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If Newsom is recalled, how would a Republican governor get anything done?

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Sep 4, 2021 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 2469 Views

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With recall looming, Newsom gets some help from friends in Legislature

Democratic leaders in the Legislature shield Gov. Gavin Newsom from having to decide some controversial bills during the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 31, 2021 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1847 Views

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Bill to allow more density in single-family zones passes Assembly

A housing bill that would loosen up restrictions in single-family zones by allowing subdivisions for up to four dwellings...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 27, 2021 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

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Study links smoke from 2020 wildfires to rise in COVID cases, deaths

A new study that links wildfire smoke with rising COVID-19 infections and deaths did not surprise local experts, who said...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 26, 2021 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 3791 Views

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Gavin Newsom report card: What he has done, and what he hasn't

Since taking office in 2019, California's governor has made progress on education and other key issues, but left much to...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 25, 2021 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 3224 Views

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Dublin school board member files claim against district over then-trustee wife's death at volunteer event on campus

DUSD Trustee William Kuo has filed a negligence claim against the district citing a lack of 'basic safety protocols' at the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Aug 23, 2021 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 5123 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Remembering my dad, Harry Miller

As I write this, I am still stuck looking for words to describe my feelings. The obvious words like saddened, devastated,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2021
Last comment by cathy247, on Aug 18, 2021 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views

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San Ramon Valley firefighter serves the public locally and internationally

Firefighters often join the profession because of a drive to serve others, a drive that rarely lies dormant once the shift...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Aug 18, 2021 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 3989 Views

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Crews gain control of brush fire near Finley Road in Tassajara Valley

Firefighters were continuing work to knock down a vegetation fire that sparked Saturday evening after flames spread from...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2021
Last comment by Matty, on Aug 16, 2021 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 6086 Views

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Newsom makes California first state to require teacher vaccines or COVID tests

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday mandated that all California school employees be vaccinated for COVID-19 or be tested weekly....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 13, 2021 at 12:08 am | 4 comments | 969 Views

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CCHS offering $100 payments for people, organizations who refer others to get vaccinated

Contra Costa Health Services launched a COVID-19 vaccination incentive program Wednesday in which residents and organizations...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by CJ Andreasen, on Aug 12, 2021 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1449 Views

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Campaign aims to eliminate racism's effect on health of Black moms, babies

Five Bay Area counties have launched a campaign to raise awareness around how racism is affecting, even killing, Black moms...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Aug 11, 2021 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1992 Views

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Walnut Creek council approves police at Nordstrom after spate of 'grab and run' thefts

The Walnut Creek City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement between its Police Department and Nordstrom, allowing...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jim Werle, on Aug 10, 2021 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 2017 Views

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Free school meals for all here to stay in California

With 1 in every 6 children facing hunger in the U.S., California is the first state to promise every public school student...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by IM2Curious, on Aug 9, 2021 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 2127 Views

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U.S. Justice Department joins lawsuits alleging Medicare fraud by Kaiser Permanente

The U.S. Justice Department has joined a series of whistleblower lawsuits alleging that Kaiser Permanente engaged in a years-long...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Aug 8, 2021 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

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Seeking 'tiny' stories of future dreams

Much can be said in 100 words. This idea (along with the observation that everyone is emerging from a challenging year and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Aug 5, 2021 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

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Mental health impacts of prolonged wildfire smoke vastly unknown, researchers say

Wildfire season in California is damaging, dreaded and, unfortunately, inevitable. And the most Californians can really do...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 5, 2021 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1014 Views

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County supervisors want to require new developments to use electricity over gas

The board asked staff to craft an ordinance amending the county building code to require electricity to be the sole source...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by cathy247, on Aug 4, 2021 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 3362 Views

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Police: Body discovered on Pleasanton Ridge likely that of Berkeley runner Philip Kreycik

A body was found on Pleasanton Ridge, off a game trail beneath a tree, on Tuesday afternoon that authorities believe is likely...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 4, 2021 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 5537 Views

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SRVUSD board set for final meeting before school starts next week

With the new academic year getting underway, the San Ramon Valley school board is set Tuesday to discuss increasing substitute...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Aug 3, 2021 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2037 Views
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