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DeSaulnier hosting virtual town hall on 'impeachment and 25th Amendment'

In response to last week's assault on the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is supporting congressional colleagues' effort...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 12, 2021 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 1153 Views

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As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, local Reps. DeSaulnier and Swalwell escape unharmed

Local U.S. Reps. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) were among hundreds of legislators who fled the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Local Man, on Jan 7, 2021 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 2367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gretchen's legacy

Before Pleasanton's Gretchen Piscotty died in 2018 after battling ALS, her husband Mike and their three sons promised her...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by Bester, on Jan 6, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 2920 Views

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State has administered just 35% of COVID-19 vaccines received to date

California has administered just 35% of the COVID-19 vaccine doses it has received to date, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Maskedman, on Jan 5, 2021 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

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Ken Sandy, Danville's first police chief, dies from COVID-19

Ken Sandy, Danville's first and longest-serving police chief and a Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy from 1965 until his...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by CJ Andreasen, on Jan 5, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 4524 Views

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Legislators increase pressure to open schools as most stay closed this fall

A group of state Assembly members has co-authored a bill that would require schools to at least partially physically reopen...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
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Danville: Town officials ask residents to commit to combating coronavirus amid recent surge

Danville has documented 170 new cases of COVID-19 within the past two weeks, a significant spike that has town officials...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Local Man, on Jan 4, 2021 at 12:36 pm | 13 comments | 4380 Views

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Bay Area's stay-at-home order in effect until at least Jan. 8, state officials say

State stay-at-home orders will remain in effect in the Bay Area until at least Jan. 8 with potential to extend depending...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dalen, on Jan 4, 2021 at 6:12 am | 1 comment | 1825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD cancels planned return to in-person learning in January

Amid the worst surge of coronavirus cases in the Bay Area since the pandemic began nearly a year ago, the SRVUSD Board of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jan 1, 2021 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 10389 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon police open fire after suspect vehicle drags officer while trying to escape

San Ramon police fired several shots at a suspect who allegedly dragged an officer by their car while trying to flee the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2020
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Dec 30, 2020 at 7:48 am | 5 comments | 3407 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants' lawsuit against outdoor dining restrictions on hold in Contra Costa County

A lawsuit against Contra Costa County over early adoption of a health order banning outdoor dining at restaurants is on hold...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Daenerys Targaryen, on Dec 29, 2020 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 5834 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Former assemblywoman Baker appointed to Fair Political Practices Commission

Dublin resident and former two-term California assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been appointed to the state's Fair Political...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by Matty, on Dec 23, 2020 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 3439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outgoing mayor Bill Clarkson reflects on nearly a decade as San Ramon's top elected official

Longtime civic leader Bill Clarkson is officially stepping away from public office after more than 22 years, and while many...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by geezer36, on Dec 21, 2020 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 6019 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Report: Suspected spy targeted Swalwell, other politicians

National news outlet Axios released an expose story this week after a yearlong investigation into the actions of a Chinese...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Ocean Dean, on Dec 21, 2020 at 8:03 am | 6 comments | 20587 Views

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Stanford's resident doctors protest exclusion from first round of COVID-19 vaccinations

When Stanford Health Care gave the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Friday, most of its resident physicians, many of whom...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:27 am | 1 comment | 1491 Views

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Contra Costa DA makes stricter interim asset forfeiture rules permanent

Making an interim policy permanent, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton has strengthened rules governing civil...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Dec 20, 2020 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 3842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Large tree falls, blocks Danville Boulevard in front of SRVHS

A large tree fell and is blocking Danville Boulevard in front of San Ramon Valley High School on Thursday morning, according...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 18, 2020 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 2314 Views

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Dublin City Council passes new gun storage law

Gun owners in Dublin will soon be required to store their firearms inside a locked container or keep it disabled with a trigger...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Joe Theguy, on Dec 17, 2020 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 2345 Views

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Bauer-Kahan reintroduces bill to help prevent wildfires

Legislation aiming to fight potential wildfires started by utility companies that fall short of safety standards was reintroduced...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Darlene G, on Dec 17, 2020 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All 11 greater Bay Area counties now under stay-at-home order as region's ICU capacity falls below 15%

The entirety of the greater Bay Area region moved into the state's coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home order Wednesday as the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Matty, on Dec 17, 2020 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1917 Views
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