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Danville mayor, councilwoman file election papers
A pair of Danville Town Council seats are up for election this November, and the two incumbents were the first candidates... Last comment on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments

Fruit from Costco, Trader Joe's recalled after detection of possibly harmful bacteria
A California packing company is recalling whole fruit sold through Costco, Trader Joe's and other retailers after possibly... Last comment on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:35 am | 2 comments

Contra Costa unemployment rises 0.2%
Unemployment rates in the Bay Area increased slightly from May to June, bucking a downward trend statewide, according to... Last comment on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54 am | 2 comments

TRAFFIX expands bus service to San Ramon Valley High
TRAFFIX will be expanding bus services to include San Ramon Valley High on a one-year trial basis for the upcoming school... Last comment on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:55 am | 2 comments

 
 
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San Ramon council addresses water-use strategies
San Ramon's water sustainability -- past, present and future -- was the main topic of conversation Tuesday at the City Council meeting. Friday, 3:31 PM

Dead bird in Danville among 11 new West Nile virus cases
Contra Costa County has seen 11 new positive cases of West Nile virus in mosquitoes, chickens and dead birds, including one crow found in Danville, officials announced Friday. Friday, 10:44 AM

Governor signs truck fuel efficiency bill
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by improving the fuel efficiency of trucks that move goods in California. Friday, 1:58 PM

Four candidates in San Ramon Valley school board race so far
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has three Board of Education seats up for election this fall and so far four people have taken the first step toward entering the race. Thursday, 5:21 PM | 3 comments

Cuisine creations: A look inside Safeway Culinary Kitchens
In the Safeway Culinary Kitchens in Dublin, executive chef Jeff Anderson and his team explore new ways to bring food to the table and establish farm-to-table avenues for fresh products. Thursday, 10:31 AM

Danville residents, police to take part in National Night Out
Danville residents can join forces with neighbors and Danville police to celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 5. Thursday, 11:54 AM

Danville mayor, councilwoman file election papers
A pair of Danville Town Council seats are up for election this November, and the two incumbents were the first candidates to qualify for the race. Wednesday, 3:54 PM | 8 comments

TRAFFIX expands bus service to San Ramon Valley High
TRAFFIX will be expanding bus services to include San Ramon Valley High on a one-year trial basis for the upcoming school year, according to Danville town officials. Wednesday, 2:22 PM | 2 comments

Spare the Air alert issued as triple-digit temps loom
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday, when possible triple-digit temperatures and low winds are expected to create unhealthy pollution in the region. Thursday, 1:52 PM

Contra Costa unemployment rises 0.2% in June
Unemployment rates in the Bay Area increased slightly from May to June, bucking a downward trend statewide, according to data released Friday by California's Employment Development Department. Wednesday, 10:35 AM | 2 comments

Tri-Valley Heroes
We are seeking nominations and sponsorships for the Tri-Valley Heroes awards program, our salute to the individuals, groups or organizations that stand out because of their actions, integrity or honor. Tuesday, 6:29 PM