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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 | 3954 Views

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Comment deadline extended for Contra Costa County drilling plan

The public comment period for a proposed exploratory oil and gas drilling operation west of Brentwood, on rural Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
Last comment by Chalyse, on May 23, 2020 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 4283 Views

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Contra Costa County Superior Court to resume almost-full operations May 26

Most functions of the Contra Costa County Superior Court, including jury service, are set to reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 2947 Views

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Contra Costa County seeks contact tracing volunteers

Contra Costa County health officials are seeking volunteers to be "contact tracers" to research the connections between people...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 20, 2020 at 12:55 am | 3 comments | 3718 Views

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San Ramon: City looks to use general fund reserves to make up for budgetary shortfall from COVID-19

San Ramon city officials say they will be able to make up for budget shortfalls resulting from the coronavirus pandemic using...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Bob duPont, on May 18, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2939 Views

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Public sector jobs untouched so far in Contra Costa County, but layoffs loom

While many businesses confront financial ruin and unemployment soars, jobs in Contra Costa County's public sector have remained...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on May 15, 2020 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 3862 Views

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Newsom proposes deep education, health care cuts in revised state budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his revised state budget proposal Thursday, with deep cuts in education and health care funding...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on May 15, 2020 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1495 Views

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Danville native's journey on 'American Idol' comes to an end

Danville's hometown "American Idol" contestant Grace Leer had her journey come to an end on Sunday, when she was eliminated...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by JS, on May 14, 2020 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 3329 Views

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Pleasanton: Nordstrom store in Stoneridge Shopping Center permanently closing

Nordstrom is closing its department store in Pleasanton's Stoneridge Shopping Center, corporate officials confirmed to the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by HZ, on May 8, 2020 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 10887 Views

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San Ramon council to consider installing license plate readers and security cameras for police

The San Ramon City Council will discuss equipping its city's streets with automated license plate readers and situational...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by CopFriend, on May 7, 2020 at 9:26 am | 18 comments | 5548 Views

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San Ramon developer acquires new property in Orinda

San Ramon-based housing developer Landsea Homes has announced its newest property acquisition in the region this month, which...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by MM, on May 7, 2020 at 6:43 am | 4 comments | 8761 Views

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Danville: Ben Curry's family holding vigil online on second anniversary of teen's death

Next Friday will mark two years since the on-campus drowning of San Ramon Valley High School freshman Ben Curry, and to remember...

Original post made on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by mrszalewski2, on May 5, 2020 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 3875 Views

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Fire damages house in San Ramon

San Ramon Valley Fire crews knocked down flames inside a house in southwestern San Ramon on Sunday afternoon, according to...

Original post made on May. 4, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on May 4, 2020 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 7138 Views

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Bay Area shelter-in-place order being extended through May

The public health officers of six Bay Area counties, including Contra Costa and Alameda, announced on Monday that they will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 1, 2020 at 11:44 am | 16 comments | 5566 Views

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Dublin council greenlights Tassajara Road realignment

A multi-jurisdictional effort to improve traffic safety in Dublin along Tassajara Road between Palisades Drive to the boundary...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 28, 2020 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 3090 Views

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San Ramon: Man arrested for carjacking shortly after being released from custody for car theft

A man was arrested in San Ramon for allegedly carjacking one car and attempting to carjack a second vehicle shortly after...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 27, 2020 at 11:45 pm | 6 comments | 3934 Views

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Valley Views: Giving back with face masks

One Pleasanton couple have turned their home into a facemask factory, with him in charge of materials procurement and cutting,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Apr 27, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 2233 Views

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Visitors to East Bay parks asked to wear face masks

The East Bay Regional Park District on Friday asked parks visitors to wear face masks or other face coverings in accordance...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2020
Last comment by AJB, on Apr 27, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1458 Views

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Tri-Valley BART director criticizes GM for lack of detail in budget presentation

BART Director Debora Allen blasted General Manager Bob Powers on Thursday for not providing enough details on the budget...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on Apr 27, 2020 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1458 Views

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County supervisors approve moratoriums on evictions, rent increases

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors passed an urgency ordinance Tuesday to temporarily prohibit evictions caused...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 27, 2020 at 8:51 am | 5 comments | 2086 Views
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