A Friday afternoon traffic nightmare developed after the big-rig overturned shortly before noon on Interstate 680 in Pleasanton, blocking all southbound lanes and one lane on the northbound side of the highway, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
2. Website Points to Prevalence of Prostitution in Tri-Valley
Police in the Tri-Valley continue to use information from a massage parlor rating website in an effort to crack down on businesses that offer more than just a relaxing rubdown.
The website, rubmaps.com, lists local massage parlors along with menus of sexual services the site says are provided in addition to massages by some of the masseuses.
3. Commission Recommends to Not Bring Fireworks Back to San Ramon; What Do You Think?
San Ramon's parks and community service commission voted 5-1 last week to recommend to the City Council to not have fireworks be part of the San Ramon Fourth of July celebration.
4. How Can You Support First Responders? A San Ramon 3rd Grader Has Ideas
We shared Sophia Kraskowsky essay about what people can do support first responders. Kraskowsy is a third grader Bollinger Canyon Elementary School. Her essay was the winning essay in the elementary division in a contest held by the San Ramon Valley Exchange Club.
5. Local Mystery: Phone Dials 911 By Itself — Repeatedly
From the spooky, eerie, makings-of-a-good-Halloween-movie files, a San Ramon-Danville-area family was befuddled how, over a two-week span, several 911 calls were made from their address -- without their knowledge, while they slept or when they were not even home.
Click the link to find out why.