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AROUND TOWN

Eugene O'Neill Festival returns to Danville this month

The Eugene O'Neill Festival makes its return, with virtual presentations as well as live events, to celebrate the renowned...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Oct 1, 2021 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

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Community college district board puts Chancellor Reece on paid admin leave for 'personnel matters'

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board voted Tuesday night to place second-year Chancellor Bryan Reece...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Dave Williams , on Sep 30, 2021 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 3834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters make quick work of vegetation fire off Bollinger Canyon Road

Firefighters from the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District quickly shut down a vegetation fire off Bollinger Canyon...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Becky Bhatt, on Sep 30, 2021 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 2300 Views

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Sinkhole prompted warning for drivers in Alamo

Drivers were urged to avoid the area near the intersection of Valley Oaks Drive and Stone Valley Road in unincorporated Alamo...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3555 Views

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Staying Healthy: Traffic trends in Tri-Valley give officials cause for concern

A rash of traffic collisions in the Tri-Valley this year between pedestrians and motorists, including a handful of fatalities,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Sep 28, 2021 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 3353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walnut Creek: Three charged with fraud in workers' compensation scheme

The former owners of two Bay Area painting companies were arraigned last Monday in an Oakland court on fraud charges filed...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 27, 2021 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 6925 Views

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Contra Costa health order requiring vaccination proof for gyms, indoor dining takes effect Wednesday

Starting Wednesday in Contra Costa County, patrons of restaurants, gyms and other indoor businesses will need to show proof...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5768 Views

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Wells Middle School principal will return on Monday

A Dublin middle school principal who was placed on administrative leave last week will be back to work on Monday, Dublin...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by The Dude, on Sep 26, 2021 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 2349 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Staying Healthy: Work-life harmony as a 'three-legged stool'

A study in selflessness, Reena Gupta's work has centered on helping others, and her personal life has been deeply affected...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Lynn Naylor, on Sep 24, 2021 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 2457 Views

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Power restored after turkey causes 3-hour outage affecting thousands in San Ramon Valley

Power was restored to roughly 3,300 PG&E customers in Danville and San Ramon on Wednesday morning after a three-hour outage...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Sep 24, 2021 at 5:40 am | 2 comments | 4310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Glazer among lawmakers targeting reforms to California's recall process

After beating back an effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic lawmakers began to set the stage Wednesday for reforming...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 16, 2021 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 3763 Views

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Newsom prevails in California's recall election

The attempt to throw Gov. Gavin Newsom out of office failed by a wide margin, according to vote counts released Tuesday night...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Sep 16, 2021 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 3205 Views

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Polling error: How one survey changed the Newsom recall campaign

The early August survey suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom would get ousted -- and scared Democrats and progressives into ramping...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Sep 14, 2021 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 1457 Views

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Contra Costa DA Becton launches re-election bid

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton has announced that she is seeking re-election to a second full term as...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by Justice for Family, on Sep 13, 2021 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 8636 Views

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Feds to mandate large businesses to require vaccination or frequent tests

President Joe Biden has directed federal labor officials to draft a mandate that businesses with 100 or more employees must...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by MO, on Sep 13, 2021 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1799 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

What a Week: 'And the winner is…'

One of our projects at home for 2021 has been to watch all of the Oscar-winning Best Pictures in order. We've finished the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Sep 12, 2021 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 3556 Views

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Contra Costa health officials say COVID-19 deaths are up, pandemic could linger for years

COVID-19-related death rates in Contra Costa County are now higher than any time since March, and nearly all of the new county...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 10, 2021 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 7017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tri-Valley students reflect on Holocaust through writing, artwork

Artwork and writing by Tri-Valley youth that illustrate the importance of remembering and learning about the Holocaust is...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1808 Views

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Aid for Afghanistan: How to help and where to donate … in the Bay & beyond

Amid the recent turmoil and rapidly deteriorating situation that has developed in the wake of the official U.S. withdrawal...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1455 Views

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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 | 2903 Views
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