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Diablo Vista band teacher announced as finalist for county Teacher of the Year

Diablo Vista Middle School music teacher Chavonta Edington has advanced as a finalist at the Contra Costa County level in...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Danville Mom, on May 7, 2022 at 2:44 am | 1 comment | 3025 Views


SRVUSD announces end of Slip schedule for kindergartners

SRVUSD kindergarteners will no longer have the option of Slip schedules, which allow for smaller class sizes and more personalized...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by H, on May 6, 2022 at 8:40 am | 4 comments | 3677 Views


With more enforcement power than ever, state relies on activists to enforce the 'duplex law'

Senate Bill 9 was going to herald the end of the single-family zoning that many see as a reason for the state's housing crisis....

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 5, 2022 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2044 Views


Roadwork set for Round Hill area in Alamo this week

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department has announced a pavement repair project on several Alamo streets this week...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by Chandra, on May 3, 2022 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2468 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 | 4222 Views


BART board reinstates mask requirement

BART riders will once again be required to wear a mask while on BART property after the transit agency's Board of Directors...

Original post made on May. 2, 2022
Last comment by The Dude, on May 2, 2022 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1645 Views


Danville: Planning Commission to vote on proposed self-storage facility downtown

The Danville Planning Commission is set Tuesday to consider approving the final measures necessary to allow for a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by Chris Koenig, on May 2, 2022 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 3920 Views


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 | 2238 Views


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 | 4055 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 | 1732 Views


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 | 1470 Views


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 | 4006 Views


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 | 2764 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. 1251 Views


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 | 4541 Views


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 | 4319 Views


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 | 2304 Views


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 | 5126 Views


'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 | 6865 Views


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 | 5939 Views
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