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Comment deadline extended for Contra Costa County drilling plan

The public comment period for a proposed exploratory oil and gas drilling operation west of Brentwood, on rural Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
Last comment by Chalyse, on May 23, 2020 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD selects Toronto's top administrator as superintendent finalist

The SRVUSD Board of Education has identified Toronto director of education John Malloy, Ed.D., as its preferred candidate...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Tim, on May 22, 2020 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 2397 Views

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Danville: Popular Fourth of July parade to go on, in live-stream mode

The 2020 Danville Fourth of July Parade, a Contra Costa County institution for more than 60 years that draws more than 30,000...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by RWR, on May 22, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 9 comments | 2333 Views

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Swalwell launches political action committee targeting key election races for Democrats

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) has announced the launch of a political action committee that aims to...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on May 21, 2020 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 975 Views

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Contra Costa County eases restrictions for retail, other industries in latest health order

Six Bay Area jurisdictions slightly relaxed the region's COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place order Monday, allowing multiple...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 8:29 am | 14 comments | 16236 Views

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Contra Costa County Superior Court to resume almost-full operations May 26

Most functions of the Contra Costa County Superior Court, including jury service, are set to reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 1916 Views

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Contra Costa County seeks contact tracing volunteers

Contra Costa County health officials are seeking volunteers to be "contact tracers" to research the connections between people...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 20, 2020 at 12:55 am | 3 comments | 2729 Views

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San Ramon: City looks to use general fund reserves to make up for budgetary shortfall from COVID-19

San Ramon city officials say they will be able to make up for budget shortfalls resulting from the coronavirus pandemic using...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Bob duPont, on May 18, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1989 Views

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Specialty's Café & Bakery, headquartered in Pleasanton, going out of business

Specialty's Cafe & Bakery, a restaurant brand headquartered in Pleasanton and operating more than 50 locations in three states,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6567 Views

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Public sector jobs untouched so far in Contra Costa County, but layoffs loom

While many businesses confront financial ruin and unemployment soars, jobs in Contra Costa County's public sector have remained...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by sa_deccl@yahoo.com, on May 15, 2020 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2530 Views

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Newsom proposes deep education, health care cuts in revised state budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his revised state budget proposal Thursday, with deep cuts in education and health care funding...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on May 15, 2020 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 949 Views

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Danville native's journey on 'American Idol' comes to an end

Danville's hometown "American Idol" contestant Grace Leer had her journey come to an end on Sunday, when she was eliminated...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by JS, on May 14, 2020 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 2664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD releases plan for summer school

Summer school will be back in session in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District this year, but it will be held remotely. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 13, 2020 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 3291 Views

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Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation’s “Dine Together” Virtual Dinner Party Touches Hearts and Raises Funds to Support Children with Nephrotic Syndrome while Supporting Local Restaurants

In response to the times, local nonprofit, The Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation (NSF) hosted Dine Together, a Virtual Dinner...

Original post made by Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation on May. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 120 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area breaks from governor, maintains ban on curbside pickup at retail stores

Bay Area health officers warned that the regional COVID-19 shelter-in-place guidelines will remain in place through at least...

Original post made on May. 9, 2020
Last comment by I agrre, on May 11, 2020 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 990 Views

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San Ramon: Commission to discuss next phase of Dougherty Valley annexation

After a prolonged absence due to Contra Costa County's shelter-in-place order, the San Ramon Planning Commission is set to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2020
Last comment by Longtime SR Resident, on May 10, 2020 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 7482 Views

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DeSaulnier released from hospital, recovering at home in DC

Tri-Valley Congressman Mark DeSaulnier has been released from the hospital over the weekend after battling serious pneumonia...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Teresa Castle, on May 10, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1260 Views

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Pleasanton: Nordstrom store in Stoneridge Shopping Center permanently closing

Nordstrom is closing its department store in Pleasanton's Stoneridge Shopping Center, corporate officials confirmed to the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by HZ, on May 8, 2020 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 8999 Views

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County jail inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Martinez Detention Center

Contra Costa Health Services announced Wednesday that an inmate at the Martinez Detention Facility has tested positive for...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by DLB, on May 7, 2020 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1585 Views

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San Ramon council to consider installing license plate readers and security cameras for police

The San Ramon City Council will discuss equipping its city's streets with automated license plate readers and situational...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by CopFriend, on May 7, 2020 at 9:26 am | 18 comments | 4465 Views
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