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  • Actor, Director and Athlete, Sean Patrick Flanery Debuts First Novel, Jane Two

    Photos by John Schell Sean Patrick Flanery wears a lot of hats. The star of “The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles,” “The Boondock Saints,” Powder,” “The Young and The Restless,” “Saw 3D: The Final Chapter” and more than 100 films and television shows is also an accomplished director, writer and a black belt Jiu-Jitsu athlete and instructor. Now, he adds published author to that pr ... Read More

  • Primavera Ristorante

    Primavera Ristorante is the perfect place to go if you are looking for a nice evening out. The Italian restaurant and bar offers freshly cooked food at reasonable prices. Reservations are accepted and it recommended that if you go on a Friday or Saturday night that you make a reservation in advance. They do have an outdoor patio for you to enjoy your meal on and the setting is casual, but elegant ... Read More

  • Bay Area Crown Billiards

    Crown Billiards is a perfect place for a guy's night out. The bar is equipped with several billiard tables and foosballs tables. The pool games can be purchased by the game or by the hour. There are also TVs lining the walls, so you can catch your favorite team playing as you play catch up with the guys. Music is via a jukebox that stocked full of 90s onward. There are also several tables set up a ... Read More

  • San Ramon Sports

    San Ramon Sports was first opened in 1994 and since that time has been offering families a place for fun even when it’s raining. The indoor sports center offers batting cages, indoor soccer and lacrosse, and is available for party rentals. The center is open Monday thru Thursday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m.; Friday 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. The ... Read More

  • The Golden Skate

    Take your child (and yourself), back and time and take them skating. The Golden Skate offers a fun family time for people of all ages. Skates are available for rent or you can bring your own. They have special sessions at times where only young children can skate, if you are worried about your smaller children getting hurt with older kids on the floor. If you are just watching, most of the time th ... Read More

  • San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park

    In an age where children seem to want to spend more time with computers and video games and parents have to work long hours, it is often times hard to find a balance between life and family. But it is always important to remember to carve out that special time to spend together, after all they will only remain young for so long. San Ramon offers many fine family activities for you and your family ... Read More

  • About San Ramon

    About San Ramon, California The City of San Ramon is considered a premier residential community in the San Francisco Bay Area. People come to San Ramon for its beautiful vistas, fine weather, good schools, attractive parks, and access to work. Some of the best of what Northern California has to offer in recreation, entertainment, leisure, and more, is less than an hour a way in any directi ... Read More

  • History Of San Ramon

    The History of San Ramon The original residents of San Ramon were once part of the largest concentrations of Native Americans in North America. Going back four thousand years, people known as the Ohlone thrived in the valley, which had ample food and water, including elk, grizzly bears, cougars, coyotes, many birds, and fish. The valley was covered with oak trees, providing nourishing acor ... Read More

  • San Ramon Schools

    San Ramon Schools There are several public and private schools in San Ramon that offer excellent education, sports facilities and extracurricular activities. The public schools are run by the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) which is known for its high-performing schools. San Ramon Valley Unified School District The San Ramon Valley Unified School District includes th ... Read More

  • San Ramon Things To Do

    San Ramon Things to Do With its picturesque surroundings and community-focused areas, there are plenty of things for residents and visitors to do here in San Ramon. If you like the outdoors, you’ll really like it here with year-round hiking and biking; water sports in the summer; and skiing just a few hours’ drive away in the winter. San Ramon is a short drive to the beaches on the coa ... Read More

  • San Ramon Nightlife

    San Ramon Nightlife San Ramon has a few but good and well-known trendy night clubs and bars which light up the nightlife in town. One San Ramon nightlife hot spot is ShBoom, a nightclub for the Gen-X crowd featuring music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and popular current hits. Open from Wednesday to Saturday, the club offers specials for Wednesday, Thursdays, and Fridays. ShBoom is available ... Read More

  • San Ramon Live In San Ramon

    Live in San Ramon Make Your Home in San Ramon San Ramon is one of the most desirable cities to live in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a moderately large city, suburban, but with a rural feel. If you are thinking of living in California, consider San Ramon. Here are some thoughts on why we think our city is so great: it is less than an hour from San Francisco and Silicon Valley, it has ... Read More

  • Relocating To San Ramon

    Relocating to San Ramon If you are considering a move to a city where the public facilities are top notch with a low crime rate, you may consider relocating to San Ramon. The city is in the East Bay Area of San Francisco with good schools. The surrounding area lies between the Las Trampas Wilderness and Mount Diablo State Park which are some of the most beautiful natural lands in northern ... Read More

  • San Ramon Visitors

    San Ramon, California: Visitors Many visitors from around the country and the world come to California to enjoy world-famous attractions, its many cuisines, and the temperate weather. San Ramon has annual events, festivals, outdoor activities, and parks that are ideal for family vacations. For a romantic getaway, the coast and luxury hotels are second to none for an intimate and cozy vacat ... Read More

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  • Part of the Tri-Valley communities in Northern California’s East Bay San Ramon has many beautiful and expansive vineyards like its neighbors. In fact, the area remains one of the only non-commercial...Read More
  • Primavera Ristorante is the perfect place to go if you are looking for a nice evening out. The Italian restaurant and bar offers freshly cooked food at reasonable prices. Reservations are accepted an...Read More
  • Crown Billiards is a perfect place for a guy's night out. The bar is equipped with several billiard tables and foosballs tables. The pool games can be purchased by the game or by the hour. There are a...Read More
  • ShBoom Nightclub is a nightclub that offers dancing, food, and great music. They are the perfect destination for you if you want to have a night out on the town in a club, but you aren't 21 anymore. S...Read More
  • In an age where children seem to want to spend more time with computers and video games and parents have to work long hours, it is often times hard to find a balance between life and family. But it is...Read More
  • San Ramon Sports was first opened in 1994 and since that time has been offering families a place for fun even when it’s raining. The indoor sports center offers batting cages, indoor soccer and lacr...Read More
  • Take your child (and yourself), back and time and take them skating. The Golden Skate offers a fun family time for people of all ages. Skates are available for rent or you can bring your own. They hav...Read More
  • SAN LEANDRO (BCN) A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro tonight, according to a spokesman for the Alameda County coroner's bureau. The collision occurred on a track at Hes...Read More
  • SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco today imposed a $1.05 million fine as well as an additional potentially multimillion penalty on PG&...Read More
  • By Bay City News Service A Burlingame construction company has been fined more than $106,000 for safety violations that led to the deaths in May of two Bay Area men working on a new bridge in Wint...Read More

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