Thursday May 16
UBS Secures $450M in Fannie, Freddie...
Start each day with GlobeSt.com's New York AM Alert for original coverage of the latest transactions and trends shaping the commercial real estate industry.
Wed May 15, 2013
Administrators from neighboring districts hired as Pleasanton principals
The Pleasanton school district has hired Jason Krolikowski, an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, as Foothill High's new principal to replace John Dwyer, who's taking a position as principal of Lynbrook High School in San Jose.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Capitol Alert: Brown, Legislature remain at odds on school finance overhaul
Gov. Jerry Brown reiterated his resolve to remake how California finances public schools by giving districts with large numbers of poor and/or English-learner students more money when he presented a revised state budget this week.
Valley emergency responders practice disaster response and recovery
Local and regional emergency managers and disaster service workers will exercise the valley's emergency operations plan today as part of the Golden Guardian program.
Volunteers needed for the Art and Wind Festival
Volunteers to help educate the public about recycling during this year's Art and Wind festival.
Tue May 14, 2013
San Ramon man gets 15 years for distributing child pornography
A San Ramon man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.
The Brentwood Library presents a local author workshop on Wednesday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St.
Rochester Business Journal
Profit dips, revenue rises at Veramark
Veramark Technologies Inc. saw its profit decline slightly in the first quarter even as it logged a rise in revenue.
There's a New Patch App on the Way
We've redesigned Patch and the Patch app. The news looks better and it's easier to comment on.
SmithBucklin Acquires Inventures, Inc.
CHICAGO & SAN RAMON, Calif. -- -- SmithBucklin announced today that it acquired Inventures, Inc., a pioneer in developing, launching, managing and growing industry alliances across the high-tech, clean/green energy and healthcare markets.
Mon May 13, 2013
Town officials concerned about San Ramon backing out of lobbying alliance
While San Ramon officials are working to balance the city's budget, certain cuts are frustrating their colleagues across the city line.
7 Jobs that Make the World a Better Place
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life - from the buildings they work and live in, to the ... (more)
YouTube Video Spoofs Pleasanton Moms: Did She REALLY Just Say That?
"Hey kids, do you want to go to the Dairy?" "Isn't that John Madden?" "Don't you just LOVE Pleasanton?" Come on, fess up, if you're a Pleasanton resident you know you've said at least one of the above at least once.
Things to Know in Livermore This Week: May 13-19
Monday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District , located at 4444 East Avenue in Livermore.
Sun May 12, 2013
A bump in the night
This week's Simply Sterling takes note of some small dangers around our homes. After slipping on a dog treat and suffering months of pain and frustration, Linda Stolow Sterling reflects on the importance handicapped parking and why her dog no longer eats rawhide bones.
Another House Fire, Wait Times at San Ramon Regional Medical,...
San Ramon Valley firefighters extinguished their second house fire in three days on Portsmouth Court on Monday.
Fri May 10, 2013
$3-million federal lawsuit continues against city of Pleasanton, one of its police officers
A $3 million federal lawsuit that names the city of Pleasanton, a Pleasanton police officer and a number of others is continuing to make its way through the court system.
Most Reviewed on Yelp: The Hopyard American Alehouse & Grill in San Ramon
This week we highlight The Hopyard American Alehouse & Grill in San Ramon. The popular spot is among the most-reviewed local restaurants on Yelp .
Thu May 09, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Water rates to rise in Dublin and parts of San Ramon
Household water bills in Dublin and parts of San Ramon will increase $1.35 per month as result of rate changes given final approval by a water board.
How Obama's Open Data Order Could Save Lives, Energy Costs And Make Cool Apps
Readers may have noticed this morning that their geekiest politically oriented friends are freaking out like teenage girls at a Justin Bieber concert.