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Momentum builds for new Oakland A's ballpark, but hard work remains

Momentum is building to construct a new baseball stadium at Oakland's Charles P. Howard Terminal with the certification of...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Maskedman, on Feb 25, 2022 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 2515 Views

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County supervisors start process of changing Kirker Pass Road name

Like so many people who've grown up in Contra Costa County, Karen Mitchoff just figured Kirker Pass was named after a rancher...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2022
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Feb 21, 2022 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 6314 Views

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BART likely to need new funding source beyond fare revenue in coming years, budget officials say

BART will likely need a new funding source in the coming years, the transit agency's budget officials said Thursday, as relying...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Feb 18, 2022 at 7:44 am | 2 comments | 3439 Views

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Danville council poised to adopt 'Age-Friendly Roadmap'

The Danville Town Council is set Tuesday to consider formally adopting goals and strategies for the town's senior population,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Feb 15, 2022 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 1545 Views

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Parents lose patience over school mask mandate

Since state health officials decreed the end of the mask mandate for restaurants and grocery stores last week, frustrated...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Feb 15, 2022 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views

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Contra Costa County lifts requirement for vaccine or negative test at restaurants, gyms

Contra Costa Health Services announced Friday that the county would be lifting a health order that required patrons of some...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Feb 14, 2022 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 5763 Views

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County supervisors approve 54 units of micro housing for homeless in San Pablo

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors last week signed off on 54 units of micro housing for the homeless to be built...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by TK, on Feb 11, 2022 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill Foods in San Ramon slated for closure in March

San Ramon residents are set to have one fewer grocery store available, which a neighborhood advocacy group worries is part...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2022
Last comment by B, on Feb 6, 2022 at 11:23 pm | 2 comments | 15220 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. 47 targeted by Dem, GOP lawmakers

A Democratic bill would reverse a key aspect of Proposition 47 by reducing the felony threshold for petty theft and shoplifting,...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Feb 5, 2022 at 12:23 pm | 5 comments | 2027 Views

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What a Week: Back to the grind

Well, a different kind of grind that is. I'm back to work after taking about a month away from the job on paternity leave...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Feb 5, 2022 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2958 Views

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Monte Vista requests exception for vaccine requirement at prom venue

Following unexpected news that the Oakland facility hosting Monte Vista High School's junior prom would now require that...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Feb 5, 2022 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 4374 Views

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Community Briefs: Gun safety forum | County supes' Lunar New Year celebration | Town Talks on arts and recreation | San Ramon committee openings

State Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan is set to host a virtual community forum on gun safety this week, alongside Rep....

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Feb 5, 2022 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 1640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Declining enrollment = declining revenue

Following a two-year stretch of leniency, Tri-Valley school districts face a potentially significant drop in revenue next...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2022
Last comment by H, on Feb 3, 2022 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon: Commission to talk parking for planned hotel

San Ramon Planning Commissioners are set Tuesday for a study session to review the revised concept development plan for parking...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Feb 2, 2022 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 3792 Views

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Rally against COVID mandates draws eyes, honks in downtown Danville

Drivers honked and revved their engines in support of demonstrators protesting against COVID-19 mask and vaccine requirements...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Jan 28, 2022 at 12:56 pm | 7 comments | 7775 Views

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Pleasanton teen brings drag culture to the Tri-Valley

A 17-year-old senior at Amador Valley High School is introducing new audiences to drag culture by organizing and hosting...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Robin Taylor, on Jan 27, 2022 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 4239 Views

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Supes to weigh ordinance banning gas in new developments

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider creating an ordinance requiring electricity become...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Jan 26, 2022 at 8:13 am | 4 comments | 3493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Disturbance at SRRMC results in citizen's arrest, citation

An altercation at San Ramon Regional medical center in which a nurse was allegedly attacked resulted in a citizen's arrest...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Jan 26, 2022 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 7560 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon Kiwanis Club annual request for grant applications

The Kiwanis Club of San Ramon Valley announces its annual grants program with applications opening on 2nd February and closing...

Original post made by Nick+Gant on Jan. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1302 Views

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COVID surge's impact on schools

A new variant of COVID, omicron, made the first week of school following the winter break more than a little challenging....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Jan 21, 2022 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 2335 Views
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