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No criminal charges pursued in San Ramon crash that killed NFL coach Greg Knapp
Contra Costa County prosecutors have declined to pursue criminal charges against the driver of the vehicle that struck cyclist... Last comment 12 hours ago | 5 comments

Walnut Creek: Three charged with fraud in workers' compensation scheme
The former owners of two Bay Area painting companies were arraigned last Monday in an Oakland court on fraud charges filed... Last comment 13 hours ago | 2 comments

Staying Healthy: Work-life harmony as a 'three-legged stool'
A study in selflessness, Reena Gupta's work has centered on helping others, and her personal life has been deeply affected... Last comment on Sep 24, 2021 at 8:53 am | 1 comment

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... Last comment on Sep 10, 2021 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments

 
 
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Staying Healthy: Traffic trends in Tri-Valley give officials cause for concern
A rash of traffic collisions in the Tri-Valley this year between pedestrians and motorists, including a handful of fatalities, has local law enforcement and other officials reminding residents to take extra care on roadways lately. Monday, 1:46 PM

San Ramon council to talk pension expense reductions at special meeting
San Ramon council members are set to consider recommendations from staff regarding strategies to potentially reduce expenses for city employee pensions during a special meeting on Tuesday. Monday, 2:46 PM

Danville: Planning Commission set for study session on housing outreach
Following months of effort aimed at involving the local community in decisions about how to address housing challenges facing the town, planning commissioners in Danville are set to discuss what these efforts have looked like and... Monday, 2:35 PM

Preliminary agreement approved for better mental health care at Santa Rita Jail
U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins preliminarily approved a settlement in a federal class action lawsuit against Alameda County over mental health care at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and at any other Alameda County jail. Monday, 9:11 PM

No criminal charges pursued in San Ramon crash that killed NFL coach Greg Knapp
Contra Costa County prosecutors this week declined to pursue criminal charges against the driver of the vehicle that struck cyclist Greg Knapp, an NFL assistant coach who died after the collision in San Ramon in July. Friday, 6:07 PM | 5 comments

Sinkhole prompted warning for drivers in Alamo
Drivers were urged to avoid the area near the intersection of Valley Oaks Drive and Stone Valley Road in unincorporated Alamo on Friday evening due to a sinkhole, Contra Costa County emergency officials said. Sunday, 12:59 PM

Walnut Creek: Three charged with fraud in workers' compensation scheme
The former owners of two Bay Area painting companies were arraigned last Monday in an Oakland court on fraud charges filed by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office and the California Department of Insurance. Sunday, 12:26 PM | 2 comments

Livermore news site to launch next month
Embarcadero Media Group, parent company of the Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com, is launching a community news site in the Tri-Valley: LivermoreVine.com. Sunday, 11:57 AM

Who's dying in California from COVID-19?
California's COVID-19 deaths are skewing younger, with the average age dropping seven years in September. Death rates are increasing for most racial groups, particularly Latinos. Sunday, 11:55 AM

Staying Healthy: Tri-Valley man recognized by 49ers for community service
Pleasanton's Dave Moirao was honored by the SF 49ers as this year's recipient of the organization's Community Quarterback Award, which recognizes volunteers who show leadership, dedication and a commitment to bettering the Bay Area. Sunday, 10:58 AM

Dublin principal returning to duty from admin leave after investigation into confrontation with parent, student
A Dublin middle school principal who was placed on administrative leave last week will be back to work on Monday, Dublin Unified School District officials have confirmed. Sunday, 12:06 PM | 1 comments

As California's drought deepens, water use drops only 1.8%
Next year's cuts in water supply could go even deeper as severe drought grips nearly 90% of California. Residents of the North Coast and Bay Area conserved more than Southern Californians did. Sunday, 11:54 AM

San Ramon again pushes out debate over 404-unit City Village residential project
Rather than moving the application for an ambitious housing project forward this week, as anticipated, the San Ramon Planning Commission opted to extend public hearings for the proposed 404-unit City Village development into next month Thursday, 6:30 PM

County health order requiring vaccination proof or negative test for gyms, indoor dining takes effect
Starting Wednesday in Contra Costa County, patrons of restaurants, gyms and other indoor businesses will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative test. Tuesday, 11:45 AM | 1 comments

City Center debuts: Curry Up Now opens first Tri-Valley location, PREP salon expands to San Ramon
Curry Up Now, once a humble food truck on the Peninsula, has expanded to locations as far and wide as New Jersey and Georgia since its origins. However, the popular Bay Area chain hadn't made it to the Tri-Valley area -- until now. Wednesday, 4:23 PM

 

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