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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 | 5124 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 | 1280 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 | 8768 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 | 11888 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 | 10184 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 | 10115 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 | 1614 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville extends nightly curfew; sheriff holds off on mandatory countywide order

The town of Danville is continuing its nighttime curfew order for another three days in light of civil unrest in the East...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Oscar Pinelli, on Jun 3, 2020 at 8:51 pm | 5 comments | 16197 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Retail shopping, childcare among the businesses reopening in Contra Costa County

Bay Area public health officers announced Monday that they "expect to move forward with additional openings" of businesses...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by Resident of 30plus yrs, on Jun 3, 2020 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 3250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mt. Diablo school board fires superintendent, rejects deal with teachers

Mt. Diablo Unified School District's Board of Education at its meeting on Thursday voted unanimously to fire Superintendent...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Jun 3, 2020 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 2310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SR Planning Commission to review proposed fitness center in former OSH location

The San Ramon Planning Commission on Tuesday will review a proposal for a fitness center on the former Orchard's Supply Hardware...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Jun 2, 2020 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Town Council to review local effects of coronavirus pandemic during special meeting

The Danville Town Council is set to meet and discuss a variety of COVID-19 related issues facing the town on Tuesday evening,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by RT, on Jun 2, 2020 at 6:42 am | 1 comment | 2516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County library system facing cuts as cities pay for fewer extra hours

Most Bay Area cities face budget problems owing directly to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and in Contra Costa County,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Jun 1, 2020 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 2679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs 2.56% raises for executive cabinet, management staff

The SRVUSD Board of Education approved plans to award its executive cabinet, management staff and confidential employees...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 1, 2020 at 9:46 am | 16 comments | 4311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tri-Valley police prepare amid looting around Bay Area

Police agencies in the Tri-Valley braced for potential looting attempts in local communities amid similar cases around the...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 22024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enough is Enough

As a proud parent of 3 children in or through the San Ramon Valley school district, I have always felt blessed with how great...

Original post made by Steve Wilcox on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by SRVUSD parent, on May 30, 2020 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 631 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County health officer says COVID-19 restrictions will loosen carefully, deliberately

Dr. Chris Farnitano said he knows Bay Area residents are getting frustrated with what feels like a glacial pace in reopening...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Dickita P, on May 29, 2020 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 3477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to consider raises for executive cabinet, management

The SRVUSD board is set to give retiring Superintendent Rick Schmitt, his executive cabinet and management staff 2.56% retroactive...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Disgusted SRVUSD parent, on May 28, 2020 at 9:41 am | 16 comments | 5874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council holding in-person meeting to discuss revenue shortfalls from COVID-19 pandemic

The Danville Town Council is set to review the ongoing financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic during a special budgetary...

Original post made on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by RodgerD, on May 25, 2020 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1523 Views

RESTAURANTS

San Ramon council considering new policies for restaurants, businesses to operate outdoors

The San Ramon City Council is set Tuesday to discuss adopting an interim policy and waive application fees that would allow...

Original post made on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Susan, on May 25, 2020 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 5055 Views
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