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Commission orders Contra Costa County judge removed from bench for misconduct
A state judicial commission in San Francisco on Wednesday ordered Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge John Laettner... Last comment on Nov 9, 2019 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments

Danville: Police issue 63 traffic-related citations in four hours
Spurred by a reported increase in vehicle collisions in the downtown area, the Danville Police Department held a traffic... Last comment 13 hours ago | 3 comments

Iron Horse Middle School ends lockdown instigated by graffiti threat
Iron Horse Middle School was placed on lockdown for more than three hours Thursday in what school district officials called... Last comment on Nov 7, 2019 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments

San Ramon: Commission set for update on City Center Mixed Use Master Plan
The San Ramon Planning Commission will once again meet to discuss the 4,500-housing unit project proposed by Bishop Ranch... Last comment on Nov 6, 2019 at 2:24 pm | 8 comments

 
 
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"Mt. Diablo Wildfire"
A thick layer of smoke from the Mt. Diablo wildfire covers the hills of Blackhawk creating a sensational sunset. Submitted by Perry Lentine on Aug 25, 2010

 
 
 
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Danville council to talk legislative housing update, Bicycle Master Plan
Danville's Town Council members are set to meet for an informational study session on Tuesday morning, where they will discuss a variety of pressing issues facing the town such as housing and a townwide Bicycle Master Plan. Monday, 10:30 AM

Danville: Police issue 63 traffic-related citations in four hours
Spurred by a reported increase in vehicle collisions in the downtown area, the Danville Police Department held a traffic enforcement saturation event on Wednesday and issued a total of 63 citations to unsafe drivers and others. Sunday, 5:12 PM | 3 comments

County supervisors to consider banning sales of e-cigarettes
The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors are poised to approve on Tuesday a ban on the sale of vaping devices including e-cigarettes, plus the sale of menthol and other flavored cigarettes and tobacco products. Sunday, 5:58 PM

Tri-Valley Hero: E. Trent Thompson, using art to help others
When the artist opened his studio at The Switch in Livermore, he befriended a homeless woman named Syndey living near the entrance. Thompson had the idea to paint her with creative nuances to acknowledge her as a valuable person. Sunday, 5:13 PM

Around Pleasanton: After decades of military and civic service, Chris Miller is stepping away
Chris Miller, a retired lieutenant colonel in the Army who served in Vietnam and for decades since has boosted veterans' awareness programs, is taking a well-deserved leave from the many civic programs he has championed. Sunday, 5:30 PM

Iron Horse Middle School ends lockdown instigated by graffiti threat
Iron Horse Middle School was placed on lockdown for more than three hours Thursday in what school district officials called “an extreme abundance of caution" after graffiti threatening a shooting was found on a bathroom wall. Thursday, 1:50 PM | 3 comments

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly
The unexpected death Sunday of Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson has prompted statements in tribute from elected officials and community leaders. Sunday, 8:30 PM

Honoring veterans: Tri-Valley's annual parade pays tribute to those who served
Check out photos from Mike Sedlak of this year's Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade, a celebratory procession that featured local veteran service organizations, community groups and civic leaders. Thursday, 1:23 PM

Tri-Valley Hero: The Nimmo family, standing up to anxiety
Tri-Valley Hero recipients tend to savor the spotlight, but when the Nimmo family of Pleasanton accepted the Courage award last month, the moment was quiet and somber. Thursday, 1:24 PM

Blackhawk residents talk parcel tax, local burglaries at public safety town hall
Blackhawk community members had the opportunity to talk about fire and criminal activity concerns with their public safety officials Tuesday evening during a public safety town hall. Wednesday, 3:07 PM

San Ramon: Coach accused of sexually assaulting former player
A longtime soccer coach and current director of operations for San Ramon FC Soccer Club was arrested by the San Ramon Police Department last week for allegedly sexually assaulting one of his former athletes. Tuesday, 5:06 PM

Golden View Elementary principal resigning at end of month
Golden View Elementary School principal Vanessa Cutler will be resigning from her position for unspecified personal reasons effective Nov. 29. Monday, 2:38 PM | 1 comments

 

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