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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, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 378 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, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 835 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 | 768 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 | 6497 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 | 1032 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 | 1405 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 | 3779 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. 900 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. 819 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 | 2302 Views

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With recall looming, Newsom gets some help from friends in Legislature

Democratic leaders in the Legislature shield Gov. Gavin Newsom from having to decide some controversial bills during the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 31, 2021 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charlotte Wood MS parents

If you’re the parent of a child who was released early Tuesday, please contact me at [email protected]

Original post made by Gina+M+Channell,+Publisher on Aug. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 861 Views

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Bill to allow more density in single-family zones passes Assembly

A housing bill that would loosen up restrictions in single-family zones by allowing subdivisions for up to four dwellings...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 27, 2021 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1002 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are small business owners angry enough at Gavin Newsom to throw him out of office?

The COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns slammed small business owners. But opinions vary on whether that should lead to a Newsom...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 26, 2021 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 2203 Views

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Study links smoke from 2020 wildfires to rise in COVID cases, deaths

A new study that links wildfire smoke with rising COVID-19 infections and deaths did not surprise local experts, who said...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 26, 2021 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 3640 Views

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Gavin Newsom report card: What he has done, and what he hasn't

Since taking office in 2019, California's governor has made progress on education and other key issues, but left much to...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 25, 2021 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 3066 Views

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Dublin school board member files claim against district over then-trustee wife's death at volunteer event on campus

DUSD Trustee William Kuo has filed a negligence claim against the district citing a lack of 'basic safety protocols' at the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Aug 23, 2021 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 4985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Justice For Tyrell Sign

Tyrell Wilson was throwing rocks from the overpass of the Sycamore Valley Road at cars driving below on Highway 680, which...

Original post made by D on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Aug 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm | 3 comments | 785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Details emerge about Florida homicide warrant for man arrested in San Ramon

A young man arrested in San Ramon following a lengthy police search this week is facing a felony murder count in connection...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 21, 2021 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 12649 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Remembering my dad, Harry Miller

As I write this, I am still stuck looking for words to describe my feelings. The obvious words like saddened, devastated,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2021
Last comment by cathy247, on Aug 18, 2021 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1531 Views
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