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House Ethics Committee closes investigation into Swalwell, takes no action

The House Ethics Committee has ended its investigation into U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell without taking any further action related...

Original post made on May. 24, 2023
Last comment by Helen Burks, on May 31, 2023 at 11:21 am | 22 comments | 1931 Views


About-face: Why Newsom relented, released $1 billion despite lackluster local homeless plans

Two weeks after withholding $1 billion in homelessness funding over lackluster local plans, the governor is now yielding. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Harrison Tamaki, on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views


Report identifies Bay Area's most segregated neighborhoods of white wealth; Alamo ranks 15th

A new report by the Bay Area Equity Atlas says 10% of the region's census tracts are segregated "areas of white wealth" --...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2022
Last comment by Latrelle Wilkins, on Sep 6, 2022 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 3374 Views


First monkeypox case confirmed in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County's first case of monkeypox has been confirmed, and COVID-19 transmission is back on the rise countywide,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3385 Views


Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the U.S.,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2022
Last comment by Fergus Young, on Jul 4, 2022 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 2331 Views


Contra Costa DA Becton's husband named in sex abuse lawsuit

Lawyers for an alleged victim of child sex abuse by an employee of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Richmond wants...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by D, on May 2, 2022 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 4346 Views


'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 | 1842 Views


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. 1300 Views


Redistricting: New maps split portions of Tri-Valley

Following last week's vote by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission to approve final maps ahead of their Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2021
Last comment by Claire M, on Dec 30, 2021 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 4199 Views


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 IvoryHoward, on Oct 13, 2021 at 8:27 am | 4 comments | 3507 Views


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 | 4255 Views


It's a date: Newsom recall election set for Sept. 14

After months of uncertainty, the second recall election in California history will be Sept. 14, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 9, 2021 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 4585 Views


Three things to know about Gavin Newsom's spending spree

Gov. Newsom is proposing to spend California's $100 billion windfall on schools, small businesses, homelessness and more,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by, on May 18, 2021 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 5091 Views


Weekly lighting of Mount Diablo beacon to end this weekend

The beacon atop Mount Diablo, which volunteers have lit each Sunday during the COVID-19 pandemic, will see its weekly illumination...

Original post made on May. 16, 2021
Last comment by Gwen, on May 16, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 4305 Views


RE: Derek Chauvin verdict

Accountability. We can't bring back George Floyd, but today we got accountability for his murder and accountability is the...

Original post made by Isaiah Campbell, Tri-Valley for Black Lives on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Local Man, on Apr 21, 2021 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 1139 Views


Newsom blasts 'naysayers and dooms-dayers' as he touts pandemic progress

In his State of the State speech on Tuesday, Gov. Newsom declared that the pandemic is nearly over and reached out to key...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by Maskedman, on Mar 16, 2021 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 4132 Views


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 | 5312 Views


Contra Costa County part of new stay-at-home order to take effect here Sunday

Contra Costa is among five Bay Area counties to announce a new health order to take effect in the coming days, getting out...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 5, 2020 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 17752 Views


San Ramon Valley candidates raise hundreds of thousands amid pandemic election season

While the ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have hampered traditional campaigning this election season, hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Oct 29, 2020 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 6869 Views


Lawsuit: Uber pressures drivers to support Prop 22

"For months, Californians have received aggressive messaging in support of controversial ballot initiative, Proposition...

Original post made by Senor Citizen on Oct. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1338 Views
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