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County unions seek referendum to overturn Board of Supervisors' pay raise
Contra Costa County public employees unions have started to gather signatures for a referendum to overturn the county Board... Last comment on Nov 24, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 13 comments

Danville moves closer to plastic bag ban
The town of Danville is on track to implementing a ban on single-use carryout plastic bags after the town council expressed... Last comment on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 23 comments

DPD releases video of restaurant break-in
Danville police have released surveillance footage of a recent break-in at Los Panchos restaurant in the hopes of catching... Last comment 8 hours ago | 6 comments

Elderly man dies in San Ramon house fire
An elderly man died after a two-alarm house fire in southern San Ramon on Saturday morning, according to a fire district... Last comment on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:46 am | 4 comments

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Danville PD offers holiday safety tips
As many families begin shopping for gifts and taking trips, the Danville Police Department has offered tips to residents to help prevent burglary and theft during the holidays. Wednesday, 3:50 PM

San Ramon chamber announces business and community award winners
The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners for its Night of the Stars Business and Community Awards, set to be presented next week. Wednesday, 2:11 PM

Danville's tree lighting set for Friday
Downtown Danville is set to host its annual Lighting of the Old Oak Tree on Friday (Nov. 28). Wednesday, 2:12 PM | 1 comments

San Ramon attorney pleads guilty in fatal 2012 crash
A San Ramon attorney pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter in connection with the 2012 death of a bicyclist in Dublin, according to a district attorney's office spokeswoman. Tuesday, 5:15 PM | 2 comments

Danville nonprofit hosts fundraiser to benefit Ugandan refugees
FUNDaFIELD, a nonprofit organization founded by Danville siblings, is holding an online fundraiser called "Home by the Holidays" to help displaced Ugandan refugees.
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Zone 7 gets grant funding for drought, conservation projects
The Zone 7 Water Agency, which supplies water to the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD), will be awarded $3 million in grants for drought-relief projects and another $282,000 to increase its water conservation programs, the California Department of Water Resources announced earlier this month. Tuesday, 5:21 PM

Authorities ID San Ramon fatal fire victim
Authorities on Monday identified the San Ramon man who died as a result of a weekend house fire as 69-year-old Douglas Trampetti. Monday, 6:36 PM

Ex-candidate pleads to election fraud for Danville residency controversy
A former Alameda County candidate pleaded to three misdemeanor counts of election fraud this week to resolve the criminal case that arose after authorities said she misled election officials by claiming to live in San Leandro while actually residing in Danville. Sunday, 7:07 PM

3 SVMS students taken to hospital after science class evacuation
Three students from Alamo's Stone Valley Middle School were taken to area hospitals as a precaution after reporting they felt unwell during a science class activity Thursday morning, according to a school district spokeswoman. Sunday, 7:16 PM | 7 comments

County seeks humanitarian award nominees
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is asking county residents to submit nominees for the 2015 Humanitarian of the Year and Student Humanitarian of the Year awards. Tuesday, 10:09 PM

Danville moves closer to plastic bag ban
The town of Danville is on track to implementing a ban on single-use carryout plastic bags after the town council expressed initial support for a proposed local ordinance during its meeting Tuesday night. Wednesday, 3:28 PM | 23 comments


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