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California sees steep drop in reports of child abuse since school campuses closed

No group in California reports more suspected cases of child abuse than teachers. And with teachers no longer seeing students...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, 33 minutes ago | 1 comment | 362 Views

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Staying Healthy: Anxiety is challenging many kids during pandemic

Sheltering in place and remote learning are new ways of life for many Tri-Valley residents, and local mental health experts...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
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County supervisors mull extending rent, eviction protections

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote Tuesday on whether, and how, to extend protections for residential...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Sep 22, 2020 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 1056 Views

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Six candidates vie for three seats on Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Board of Directors

The Central San Board of Directors is one of the special districts is set to appear on San Ramon Valley voters' ballots during...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2020
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 21, 2020 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 3927 Views

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MTC seeks comments on new I-680 toll express lanes north of San Ramon Valley

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is asking Bay Area residents to learn about, and comment on, regional express...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Pete, on Sep 17, 2020 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 3785 Views

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Danville cancer care advocate wins national award

Danville resident Lori Garcia has been awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team Lead of the Year award by the American Cancer...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Maria Johnson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 3381 Views

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Some changes as Contra Costa County adopts state restrictions for coronavirus blueprint

Most regulations were already closely aligned with state policies; however, county officials say the move simplifies the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Mark Lonergan, on Sep 16, 2020 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 3738 Views

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Campaign for countywide sales tax measure begins

Contra Costa County officials on Friday formally kicked off a campaign supporting a half-cent countywide sales tax ballot...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2020
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2020 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 4336 Views

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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 | 453 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 | 797 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 | 2773 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 | 4262 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 | 3002 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 | 4092 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 | 4018 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 | 3928 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 | 2793 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 | 1972 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 | 2896 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 | 12535 Views
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