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Crews gain control of brush fire near Finley Road in Tassajara Valley

Firefighters were continuing work to knock down a vegetation fire that sparked Saturday evening after flames spread from...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2021
Last comment by Matty, on Aug 16, 2021 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 7258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton: Family, city agree to settle lawsuit over Jacob Bauer's death for $5.9M, private meeting with police chief

The city and parents of Jacob Bauer have agreed to settle the lawsuit brought over the local man's death in police custody...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 14, 2021 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 4269 Views

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Newsom makes California first state to require teacher vaccines or COVID tests

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday mandated that all California school employees be vaccinated for COVID-19 or be tested weekly....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 13, 2021 at 12:08 am | 4 comments | 1639 Views

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CCHS offering $100 payments for people, organizations who refer others to get vaccinated

Contra Costa Health Services launched a COVID-19 vaccination incentive program Wednesday in which residents and organizations...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by CJ Andreasen, on Aug 12, 2021 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 2053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District attorney clears county sheriff's deputy of criminal liability for 2018 fatal shooting

A Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy lawfully shot and killed a suspect during an attempted arrest in 2018, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Aug 11, 2021 at 8:45 am | 4 comments | 2065 Views

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Campaign aims to eliminate racism's effect on health of Black moms, babies

Five Bay Area counties have launched a campaign to raise awareness around how racism is affecting, even killing, Black moms...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Aug 11, 2021 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 3067 Views

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Walnut Creek council approves police at Nordstrom after spate of 'grab and run' thefts

The Walnut Creek City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement between its Police Department and Nordstrom, allowing...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jim Werle, on Aug 10, 2021 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 3028 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Danville commission to review new commercial building proposed on Front Street

The Danville Planning Commission is set for an early discussion Tuesday on an equity firm's proposal to construct a new two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 10, 2021 at 6:42 am | 1 comment | 7105 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police officer injured in alleged deliberate collision by Danville man

A Danville motorcycle police officer suffered minor injuries Monday afternoon in a collision with a Ford Focus that was driven...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 9, 2021 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 3436 Views

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Free school meals for all here to stay in California

With 1 in every 6 children facing hunger in the U.S., California is the first state to promise every public school student...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by IM2Curious, on Aug 9, 2021 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 2835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five things to know about Newsom's budget deal with Legislature

Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders have reached a spending agreement to help residents recover from the COVID-19 economic...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 8, 2021 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 3004 Views

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U.S. Justice Department joins lawsuits alleging Medicare fraud by Kaiser Permanente

The U.S. Justice Department has joined a series of whistleblower lawsuits alleging that Kaiser Permanente engaged in a years-long...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Aug 8, 2021 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 2098 Views

AROUND TOWN

After tragic discovery on Ridge, Philip Kreycik's family thanks Pleasanton community for 'enormous outpouring of support'

Amid enormous grief and sorrow, the family of Philip Kreycik gathered to thank the Pleasanton community on Thursday for offering...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge orders Danville police officer to stand trial for manslaughter in on-duty shooting

Danville Police Officer Andrew Hall will stand trial on a voluntary manslaughter charge in the 2018 shooting death of Laudemer...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 5, 2021 at 4:55 pm | 17 comments | 4718 Views

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Seeking 'tiny' stories of future dreams

Much can be said in 100 words. This idea (along with the observation that everyone is emerging from a challenging year and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Aug 5, 2021 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

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Mental health impacts of prolonged wildfire smoke vastly unknown, researchers say

Wildfire season in California is damaging, dreaded and, unfortunately, inevitable. And the most Californians can really do...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 5, 2021 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1888 Views

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County supervisors want to require new developments to use electricity over gas

The board asked staff to craft an ordinance amending the county building code to require electricity to be the sole source...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by cathy247, on Aug 4, 2021 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 3946 Views

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Police: Body discovered on Pleasanton Ridge likely that of Berkeley runner Philip Kreycik

A body was found on Pleasanton Ridge, off a game trail beneath a tree, on Tuesday afternoon that authorities believe is likely...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 4, 2021 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 6569 Views

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SRVUSD board set for final meeting before school starts next week

With the new academic year getting underway, the San Ramon Valley school board is set Tuesday to discuss increasing substitute...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Aug 3, 2021 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 3122 Views

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Indoor mask mandates are back in Bay Area as COVID cases surge

Seven Bay Area counties announced Monday that residents will be required to wear masks in nearly all indoor settings, marking...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 2, 2021 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 3585 Views
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