has honored Lurline and Randy Moore with a Proclamation for their special community service.
Valley Life: Joy, peace, and too much quiet
After a hectic family gathering on Thanksgiving -- kickoff day to the holidays -- my husband and I were ready for some peace and quiet. We'd spent that day cleaning, cooking, eating, and cleaning again, and didn't want to do anything but rest up for the next hectic family gathering that seemed to
Park It: In Fremont, butterflies back at Ardenwood grove
As anticipated, the monarch butterflies have returned in good numbers to Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont for their annual winter fly-in, and lots of programs have been scheduled there for you to see the spectacle.
Berkeley: 'Frog and Toad' delivers substance simply
The Tony-nominated show plays in Berkeley through Dec. 14, then hops to San Ramon (Dec. 21-22), and San Francisco (Dec. 28-Jan. 5)
Danville/San Ramon police logs: Vandalism, DUI reported
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:DANVILLETHURSDAY, NOV. 28 VANDALISM -- 1 a.m. A suspect was arrested for vandalism, Linda Mesa Avenue and Railroad Avenue.
Livermore Between the Vines: End of year features end-of-meal wine, port
Between the Vines is a biweekly column on wine and winemaking in the Livermore Valley region. This information was contributed by members of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers AssociationEach month, Livermore Valley wine country highlights a grape varietal grown in our region.
San Ramon Valley schools get more federal scrutiny after discrimination complaints
The district will be monitored by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for up to two years as part of a resolution to a special education discrimination complaint.
San Ramon Valley briefs: Pleasanton's Alviso Adobe hosts annual Winter Faire
SAN RAMONMeet and greet Santa's reindeer on the farmCome by and meet a pair of Santa's reindeer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Forest Home Farms Historic Park, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd.
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Tonight's TV picks: 'Hawaii Five-0' explores shameful part of American past
WATCH THIS: "Hawaii Five-0" (9 p.m., CBS): In an unusually powerful episode, a murder attempt is made on a Pearl Harbor veteran and the case leads the team to focus on a shameful piece of American history: The imprisonment of residents of Japanese ancestry during World War II.
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Julie Chen criticizes Jenny McCarthy
'The Talk’ hosts says 'The View’ should not have hired the former Playboy model.