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California health leaders lift regional stay-at-home orders

The California Department of Public Health ended regional stay-at-home orders on Monday morning, effective immediately for...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
Last comment by Rick, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 983 Views

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San Ramon residents file appeal challenging new 32-pump Costco gas station

A group of residents has filed an appeal with the city over the San Ramon Planning Commission's decision to approve a 32-pump...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Hometown Gal, 23 hours ago | 4 comments | 5497 Views

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Pelosi picks Swalwell as impeachment manager

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) was selected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve as an impeachment manager...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by The Dude, on Jan 24, 2021 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 754 Views

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Most popular library books for San Ramon Valley readers in 2020

The Contra Costa County Library System reached a record-breaking 1 million digital book checkouts in 2020, a feat achieved...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Anne Milano Appel, on Jan 22, 2021 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2265 Views

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BART able to balance budget with new federal funding; nine-figure deficits still loom

Federal relief funding is expected to cover BART's previously projected budget deficit, preventing the transit agency from...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Jan 19, 2021 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1261 Views

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Seniors 65 and older can schedule COVID-19 vaccination in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County residents 65 and older can now sign up to receive COVID-19 vaccine shots, Contra Costa Health Services...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Lewis Glenn, on Jan 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 3757 Views

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Rep. DeSaulnier: With Capitol violence, 'We came close to losing democracy'

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier said he's still working through some of the things he saw on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Mr. Kalugin, on Jan 14, 2021 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 838 Views

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Coroner IDs two young men killed in fiery crash on I-680 in San Ramon

The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office has identified the two young men killed in a fiery collision on Interstate 680 near...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Jan 13, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 5920 Views

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SRVUSD: Resident challenges postponement of in-person learning, alleges Brown Act violation

The San Ramon Valley school board is set Tuesday to discuss an allegation it violated state public meeting laws after a resident...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Coach, on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:38 pm | 5 comments | 3344 Views

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DeSaulnier hosting virtual town hall on 'impeachment and 25th Amendment'

In response to last week's assault on the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is supporting congressional colleagues' effort...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 12, 2021 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 940 Views

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As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, local Reps. DeSaulnier and Swalwell escape unharmed

Local U.S. Reps. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) were among hundreds of legislators who fled the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Local Man, on Jan 7, 2021 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1958 Views

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State has administered just 35% of COVID-19 vaccines received to date

California has administered just 35% of the COVID-19 vaccine doses it has received to date, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Maskedman, on Jan 5, 2021 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

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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 | 4106 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 | 4107 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 | 1599 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 | 3046 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

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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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