SRVEF Gets $80K from SR Rotary

San Ramon Rotary Club to give $80,000 grant to the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation On Thursday, October 29th, the San Ramon Rotary Club will donate $80,000 to the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF).  These funds were generated by the Online Auction for Education, held earlier this year. The partnership between the San Ramon Rotary […]

AB 662 Signed into Law

Bonilla Bill Expanding Access for the Physically Disabled Signed by Governor Brown                                            SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord) authored legislation this year ensuring that the basic human rights for individuals with physical disabilities are […]

Park It — Tarantula Time

By Ned MacKay: East Bay Regional Parks                                                 As the weather cools and summer surrenders to autumn, one of nature’s more interesting creatures may make its annual appearance – the tarantula. This […]

Birthdays at USS Hornet Museum

The USS Hornet Museum to Host Children’s Party Packages. Unique venue offers guests a chance to celebrate shipboard-style Parents looking for an unforgettable birthday experience for a ship or science-loving child can now book birthday parties aboard the USS Hornet, the historic aircraft carrier that also serves as one of San Francisco’s Bay Area premier museums […]

USS Hornet Remembers Lost Battalion

USS Hornet Living Ship Day: “Remembering the Rescue of the Lost Battalion ” Special event honors Japanese American veterans from 442nd Regimental Combat Team The USS Hornet Museum proudly welcomes four distinguished speakers for an event honoring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (442 RCT), the famed U.S. Army unit that orchestrated the rescue of the “Lost Battalion” during […]

Danville Rotary Awards Scholarships

Four San Ramon High Seniors Selected for Vocational and Community Service                                The Rotary Club of Danville has awarded four, $1,000 scholarships to San Ramon Valley High School seniors who have provided exemplary community service and vocational service. Recipients chosen from […]

Apollo 11 Splashdown on the USS Hornet

“Eyewitness to History: Splashdown through the eyes of the Hornet Crew” A Celebration of the 46th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Splashdown on the USS Hornet Museum’s Living Ship Series Commemorates Recovery of Apollo 11 and 12 Lunar Missions ALAMEDA, CA — Celebrate the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Splashdown and relive the heyday of […]

Keep cool at Black Diamond Mines

If the summer heat is starting to get to you, relief might be just a short drive away at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch. There, inside the Hazel-Atlas Mine, the temperature hovers around 57 degrees all year round. In fact, naturalists even suggest bringing a coat. The 1920s-era silica sand mine is usually closed […]

San Ramon’s Michael Livanos Valedictorian

San Ramon’s Michael Livanos is Orinda Academy Valedictorian and Wins Awards Message Body: Orinda Academy, a private day school for students in grades 8-12, celebrated its 33rd commencement exercise on June 12, 2015 as 16 seniors received their diplomas before a crowd of proud parents, family and friends. Leading the Class of 2015 was Valedictorian, […]