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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

COVID Testing at Long Term Care Facilities

Private health care providers operating within Contra Costa County must now provide timely COVID-19 tests to essential workers...

Original post made by Partha Parthasarathy on Oct. 2, 2020
There are no comments yet. 744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD Board of Education candidates debate ahead of Nov. 3 election

Candidates for the SRVUSD squared off during an online election forum Wednesday evening, taking time to debate over the policies...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Jay, on Oct 2, 2020 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 5632 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Valley Link receives $400 million in Alameda County funding

The Valley Link rail project now has nearly a third of funds needed to build out the planned regional transit system, after...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Nayak4Mayor, on Sep 30, 2020 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2177 Views

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Contra Costa County Supervisors beef up commercial tenant rent, eviction protections

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday enacted new protections for commercial rental tenants who can prove...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Darlene G, on Sep 30, 2020 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 2182 Views

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California sees steep drop in reports of child abuse since school campuses closed

No group in California reports more suspected cases of child abuse than teachers. And with teachers no longer seeing students...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Sep 27, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views

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Staying Healthy: Anxiety is challenging many kids during pandemic

Sheltering in place and remote learning are new ways of life for many Tri-Valley residents, and local mental health experts...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3439 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon: Fourth annual Culture in the Community Celebration going virtual

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, San Ramon's annual Culture in the Community Celebration is going virtual this...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
Last comment by cathy247, on Sep 23, 2020 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 987 Views

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County supervisors mull extending rent, eviction protections

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote Tuesday on whether, and how, to extend protections for residential...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Sep 22, 2020 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 1296 Views

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Six candidates vie for three seats on Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Board of Directors

The Central San Board of Directors is one of the special districts is set to appear on San Ramon Valley voters' ballots during...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2020
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 21, 2020 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 12908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal Krolikowski leaving San Ramon Valley High, accepts job in Palo Alto

San Ramon Valley High School principal Jason Krolikowski has announced that he will be leaving the Danville school after...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 19, 2020 at 5:43 pm | 2 comments | 4498 Views

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MTC seeks comments on new I-680 toll express lanes north of San Ramon Valley

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is asking Bay Area residents to learn about, and comment on, regional express...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Pete, on Sep 17, 2020 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 3944 Views

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Danville cancer care advocate wins national award

Danville resident Lori Garcia has been awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team Lead of the Year award by the American Cancer...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Maria Johnson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 3627 Views

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Some changes as Contra Costa County adopts state restrictions for coronavirus blueprint

Most regulations were already closely aligned with state policies; however, county officials say the move simplifies the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Mark Lonergan, on Sep 16, 2020 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 4129 Views

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Secretary of State Padilla talks voting access, safety in November election

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla spoke to reporters last week about voting access and safety this year during the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Sep 16, 2020 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

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Rep. DeSaulnier to participate in 'Conversation on Race' town hall

Local U.S. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will be participating in a virtual Conversation on Race town hall on Tuesday, and...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Sep 15, 2020 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

CityWalk Master Plan approved as council denies residents' appeal

The San Ramon City Council unanimously denied an appeal challenging the city's approval of the CityWalk Master Plan, which...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Patrick, on Sep 10, 2020 at 6:37 pm | 3 comments | 11873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville seeks residents to serve on advisory board openings

The town of Danville is recruiting residents to volunteer for openings available on several vitally important advisory boards...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3170 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon: Residents appeal CityWalk Master Plan; City Council to debate Tuesday

The San Ramon City Council is set Tuesday to consider resident group's appeal of the CityWalk Master Plan, which includes...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2020
Last comment by vikee, on Sep 8, 2020 at 9:15 am | 5 comments | 5018 Views

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Walnut Creek: City signs off on bond issue for Christian school construction

The Walnut Creek City Council on Tuesday approved the issuance of up to $20 million in tax-exempt bonds by a local Christian...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2020
Last comment by Carol H, on Sep 7, 2020 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2941 Views

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Contra Costa Community College District trustees knocked for ethics violations

Another assertion upheld by that investigation is that Gordon, while intoxicated, called several district employees and fellow...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2020
Last comment by Vicky Vino, on Sep 5, 2020 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 6255 Views
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