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Livingston wins fourth term as Contra Costa County sheriff

Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner David Livingston is poised to serve for a fourth term, defeating a challenge to his seat...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by Lillian Jacobs, on Jun 22, 2022 at 4:07 pm | 24 comments | 1989 Views

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Walnut Creek neighbors battle massive Seven Hills Ranch project

Seven Hills Ranch is surrounded. And not just by opponents of a planned large senior residential care development on the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2022
Last comment by Michele Sheehan, on Jun 19, 2022 at 7:52 am | 1 comment | 3207 Views

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Danville council to discuss Downtown Master Plan update

The Danville Town Council is set for a study session Tuesday in which they will review an update on the long-discussed Downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by ddmom, on Jun 14, 2022 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1532 Views

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Becton takes victory for re-election as Contra Costa County district attorney

Contra Costa County DA Diana Becton is set to continue in her position for a second full term after finishing Election Night...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by Chantelle Davis, on Jun 14, 2022 at 8:13 am | 14 comments | 2836 Views

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FDA advisory panel recommends emergency use approval of Novavax COVID vaccine

An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted last week to recommend an emergency use authorization for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Jun 13, 2022 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 1333 Views

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Contra Costa County homelessness jumps nearly 35% since 2019

There are nearly 35% more homeless people in Contra Costa County than three years ago, according to an annual survey of homelessness,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by Felicity Walters, on Jun 11, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 1637 Views

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Time-served sentence for shooter in Steinle case will not end his American legal odyssey

Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate, a Mexican national who fired the shot that killed Pleasanton native Kate Steinle on Pier 14 in 2015,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Jun 9, 2022 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 3007 Views

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Staying Healthy: Tri-Valley mom turns to activism during son's drug battle

Jacqui Berlinn had been quiet about her son's battle with drug addiction, until a picture she saw on social media -- and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by Local Fun Guy, on Jun 6, 2022 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 2983 Views

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Soros-backed PAC spends $1.95 million on local DA campaign

A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has contributed more than $1.95 million to Diana...

Original post made on May. 30, 2022
Last comment by Madeleine Mills, on Jun 1, 2022 at 5:21 am | 5 comments | 2033 Views

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Four in the running for Contra Costa County clerk-recorder

Contra Costa County voters will have their choice of candidates for their next clerk-recorder with a range of backgrounds...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Also a Parent and also a Voter, on May 31, 2022 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 14352 Views

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Man arrested after shooting in downtown Danville

A young man from Concord with an outstanding burglary warrant was taken into custody in Danville after police allege he fired...

Original post made on May. 29, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 29, 2022 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 12902 Views

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What a Week: Why no endorsements

You may have noticed our editorial board has not issued endorsements ahead of this primary election. I know some candidates...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Birkman Tillary, on May 29, 2022 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 1661 Views

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Election preview: Andrews, Kramer battle for Contra Costa County assessor seat

Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer is facing a challenge to his seat for the first time since 2010, by political newcomer...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 21, 2022 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 6454 Views

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Measure G puts future of vehicle abatement program in county voters' hands

Amid a county election season with a number of hotly contested races, at least one item on the ballot in the upcoming primary...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 19, 2022 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 6569 Views

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California's $100 billion surplus: What to know about Newsom's spending plan

Gov. Gavin Newsom reveals his revised May budget, including his inflation relief plan and spending priorities on education,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by nd1976, on May 16, 2022 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 973 Views

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EBMUD customers to see 8% drought surcharge starting July 1

Facing down a second consecutive dry year, the East Bay Municipal Utility District board decided this week to impose an 8%...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 12, 2022 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 1863 Views

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Danville: Commission to vote on 2-story, mixed-use building on Hartz Avenue

The Danville Planning Commission is set Tuesday to consider allowing a proposed development consisting of condos, commercial...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Dapper Danville, on May 11, 2022 at 7:05 pm | 3 comments | 2957 Views

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Diablo Vista band teacher announced as finalist for county Teacher of the Year

Diablo Vista Middle School music teacher Chavonta Edington has advanced as a finalist at the Contra Costa County level in...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Danville Mom, on May 7, 2022 at 2:44 am | 1 comment | 2096 Views

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With more enforcement power than ever, state relies on activists to enforce the 'duplex law'

Senate Bill 9 was going to herald the end of the single-family zoning that many see as a reason for the state's housing crisis....

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 5, 2022 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 1198 Views

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BART board reinstates mask requirement

BART riders will once again be required to wear a mask while on BART property after the transit agency's Board of Directors...

Original post made on May. 2, 2022
Last comment by The Dude, on May 2, 2022 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 893 Views
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