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Ken Sandy, Danville's first police chief, dies from COVID-19

Ken Sandy, Danville's first and longest-serving police chief and a Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy from 1965 until his...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by CJ Andreasen, on Jan 5, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 4105 Views

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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
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Danville: Town officials ask residents to commit to combating coronavirus amid recent surge

Danville has documented 170 new cases of COVID-19 within the past two weeks, a significant spike that has town officials...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Local Man, on Jan 4, 2021 at 12:36 pm | 13 comments | 4106 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon Planning Commission approves plans for new 32-pump Costco gas station

In a split decision during its meeting Tuesday, the San Ramon Planning Commission approved plans for a new 32-pump Costco...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Mike Paul, on Jan 4, 2021 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 6461 Views

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Bay Area's stay-at-home order in effect until at least Jan. 8, state officials say

State stay-at-home orders will remain in effect in the Bay Area until at least Jan. 8 with potential to extend depending...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dalen, on Jan 4, 2021 at 6:12 am | 1 comment | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD cancels planned return to in-person learning in January

Amid the worst surge of coronavirus cases in the Bay Area since the pandemic began nearly a year ago, the SRVUSD Board of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jan 1, 2021 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 9875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon police open fire after suspect vehicle drags officer while trying to escape

San Ramon police fired several shots at a suspect who allegedly dragged an officer by their car while trying to flee the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2020
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Dec 30, 2020 at 7:48 am | 5 comments | 3073 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants' lawsuit against outdoor dining restrictions on hold in Contra Costa County

A lawsuit against Contra Costa County over early adoption of a health order banning outdoor dining at restaurants is on hold...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Daenerys Targaryen, on Dec 29, 2020 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 5463 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Former assemblywoman Baker appointed to Fair Political Practices Commission

Dublin resident and former two-term California assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been appointed to the state's Fair Political...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by Matty, on Dec 23, 2020 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 3193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outgoing mayor Bill Clarkson reflects on nearly a decade as San Ramon's top elected official

Longtime civic leader Bill Clarkson is officially stepping away from public office after more than 22 years, and while many...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by geezer36, on Dec 21, 2020 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 5626 Views

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Report: Suspected spy targeted Swalwell, other politicians

National news outlet Axios released an expose story this week after a yearlong investigation into the actions of a Chinese...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Ocean Dean, on Dec 21, 2020 at 8:03 am | 6 comments | 3044 Views

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Stanford's resident doctors protest exclusion from first round of COVID-19 vaccinations

When Stanford Health Care gave the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Friday, most of its resident physicians, many of whom...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:27 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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Contra Costa DA makes stricter interim asset forfeiture rules permanent

Making an interim policy permanent, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton has strengthened rules governing civil...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Dec 20, 2020 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 3567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Large tree falls, blocks Danville Boulevard in front of SRVHS

A large tree fell and is blocking Danville Boulevard in front of San Ramon Valley High School on Thursday morning, according...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 18, 2020 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 1994 Views

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Dublin City Council passes new gun storage law

Gun owners in Dublin will soon be required to store their firearms inside a locked container or keep it disabled with a trigger...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Joe Theguy, on Dec 17, 2020 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 2083 Views

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Bauer-Kahan reintroduces bill to help prevent wildfires

Legislation aiming to fight potential wildfires started by utility companies that fall short of safety standards was reintroduced...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Darlene G, on Dec 17, 2020 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All 11 greater Bay Area counties now under stay-at-home order as region's ICU capacity falls below 15%

The entirety of the greater Bay Area region moved into the state's coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home order Wednesday as the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Matty, on Dec 17, 2020 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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Contra Costa County supervisors to consider steeper health order fines

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is scheduled to discuss (and perhaps approve) new administrative...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2020
Last comment by CCResident, on Dec 16, 2020 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 6063 Views

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Walnut Creek: 42,000 gallons of gasoline discharged in underground spill

An underground gasoline spill discovered in Walnut Creek last month is prompting a cleanup effort and investigation by several...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
Last comment by Jon B., on Dec 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 3772 Views

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County: Vaccine coming as case numbers skyrocket

Front-line health workers and residents of senior care homes and other congregant-care facilities could be given the first...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Dec 11, 2020 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 1813 Views
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