News

View all | Post your own topic

Contra Costa County expected to enter red tier in 2-3 weeks as COVID cases decline
Public health officials told the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Tuesday they're making enough progress against... Last comment 17 hours ago | 2 comments

Recall debate continues as petitions hit streets targeting three SRVUSD board members
The debate on the attempted removal of three Board of Education members over school reopenings has kicked into gear in the... Last comment 17 hours ago | 4 comments

What a Week: Time to think redistricting
Should be a straightforward process, right? Not so much. Arduous is more like it. And that's just the literal process of... Last comment on Feb 19, 2021 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment

San Ramon: Council OKs new Costco gas station on Fostoria Way
The San Ramon City Council approved plans for a 32-pump Costco gas station across the street from the company's Danville... Last comment on Feb 18, 2021 at 2:44 pm | 13 comments

 
 
See complete photo gallery | Upload your photo

"Christmas Lights in Danville"
This house in the Woodranch neighborhood of Danville continues to add more lights to its annual display. Thousands of families drive by the Dana Highlands Court home each year. Submitted by David Williams on Dec 11, 2011

 
 
 
News

SRVUSD intends to open in-person learning full time in the fall
The SRVUSD board has announced its intention to return schools to in-person instruction full time for the fall 2021 semester, issuing staff directions to plan for students to be back at their campuses for the 2021-22 school year. Friday, 2:07 PM

Charges filed against company owner over worker's death at San Ramon job site
The owner of a Concord-based landscaping company was charged this week with two felonies in connection with the death of an employee at a worksite in San Ramon nearly three years ago, prosecutors said Thursday. Thursday, 3:48 PM

State settles teens' lawsuit, allowing high school athletes to resume indoor competitions
High school athletes will soon be able to resume indoor sports competitions if their county's COVID-19 case rates are below 14 per 100,000, holding them to the same rules as college athletes. Friday, 4:26 PM

San Ramon nurse appearing on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'
DeShae Alcorn, RN, BSN, who works as an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, is appearing on the upcoming episode of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" set to air this Sunday (March 7). Wednesday, 6:01 PM

Newsom signs $6.6B school reopening legislative package
Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders celebrated the signing Friday of a $6.6 billion legislative package intended to support the statewide reopening of grades K-6 by the end of the month and grades 7-12 in early April. Friday, 4:26 PM

County approves eminent domain for Alamo traffic circle at dangerous intersection
Alamo got closer to getting a traffic roundabout for a dangerous intersection on Tuesday, when the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a deal to acquire the necessary land through eminent domain. Wednesday, 4:19 PM

State allows stadiums, entertainment venues and amusement parks to reopen at limited capacities
For the first time in roughly a year, Bay Area residents will be able to attend outdoor sporting and entertainment events and amusement parks, state officials announced Friday. Friday, 4:25 PM

Comedy in Place with Liz Grant and Friends brings virtual laughs to Danville
Comedians will once again be bringing their signature styles to Danville viewers, when Comedy in Place with Liz Grant and Friends returns next weekend. Thursday, 3:06 PM

What a Week: New voice to lead East Bay Parks
New leadership is coming to the East Bay Regional Park District, and she's a heavy hitter from Bay Area city government administration: Sabrina Landreth, the former city administrator for Oakland. Thursday, 2:46 PM

County expected to enter red tier in 2-3 weeks as COVID cases decline
Public health officials told the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Tuesday they're making enough progress against COVID-19 to say the county will likely emerge from the state's most restrictive purple tier within 2-3 weeks. Tuesday, 3:41 PM | 2 comments

Livermore Valley Opera presenting 'Triple Treat'
Livermore Valley Opera is again offering an operatic extravaganza with a series of free online concerts on LVOpera Channel on YouTube. 'Triple Treat 2021' will feature professional opera singers performing in three concerts... Thursday, 4:47 PM

Culinary Angels expands into San Ramon Valley
Tri-Valley nonprofit Culinary Angels is growing its effort to supply nutritious (and delicious) meals to help sustain the health of local patients facing cancer or other serious medical conditions. Wednesday, 10:23 PM

Fair food favorites returning with outdoor dining this month
The Alameda County Fairgrounds is showcasing many of the popular foods synonymous with the annual summer fair at a special event running this month in Pleasanton. Wednesday, 10:25 PM

Recall debate continues as petitions hit streets targeting three SRVUSD board members
The debate on the attempted removal of three Board of Education members over school reopenings has kicked into gear in the SRVUSD, with recall petitioners beginning to collect signatures throughout the affected trustee areas. Monday, 2:25 PM | 4 comments

 

Get the most important local news stories sent straight to your inbox daily.