Swalwell Honors Wounded Marine from San Ramon on House Floor
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) honored a former San Ramon resident on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.
Marine Sergeant Zachary George, who grew up in San Ramon, was wounded while serving his third tour of duty in February. Last week, President Barack Obama awarded George the Purple Heart.
Sprouts & Shutters: Rubs BBQ Bistro Opens in San Ramon
A new barbeque restaurant is serving up dishes in San Ramon's Marketplace.
Rubs BBQ Bistro opened on Feb. 25 at 164 Market Place.
The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. It features Carolina pulled pork, Memphis-style chopped chicken, spicy Texas beef and Mesquite-Java chicken.
Rare Pans-Starr Comet Spotted Over San Ramon Valley
Patch reader Steve Fenton submitted this photo of the Pans-Starr Comet streaking through the night sky in the Crow Canyon area of the San Ramon Valley on March 12. Click the link to find out more.
Lost Pet Sparks Helicopter Search in Blackhawk
A helicopter that alarmed some residents in Blackhawk Monday afternoon belonged to a pilot who was looking for his lost dog, according to Danville Police Lt. Jeff Moule.
The dog was found by a family that kept it until the owner could come pick it up. And no, he didn't land the copter in the yard. He came by car.
New Pope: New Hope?
This Wednesday they learned the name of their new leader, Argentine Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, who will from now on be known as Francis I. After just one day, Pope Francis I was chosen by the 115 Cardinals gathered in conclave. He now becomes the 266th Pope in the history of Catholicism. Catholics: What is your wish for your faith in this new chapter? Tell us in the comments section below.