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Danville council approves policy updates on small cell wireless facilities

As Federal Communications Commission regulations over the installation of small cell wireless facilities in communities continue...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Dr. V, on Apr 18, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 1782 Views

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Danville council to review wireless cell facility policies amid new FCC regulations

The debate over the installation of wireless communication facilities continues in Danville, as the Town Council is set to...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by hamilton, on Apr 18, 2019 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 1512 Views

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Congressman DeSaulnier to discuss federal shutdown at town hall Saturday

With the partial government shutdown having officially become the longest in U.S. history, U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord)...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by dbrower, on Feb 2, 2019 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 1239 Views

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State Assembly race tightens; Baker’s lead shrinks to 627 votes

The race to represent the San Ramon Valley in the State Assembly has narrowed to a 0.4% lead for Republican incumbent Catharine...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Voter, on Nov 13, 2018 at 10:56 pm | 11 comments | 2469 Views

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Election: County voters approve marijuana tax, Assemblywoman Baker leads tight race

Measure R needed support from a majority of Contra Costa County voters to pass, and more than 71% voters said Yes, according...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 8, 2018 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 3369 Views

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Congressional hopeful Peters' candidate statement left out of voters guide

U.S. House of Representatives hopeful Rudy Peters (R-Livermore) saw his campaign hit a bump in the road late in this election...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Oct 16, 2018 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1193 Views

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Colin Kaepernick and September 11

Colin Kaepernick had the right to take a knee during our national anthem, as our First Amendment protects even controversial...

Original post made by American on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Dickita P, on Oct 3, 2018 at 7:19 am | 13 comments | 615 Views

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Local water entities split on Prop 3 endorsement

The Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors recently chose not to endorse a proposed statewide water bond measure, five months...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by LDM, on Sep 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 998 Views

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DeSaulnier introduces Megaprojects Accountability Act

Local U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) announced a bipartisan bill last week that aims to increase the accountability...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by Lincoln, on Aug 8, 2018 at 6:29 am | 5 comments | 2099 Views

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Swalwell bill aims to prevent U.S. president, family from profiting off foreign powers

The Tri-Valley's U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), one of Congress's more vocal critics of President Donald Trump and many...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2018
Last comment by Lincoln, on Aug 3, 2018 at 8:48 am | 16 comments | 2198 Views

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Bay Area labor groups condemn U.S. Supreme Court decision

In a setback for unions, the U.S. Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote Wednesday struck down the use of mandatory fees for nonmembers...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by A Progressive in Blackhawk, on Jul 5, 2018 at 8:39 am | 6 comments | 2475 Views

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Tragedy in a Maryland newsroom strikes too close to home

The tragedy in a Maryland newsroom strikes too close to home for journalists and readers alike. Over the past few months,...

Original post made by Linda Kelly on Jun. 29, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1236 Views

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Helping out in Puerto Rico

Bill Caldwell remembers the laments of Hurricane Maria survivors bemoaning their losses as "todo, todo, todo" -- "everything,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by Median Joe, on May 14, 2018 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 1105 Views

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San Ramon Regional Medical Center names new CEO

San Ramon Regional Medical Center has announced the appointment of Ann Lucena as its new CEO to lead all hospital operations...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Candy Hogan, on Apr 4, 2018 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 3413 Views

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Assemblywoman Baker announces staffing changes

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) made two recent staffing changes for her office in Sacramento. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by Tony, on Dec 27, 2017 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1380 Views

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Oakland A Bruce Maxwell, Only Major League Player Who Refused Stand For National Anthem, Arrested In Arizona For Pulling Gun On Female Food Delivery Driver

Oakland A Bruce Maxwell, who the liberal media embraced as an alleged " civil rights " hero for refusing to stand for our...

Original post made by American on Oct. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 391 Views

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Great American Eclipse as seen from San Ramon

Thankfully there was a break in the fog to catch a few pics of the Great American Eclipse today! Did you get a chance to...

Original post made by Tony Froude on Aug. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 500 Views

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DeSaulnier launches Congressional App Challenge for local high schoolers

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) has announced the start of his district's second annual Congressional App Challenge...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Duke, on Aug 1, 2017 at 5:07 am | 1 comment | 1273 Views

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Fallen deputy remembered as hard-working model for others

Alameda County sheriff's deputy Mike Foley, who died after he was hit by a prisoner-transport bus at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jessiethern, on Jul 12, 2017 at 4:11 am | 1 comment | 2138 Views

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Hearing Aids

My blogger login has been removed, so I'm posting my final blog here in the Town Square. This is about two new bills one...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 10, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 738 Views
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