San Ramon Student Varun Thakur Works for Relief Efforts and Hunger

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving” —Mother Teresa In June of 2016 Varun Thakur started an organization called Discharge with Dignity with an idea of donating clothes and shoes to give to hospital emergency trauma centers. Many patients brought to trauma centers have their clothing torn in […]

Facial Redness Needs Proper Diagnosis

By Connie Tomcik, RN Do your friends ask where you got your sunburn and you have to respond for yet another time, “This is my normal red rosy color.” Are you tired of trying to mask the red flushing and blushing on your face, neck, chest, hands and arms? Facial redness can affect both men […]

Community Safety for Families Event

Come to Community Safety Saturday™ event to learn about Disaster preparedness   SAN RAMON, CA – Feel like you’re being shaken up a bit lately? Over the past 6 months, you have been doing some rocking and rolling due to a swarm of more than 600 small earthquakes centered in San Ramon and Danville that […]

Melissa Varela Selected for Elite Travel Event

Travel Weekly chooses top travel professionals to participate in Global Travel Marketplace 2015 event San Ramon, CA – Travel Weekly is proud to announce that Melissa Varela was selected from among hundreds of applicants to attend the third-annual Global Travel Marketplace (GTM), which took place at the Diplomat Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, […]

Chinese students visit San Ramon school

Students from Zhejiang Province visit Coyote Creek Elementary School in San Ramon            By Jared Wong, Monte Vista High School;                                    With the recent growth of China as both an academic and economic world power, relations […]

Musical James and the Giant Peach

Bay Area Children’s Theatre Brings New Musical, James and the Giant Peach, to San Ramon, Saturday, December 20 A new musical version of James and the Giant Peach, based on Roald Dahl’s beloved book of the same name, “floats” into San Ramon on Saturday, December 20 and will “anchor” for the weekend at the Dougherty […]

Bishop Ranch Tree Lighting Extravaganza

San Ramon—Bishop Ranch will kick off the holiday season with its annual tree lighting extravaganza this coming Friday, December 5 from  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. San Ramon families and friends are invited to witness the spectacular lighting of the 70-foot Douglas Fir holiday tree and experience an array of free family-friendly holiday activities. The complimentary festivities will […]

Annual Holiday Boutique in San Ramon

On Saturday, November 8, 2014 the San Ramon Senior Foundation is holding its annual Holiday Boutique fundraiser.  The event will take place at the Alcosta Senior and Community Center, 9300 Alcosta Boulevard, San Ramon, CA 94583 from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.  The Center’s phone number is 925 973-3250.  There will be holiday gift items, […]

Annual Bishop Ranch Tree Lighting Ceremony

Free Community Holiday Event to take place December 6 Sunset Development will kick off the holiday season with its annual Bishop Ranch Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Event on Friday, December 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This free event takes place at Bishop Ranch One (6111 Bollinger Canyon Road), San Ramon and has grown […]

Designated HeartSafe Community now includes Clayton

People who live and work in Clayton may soon stand a better chance of surviving a heart emergency thanks to the city’s commitment to earn the HeartSafe Community Designation from Contra Costa Health Services’ Emergency Medical Services Division. A HeartSafe Community is one that has established “a strong chain of survival,” meaning a higher-than-average number of […]