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AROUND TOWN

Danville: Protesters visit Contra Costa sheriff's home in caravan demonstration

Approximately 100 motorists turned out for a car protest through Danville on Monday afternoon, in the most recent Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by MAWA, on Jun 18, 2020 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 2447 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board approves contract for Malloy to become next SRVUSD superintendent

John Malloy officially agreed to a three-year contract on June 9 that includes a base salary of $340,792 per year, exclusive...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 18, 2020 at 7:14 am | 4 comments | 2416 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon resident Luz María Gómez declares candidacy for City Council

The race to lead San Ramon officially has its first non-incumbent candidate throw their hat into the ring, with the announcement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by Stephen Maris, on Jun 17, 2020 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 4398 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

The choice model: Dublin Unified advances plan for reopening schools

Dublin Unified is moving forward with a plan to reopen schools in the fall that allows families to choose whether their student...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3960 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Supervisors approve cuts in library jobs and hours

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved laying off more than 30 library workers and adjusting county...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1202 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon police chief bans carotid restraint as part of response to '8 Can't Wait'

San Ramon Police Chief Craig Stevens issued a letter to the community late Friday afternoon addressing all eight policy points...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 16, 2020 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 3444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council to review budget proposal with $5M in cuts due to COVID-19 impacts

While the town of Danville is no exception to the COVID economy, town officials say despite looming $5 million budget cuts,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Dan Davis, on Jun 16, 2020 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional Rail Authority seeks $400 million for Valley Link project

The Alameda County Transportation Commission recently opened a 45-day comment period to consider requests from the Tri-Valley-San...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1716 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo club among 24 Hour Fitness centers closing for good amid pandemic

San Ramon-based 24 Hour Fitness chain is preparing to open many of its locations as novel coronavirus restrictions are eased,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2020
Last comment by Grandma, on Jun 15, 2020 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to consider confirming contract for new superintendent

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to discuss appointing John Malloy, Ed.D., as the next superintendent to lead the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2020
Last comment by Parent , on Jun 14, 2020 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palmer School, 81-year-old private campus, closes abruptly in Walnut Creek

The Palmer School for Boys and Girls, a Walnut Creek-based private school that has served students in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2020
Last comment by Former Palmer Student, on Jun 14, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 5983 Views

RESTAURANTS

Danville Town Council approves downtown street closures for outdoor dining

In response to the town's effective local curtailment of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Danville Town Council has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2020
Last comment by B. Johnson, on Jun 11, 2020 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 5851 Views

AROUND TOWN

DSRSD wastewater service charge hearing next Tuesday

Dublin San Ramon Services District will hold a public hearing during the Board of Directors regular meeting next Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Yiao-tee Hsia, on Jun 10, 2020 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville debates closing downtown streets for outdoor dining as county health lifts more restrictions

The Danville Town Council will consider closing some streets in downtown to give local restaurants additional space to offer...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by Danville resident 33+ years, on Jun 8, 2020 at 7:45 pm | 9 comments | 5039 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 Virginia McDonnell, on Jun 5, 2020 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of demonstrators close streets in non-violent protest in Dublin

Hundreds of protesters shut down the streets in central Dublin on Monday afternoon, as Tri-Valley residents joined the numerous...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jun 5, 2020 at 8:46 am | 12 comments | 8715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Contra Costa County declares indefinite curfew in response to civil unrest

Starting on Tuesday, the curfew requires Contra Costa County residents and visitors to stay indoors from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m....

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Sci Geek, on Jun 5, 2020 at 7:44 am | 7 comments | 11763 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon residents take to the streets in mass demonstration against racism, police brutality

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of San Ramon on Wednesday evening in a mass demonstration that condemned racism...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Sci Geek, on Jun 5, 2020 at 7:15 am | 27 comments | 10099 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor says hair salons can reopen in 47 counties; Contra Costa not on list

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that 47 counties across the state, including Solano and Napa counties, can reopen hair...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Davy tran, on Jun 4, 2020 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 10062 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gold Award benefits visually impaired children in India

When Saachi Bhayani mulled over ideas for her Girl Scout Gold Award project, she knew she wanted to help underserved youngsters...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Member, on Jun 4, 2020 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1504 Views
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