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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County DA determines 2021 fatal police shooting was justified

The county DA's office on Friday released a report concluding that the fatal shooting of a man by Pittsburg police at an...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Happenings 2022

The winter holiday season is officially upon us. Here's our review of the events calendar in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Nov 25, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 713 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff's office inundated with concealed weapon permit requests

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office says it has been inundated with requests for concealed carry weapon permits since...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by David, on Nov 24, 2022 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 1204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD discusses updates to athletics policies

Officials and community members at the San Ramon Valley Unified School District debated updates to district policies on its...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2022
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Nov 21, 2022 at 2:27 pm | 29 comments | 2523 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

vanZee pulls ahead to healthy lead in latest election count for SRVUSD Area 1

More than a week after the election, the race for SRVUSD Area 1 has flipped again, with current leader Jesse vanZee now at...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2022
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:06 am | 7 comments | 2780 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Contra Costa DA won't press charges in 2020 police shooting

The use of force by police resulting in the 2020 death of Juan Carlos Ayon Barraza in Richmond was "reasonable under the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Nov 19, 2022 at 8:59 pm | 9 comments | 1918 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Around the Valley: Influencing elections

A close look at San Ramon's 2022 candidate campaign finance filings set off alarm bells for me. It appears special interests...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Nov 18, 2022 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 1462 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election: Petersen regains lead over vanZee in latest count for SRVUSD Area 1

The results of the race for the one competitive seat on the SRVUSD board have flipped twice so far as county officials continue...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Nov 11, 2022 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 3271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I Am Voting For Jesse vanZee on Tuesday from a Mom of 3 Children in Alamo

Of the three candidates running for SRVUSD Area 1 School Board, Jesse vanZee is the only candidate who has demonstrated a...

Original post made by Hilarie Bako on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by H, on Nov 10, 2022 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Vote for vanZee to bring change to SRVUSD

All three candidates have admirable strengths and would serve with dedication, but only Jesse vanZee promises to bring the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2022
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Nov 9, 2022 at 9:59 pm | 26 comments | 4560 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Settlement announced over Chevron diesel fuel leak in 2021

The county DA's Office and state Department of Fish and Wildlife on Friday announced a settlement with Chevron over a leak...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by The Dude, on Nov 8, 2022 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around the Valley: Red flags

The news of the arrest of local teacher Nicholas Moseby on charges of sexually abusing teen girls sent shockwaves through...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Nov 8, 2022 at 10:15 am | 5 comments | 3322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paul Pelosi attack and restraints on our police

Many in the Bay Area have come to the defense of alleged "mentally ill" criminals and against the police who have to shoot...

Original post made by D on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Haley Jacobson, on Nov 8, 2022 at 9:38 am | 11 comments | 435 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California might levy a new tax on oil companies. Here's what to know

Here are the basics of the new windfall profit tax Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed, and how similar taxes have worked in the past. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Nov 8, 2022 at 6:10 am | 1 comment | 1088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Vote Bauer-Kahan and Kumagai for State Assembly, Swalwell and DeSaulnier for Congress representing Tri-Valley

Here are the Weekly editorial board's endorsements of candidates for State Assembly and U.S. House of Representatives positions...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by Grant Richardson, on Nov 5, 2022 at 3:42 pm | 7 comments | 1961 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA Becton to announce charging decision in fatal Danville police shooting

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton will announce Friday whether or not she is charging former Danville police...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Nov 1, 2022 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What a Week: My first Halloween as a dad

This year of firsts for me rings in another milestone on Monday as our growing 10-month-old son experiences Halloween No....

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Oct 30, 2022 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville: No criminal charges against ex-deputy in Tyrell Wilson's death

DA Diana Becton announced that she will not be filing criminal charges against ex-sheriff's deputy Andrew Hall for fatally...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Oct 30, 2022 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 3841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors set to launch Office of Racial Equity and Social Justice

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will hear recommendations about the structure and other details about...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2022
Last comment by Harrison Tamaki, on Oct 29, 2022 at 3:17 pm | 11 comments | 1797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police warn residents of phone scam from callers posing as officers

Someone is posing as a Danville police officer to scam callers, Police Chief Allan Shields warned residents on Monday. Callers...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by Marion Davis, on Oct 29, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 1026 Views
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