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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Contra Costa County part of new stay-at-home order to take effect here Sunday

Contra Costa is among five Bay Area counties to announce a new health order to take effect in the coming days, getting out...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 5, 2020 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 15714 Views

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Governor announces new state-at-home order triggered by regional ICU capacity

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new stay-at-home order Thursday that will be targeted at regions of the state with diminished...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Dec 4, 2020 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 26260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COVID-19 outbreak hits Del Amigo High School in Danville

A small alternative education school in Danville is coping with a COVID-19 outbreak that sickened eight adults led to the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 4, 2020 at 5:15 am | 2 comments | 2567 Views

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Contra Costa County achieves third-highest census self-response rate in California

Contra Costa County achieved the third-highest census 2020 self-response rate of all California counties according to county...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by 50 year resident, on Dec 3, 2020 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2923 Views

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Women making an impact

Impact 100 East Bay is on a mission. Since 2016 it has united women in the community to each contribute $1,000 every year,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Dec 3, 2020 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 2619 Views

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Governor suggests state could issue new stay-at-home order

Gov. Gavin Newsom suggested Monday the state could issue a new stay-at-home order for the majority of California's counties...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Dec 1, 2020 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 94049 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Decision to postpone high school sports again makes me 'as mad as hell'

With high school sports, at least the kids had Dec. 7 as the carrot to point their hopes toward. Now that is gone and who...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by Tom Stevens , on Dec 1, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 3049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill student is first female Eagle Scout in Tri-Valley

Lauren Swenson-Lennox of Pleasanton has become the Tri-Valley's first female Eagle Scout, completing her Board of Review...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by cathy247, on Dec 1, 2020 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 1444 Views

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Motorcyclist dies in crash with bicycle on San Ramon Valley Boulevard

A Danville man died after his motorcycle crashed into a downed bicycle on San Ramon Valley Boulevard on the south side of...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Nov 29, 2020 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 5894 Views

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Governor implements nightly curfew for non-essential activities in Contra Costa County

The order is for counties in the purple or most-restrictive tier, including Contra Costa County, in the state's Blueprint...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by Jimbo, on Nov 27, 2020 at 6:37 am | 4 comments | 16278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cal High wins top honors at Contra Costa County Model UN Conference

The student delegation from California High School in San Ramon took top honors during the 30th annual Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by Christie Mehta, on Nov 25, 2020 at 8:23 am | 2 comments | 2612 Views

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Contra Costa DA readies to investigate anticipated health restriction violation complaints

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has set up a task force to educate merchants and others about the rules,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by NickV, on Nov 20, 2020 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 2716 Views

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San Ramon Planning Commission to again debate proposed Costco gas station

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to consider approving plans Tuesday for a new 32-pump Costco gas station which,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2020
Last comment by ProfessorReyes, on Nov 17, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 6644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa, Alameda among counties moved to purple tier as governor pulls 'emergency brake' on reopening plans

Most of the Bay Area's counties will move into more-restrictive reopening tiers this week as the state attempts to extinguish...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
Last comment by DanvilleDude, on Nov 16, 2020 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 13890 Views

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Danville: Voters cast ballots in favor of continuity for Town Council

Voters in the town of Danville have cast their ballots in favor of continuity and have voted to re-elect council members...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
Last comment by dand d, on Nov 12, 2020 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 4668 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon: Costco gas station heading back to commission soon

The proposal to bring a new Costco gas station to San Ramon across the street from the Costco Wholesale store in Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by Joseph S, on Nov 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 11479 Views

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County supervisors to consider forming Office of Racial Equity and Social Justice

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors could on Tuesday approve forming an Office of Racial Equity and Social Justice...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Nov 11, 2020 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 2117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Bright orange skies are not normal

Corporations have their hands in the pockets of government, from city council, county judges, to the President. These corporations...

Original post made by Online Editor on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by I know a Little, on Nov 10, 2020 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 679 Views

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Contra Costa County DA takes aim at reducing racial disparities through 'Reshaping Prosecution'

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has announced its participation in the Vera Institute of Justice's Reshaping...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by Danville, on Nov 7, 2020 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 4141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Presidents, Populism, and the Crisis in Democracy: Meeting November 11

Professor William Howell of Univ. of Chicago & Professor Terry Moe of Stanford Univ. discuss their book, "Presidents, Populism,...

Original post made by Brodie Hilp on Nov. 6, 2020
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