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San Ramon Regional to host blood drive amid national shortage
Amid a severe national shortage in available blood for hospitals, San Ramon Regional Medical Center is hosting a blood drive... Last comment on Jul 29, 2021 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment

Bay Area health officers urge masking indoors regardless of vaccination, but stop short of new mandate
A coalition of Bay Area health officials urged residents across the region Friday to resume wearing a mask indoors regardless... Last comment on Jul 18, 2021 at 6:32 pm | 1 comment

NFL assistant coach Greg Knapp dies from injuries sustained in San Ramon traffic collision
New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp died on Thursday from injuries sustained five days earlier in San Ramon when his... Last comment on Jul 23, 2021 at 8:47 am | 1 comment

Diablo: Residents clash over public access of short-cut to Mount Diablo
A 25-foot pathway in Diablo has become the site of a legal battle over the public's right to access it, with a collection... Last comment on Jul 29, 2021 at 10:55 am | 7 comments

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"Godbeams Over Danville"
This image was taken just at daybreak from a hillside on the west side of the 680 fwy. The sun is low on the horizon causing the sun beams to be filtered by the clouds producing expanding "godbeams" over the town of Danville. This image won best of show in the recent Tri-Valley Photo contest. Submitted by Richard Valenti on Jan 24, 2014


Driver charged with felony manslaughter for May crash that killed teacher from San Ramon
An Antioch man has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter in connection with a daytime crash at the intersection of Crow Canyon and Bollinger Canyon roads that killed San Ramon resident and teacher Susan Guinee in May. Sunday, 10:49 AM

County superintendents: Kids should begin school year in classrooms
School superintendents in Contra Costa County and five others along with the city of Berkeley jointly announced their support Friday for full in-person classes for the entirety of the 2021-22 school year. Sunday, 10:50 AM

Tri-Valley youth hold forum on future of campus police officers
Tri-Valley youth recently led a virtual community forum to discuss police presence on local school campuses and the future role of school resource officers (SROs). Sunday, 10:52 AM

Walnut Creek keeps outdoor dining program through 2021, considers permanent extension
Walnut Creek officials are considering whether to keep outdoor dining parklets a permanent fixture of the city after extending the city's outdoor dining program through the end of the year. Sunday, 10:49 AM

2.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Mount Diablo
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that a 2.5 magnitude earthquake occurred at 10:38 p.m. Saturday in the Black Hills, about 6.3 miles east of Danville and just south of Mount Diablo. Sunday, 10:56 AM

Pleasanton community steps up to support missing runner's family
Pleasanton residents, businesses and officials continue to offer their help and support to friends and relatives of a man who disappeared earlier this month at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park. Thursday, 8:32 PM

State law prohibits law enforcement from posting mugshots on social media
Police departments across California will no longer be able to splash mugshots over social media following a big arrest under a new state law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom in July. Sunday, 10:51 AM

'Is something around the corner?' Small businesses reopen to find new challenges
California's economy is no longer at its nadir. But small businesses are still working to get back to normal, and are struggling with hiring, child care for their workers and uncertainty of future outbreaks. Saturday, 10:34 PM

Tri-Valley REACH celebrating 30th anniversary
For the past three decades, Tri-Valley REACH has worked to support the community by providing housing opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities so they can pursue independent living. Thursday, 12:16 PM

PPIC poll finds two-thirds of California residents concerned about water supply, wildfires
Nearly two-thirds of state residents are concerned about the water supply in their region and the increase of wildfires and drought due to climate change, according to polling data released by the Public Policy Institute of California. Sunday, 10:51 AM

Contra Costa supervisors leave ban on vaping sales in place
Contra Costa County's ban on the sale and delivery of electronic smoking devices and cannabis e-liquids will remain in place, the board of supervisors decided Tuesday. Wednesday, 8:35 PM

Forever chemicals: California unveils health goals for contaminated drinking water
California has taken the first big step toward regulating "forever chemicals." Its proposed goals, which aim to make cancer risk negligible, are lower than federal guidelines for drinking water. Saturday, 10:35 PM

Pleasanton: Family extends $25,000 reward in Sydney West case in honor of her birthday
The family of former Pleasanton resident Sydney 'Syd' West, the college student who has been missing since last being seen in San Francisco last September, has extended the $25,000 reward in the case in honor of her 20th birthday. Wednesday, 8:30 PM


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