The new Congress member talked to the San Ramon Valley Democratic Club and answered questions on a variety of topics Aug. 27 at Crow Canyon Country Club. DeSaulnier said he hasn't made up his mind on the controversial Iran nuclear deal but is leaning toward supporting it.
A Utah man has been charged with felony vandalism for defacing a war memorial in Danville, authorities said Wednesday. Jared Vance, 18, of Provo, Utah has been arrested in connection with the June 8 vandalism at the All Wars Memoria, Danville police said.
The East Bay Regional Park District boasts hundreds of miles of trails that are open to mountain bikes. Overall, most mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians share the trails with few problems. But, with ever-increasing numbers of park visitors, occasional conflicts are inevitable.
Through -- Sept. 12 Inside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This exhibit features recent works by seven Bay Area artists who paint together for inspiration and challenge.
The city posts public notices to recruit new commission applicants in spring and again in late summer. The slots become available as terms expire or members leave their posts for personal reasons. Nine openings are in the process of being filled this season.
While I love everything Japanese -- the people, the food, the culture -- I'm terrified. Even though I was born in Okinawa, a small island off Japan, I find myself on the way to a country where I don't speak the language, recognize the alphabet, or know much about the culture -- and I'm afraid of making a faux pas.
The station has provided local residents a window into city government and school board decisions since 1976. In addition, shows like "Valley Gardener," "Slice of Life" and "Let's Talk Sports" (with local legend "Dr. B"), inform, entertain and unite the Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore communities.
For Alamo's Melissa Smith and Shani Hall the Aesop quote, "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted," is more than just an inspiring quote for these friends. Taken to heart, the words of wisdom helped mold their philanthropic endeavor, Party In-kindness (www.partyin-kindness.org), into a nonprofit organization with the idea of turning any occasion into an opportunity to help others in need.
While sipping wine at Rodrigue Molyneaux Winery Estate and Vineyard, guests are invited to stroll the extensive drought-resistant gardens, listen to the fountain, watch the horses and enjoy the warm, Mediterranean weather that makes Livermore Valley so inviting. You will want to sit back, relax and stay a while at this peaceful ranch.
Perhaps riders could've shown some mannersHere we go again. A group of 10 black women are kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for repeatedly ignoring the train personnel's request that they "keep it down" as other passengers complained about the noise.