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Can't fly anymore: Swalwell bill targets abusive airline passengers

Local congressman Eric Swalwell is one of two lawmakers who have introduced a bill that aims to tame the trend of aggressive...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 30, 2022 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 1457 Views

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EBMUD mandates 10% cuts to customers' water use

Aiming to curb water use, the board of the East Bay Municipal Utility District on Tuesday mandated a 10 % reduction districtwide,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by dlq, on Apr 28, 2022 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 3180 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Turbocharging' our worst impulses: Obama speaks at Stanford about dangers the internet poses to democracy

The former president urged tech leaders to use Silicon Valley's spirit of innovation to tackle the serious threats facing...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by D, on Apr 26, 2022 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

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New state task force sets out to combat declining student enrollment rates

A task force that will help combat declining student enrollment rates throughout California was announced last week by Tony...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
Last comment by MO, on Apr 25, 2022 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 848 Views

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Appellate court overturns conviction in Tri-Valley police chase over improper questioning

A defendant found guilty and sentenced to prison for leading law enforcement on a freeway chase between San Ramon and Dublin...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Apr 25, 2022 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 2809 Views

AROUND TOWN

What a Week: Time to party like it's ...

The fair usually delivers remarkable quality and variety of concerts; this year's series promises much the same (on paper,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 22, 2022 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1898 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congress Must Continue Its Commitment to Alzheimer's Research!

Like all of you, I'm thankful that COVID is calming down and we can hug and start seeing friends and family again! I've been...

Original post made by Pam Montana on Apr. 19, 2022
There are no comments yet. 970 Views

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Editorial: When term limits aren't really limits

In our research, we've learned Livermore is not alone in the Tri-Valley -- Pleasanton and Dublin 'term limits' are in fact...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by dand d, on Apr 15, 2022 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 2912 Views

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Main county jail opens new module for inmates with mental health concerns

Contra Costa County has opened a new module at the Martinez Detention Facility for inmates with mental illness. The county...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 14, 2022 at 6:22 pm | 3 comments | 3329 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reward increased in cold-case murder of Jenny Lin in Castro Valley

The murder of a 14-year-old girl in her Castro Valley home that rocked the Bay Area has gone unsolved for the last 28 years,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 12, 2022 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 1610 Views

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Water, wildlife returning to Pacheco Marsh and Walnut Creek

Since the levees to Suisun Bay were breached nearly six months ago, the landscape of Pacheco Marsh has changed dramatically....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2022
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Apr 11, 2022 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 3793 Views

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'Institutional abuse.' 'Tumultuous 15 months.' Public records reveal new details of investigation into CCCCD's ex-chancellor

Prior to announcing a resignation agreement with the district's former chancellor, trustees and cabinet members at the Contra...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Apr 7, 2022 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 5609 Views

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Chevron named in monster antitrust suit claiming big oil conspired with Russia, OPEC to limit production

A massive lawsuit last Monday in federal court alleges an antitrust conspiracy two years ago by big oil companies including...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by Maskedman, on Apr 6, 2022 at 7:03 am | 4 comments | 4139 Views

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Congressmen secure millions for Tri-Valley projects

A half-dozen projects in Tri-Valley communities, as well as a handful of others with countywide impacts, were earmarked for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 3, 2022 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 2433 Views

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Danville: County to pay $4.5M to family of Tyrell Wilson, second man fatally shot by deputy Andrew Hall

Contra Costa County will pay $4.5 million to the family of a homeless man who was fatally shot in Danville one year ago by...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 3, 2022 at 8:15 am | 17 comments | 3888 Views

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Demonstrators call on Contra Costa County Sheriff Livingston to step down

More than a dozen activists and family members of those who have died in police custody demonstrated outside of the Contra...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 2, 2022 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 7678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prosecutors group chides Sheriff Livingston for email lauding ex-deputy Hall, lambasting DA Becton

The Prosecutors Alliance of California has asked the county's Board of Supervisors to audit the disciplinary practices in...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by Lance Mirrison, on Mar 30, 2022 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 4021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD: Board to consider raises for management, discuss budget assumptions

SRVUSD trustees are slated to review budget assumptions for the upcoming school year, in addition to considering raises for...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by MO, on Mar 30, 2022 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2195 Views

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Demonstrators gather with father of Tyrell Wilson on anniversary of deadly Danville police shooting

Family and supporters of both men shot and killed 2-1/2 years apart by the same sheriff's deputy in Danville gathered Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Mar 29, 2022 at 10:27 pm | 16 comments | 1984 Views

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What a Week: Can't talk about it

Some of the most interesting items at a public meeting revolve around the things that aren't talked about. Or, more like,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Mar 26, 2022 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 1746 Views
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