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Secretary of State Padilla talks voting access, safety in November election

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla spoke to reporters last week about voting access and safety this year during the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Sep 16, 2020 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1235 Views

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Rep. DeSaulnier to participate in 'Conversation on Race' town hall

Local U.S. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will be participating in a virtual Conversation on Race town hall on Tuesday, and...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Sep 15, 2020 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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Walnut Creek: City signs off on bond issue for Christian school construction

The Walnut Creek City Council on Tuesday approved the issuance of up to $20 million in tax-exempt bonds by a local Christian...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2020
Last comment by Carol H, on Sep 7, 2020 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2973 Views

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Contra Costa Community College District trustees knocked for ethics violations

Another assertion upheld by that investigation is that Gordon, while intoxicated, called several district employees and fellow...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2020
Last comment by Vicky Vino, on Sep 5, 2020 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 6792 Views

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'Everyone counts, everyone matters'

While the Tri-Valley community's census self-response rates remain above the state and national average, there are still...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Sep 4, 2020 at 8:02 am | 1 comment | 3238 Views

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Local college professor Reza Majlesi seeks to bring new voice to San Ramon City Council

Local college professor Reza Majlesi wants to challenge the established leadership in the city of San Ramon, through his...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2020
Last comment by geezer36, on Sep 2, 2020 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 4883 Views

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Retired police officer Kevin Traylor running for Danville council seat

Retired Oakland police officer and insurance investigator Kevin Traylor has launched a bid to join the Danville Town Council,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by Mike Stevenson, on Sep 1, 2020 at 5:08 pm | 3 comments | 4627 Views

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Candidate lists finalized for some San Ramon Valley elections; filing extensions in six local races

The candidate lists were solidified for some San Ramon Valley local elections on Friday, but several others will have their...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Vicky Vino, on Aug 31, 2020 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 4334 Views

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Editorial: Electing leaders takes an educated citizenry

Our editorial staff spends a considerable amount of time and resources helping Tri-Valley voters become that "educated citizenry."...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Aug 30, 2020 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 2943 Views

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Governor announces new statewide reopening process during COVID-19 pandemic

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a revamped statewide process Friday for counties to reopen things like businesses and schools...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Aug 28, 2020 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 2097 Views

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Candidates clash at Alameda County Board of Supervisors District 1 election forum

The two finalists for Alameda County Board of Supervisors District 1, Dublin Mayor David Haubert and Fremont City Councilman...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Eric Mills, coordinator, ACTION FOR ANIMALS, on Aug 19, 2020 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 5002 Views

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Guest Opinion: Sacramento's war on the suburbs

This year, a package of housing bills that remove local public input, override local development standards and negate environmental...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 19, 2020 at 8:05 am | 5 comments | 12811 Views

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Sen. Glazer calls for a second lockdown for most of California

Tri-Valley State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) is leaning on Gov. Gavin Newsom to enact another shelter-in-place policy for...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Yasmin, on Aug 14, 2020 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 3825 Views

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San Ramon's StoryWalk will let families read while venturing park

The City of San Ramon is officially installing a StoryWalk, an interactive storybook project, in Central Park. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by Cerred, on Aug 13, 2020 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 4597 Views

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DeSaulnier to host virtual town hall on coronavirus and the economy

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is set to host a virtual town hall to discuss coronavirus and the economy on Monday, during which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Aug 10, 2020 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1586 Views

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Local activist Sameera Rajwade announces candidacy for San Ramon City Council

The field of candidates seeking to lead San Ramon has grown once again, with the announcement that 21-year-old Sameera Rajwade...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2020
Last comment by a human, on Aug 9, 2020 at 2:46 am | 22 comments | 8518 Views

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San Ramon Councilman O'Loane confirms he won't seek re-election

After more than 15 years of serving his city in a variety of capacities, San Ramon City Councilman Phil O'Loane has announced...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Susan Wright, on Aug 6, 2020 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 3498 Views

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DA proposes task force to close juvenile hall; news surprises some county supervisors

A plan from the Contra Costa County district attorney made public Tuesday proposing that the county's Juvenile Hall should...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Aug 6, 2020 at 2:44 am | 2 comments | 2567 Views

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Supervisor Andersen talks coronavirus response during State of the County address

Andersen's State of the County address largely focused on the local response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 4, 2020 at 6:29 am | 2 comments | 2526 Views

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Contra Costa County Supervisors move ahead with new half-cent sales tax measure

A new half-cent sales tax to raise an estimated $81 million a year, mostly for social services, moved closer to the November...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Jul 31, 2020 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 3101 Views
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