A California Highway Patrol officer is recovering today after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose on Friday night.
Two officers were issuing a traffic ticket along on Highway 101 north of Alum Rock Avenue around 10:40 p.m. when the driver of a silver sedan sideswiped the officers' patrol vehicle and hit one of the... » Read More
A police officer is in the hospital after being injured in a crash in San Francisco's Richmond district involving a car driven by armed robbery suspects, a police spokeswoman said.
Officers responded around 6:45 a.m. to a report of a robbery in the 3400 block of Balboa Street in which a suspect apparently fired a gunshot, San Francisco police Officer Danielle Newman said. Read More
Two East Bay men have been sentenced to federal prison terms for robbing a bank in Alameda last August, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
U.S. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on Thursday sentenced 28-year-old Craig Goatley of Oakland to 6 1/2 years in prison and last week she sentenced Calvin Odom, 25, of Berkeley to 7 years and 2 months... » Read More
The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has decided not to file criminal charges against a former Concord elementary school principal accused of failing to contact police after receiving reports of possible sexual misconduct by teacher Joseph Martin.
Former Woodside Elementary School principal Jennifer Sachs will not face criminal... » Read More
Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo told Santa Rosa police he knocked on a female neighbor's door around 3 a.m. on July 13 to see if she wanted to have a beer, but doesn't recall knocking on her bedroom window.
When he heard a man's voice inside the woman's Brockhurst Drive apartment in west Santa Rosa say, 'What the hell?', he left... » Read More
A car plowed into a crowded candy store in Pleasant Hill this afternoon but did not cause any serious injuries, a police sergeant said.
Around 3:15 p.m., two cars at the intersection of Contra Costa Boulevard and Alan Drive collided, sending one car up the walkway and into the front of the store located at 1005 Contra Costa Blvd., Sgt. Scott Vermillion said. Read More
An Oakland woman described by prosecutors as a "close associate" of Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow was granted release on $250,000 bail together with her husband in federal court in San Francisco today while they await trial on two criminal charges.
Leslie Yun, 42, and James Pau, 55, are among 29 defendants charged in a wide-ranging corruption... » Read More
Police are investigating whether the shooting death of a 28-year-old man is related to the second shooting of a 71-year-old man who reported a burglary at his Richmond home early this morning, a police spokeswoman said.
Police responded around 1 a.m. to a ShotSpotter activation in the 1300 block of Coalinga Avenue where a resident had also reported a burglary, according to... » Read More
SAN RAMON - Schubros Brewery's much anticipated Branch Line double IPA returns this Thursday, Jan 30, at 5 pm at the Tap Room. The double IPA will be available for a limited time only so don't miss the train! » Read More
Maria Maria La Cantina Danville and Maria Maria La Cantina Walnut Creek are teaming up with Onewarmcoat.org! Clean out those closets and drop off your gently used coats, sweaters, scarves, gloves & hats at either location! With your help we can make a difference! Happy Holidays! » Read More
The San Ramon Farmers Market brings together a network of vendors offering fresh agricultural goods for sale. The public is invited to come out and partake in this fun event certified by the Contra Costa County Agricultural Commissioner.Dates, Times and LocationsThe San Ramon Farmers Market has two different locations. The first site at Bishop Ranch 2 is located at 2680 Bishop Drive and...
We are located in San Ramon Valley in San Francisco's East Bay suburb. The relaxed pace of our city invites both residents and visitors to enjoy the many unique and exciting festivals, outdoor recreational areas, and the historical sites nearby.
San Ramon began as an agricultural town well before the first settlers came to live in the area. Native Americans lived off the land migrating seasonally across the coastal area. When the Spanish arrived, they founded Mission San Jose in 1797, where large tracts of land were converted into grazing grounds for cattle and sheep. Over the centuries San Ramon became well known as an agricultural area that produced fruits and produce for the San Francisco Bay Area. It was so bountiful that it was called the "Garden of Eden" by an early resident, Robert Baldwin.
Today San Ramon is a modern urban city situated in the heart of San Ramon Valley. The San Ramon Valley is known as a very desirable place to live in the Bay Area. San Ramon has a strong community, highly-regarded schools, and top-notch public services.
San Ramon is a very family-friendly city. The community recreational centers offer many activities and classes. The Dougherty Station Community Center, San Ramon Community Center At Central Park, libraries, community pools, and gymnasiums are run by the city of San Ramon and are popular gathering places for residents and visitors. Seniors meet and spend time at the Alcosta Senior & Community Center, Park and Gardens.
Public schools rank among San Ramon's most valuable assets. The schools are run by the San Ramon Valley Unified School District and are very well regarded in the area. There are public charter schools, public schools, and private elementary schools in San Ramon.
San Ramon is conveniently located near the Bay Area's major employment centers in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. San Ramon is also a commercial hub with the Bishop Ranch Commercial Center a prime location for several corporate headquarters. There are an equal number of people who commute into town to work as there are people who commute to other cities for work.
Among the cities around the area, homes in San Ramon are more affordable and can fit many budgets. From smaller starter new homes to more luxurious houses, San Ramon offers a vibrant and dynamic community for all families.
Lovely surroundings, temperate climate, and good amenities make San Ramon a very attractive to live and visit. One of the enduring charms of living here in San Ramon is the relaxed and comfortable pace of the city. San Ramon has not strayed far from its historical roots in ranching and agriculture. The town is open and expansive. Rolling hills dip gently across the land all around San Ramon.
We invite you to begin your journey here by exploring SanRamon.com to discover the many activities and attractions this city and neighboring areas have to offer. From fine dining, fascinating historical sites, family-friendly events, and numerous parks in and around the city, San Ramon has something for everyone.
You'll find the latest information on events and local information here at SanRamon.com. Make this your first stop to find out more about San Ramon. We look forward to your visit.