Updated: March 07, 2014 10:38:34 PM PST
The CHP uses the stuffed animals to comfort small kids at accident scenes.
With a 57-41 win over Freedom on Friday at Saint Mary's College, the Monte Vista High boys basketball team earned its third section crown and first since 2009
Village Theatre Art Gallery will be offering a Young@Art program for children, as part of its current exhibition, ARTful Women. Kids will be given an opportunity to learn about contemporary fabric art practices by making a fabric quilt mosaic with local mosaic instructor Jean Cernigoj.
A 69-year-old woman was fatally injured when she was struck by a car while crossing a poorly-lit road outside of the crosswalk Tuesday evening, officials said.
Greetings! In my last column, there was a mention of the American Association of University Women and scholarship information, and there will be more on that local group later in today's column.
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:alamoThursday, Feb. 20 BURGLARY -- 7 a.m. A residential burglary was reported, 300 block of Matchem Court.
Monte Vista (27-1) began to pull away from De La Salle in the third quarter of its Division I semifinal when Trevor John got hot, and iced the game by making seven of their final eight free throws
Elliott Smith and Kendall McIntosh each scored 20 points, and the visiting Freedom High boys basketball team used a decisive advantage at the foul line to earn a 71-62 win over host San Ramon Valley on Wednesday in the North Coast Section Division I semifinals.
With relentless pressure defense and hot long-distance shooting from guards Sierra Dixon and Maranne Johnson, the Deer Valley High girls basketball team upset No. 1 seed and defending champion Monte Vista 65-57 in the North Coast Section Division I semifinals Wednesday
Danville teacher Chad Cochran of San Ramon Valley High School, and his students, put together a video inviting actor Will Ferrell to help chaperone the school's May 10 prom.
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Walnut Creek Recreation -- Drop-in play every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m at at Tice Valley Gym, 2055 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek.
The constitutionality of the War Powers acts of 1941, '42 and '73 is the topic at issue.
Spring is now in full bloom. The time to freshen up your meals with greens, nuts, cheeses, fruit and other great California products is now. And the farmers market is the best place to ge them.
Valley Humane SocietyHow about some tail-wagging fun with this regal little terrier mix? Just a bit over one year old, Sir Henry is an adorable fellow, ready to be your knight in shining armor.
Let's bail on high-speed rail, revive I-5Gov. Brown, please do not spend $68 BILLION on this high-speed rail set to fail.Please spend far less money and still put people to work widening Interstate 5 to three or even four lanes while rebuilding it with some asphalt that might last more than a few
san ramonCalifornia High wins county mock trial titleCalifornia High of San Ramon has won the 33rd annual Contra Costa County Mock Trial championship and will represent the area in the state competition March 21-23 in San Jose.
accomplishmentsTroop 1630 awards Eagle Scout rank: Scout Samuel Ian Perrings of Troop 1630, under the leadership of Steve Miller, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest advancement given by the Boy Scouts of America.
I have heartburn. Food trucks have come to Pleasanton, and last Sunday I had to try them all. I only planned to have one bite of everything, but "one bite" turned out to be a whole lot of food.
Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl Bowling ScoresBowlers of the Month: Celestino Rosa of the Monday Night Trip League had a perfect 300 game on the way to a 710 set.
Monte Vista wins NCS girls soccer title The Monte Vista High girls soccer team finished an unbeaten season with a 2-1 win over rival San Ramon Valley on March 1 in the North Coast Section Division I final at Dublin High.
This year as seniors, Arthur Knatt captured the North Coast Section 170-pound championship as the No. 1 seed, and Troy (160) stopped Antioch's Tirandus Craig 5-1 for third place and a berth in the state tournament
Between the Vines is a biweekly column on wine and wine making in the Livermore Valley region. This column was contributed by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association.
De La Salle High boys soccer team ends the season with 15 wins in 17 games, including a 2-1 victory over Monte Vista on Saturday at Dublin High to clinch an sixth straight North Coast Section crown
Lindsay Rood scored the go-ahead goal in the 67th minute as the Monte Vista High girls soccer team beat rival San Ramon Valley 2-1 in the North Coast Section Division I championship match at Dublin High on Saturday night
Senior point guard Jerry Karczewski scored a game-high 29 points and made five straight free throws in the final minute as the host San Ramon Valley High boys basketball team held off a gallant rally by Pittsburg to earn a 78-72 win Friday and move into the North Coast Section Division I semifinals
Aaron Becker was officially hired as the San Ramon Valley High football coach earlier this week; Wolves athletic director John Raynor said Becker's hire was approved by the San Ramon Valley school board on Tuesday and Becker was introduced as the coach to the students Thursday
The 'Valley Idol' competition is an annual tradition and fundraiser for the San Ramon Valley Rotary Club and its causes.
In stormy weather, the second-seeded San Ramon Valley girls soccer team staved off Berkeley and prevailed 5-4 in a penalty kick shootout in the North Coast Section Division I playoff semifinals on Tuesday night;
The Hercules High boys soccer team twice battled back from deficits, then got a goal in overtime from prodigious striker Jeremy Romero to earn a 3-2 win over host and No. 1 seed Ygnacio Valley on Wednesday and a trip to the North Coast Section Division II championship game