Last Week in San Ramon: March 20 to 26

Didn't get a chance to read up during the week? Here's a look at what happened.

Fitness: San Ramon Valley students are in better shape than their counterparts across the county and state, .

Only 6 percent of the 29,000 students in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District aren't getting enough exercise, per the 2009-10 report on California Physical Fitness Report for grades 5, 7 and 9.

Parks: San Ramon got a new park – .

The4.5-acre 'Bark and Ride' on Bollinger Canyon Road has a separate dog and kids park.

Cop scandal: A San Ramon pimping case was tossed because of its connection to the recent arrest of Norm Wielsch, who up until a month was a state agent head of a narcotics task force. to read more.

Planning the future: The City Council continued its discussion on what changes to make to the General Plan 2030 – the main guide for development in the city. Read our coverage .

Honoring our veterans: Sentinels of Freedom, a San Ramon-based nonprofit that helps wounded military veterans re-enter civilian life, received a prestigious award this month.

Organization founder Mike Conklin said it's the highest honor because it was awarded by the Daughters of the American Revolution, .

Camp San Ramon: It's time to start planning for summer if you plan to enroll your child in one of the city's many camps.


Most read: Our most popular column – by far – this week was our story about how Grace Walters overcame a learning disability to find success at school and on the soccer field.

To read it for yourself, .

If we missed anything, or if you want to let us know about upcoming events or share a news tip, zap an e-mail to jenniferw@patch.com.


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