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Swalwell launches political action committee targeting key election races for Democrats

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) has announced the launch of a political action committee that aims to...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on May 21, 2020 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views

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Contra Costa County eases restrictions for retail, other industries in latest health order

Six Bay Area jurisdictions slightly relaxed the region's COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place order Monday, allowing multiple...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 8:29 am | 14 comments | 16885 Views

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Contra Costa County Superior Court to resume almost-full operations May 26

Most functions of the Contra Costa County Superior Court, including jury service, are set to reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 2168 Views

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Contra Costa County seeks contact tracing volunteers

Contra Costa County health officials are seeking volunteers to be "contact tracers" to research the connections between people...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 20, 2020 at 12:55 am | 3 comments | 2875 Views

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San Ramon: City looks to use general fund reserves to make up for budgetary shortfall from COVID-19

San Ramon city officials say they will be able to make up for budget shortfalls resulting from the coronavirus pandemic using...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Bob duPont, on May 18, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2128 Views

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Specialty's Café & Bakery, headquartered in Pleasanton, going out of business

Specialty's Cafe & Bakery, a restaurant brand headquartered in Pleasanton and operating more than 50 locations in three states,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6767 Views

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Public sector jobs untouched so far in Contra Costa County, but layoffs loom

While many businesses confront financial ruin and unemployment soars, jobs in Contra Costa County's public sector have remained...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by sa_deccl@yahoo.com, on May 15, 2020 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2876 Views

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Newsom proposes deep education, health care cuts in revised state budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his revised state budget proposal Thursday, with deep cuts in education and health care funding...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on May 15, 2020 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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Danville native's journey on 'American Idol' comes to an end

Danville's hometown "American Idol" contestant Grace Leer had her journey come to an end on Sunday, when she was eliminated...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by JS, on May 14, 2020 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 2789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD releases plan for summer school

Summer school will be back in session in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District this year, but it will be held remotely. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 13, 2020 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 3576 Views

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Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation’s “Dine Together” Virtual Dinner Party Touches Hearts and Raises Funds to Support Children with Nephrotic Syndrome while Supporting Local Restaurants

In response to the times, local nonprofit, The Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation (NSF) hosted Dine Together, a Virtual Dinner...

Original post made by Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation on May. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 143 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area breaks from governor, maintains ban on curbside pickup at retail stores

Bay Area health officers warned that the regional COVID-19 shelter-in-place guidelines will remain in place through at least...

Original post made on May. 9, 2020
Last comment by I agrre, on May 11, 2020 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

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San Ramon: Commission to discuss next phase of Dougherty Valley annexation

After a prolonged absence due to Contra Costa County's shelter-in-place order, the San Ramon Planning Commission is set to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2020
Last comment by Longtime SR Resident, on May 10, 2020 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 7613 Views

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DeSaulnier released from hospital, recovering at home in DC

Tri-Valley Congressman Mark DeSaulnier has been released from the hospital over the weekend after battling serious pneumonia...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Teresa Castle, on May 10, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1391 Views

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Pleasanton: Nordstrom store in Stoneridge Shopping Center permanently closing

Nordstrom is closing its department store in Pleasanton's Stoneridge Shopping Center, corporate officials confirmed to the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by HZ, on May 8, 2020 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 9450 Views

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County jail inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Martinez Detention Center

Contra Costa Health Services announced Wednesday that an inmate at the Martinez Detention Facility has tested positive for...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by DLB, on May 7, 2020 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1694 Views

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San Ramon council to consider installing license plate readers and security cameras for police

The San Ramon City Council will discuss equipping its city's streets with automated license plate readers and situational...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by CopFriend, on May 7, 2020 at 9:26 am | 18 comments | 4640 Views

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San Ramon developer acquires new property in Orinda

San Ramon-based housing developer Landsea Homes has announced its newest property acquisition in the region this month, which...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by MM, on May 7, 2020 at 6:43 am | 4 comments | 7880 Views

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Danville: Ben Curry's family holding vigil online on second anniversary of teen's death

Next Friday will mark two years since the on-campus drowning of San Ramon Valley High School freshman Ben Curry, and to remember...

Original post made on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by mrszalewski2, on May 5, 2020 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 3294 Views

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Despite progress, county supervisors say they must 'stay the course' against coronavirus

County health officials on Tuesday credited strong compliance with shelter-in-place orders for enabling relaxation of some...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Matthew, on May 5, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 4763 Views
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