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Visitors to East Bay parks asked to wear face masks

The East Bay Regional Park District on Friday asked parks visitors to wear face masks or other face coverings in accordance...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2020
Last comment by AJB, on Apr 27, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 2243 Views


Tri-Valley BART director criticizes GM for lack of detail in budget presentation

BART Director Debora Allen blasted General Manager Bob Powers on Thursday for not providing enough details on the budget...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on Apr 27, 2020 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 2235 Views


Contra Costa Transportation Authority earns $7.5M grant for autonomous vehicle projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $7.5 million grant to support three autonomous vehicle demonstration...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Mary Lima, on Sep 25, 2019 at 1:43 am | 1 comment | 2231 Views


San Ramon: Rep. Swalwell holds town hall at Dougherty Valley High

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) held a town hall meeting at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon on Aug. 21, where...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Sep 5, 2019 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views


Stay green this holiday season with these eco-friendly tips

New year’s resolutions are a month away but getting a jump start on making a healthier planet is never a bad idea. These...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Luz Gomez, on Dec 17, 2019 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2218 Views


Former East Bay Parks union treasurer guilty of embezzlement

A former treasurer of a union representing East Bay Regional Parks workers has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Nov 18, 2018 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 2217 Views


BART board approves new fare hikes

The BART Board of Directors reversed course last week and approved three fare hikes following initial disagreement on fare...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on Jun 18, 2019 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 2204 Views


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
There are no comments yet. 2199 Views


Pleasanton, Dublin residents among plaintiffs in BART lawsuit over mob attacks

Six BART passengers who were beaten, threatened or robbed by mobs of young people in three separate incidents in March and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Tracy, on Sep 20, 2017 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 2181 Views


Bauer-Kahan scores triple legislative victory in Sacramento

Three bills written by Tri-Valley Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) were signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 8, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2178 Views


San Ramon City Council to discuss new FCC regulations for wireless cell facilities

San Ramon’s wireless cell facility policies will be the main topic of conversation during the city council’s regular...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Dante W Verizon Employee, on Aug 10, 2019 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 2174 Views


CPUC approves higher electricity fees for customers who buy from local program

The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco on Thursday approved a revised fee calculation that...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Light Bulb, on Oct 16, 2018 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2171 Views


Castlewood moving forward with 'ADA+Remodel' upgrade plans

The Castlewood Country Club, after members voted to reject a takeover by the Bay Club, is moving ahead with plans to remodel...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by Skooter, on May 31, 2019 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 2166 Views


San Ramon: Commission to again talk fire training facility

Officials from the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District will meet with the San Ramon Planning Commission on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 17, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 2160 Views


Bauer-Kahan introduces climate change and gender equity legislation

A trio of bills from local Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) were introduced in the State Legislature last week,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2021
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 9, 2021 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2155 Views


PG&E won't pay $4M Camp Fire fine from $13.5B wildfire victims' fund

PG&E announced in San Francisco Monday that it has given up a controversial plan to pay a $4 million criminal fine to Butte...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Nicholas Carlin, on Mar 31, 2020 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2153 Views


What should be the qualifications of an Alamo MAC member?

Dear Dolores, In the e-exchanges of our regional and corridor neighborhoods, a common question is "WHO is qualified to...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by RandyB, on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 2153 Views


Secretary of State Padilla talks voting access, safety in November election

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla spoke to reporters last week about voting access and safety this year during the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Sep 16, 2020 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 2146 Views


Docs delay payment to help quadriplegic's companion

When Duke, a chocolate Lab companion dog to quadriplegic Ken Quilici, desperately needed surgery, veterinarians offered a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Claudia, on Jul 2, 2010 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2136 Views


County supervisors to consider banning sales of e-cigarettes

The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors are poised to approve on Tuesday a ban on the sale of vaping devices including e-cigarettes,...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by Hamilton, on Nov 11, 2019 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2098 Views
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